Period
to 17 January 2018

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 6 months to 17 January 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 45 57
Rank change year-on-year +32 +12 -1
Contract jobs citing TDD 162 49 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 9.55% 3.97% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.43% 4.64% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 20 31
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +0.89%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £310
90th Percentile £525 £554 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire 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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,417 1,055 1,446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.50% 85.56% 82.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 627 743
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.48% +5.77% +11.43%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £529
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £384
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.23% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 31 44
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.25% +5.33%
10th Percentile £9.15 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.50 £38.75 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.84% +22.54%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 110 (67.90%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (62.96%) Java
3 73 (45.06%) Continuous Integration
4 69 (42.59%) Jenkins
5 59 (36.42%) Banking
6 55 (33.95%) Git (software)
7 48 (29.63%) Finance
8 46 (28.40%) BDD
9 45 (27.78%) Test Automation
10 40 (24.69%) Scrum
11 38 (23.46%) REST
11 38 (23.46%) Continuous Delivery
12 36 (22.22%) Spring
13 35 (21.60%) SQL
14 33 (20.37%) Ruby
14 33 (20.37%) JIRA
14 33 (20.37%) Microservices
15 32 (19.75%) Node.js
16 31 (19.14%) Big Data
16 31 (19.14%) AngularJS
16 31 (19.14%) Spring Boot
17 30 (18.52%) JavaScript
18 29 (17.90%) Hadoop
18 29 (17.90%) DevOps
19 28 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
20 27 (16.67%) SOAP
21 25 (15.43%) MVC
21 25 (15.43%) QA
21 25 (15.43%) Android
22 24 (14.81%) C#

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 19 (11.73%) Cloud Foundry
2 17 (10.49%) Confluence
3 15 (9.26%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.09%) NServiceBus
5 4 (2.47%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.85%) Drupal
7 2 (1.23%) JBoss
7 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (13.58%) OpenShift
3 17 (10.49%) PaaS
4 14 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (5.56%) Sauce Labs
6 4 (2.47%) BlazeMeter
6 4 (2.47%) Slack
7 3 (1.85%) npm
8 2 (1.23%) Bluemix
8 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.23%) IaaS
8 2 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.62%) AMQP
2 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.14%) Big Data
2 29 (17.90%) Hadoop
3 16 (9.88%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 10 (6.17%) Redis
6 7 (4.32%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.47%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.47%) MySQL
9 3 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.85%) DB2
9 3 (1.85%) Spark SQL
10 2 (1.23%) DataStax
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 69 (42.59%) Jenkins
2 55 (33.95%) Git (software)
3 33 (20.37%) JIRA
4 21 (12.96%) Selenium
5 18 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 16 (9.88%) Appium
6 16 (9.88%) Cucumber
7 15 (9.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (8.64%) Bitbucket
9 8 (4.94%) GitLab
9 8 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (4.32%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (4.32%) Mocha
10 7 (4.32%) Protractor
11 6 (3.70%) JMeter
12 5 (3.09%) Calabash
12 5 (3.09%) Eclipse
12 5 (3.09%) Maven
12 5 (3.09%) Mockito
13 4 (2.47%) Jasmine
General
1 59 (36.42%) Banking
2 48 (29.63%) Finance
3 17 (10.49%) Retail Banking
4 14 (8.64%) Retail
5 10 (6.17%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.56%) Automotive
7 7 (4.32%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.23%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.62%) Electronics
9 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 103 (63.58%) Developer
2 47 (29.01%) Java Developer
3 27 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 20 (12.35%) Tester
5 18 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 16 (9.88%) Senior Developer
7 13 (8.02%) .NET Developer
7 13 (8.02%) Architect
7 13 (8.02%) Test Architect
8 12 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 12 (7.41%) Java Engineer
8 12 (7.41%) Node.js Developer
8 12 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (6.79%) QA Automation Tester
9 11 (6.79%) QA Tester
10 10 (6.17%) Angular Developer
10 10 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (5.56%) Apache Spark Developer
11 9 (5.56%) Senior Ruby Developer
11 9 (5.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.46%) REST
2 36 (22.22%) Spring
3 32 (19.75%) Node.js
4 31 (19.14%) AngularJS
4 31 (19.14%) Spring Boot
5 27 (16.67%) SOAP
6 21 (12.96%) Web Services
7 19 (11.73%) .NET
7 19 (11.73%) RESTful
8 14 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (8.02%) Hibernate
9 13 (8.02%) WCF
10 12 (7.41%) HTML
11 11 (6.79%) CSS
12 10 (6.17%) Android SDK
12 10 (6.17%) JSON
13 9 (5.56%) ASP.NET
13 9 (5.56%) Spring MVC
14 8 (4.94%) HTML5
14 8 (4.94%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.26%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.62%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.62%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.43%) Android
2 17 (10.49%) Windows
3 15 (9.26%) Apple iOS
4 14 (8.64%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.47%) Linux
6 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (67.90%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (45.06%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (28.40%) BDD
4 45 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 40 (24.69%) Scrum
6 38 (23.46%) Continuous Delivery
7 33 (20.37%) Microservices
8 29 (17.90%) DevOps
9 25 (15.43%) MVC
10 23 (14.20%) E-Commerce
11 21 (12.96%) Kanban
11 21 (12.96%) Test-First Development
12 18 (11.11%) API Development
12 18 (11.11%) Open Source
13 17 (10.49%) SDLC
14 16 (9.88%) SOLID
15 14 (8.64%) Pair Programming
16 13 (8.02%) Refactoring
16 13 (8.02%) Technical Architecture
16 13 (8.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 102 (62.96%) Java
2 35 (21.60%) SQL
3 33 (20.37%) Ruby
4 30 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 24 (14.81%) C#
6 18 (11.11%) Go
7 14 (8.64%) Apple Swift
8 6 (3.70%) C
9 4 (2.47%) HiveQL
9 4 (2.47%) Python
9 4 (2.47%) Scala
10 3 (1.85%) C++
10 3 (1.85%) PHP
11 2 (1.23%) Gremlin
11 2 (1.23%) Perl
11 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.62%) R
12 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.62%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.62%) MCPD
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.43%) QA
2 8 (4.94%) GDPR
3 1 (0.62%) FATCA
System Software
1 19 (11.73%) Docker
2 4 (2.47%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 15 (9.26%) Ansible
2 5 (3.09%) Oozie
3 3 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.85%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.23%) Ambari
4 2 (1.23%) Puppet
4 2 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (7.41%) Cloudera
2 11 (6.79%) Google
3 7 (4.32%) Oracle
4 6 (3.70%) IBM
5 5 (3.09%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.47%) MapR
7 3 (1.85%) Apigee
7 3 (1.85%) HP
7 3 (1.85%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.85%) WSO2
8 2 (1.23%) Blue Prism
8 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.62%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.62%) SAP