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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing TDD 369 383 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.83% 6.43% 5.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.83% 8.36% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 326 309
Average daily rate
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£465 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £59.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.56%
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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
4179 4583 5057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.37% 76.97% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3298 3467 3817
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 82
Average hourly rate £24.62 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 596 (82.43%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (41.49%) JavaScript
3 292 (40.39%) Java
4 266 (36.79%) BDD
5 252 (34.85%) C#
6 237 (32.78%) HTML
7 226 (31.26%) .NET
8 220 (30.43%) Scrum
9 190 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
10 166 (22.96%) MVC
11 164 (22.68%) CSS
12 154 (21.30%) SQL
13 150 (20.75%) HTML5
14 146 (20.19%) Finance
15 140 (19.36%) SQL Server
16 136 (18.81%) Web Services
17 133 (18.40%) AngularJS
18 124 (17.15%) OO
19 120 (16.60%) Spring
20 117 (16.18%) Git (software)
21 113 (15.63%) ASP.NET
22 110 (15.21%) jQuery
23 100 (13.83%) RESTful
24 98 (13.55%) Banking
25 93 (12.86%) E-Commerce
26 86 (11.89%) REST
27 85 (11.76%) XML
28 83 (11.48%) Hibernate
29 80 (11.07%) CSS3
30 77 (10.65%) WCF

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (6.36%) Node.js
2 35 (4.84%) CMS
3 21 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 20 (2.77%) Umbraco
5 17 (2.35%) Apache Spark
5 17 (2.35%) Kentico
6 16 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (1.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 12 (1.66%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (1.24%) SharePoint
9 9 (1.24%) Apache
10 7 (0.97%) Confluence
10 7 (0.97%) JBoss
11 6 (0.83%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.83%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.83%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.69%) nginx
12 5 (0.69%) Jetty
12 5 (0.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.41%) RMDS
3 2 (0.28%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 51 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.55%) GitHub
3 4 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.41%) Force.com
4 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.28%) SaaS
5 2 (0.28%) PaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.56%) HTTP
2 7 (0.97%) Internet
3 5 (0.69%) AMQP
4 4 (0.55%) SSL
5 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.14%) VPN
6 1 (0.14%) SMTP
6 1 (0.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (19.36%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.22%) MongoDB
3 39 (5.39%) NoSQL
4 37 (5.12%) Hadoop
5 36 (4.98%) Relational Database
6 33 (4.56%) Big Data
6 33 (4.56%) MySQL
7 31 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (2.07%) HBase
13 12 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (1.52%) Redis
15 10 (1.38%) DB2
15 10 (1.38%) SQLite
16 9 (1.24%) Apache Hive
17 8 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 117 (16.18%) Git (software)
2 67 (9.27%) Jenkins
3 64 (8.85%) Selenium
4 62 (8.58%) Subversion
5 53 (7.33%) Cucumber
6 48 (6.64%) Jasmine
7 43 (5.95%) Maven
8 38 (5.26%) TeamCity
9 36 (4.98%) JIRA
10 29 (4.01%) JUnit
11 28 (3.87%) SpecFlow
12 27 (3.73%) WebDriver
13 26 (3.60%) NUnit
13 26 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
14 25 (3.46%) Eclipse
15 21 (2.90%) Hudson
16 20 (2.77%) Grunt
17 17 (2.35%) Karma Test Runner
17 17 (2.35%) Mockito
18 14 (1.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 146 (20.19%) Finance
2 98 (13.55%) Banking
3 61 (8.44%) Front Office
4 39 (5.39%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.77%) Retail
6 8 (1.11%) Back Office
7 7 (0.97%) Marketing
7 7 (0.97%) Games
7 7 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.97%) Advertising
8 5 (0.69%) Publishing
9 3 (0.41%) Electronics
9 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.28%) Legal
10 2 (0.28%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.28%) Hindi Language
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 578 (79.94%) Developer
2 172 (23.79%) Java Developer
3 127 (17.57%) Senior Developer
4 98 (13.55%) .NET Developer
5 89 (12.31%) C# Developer
6 39 (5.39%) Agile Java Developer
7 37 (5.12%) Senior Java Developer
8 36 (4.98%) Scala Developer
9 34 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
10 32 (4.43%) Web Developer
11 31 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
12 30 (4.15%) Senior C# Developer
13 22 (3.04%) Front-End Developer
14 21 (2.90%) Android Developer
15 18 (2.49%) Ruby Developer
16 15 (2.07%) Software Developer
16 15 (2.07%) Architect
17 14 (1.94%) AWS Developer
17 14 (1.94%) Tester
18 13 (1.80%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (32.78%) HTML
2 226 (31.26%) .NET
3 164 (22.68%) CSS
4 150 (20.75%) HTML5
5 136 (18.81%) Web Services
6 133 (18.40%) AngularJS
7 120 (16.60%) Spring
8 113 (15.63%) ASP.NET
9 110 (15.21%) jQuery
10 100 (13.83%) RESTful
11 86 (11.89%) REST
12 85 (11.76%) XML
13 83 (11.48%) Hibernate
14 80 (11.07%) CSS3
15 77 (10.65%) WCF
16 75 (10.37%) ASP.NET MVC
17 65 (8.99%) .NET Framework
18 54 (7.47%) J2EE
18 54 (7.47%) JSON
19 52 (7.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.50%) Mobile App
2 44 (6.09%) Derivative
3 34 (4.70%) User Experience
4 25 (3.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 22 (3.04%) Equity Derivative
6 19 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (1.94%) Equities
8 13 (1.80%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.80%) Algorithms
9 12 (1.66%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.52%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.38%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.24%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.11%) Market Risk
13 8 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
14 7 (0.97%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.97%) Kindle
15 6 (0.83%) Social Media
16 5 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
17 4 (0.55%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 60 (8.30%) Linux
2 37 (5.12%) UNIX
3 33 (4.56%) Android
4 31 (4.29%) Apple iOS
5 28 (3.87%) Windows
6 9 (1.24%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) MVS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (82.43%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (36.79%) BDD
3 220 (30.43%) Scrum
4 190 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
5 166 (22.96%) MVC
6 124 (17.15%) OO
7 93 (12.86%) E-Commerce
8 75 (10.37%) Unit Testing
9 58 (8.02%) Pair Programming
10 56 (7.75%) Software Engineering
11 55 (7.61%) Web Development
11 55 (7.61%) Multithreading
12 52 (7.19%) DevOps
12 52 (7.19%) Test Automation
13 51 (7.05%) Responsive Web Design
14 48 (6.64%) Kanban
15 47 (6.50%) SOA
16 46 (6.36%) Open Source
17 40 (5.53%) OOP
18 39 (5.39%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 300 (41.49%) JavaScript
2 292 (40.39%) Java
3 252 (34.85%) C#
4 154 (21.30%) SQL
5 67 (9.27%) Scala
6 63 (8.71%) Ruby
7 46 (6.36%) Python
8 43 (5.95%) PHP
9 27 (3.73%) T-SQL
10 19 (2.63%) Objective-C
11 16 (2.21%) VBA
11 16 (2.21%) C++
12 12 (1.66%) VB.NET
13 11 (1.52%) Groovy
14 10 (1.38%) Apple Swift
15 9 (1.24%) VB
16 8 (1.11%) Perl
17 7 (0.97%) C
17 7 (0.97%) VB6
18 6 (0.83%) Go
Qualifications
1 42 (5.81%) Degree
2 24 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.66%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.97%) ISEB
5 6 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.28%) MCITP
6 2 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.14%) PMP
7 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (8.16%) QA
2 7 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 9 (1.24%) Varnish
2 6 (0.83%) Docker
3 4 (0.55%) HDFS
4 2 (0.28%) GridGain
5 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 26 (3.60%) Puppet
2 24 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.52%) Ansible
4 9 (1.24%) yum
5 8 (1.11%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.41%) Nagios
6 3 (0.41%) CA LISA
7 2 (0.28%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.28%) Mesos
7 2 (0.28%) Salt
8 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.14%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.14%) Graphite
Vendors
1 55 (7.61%) Microsoft
2 50 (6.92%) Oracle
3 28 (3.87%) Sitecore
4 24 (3.32%) EPiServer
5 17 (2.35%) Sybase
6 10 (1.38%) Coverity
7 7 (0.97%) Google
7 7 (0.97%) Zend
7 7 (0.97%) Adobe
8 6 (0.83%) TIBCO
9 5 (0.69%) DevExpress
9 5 (0.69%) IBM
9 5 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.69%) Apple
9 5 (0.69%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.69%) HP
9 5 (0.69%) Tableau
9 5 (0.69%) Appcelerator
10 4 (0.55%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.55%) Infragistics
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