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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 10 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing TDD 19 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.80% 2.08% 6.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.26% 2.63% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Median daily rate £485 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +43.75%
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 £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
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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
155 114 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 88.07% 79.17% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 79 165
Median daily rate £446 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £240 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £43.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% -10.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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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 29 September 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 22 (91.67%) C#
1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (87.50%) E-Commerce
3 20 (83.33%) BDD
4 18 (75.00%) QA
5 17 (70.83%) Selenium
6 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
6 16 (66.67%) SpecFlow
7 15 (62.50%) Cucumber
7 15 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (62.50%) SDET
7 15 (62.50%) TeamCity
8 14 (58.33%) WebDriver
8 14 (58.33%) Feature Driven Development
8 14 (58.33%) ATDD
9 13 (54.17%) JBehave
9 13 (54.17%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (54.17%) Java
10 12 (50.00%) Perl
10 12 (50.00%) Python
10 12 (50.00%) JUnit
10 12 (50.00%) Ruby
10 12 (50.00%) JIRA
10 12 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (50.00%) TestNG
10 12 (50.00%) Jenkins
10 12 (50.00%) SoapUI
10 12 (50.00%) Defect Management
11 10 (41.67%) Maven
11 10 (41.67%) Ant

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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 (4.17%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) Mule
1 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Selenium
2 16 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 15 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 15 (62.50%) TeamCity
4 14 (58.33%) WebDriver
5 13 (54.17%) JBehave
6 12 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 12 (50.00%) JIRA
6 12 (50.00%) JUnit
6 12 (50.00%) SoapUI
6 12 (50.00%) TestNG
7 10 (41.67%) Ant
7 10 (41.67%) Maven
8 2 (8.33%) Jasmine
9 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Test Engineer
3 8 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) Developer in Test
5 6 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 6 (25.00%) Software Developer
6 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
6 5 (20.83%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (16.67%) Architect
7 4 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (16.67%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (16.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (12.50%) Agile Developer
9 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) REST
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) SOAP
3 2 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) Java RMI
4 1 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (87.50%) E-Commerce
3 20 (83.33%) BDD
4 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
5 15 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (58.33%) ATDD
6 14 (58.33%) Feature Driven Development
7 13 (54.17%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (50.00%) Defect Management
9 5 (20.83%) API Testing
10 4 (16.67%) SOA
11 2 (8.33%) Agile Testing
11 2 (8.33%) AOP
11 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
11 2 (8.33%) High Availability
11 2 (8.33%) Microservices
11 2 (8.33%) QA Automation
11 2 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
11 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 1 (4.17%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) Perl
3 12 (50.00%) Python
3 12 (50.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) Haskell
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (75.00%) QA
2 15 (62.50%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.17%) WSO2