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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 10 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 384 370 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.18% 7.89% 5.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.78% 9.37% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 330 287
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
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
3005 3947 4647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.51% 84.18% 80.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2399 3148 3491
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £19.92 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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.

1 640 (85.68%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (51.41%) BDD
3 362 (48.46%) Java
4 260 (34.81%) JavaScript
5 236 (31.59%) HTML
6 228 (30.52%) Scrum
7 201 (26.91%) CSS
8 195 (26.10%) Finance
9 187 (25.03%) C#
10 159 (21.29%) HTML5
11 158 (21.15%) .NET
12 157 (21.02%) AngularJS
13 153 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
14 150 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
15 143 (19.14%) Pair Programming
16 137 (18.34%) SQL
17 125 (16.73%) DevOps
18 119 (15.93%) E-Commerce
19 118 (15.80%) Web Services
19 118 (15.80%) Git (software)
20 116 (15.53%) Scala
20 116 (15.53%) MongoDB
21 107 (14.32%) MVC
22 106 (14.19%) Banking
23 99 (13.25%) CSS3
24 95 (12.72%) OO
25 94 (12.58%) Node.js
26 92 (12.32%) Kanban
27 88 (11.78%) Microsoft Azure
28 87 (11.65%) Python

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 39 (5.22%) Apache Spark
2 32 (4.28%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (2.81%) Apache
4 11 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
5 10 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (1.34%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.07%) JBoss
6 8 (1.07%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.94%) Mule
8 6 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (0.80%) Confluence
9 5 (0.67%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.54%) IIS
10 4 (0.54%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.40%) Drupal
11 3 (0.40%) Jetty
11 3 (0.40%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.40%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.27%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (0.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.13%) GIMP
2 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.27%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.27%) Unica
4 1 (0.13%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 153 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (11.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.87%) TestFlight
5 9 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (1.20%) GitHub
6 7 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.94%) PaaS
7 6 (0.80%) Heroku
8 4 (0.54%) Bluemix
8 4 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.40%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle CX
9 3 (0.40%) Responsys
9 3 (0.40%) SaaS
10 2 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.95%) HTTP
2 24 (3.21%) MQTT
2 24 (3.21%) RTSP
3 8 (1.07%) Network Security
4 6 (0.80%) FTP
4 6 (0.80%) Internet
5 4 (0.54%) SNMP
6 2 (0.27%) AMQP
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (15.53%) MongoDB
2 71 (9.50%) SQL Server
3 68 (9.10%) MySQL
4 65 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 63 (8.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 51 (6.83%) Hadoop
7 50 (6.69%) Big Data
8 45 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (4.02%) SQLite
10 20 (2.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 16 (2.14%) Relational Database
12 15 (2.01%) Redis
13 14 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
13 14 (1.87%) CouchDB
14 11 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (1.47%) Apache Hive
14 11 (1.47%) HBase
15 7 (0.94%) Oracle Database
16 6 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 118 (15.80%) Git (software)
2 79 (10.58%) Jenkins
3 61 (8.17%) Maven
4 60 (8.03%) Cucumber
5 55 (7.36%) Selenium
6 41 (5.49%) IntelliJ
7 39 (5.22%) JIRA
8 36 (4.82%) TeamCity
9 31 (4.15%) Subversion
10 29 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (3.88%) WebDriver
11 27 (3.61%) Jasmine
12 26 (3.48%) JUnit
13 25 (3.35%) Eclipse
14 23 (3.08%) gulp
15 20 (2.68%) Gradle
15 20 (2.68%) Grunt
16 18 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
17 16 (2.14%) SpecFlow
18 15 (2.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 195 (26.10%) Finance
2 106 (14.19%) Banking
3 46 (6.16%) Investment Banking
4 43 (5.76%) Front Office
5 29 (3.88%) Financial Institution
6 26 (3.48%) Retail
7 18 (2.41%) Back Office
7 18 (2.41%) Marketing
8 12 (1.61%) Games
9 11 (1.47%) Law
10 7 (0.94%) Advertising
11 6 (0.80%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.67%) Publishing
13 4 (0.54%) Electronics
13 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.40%) Legal
15 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 618 (82.73%) Developer
2 228 (30.52%) Java Developer
3 211 (28.25%) Senior Developer
4 105 (14.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 93 (12.45%) C# Developer
6 82 (10.98%) Agile Developer
7 66 (8.84%) Agile Java Developer
8 54 (7.23%) .NET Developer
9 52 (6.96%) Scala Developer
10 46 (6.16%) AWS Developer
11 45 (6.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 45 (6.02%) JavaScript Developer
12 41 (5.49%) Full Stack Developer
13 38 (5.09%) Senior Agile Developer
13 38 (5.09%) Senior C# Developer
14 36 (4.82%) Angular Developer
14 36 (4.82%) Senior Agile Java Developer
15 31 (4.15%) iOS Developer
16 28 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
17 26 (3.48%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (31.59%) HTML
2 201 (26.91%) CSS
3 159 (21.29%) HTML5
4 158 (21.15%) .NET
5 157 (21.02%) AngularJS
6 118 (15.80%) Web Services
7 99 (13.25%) CSS3
8 94 (12.58%) Node.js
9 87 (11.65%) REST
10 75 (10.04%) jQuery
11 67 (8.97%) React
12 66 (8.84%) ASP.NET
13 65 (8.70%) JSON
14 64 (8.57%) RESTful
14 64 (8.57%) Spring
15 53 (7.10%) RabbitMQ
16 51 (6.83%) XML
17 43 (5.76%) SOAP
18 42 (5.62%) Kafka
18 42 (5.62%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 71 (9.50%) User Experience
2 55 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (7.10%) Mobile App
4 43 (5.76%) Derivative
5 39 (5.22%) Computer Science
6 37 (4.95%) Public Cloud
7 29 (3.88%) Mathematics
8 24 (3.21%) Video on Demand
9 23 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 19 (2.54%) Fixed Income
11 16 (2.14%) Management Information System
12 15 (2.01%) Equities
13 14 (1.87%) Streaming Video
14 12 (1.61%) Fintech
14 12 (1.61%) Semantic Web
15 9 (1.20%) Digital Media
15 9 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
15 9 (1.20%) iPad
15 9 (1.20%) iPhone
16 8 (1.07%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 57 (7.63%) Linux
2 56 (7.50%) Apple iOS
3 46 (6.16%) Android
4 25 (3.35%) Unix
5 20 (2.68%) Windows
6 5 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.40%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.13%) Debian
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (85.68%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (51.41%) BDD
3 228 (30.52%) Scrum
4 150 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
5 143 (19.14%) Pair Programming
6 125 (16.73%) DevOps
7 119 (15.93%) E-Commerce
8 107 (14.32%) MVC
9 95 (12.72%) OO
10 92 (12.32%) Kanban
11 79 (10.58%) Front End Development
12 69 (9.24%) Test Automation
13 66 (8.84%) Microservices
14 64 (8.57%) Multithreading
14 64 (8.57%) Unit Testing
15 63 (8.43%) Continuous Delivery
15 63 (8.43%) Open Source
16 62 (8.30%) Mentoring
17 59 (7.90%) Software Engineering
18 56 (7.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 362 (48.46%) Java
2 260 (34.81%) JavaScript
3 187 (25.03%) C#
4 137 (18.34%) SQL
5 116 (15.53%) Scala
6 87 (11.65%) Python
7 54 (7.23%) Ruby
8 43 (5.76%) PHP
9 34 (4.55%) Objective-C
10 33 (4.42%) Clojure
11 31 (4.15%) C
12 28 (3.75%) Apple Swift
13 26 (3.48%) C++
14 19 (2.54%) Groovy
15 15 (2.01%) Go
16 12 (1.61%) PL/SQL
17 11 (1.47%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.47%) XAML
18 10 (1.34%) Jython
19 9 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (5.62%) Degree
2 11 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.07%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.94%) ISEB
5 4 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) CISSP
8 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.76%) QA
2 7 (0.94%) SDET
3 2 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.27%) WCAG
4 1 (0.13%) FATCA
System Software
1 16 (2.14%) Docker
2 13 (1.74%) HDFS
3 5 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.67%) vSphere
4 1 (0.13%) GridGain
4 1 (0.13%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (3.75%) Puppet
2 20 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.94%) Ansible
4 3 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.40%) Kibana
4 3 (0.40%) logstash
5 2 (0.27%) Nagios
6 1 (0.13%) Grafana
6 1 (0.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 41 (5.49%) Oracle
2 18 (2.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (2.41%) New Relic
3 13 (1.74%) Google
4 11 (1.47%) Apple
5 8 (1.07%) IBM
5 8 (1.07%) SAP
5 8 (1.07%) Zend
6 6 (0.80%) Atlassian
6 6 (0.80%) DevExpress
6 6 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.67%) Tableau
8 4 (0.54%) Adobe
8 4 (0.54%) hybris
8 4 (0.54%) Solace
8 4 (0.54%) Splunk
9 3 (0.40%) Canoo
9 3 (0.40%) Intershop
9 3 (0.40%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.40%) Red Hat
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