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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 32 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing TDD 36 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.09% 3.82% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.08% 4.84% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 23
Average daily rate £425 £415 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £354 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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
592 620 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.73% 78.88% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 348 317
Average daily rate £398 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.85 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.13% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £18.50 £15.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 48 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (78.43%) C#
3 39 (76.47%) .NET
4 29 (56.86%) SQL
5 27 (52.94%) SQL Server
6 18 (35.29%) WCF
7 17 (33.33%) SOAP
8 16 (31.37%) Scrum
9 15 (29.41%) Finance
9 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 15 (29.41%) WPF
9 15 (29.41%) MVVM
10 14 (27.45%) BDD
10 14 (27.45%) Windows
11 13 (25.49%) REST
12 12 (23.53%) MVC
12 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
13 11 (21.57%) Multithreading
13 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
13 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET
13 11 (21.57%) SOA
14 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
15 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
15 9 (17.65%) SDLC
15 9 (17.65%) Entity Framework
15 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (15.69%) High Availability
16 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
17 7 (13.73%) OO

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (5.88%) JBoss
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.96%) Commerce Server
3 1 (1.96%) Node.js
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (9.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.92%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.92%) Big Data
5 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.92%) HBase
5 2 (3.92%) Impala
5 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Retail
3 5 (9.80%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Developer
2 17 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 13 (25.49%) Senior Developer
4 11 (21.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (21.57%) C# Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Architect
5 7 (13.73%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Senior C# Developer
6 6 (11.76%) C# WPF Developer
6 6 (11.76%) WPF Developer
7 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce Architect
7 5 (9.80%) Team Leader
8 4 (7.84%) Agile Developer
8 4 (7.84%) iOS Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Architect
9 3 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
9 3 (5.88%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (76.47%) .NET
2 18 (35.29%) WCF
3 17 (33.33%) SOAP
4 15 (29.41%) WPF
5 13 (25.49%) REST
6 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
6 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET
7 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (17.65%) Entity Framework
8 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (9.80%) JSON
9 5 (9.80%) Middleware
9 5 (9.80%) MSMQ
9 5 (9.80%) XML
10 4 (7.84%) DOM
11 3 (5.88%) HTML
11 3 (5.88%) Spring
12 2 (3.92%) HTML5
12 2 (3.92%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (3.92%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) User Experience
3 4 (7.84%) Blockchain
3 4 (7.84%) Cryptocurrency
4 3 (5.88%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.88%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.92%) BYOD
5 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.96%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.92%) Android
3 2 (3.92%) BlackBerry OS
3 2 (3.92%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Unix
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Phone
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) Scrum
3 15 (29.41%) MVVM
4 14 (27.45%) BDD
5 12 (23.53%) MVC
5 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 11 (21.57%) Multithreading
6 11 (21.57%) SOA
7 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 9 (17.65%) SDLC
8 8 (15.69%) High Availability
9 7 (13.73%) DevOps
9 7 (13.73%) OO
10 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (9.80%) Data Analysis
12 4 (7.84%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (7.84%) iOS Development
12 4 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (78.43%) C#
2 29 (56.86%) SQL
3 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.80%) Java
5 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.88%) XAML
6 2 (3.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.92%) MobileIron
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