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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
London / City of London
Rank 9 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 315 301 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.61% 9.54% 6.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.51% 10.97% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 270 309
Median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%

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
2518 2745 4249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.84% 86.98% 82.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1999 2173 3311
Median daily rate £500 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 32
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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.

1 568 (81.96%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (48.77%) Java
3 329 (47.47%) BDD
4 240 (34.63%) Scrum
5 239 (34.49%) JavaScript
6 207 (29.87%) HTML
7 184 (26.55%) C#
8 175 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
9 174 (25.11%) CSS
10 172 (24.82%) Finance
11 147 (21.21%) .NET
12 142 (20.49%) AngularJS
13 128 (18.47%) Pair Programming
14 124 (17.89%) Web Services
15 120 (17.32%) OO
15 120 (17.32%) REST
15 120 (17.32%) Microservices
16 118 (17.03%) SQL
16 118 (17.03%) HTML5
17 116 (16.74%) MVC
18 112 (16.16%) Banking
19 107 (15.44%) Amazon AWS
20 103 (14.86%) DevOps
21 102 (14.72%) Jenkins
21 102 (14.72%) Scala
22 98 (14.14%) SQL Server
23 97 (14.00%) Git (software)
24 93 (13.42%) Microsoft Azure
25 92 (13.28%) Kanban
25 92 (13.28%) Python

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 47 (6.78%) Apache Spark
2 23 (3.32%) Apache
3 19 (2.74%) IIS
4 18 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 17 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (2.31%) Confluence
7 10 (1.44%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.15%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.01%) JBoss
9 7 (1.01%) Jetty
10 6 (0.87%) Mule
10 6 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.58%) FileNet
12 4 (0.58%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.43%) CMS
13 3 (0.43%) Drupal
13 3 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (2.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (2.45%) Dynamics AX
1 17 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Endur
3 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.14%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 107 (15.44%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (13.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (4.18%) PaaS
4 24 (3.46%) IaaS
5 14 (2.02%) GitHub
6 11 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (1.30%) TestFlight
8 7 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.72%) Slack
10 2 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.29%) Datadog
10 2 (0.29%) Heroku
11 1 (0.14%) Firebase
11 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.14%) SaaS
11 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 54 (7.79%) HTTP
2 35 (5.05%) RTSP
3 28 (4.04%) MQTT
4 7 (1.01%) RTP
5 6 (0.87%) Internet
6 2 (0.29%) LDAP
6 2 (0.29%) SNMP
6 2 (0.29%) VPN
7 1 (0.14%) AMQP
7 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.14%) DMZ
7 1 (0.14%) FTP
7 1 (0.14%) Intranet
7 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.14%) LAN
7 1 (0.14%) Network Security
7 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 88 (12.70%) MongoDB
3 85 (12.27%) NoSQL
4 57 (8.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 47 (6.78%) MySQL
6 43 (6.20%) Hadoop
7 30 (4.33%) Big Data
8 26 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (2.89%) Relational Database
12 19 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (2.45%) SQLite
14 14 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
15 13 (1.88%) HBase
15 13 (1.88%) Neo4j
16 11 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
17 10 (1.44%) CouchDB
18 9 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
19 7 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 102 (14.72%) Jenkins
2 97 (14.00%) Git (software)
3 68 (9.81%) JIRA
4 56 (8.08%) Selenium
5 46 (6.64%) WebDriver
6 45 (6.49%) Cucumber
7 36 (5.19%) Maven
7 36 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (4.04%) Mockito
8 28 (4.04%) Subversion
9 27 (3.90%) JUnit
10 24 (3.46%) Jasmine
11 22 (3.17%) Grunt
12 21 (3.03%) TeamCity
13 20 (2.89%) NUnit
14 19 (2.74%) SpecFlow
15 17 (2.45%) gulp
16 16 (2.31%) MSTest
17 15 (2.16%) IntelliJ
17 15 (2.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 172 (24.82%) Finance
2 112 (16.16%) Banking
3 54 (7.79%) Investment Banking
4 38 (5.48%) Front Office
5 25 (3.61%) Back Office
6 15 (2.16%) Marketing
7 13 (1.88%) Retail
8 12 (1.73%) Advertising
9 10 (1.44%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.15%) Games
11 6 (0.87%) Publishing
12 5 (0.72%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.29%) Electronics
13 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Automotive
14 1 (0.14%) Law
14 1 (0.14%) Legal
14 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 556 (80.23%) Developer
2 202 (29.15%) Java Developer
3 161 (23.23%) Senior Developer
4 89 (12.84%) Senior Java Developer
5 68 (9.81%) C# Developer
6 58 (8.37%) Scala Developer
7 56 (8.08%) .NET Developer
7 56 (8.08%) Full Stack Developer
8 51 (7.36%) Agile Developer
9 45 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
10 35 (5.05%) Agile Java Developer
11 28 (4.04%) Angular Developer
11 28 (4.04%) Python Developer
12 25 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
13 23 (3.32%) HTML Developer
13 23 (3.32%) Node.js Developer
13 23 (3.32%) Senior Agile Developer
14 21 (3.03%) AWS Developer
14 21 (3.03%) Developer in Test
15 20 (2.89%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (29.87%) HTML
2 174 (25.11%) CSS
3 147 (21.21%) .NET
4 142 (20.49%) AngularJS
5 124 (17.89%) Web Services
6 120 (17.32%) REST
7 118 (17.03%) HTML5
8 91 (13.13%) Node.js
9 88 (12.70%) RESTful
10 87 (12.55%) Spring
11 76 (10.97%) JSON
12 75 (10.82%) CSS3
13 73 (10.53%) React
14 65 (9.38%) ASP.NET
15 59 (8.51%) Kafka
16 56 (8.08%) WCF
17 54 (7.79%) jQuery
18 48 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
19 42 (6.06%) Akka
20 39 (5.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.93%) User Experience
2 43 (6.20%) Mobile App
3 40 (5.77%) Public Cloud
4 28 (4.04%) Fintech
4 28 (4.04%) Video on Demand
5 26 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (3.17%) Streaming Video
7 21 (3.03%) Computer Science
8 20 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (2.16%) Derivative
10 9 (1.30%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
11 8 (1.15%) Market Risk
12 7 (1.01%) MPEG
13 6 (0.87%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.87%) Equities
13 6 (0.87%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.72%) Credit Risk
15 4 (0.58%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.58%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 53 (7.65%) Linux
2 46 (6.64%) Apple iOS
3 43 (6.20%) Windows
4 41 (5.92%) Android
5 34 (4.91%) Unix
6 9 (1.30%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.58%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (81.96%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (47.47%) BDD
3 240 (34.63%) Scrum
4 175 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
5 128 (18.47%) Pair Programming
6 120 (17.32%) Microservices
6 120 (17.32%) OO
7 116 (16.74%) MVC
8 103 (14.86%) DevOps
9 92 (13.28%) Kanban
10 78 (11.26%) Software Engineering
11 72 (10.39%) E-Commerce
12 67 (9.67%) Unit Testing
13 56 (8.08%) Multithreading
14 55 (7.94%) Mentoring
15 51 (7.36%) High Availability
16 50 (7.22%) OOP
17 49 (7.07%) Open Source
18 48 (6.93%) Automated Testing
19 47 (6.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 338 (48.77%) Java
2 239 (34.49%) JavaScript
3 184 (26.55%) C#
4 118 (17.03%) SQL
5 102 (14.72%) Scala
6 92 (13.28%) Python
7 36 (5.19%) C
8 30 (4.33%) Ruby
8 30 (4.33%) T-SQL
9 23 (3.32%) Apple Swift
9 23 (3.32%) ES6
10 22 (3.17%) C++
10 22 (3.17%) PHP
11 19 (2.74%) Objective-C
12 15 (2.16%) Groovy
13 12 (1.73%) Go
14 11 (1.59%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.30%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.15%) Clojure
16 8 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (4.04%) Degree
2 8 (1.15%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.87%) ISEB
3 6 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.14%) CFA
6 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.64%) QA
2 6 (0.87%) SDET
3 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.14%) HL7
4 1 (0.14%) MiFID
4 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) WAI
4 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 44 (6.35%) Docker
2 8 (1.15%) HDFS
3 7 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.14%) vCloud
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (3.75%) Puppet
2 12 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.44%) Ansible
4 5 (0.72%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.43%) Terraform
6 2 (0.29%) Oozie
6 2 (0.29%) Salt
7 1 (0.14%) Grafana
7 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.14%) logstash
7 1 (0.14%) Marathon
7 1 (0.14%) Mesos
7 1 (0.14%) Nagios
7 1 (0.14%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 64 (9.24%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.46%) Oracle
3 13 (1.88%) New Relic
4 9 (1.30%) SAP
4 9 (1.30%) TIBCO
5 7 (1.01%) Brightcove
5 7 (1.01%) Red Hat
6 6 (0.87%) Zend
7 5 (0.72%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.72%) DevExpress
7 5 (0.72%) Google
8 4 (0.58%) Cognos
8 4 (0.58%) Lotus
9 3 (0.43%) Infragistics
9 3 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.43%) Splunk
10 2 (0.29%) Apigee
10 2 (0.29%) Canoo
10 2 (0.29%) hybris
10 2 (0.29%) Talend
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