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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 18 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing TDD 8 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.97% 1.28% 12.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.76% 1.47% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 10
Median daily rate £485 £575 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +53.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
- -32.77%
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Bedfordshire

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
139 136 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 86.34% 87.18% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 101 121
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £50.78 £45.43 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% +278.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 14 (87.50%) C#
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) E-Commerce
3 8 (50.00%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) SOAP
3 8 (50.00%) BDD
3 8 (50.00%) REST
4 7 (43.75%) SOA
4 7 (43.75%) QA
4 7 (43.75%) Selenium
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
5 6 (37.50%) SpecFlow
5 6 (37.50%) SDET
6 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
6 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (31.25%) Microservices
6 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
6 5 (31.25%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
6 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 5 (31.25%) AOP
7 4 (25.00%) Ruby
7 4 (25.00%) Maven
7 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (25.00%) JIRA
7 4 (25.00%) Perl

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Mule
1 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) SpecFlow
2 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
3 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
4 4 (25.00%) Ant
4 4 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (25.00%) JBehave
4 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (25.00%) JIRA
4 4 (25.00%) JUnit
4 4 (25.00%) Maven
4 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (25.00%) TestNG
5 2 (12.50%) Jasmine
6 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Developer in Test
4 4 (25.00%) Architect
4 4 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Designer
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Designer
5 3 (18.75%) Integration Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Messaging Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Designer
5 3 (18.75%) SOA Designer
5 3 (18.75%) SOA Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
1 8 (50.00%) REST
1 8 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
5 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) Java RMI
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) E-Commerce
3 8 (50.00%) BDD
4 7 (43.75%) SOA
5 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 5 (31.25%) AOP
6 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
6 5 (31.25%) Microservices
6 5 (31.25%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 4 (25.00%) ATDD
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (25.00%) Defect Management
7 4 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
8 3 (18.75%) User Stories
9 2 (12.50%) Agile Testing
9 2 (12.50%) High Availability
9 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
9 2 (12.50%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Perl
3 4 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
2 6 (37.50%) SDET
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.25%) WSO2