The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 31 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Contract jobs citing TDD 42 40 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.70% 5.82% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.21% 8.06% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £403 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+83.07% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
676 496 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.70% 72.20% 67.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 265 213
Average daily rate £370 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £258 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 17
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
TDD
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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 July 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 55 (76.39%) C#
2 48 (66.67%) Scrum
3 47 (65.28%) .NET
4 39 (54.17%) OO
5 38 (52.78%) Oracle
6 37 (51.39%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (48.61%) MVC
8 34 (47.22%) Finance
8 34 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (44.44%) ASP.NET
10 30 (41.67%) SOA
11 28 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (34.72%) BDD
13 23 (31.94%) N-Tier
13 23 (31.94%) NUnit
14 22 (30.56%) SQL
15 21 (29.17%) Visual Studio
15 21 (29.17%) Automated Testing
15 21 (29.17%) Oracle Database
16 20 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
17 19 (26.39%) WCF
17 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
18 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
19 17 (23.61%) Web Development
19 17 (23.61%) Domain-Driven Design
20 14 (19.44%) PL/SQL
20 14 (19.44%) Waterfall
21 13 (18.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 13 (18.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
21 13 (18.06%) Oracle Database 11g

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (18.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.56%) Content Management Server
3 3 (4.17%) CMS
4 2 (2.78%) Lync
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.39%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) Oracle Database
2 13 (18.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (31.94%) NUnit
2 21 (29.17%) Visual Studio
3 20 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (9.72%) Selenium
5 4 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.17%) PhantomJS
6 3 (4.17%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.39%) JMeter
7 1 (1.39%) Subversion
7 1 (1.39%) JIRA
7 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
General
1 34 (47.22%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Marketing
2 2 (2.78%) Banking
2 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.78%) Publishing
2 2 (2.78%) Electronics
2 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) Development Manager
3 15 (20.83%) Web Manager
3 15 (20.83%) Web Development Manager
4 11 (15.28%) .NET Developer
4 11 (15.28%) C# Developer
5 10 (13.89%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.72%) ScrumMaster
6 7 (9.72%) Agile C# Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.94%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
9 4 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Technical Manager
9 4 (5.56%) Technical Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (65.28%) .NET
2 32 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 28 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (26.39%) WCF
5 13 (18.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 12 (16.67%) jQuery
7 10 (13.89%) .NET Framework
7 10 (13.89%) Backbone.js
8 9 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (11.11%) HTML
10 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 7 (9.72%) HTML5
11 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
11 6 (8.33%) Velocity
12 5 (6.94%) Spring
13 4 (5.56%) NHibernate
13 4 (5.56%) Hibernate
13 4 (5.56%) CSS
14 3 (4.17%) SOAP
14 3 (4.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.94%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.17%) EPoS
4 2 (2.78%) Open Source
4 2 (2.78%) Tandem
4 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.78%) DTV
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 4 (5.56%) Android
2 3 (4.17%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.39%) UNIX
4 1 (1.39%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (66.67%) Scrum
2 39 (54.17%) OO
3 37 (51.39%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (48.61%) MVC
5 34 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (41.67%) SOA
7 25 (34.72%) BDD
8 21 (29.17%) Automated Testing
9 17 (23.61%) Web Development
9 17 (23.61%) Domain-Driven Design
10 14 (19.44%) Waterfall
11 12 (16.67%) PRINCE2
12 11 (15.28%) Matrix Management
13 10 (13.89%) Configuration Management
14 6 (8.33%) Product Management
14 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
14 6 (8.33%) Project Management
15 5 (6.94%) Kanban
16 4 (5.56%) Content Management
16 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 55 (76.39%) C#
2 22 (30.56%) SQL
3 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.44%) PL/SQL
5 6 (8.33%) Java
6 4 (5.56%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.78%) Scala
9 1 (1.39%) VBScript
9 1 (1.39%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (52.78%) Oracle
2 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) Dundas
3 3 (4.17%) MobileIron
4 2 (2.78%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago