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 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 58 41 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing TDD 18 31 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.95% 3.55% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 4.93% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 4
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£415 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
699 629 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.81% 72.05% 73.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 350 242
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.97 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.46% +6.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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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 April 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 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 35 (74.47%) C#
2 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (63.83%) .NET
4 23 (48.94%) OO
4 23 (48.94%) WCF
5 21 (44.68%) Scrum
6 20 (42.55%) MVC
7 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
8 15 (31.91%) jQuery
9 13 (27.66%) NUnit
9 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
9 13 (27.66%) Java
10 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
10 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
10 12 (25.53%) BDD
11 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (23.40%) OOD
11 11 (23.40%) SOA
12 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
12 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (21.28%) Kentico
13 9 (19.15%) SQL
13 9 (19.15%) CMS
14 8 (17.02%) Finance
14 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
14 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
14 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
15 7 (14.89%) JSON
15 7 (14.89%) UniData
15 7 (14.89%) Open Source

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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%) SharePoint
1 10 (21.28%) Kentico
2 9 (19.15%) CMS
3 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.51%) Confluence
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%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
5 4 (8.51%) Big Data
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%) WebDriver
5 4 (8.51%) Mercurial
5 4 (8.51%) Selenium
6 3 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (6.38%) Mocha
7 2 (4.26%) Moq
7 2 (4.26%) QUnit
7 2 (4.26%) PhantomJS
7 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (17.02%) 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
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
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%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Builder
8 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Programmer
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (4.26%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Web Development Manager
9 1 (2.13%) Web Manager
9 1 (2.13%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) .NET
2 23 (48.94%) WCF
3 15 (31.91%) jQuery
4 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
5 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
6 7 (14.89%) JSON
6 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (14.89%) WPF
7 6 (12.77%) HTML
7 6 (12.77%) CSS
7 6 (12.77%) NHibernate
8 5 (10.64%) WinForms
8 5 (10.64%) Web Services
8 5 (10.64%) Entity Framework
8 5 (10.64%) Castle Windsor
9 4 (8.51%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
9 4 (8.51%) EJB
9 4 (8.51%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Open Source
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.38%) EPoS
4 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.13%) DTV
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) BYOD
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.26%) Windows NT
4 2 (4.26%) UNIX
5 1 (2.13%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.13%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (48.94%) OO
3 21 (44.68%) Scrum
4 20 (42.55%) MVC
5 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
5 12 (25.53%) BDD
6 11 (23.40%) OOD
6 11 (23.40%) SOA
7 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
8 7 (14.89%) MVVM
9 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
11 4 (8.51%) MapReduce
11 4 (8.51%) User Stories
11 4 (8.51%) Software Delivery
11 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
11 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.51%) Web Development
12 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
12 3 (6.38%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (74.47%) C#
2 13 (27.66%) Java
3 12 (25.53%) 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%) Puppet
1 4 (8.51%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.51%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) MobileIron