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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 17 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.70% 2.98% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 3.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £475 £563 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%

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
90 149 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 83.33% 88.69% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 114 112
Median daily rate £505 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £288 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.68 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.37% +331.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 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 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) BDD
2 18 (94.74%) QA
2 18 (94.74%) C#
3 17 (89.47%) E-Commerce
3 17 (89.47%) Test Automation
3 17 (89.47%) SpecFlow
3 17 (89.47%) Continuous Delivery
4 16 (84.21%) ATDD
4 16 (84.21%) TeamCity
4 16 (84.21%) Feature Driven Development
5 15 (78.95%) Selenium
5 15 (78.95%) SDET
6 14 (73.68%) Cucumber
7 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (68.42%) JBehave
7 13 (68.42%) WebDriver
8 12 (63.16%) TestNG
8 12 (63.16%) SoapUI
8 12 (63.16%) Defect Management
8 12 (63.16%) JIRA
8 12 (63.16%) Ruby
8 12 (63.16%) JUnit
8 12 (63.16%) Python
8 12 (63.16%) Perl
9 11 (57.89%) Java
10 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
10 10 (52.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (47.37%) API Testing
12 8 (42.11%) Maven

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (89.47%) SpecFlow
2 16 (84.21%) TeamCity
3 15 (78.95%) Selenium
4 14 (73.68%) Cucumber
5 13 (68.42%) JBehave
5 13 (68.42%) WebDriver
6 12 (63.16%) JIRA
6 12 (63.16%) JUnit
6 12 (63.16%) SoapUI
6 12 (63.16%) TestNG
7 10 (52.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
8 8 (42.11%) Ant
8 8 (42.11%) Maven
9 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Test Automation Engineer
1 11 (57.89%) Test Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Developer in Test
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Expert
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) BDD
2 17 (89.47%) Continuous Delivery
2 17 (89.47%) E-Commerce
2 17 (89.47%) Test Automation
3 16 (84.21%) ATDD
3 16 (84.21%) Feature Driven Development
4 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (63.16%) Defect Management
6 9 (47.37%) API Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.26%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) Perl
2 12 (63.16%) Python
2 12 (63.16%) Ruby
3 11 (57.89%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Haskell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (94.74%) QA
2 15 (78.95%) SDET
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