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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 41 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing TDD 34 40 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.47% 4.82% 7.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 6.33% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 29
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £379 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £489 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £56.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.11% +74.61%
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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
778 632 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 79.39% 76.14% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 372 299
Average daily rate £390 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 26
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -48.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.91 £10.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.50 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 51 (96.23%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (67.92%) C#
3 33 (62.26%) BDD
4 29 (54.72%) .NET
5 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
5 25 (47.17%) Scrum
6 18 (33.96%) Oracle
6 18 (33.96%) MVC
7 17 (32.08%) KnockoutJS
7 17 (32.08%) AngularJS
8 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
8 16 (30.19%) Selenium
9 14 (26.42%) Finance
9 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (26.42%) WebDriver
10 13 (24.53%) HTML
11 12 (22.64%) WCF
11 12 (22.64%) NHibernate
12 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (16.98%) SQL
13 9 (16.98%) XML
14 8 (15.09%) Visual Studio
14 8 (15.09%) Java
14 8 (15.09%) Test Scripting
14 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database
15 7 (13.21%) Cucumber
15 7 (13.21%) Domain-Driven Design
15 7 (13.21%) Test Management
15 7 (13.21%) JSON
15 7 (13.21%) HP UFT

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.89%) Confluence
1 1 (1.89%) Lync
1 1 (1.89%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) UniData
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Selenium
2 14 (26.42%) WebDriver
3 8 (15.09%) Visual Studio
4 7 (13.21%) HP UFT
4 7 (13.21%) Cucumber
5 6 (11.32%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.77%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.89%) Gradle
7 1 (1.89%) JMeter
7 1 (1.89%) Subversion
7 1 (1.89%) JIRA
7 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.89%) Ant
7 1 (1.89%) JUnit
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.66%) Electronics
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
2 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Publishing
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (64.15%) Developer
2 21 (39.62%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Test Manager
3 11 (20.75%) Agile .NET Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Test Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Applications Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) AWS Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Systems Test Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.77%) QA Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Pick Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (54.72%) .NET
2 17 (32.08%) KnockoutJS
2 17 (32.08%) AngularJS
3 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
4 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (24.53%) HTML
6 12 (22.64%) NHibernate
6 12 (22.64%) WCF
7 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (16.98%) XML
9 7 (13.21%) SOAP
9 7 (13.21%) JSON
10 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
11 4 (7.55%) HTML5
12 3 (5.66%) CSS
13 2 (3.77%) DOM
13 2 (3.77%) jQuery
13 2 (3.77%) iOS SDK
13 2 (3.77%) REST
13 2 (3.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.55%) User Experience
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) DTV
4 2 (3.77%) BYOD
4 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.55%) Windows NT
3 4 (7.55%) Android
3 4 (7.55%) UNIX
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.89%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (96.23%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (62.26%) BDD
3 25 (47.17%) Scrum
4 18 (33.96%) MVC
5 8 (15.09%) Test Scripting
6 7 (13.21%) Test Management
6 7 (13.21%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.32%) OO
8 5 (9.43%) System Testing
8 5 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (9.43%) Automation Testing
8 5 (9.43%) Line Management
9 4 (7.55%) API Design
9 4 (7.55%) iOS Development
9 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.55%) OOP
9 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (67.92%) C#
2 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.98%) SQL
4 8 (15.09%) Java
5 4 (7.55%) VBScript
6 2 (3.77%) VB
6 2 (3.77%) RPG
6 2 (3.77%) COBOL
7 1 (1.89%) PL/1
7 1 (1.89%) XAML
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.77%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) SAP
3 3 (5.66%) Apple
4 2 (3.77%) Google
4 2 (3.77%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.89%) Twitter