Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 49 59
Rank change year-on-year +35 +10 -12
Contract jobs citing TDD 171 45 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 9.79% 3.48% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.73% 4.10% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 16 37
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.82% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £312
90th Percentile £525 £525 £463
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £388 £425
% change year-on-year - -8.82% -
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 1458 1098 1568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.51% 84.98% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 645 860
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £420 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.65% +9.32% +9.64%
10th Percentile £263 £249 £250
90th Percentile £526 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 36
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.88% +26.04%
10th Percentile £8.79 £9.00 £9.38
90th Percentile £24.80 £38.75 £25.38
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.58 £15.00 £16.27
% change year-on-year +10.53% -7.78% +25.12%

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 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 130 (76.02%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (66.67%) Java
3 74 (43.27%) Jenkins
4 70 (40.94%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (39.18%) Banking
6 59 (34.50%) Finance
7 58 (33.92%) Scrum
8 54 (31.58%) Git (software)
9 51 (29.82%) Ruby
10 48 (28.07%) BDD
11 47 (27.49%) Microservices
12 42 (24.56%) Test Automation
12 42 (24.56%) Spring
13 36 (21.05%) Kanban
13 36 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
14 35 (20.47%) REST
14 35 (20.47%) JIRA
15 34 (19.88%) SQL
15 34 (19.88%) Spring Boot
16 33 (19.30%) AngularJS
17 32 (18.71%) Node.js
17 32 (18.71%) JavaScript
18 29 (16.96%) RESTful
19 28 (16.37%) Big Data
20 27 (15.79%) Hadoop
20 27 (15.79%) MVC
21 26 (15.20%) SOAP
21 26 (15.20%) QA
22 25 (14.62%) Go
22 25 (14.62%) Cloud Foundry

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 25 (14.62%) Cloud Foundry
2 16 (9.36%) Confluence
3 14 (8.19%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.92%) Drupal
5 4 (2.34%) Apache Pig
5 4 (2.34%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.17%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.17%) CMS
6 2 (1.17%) JBoss
6 2 (1.17%) Liferay
6 2 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.17%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.94%) OpenShift
3 13 (7.60%) PaaS
4 12 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (5.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (4.68%) Sauce Labs
7 5 (2.92%) npm
8 4 (2.34%) BlazeMeter
8 4 (2.34%) Slack
9 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.58%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.77%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) AMQP
2 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.37%) Big Data
2 27 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 16 (9.36%) NoSQL
4 13 (7.60%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.43%) MongoDB
6 10 (5.85%) Redis
7 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.34%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.34%) MySQL
9 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.75%) Spark SQL
10 2 (1.17%) DataStax
10 2 (1.17%) DB2
10 2 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 74 (43.27%) Jenkins
2 54 (31.58%) Git (software)
3 35 (20.47%) JIRA
4 21 (12.28%) Selenium
5 18 (10.53%) Cucumber
6 13 (7.60%) Protractor
6 13 (7.60%) WebDriver
7 12 (7.02%) Appium
8 11 (6.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (6.43%) Bitbucket
8 11 (6.43%) Mocha
9 10 (5.85%) GitLab
9 10 (5.85%) Karma Test Runner
9 10 (5.85%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (5.85%) TeamCity
10 8 (4.68%) Maven
10 8 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (4.09%) Jasmine
12 6 (3.51%) Gradle
12 6 (3.51%) Mockito
General
1 67 (39.18%) Banking
2 59 (34.50%) Finance
3 16 (9.36%) Retail Banking
4 10 (5.85%) Automotive
4 10 (5.85%) Retail
5 8 (4.68%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.09%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 114 (66.67%) Developer
2 52 (30.41%) Java Developer
3 24 (14.04%) Full Stack Developer
4 21 (12.28%) Tester
5 20 (11.70%) Automation Tester
6 15 (8.77%) Java Engineer
7 14 (8.19%) .NET Developer
7 14 (8.19%) Senior Developer
7 14 (8.19%) Senior Java Engineer
8 13 (7.60%) Node.js Developer
9 12 (7.02%) Angular Developer
9 12 (7.02%) C# Developer
10 11 (6.43%) Architect
10 11 (6.43%) QA Automation Tester
10 11 (6.43%) QA Tester
10 11 (6.43%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (6.43%) Test Architect
11 10 (5.85%) Ruby Developer
11 10 (5.85%) Senior Software Developer
11 10 (5.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (24.56%) Spring
2 35 (20.47%) REST
3 34 (19.88%) Spring Boot
4 33 (19.30%) AngularJS
5 32 (18.71%) Node.js
6 29 (16.96%) RESTful
7 26 (15.20%) SOAP
8 23 (13.45%) Web Services
9 19 (11.11%) .NET
10 13 (7.60%) Spring MVC
11 12 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (7.02%) JSON
12 11 (6.43%) WCF
13 10 (5.85%) ASP.NET
14 9 (5.26%) HTML
14 9 (5.26%) XML
15 8 (4.68%) CSS
15 8 (4.68%) React
15 8 (4.68%) Swagger
16 7 (4.09%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.77%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.92%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.58%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.58%) Fintech
6 1 (0.58%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.94%) Android
2 15 (8.77%) Apple iOS
3 13 (7.60%) Windows
4 10 (5.85%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.34%) Linux
6 2 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (76.02%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (40.94%) Continuous Integration
3 58 (33.92%) Scrum
4 48 (28.07%) BDD
5 47 (27.49%) Microservices
6 42 (24.56%) Test Automation
7 36 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 36 (21.05%) Kanban
8 27 (15.79%) MVC
9 24 (14.04%) Test-First Development
10 23 (13.45%) SOLID
11 20 (11.70%) API Development
12 18 (10.53%) DevOps
12 18 (10.53%) E-Commerce
12 18 (10.53%) SDLC
13 17 (9.94%) Open Source
14 16 (9.36%) Pair Programming
15 14 (8.19%) SOA
15 14 (8.19%) Workflow
16 12 (7.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (66.67%) Java
2 51 (29.82%) Ruby
3 34 (19.88%) SQL
4 32 (18.71%) JavaScript
5 25 (14.62%) Go
6 22 (12.87%) C#
7 15 (8.77%) Apple Swift
8 6 (3.51%) C
9 5 (2.92%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.92%) Python
10 4 (2.34%) HiveQL
11 3 (1.75%) PHP
12 2 (1.17%) C++
12 2 (1.17%) Perl
12 2 (1.17%) Scala
12 2 (1.17%) VB
12 2 (1.17%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (1.17%) Degree
2 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.58%) MCPD
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.20%) QA
2 9 (5.26%) GDPR
3 1 (0.58%) FATCA
System Software
1 12 (7.02%) Docker
2 4 (2.34%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 19 (11.11%) Ansible
2 5 (2.92%) Oozie
3 3 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.17%) Ambari
4 2 (1.17%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.17%) Puppet
4 2 (1.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (7.60%) Cloudera
2 12 (7.02%) Google
2 12 (7.02%) IBM
3 10 (5.85%) Oracle
4 7 (4.09%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.92%) Apigee
5 5 (2.92%) MuleSoft
5 5 (2.92%) WSO2
6 4 (2.34%) MapR
7 3 (1.75%) Apple
7 3 (1.75%) HP
8 2 (1.17%) Blue Prism
8 2 (1.17%) OpenText
8 2 (1.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com