The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Luton region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 14 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing TDD 23 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.33% 2.41% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.53% 3.13% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+83.07% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
170 64 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 83.74% 77.11% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 37 40
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £315 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% -15.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Luton region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 35 (94.59%) MVC
3 33 (89.19%) HTML
4 23 (62.16%) Dojo
5 21 (56.76%) JSP
5 21 (56.76%) OO
5 21 (56.76%) E-Commerce
6 20 (54.05%) Subversion
7 19 (51.35%) Ajax
7 19 (51.35%) Django
7 19 (51.35%) CSS
7 19 (51.35%) CSS3
7 19 (51.35%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (51.35%) LESS
8 18 (48.65%) DOM
9 15 (40.54%) Scrum
10 13 (35.14%) C#
10 13 (35.14%) .NET
10 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
10 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
10 13 (35.14%) TeamCity
10 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
10 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (29.73%) hybris
12 10 (27.03%) HTML5
12 10 (27.03%) Dependency Management
13 9 (24.32%) XHR
14 8 (21.62%) Sass
15 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (54.05%) Subversion
2 13 (35.14%) TeamCity
2 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 36 (97.30%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (18.92%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.41%) UI Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.41%) UI Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (89.19%) HTML
2 23 (62.16%) Dojo
3 21 (56.76%) JSP
4 19 (51.35%) Ajax
4 19 (51.35%) Django
4 19 (51.35%) CSS
4 19 (51.35%) CSS3
4 19 (51.35%) LESS
5 18 (48.65%) DOM
6 13 (35.14%) .NET
6 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
7 10 (27.03%) HTML5
8 9 (24.32%) XHR
9 8 (21.62%) Sass
10 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (10.81%) Spring
11 4 (10.81%) Spring MVC
12 2 (5.41%) JSTL
13 1 (2.70%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (94.59%) MVC
2 21 (56.76%) OO
2 21 (56.76%) E-Commerce
3 19 (51.35%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (40.54%) Scrum
5 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (27.03%) Dependency Management
7 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.51%) Kanban
8 5 (13.51%) Agile Testing
8 5 (13.51%) DevOps
8 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.51%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.70%) Web Development
9 1 (2.70%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (35.14%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) Java
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) hybris