The first table below looks at the demand for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes 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 39 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Contract jobs citing TDD 31 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.52% 0.57% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 0.78% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 8
Average daily rate £390 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.33%
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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
622 386 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 70.68% 73.24% 63.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 236 254
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 32
Average hourly rate £15.97 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £162.50 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
Buckinghamshire

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 62 (88.57%) C#
2 53 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (68.57%) .NET
4 46 (65.71%) Scrum
5 45 (64.29%) OO
6 33 (47.14%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 28 (40.00%) Visual Studio
9 27 (38.57%) NUnit
10 26 (37.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (37.14%) MVC
11 25 (35.71%) WCF
11 25 (35.71%) Automated Testing
12 24 (34.29%) SOA
13 23 (32.86%) jQuery
14 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
14 21 (30.00%) Oracle
15 20 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
15 20 (28.57%) Oracle Database
16 19 (27.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 18 (25.71%) Backbone.js
18 17 (24.29%) AngularJS
18 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET MVC
18 17 (24.29%) Oracle Database 11g
18 17 (24.29%) Finance
18 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
19 16 (22.86%) .NET Framework
19 16 (22.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
20 14 (20.00%) HTML

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 16 (22.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (12.86%) Kentico
3 5 (7.14%) Content Management Server
3 5 (7.14%) CMS
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 17 (24.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 27 (38.57%) NUnit
3 26 (37.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (7.14%) WiX
4 5 (7.14%) MSI
5 4 (5.71%) Selenium
6 3 (4.29%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.29%) PhantomJS
6 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.43%) JIRA
7 1 (1.43%) Subversion
7 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.43%) JMeter
7 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Banking
2 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (82.86%) Developer
2 26 (37.14%) C# Developer
3 25 (35.71%) .NET Developer
4 15 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 14 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
6 11 (15.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
8 6 (8.57%) ScrumMaster
8 6 (8.57%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (68.57%) .NET
2 25 (35.71%) WCF
3 23 (32.86%) jQuery
4 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 20 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
6 19 (27.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 18 (25.71%) Backbone.js
8 17 (24.29%) AngularJS
8 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (22.86%) .NET Framework
10 14 (20.00%) HTML
11 11 (15.71%) HTML5
11 11 (15.71%) NHibernate
12 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 6 (8.57%) CSS
13 6 (8.57%) Velocity
14 5 (7.14%) JSON
14 5 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
15 4 (5.71%) SOAP
15 4 (5.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) N-Tier
2 7 (10.00%) EPoS
3 2 (2.86%) Open Source
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Windows
1 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (65.71%) Scrum
3 45 (64.29%) OO
4 33 (47.14%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (37.14%) MVC
6 25 (35.71%) Automated Testing
7 24 (34.29%) SOA
8 11 (15.71%) BDD
8 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
9 10 (14.29%) Configuration Management
10 9 (12.86%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (10.00%) Multithreading
11 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
12 6 (8.57%) Project Management
12 6 (8.57%) Product Management
13 5 (7.14%) Pair Programming
13 5 (7.14%) Content Management
13 5 (7.14%) CQRS
14 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
15 3 (4.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 62 (88.57%) C#
2 30 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.29%) Java
4 9 (12.86%) SQL
5 5 (7.14%) PHP
6 4 (5.71%) TypeScript
6 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.86%) C++
7 2 (2.86%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Oracle
2 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) Dundas
4 1 (1.43%) Business Objects