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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 10 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 358 432 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.78% 7.42% 6.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.70% 9.27% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 383 331
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 £400 £375 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £613
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 £40.00 £43.75 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -26.47%
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
2818 4659 4801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.83% 80.04% 80.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 3662 3609
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 £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 52 39
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +13.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £57.60 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 June 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 June 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.

1 587 (82.68%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (51.69%) Java
3 325 (45.77%) BDD
4 224 (31.55%) Finance
5 219 (30.85%) Scrum
6 213 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 191 (26.90%) C#
8 183 (25.77%) HTML
9 177 (24.93%) Pair Programming
10 170 (23.94%) .NET
11 160 (22.54%) CSS
12 145 (20.42%) Banking
13 142 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
14 132 (18.59%) SQL
15 125 (17.61%) NoSQL
16 122 (17.18%) Web Services
17 118 (16.62%) AngularJS
18 110 (15.49%) HTML5
19 108 (15.21%) REST
20 107 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
21 103 (14.51%) Apache Cassandra
22 102 (14.37%) Spring
23 98 (13.80%) SQL Server
24 95 (13.38%) MongoDB
24 95 (13.38%) MVC
25 88 (12.39%) OO
26 86 (12.11%) Git (software)
27 77 (10.85%) Multithreading
28 75 (10.56%) E-Commerce
29 74 (10.42%) Kanban

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 26 (3.66%) Oracle Coherence
2 17 (2.39%) Cloud Foundry
3 15 (2.11%) Apache Spark
4 13 (1.83%) Confluence
4 13 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.83%) OpenStack
5 12 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.55%) CMS
7 8 (1.13%) Mule
8 7 (0.99%) Jetty
8 7 (0.99%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.85%) JBoss
10 5 (0.70%) Apache
11 4 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.56%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.42%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.42%) Drupal
12 3 (0.42%) IIS
12 3 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.14%) GIMP
3 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Eloqua
1 2 (0.28%) ION MarketView
1 2 (0.28%) RMDS
1 2 (0.28%) Unica
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 107 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.52%) PaaS
4 17 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (1.69%) Heroku
7 10 (1.41%) GitHub
7 10 (1.41%) IaaS
8 9 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (0.99%) TestFlight
10 5 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.56%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.56%) Bluemix
12 3 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.42%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.28%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.28%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.11%) HTTP
2 9 (1.27%) DMZ
2 9 (1.27%) VPN
3 5 (0.70%) Network Security
4 4 (0.56%) SNMP
4 4 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.14%) AMQP
5 1 (0.14%) Broadband
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.14%) Internet
5 1 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (17.61%) NoSQL
2 103 (14.51%) Apache Cassandra
3 98 (13.80%) SQL Server
4 95 (13.38%) MongoDB
5 57 (8.03%) MySQL
6 29 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (3.80%) Big Data
8 24 (3.38%) Hadoop
9 22 (3.10%) Relational Database
10 20 (2.82%) SQLite
11 19 (2.68%) Redis
12 15 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 10 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (1.27%) Oracle Database
15 8 (1.13%) Apache Hive
15 8 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (0.99%) CouchDB
16 7 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 86 (12.11%) Git (software)
2 58 (8.17%) Cucumber
3 57 (8.03%) Maven
4 51 (7.18%) Selenium
5 42 (5.92%) JIRA
6 41 (5.77%) Jenkins
7 32 (4.51%) IntelliJ
8 27 (3.80%) JUnit
9 25 (3.52%) Eclipse
9 25 (3.52%) SpecFlow
10 23 (3.24%) WebDriver
11 22 (3.10%) TeamCity
12 21 (2.96%) Grunt
13 20 (2.82%) Jasmine
13 20 (2.82%) Subversion
14 19 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
16 16 (2.25%) gulp
17 15 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 14 (1.97%) Mocha
General
1 224 (31.55%) Finance
2 145 (20.42%) Banking
3 56 (7.89%) Front Office
4 50 (7.04%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.54%) Financial Institution
6 16 (2.25%) Games
7 14 (1.97%) Back Office
8 12 (1.69%) Retail
9 11 (1.55%) Marketing
10 7 (0.99%) Advertising
11 6 (0.85%) Publishing
12 3 (0.42%) Arabic Language
12 3 (0.42%) Law
12 3 (0.42%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.14%) Legal
13 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 587 (82.68%) Developer
2 262 (36.90%) Java Developer
3 169 (23.80%) Senior Developer
4 117 (16.48%) Agile Developer
5 106 (14.93%) C# Developer
6 98 (13.80%) Agile Java Developer
7 82 (11.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 65 (9.15%) .NET Developer
9 45 (6.34%) JavaScript Developer
10 42 (5.92%) Senior C# Developer
11 37 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
12 36 (5.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 31 (4.37%) Senior Agile Developer
14 30 (4.23%) AWS Developer
15 28 (3.94%) Full Stack Developer
16 27 (3.80%) Scala Developer
17 26 (3.66%) Senior Agile Java Developer
18 24 (3.38%) ASP.NET Developer
19 23 (3.24%) Android Developer
20 21 (2.96%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (25.77%) HTML
2 170 (23.94%) .NET
3 160 (22.54%) CSS
4 122 (17.18%) Web Services
5 118 (16.62%) AngularJS
6 110 (15.49%) HTML5
7 108 (15.21%) REST
8 102 (14.37%) Spring
9 70 (9.86%) CSS3
10 66 (9.30%) jQuery
11 64 (9.01%) ASP.NET
11 64 (9.01%) Node.js
12 58 (8.17%) RESTful
13 47 (6.62%) RabbitMQ
14 44 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 40 (5.63%) Hibernate
15 40 (5.63%) React
16 39 (5.49%) Ajax
17 37 (5.21%) XML
18 35 (4.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.44%) Derivative
2 44 (6.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 38 (5.35%) Mobile App
3 38 (5.35%) User Experience
4 34 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (3.10%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.25%) Equities
6 16 (2.25%) Grid Computing
6 16 (2.25%) Mathematics
7 14 (1.97%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.83%) Inversion of Control
9 12 (1.69%) Fintech
10 11 (1.55%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (1.13%) Hedge funds
12 8 (1.13%) Semantic Web
13 7 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.85%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.70%) IVR
15 5 (0.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (9.72%) Linux
2 42 (5.92%) Android
3 41 (5.77%) Apple iOS
4 28 (3.94%) Unix
5 19 (2.68%) Windows
6 4 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.56%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.42%) Solaris
7 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.14%) CentOS
9 1 (0.14%) Debian
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 587 (82.68%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (45.77%) BDD
3 219 (30.85%) Scrum
4 177 (24.93%) Pair Programming
5 142 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 95 (13.38%) MVC
7 88 (12.39%) OO
8 77 (10.85%) Multithreading
9 75 (10.56%) E-Commerce
10 74 (10.42%) Kanban
11 72 (10.14%) DevOps
12 63 (8.87%) Continuous Delivery
13 60 (8.45%) SDLC
14 58 (8.17%) Front End Development
15 52 (7.32%) Mentoring
16 51 (7.18%) Software Engineering
17 47 (6.62%) Automated Testing
18 46 (6.48%) Test Automation
19 43 (6.06%) Unit Testing
20 40 (5.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 367 (51.69%) Java
2 213 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 191 (26.90%) C#
4 132 (18.59%) SQL
5 71 (10.00%) Scala
6 64 (9.01%) Ruby
7 36 (5.07%) Python
8 29 (4.08%) PHP
9 23 (3.24%) PL/SQL
10 20 (2.82%) Groovy
10 20 (2.82%) Objective-C
11 18 (2.54%) C++
11 18 (2.54%) Clojure
12 17 (2.39%) Apple Swift
12 17 (2.39%) Go
13 13 (1.83%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.69%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.41%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.13%) C
17 5 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (4.08%) Degree
2 9 (1.27%) ISEB
2 9 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.42%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.42%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.77%) QA
2 6 (0.85%) SDET
3 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.28%) HL7
4 1 (0.14%) FATCA
4 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 23 (3.24%) Docker
2 12 (1.69%) vSphere
3 9 (1.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.14%) GridGain
5 1 (0.14%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (3.52%) Puppet
2 15 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.70%) Ansible
4 2 (0.28%) Kibana
4 2 (0.28%) logstash
4 2 (0.28%) Nagios
5 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 62 (8.73%) Oracle
2 37 (5.21%) Microsoft
3 17 (2.39%) DataSynapse
4 14 (1.97%) IBM
4 14 (1.97%) Splunk
5 11 (1.55%) DevExpress
6 8 (1.13%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.13%) New Relic
7 6 (0.85%) Apple
7 6 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (0.85%) Sybase
8 5 (0.70%) Google
9 4 (0.56%) Adobe
9 4 (0.56%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.56%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.56%) Zend
10 3 (0.42%) Canoo
10 3 (0.42%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.42%) Murex
10 3 (0.42%) Sitecore
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Quant Capital
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