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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 47 37 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing TDD 25 32 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.88% 3.77% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 5.06% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 2
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£415 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £40.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.08% +3.84%
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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
661 633 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.06% 74.65% 70.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 360 206
Average daily rate £365 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.46% -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 36 (76.60%) C#
2 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (65.96%) .NET
4 23 (48.94%) WCF
5 22 (46.81%) Scrum
5 22 (46.81%) OO
6 20 (42.55%) MVC
7 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
8 14 (29.79%) jQuery
9 13 (27.66%) NUnit
9 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
9 13 (27.66%) Java
9 13 (27.66%) BDD
10 12 (25.53%) SOA
10 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
11 11 (23.40%) OOD
11 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
11 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (21.28%) Kentico
12 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
12 10 (21.28%) Finance
12 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (19.15%) CMS
13 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
13 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
13 9 (19.15%) SQL
14 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
15 7 (14.89%) JSON
15 7 (14.89%) UniData

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 10 (21.28%) Kentico
1 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
2 9 (19.15%) CMS
3 4 (8.51%) Confluence
3 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Internet
1 4 (8.51%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) UniData
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.51%) Big Data
5 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
5 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) NUnit
1 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
2 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (12.77%) Subversion
4 5 (10.64%) JIRA
4 5 (10.64%) MSTest
4 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.51%) Gradle
5 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
5 4 (8.51%) Ant
5 4 (8.51%) JUnit
5 4 (8.51%) Selenium
5 4 (8.51%) Mercurial
5 4 (8.51%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (6.38%) Mocha
7 2 (4.26%) QUnit
7 2 (4.26%) Jasmine
7 2 (4.26%) Moq
7 2 (4.26%) PhantomJS
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (85.11%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Pick Developer
4 6 (12.77%) AWS Developer
5 5 (10.64%) WPF Developer
6 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Builder
8 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Programmer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Web Manager
9 1 (2.13%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.13%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Web Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (65.96%) .NET
2 23 (48.94%) WCF
3 14 (29.79%) jQuery
4 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
6 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
7 7 (14.89%) JSON
7 7 (14.89%) WPF
8 6 (12.77%) CSS
9 5 (10.64%) WinForms
9 5 (10.64%) NHibernate
9 5 (10.64%) Web Services
9 5 (10.64%) HTML
9 5 (10.64%) Entity Framework
9 5 (10.64%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (10.64%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.51%) J2EE
10 4 (8.51%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (12.77%) Open Source
2 3 (6.38%) EPoS
3 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.13%) DTV
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows NT
3 2 (4.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) Scrum
2 22 (46.81%) OO
3 20 (42.55%) MVC
4 13 (27.66%) BDD
5 12 (25.53%) SOA
5 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
6 11 (23.40%) OOD
7 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
8 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (14.89%) MVVM
9 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
10 4 (8.51%) User Stories
10 4 (8.51%) MapReduce
10 4 (8.51%) Software Delivery
10 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.51%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.38%) Web Development
11 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (76.60%) C#
2 13 (27.66%) Java
3 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.15%) SQL
5 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.64%) XAML
7 3 (6.38%) RPG
7 3 (6.38%) C++
7 3 (6.38%) COBOL
8 2 (4.26%) PL/1
8 2 (4.26%) VBScript
9 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Vagrant
1 4 (8.51%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.51%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) HP