Period
to 20 October 2018

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 6 months to 20 October 2018 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.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 17 16
Rank change year-on-year -20 -1 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 4 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.42% 7.26% 6.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 7.80% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 9
Luton median daily rate £469 £450 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -7.22% -15.65%
10th Percentile £450 £281 £458
90th Percentile £500 £493 £508
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £450 £485
% change year-on-year +5.56% -7.22% -15.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 258 295 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 91.49% 93.06% 88.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 224 180
Luton median daily rate £438 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.91% +10.59% -
10th Percentile £275 £308 £269
90th Percentile £588 £613 £594
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Luton median hourly rate £17.88 £50.22 £24.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.40% +109.01% +108.91%
10th Percentile £16.06 £49.02 £11.55
90th Percentile £19.59 £50.75 £46.95
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.58 £27.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year -40.24% -21.83% +54.35%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Luton.

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Luton region with a requirement for TDD.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) LINQ
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) CQRS
1 4 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Kibana
1 4 (100.00%) Microservices
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Google
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Core
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework

TDD
Co-occurring 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 4 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Core
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (100.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) CQRS
1 4 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Microservices
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Google