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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 51 27 57
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +30
Contract jobs citing TDD 23 36 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.55% 4.99% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 6.91% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -15.38%
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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
698 521 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.47% 72.26% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 275 198
Average daily rate £350 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £35.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 43 (78.18%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (70.91%) C#
2 39 (70.91%) .NET
3 29 (52.73%) Finance
4 27 (49.09%) WCF
5 26 (47.27%) BDD
6 25 (45.45%) Scrum
7 22 (40.00%) OO
8 21 (38.18%) JavaScript
8 21 (38.18%) MVC
9 16 (29.09%) SQL
10 14 (25.45%) jQuery
10 14 (25.45%) .NET Framework
11 13 (23.64%) Selenium
11 13 (23.64%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (23.64%) Oracle
11 13 (23.64%) AngularJS
12 12 (21.82%) Visual Studio
12 12 (21.82%) WebDriver
13 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (20.00%) Automated Testing
13 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
13 11 (20.00%) SOA
14 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (18.18%) Backbone.js
14 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database
15 9 (16.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 9 (16.36%) NHibernate
15 9 (16.36%) NUnit

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (7.27%) CMS
1 4 (7.27%) Kentico
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.64%) UniData
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Selenium
2 12 (21.82%) Visual Studio
2 12 (21.82%) WebDriver
3 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (16.36%) NUnit
5 7 (12.73%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
7 5 (9.09%) JMeter
7 5 (9.09%) MSTest
8 4 (7.27%) MSBuild
8 4 (7.27%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (3.64%) PhantomJS
9 2 (3.64%) QUnit
9 2 (3.64%) Mocha
10 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
General
1 29 (52.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.45%) Electronics
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (69.09%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Test Manager
4 8 (14.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.09%) WPF Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Agile C# Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Programmer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Development Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (70.91%) .NET
2 27 (49.09%) WCF
3 14 (25.45%) jQuery
3 14 (25.45%) .NET Framework
4 13 (23.64%) KnockoutJS
4 13 (23.64%) AngularJS
5 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (18.18%) Backbone.js
7 9 (16.36%) NHibernate
7 9 (16.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (12.73%) HTML
8 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (10.91%) HTML5
10 5 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
10 5 (9.09%) WPF
10 5 (9.09%) WinForms
11 3 (5.45%) CSS
12 2 (3.64%) JSON
12 2 (3.64%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) EPoS
2 6 (10.91%) N-Tier
3 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.27%) User Experience
5 3 (5.45%) DTV
6 2 (3.64%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.64%) Open Source
6 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows NT
2 6 (10.91%) UNIX
3 4 (7.27%) Android
3 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (78.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) BDD
3 25 (45.45%) Scrum
4 22 (40.00%) OO
5 21 (38.18%) MVC
6 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (20.00%) SOA
6 11 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
7 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
8 7 (12.73%) Line Management
9 6 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (10.91%) MVVM
9 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (9.09%) OOD
10 5 (9.09%) Coaching
11 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
11 4 (7.27%) Web Development
12 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (70.91%) C#
2 21 (38.18%) JavaScript
3 16 (29.09%) SQL
4 8 (14.55%) Java
5 6 (10.91%) VBScript
6 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 5 (9.09%) XAML
7 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.64%) VB
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) SAP
3 3 (5.45%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.82%) HP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
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