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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 14 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 20 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.26% 4.94% 5.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.31% 6.45% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £230 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £270 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
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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
194 62 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 89.81% 76.54% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 34 59
Average daily rate £425 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 34 (97.14%) JavaScript
2 33 (94.29%) MVC
3 32 (91.43%) HTML
4 21 (60.00%) E-Commerce
4 21 (60.00%) Dojo
5 19 (54.29%) Django
5 19 (54.29%) Subversion
5 19 (54.29%) Ajax
5 19 (54.29%) CSS
5 19 (54.29%) JSP
5 19 (54.29%) CSS3
5 19 (54.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 18 (51.43%) LESS
6 18 (51.43%) DOM
6 18 (51.43%) OO
7 14 (40.00%) .NET
7 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (37.14%) TeamCity
8 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
8 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
8 13 (37.14%) C#
8 13 (37.14%) Scrum
8 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
9 10 (28.57%) Dependency Management
10 9 (25.71%) XHR
10 9 (25.71%) HTML5
10 9 (25.71%) hybris
11 8 (22.86%) Sass
12 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (14.29%) DevOps

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (54.29%) Subversion
2 13 (37.14%) TeamCity
2 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 35 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (22.86%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.71%) UI Developer
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (5.71%) UI Programmer
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (91.43%) HTML
2 21 (60.00%) Dojo
3 19 (54.29%) Django
3 19 (54.29%) Ajax
3 19 (54.29%) CSS
3 19 (54.29%) JSP
3 19 (54.29%) CSS3
4 18 (51.43%) LESS
4 18 (51.43%) DOM
5 14 (40.00%) .NET
6 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
7 9 (25.71%) XHR
7 9 (25.71%) HTML5
8 8 (22.86%) Sass
9 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (5.71%) Spring MVC
10 2 (5.71%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) MVC
2 21 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 19 (54.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 18 (51.43%) OO
5 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (37.14%) Scrum
7 10 (28.57%) Dependency Management
8 5 (14.29%) DevOps
8 5 (14.29%) Agile Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.29%) Kanban
8 5 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (2.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) JavaScript
2 13 (37.14%) C#
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) hybris