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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 44 56 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing TDD 24 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.45% 1.84% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 2.27% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 24
Median daily rate £338 £428 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £321 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £500 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
592 661 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 85.06% 81.20% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 357 420
Median daily rate £411 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +220.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 May 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 50 (81.97%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (70.49%) C#
3 42 (68.85%) .NET
4 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
5 28 (45.90%) SQL
6 19 (31.15%) MVVM
7 18 (29.51%) WPF
7 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
7 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
8 17 (27.87%) Scrum
9 16 (26.23%) Software Engineering
9 16 (26.23%) SOAP
10 15 (24.59%) Windows
11 13 (21.31%) Multithreading
11 13 (21.31%) WCF
11 13 (21.31%) Java
12 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
12 12 (19.67%) HTML
12 12 (19.67%) REST
13 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (18.03%) SOA
13 11 (18.03%) MVC
14 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (16.39%) SDLC
14 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (14.75%) High Availability
15 9 (14.75%) Finance
15 9 (14.75%) Red Hat
15 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (14.75%) jQuery

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 4 (6.56%) Apache Spark
1 4 (6.56%) JBoss
1 4 (6.56%) Node.js
2 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (8.20%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) IaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (6.56%) Apache Hive
3 4 (6.56%) Big Data
3 4 (6.56%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.56%) HBase
3 4 (6.56%) Impala
3 4 (6.56%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) TeamCity
2 4 (6.56%) JIRA
2 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.92%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.28%) Bower
4 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.28%) Grunt
4 2 (3.28%) Subversion
5 1 (1.64%) Ant
5 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.64%) Gradle
5 1 (1.64%) JUnit
5 1 (1.64%) Moq
5 1 (1.64%) NUnit
5 1 (1.64%) Selenium
5 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Publishing
5 1 (1.64%) Automotive
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (67.21%) Developer
2 20 (32.79%) .NET Developer
3 15 (24.59%) C# Developer
4 14 (22.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (18.03%) Senior Developer
6 8 (13.11%) WPF Developer
7 7 (11.48%) Architect
7 7 (11.48%) C# WPF Developer
8 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (9.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce Architect
8 6 (9.84%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Java Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Team Leader
10 4 (6.56%) iOS Developer
10 4 (6.56%) Senior Architect
10 4 (6.56%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (68.85%) .NET
2 18 (29.51%) WPF
3 16 (26.23%) SOAP
4 13 (21.31%) WCF
5 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
5 12 (19.67%) HTML
5 12 (19.67%) REST
6 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (14.75%) jQuery
8 8 (13.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (11.48%) .NET Framework
9 7 (11.48%) CSS
10 6 (9.84%) Spring
11 5 (8.20%) Entity Framework
11 5 (8.20%) Middleware
11 5 (8.20%) MSMQ
12 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
13 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (4.92%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.92%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.28%) User Experience
5 2 (3.28%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.64%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Cryptocurrency
6 1 (1.64%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) Linux
3 5 (8.20%) Unix
4 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (81.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.15%) MVVM
3 17 (27.87%) Scrum
4 16 (26.23%) Software Engineering
5 13 (21.31%) Multithreading
6 11 (18.03%) MVC
6 11 (18.03%) SOA
7 10 (16.39%) SDLC
8 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (14.75%) High Availability
8 9 (14.75%) Unit Testing
9 8 (13.11%) BDD
9 8 (13.11%) Data Analysis
9 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
10 7 (11.48%) OO
11 6 (9.84%) DevOps
12 5 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (8.20%) Web Development
13 4 (6.56%) Pair Programming
13 4 (6.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 43 (70.49%) C#
2 28 (45.90%) SQL
3 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
4 13 (21.31%) Java
5 4 (6.56%) Scala
5 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.92%) Apple Swift
6 3 (4.92%) PHP
7 2 (3.28%) XAML
8 1 (1.64%) Python
8 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Degree
1 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle
4 4 (6.56%) Cloudera
5 3 (4.92%) RedGate
6 1 (1.64%) Apple
6 1 (1.64%) Atlassian