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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 4 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.54% 0.52% 4.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 0.63% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 14
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£663 £360 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.02% -34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £360 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £360 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -10.20%
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
96 159 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 84.96% 82.81% 90.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 113 242
Average daily rate £450 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) BDD
2 7 (77.78%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) OO
5 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Scala
5 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
6 3 (33.33%) Ruby
6 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) WPF
6 3 (33.33%) HTML5
6 3 (33.33%) Puppet
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) OOP
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Rackspace
6 3 (33.33%) DevOps
7 2 (22.22%) Mesos
7 2 (22.22%) Quantitative Investing
7 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 2 (22.22%) Ansible
7 2 (22.22%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) SOA
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) QlikView
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 1 (11.11%) OLAP
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) HBase
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) WPF
1 3 (33.33%) HTML5
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) LINQ
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) JMS
3 1 (11.11%) SVG
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) MCollective
3 1 (11.11%) Akka
3 1 (11.11%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
2 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 3 (33.33%) OOP
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) Quantitative Investing
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) SOA
6 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
7 1 (11.11%) Data Management
7 1 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
7 1 (11.11%) Greeks
7 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 1 (11.11%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Scala
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (22.22%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Basel III
1 1 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Mesos
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle