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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 14 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 9 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.32% 8.40% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.65% 9.32% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
Median daily rate £650 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -19.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
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
104 118 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 84.55% 90.08% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 78 83
Median daily rate £493 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £375 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for TDD.

1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Banking
4 9 (47.37%) BDD
5 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
5 7 (36.84%) Spring
6 6 (31.58%) Ruby
6 6 (31.58%) REST
7 5 (26.32%) Big Data
7 5 (26.32%) Scala
7 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
7 5 (26.32%) Scrum
7 5 (26.32%) Python
8 4 (21.05%) Unix
8 4 (21.05%) Front Office
8 4 (21.05%) Test-First Development
8 4 (21.05%) Pair Programming
8 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
8 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
8 4 (21.05%) Apache Hive
8 4 (21.05%) Selenium
8 4 (21.05%) QA
8 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
8 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
8 4 (21.05%) HBase
8 4 (21.05%) Go
8 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
8 4 (21.05%) SDLC
8 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
9 3 (15.79%) Low Latency

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Big Data
2 4 (21.05%) Apache Hive
2 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
2 4 (21.05%) HBase
3 3 (15.79%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) CouchDB
4 1 (5.26%) Impala
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) Spark SQL
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) JBehave
3 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (52.63%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Front Office
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Hadoop Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Scala Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Scala Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Lead Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Lead Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Python Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Java Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Java Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Low Latency Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
1 7 (36.84%) Spring
2 6 (31.58%) REST
3 3 (15.79%) Drools
3 3 (15.79%) J2EE
3 3 (15.79%) JMS
3 3 (15.79%) JPA
3 3 (15.79%) Spring MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Spring Security
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) D3.js
5 1 (5.26%) GraphX
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) BDD
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
4 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
4 4 (21.05%) Pair Programming
4 4 (21.05%) SDLC
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) Test-First Development
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) Functional Programming
5 3 (15.79%) Low Latency
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Ruby
3 5 (26.32%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) Scala
4 4 (21.05%) Go
5 2 (10.53%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.26%) R
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) HDFS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Google
1 1 (5.26%) Informatica
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Palantir