Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 51 15
Rank change year-on-year +7 -36 +38
Contract jobs citing TDD 28 47 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.37% 3.78% 9.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.93% 4.27% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 101
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.94% -1.54%
10th Percentile £393 £290 £326
90th Percentile £488 £525 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £433 £400
% change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% -1.54%
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 712 1,101 1,504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 85.78% 88.50% 84.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 643 783
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £279 £240 £263
90th Percentile £575 £619 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 66 54
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.00 £14.47 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.51% +1.79%
10th Percentile £11.30 £10.59 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.32 £26.65 £24.70
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.39 £14.90 £16.83
% change year-on-year +3.27% -11.47% +12.20%

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 14 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Java
3 16 (57.14%) Spring
4 14 (50.00%) SOA
5 12 (42.86%) C#
5 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 11 (39.29%) C++
6 11 (39.29%) J2EE
6 11 (39.29%) Web Services
6 11 (39.29%) Python
6 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
6 11 (39.29%) Smart City
7 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (35.71%) Scrum
7 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
8 8 (28.57%) BDD
9 7 (25.00%) Java 8
10 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
10 5 (17.86%) RESTful
10 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
11 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (14.29%) Spring Boot
11 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (14.29%) Azure
11 4 (14.29%) PaaS
11 4 (14.29%) CSS
11 4 (14.29%) JUnit
11 4 (14.29%) HTML
11 4 (14.29%) Selenium
11 4 (14.29%) Maven

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 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Azure
1 4 (14.29%) PaaS
2 2 (7.14%) AWS
2 2 (7.14%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
3 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.29%) JUnit
3 4 (14.29%) Maven
3 4 (14.29%) Selenium
4 3 (10.71%) Postman
5 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.14%) IntelliJ
5 2 (7.14%) JIRA
5 2 (7.14%) JMeter
5 2 (7.14%) Mockito
5 2 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.57%) GitLab
6 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 11 (39.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 11 (39.29%) Java Engineer
3 11 (39.29%) Java Software Developer
3 11 (39.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 11 (39.29%) Software Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Angular Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Android Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Integration Tester
6 2 (7.14%) iOS Developer
6 2 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum Master
6 2 (7.14%) SOA Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) iOS Android Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) Spring
2 11 (39.29%) J2EE
2 11 (39.29%) Web Services
3 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
4 5 (17.86%) RESTful
5 4 (14.29%) CSS
5 4 (14.29%) HTML
5 4 (14.29%) Spring Boot
5 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (10.71%) CSS3
6 3 (10.71%) HTML5
6 3 (10.71%) Node.js
6 3 (10.71%) OAuth
6 3 (10.71%) React
7 2 (7.14%) .NET
7 2 (7.14%) iOS SDK
7 2 (7.14%) JPA
7 2 (7.14%) JSON
7 2 (7.14%) Spring Cloud
7 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Smart City
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.57%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Android
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) SOA
3 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
4 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (35.71%) Scrum
5 8 (28.57%) BDD
6 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (10.71%) Extreme Programming
9 2 (7.14%) Android Development
9 2 (7.14%) ATDD
9 2 (7.14%) Coaching
9 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
9 2 (7.14%) Kanban
9 2 (7.14%) Migration
9 2 (7.14%) MVC
9 2 (7.14%) Pair Programming
9 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 2 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) C#
3 11 (39.29%) C++
3 11 (39.29%) Python
4 7 (25.00%) Java 8
5 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Kotlin
5 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.57%) Kibana
2 1 (3.57%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) Apple
2 1 (3.57%) Capita
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft