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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 18 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Contract jobs citing TDD 7 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.12% 3.03% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 3.37% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 11
Average daily rate
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£488 £575 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £575 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £615 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +63.01%
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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
147 89 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 86.47% 89.90% 86.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 53 207
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £635 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 12 (75.00%) Finance
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Degree
3 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) BDD
3 6 (37.50%) SDLC
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Maven
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) OO
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (25.00%) Wealth Management
5 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Spring
5 4 (25.00%) Front Office
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) OOP
5 4 (25.00%) SOA
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) C++
6 3 (18.75%) JUnit
6 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
6 3 (18.75%) Banking

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 4 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) Hazelcast
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) JUnit
3 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
3 2 (12.50%) NUnit
3 2 (12.50%) CruiseControl
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) Mockito
3 2 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Front Office
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Back Office
5 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Market Risk Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) J2SE
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) Dojo
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 2 (12.50%) Equities
2 2 (12.50%) Derivative
2 2 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Physics
3 1 (6.25%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) OO
2 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (37.50%) BDD
2 6 (37.50%) SDLC
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
4 4 (25.00%) Analytics
4 4 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) SOA
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) OOP
5 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) AOP
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) GridGain
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
1 3 (18.75%) Solace
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft