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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 10 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 373 366 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.03% 6.72% 6.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.98% 8.37% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 321 332
Median daily rate £513 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.04% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.40 £42.50 £52.25
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -18.66%
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
2874 4371 4788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.95% 80.22% 80.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2355 3440 3602
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 41
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +16.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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.

1 548 (81.31%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (51.93%) Java
3 304 (45.10%) BDD
4 222 (32.94%) Finance
5 217 (32.20%) Scrum
6 196 (29.08%) JavaScript
7 187 (27.74%) Pair Programming
8 186 (27.60%) C#
9 167 (24.78%) .NET
10 164 (24.33%) HTML
11 153 (22.70%) Banking
12 138 (20.47%) CSS
13 134 (19.88%) NoSQL
14 129 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
15 125 (18.55%) SQL
16 109 (16.17%) AngularJS
17 107 (15.88%) Web Services
17 107 (15.88%) Apache Cassandra
18 106 (15.73%) Spring
19 105 (15.58%) SQL Server
19 105 (15.58%) REST
20 98 (14.54%) HTML5
21 90 (13.35%) MongoDB
22 88 (13.06%) OO
22 88 (13.06%) MVC
23 87 (12.91%) Amazon AWS
24 77 (11.42%) Multithreading
25 75 (11.13%) Git (software)
26 74 (10.98%) jQuery
27 73 (10.83%) Linux

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 53 (7.86%) Node.js
2 28 (4.15%) Oracle Coherence
3 16 (2.37%) Apache Spark
4 13 (1.93%) CMS
4 13 (1.93%) Confluence
5 12 (1.78%) Cloud Foundry
5 12 (1.78%) OpenStack
6 11 (1.63%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.34%) Jetty
8 6 (0.89%) JBoss
8 6 (0.89%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.74%) Apache
9 5 (0.74%) Mule
10 4 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.59%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.45%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.30%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.59%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.15%) GIMP
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) ION MarketView
1 3 (0.45%) RMDS
2 2 (0.30%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.30%) Unica
3 1 (0.15%) Endur
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 87 (12.91%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.56%) PaaS
4 15 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (1.78%) Heroku
6 11 (1.63%) IaaS
7 9 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (1.34%) GitHub
8 5 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.45%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.30%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle CX
10 2 (0.30%) Responsys
11 1 (0.15%) Lucidchart
11 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.93%) HTTP
2 9 (1.34%) DMZ
2 9 (1.34%) VPN
3 4 (0.59%) Network Security
3 4 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.15%) AMQP
4 1 (0.15%) Broadband
4 1 (0.15%) Internet
4 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (19.88%) NoSQL
2 107 (15.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 105 (15.58%) SQL Server
4 90 (13.35%) MongoDB
5 47 (6.97%) MySQL
6 25 (3.71%) Big Data
7 24 (3.56%) Redis
8 23 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (3.26%) Relational Database
10 19 (2.82%) Hadoop
11 12 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.48%) Neo4j
12 10 (1.48%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.48%) SQLite
13 9 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (1.34%) Apache Hive
14 8 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 75 (11.13%) Git (software)
2 53 (7.86%) Maven
3 51 (7.57%) Cucumber
4 47 (6.97%) Selenium
5 37 (5.49%) JIRA
6 35 (5.19%) Jenkins
7 29 (4.30%) IntelliJ
8 25 (3.71%) Jasmine
8 25 (3.71%) SpecFlow
8 25 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (3.41%) JUnit
10 22 (3.26%) Eclipse
11 21 (3.12%) Grunt
11 21 (3.12%) NUnit
11 21 (3.12%) TeamCity
12 20 (2.97%) Subversion
13 19 (2.82%) WebDriver
14 18 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
15 17 (2.52%) gulp
16 15 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 222 (32.94%) Finance
2 153 (22.70%) Banking
3 57 (8.46%) Front Office
4 50 (7.42%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.52%) Games
6 16 (2.37%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.93%) Back Office
8 9 (1.34%) Marketing
9 7 (1.04%) Advertising
9 7 (1.04%) Retail
10 6 (0.89%) Publishing
11 4 (0.59%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.45%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.30%) Law
14 1 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 564 (83.68%) Developer
2 253 (37.54%) Java Developer
3 160 (23.74%) Senior Developer
4 116 (17.21%) Agile Developer
5 105 (15.58%) C# Developer
6 99 (14.69%) Agile Java Developer
7 79 (11.72%) Senior Java Developer
8 68 (10.09%) .NET Developer
9 48 (7.12%) JavaScript Developer
10 44 (6.53%) Senior C# Developer
11 39 (5.79%) C# .NET Developer
12 33 (4.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 29 (4.30%) Senior Agile Developer
14 27 (4.01%) Scala Developer
15 25 (3.71%) Senior Agile Java Developer
16 24 (3.56%) ASP.NET Developer
17 23 (3.41%) Full Stack Developer
18 22 (3.26%) AWS Developer
19 20 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 20 (2.97%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (24.78%) .NET
2 164 (24.33%) HTML
3 138 (20.47%) CSS
4 109 (16.17%) AngularJS
5 107 (15.88%) Web Services
6 106 (15.73%) Spring
7 105 (15.58%) REST
8 98 (14.54%) HTML5
9 74 (10.98%) jQuery
10 62 (9.20%) CSS3
11 61 (9.05%) ASP.NET
12 59 (8.75%) RESTful
13 48 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 43 (6.38%) .NET Framework
15 42 (6.23%) WPF
16 41 (6.08%) React
17 40 (5.93%) Hibernate
18 39 (5.79%) RabbitMQ
19 38 (5.64%) WCF
20 34 (5.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.05%) Derivative
2 42 (6.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 33 (4.90%) User Experience
4 31 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (4.01%) Mobile App
6 24 (3.56%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.52%) Grid Computing
8 15 (2.23%) Fixed Income
9 14 (2.08%) Equities
9 14 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
10 13 (1.93%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.34%) Fintech
12 7 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (0.89%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.89%) IVR
13 6 (0.89%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.89%) Smartcard
14 4 (0.59%) iPad
14 4 (0.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 73 (10.83%) Linux
2 29 (4.30%) Android
3 28 (4.15%) Unix
4 27 (4.01%) Apple iOS
5 22 (3.26%) Windows
6 4 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.59%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.45%) Solaris
8 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.15%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (81.31%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (45.10%) BDD
3 217 (32.20%) Scrum
4 187 (27.74%) Pair Programming
5 129 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (13.06%) MVC
6 88 (13.06%) OO
7 77 (11.42%) Multithreading
8 70 (10.39%) SDLC
9 62 (9.20%) Kanban
10 56 (8.31%) Continuous Delivery
10 56 (8.31%) DevOps
11 49 (7.27%) E-Commerce
11 49 (7.27%) Front End Development
12 47 (6.97%) Mentoring
13 44 (6.53%) Automated Testing
13 44 (6.53%) Software Engineering
14 38 (5.64%) Web Development
15 37 (5.49%) Unit Testing
16 35 (5.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 350 (51.93%) Java
2 196 (29.08%) JavaScript
3 186 (27.60%) C#
4 125 (18.55%) SQL
5 57 (8.46%) Scala
6 52 (7.72%) Ruby
7 37 (5.49%) Python
8 24 (3.56%) PHP
8 24 (3.56%) PL/SQL
9 22 (3.26%) C++
10 20 (2.97%) T-SQL
11 17 (2.52%) Groovy
12 14 (2.08%) Go
13 12 (1.78%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.78%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.63%) Apple Swift
14 11 (1.63%) Objective-C
15 10 (1.48%) Clojure
16 9 (1.34%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.89%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (4.15%) Degree
2 9 (1.34%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.19%) ISEB
4 6 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.45%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.45%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.90%) QA
2 2 (0.30%) HL7
2 2 (0.30%) SDET
3 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.15%) MiFID
3 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (3.71%) Docker
2 12 (1.78%) vSphere
3 9 (1.34%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.15%) GridGain
4 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (2.97%) Puppet
2 7 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.30%) Ansible
3 2 (0.30%) Kibana
4 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.15%) logstash
4 1 (0.15%) Mesos
4 1 (0.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 63 (9.35%) Oracle
2 40 (5.93%) Microsoft
3 18 (2.67%) DataSynapse
4 14 (2.08%) Splunk
5 11 (1.63%) DevExpress
5 11 (1.63%) IBM
6 8 (1.19%) Atlassian
7 6 (0.89%) New Relic
7 6 (0.89%) Sybase
8 5 (0.74%) Apple
9 4 (0.59%) Adobe
9 4 (0.59%) ION Trading
9 4 (0.59%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.59%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.45%) Murex
10 3 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.45%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.45%) Twitter
11 2 (0.30%) Facebook
11 2 (0.30%) Tableau
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £600 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago