Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 38 45
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 -5
Contract jobs citing TDD 33 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 5.97% 3.87% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.71% 4.52% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 3
Bracknell median daily rate £425 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% -
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bracknell median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 - -

TDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 492 487 429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 88.97% 85.59% 80.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 238 165
Bracknell median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £153 £200 £171
90th Percentile £575 £573 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 51 53
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -46.81% +46.88%
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
% change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +78.38%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bracknell.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Bracknell

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TDD in Bracknell.

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Bracknell

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Bracknell over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bracknell region with a requirement for TDD.

1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (72.73%) Scrum
3 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
4 16 (48.48%) .NET
4 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
4 16 (48.48%) BDD
5 15 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (45.45%) Java
6 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (42.42%) REST
7 12 (36.36%) MVC
7 12 (36.36%) DevOps
8 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 11 (33.33%) Kanban
9 10 (30.30%) Web Services
10 9 (27.27%) HTML
10 9 (27.27%) Finance
11 8 (24.24%) C#
11 8 (24.24%) SQL
11 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
11 8 (24.24%) XML
11 8 (24.24%) JSON
11 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
11 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
12 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (21.21%) HTML5
12 7 (21.21%) Maven
12 7 (21.21%) WCF
12 7 (21.21%) Unix

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) Confluence
2 3 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.06%) CMS
3 2 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.12%) GitHub
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (6.06%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (6.06%) CloudFront
4 2 (6.06%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
1 2 (6.06%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.21%) Maven
2 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (18.18%) Gradle
4 5 (15.15%) IntelliJ
4 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
4 5 (15.15%) JUnit
4 5 (15.15%) Mercurial
5 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
5 4 (12.12%) JIRA
6 3 (9.09%) Selenium
6 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.06%) Ant
7 2 (6.06%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
7 2 (6.06%) Checkstyle
7 2 (6.06%) eggPlant
7 2 (6.06%) JMeter
7 2 (6.06%) NeoLoad
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.12%) DevOps Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.09%) AWS Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Tester
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Data Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.06%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 14 (42.42%) REST
3 10 (30.30%) Web Services
4 9 (27.27%) HTML
5 8 (24.24%) JSON
5 8 (24.24%) XML
6 7 (21.21%) HTML5
6 7 (21.21%) React
6 7 (21.21%) WCF
7 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 6 (18.18%) Spring
8 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
8 5 (15.15%) CSS
8 5 (15.15%) SOAP
8 5 (15.15%) WSDL
8 5 (15.15%) XSD
8 5 (15.15%) XSLT
9 4 (12.12%) JSF
9 4 (12.12%) Spring MVC
9 4 (12.12%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (18.18%) Life Science
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Unix
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (72.73%) Scrum
3 16 (48.48%) BDD
4 15 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (36.36%) DevOps
5 12 (36.36%) MVC
6 11 (33.33%) Kanban
6 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
8 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
8 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (18.18%) Microservices
9 6 (18.18%) SOLID
10 4 (12.12%) Content Management
10 4 (12.12%) OOD
10 4 (12.12%) Pair Programming
10 4 (12.12%) SOA
10 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 15 (45.45%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) C#
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
4 5 (15.15%) XPath
5 3 (9.09%) Groovy
5 3 (9.09%) Ruby
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
6 2 (6.06%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) Scala
7 1 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Ansible
1 2 (6.06%) HP Fortify
1 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Adobe
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.06%) Splunk