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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 21 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 371 400 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.31% 5.63% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 7.40% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 332 292
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £326 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+83.07% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4452 5405 5840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.69% 76.06% 74.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3298 4052 4356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 97 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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.

1 332 (44.15%) Java
2 314 (41.76%) BDD
3 306 (40.69%) Agile Software Development
4 266 (35.37%) C#
5 254 (33.78%) Scrum
6 247 (32.85%) .NET
7 224 (29.79%) JavaScript
8 190 (25.27%) MVC
9 184 (24.47%) HTML
10 172 (22.87%) SQL
11 156 (20.74%) Finance
11 156 (20.74%) OO
12 154 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
13 153 (20.35%) CSS
14 145 (19.28%) Web Services
15 135 (17.95%) SQL Server
16 133 (17.69%) ASP.NET
16 133 (17.69%) Spring
17 128 (17.02%) Banking
18 121 (16.09%) E-Commerce
19 118 (15.69%) jQuery
20 117 (15.56%) HTML5
21 99 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
22 93 (12.37%) Cucumber
23 91 (12.10%) Selenium
24 88 (11.70%) XML
25 87 (11.57%) Git (software)
26 86 (11.44%) Test Automation
27 85 (11.30%) Ruby
27 85 (11.30%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 55 (7.31%) Node.js
2 32 (4.26%) CMS
3 17 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 16 (2.13%) Umbraco
5 15 (1.99%) Apache
6 13 (1.73%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (1.60%) IIS
8 11 (1.46%) Apache Solr
9 10 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (1.20%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.80%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (0.80%) Mule
12 5 (0.66%) Liferay
12 5 (0.66%) TIBCO EMS
12 5 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.66%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.66%) Confluence
13 4 (0.53%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 25 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.53%) MS Office
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) RMDS
2 4 (0.53%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.40%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Endur
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.13%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.33%) PaaS
3 8 (1.06%) GitHub
3 8 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.13%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.92%) HTTP
2 14 (1.86%) Internet
3 6 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.53%) SSL
4 4 (0.53%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.40%) AMQP
5 3 (0.40%) DNS
6 2 (0.27%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.13%) SSH
7 1 (0.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 69 (9.18%) MongoDB
3 66 (8.78%) NoSQL
4 58 (7.71%) MySQL
5 38 (5.05%) Relational Database
6 30 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (2.26%) Oracle Database
11 14 (1.86%) Big Data
11 14 (1.86%) RDBMS
12 12 (1.60%) KDB
13 11 (1.46%) Hadoop
14 10 (1.33%) CouchDB
15 9 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (1.20%) Redis
15 9 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
16 7 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 93 (12.37%) Cucumber
2 91 (12.10%) Selenium
3 87 (11.57%) Git (software)
4 68 (9.04%) Subversion
5 51 (6.78%) JUnit
6 49 (6.52%) WebDriver
7 43 (5.72%) Jenkins
8 42 (5.59%) NUnit
8 42 (5.59%) TeamCity
9 41 (5.45%) Visual Studio
10 40 (5.32%) Jasmine
11 38 (5.05%) Maven
12 27 (3.59%) Calabash
13 26 (3.46%) JIRA
14 24 (3.19%) SpecFlow
14 24 (3.19%) Mockito
14 24 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (2.79%) JBehave
16 18 (2.39%) WATIR
17 17 (2.26%) Hudson
General
1 156 (20.74%) Finance
2 128 (17.02%) Banking
3 74 (9.84%) Front Office
4 70 (9.31%) Investment Banking
5 26 (3.46%) Marketing
6 22 (2.93%) Retail
7 19 (2.53%) Games
8 17 (2.26%) Back Office
9 12 (1.60%) Advertising
9 12 (1.60%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.80%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.80%) Publishing
11 4 (0.53%) Music Industry
11 4 (0.53%) Billing
12 3 (0.40%) Local Government
12 3 (0.40%) Legal
13 2 (0.27%) International Banking
14 1 (0.13%) German Language
14 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 563 (74.87%) Developer
2 172 (22.87%) Java Developer
3 93 (12.37%) C# Developer
4 84 (11.17%) Senior Developer
5 80 (10.64%) .NET Developer
6 46 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 41 (5.45%) Tester
8 38 (5.05%) PHP Developer
9 30 (3.99%) Scala Developer
9 30 (3.99%) ASP.NET Developer
10 29 (3.86%) Front-End Developer
11 26 (3.46%) Software Engineer
12 22 (2.93%) Automation Tester
12 22 (2.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 22 (2.93%) Analyst
13 19 (2.53%) Agile Java Developer
14 18 (2.39%) Web Developer
14 18 (2.39%) Architect
14 18 (2.39%) Senior Java Developer
15 16 (2.13%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (32.85%) .NET
2 184 (24.47%) HTML
3 153 (20.35%) CSS
4 145 (19.28%) Web Services
5 133 (17.69%) ASP.NET
5 133 (17.69%) Spring
6 118 (15.69%) jQuery
7 117 (15.56%) HTML5
8 99 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 88 (11.70%) XML
10 85 (11.30%) CSS3
11 80 (10.64%) AngularJS
12 74 (9.84%) .NET Framework
13 69 (9.18%) Hibernate
14 68 (9.04%) RESTful
15 67 (8.91%) REST
16 64 (8.51%) Ajax
17 48 (6.38%) WCF
18 46 (6.12%) SOAP
19 44 (5.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.12%) Open Source
2 40 (5.32%) Fixed Income
3 28 (3.72%) Derivative
4 25 (3.32%) Mobile App
5 22 (2.93%) Computer Science
6 15 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (1.86%) Credit Risk
8 12 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.46%) N-Tier
9 11 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
10 10 (1.33%) Equities
10 10 (1.33%) Market Risk
10 10 (1.33%) Online Games
11 9 (1.20%) Digital Media
12 8 (1.06%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.93%) iPhone
13 7 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (0.93%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.80%) Credit Derivative
15 5 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 66 (8.78%) Linux
2 45 (5.98%) UNIX
2 45 (5.98%) Windows
3 40 (5.32%) Apple iOS
4 26 (3.46%) Android
5 5 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.40%) AIX
7 3 (0.40%) Solaris
7 3 (0.40%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
9 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.13%) Debian
9 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (41.76%) BDD
2 306 (40.69%) Agile Software Development
3 254 (33.78%) Scrum
4 190 (25.27%) MVC
5 156 (20.74%) OO
6 154 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
7 121 (16.09%) E-Commerce
8 86 (11.44%) Test Automation
9 62 (8.24%) Software Engineering
10 61 (8.11%) Multithreading
11 49 (6.52%) Kanban
12 41 (5.45%) Unit Testing
12 41 (5.45%) Pair Programming
13 39 (5.19%) Automated Testing
14 34 (4.52%) Low Latency
15 33 (4.39%) Analytics
16 32 (4.26%) DevOps
16 32 (4.26%) Extreme Programming
17 29 (3.86%) SOA
18 28 (3.72%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 332 (44.15%) Java
2 266 (35.37%) C#
3 224 (29.79%) JavaScript
4 172 (22.87%) SQL
5 85 (11.30%) Ruby
6 65 (8.64%) Scala
7 58 (7.71%) PHP
8 45 (5.98%) Python
9 31 (4.12%) T-SQL
9 31 (4.12%) C++
9 31 (4.12%) Groovy
10 24 (3.19%) Objective-C
11 19 (2.53%) Clojure
12 14 (1.86%) VB
13 13 (1.73%) C
14 12 (1.60%) PHP5
15 10 (1.33%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.20%) Perl
17 8 (1.06%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.80%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (4.92%) Degree
2 17 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 7 (0.93%) ISEB
4 3 (0.40%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.27%) CBAP
5 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.13%) MCSE
6 1 (0.13%) MCP
6 1 (0.13%) MCSD
6 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (9.71%) QA
2 4 (0.53%) Basel III
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (0.66%) HDFS
2 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.13%) Squid
3 1 (0.13%) Varnish
3 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (1.46%) Puppet
2 10 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.53%) Salt
5 3 (0.40%) Oozie
6 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.27%) Control-M
7 1 (0.13%) WMI
7 1 (0.13%) logstash
7 1 (0.13%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.13%) Ansible
7 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 76 (10.11%) Microsoft
2 64 (8.51%) Oracle
3 44 (5.85%) Sybase
4 35 (4.65%) TIBCO
5 24 (3.19%) Zend
6 19 (2.53%) Sitecore
7 17 (2.26%) ION Trading
8 14 (1.86%) JBoss
9 13 (1.73%) EPiServer
10 10 (1.33%) Ektron
11 9 (1.20%) Bloomberg
12 8 (1.06%) Apple
13 7 (0.93%) Google
13 7 (0.93%) Adobe
13 7 (0.93%) Murex
13 7 (0.93%) Fidessa
14 5 (0.66%) Telerik
14 5 (0.66%) Informatica
14 5 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.66%) Red Hat
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Rate: £399 - £400 per day + competitive
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