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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 44 46
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2  
Contract jobs citing TDD 25 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.36% 3.24% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 4.04% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 14
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £353 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £425 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +1.81% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88%  

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 455 693 665
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.27% 80.12% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 412 321
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 37
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.70% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.61 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £40.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (65.91%) BDD
3 22 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (40.91%) Test Automation
5 13 (29.55%) Java
6 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 12 (27.27%) C#
7 11 (25.00%) Scrum
7 11 (25.00%) REST
8 9 (20.45%) HTML
8 9 (20.45%) CSS
9 8 (18.18%) Finance
9 8 (18.18%) JSON
10 7 (15.91%) Degree
10 7 (15.91%) Hadoop
10 7 (15.91%) C++
10 7 (15.91%) Functional Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Unity DI Container
10 7 (15.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 7 (15.91%) Unreal Engine
11 6 (13.64%) CSS3
11 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
11 6 (13.64%) HTML5
11 6 (13.64%) User Stories
11 6 (13.64%) Mobile App
11 6 (13.64%) DevOps
11 6 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (13.64%) SOAP
11 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
12 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering

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 5 (11.36%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.82%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.27%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) Hadoop
2 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.36%) Apache Hive
3 5 (11.36%) Big Data
4 4 (9.09%) DB2
4 4 (9.09%) HBase
4 4 (9.09%) Impala
4 4 (9.09%) Sqoop
5 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.55%) Redis
5 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.27%) DataStax
6 1 (2.27%) MySQL
6 1 (2.27%) OLTP
6 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 4 (9.09%) webpack
2 3 (6.82%) Maven
2 3 (6.82%) Selenium
2 3 (6.82%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.55%) JIRA
3 2 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Appium
4 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.27%) Calabash
4 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.27%) DbUnit
4 1 (2.27%) jMock
4 1 (2.27%) Mockito
4 1 (2.27%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Games
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Developer
2 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Scrum Master
4 4 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.82%) Agile C# Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Developer
5 3 (6.82%) C++ Developer
5 3 (6.82%) C++/C# Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Designer
6 2 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.27%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) REST
2 9 (20.45%) CSS
2 9 (20.45%) HTML
3 8 (18.18%) JSON
4 7 (15.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 7 (15.91%) Unity DI Container
4 7 (15.91%) Unreal Engine
5 6 (13.64%) CSS3
5 6 (13.64%) HTML5
5 6 (13.64%) SOAP
6 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
6 5 (11.36%) OAuth
6 5 (11.36%) React Native
6 5 (11.36%) Redux
6 5 (11.36%) Semantic HTML
7 4 (9.09%) RESTful
7 4 (9.09%) Spring
8 3 (6.82%) Middleware
8 3 (6.82%) Node.js
8 3 (6.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
1 6 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
1 2 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (2.27%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (65.91%) BDD
3 22 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (40.91%) Test Automation
5 11 (25.00%) Scrum
6 7 (15.91%) Functional Testing
7 6 (13.64%) DevOps
7 6 (13.64%) User Stories
8 5 (11.36%) Kanban
8 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.09%) ETL
9 4 (9.09%) MapReduce
9 4 (9.09%) SDLC
9 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.09%) Workflow
10 3 (6.82%) ATDD
10 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
10 3 (6.82%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) C#
2 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.91%) C++
4 5 (11.36%) ES6
5 4 (9.09%) ECMAScript
5 4 (9.09%) Scala
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) IFRS
2 1 (2.27%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) HDFS
2 2 (4.55%) Docker
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Apigee
1 4 (9.09%) Cloudera
1 4 (9.09%) Hortonworks
1 4 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (6.82%) Ab Initio
3 2 (4.55%) IBM
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Cadence
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
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