Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 13 43
Rank change year-on-year -37 +30 +18
Contract jobs citing TDD 46 156 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.98% 9.45% 3.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 11.23% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 88 18
Milton Keynes median daily rate £350 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +3.03% -
10th Percentile £290 £343 £313
90th Percentile £577 £525 £561
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 1,023 1,389 1,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.57% 84.13% 86.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 746 627
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +0.61% +6.45%
10th Percentile £232 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £538 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +0.24% +3.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 46 33
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £10.76 £9.15 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £24.50 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -5.42%

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 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) Test Automation
3 23 (50.00%) BDD
3 23 (50.00%) Java
4 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
5 15 (32.61%) Git (software)
6 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (28.26%) OO
8 12 (26.09%) Spring
8 12 (26.09%) Android
8 12 (26.09%) JIRA
8 12 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (23.91%) Mobile App
9 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
9 11 (23.91%) C#
10 10 (21.74%) Oracle
10 10 (21.74%) Finance
10 10 (21.74%) Confluence
10 10 (21.74%) QA
11 9 (19.57%) JSON
11 9 (19.57%) Apple iOS
12 8 (17.39%) Apple Swift
12 8 (17.39%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (17.39%) Deployment Automation
12 8 (17.39%) Mobile Development
12 8 (17.39%) Appium
12 8 (17.39%) QA Automation
12 8 (17.39%) C++
12 8 (17.39%) Open Source
13 7 (15.22%) Degree

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 (21.74%) Confluence
2 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.87%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Redis
2 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Git (software)
2 12 (26.09%) JIRA
3 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
4 8 (17.39%) Appium
5 7 (15.22%) Android Studio
5 7 (15.22%) Selenium
6 6 (13.04%) Maven
7 5 (10.87%) IntelliJ
8 4 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (6.52%) Bitbucket
9 3 (6.52%) Calabash
9 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
9 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
10 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
10 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
11 1 (2.17%) Gradle
11 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
11 1 (2.17%) Xcode
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
2 5 (10.87%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) Automation Tester
2 14 (30.43%) Tester
3 9 (19.57%) QA Automation Tester
3 9 (19.57%) QA Tester
4 7 (15.22%) Android Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Java Automation Tester
4 7 (15.22%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (10.87%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (10.87%) HTML Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.87%) JSP Developer
5 5 (10.87%) UI Developer
6 4 (8.70%) iOS Developer
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) Spring
2 9 (19.57%) JSON
3 6 (13.04%) Spring Boot
3 6 (13.04%) Web Services
4 5 (10.87%) CSS
4 5 (10.87%) HTML
4 5 (10.87%) LESS
5 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 4 (8.70%) REST
5 4 (8.70%) RESTful
6 3 (6.52%) .NET
6 3 (6.52%) iOS SDK
6 3 (6.52%) Middleware
7 2 (4.35%) Material Design
7 2 (4.35%) Node.js
7 2 (4.35%) SOAP
7 2 (4.35%) XML
8 1 (2.17%) .NET Core
8 1 (2.17%) Angular 2
8 1 (2.17%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Mobile App
2 8 (17.39%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) iPad
3 5 (10.87%) User Experience
4 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Android
2 9 (19.57%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.52%) Mac OS X
3 3 (6.52%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) Test Automation
3 23 (50.00%) BDD
4 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (28.26%) OO
6 12 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (17.39%) Deployment Automation
7 8 (17.39%) Mobile Development
7 8 (17.39%) Open Source
7 8 (17.39%) QA Automation
8 7 (15.22%) OOP
9 6 (13.04%) Android Development
9 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
9 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (13.04%) Scrum
10 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
10 5 (10.87%) DevOps
10 5 (10.87%) Front End Development
11 4 (8.70%) iOS Development
11 4 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) Java
2 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.91%) C#
4 8 (17.39%) Apple Swift
4 8 (17.39%) C++
5 7 (15.22%) Java 8
6 4 (8.70%) SQL
7 3 (6.52%) Ruby
8 2 (4.35%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.35%) Python
9 1 (2.17%) Groovy
9 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) ATG
2 5 (10.87%) Demandware
2 5 (10.87%) hybris
3 3 (6.52%) Apple
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) Tableau