The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 54 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing TDD 27 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.57% 2.07% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 2.59% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 31
Median daily rate £350 £340 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -2.85%
TDD
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
883 1042 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 84.18% 80.03% 77.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 508 509
Median daily rate £401 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.48% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 30
Median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £15.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +72.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.59 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +16 23 £350 -12.77% 7
High Wycombe +1 1 - -
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for TDD.

1 55 (85.94%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (73.44%) C#
3 46 (71.88%) .NET
4 30 (46.88%) SQL
4 30 (46.88%) SQL Server
5 21 (32.81%) WPF
6 20 (31.25%) MVVM
7 19 (29.69%) Scrum
7 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
7 19 (29.69%) SOAP
8 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
9 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 15 (23.44%) WCF
10 15 (23.44%) Windows
10 15 (23.44%) REST
11 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET
11 14 (21.88%) Multithreading
12 13 (20.31%) MVC
13 12 (18.75%) BDD
13 12 (18.75%) Finance
14 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (15.63%) SDLC
15 10 (15.63%) HTML
15 10 (15.63%) Java
15 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing
15 10 (15.63%) .NET Framework
16 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
16 9 (14.06%) Red Hat
16 9 (14.06%) SOA

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (6.25%) Apache Spark
1 4 (6.25%) JBoss
2 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.56%) Node.js
3 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (7.81%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) IaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.25%) Apache Hive
4 4 (6.25%) Big Data
4 4 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.25%) HBase
4 4 (6.25%) Impala
4 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) TeamCity
2 4 (6.25%) JIRA
2 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.69%) Subversion
4 2 (3.13%) Bower
4 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.13%) Grunt
4 2 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.56%) Ant
5 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.56%) Gradle
5 1 (1.56%) JUnit
5 1 (1.56%) NUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Publishing
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (68.75%) Developer
2 23 (35.94%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.88%) C# Developer
4 13 (20.31%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (20.31%) Senior Developer
5 11 (17.19%) WPF Developer
6 8 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Architect
7 7 (10.94%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce Architect
9 5 (7.81%) iOS Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Team Leader
10 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Senior Architect
10 4 (6.25%) Senior WPF Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Data Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (71.88%) .NET
2 21 (32.81%) WPF
3 19 (29.69%) SOAP
4 15 (23.44%) REST
4 15 (23.44%) WCF
5 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET
6 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (15.63%) .NET Framework
7 10 (15.63%) HTML
8 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (12.50%) CSS
10 7 (10.94%) Entity Framework
11 6 (9.38%) AngularJS
11 6 (9.38%) jQuery
11 6 (9.38%) JSON
11 6 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (9.38%) XML
12 5 (7.81%) DOM
12 5 (7.81%) Middleware
12 5 (7.81%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) User Experience
3 5 (7.81%) Blockchain
3 5 (7.81%) Cryptocurrency
4 3 (4.69%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.56%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.56%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.56%) iPad
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Linux
3 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (85.94%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) MVVM
3 19 (29.69%) Scrum
4 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 14 (21.88%) Multithreading
6 13 (20.31%) MVC
7 12 (18.75%) BDD
8 10 (15.63%) SDLC
8 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing
9 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
9 9 (14.06%) High Availability
9 9 (14.06%) SOA
10 8 (12.50%) Data Analysis
11 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (10.94%) DevOps
11 7 (10.94%) OO
12 6 (9.38%) Test Scripting
13 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
13 5 (7.81%) iOS Development
13 5 (7.81%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (73.44%) C#
2 30 (46.88%) SQL
3 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.63%) Java
5 4 (6.25%) PHP
5 4 (6.25%) Scala
5 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.13%) XAML
7 1 (1.56%) Python
7 1 (1.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
1 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle
4 4 (6.25%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.13%) RedGate
6 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
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