The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.66% 6.88% 7.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 8.23% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 5
Average daily rate
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£513 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £59.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.56%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
135 158 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 88.82% 83.60% 81.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 107 52
Average daily rate £475 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Luton

TDD
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) ScrumMaster
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC