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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 16 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs citing TDD 283 358 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.00% 6.96% 5.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.70% 8.61% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 315 268
Average daily rate £525 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
2644 4159 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.04% 80.90% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 3247 3422
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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.

1 458 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (48.05%) Java
3 239 (40.44%) BDD
4 224 (37.90%) JavaScript
5 180 (30.46%) Scrum
6 179 (30.29%) HTML
7 163 (27.58%) C#
8 146 (24.70%) Pair Programming
9 137 (23.18%) .NET
10 136 (23.01%) CSS
11 129 (21.83%) AngularJS
12 125 (21.15%) Finance
13 121 (20.47%) SQL
14 119 (20.14%) REST
14 119 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
15 114 (19.29%) Spring
16 110 (18.61%) Banking
17 106 (17.94%) NoSQL
18 104 (17.60%) HTML5
19 95 (16.07%) MVC
20 91 (15.40%) jQuery
21 90 (15.23%) Apache Cassandra
22 81 (13.71%) Web Services
22 81 (13.71%) MongoDB
23 78 (13.20%) SQL Server
24 70 (11.84%) Git (software)
25 69 (11.68%) Node.js
26 66 (11.17%) Linux
27 61 (10.32%) OO
27 61 (10.32%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 69 (11.68%) Node.js
2 26 (4.40%) Apache Spark
3 20 (3.38%) Oracle Coherence
4 16 (2.71%) CMS
5 12 (2.03%) Jetty
6 10 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.02%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.85%) Apache
9 5 (0.85%) JBoss
10 4 (0.68%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.68%) Confluence
10 4 (0.68%) Mule
10 4 (0.68%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.68%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.51%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.34%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.51%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) ION MarketView
1 6 (1.02%) RMDS
2 3 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.17%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.17%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 53 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.18%) GitHub
5 4 (0.68%) Heroku
5 4 (0.68%) PaaS
6 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.34%) IaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.58%) HTTP
2 4 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.17%) AMQP
4 1 (0.17%) FTP
4 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.17%) Intranet
4 1 (0.17%) Multicast
4 1 (0.17%) SMTP
4 1 (0.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (17.94%) NoSQL
2 90 (15.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 81 (13.71%) MongoDB
4 78 (13.20%) SQL Server
5 40 (6.77%) MySQL
6 25 (4.23%) Hadoop
6 25 (4.23%) Relational Database
7 21 (3.55%) Big Data
8 19 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (2.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (2.03%) HBase
11 12 (2.03%) Neo4j
11 12 (2.03%) SQLite
12 11 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (1.69%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.52%) DB2
15 8 (1.35%) Redis
15 8 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 70 (11.84%) Git (software)
2 46 (7.78%) Jenkins
3 39 (6.60%) Cucumber
3 39 (6.60%) Selenium
4 37 (6.26%) Jasmine
5 33 (5.58%) SpecFlow
6 31 (5.25%) JUnit
7 29 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (4.74%) Maven
9 23 (3.89%) JIRA
10 22 (3.72%) Subversion
11 21 (3.55%) NUnit
12 17 (2.88%) TeamCity
13 15 (2.54%) Karma Test Runner
13 15 (2.54%) Visual Studio
14 14 (2.37%) Mockito
14 14 (2.37%) RSpec
15 13 (2.20%) Eclipse
15 13 (2.20%) QUnit
16 12 (2.03%) Sinon.JS
General
1 125 (21.15%) Finance
2 110 (18.61%) Banking
3 54 (9.14%) Front Office
4 31 (5.25%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.71%) Publishing
6 13 (2.20%) Games
7 12 (2.03%) Retail
8 5 (0.85%) Marketing
9 4 (0.68%) Back Office
9 4 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.51%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.34%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Advertising
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 473 (80.03%) Developer
2 179 (30.29%) Java Developer
3 89 (15.06%) Agile Developer
4 88 (14.89%) Senior Developer
5 79 (13.37%) C# Developer
6 60 (10.15%) Agile Java Developer
7 49 (8.29%) .NET Developer
8 46 (7.78%) JavaScript Developer
9 37 (6.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 35 (5.92%) Senior Java Developer
11 33 (5.58%) Analyst
12 29 (4.91%) C# .NET Developer
13 26 (4.40%) Full Stack Developer
14 23 (3.89%) Scala Developer
14 23 (3.89%) Senior C# Developer
15 21 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 21 (3.55%) iOS Developer
16 20 (3.38%) Architect
17 19 (3.21%) ASP.NET Developer
18 17 (2.88%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (30.29%) HTML
2 137 (23.18%) .NET
3 136 (23.01%) CSS
4 129 (21.83%) AngularJS
5 119 (20.14%) REST
6 114 (19.29%) Spring
7 104 (17.60%) HTML5
8 91 (15.40%) jQuery
9 81 (13.71%) Web Services
10 61 (10.32%) ASP.NET
11 54 (9.14%) CSS3
11 54 (9.14%) Hibernate
12 48 (8.12%) RESTful
13 46 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 44 (7.45%) WCF
14 44 (7.45%) XML
15 39 (6.60%) .NET Framework
16 34 (5.75%) WPF
17 31 (5.25%) J2EE
18 30 (5.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.60%) Derivative
2 35 (5.92%) User Experience
3 25 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 25 (4.23%) Mobile App
4 19 (3.21%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.88%) Grid Computing
6 16 (2.71%) Fixed Income
7 15 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (2.03%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (1.35%) Equities
10 7 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.18%) Fintech
10 7 (1.18%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.85%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (0.85%) iPad
11 5 (0.85%) IVR
11 5 (0.85%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.85%) Smartcard
12 4 (0.68%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 66 (11.17%) Linux
2 29 (4.91%) Apple iOS
3 28 (4.74%) Unix
4 22 (3.72%) Android
5 16 (2.71%) Windows
6 5 (0.85%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (40.44%) BDD
3 180 (30.46%) Scrum
4 146 (24.70%) Pair Programming
5 119 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
6 95 (16.07%) MVC
7 61 (10.32%) OO
8 56 (9.48%) SDLC
9 47 (7.95%) Kanban
10 45 (7.61%) Multithreading
11 40 (6.77%) Front End Development
12 36 (6.09%) Mentoring
13 35 (5.92%) Automated Testing
13 35 (5.92%) Software Engineering
14 34 (5.75%) E-Commerce
14 34 (5.75%) SOA
14 34 (5.75%) Unit Testing
15 30 (5.08%) SOLID
16 28 (4.74%) Web Development
17 27 (4.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 284 (48.05%) Java
2 224 (37.90%) JavaScript
3 163 (27.58%) C#
4 121 (20.47%) SQL
5 46 (7.78%) Scala
6 43 (7.28%) Ruby
7 29 (4.91%) Python
8 27 (4.57%) C++
9 26 (4.40%) T-SQL
10 20 (3.38%) PHP
11 19 (3.21%) Apple Swift
12 18 (3.05%) Objective-C
13 17 (2.88%) PL/SQL
14 16 (2.71%) Groovy
15 12 (2.03%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.86%) PowerShell
17 7 (1.18%) Clojure
18 6 (1.02%) Bash Shell
18 6 (1.02%) CoffeeScript
18 6 (1.02%) Go
Qualifications
1 27 (4.57%) Degree
2 14 (2.37%) ISEB
3 8 (1.35%) ISTQB
4 5 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.68%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.34%) PMP
7 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) MCPD
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.40%) QA
2 3 (0.51%) SDET
3 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.17%) HL7
3 1 (0.17%) MiFID
3 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (3.38%) Docker
2 3 (0.51%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.34%) HDFS
3 2 (0.34%) Varnish
4 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.17%) Samba
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (2.88%) Puppet
3 8 (1.35%) Mesos
4 7 (1.18%) Ansible
5 4 (0.68%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.17%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.17%) Oozie
6 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (9.64%) Oracle
2 34 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 17 (2.88%) DataSynapse
4 8 (1.35%) hybris
4 8 (1.35%) Sybase
5 7 (1.18%) Adobe
6 6 (1.02%) Informatica
6 6 (1.02%) ION Trading
7 4 (0.68%) ATG
7 4 (0.68%) HP
7 4 (0.68%) Twitter
8 3 (0.51%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.51%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.51%) Google
8 3 (0.51%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.34%) IBM
9 2 (0.34%) Murex
9 2 (0.34%) Red Gate
9 2 (0.34%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
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