The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 6 23 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 -  
Contract jobs citing TDD 13 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 12.75% 3.01% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.29% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £531 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.11% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £45.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -14.75% +27.08%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 91 150 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 89.22% 90.36% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 100 121
Median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.39 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.21% +123.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing TDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Luton

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TDD in Luton.

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Luton

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Luton over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Luton

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Luton region with a requirement for TDD.

1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) C#
3 11 (61.11%) E-Commerce
3 11 (61.11%) QA
3 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
3 11 (61.11%) TeamCity
3 11 (61.11%) Feature Driven Development
3 11 (61.11%) BDD
3 11 (61.11%) ATDD
3 11 (61.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (61.11%) SDET
4 10 (55.56%) SpecFlow
5 9 (50.00%) API Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Front End Development
7 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
7 5 (27.78%) Python
7 5 (27.78%) Ruby
7 5 (27.78%) Perl
7 5 (27.78%) JUnit
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (27.78%) JIRA
7 5 (27.78%) TestNG
8 4 (22.22%) jQuery
8 4 (22.22%) REST
8 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
8 4 (22.22%) .NET
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 4 (22.22%) MVC
9 3 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 3 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) TeamCity
2 10 (55.56%) SpecFlow
3 5 (27.78%) JIRA
3 5 (27.78%) JUnit
3 5 (27.78%) TestNG
4 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (16.67%) JBehave
5 3 (16.67%) Selenium
5 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 3 (16.67%) Subversion
5 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.56%) Ant
6 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.56%) Maven
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
1 8 (44.44%) Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) jQuery
1 4 (22.22%) REST
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 3 (16.67%) Ajax
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) CSS3
2 3 (16.67%) Dojo
2 3 (16.67%) DOM
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) HTML5
2 3 (16.67%) J2EE
2 3 (16.67%) JSON
2 3 (16.67%) JSP
2 3 (16.67%) LESS
2 3 (16.67%) Sass
2 3 (16.67%) SAX
2 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) ATDD
2 11 (61.11%) BDD
2 11 (61.11%) Continuous Delivery
2 11 (61.11%) E-Commerce
2 11 (61.11%) Feature Driven Development
2 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
3 9 (50.00%) API Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
6 4 (22.22%) MVC
7 3 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 3 (16.67%) OOP
7 3 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (16.67%) Prototyping
7 3 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) Perl
2 5 (27.78%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) Ruby
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) QA
1 11 (61.11%) SDET
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