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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 39 28 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Contract jobs citing TDD 29 38 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.78% 5.14% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% 6.76% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 0
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£415 £415 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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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
600 562 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.23% 76.05% 73.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 316 171
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 27
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -26.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £34.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 45 (80.36%) C#
1 45 (80.36%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (78.57%) .NET
3 31 (55.36%) WCF
4 26 (46.43%) MVC
4 26 (46.43%) Scrum
4 26 (46.43%) OO
5 25 (44.64%) BDD
6 24 (42.86%) Finance
7 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
8 17 (30.36%) SQL
8 17 (30.36%) jQuery
9 15 (26.79%) SOA
9 15 (26.79%) Automated Testing
10 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 14 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 13 (23.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (23.21%) NUnit
12 12 (21.43%) WebDriver
12 12 (21.43%) Selenium
12 12 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
12 12 (21.43%) AngularJS
12 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (19.64%) Oracle
14 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
14 10 (17.86%) OOD
14 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database
14 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (16.07%) CMS
1 9 (16.07%) Kentico
2 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.36%) UniData
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 13 (23.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (23.21%) NUnit
3 12 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 12 (21.43%) Selenium
4 7 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (10.71%) TeamCity
6 5 (8.93%) JMeter
6 5 (8.93%) MSTest
7 4 (7.14%) MSBuild
7 4 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (5.36%) Mocha
9 2 (3.57%) QUnit
9 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
9 2 (3.57%) PhantomJS
10 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.79%) Grunt
General
1 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Electronics
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.36%) Marketing
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (76.79%) Developer
2 26 (46.43%) .NET Developer
3 11 (19.64%) C# Developer
4 9 (16.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Test Manager
6 6 (10.71%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.93%) WPF Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Programmer
8 4 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Agile C# Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Pick Developer
10 2 (3.57%) .NET Programmer
10 2 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Systems Builder
11 1 (1.79%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (78.57%) .NET
2 31 (55.36%) WCF
3 17 (30.36%) jQuery
4 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 12 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
5 12 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
6 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (16.07%) NHibernate
7 9 (16.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (16.07%) Backbone.js
8 5 (8.93%) CSS
8 5 (8.93%) HTML
8 5 (8.93%) WinForms
8 5 (8.93%) WPF
8 5 (8.93%) Castle Windsor
9 3 (5.36%) HTML5
10 2 (3.57%) D3.js
10 2 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) EPoS
2 6 (10.71%) N-Tier
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) DTV
5 2 (3.57%) Open Source
5 2 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) UNIX
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
1 6 (10.71%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (80.36%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (46.43%) MVC
2 26 (46.43%) Scrum
2 26 (46.43%) OO
3 25 (44.64%) BDD
4 15 (26.79%) SOA
4 15 (26.79%) Automated Testing
5 10 (17.86%) OOD
5 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 7 (12.50%) Line Management
7 6 (10.71%) MVVM
7 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.71%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.14%) Coaching
9 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 45 (80.36%) C#
2 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 17 (30.36%) SQL
4 9 (16.07%) Java
5 7 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.71%) VBScript
7 5 (8.93%) XAML
8 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.79%) VB
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) HP
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