Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 16 47
Rank change year-on-year -21 +31 +15
Contract jobs citing TDD 80 171 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.42% 10.14% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.36% 11.93% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 104 20
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £388 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +5.08% -13.24%
10th Percentile £301 £326 £313
90th Percentile £549 £525 £496
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £433 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +11.61% +6.90% -12.12%
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 1,258 1,433 1,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 85.29% 84.99% 84.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 713 656
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £236 £255 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 38 33
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £13.93 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.05% +16.04% -26.15%
10th Percentile £8.88 £8.70 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.66 £19.50 £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.19% +14.29% -30.00%

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 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for TDD.

1 50 (62.50%) Java
2 49 (61.25%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 31 (38.75%) Test Automation
5 29 (36.25%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (36.25%) BDD
5 29 (36.25%) Jenkins
6 22 (27.50%) JIRA
6 22 (27.50%) JavaScript
7 21 (26.25%) Finance
8 20 (25.00%) Ruby
9 19 (23.75%) QA
9 19 (23.75%) Python
9 19 (23.75%) Mobile App
10 17 (21.25%) AngularJS
10 17 (21.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (21.25%) Banking
10 17 (21.25%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (20.00%) DevOps
12 15 (18.75%) SQL
12 15 (18.75%) Android
13 14 (17.50%) Selenium
13 14 (17.50%) Docker
13 14 (17.50%) Cloud Foundry
13 14 (17.50%) Node.js
14 13 (16.25%) Apple iOS
15 12 (15.00%) Pair Programming
15 12 (15.00%) Software Engineering
15 12 (15.00%) C#
15 12 (15.00%) Web Services

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 14 (17.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (10.00%) Confluence
3 5 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.50%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.25%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.00%) OpenShift
3 11 (13.75%) PaaS
4 6 (7.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (3.75%) Heroku
6 3 (3.75%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (1.25%) IaaS
7 1 (1.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) NoSQL
1 6 (7.50%) Redis
2 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.50%) Big Data
3 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.50%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 32 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 29 (36.25%) Jenkins
3 22 (27.50%) JIRA
4 14 (17.50%) Selenium
5 10 (12.50%) Appium
6 9 (11.25%) Calabash
7 8 (10.00%) Cucumber
8 7 (8.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (8.75%) Bitbucket
8 7 (8.75%) WebDriver
9 6 (7.50%) Maven
10 5 (6.25%) Android Studio
11 4 (5.00%) Artifactory
11 4 (5.00%) SonarQube
11 4 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
12 2 (2.50%) GitLab
12 2 (2.50%) IntelliJ
12 2 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (2.50%) Travis CI
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 17 (21.25%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Automotive
3 4 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Retail
5 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (47.50%) Developer
2 16 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 16 (20.00%) Tester
3 14 (17.50%) QA Automation Tester
3 14 (17.50%) QA Tester
4 13 (16.25%) Java Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
6 9 (11.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Android Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (7.50%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
9 5 (6.25%) HTML Developer
9 5 (6.25%) iOS Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 5 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) AngularJS
2 14 (17.50%) Node.js
3 12 (15.00%) Spring Boot
3 12 (15.00%) Web Services
4 11 (13.75%) REST
5 10 (12.50%) SOAP
5 10 (12.50%) Spring
6 8 (10.00%) RESTful
7 7 (8.75%) CSS
7 7 (8.75%) HTML
8 5 (6.25%) .NET
8 5 (6.25%) LESS
9 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (3.75%) React
10 2 (2.50%) iOS SDK
10 2 (2.50%) JSON
10 2 (2.50%) Kafka
10 2 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Mobile App
2 9 (11.25%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (8.75%) User Experience
4 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.25%) iPad
5 3 (3.75%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Android
2 13 (16.25%) Apple iOS
3 7 (8.75%) Linux
3 7 (8.75%) Mac OS X
3 7 (8.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (61.25%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.75%) Test Automation
3 29 (36.25%) BDD
3 29 (36.25%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (21.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (20.00%) DevOps
6 12 (15.00%) Pair Programming
6 12 (15.00%) QA Automation
6 12 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (13.75%) Open Source
8 10 (12.50%) SDLC
9 9 (11.25%) OO
10 8 (10.00%) High Availability
10 8 (10.00%) Scrum
11 7 (8.75%) Build Automation
11 7 (8.75%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (8.75%) Front End Development
11 7 (8.75%) Mobile Development
11 7 (8.75%) OOP
12 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 50 (62.50%) Java
2 22 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 20 (25.00%) Ruby
4 19 (23.75%) Python
5 15 (18.75%) SQL
6 12 (15.00%) C#
7 11 (13.75%) Apple Swift
8 8 (10.00%) Groovy
9 7 (8.75%) C++
10 6 (7.50%) VB
11 4 (5.00%) Go
12 2 (2.50%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.50%) Scala
13 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.25%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
1 5 (6.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.75%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (7.50%) Google
1 6 (7.50%) Oracle
2 5 (6.25%) ATG
2 5 (6.25%) Demandware
2 5 (6.25%) hybris
3 2 (2.50%) Apple
4 1 (1.25%) IBM
4 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.25%) Xamarin