The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 25 June 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.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 37 48
Rank change year-on-year +18 +11  
Contract jobs citing TDD 62 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.42% 3.68% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.90% 4.40% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 18
Median daily rate £375 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £323 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £465 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +1.81% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +3.75% -8.57%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 626 545 676
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 85.05% 83.46% 81.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 308 391
Median daily rate £400 £406 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +3.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 9
Median hourly rate £16.25 £11.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.04 £9.00 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Milton Keynes

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for TDD.

1 84 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (72.53%) Java
3 45 (49.45%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (43.96%) Jenkins
5 39 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 39 (42.86%) Scrum
6 35 (38.46%) Banking
7 34 (37.36%) Test Automation
8 33 (36.26%) REST
9 32 (35.16%) Web Services
10 31 (34.07%) Ruby
11 30 (32.97%) JIRA
12 29 (31.87%) SQL
13 28 (30.77%) SOAP
14 26 (28.57%) Spring
15 25 (27.47%) Finance
16 22 (24.18%) OO
16 22 (24.18%) Kanban
16 22 (24.18%) BDD
16 22 (24.18%) AngularJS
16 22 (24.18%) Microservices
17 21 (23.08%) RESTful
18 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
18 20 (21.98%) QA
19 19 (20.88%) Mobile App
20 17 (18.68%) Node.js
20 17 (18.68%) Retail
20 17 (18.68%) Internet
21 16 (17.58%) Open Source
21 16 (17.58%) Spring Boot

TDD
Co-occurring 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 10 (10.99%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (8.79%) Confluence
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.20%) JBoss
5 1 (1.10%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.10%) CMS
5 1 (1.10%) Drupal
5 1 (1.10%) Liferay
5 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.89%) OpenShift
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.20%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.19%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.59%) Redis
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.40%) Big Data
3 4 (4.40%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (43.96%) Jenkins
2 39 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 30 (32.97%) JIRA
4 14 (15.38%) Calabash
4 14 (15.38%) Protractor
5 13 (14.29%) Mocha
6 12 (13.19%) Karma Test Runner
6 12 (13.19%) Selenium
7 10 (10.99%) GitLab
8 8 (8.79%) Bitbucket
8 8 (8.79%) TeamCity
9 7 (7.69%) Appium
9 7 (7.69%) Eclipse
9 7 (7.69%) Gradle
10 6 (6.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (6.59%) Cucumber
10 6 (6.59%) Maven
10 6 (6.59%) WebDriver
11 5 (5.49%) git-flow
11 5 (5.49%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 35 (38.46%) Banking
2 25 (27.47%) Finance
3 17 (18.68%) Retail
4 14 (15.38%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Automotive
5 3 (3.30%) German Language
6 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Marketing
7 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (59.34%) Developer
2 29 (31.87%) Java Developer
3 21 (23.08%) Tester
4 20 (21.98%) Automation Tester
5 12 (13.19%) QA Automation Tester
5 12 (13.19%) QA Tester
6 9 (9.89%) iOS Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Agile Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Angular Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Android Developer
9 4 (4.40%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Architect
10 3 (3.30%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) AWS Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (36.26%) REST
2 32 (35.16%) Web Services
3 28 (30.77%) SOAP
4 26 (28.57%) Spring
5 22 (24.18%) AngularJS
6 21 (23.08%) RESTful
7 17 (18.68%) Node.js
8 16 (17.58%) Spring Boot
9 14 (15.38%) XML
10 11 (12.09%) Chai
10 11 (12.09%) JSON
11 10 (10.99%) Java EE
12 7 (7.69%) CSS
12 7 (7.69%) HTML
13 6 (6.59%) .NET
13 6 (6.59%) Hibernate
13 6 (6.59%) jQuery
13 6 (6.59%) Spring MVC
14 5 (5.49%) iOS SDK
14 5 (5.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.59%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.20%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.20%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.10%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.48%) Apple iOS
2 12 (13.19%) Android
3 8 (8.79%) Windows
4 6 (6.59%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.30%) Linux
6 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (49.45%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (42.86%) Scrum
4 34 (37.36%) Test Automation
5 22 (24.18%) BDD
5 22 (24.18%) Kanban
5 22 (24.18%) Microservices
5 22 (24.18%) OO
6 16 (17.58%) Open Source
7 14 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 13 (14.29%) SDLC
9 12 (13.19%) Mobile Development
10 11 (12.09%) Functional Testing
10 11 (12.09%) MVC
11 10 (10.99%) SOA
11 10 (10.99%) SOLID
12 9 (9.89%) iOS Development
13 8 (8.79%) Build Automation
13 8 (8.79%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (8.79%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (72.53%) Java
2 31 (34.07%) Ruby
3 29 (31.87%) SQL
4 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
5 15 (16.48%) Apple Swift
6 13 (14.29%) Python
7 11 (12.09%) C#
8 10 (10.99%) Go
8 10 (10.99%) VB
9 9 (9.89%) Objective-C
10 5 (5.49%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.40%) C++
12 3 (3.30%) TypeScript
13 2 (2.20%) Perl
13 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.20%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.98%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) Ansible
2 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) IBM
2 9 (9.89%) Oracle
3 6 (6.59%) Apple
4 3 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.20%) Apigee
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.20%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.20%) WSO2
6 1 (1.10%) OpenText
6 1 (1.10%) Perforce
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
VASSIT
Rate: £0 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 12 days ago