The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Luton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 15 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 15 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.50% 5.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.38% 7.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
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 £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
179 51 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 89.50% 69.86% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 41 32
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
Bedfordshire

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 18 April 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 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 14 (87.50%) MVC
3 12 (75.00%) Scrum
4 11 (68.75%) HTML
5 10 (62.50%) .NET
5 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 10 (62.50%) C#
5 10 (62.50%) E-Commerce
5 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
6 9 (56.25%) TeamCity
6 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
7 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (31.25%) Dojo
9 4 (25.00%) Spring MVC
9 4 (25.00%) Spring
9 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (25.00%) OO
9 4 (25.00%) Kanban
9 4 (25.00%) Agile Testing
10 3 (18.75%) hybris
10 3 (18.75%) JSP
10 3 (18.75%) Java
10 3 (18.75%) CMS
11 2 (12.50%) Subversion
11 2 (12.50%) JSTL
11 2 (12.50%) HTML5
11 2 (12.50%) LESS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) TeamCity
1 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (31.25%) Dojo
4 4 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 4 (25.00%) Spring
5 3 (18.75%) JSP
6 2 (12.50%) JSTL
6 2 (12.50%) HTML5
6 2 (12.50%) LESS
7 1 (6.25%) Sass
7 1 (6.25%) CSS3
7 1 (6.25%) XHR
7 1 (6.25%) Velocity
7 1 (6.25%) Django
7 1 (6.25%) Ajax
7 1 (6.25%) CSS
7 1 (6.25%) DOM
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) MVC
2 12 (75.00%) Scrum
3 10 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) Kanban
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) hybris
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft