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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.63% - 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £531 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
TDD
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
165 147 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 89.67% 87.50% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 118 64
Average daily rate £438 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £578 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 6
Average hourly rate £50.68 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.24% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) SOAP
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) Data Modelling
1 9 (90.00%) SOA
1 9 (90.00%) REST
2 8 (80.00%) Low Latency
2 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) AOP
2 8 (80.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) MSMQ
3 7 (70.00%) WCF
3 7 (70.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (60.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (50.00%) Mule
6 4 (40.00%) Atlassian
6 4 (40.00%) Apache Camel
6 4 (40.00%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (40.00%) Open Source
6 4 (40.00%) Confluence
6 4 (40.00%) WSO2
6 4 (40.00%) Data Transformation
6 4 (40.00%) JIRA
7 3 (30.00%) Microservices
7 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Mule
2 4 (40.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 4 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Architect
2 8 (80.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Architect
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Integration Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Architect
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Messaging Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) REST
1 9 (90.00%) SOAP
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) MSMQ
2 7 (70.00%) WCF
3 4 (40.00%) Apache Camel
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) Middleware
5 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (60.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Data Modelling
1 9 (90.00%) SOA
2 8 (80.00%) AOP
2 8 (80.00%) Low Latency
2 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (70.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) Data Transformation
5 4 (40.00%) Open Source
6 3 (30.00%) Microservices
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
8 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 1 (10.00%) Kanban
8 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (40.00%) WSO2
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) TIBCO