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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 55 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 14 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.73% 3.42% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 4.61% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 11
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£428 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £311 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £59.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.56%
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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
635 672 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.69% 74.17% 73.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 416 234
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £18.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -32.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 38 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (73.91%) C#
3 29 (63.04%) .NET
4 23 (50.00%) Scrum
5 22 (47.83%) MVC
6 21 (45.65%) OO
7 20 (43.48%) WCF
8 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
9 14 (30.43%) jQuery
9 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 13 (28.26%) NUnit
10 13 (28.26%) Java
10 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
11 12 (26.09%) SOA
11 12 (26.09%) Automated Testing
11 12 (26.09%) BDD
12 11 (23.91%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (23.91%) OOD
12 11 (23.91%) Oracle
13 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
13 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
13 10 (21.74%) Kentico
14 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (19.57%) CMS
15 8 (17.39%) NHibernate
15 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
15 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
16 7 (15.22%) Windows
16 7 (15.22%) HTML
16 7 (15.22%) UniData

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
1 10 (21.74%) Kentico
2 9 (19.57%) CMS
3 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.70%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) Node.js
4 1 (2.17%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
1 4 (8.70%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) UniData
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.70%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.70%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) NUnit
2 11 (23.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
4 6 (13.04%) Subversion
5 5 (10.87%) JIRA
5 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.70%) Mercurial
6 4 (8.70%) WebDriver
6 4 (8.70%) Selenium
6 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
6 4 (8.70%) Gradle
6 4 (8.70%) Ant
6 4 (8.70%) JUnit
7 3 (6.52%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
8 2 (4.35%) Moq
8 2 (4.35%) Mocha
9 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.17%) QUnit
9 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Publishing
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (89.13%) Developer
2 22 (47.83%) .NET Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Pick Developer
3 7 (15.22%) AWS Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Agile .NET Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Builder
7 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Agile Test Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (63.04%) .NET
2 20 (43.48%) WCF
3 14 (30.43%) jQuery
3 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
5 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (17.39%) NHibernate
7 7 (15.22%) HTML
8 6 (13.04%) JSON
8 6 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
9 5 (10.87%) CSS
9 5 (10.87%) Web Services
10 4 (8.70%) EJB
10 4 (8.70%) J2EE
10 4 (8.70%) Java EE
10 4 (8.70%) JMS
11 3 (6.52%) Ajax
11 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
12 2 (4.35%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.35%) EPoS
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Windows NT
4 2 (4.35%) UNIX
5 1 (2.17%) Android
5 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.17%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) Scrum
3 22 (47.83%) MVC
4 21 (45.65%) OO
5 12 (26.09%) SOA
5 12 (26.09%) Automated Testing
5 12 (26.09%) BDD
6 11 (23.91%) OOD
7 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.04%) Open Source
9 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
9 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.70%) MapReduce
10 4 (8.70%) User Stories
10 4 (8.70%) Software Delivery
10 4 (8.70%) SDLC
11 3 (6.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) C#
2 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.26%) Java
4 5 (10.87%) SQL
5 3 (6.52%) C++
5 3 (6.52%) COBOL
5 3 (6.52%) RPG
6 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.35%) VBScript
6 2 (4.35%) PL/1
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
1 4 (8.70%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.17%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.70%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) Twitter
4 1 (2.17%) MobileIron
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