The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 14 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing TDD 7 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.69% 5.94% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.60% 6.90% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate £625 £725 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +101.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
TDD
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
106 87 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 86.18% 86.14% 83.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 64 108
Average daily rate £475 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £405 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Canary Wharf region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 24 (85.71%) Java
2 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (71.43%) BDD
4 14 (50.00%) Banking
5 12 (42.86%) Cucumber
6 10 (35.71%) Finance
6 10 (35.71%) Scrum
7 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
8 8 (28.57%) Investment Banking
8 8 (28.57%) Ruby
8 8 (28.57%) Selenium
9 7 (25.00%) WebDriver
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (21.43%) .NET
10 6 (21.43%) QA
10 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
11 5 (17.86%) JBehave
11 5 (17.86%) Scala
11 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (17.86%) C#
11 5 (17.86%) Agile Testing
11 5 (17.86%) User Stories
11 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (14.29%) SDLC
12 4 (14.29%) Front End Development
12 4 (14.29%) Go
12 4 (14.29%) Big Data
12 4 (14.29%) SpecFlow
12 4 (14.29%) Oracle

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) SAS
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DSL
2 1 (3.57%) Multicast
2 1 (3.57%) SNA
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Big Data
2 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.57%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.57%) HBase
4 1 (3.57%) Impala
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) Spark SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 8 (28.57%) Selenium
3 7 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (17.86%) JBehave
5 4 (14.29%) SpecFlow
6 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
6 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
6 3 (10.71%) JIRA
6 3 (10.71%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (7.14%) jMock
7 2 (7.14%) Mockito
7 2 (7.14%) SonarQube
7 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
8 1 (3.57%) Ant
8 1 (3.57%) ClearQuest
8 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.57%) Hudson
8 1 (3.57%) Maven
8 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (50.00%) Banking
2 10 (35.71%) Finance
3 8 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 4 (14.29%) Front Office
5 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Developer in Test
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Core Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) QA Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Scala Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) Drools
3 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) HTML5
3 3 (10.71%) Spring
4 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
4 2 (7.14%) J2EE
4 2 (7.14%) JDBC
4 2 (7.14%) JMS
4 2 (7.14%) JMX
4 2 (7.14%) JPA
4 2 (7.14%) JTA
4 2 (7.14%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (3.57%) D3.js
5 1 (3.57%) Ext JS
5 1 (3.57%) GraphX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.57%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.57%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Physics
3 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) BDD
3 10 (35.71%) Scrum
4 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
5 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
6 5 (17.86%) Agile Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.86%) User Stories
7 4 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 4 (14.29%) Pair Programming
7 4 (14.29%) SDLC
7 4 (14.29%) Test-First Development
8 3 (10.71%) QA Automation
8 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
9 2 (7.14%) AOP
9 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.14%) DevOps
9 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) Ruby
3 5 (17.86%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) Scala
4 4 (14.29%) Go
4 4 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.14%) VBA
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.57%) R
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 3 (10.71%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Flume
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Palantir
3 1 (3.57%) Perforce
3 1 (3.57%) Solace
3 1 (3.57%) Sybase