The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 29 March 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 / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 38 40
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Contract jobs citing TDD 20 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.04% 3.44% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 4.44% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 25
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £45.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -14.75% +27.08%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 525 789 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.79% 77.66% 71.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 425 404
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 13
Median hourly rate £17.59 £38.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.60% +43.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.35 £18.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing TDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Reading

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Reading

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Reading over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Reading

TDD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TDD in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for TDD.

1 39 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) BDD
3 22 (42.31%) Java
4 19 (36.54%) Scrum
5 18 (34.62%) Data Protection
6 17 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (30.77%) MVC
8 15 (28.85%) C#
9 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
10 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 12 (23.08%) Finance
11 12 (23.08%) Hadoop
12 11 (21.15%) Big Data
13 10 (19.23%) Scala
13 10 (19.23%) Apache Hive
13 10 (19.23%) HDFS
13 10 (19.23%) Apache Spark
14 9 (17.31%) Impala
14 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
14 9 (17.31%) HBase
14 9 (17.31%) MapReduce
14 9 (17.31%) Sqoop
14 9 (17.31%) Oozie
14 9 (17.31%) Spring
14 9 (17.31%) MicroStrategy
14 9 (17.31%) DB2
14 9 (17.31%) HTML
14 9 (17.31%) ETL
15 8 (15.38%) CSS
15 8 (15.38%) Ab Initio

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 10 (19.23%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (5.77%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.85%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
1 1 (1.92%) Network Security
1 1 (1.92%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) Hadoop
2 11 (21.15%) Big Data
3 10 (19.23%) Apache Hive
4 9 (17.31%) DB2
4 9 (17.31%) HBase
4 9 (17.31%) Impala
4 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
4 9 (17.31%) Sqoop
5 4 (7.69%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (7.69%) GIS
5 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.92%) DataStax
7 1 (1.92%) OLTP
7 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.77%) JIRA
3 3 (5.77%) Selenium
4 2 (3.85%) JUnit
4 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.92%) Appium
5 1 (1.92%) Calabash
5 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.92%) Maven
5 1 (1.92%) MSTest
5 1 (1.92%) NUnit
5 1 (1.92%) Protractor
5 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Electronics
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Scrum Master
5 5 (9.62%) Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Hadoop Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Hadoop Developer
8 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Big Data Developer
8 2 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Designer
8 2 (3.85%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Java Scala Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
2 9 (17.31%) HTML
2 9 (17.31%) Spring
3 8 (15.38%) CSS
4 7 (13.46%) Entity Framework
5 6 (11.54%) REST
6 5 (9.62%) .NET
6 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
7 4 (7.69%) EJB
7 4 (7.69%) Java EE
7 4 (7.69%) JPA
7 4 (7.69%) jQuery
7 4 (7.69%) OpenLayers
7 4 (7.69%) Spring MVC
8 3 (5.77%) HTML5
8 3 (5.77%) Middleware
8 3 (5.77%) SOAP
8 3 (5.77%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (5.77%) Web Services
9 2 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) Blog
2 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) Social Media
2 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
1 2 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) BDD
3 19 (36.54%) Scrum
4 18 (34.62%) Data Protection
5 17 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (30.77%) MVC
7 9 (17.31%) ETL
7 9 (17.31%) MapReduce
8 7 (13.46%) User Stories
9 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
11 4 (7.69%) DevOps
11 4 (7.69%) SDLC
12 3 (5.77%) Front End Development
12 3 (5.77%) Functional Testing
12 3 (5.77%) Kanban
12 3 (5.77%) Open Source
12 3 (5.77%) SOLID
13 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) C#
3 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.23%) Scala
5 6 (11.54%) Python
6 3 (5.77%) C++
7 2 (3.85%) SQL
8 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.92%) Go
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) IFRS
2 1 (1.92%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) MicroStrategy
2 8 (15.38%) Ab Initio
3 6 (11.54%) Cloudera
3 6 (11.54%) Hortonworks
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) Apigee
5 2 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.92%) Cadence
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
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