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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 11 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing TDD 358 459 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.50% 7.75% 6.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.28% 9.60% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 407 306
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2916 4779 4672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.51% 80.69% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2379 3785 3467
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £324 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 47 47
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 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 City of London region with a requirement for TDD.

1 634 (85.33%) Agile Software Development
2 368 (49.53%) Java
3 350 (47.11%) BDD
4 244 (32.84%) JavaScript
5 230 (30.96%) Finance
6 217 (29.21%) Scrum
7 199 (26.78%) C#
8 196 (26.38%) HTML
9 183 (24.63%) .NET
10 174 (23.42%) CSS
11 157 (21.13%) Pair Programming
12 156 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
13 145 (19.52%) Banking
14 138 (18.57%) SQL
15 132 (17.77%) Web Services
16 128 (17.23%) AngularJS
17 124 (16.69%) Amazon AWS
18 120 (16.15%) HTML5
19 107 (14.40%) REST
20 105 (14.13%) NoSQL
21 104 (14.00%) E-Commerce
22 101 (13.59%) MVC
22 101 (13.59%) MongoDB
23 99 (13.32%) SQL Server
24 96 (12.92%) Git (software)
25 95 (12.79%) DevOps
26 94 (12.65%) Spring
27 89 (11.98%) OO
28 88 (11.84%) Apache Cassandra
29 82 (11.04%) Scala

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 24 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (2.42%) Apache Spark
3 16 (2.15%) Cloud Foundry
4 15 (2.02%) Confluence
4 15 (2.02%) Oracle Coherence
5 13 (1.75%) OpenStack
6 12 (1.62%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.48%) Mule
8 9 (1.21%) CMS
8 9 (1.21%) JBoss
9 7 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.81%) Apache
10 6 (0.81%) Jetty
11 5 (0.67%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.54%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.40%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.40%) Drupal
13 3 (0.40%) Mule ESB
13 3 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (0.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.54%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.13%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.27%) Unica
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 124 (16.69%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (9.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (2.96%) PaaS
5 13 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (1.48%) Heroku
6 11 (1.48%) TestFlight
7 9 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (1.21%) GitHub
7 9 (1.21%) IaaS
8 5 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.54%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.54%) Bluemix
10 3 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.40%) SaaS
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.02%) HTTP
2 9 (1.21%) DMZ
2 9 (1.21%) VPN
3 7 (0.94%) Network Security
4 4 (0.54%) SNMP
4 4 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.27%) FTP
6 1 (0.13%) AMQP
6 1 (0.13%) Broadband
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (14.13%) NoSQL
2 101 (13.59%) MongoDB
3 99 (13.32%) SQL Server
4 88 (11.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 63 (8.48%) MySQL
6 35 (4.71%) Big Data
6 35 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (4.58%) Hadoop
8 29 (3.90%) SQLite
9 23 (3.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 21 (2.83%) Relational Database
11 20 (2.69%) Redis
12 12 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (1.48%) CouchDB
14 10 (1.35%) Apache Hive
15 9 (1.21%) Oracle Database
16 8 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
17 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
17 7 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 96 (12.92%) Git (software)
2 61 (8.21%) Maven
3 56 (7.54%) Cucumber
4 54 (7.27%) Selenium
5 46 (6.19%) Jenkins
5 46 (6.19%) JIRA
6 36 (4.85%) IntelliJ
7 35 (4.71%) TeamCity
8 30 (4.04%) JUnit
9 27 (3.63%) Eclipse
10 26 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
12 23 (3.10%) Subversion
12 23 (3.10%) WebDriver
13 21 (2.83%) Grunt
13 21 (2.83%) SpecFlow
14 19 (2.56%) gulp
15 18 (2.42%) Jasmine
16 15 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 14 (1.88%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 230 (30.96%) Finance
2 145 (19.52%) Banking
3 47 (6.33%) Investment Banking
4 46 (6.19%) Front Office
5 21 (2.83%) Financial Institution
6 19 (2.56%) Marketing
7 17 (2.29%) Back Office
8 14 (1.88%) Retail
9 13 (1.75%) Games
10 9 (1.21%) Law
11 8 (1.08%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.94%) Advertising
13 5 (0.67%) Publishing
14 4 (0.54%) Electronics
14 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.27%) Legal
16 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 616 (82.91%) Developer
2 250 (33.65%) Java Developer
3 191 (25.71%) Senior Developer
4 113 (15.21%) Agile Developer
5 107 (14.40%) C# Developer
6 91 (12.25%) Agile Java Developer
7 87 (11.71%) Senior Java Developer
8 70 (9.42%) .NET Developer
9 53 (7.13%) JavaScript Developer
10 44 (5.92%) Senior C# Developer
11 41 (5.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 40 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
13 36 (4.85%) AWS Developer
13 36 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
14 33 (4.44%) Senior Agile Developer
15 32 (4.31%) Scala Developer
16 29 (3.90%) Android Developer
17 28 (3.77%) Senior Agile Java Developer
18 27 (3.63%) Angular Developer
19 25 (3.36%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (26.38%) HTML
2 183 (24.63%) .NET
3 174 (23.42%) CSS
4 132 (17.77%) Web Services
5 128 (17.23%) AngularJS
6 120 (16.15%) HTML5
7 107 (14.40%) REST
8 94 (12.65%) Spring
9 75 (10.09%) CSS3
10 73 (9.83%) Node.js
11 68 (9.15%) jQuery
12 65 (8.75%) ASP.NET
13 63 (8.48%) RESTful
14 54 (7.27%) RabbitMQ
15 48 (6.46%) React
16 42 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
17 40 (5.38%) SOAP
17 40 (5.38%) WPF
17 40 (5.38%) XML
18 38 (5.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.67%) Derivative
2 55 (7.40%) User Experience
3 50 (6.73%) Mobile App
4 41 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (4.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.42%) Fixed Income
7 18 (2.42%) Mathematics
8 16 (2.15%) Equities
9 12 (1.62%) Inversion of Control
9 12 (1.62%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.48%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.35%) Fintech
12 8 (1.08%) Digital Media
12 8 (1.08%) Semantic Web
13 7 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
14 6 (0.81%) Grid Computing
14 6 (0.81%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.67%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 63 (8.48%) Linux
2 53 (7.13%) Android
2 53 (7.13%) Apple iOS
3 32 (4.31%) Unix
4 20 (2.69%) Windows
5 6 (0.81%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.40%) Solaris
7 3 (0.40%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
9 1 (0.13%) Debian
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 634 (85.33%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (47.11%) BDD
3 217 (29.21%) Scrum
4 157 (21.13%) Pair Programming
5 156 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
6 104 (14.00%) E-Commerce
7 101 (13.59%) MVC
8 95 (12.79%) DevOps
9 89 (11.98%) OO
10 75 (10.09%) Kanban
11 73 (9.83%) Multithreading
12 64 (8.61%) Front End Development
13 63 (8.48%) Continuous Delivery
14 59 (7.94%) Software Engineering
15 55 (7.40%) Test Automation
16 53 (7.13%) Unit Testing
17 52 (7.00%) Mentoring
18 50 (6.73%) Open Source
19 48 (6.46%) SDLC
20 46 (6.19%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 368 (49.53%) Java
2 244 (32.84%) JavaScript
3 199 (26.78%) C#
4 138 (18.57%) SQL
5 82 (11.04%) Scala
6 62 (8.34%) Ruby
7 47 (6.33%) Python
8 33 (4.44%) PHP
9 27 (3.63%) Objective-C
10 25 (3.36%) Clojure
11 23 (3.10%) PL/SQL
12 22 (2.96%) Apple Swift
12 22 (2.96%) Groovy
13 17 (2.29%) C++
13 17 (2.29%) Go
14 13 (1.75%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.62%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.62%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.08%) C
16 8 (1.08%) Jython
Qualifications
1 31 (4.17%) Degree
2 10 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.08%) ISEB
4 4 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (0.54%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.40%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.13%) CISSP
7 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.59%) QA
2 6 (0.81%) SDET
3 2 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.13%) FATCA
4 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (3.10%) Docker
2 11 (1.48%) vSphere
3 10 (1.35%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.13%) GridGain
5 1 (0.13%) HDFS
5 1 (0.13%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 27 (3.63%) Puppet
2 20 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.54%) Ansible
4 2 (0.27%) Kibana
4 2 (0.27%) logstash
4 2 (0.27%) Nagios
5 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 55 (7.40%) Oracle
2 30 (4.04%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.15%) IBM
4 13 (1.75%) Splunk
5 11 (1.48%) DevExpress
6 10 (1.35%) New Relic
7 9 (1.21%) Atlassian
7 9 (1.21%) Google
8 7 (0.94%) Apple
8 7 (0.94%) DataSynapse
9 6 (0.81%) Sybase
9 6 (0.81%) Zend
10 5 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.54%) Adobe
11 4 (0.54%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.54%) SAP
11 4 (0.54%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.54%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.40%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.40%) Murex
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per day
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Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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