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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 14 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing TDD 13 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.56% 2.00% 9.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.03% 2.44% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Median daily rate £485 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £575 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £585 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -36.61%
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
144 123 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 83.72% 82.00% 90.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 84 151
Median daily rate £450 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 26 August 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 18 (90.00%) C#
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) E-Commerce
3 14 (70.00%) BDD
4 12 (60.00%) QA
4 12 (60.00%) Selenium
5 11 (55.00%) SpecFlow
6 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 10 (50.00%) SDET
6 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 10 (50.00%) Java
7 9 (45.00%) TeamCity
7 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (45.00%) JBehave
7 9 (45.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (40.00%) Defect Management
8 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
8 8 (40.00%) ATDD
8 8 (40.00%) SoapUI
8 8 (40.00%) Feature Driven Development
8 8 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (40.00%) TestNG
8 8 (40.00%) Perl
8 8 (40.00%) Python
8 8 (40.00%) Ant
8 8 (40.00%) JUnit
8 8 (40.00%) JIRA
8 8 (40.00%) Maven
8 8 (40.00%) Ruby

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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 (5.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Mule
1 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Selenium
2 11 (55.00%) SpecFlow
3 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 9 (45.00%) JBehave
4 9 (45.00%) TeamCity
5 8 (40.00%) Ant
5 8 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (40.00%) JIRA
5 8 (40.00%) JUnit
5 8 (40.00%) Maven
5 8 (40.00%) SoapUI
5 8 (40.00%) TestNG
6 2 (10.00%) Jasmine
7 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Developer in Test
4 6 (30.00%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Test Engineer
6 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Architect
6 4 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Developer
7 3 (15.00%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (10.00%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
1 7 (35.00%) REST
1 7 (35.00%) SOAP
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) Java RMI
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) E-Commerce
3 14 (70.00%) BDD
4 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (45.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (40.00%) ATDD
6 8 (40.00%) Defect Management
6 8 (40.00%) Feature Driven Development
7 6 (30.00%) SOA
8 4 (20.00%) AOP
8 4 (20.00%) API Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (20.00%) Microservices
8 4 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.00%) Agile Testing
9 2 (10.00%) High Availability
9 2 (10.00%) QA Automation
9 2 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) Perl
3 8 (40.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) Haskell
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) QA
2 10 (50.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) WSO2
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