The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 28 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Contract jobs citing TDD 424 327 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.40% 5.18% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.41% 6.92% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 295 191
Average daily rate £450 £450 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5041 4725 5880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.08% 74.88% 72.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3685 3616 4145
Average daily rate £450 £450 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 52 93
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £16.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
TDD
London

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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.

1 318 (44.85%) Java
2 280 (39.49%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (39.07%) Scrum
4 272 (38.36%) BDD
5 236 (33.29%) C#
6 220 (31.03%) .NET
7 202 (28.49%) HTML
8 200 (28.21%) JavaScript
9 175 (24.68%) MVC
10 161 (22.71%) SQL
11 152 (21.44%) CSS
12 148 (20.87%) OO
13 144 (20.31%) Finance
14 139 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
15 137 (19.32%) Spring
16 126 (17.77%) Web Services
17 122 (17.21%) Banking
18 120 (16.93%) SQL Server
19 112 (15.80%) HTML5
20 110 (15.51%) jQuery
21 102 (14.39%) Git (software)
22 101 (14.25%) ASP.NET
23 95 (13.40%) Selenium
24 91 (12.83%) XML
25 89 (12.55%) Ruby
26 83 (11.71%) Hibernate
27 81 (11.42%) Oracle
28 79 (11.14%) CSS3
29 78 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
29 78 (11.00%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 53 (7.48%) Node.js
2 18 (2.54%) Apache
2 18 (2.54%) Apache Solr
3 17 (2.40%) Tomcat
4 15 (2.12%) IIS
4 15 (2.12%) CMS
5 9 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (0.99%) WebLogic
6 7 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.85%) NServiceBus
7 6 (0.85%) Adobe CQ
7 6 (0.85%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
7 6 (0.85%) TIBCO EMS
8 5 (0.71%) Confluence
8 5 (0.71%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.56%) Mule
9 4 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.42%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.28%) MS Office
4 1 (0.14%) MS Project
4 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) RMDS
2 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.14%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.99%) GitHub
3 6 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.42%) PaaS
6 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.28%) SaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.14%) Heroku
7 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.35%) HTTP
2 26 (3.67%) Internet
3 10 (1.41%) Intranet
4 7 (0.99%) SSL
5 4 (0.56%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.28%) DNS
7 1 (0.14%) AMQP
7 1 (0.14%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.14%) SSH
7 1 (0.14%) FTP
7 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (16.93%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.76%) MySQL
3 50 (7.05%) MongoDB
4 47 (6.63%) NoSQL
5 46 (6.49%) Relational Database
6 24 (3.39%) RDBMS
7 22 (3.10%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.41%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.41%) Big Data
11 10 (1.41%) KDB
11 10 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.85%) Redis
13 6 (0.85%) Triplestore
13 6 (0.85%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 102 (14.39%) Git (software)
2 95 (13.40%) Selenium
3 72 (10.16%) Cucumber
4 69 (9.73%) Subversion
5 63 (8.89%) WebDriver
6 52 (7.33%) JUnit
7 49 (6.91%) Jenkins
8 43 (6.06%) Maven
9 33 (4.65%) Hudson
10 31 (4.37%) Jasmine
10 31 (4.37%) Visual Studio
11 30 (4.23%) TeamCity
12 28 (3.95%) Calabash
13 24 (3.39%) SpecFlow
14 22 (3.10%) JBehave
15 21 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (2.40%) SoapUI
16 17 (2.40%) Mockito
16 17 (2.40%) Robotium
16 17 (2.40%) NUnit
General
1 144 (20.31%) Finance
2 122 (17.21%) Banking
3 59 (8.32%) Investment Banking
4 54 (7.62%) Front Office
5 31 (4.37%) Retail
6 26 (3.67%) Back Office
7 19 (2.68%) Marketing
7 19 (2.68%) Games
8 18 (2.54%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.97%) Advertising
10 7 (0.99%) Publishing
10 7 (0.99%) Legal
11 6 (0.85%) Billing
12 4 (0.56%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.42%) Local Government
13 3 (0.42%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.28%) Automotive
14 2 (0.28%) International Banking
15 1 (0.14%) German Language
15 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 551 (77.72%) Developer
2 149 (21.02%) Java Developer
3 100 (14.10%) C# Developer
4 90 (12.69%) .NET Developer
5 80 (11.28%) Senior Developer
6 42 (5.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 41 (5.78%) ASP.NET Developer
8 37 (5.22%) Tester
9 31 (4.37%) Scala Developer
10 29 (4.09%) PHP Developer
11 26 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
12 25 (3.53%) Front-End Developer
13 24 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 21 (2.96%) Agile Java Developer
15 20 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
15 20 (2.82%) Agile C# Developer
15 20 (2.82%) Automation Tester
16 18 (2.54%) Python Developer
17 17 (2.40%) Software Engineer
17 17 (2.40%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (31.03%) .NET
2 202 (28.49%) HTML
3 152 (21.44%) CSS
4 137 (19.32%) Spring
5 126 (17.77%) Web Services
6 112 (15.80%) HTML5
7 110 (15.51%) jQuery
8 101 (14.25%) ASP.NET
9 91 (12.83%) XML
10 83 (11.71%) Hibernate
11 79 (11.14%) CSS3
12 78 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 71 (10.01%) RESTful
14 64 (9.03%) REST
15 60 (8.46%) WPF
16 59 (8.32%) AngularJS
17 58 (8.18%) Ajax
18 57 (8.04%) SOAP
19 55 (7.76%) Backbone.js
20 52 (7.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (3.81%) Fixed Income
2 24 (3.39%) Open Source
2 24 (3.39%) Derivative
3 22 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 19 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.12%) Mobile Banking
6 15 (2.12%) Inversion of Control
6 15 (2.12%) Equities
6 15 (2.12%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.41%) Digital Media
8 8 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
8 8 (1.13%) STB
8 8 (1.13%) Credit Derivative
8 8 (1.13%) Credit Risk
9 7 (0.99%) Semantic Web
9 7 (0.99%) Online Games
9 7 (0.99%) Video on Demand
10 6 (0.85%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (9.59%) Linux
2 38 (5.36%) UNIX
3 37 (5.22%) Apple iOS
4 34 (4.80%) Android
4 34 (4.80%) Windows
5 8 (1.13%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.56%) Windows Phone
6 4 (0.56%) Solaris
7 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.42%) AIX
7 3 (0.42%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.14%) CentOS
9 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (39.49%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (39.07%) Scrum
3 272 (38.36%) BDD
4 175 (24.68%) MVC
5 148 (20.87%) OO
6 139 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
7 78 (11.00%) E-Commerce
7 78 (11.00%) Test Automation
8 69 (9.73%) Multithreading
9 61 (8.60%) Kanban
10 52 (7.33%) Unit Testing
11 49 (6.91%) Software Engineering
12 39 (5.50%) SOA
13 36 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
14 35 (4.94%) Pair Programming
15 32 (4.51%) Analytics
16 29 (4.09%) Automated Testing
17 27 (3.81%) OOP
17 27 (3.81%) Web Development
18 22 (3.10%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 318 (44.85%) Java
2 236 (33.29%) C#
3 200 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 161 (22.71%) SQL
5 89 (12.55%) Ruby
6 63 (8.89%) Python
7 53 (7.48%) PHP
8 51 (7.19%) Scala
9 39 (5.50%) C++
10 28 (3.95%) Groovy
11 23 (3.24%) T-SQL
12 19 (2.68%) PL/SQL
13 18 (2.54%) Perl
14 16 (2.26%) Objective-C
15 13 (1.83%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.69%) PHP5
16 12 (1.69%) C
16 12 (1.69%) VB
17 10 (1.41%) Shell Script
18 8 (1.13%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 37 (5.22%) Degree
2 12 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.13%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.85%) ISEB
5 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.56%) MCP
5 4 (0.56%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.42%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.28%) CBAP
7 2 (0.28%) CCA
7 2 (0.28%) MCAD
7 2 (0.28%) MCSD
8 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.33%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.14%) EMIR
2 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (0.71%) Squid
2 1 (0.14%) vCloud
2 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (0.71%) Puppet
1 5 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.42%) MOM
2 3 (0.42%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.14%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.14%) Nagios
3 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.14%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.14%) StatsD
Vendors
1 81 (11.42%) Oracle
2 70 (9.87%) Microsoft
3 28 (3.95%) Sybase
4 22 (3.10%) TIBCO
5 16 (2.26%) JBoss
6 13 (1.83%) Zend
7 12 (1.69%) Google
8 10 (1.41%) ION Trading
9 7 (0.99%) Adobe
9 7 (0.99%) Murex
9 7 (0.99%) Fidessa
9 7 (0.99%) Bloomberg
10 6 (0.85%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.71%) Apple
12 4 (0.56%) Vertica
12 4 (0.56%) ParAccel
12 4 (0.56%) Facebook
12 4 (0.56%) HP
12 4 (0.56%) Telerik
12 4 (0.56%) Netezza
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