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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 37 18 51
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +33
Contract jobs citing TDD 35 60 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.26% 8.14% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 11.07% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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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
630 542 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.64% 73.54% 71.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 273 254
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 38
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +35.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 68 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (77.03%) C#
3 56 (75.68%) .NET
4 47 (63.51%) Scrum
5 42 (56.76%) OO
6 38 (51.35%) Oracle
6 38 (51.35%) Finance
7 37 (50.00%) MVC
7 37 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (45.95%) ASP.NET
9 33 (44.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (41.89%) BDD
11 27 (36.49%) SOA
12 25 (33.78%) WCF
13 24 (32.43%) SQL
14 23 (31.08%) N-Tier
15 22 (29.73%) Oracle Database
15 22 (29.73%) Coaching
16 21 (28.38%) NUnit
17 20 (27.03%) Automated Testing
17 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
18 19 (25.68%) Domain-Driven Design
19 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
20 17 (22.97%) PL/SQL
20 17 (22.97%) Waterfall
20 17 (22.97%) Web Development
21 16 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
21 16 (21.62%) Visual Studio
22 14 (18.92%) People Management
23 13 (17.57%) .NET Framework

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (16.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.41%) Content Management Server
3 3 (4.05%) CMS
4 2 (2.70%) Lync
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) Oracle Database
2 12 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (28.38%) NUnit
2 16 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (21.62%) Visual Studio
3 12 (16.22%) Selenium
4 9 (12.16%) WebDriver
5 5 (6.76%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.41%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (5.41%) MSBuild
7 3 (4.05%) JMeter
8 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.35%) Subversion
8 1 (1.35%) JIRA
8 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (51.35%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Marketing
2 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.41%) Electronics
2 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (51.35%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) Development Manager
2 18 (24.32%) .NET Developer
3 15 (20.27%) Web Development Manager
3 15 (20.27%) Web Manager
4 10 (13.51%) C# Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Software Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Agile .NET Developer
7 7 (9.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (9.46%) ScrumMaster
8 6 (8.11%) Agile C# Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Test Manager
10 4 (5.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Technical Development Manager
10 4 (5.41%) Applications Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (75.68%) .NET
2 34 (45.95%) ASP.NET
3 33 (44.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (33.78%) WCF
5 13 (17.57%) .NET Framework
6 12 (16.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 12 (16.22%) AngularJS
7 11 (14.86%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (14.86%) Backbone.js
7 11 (14.86%) jQuery
8 9 (12.16%) NHibernate
9 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (8.11%) HTML5
10 6 (8.11%) Velocity
10 6 (8.11%) HTML
11 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (2.70%) WPF
12 2 (2.70%) Dojo
12 2 (2.70%) Spring
12 2 (2.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.08%) N-Tier
2 7 (9.46%) EPoS
3 4 (5.41%) DTV
3 4 (5.41%) User Experience
3 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) Tandem
4 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Android
2 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.41%) Windows NT
2 4 (5.41%) UNIX
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (63.51%) Scrum
3 42 (56.76%) OO
4 37 (50.00%) MVC
4 37 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (41.89%) BDD
6 27 (36.49%) SOA
7 22 (29.73%) Coaching
8 20 (27.03%) Automated Testing
9 19 (25.68%) Domain-Driven Design
10 17 (22.97%) Waterfall
10 17 (22.97%) Web Development
11 14 (18.92%) People Management
12 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2
13 11 (14.86%) Matrix Management
14 10 (13.51%) Configuration Management
15 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
16 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (8.11%) Project Management
16 6 (8.11%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (77.03%) C#
2 24 (32.43%) SQL
3 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 17 (22.97%) PL/SQL
5 6 (8.11%) Java
6 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.41%) VBScript
7 2 (2.70%) VB
7 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (51.35%) Oracle
2 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.41%) SAP
4 3 (4.05%) MobileIron
5 2 (2.70%) Dundas