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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 50 59 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing TDD 22 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.95% 1.78% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 2.23% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 22
Median daily rate £350 £415 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £318 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -2.85%
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
631 717 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.47% 79.76% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 376 366
Median daily rate £410 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.56% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 20
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +220.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 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 52 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (72.41%) C#
3 41 (70.69%) .NET
4 29 (50.00%) SQL
4 29 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 18 (31.03%) SOAP
5 18 (31.03%) Scrum
5 18 (31.03%) WPF
5 18 (31.03%) MVVM
6 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
7 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
8 15 (25.86%) Windows
9 14 (24.14%) WCF
9 14 (24.14%) REST
10 13 (22.41%) Multithreading
11 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (18.97%) BDD
11 11 (18.97%) Finance
11 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
12 10 (17.24%) MVC
12 10 (17.24%) SDLC
13 9 (15.52%) High Availability
13 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
13 9 (15.52%) SOA
13 9 (15.52%) HTML
13 9 (15.52%) Java
13 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
13 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing

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 (6.90%) Apache Spark
1 4 (6.90%) JBoss
2 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.72%) Node.js
3 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (8.62%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (6.90%) Apache Hive
3 4 (6.90%) Big Data
3 4 (6.90%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.90%) HBase
3 4 (6.90%) Impala
3 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) TeamCity
1 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.17%) JIRA
3 2 (3.45%) Bower
3 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.45%) Grunt
3 2 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (1.72%) Ant
4 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.72%) Gradle
4 1 (1.72%) JUnit
4 1 (1.72%) Selenium
4 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Publishing
5 1 (1.72%) Automotive
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (65.52%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) .NET Developer
3 13 (22.41%) C# Developer
3 13 (22.41%) Senior Developer
4 12 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (13.79%) WPF Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Architect
6 7 (12.07%) C# WPF Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Senior C# Developer
7 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce Architect
8 5 (8.62%) Team Leader
9 4 (6.90%) iOS Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Architect
9 4 (6.90%) Senior WPF Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Agile Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Data Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Hadoop Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (70.69%) .NET
2 18 (31.03%) SOAP
2 18 (31.03%) WPF
3 14 (24.14%) REST
3 14 (24.14%) WCF
4 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
5 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework
5 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (15.52%) HTML
6 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (12.07%) CSS
7 7 (12.07%) Entity Framework
8 6 (10.34%) jQuery
9 5 (8.62%) JSON
9 5 (8.62%) Middleware
9 5 (8.62%) MSMQ
9 5 (8.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (8.62%) XML
10 4 (6.90%) DOM
10 4 (6.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) User Experience
3 4 (6.90%) Blockchain
3 4 (6.90%) Cryptocurrency
4 3 (5.17%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.72%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.72%) iPad
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) MVVM
2 18 (31.03%) Scrum
3 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
4 13 (22.41%) Multithreading
5 11 (18.97%) BDD
6 10 (17.24%) MVC
6 10 (17.24%) SDLC
7 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
7 9 (15.52%) High Availability
7 9 (15.52%) SOA
7 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
8 8 (13.79%) Data Analysis
9 7 (12.07%) DevOps
9 7 (12.07%) OO
10 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (8.62%) Test Scripting
12 4 (6.90%) MapReduce
12 4 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (6.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 42 (72.41%) C#
2 29 (50.00%) SQL
3 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.52%) Java
5 4 (6.90%) Scala
5 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.17%) PHP
7 2 (3.45%) XAML
8 1 (1.72%) Python
8 1 (1.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
1 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 4 (6.90%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.45%) RedGate
6 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
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