The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 8 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.42% 2.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.63% 2.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £531 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%

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
86 166 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 89.58% 90.71% 90.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 117 121
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £298 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.68 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.37% +125.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Luton region with a requirement for TDD.

1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) QA
2 15 (88.24%) TeamCity
2 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 15 (88.24%) Feature Driven Development
2 15 (88.24%) BDD
2 15 (88.24%) ATDD
2 15 (88.24%) Continuous Delivery
3 14 (82.35%) SDET
3 14 (82.35%) E-Commerce
4 13 (76.47%) SpecFlow
5 9 (52.94%) API Testing
6 8 (47.06%) Defect Management
6 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
6 8 (47.06%) Ruby
6 8 (47.06%) JIRA
6 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (47.06%) TestNG
6 8 (47.06%) Perl
6 8 (47.06%) JUnit
6 8 (47.06%) Python
7 7 (41.18%) Selenium
8 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
8 6 (35.29%) JBehave
8 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
9 5 (29.41%) REST
9 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
9 5 (29.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (23.53%) Java

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) TeamCity
2 13 (76.47%) SpecFlow
3 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
3 8 (47.06%) JIRA
3 8 (47.06%) JUnit
3 8 (47.06%) TestNG
4 7 (41.18%) Selenium
5 6 (35.29%) JBehave
5 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
5 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
6 5 (29.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
7 3 (17.65%) Ant
7 3 (17.65%) Maven
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Test Automation Engineer
1 11 (64.71%) Test Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) ATDD
2 15 (88.24%) BDD
2 15 (88.24%) Continuous Delivery
2 15 (88.24%) Feature Driven Development
2 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
3 14 (82.35%) E-Commerce
4 9 (52.94%) API Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (47.06%) Defect Management
6 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) Perl
2 8 (47.06%) Python
2 8 (47.06%) Ruby
3 4 (23.53%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (88.24%) QA
2 14 (82.35%) SDET