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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.63% 7.25% 5.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 7.91% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 3
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 £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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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
145 177 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.77% 91.71% 70.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 122 38
Average daily rate £501 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 April 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

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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