The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing TDD 4 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.61% 3.08% 4.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 3.78% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 16
Average daily rate £525 £650 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £550 £493
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £675 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
118 291 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 77.12% 81.51% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 228 212
Average daily rate £500 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £365 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £649
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
London

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 17 April 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (40.00%) MCollective
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Struts
4 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (20.00%) JMS
4 1 (20.00%) RSpec
4 1 (20.00%) JBehave
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) MVVM
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (20.00%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (20.00%) WATIR
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (20.00%) RSpec
1 1 (20.00%) JBehave
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) MCollective
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Struts
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) CSLA
2 1 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle