The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 38 49 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs citing TDD 24 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.68% 3.00% 4.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 3.75% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 33
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £360 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £433 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -26.47%
TDD
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
539 667 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.54% 80.17% 77.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 387 459
Median daily rate £406 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.98% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 20
Median hourly rate £11.25 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.03 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £40.00 £15.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Milton Keynes region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for TDD.

1 49 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (58.33%) C#
3 34 (56.67%) .NET
4 26 (43.33%) SQL
5 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
6 21 (35.00%) Java
6 21 (35.00%) Scrum
7 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
7 17 (28.33%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
9 14 (23.33%) MVVM
10 13 (21.67%) WPF
10 13 (21.67%) SOA
10 13 (21.67%) SOAP
10 13 (21.67%) Linux
11 12 (20.00%) HTML
11 12 (20.00%) Finance
11 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (18.33%) Node.js
12 11 (18.33%) MVC
12 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
12 11 (18.33%) WCF
13 10 (16.67%) Windows
13 10 (16.67%) REST
13 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (15.00%) Multithreading
14 9 (15.00%) jQuery
15 8 (13.33%) Red Hat

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 5 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.67%) JBoss
3 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (8.33%) Apache Hive
3 5 (8.33%) Big Data
3 5 (8.33%) Cloudera CDH
3 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 5 (8.33%) HBase
3 5 (8.33%) Impala
3 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) MySQL
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (6.67%) JIRA
4 3 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.33%) Bower
5 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.33%) Grunt
5 2 (3.33%) Subversion
5 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.67%) Ant
6 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.67%) Gradle
6 1 (1.67%) JUnit
6 1 (1.67%) Moq
6 1 (1.67%) NUnit
6 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (71.67%) Developer
2 16 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 12 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (18.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Architect
6 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
7 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce Architect
7 5 (8.33%) WPF Developer
8 4 (6.67%) C# WPF Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Data Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Hadoop Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (56.67%) .NET
2 13 (21.67%) SOAP
2 13 (21.67%) WPF
3 12 (20.00%) HTML
4 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
4 11 (18.33%) Node.js
4 11 (18.33%) WCF
5 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (16.67%) REST
6 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (15.00%) jQuery
7 8 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (11.67%) CSS
8 7 (11.67%) Spring
9 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 6 (10.00%) Web Services
10 5 (8.33%) Spring Boot
11 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
11 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (6.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.67%) Blockchain
3 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.67%) Bitcoin
6 1 (1.67%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.67%) iPad
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) Windows
3 8 (13.33%) Unix
4 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) Scrum
3 17 (28.33%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (23.33%) MVVM
4 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
5 13 (21.67%) SOA
6 11 (18.33%) MVC
7 9 (15.00%) Multithreading
8 8 (13.33%) High Availability
9 7 (11.67%) BDD
9 7 (11.67%) Data Analysis
9 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
9 7 (11.67%) Pair Programming
9 7 (11.67%) SDLC
10 6 (10.00%) DevOps
10 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Analytics
11 5 (8.33%) ETL Development
11 5 (8.33%) Functional Programming
11 5 (8.33%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) C#
2 26 (43.33%) SQL
3 21 (35.00%) Java
4 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.33%) Python
5 5 (8.33%) Scala
6 4 (6.67%) Go
6 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.00%) Apple Swift
7 3 (5.00%) PHP
7 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.33%) XAML
9 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle
4 5 (8.33%) Cloudera
5 3 (5.00%) RedGate
6 1 (1.67%) Apple
6 1 (1.67%) Atlassian