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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 43 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing TDD 20 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.35% 2.42% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 2.99% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 29
Median daily rate £388 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £319 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £434 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +7.00%
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
477 837 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 79.90% 80.87% 79.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 490 381
Median daily rate £430 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 22
Median hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) Scrum
2 24 (54.55%) Java
3 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (36.36%) C#
5 15 (34.09%) MVC
6 14 (31.82%) .NET
6 14 (31.82%) Linux
7 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
7 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
8 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (27.27%) Node.js
9 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (25.00%) BDD
9 11 (25.00%) Finance
10 10 (22.73%) HTML
10 10 (22.73%) SQL
11 9 (20.45%) Unix
11 9 (20.45%) NoSQL
11 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
12 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (18.18%) Pair Programming
13 7 (15.91%) Use Case
13 7 (15.91%) Hadoop
13 7 (15.91%) Web Services
13 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
13 7 (15.91%) MapReduce
13 7 (15.91%) Big Data
14 6 (13.64%) Data Quality

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 6 (13.64%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) NoSQL
3 7 (15.91%) Big Data
3 7 (15.91%) Hadoop
3 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
4 6 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (13.64%) Apache Hive
4 6 (13.64%) Cloudera CDH
4 6 (13.64%) Data Lake
4 6 (13.64%) HBase
4 6 (13.64%) Impala
4 6 (13.64%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.27%) Redis
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.27%) Ant
4 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.27%) Gradle
4 1 (2.27%) Hudson
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
4 1 (2.27%) Moq
4 1 (2.27%) NUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Java Developer
4 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 7 (15.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (15.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (15.91%) C# Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Big Data Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Data Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Hadoop Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Agile Developer
8 3 (6.82%) iOS Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Android Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Development Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) .NET
2 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
3 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (27.27%) Node.js
4 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (22.73%) HTML
6 7 (15.91%) Web Services
7 6 (13.64%) jQuery
7 6 (13.64%) RESTful
7 6 (13.64%) Spring
7 6 (13.64%) Spring Boot
8 5 (11.36%) REST
8 5 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (11.36%) WCF
9 4 (9.09%) CSS
9 4 (9.09%) SOAP
10 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.82%) Entity Framework
10 3 (6.82%) J2EE
11 2 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) N-Tier
3 4 (9.09%) Blockchain
4 3 (6.82%) Cryptography
4 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.55%) User Experience
6 1 (2.27%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) Unix
3 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.55%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) Scrum
3 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (34.09%) MVC
5 11 (25.00%) BDD
6 8 (18.18%) Pair Programming
7 7 (15.91%) MapReduce
7 7 (15.91%) Use Case
8 6 (13.64%) Analytics
8 6 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
8 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
8 6 (13.64%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (13.64%) ETL
8 6 (13.64%) ETL Development
8 6 (13.64%) Functional Programming
8 6 (13.64%) Microservices
8 6 (13.64%) SOA
8 6 (13.64%) SQL Optimisation
8 6 (13.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) Java
2 16 (36.36%) C#
3 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.73%) SQL
5 6 (13.64%) Scala
6 5 (11.36%) Python
7 4 (9.09%) Go
8 3 (6.82%) Apple Swift
8 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.27%) Perl
9 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ISEB
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Cloudera
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Apple
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.27%) RedGate