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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 16 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +26
Contract jobs citing TDD 11 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.92% 3.60% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.27% 4.21% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £525 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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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
133 95 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.65% 85.59% 84.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 68 260
Average daily rate £500 £475 £572
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -16.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £320 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) Finance
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Degree
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (47.06%) Multithreading
3 8 (47.06%) BDD
3 8 (47.06%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) OO
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) OOP
4 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (35.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (35.29%) Maven
6 5 (29.41%) Analytics
6 5 (29.41%) Quantitative Investing
7 4 (23.53%) Wealth Management
7 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
7 4 (23.53%) HTML5
7 4 (23.53%) Front Office
7 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle
7 4 (23.53%) C++
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 3 (17.65%) C#
8 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
8 3 (17.65%) SOA

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (35.29%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) AMQP
1 2 (11.76%) FTP
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) Hazelcast
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) OLAP
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) QlikView
3 1 (5.88%) HBase
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.88%) Impala
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (11.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (11.76%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Front Office
3 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML5
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) J2SE
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) JMS
3 1 (5.88%) SVG
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) WCF
3 1 (5.88%) WPF
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) Play Framework
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Derivative
2 3 (17.65%) Equities
2 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
3 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
3 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.76%) Physics
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.88%) Replication
4 1 (5.88%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.88%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
4 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (47.06%) Multithreading
2 8 (47.06%) BDD
2 8 (47.06%) OO
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) OOP
4 6 (35.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) Analytics
5 5 (29.41%) Quantitative Investing
6 4 (23.53%) Wealth Management
6 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
7 3 (17.65%) SOA
7 3 (17.65%) Workflow
7 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
7 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (11.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) C++
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Basel III
2 1 (5.88%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Solace
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Actian