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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Contract jobs citing TDD 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.54% 8.43% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 10.29% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
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£450 £290 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -21.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
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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
180 68 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 92.31% 81.93% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 44 84
Average daily rate £450 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £508 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £45.43 £40.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 22 (88.00%) HTML
1 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (84.00%) MVC
3 19 (76.00%) Subversion
3 19 (76.00%) Ajax
3 19 (76.00%) Dojo
3 19 (76.00%) CSS
3 19 (76.00%) JSP
3 19 (76.00%) Django
3 19 (76.00%) CSS3
3 19 (76.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 18 (72.00%) LESS
4 18 (72.00%) DOM
4 18 (72.00%) OO
5 12 (48.00%) E-Commerce
6 10 (40.00%) Dependency Management
7 9 (36.00%) HTML5
7 9 (36.00%) XHR
8 8 (32.00%) hybris
8 8 (32.00%) Sass
9 6 (24.00%) .NET
9 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (16.00%) C#
10 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
11 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
11 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
11 3 (12.00%) Scrum
12 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (4.00%) Autofac

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Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Subversion
2 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) NSubstitute
4 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) UI Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) WPF Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) HTML
2 19 (76.00%) Ajax
2 19 (76.00%) Dojo
2 19 (76.00%) CSS
2 19 (76.00%) JSP
2 19 (76.00%) Django
2 19 (76.00%) CSS3
3 18 (72.00%) LESS
3 18 (72.00%) DOM
4 9 (36.00%) HTML5
4 9 (36.00%) XHR
5 8 (32.00%) Sass
6 6 (24.00%) .NET
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.00%) WPF
8 1 (4.00%) MSMQ
8 1 (4.00%) WinForms
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.00%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) MVC
2 19 (76.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 18 (72.00%) OO
4 12 (48.00%) E-Commerce
5 10 (40.00%) Dependency Management
6 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) Scrum
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.00%) Kanban
9 1 (4.00%) Revenue Management
9 1 (4.00%) Yield Management
9 1 (4.00%) BDD
9 1 (4.00%) High Availability
9 1 (4.00%) DevOps
9 1 (4.00%) Agile Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.00%) Web Development
9 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.00%) C#
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) hybris
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft