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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.71% 3.14% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 3.49% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £422 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -29.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
- -32.77%
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
117 172 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 82.98% 90.05% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 112 55
Median daily rate £438 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (91.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
3 7 (58.33%) Banking
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
4 6 (50.00%) REST
5 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
6 3 (25.00%) J2EE
6 3 (25.00%) MySQL
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) OO
6 3 (25.00%) Apache
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) JMS
6 3 (25.00%) Apache Hive
6 3 (25.00%) HBase
6 3 (25.00%) Big Data
6 3 (25.00%) HDFS
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Functional Programming
6 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Spring Security
6 3 (25.00%) Multithreading

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 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
1 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (25.00%) HBase
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Scala Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Scala Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Java Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Low Latency Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 6 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) Drools
3 3 (25.00%) J2EE
3 3 (25.00%) JMS
3 3 (25.00%) JPA
3 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Spring Security
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Market Risk
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) BDD
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Programming
3 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) SOLID
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Scala
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Go
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Google
1 1 (8.33%) Informatica
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle