The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
London / City of London
Rank 11 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 317 268 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.82% 8.78% 7.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.56% 10.36% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 241 322
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £385 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £624
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2523 2588 4197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.08% 84.77% 81.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2009 2039 3297
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 35
Median hourly rate £50.75 £35.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.57% +77.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.99 £18.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the City of London region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the City of London region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for TDD.

1 588 (82.24%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (48.95%) Java
3 344 (48.11%) BDD
4 259 (36.22%) Scrum
5 245 (34.27%) JavaScript
6 240 (33.57%) HTML
7 199 (27.83%) CSS
8 192 (26.85%) C#
9 178 (24.90%) Continuous Integration
10 175 (24.48%) Finance
11 158 (22.10%) .NET
12 156 (21.82%) AngularJS
13 144 (20.14%) HTML5
14 141 (19.72%) Pair Programming
15 133 (18.60%) SQL
16 132 (18.46%) Web Services
17 122 (17.06%) OO
18 119 (16.64%) Git (software)
19 118 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
20 115 (16.08%) MVC
21 114 (15.94%) Banking
21 114 (15.94%) Scala
22 111 (15.52%) REST
23 110 (15.38%) Python
24 106 (14.83%) DevOps
25 105 (14.69%) Jenkins
26 103 (14.41%) SQL Server
26 103 (14.41%) MongoDB
26 103 (14.41%) Kanban
27 102 (14.27%) Microservices

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 46 (6.43%) Apache Spark
2 28 (3.92%) Apache
3 20 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (2.66%) IIS
5 17 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (2.24%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.40%) Confluence
8 8 (1.12%) Jetty
9 6 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.84%) NServiceBus
9 6 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
9 6 (0.84%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (0.70%) Mule
10 5 (0.70%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.70%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.56%) FileNet
11 4 (0.56%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.56%) JBoss
11 4 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.24%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.14%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 118 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (13.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (3.64%) PaaS
4 23 (3.22%) IaaS
5 16 (2.24%) GitHub
6 13 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (1.40%) TestFlight
8 5 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.28%) Datadog
10 2 (0.28%) Heroku
11 1 (0.14%) Lucidchart
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.14%) Responsys
11 1 (0.14%) SaaS
11 1 (0.14%) Slack
11 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 60 (8.39%) HTTP
2 37 (5.17%) RTSP
3 30 (4.20%) MQTT
4 7 (0.98%) Internet
4 7 (0.98%) RTP
5 4 (0.56%) FTP
6 3 (0.42%) Network Security
7 2 (0.28%) VPN
8 1 (0.14%) AMQP
8 1 (0.14%) DMZ
8 1 (0.14%) LDAP
8 1 (0.14%) SNMP
8 1 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (14.41%) MongoDB
1 103 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 80 (11.19%) NoSQL
3 58 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 55 (7.69%) MySQL
5 47 (6.57%) Hadoop
6 37 (5.17%) Big Data
7 28 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (3.50%) Relational Database
8 25 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (2.38%) SQLite
12 15 (2.10%) HBase
12 15 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (1.68%) Neo4j
14 11 (1.54%) CouchDB
15 10 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
16 9 (1.26%) Couchbase
16 9 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 119 (16.64%) Git (software)
2 105 (14.69%) Jenkins
3 62 (8.67%) JIRA
4 51 (7.13%) Selenium
5 50 (6.99%) Cucumber
6 47 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 45 (6.29%) WebDriver
8 39 (5.45%) Maven
8 39 (5.45%) Subversion
9 24 (3.36%) JUnit
9 24 (3.36%) Mockito
10 23 (3.22%) NUnit
10 23 (3.22%) Visual Studio
11 21 (2.94%) Bower
11 21 (2.94%) Jasmine
11 21 (2.94%) TeamCity
12 20 (2.80%) Grunt
12 20 (2.80%) gulp
12 20 (2.80%) IntelliJ
13 19 (2.66%) MSTest
General
1 175 (24.48%) Finance
2 114 (15.94%) Banking
3 57 (7.97%) Investment Banking
4 46 (6.43%) Front Office
5 27 (3.78%) Back Office
6 21 (2.94%) Retail
7 15 (2.10%) Financial Institution
7 15 (2.10%) Marketing
8 11 (1.54%) Advertising
9 9 (1.26%) Games
9 9 (1.26%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.56%) Law
11 3 (0.42%) Publishing
12 2 (0.28%) Electronics
12 2 (0.28%) Legal
12 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 590 (82.52%) Developer
2 201 (28.11%) Java Developer
3 175 (24.48%) Senior Developer
4 95 (13.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 74 (10.35%) C# Developer
6 60 (8.39%) .NET Developer
7 59 (8.25%) Scala Developer
8 54 (7.55%) Full Stack Developer
9 47 (6.57%) Agile Developer
10 39 (5.45%) Angular Developer
11 37 (5.17%) JavaScript Developer
12 36 (5.03%) Python Developer
13 33 (4.62%) Agile Java Developer
14 32 (4.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 27 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
15 27 (3.78%) HTML Developer
16 26 (3.64%) iOS Developer
16 26 (3.64%) Node.js Developer
17 24 (3.36%) Developer in Test
18 22 (3.08%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (33.57%) HTML
2 199 (27.83%) CSS
3 158 (22.10%) .NET
4 156 (21.82%) AngularJS
5 144 (20.14%) HTML5
6 132 (18.46%) Web Services
7 111 (15.52%) REST
8 101 (14.13%) RESTful
9 96 (13.43%) Node.js
10 89 (12.45%) CSS3
11 78 (10.91%) JSON
12 76 (10.63%) Spring
13 69 (9.65%) React
14 68 (9.51%) jQuery
15 65 (9.09%) Kafka
16 63 (8.81%) ASP.NET
17 54 (7.55%) WCF
18 46 (6.43%) Akka
19 44 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
19 44 (6.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.53%) User Experience
2 39 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 36 (5.03%) Computer Science
3 36 (5.03%) Public Cloud
4 33 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (4.20%) Video on Demand
6 23 (3.22%) Mathematics
7 22 (3.08%) Fintech
7 22 (3.08%) Streaming Video
8 21 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (2.24%) Fixed Income
10 14 (1.96%) Derivative
11 13 (1.82%) Equities
12 10 (1.40%) iPad
12 10 (1.40%) Physics
13 9 (1.26%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
13 9 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
13 9 (1.26%) iPhone
14 8 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 56 (7.83%) Linux
2 52 (7.27%) Apple iOS
3 44 (6.15%) Windows
4 36 (5.03%) Android
5 32 (4.48%) Unix
6 9 (1.26%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.56%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (82.24%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (48.11%) BDD
3 259 (36.22%) Scrum
4 178 (24.90%) Continuous Integration
5 141 (19.72%) Pair Programming
6 122 (17.06%) OO
7 115 (16.08%) MVC
8 106 (14.83%) DevOps
9 103 (14.41%) Kanban
10 102 (14.27%) Microservices
11 80 (11.19%) Software Engineering
12 77 (10.77%) E-Commerce
13 68 (9.51%) Front End Development
14 67 (9.37%) Unit Testing
15 60 (8.39%) Automated Testing
16 59 (8.25%) High Availability
17 57 (7.97%) OOP
18 55 (7.69%) Multithreading
19 51 (7.13%) Mentoring
20 50 (6.99%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 350 (48.95%) Java
2 245 (34.27%) JavaScript
3 192 (26.85%) C#
4 133 (18.60%) SQL
5 114 (15.94%) Scala
6 110 (15.38%) Python
7 40 (5.59%) C
8 32 (4.48%) T-SQL
9 30 (4.20%) PHP
9 30 (4.20%) Ruby
10 28 (3.92%) C++
11 26 (3.64%) Apple Swift
12 25 (3.50%) Objective-C
13 21 (2.94%) ES6
14 15 (2.10%) Groovy
15 14 (1.96%) Clojure
16 13 (1.82%) Go
17 10 (1.40%) PowerShell
18 9 (1.26%) Bash Shell
19 8 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (5.45%) Degree
2 13 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.40%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.12%) ISEB
5 5 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.29%) QA
2 7 (0.98%) SDET
3 3 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.28%) WCAG
5 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.14%) HL7
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) WAI
System Software
1 43 (6.01%) Docker
2 12 (1.68%) HDFS
3 11 (1.54%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (3.78%) Puppet
2 10 (1.40%) Ansible
3 8 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.56%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.28%) Grafana
6 2 (0.28%) logstash
6 2 (0.28%) Oozie
6 2 (0.28%) Salt
6 2 (0.28%) Terraform
7 1 (0.14%) Kibana
7 1 (0.14%) Marathon
7 1 (0.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 63 (8.81%) Microsoft
2 31 (4.34%) Oracle
3 17 (2.38%) New Relic
4 10 (1.40%) Google
5 9 (1.26%) Apple
5 9 (1.26%) SAP
6 8 (1.12%) TIBCO
6 8 (1.12%) Zend
7 7 (0.98%) Brightcove
8 6 (0.84%) DevExpress
9 5 (0.70%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.56%) Cognos
10 4 (0.56%) IBM
10 4 (0.56%) Infragistics
10 4 (0.56%) Lotus
11 3 (0.42%) ATG
11 3 (0.42%) HP
11 3 (0.42%) hybris
11 3 (0.42%) Solace
11 3 (0.42%) Splunk
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Circa £500-600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £595 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coded People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago