The first table below looks at the demand for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Slough region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 17 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing TDD 15 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.95% 0.84% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.28% 1.19% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
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£350 - £294
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 - £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £33.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+113.53% -16.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
206 168 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 81.75% 70.89% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 90 78
Average daily rate £350 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -18.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £44.50 £19.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.21% -57.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
TDD
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TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Slough region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Slough

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Slough region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 15 (68.18%) Scrum
2 11 (50.00%) OO
2 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) HTML
4 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (36.36%) SOA
4 8 (36.36%) RESTful
5 7 (31.82%) Java
5 7 (31.82%) MySQL
5 7 (31.82%) CSS
5 7 (31.82%) SOAP
5 7 (31.82%) Linux
5 7 (31.82%) jQuery
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (31.82%) Open Source
5 7 (31.82%) HTML5
5 7 (31.82%) CSS3
5 7 (31.82%) QUnit
5 7 (31.82%) Jasmine
5 7 (31.82%) Sass
5 7 (31.82%) Grunt
6 6 (27.27%) Pair Programming
6 6 (27.27%) Groovy
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) Logistics
7 5 (22.73%) Scala
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (31.82%) QUnit
2 7 (31.82%) Jasmine
2 7 (31.82%) Grunt
3 4 (18.18%) Mercurial
3 4 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 5 (22.73%) DBA
4 5 (22.73%) MySQL DBA
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
1 8 (36.36%) RESTful
2 7 (31.82%) HTML5
2 7 (31.82%) CSS3
2 7 (31.82%) Sass
2 7 (31.82%) jQuery
2 7 (31.82%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) SOAP
3 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) J2EE
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (4.55%) Velocity
5 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Android
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Scrum
2 11 (50.00%) OO
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) SOA
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (27.27%) Pair Programming
7 5 (22.73%) Logistics
7 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (18.18%) OOP
9 2 (9.09%) User Stories
9 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (4.55%) Migration
10 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (4.55%) Extreme Programming
10 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) Groovy
4 5 (22.73%) Scala
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) SAP
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