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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 20 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.61% 4.36% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 5.08% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 9
Average daily rate
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£600 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £400 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £650 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+83.07% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 256 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 89.52% 85.91% 78.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 185 167
Average daily rate £475 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Puppet
4 3 (50.00%) Scala
4 3 (50.00%) Rackspace
4 3 (50.00%) MCollective
4 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) Salt
5 2 (33.33%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) C
6 1 (16.67%) Back Office
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) OOP
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (16.67%) Python
6 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
6 1 (16.67%) ReSharper
6 1 (16.67%) QA

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (16.67%) ReSharper
1 1 (16.67%) WATIR
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
1 1 (16.67%) RSpec
1 1 (16.67%) JBehave
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) MCollective
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) CSLA
2 1 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) MVVM
5 1 (16.67%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Scala
4 2 (33.33%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (50.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle