The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 39 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing TDD 35 44 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.58% 3.72% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 4.74% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 29
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
793 929 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.17% 78.53% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 478 430
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.75 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +5 34 £425 +2.40% 13
TDD
South East

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 52 (94.55%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (76.36%) C#
3 41 (74.55%) .NET
4 30 (54.55%) SQL
5 28 (50.91%) SQL Server
6 19 (34.55%) Scrum
7 18 (32.73%) WCF
8 17 (30.91%) BDD
9 16 (29.09%) MVC
9 16 (29.09%) SOAP
10 15 (27.27%) Finance
10 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 15 (27.27%) WPF
10 15 (27.27%) MVVM
11 14 (25.45%) Windows
12 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
12 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
13 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
13 12 (21.82%) SOA
13 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
13 12 (21.82%) Multithreading
13 12 (21.82%) REST
14 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (18.18%) OO
15 9 (16.36%) E-Commerce
15 9 (16.36%) Entity Framework
15 9 (16.36%) SDLC
16 8 (14.55%) User Experience
17 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
17 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (5.45%) JBoss
2 2 (3.64%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.82%) Commerce Server
3 1 (1.82%) Node.js
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (50.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.64%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.64%) Big Data
4 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.64%) HBase
4 2 (3.64%) Impala
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.45%) Selenium
3 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) Grunt
3 1 (1.82%) gulp
3 1 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.82%) NUnit
3 1 (1.82%) Protractor
3 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.82%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
2 6 (10.91%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (60.00%) Developer
2 19 (34.55%) .NET Developer
3 13 (23.64%) Senior Developer
4 12 (21.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (21.82%) C# Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Senior C# Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Architect
6 6 (10.91%) C# WPF Developer
6 6 (10.91%) WPF Developer
7 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce Architect
7 5 (9.09%) iOS Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Team Leader
8 4 (7.27%) Agile Developer
8 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Architect
9 3 (5.45%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (74.55%) .NET
2 18 (32.73%) WCF
3 16 (29.09%) SOAP
4 15 (27.27%) WPF
5 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
6 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
6 12 (21.82%) REST
7 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (16.36%) Entity Framework
9 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (10.91%) JSON
10 6 (10.91%) XML
11 5 (9.09%) DOM
11 5 (9.09%) HTML
11 5 (9.09%) Middleware
11 5 (9.09%) MSMQ
12 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
12 4 (7.27%) HTML5
12 4 (7.27%) RESTful
13 3 (5.45%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) User Experience
2 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Blockchain
3 5 (9.09%) Cryptocurrency
4 4 (7.27%) N-Tier
5 3 (5.45%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.64%) BYOD
6 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.64%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.82%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.64%) Android
3 2 (3.64%) BlackBerry OS
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Unix
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Phone
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (94.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) Scrum
3 17 (30.91%) BDD
4 16 (29.09%) MVC
5 15 (27.27%) MVVM
6 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
7 12 (21.82%) Multithreading
7 12 (21.82%) SOA
8 10 (18.18%) OO
9 9 (16.36%) E-Commerce
9 9 (16.36%) SDLC
10 7 (12.73%) High Availability
10 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
10 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
11 6 (10.91%) DevOps
11 6 (10.91%) Domain-Driven Design
12 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
12 5 (9.09%) iOS Development
12 5 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (76.36%) C#
2 30 (54.55%) SQL
3 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) Java
5 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.45%) XAML
7 2 (3.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.64%) MobileIron
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