The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.08% 5.69% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 6.86% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 2
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£475 £543 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.44% -1.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
69 175 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 71.88% 82.94% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 142 62
Average daily rate £550 £540 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +13.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £54.25 £22.63 £54.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.75% -58.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Docklands, London region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Ext JS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) WebSockets
3 1 (33.33%) JSLint
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) Ember.js
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol

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Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (33.33%) Alfresco
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) IDOL
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) jMock
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Scala Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Ext JS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) WebSockets
2 1 (33.33%) JSLint
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
2 1 (33.33%) Ember.js
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (33.33%) Dojo
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) YUI
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) Equities
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) Interwoven