The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
UK / England
Rank 25 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing TDD 2714 2744 2279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.54% 6.01% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.94% 7.32% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2100 2136 1746
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 5
Median hourly rate £37.02 £40.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.45% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.05 £31.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £50.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34196 37462 36478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.46% 82.05% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22819 24555 24009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 847 1090 988
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in England

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in England

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in England

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the England region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in England

TDD
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 1603 £488 +2.63% 570
South East +16 300 £413 - 168
East of England +26 202 £425 -19.04% 81
North West +8 164 £440 +6.02% 120
Yorkshire +6 133 £425 +15.64% 79
South West -10 96 £365 -2.66% 70
North East +24 93 £475 +11.76% 16
West Midlands -12 79 £400 +2.56% 39
East Midlands +17 54 £363 -14.70% 26
Midlands -2 2 £200 -50.00%
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 England region with a requirement for TDD.

1 4771 (80.40%) Agile Software Development
2 2755 (46.43%) BDD
3 2738 (46.14%) Java
4 2148 (36.20%) JavaScript
5 2111 (35.57%) Scrum
6 1773 (29.88%) HTML
7 1569 (26.44%) CSS
8 1457 (24.55%) Continuous Integration
9 1371 (23.10%) C#
10 1272 (21.44%) AngularJS
11 1249 (21.05%) .NET
12 1140 (19.21%) Git (software)
13 1036 (17.46%) Web Services
14 1030 (17.36%) SQL
15 1013 (17.07%) HTML5
16 962 (16.21%) MVC
17 956 (16.11%) REST
18 927 (15.62%) Spring
19 919 (15.49%) Node.js
20 900 (15.17%) Jenkins
21 886 (14.93%) Finance
22 868 (14.63%) RESTful
23 845 (14.24%) Kanban
24 829 (13.97%) OO
25 778 (13.11%) Pair Programming
26 767 (12.93%) Scala
27 761 (12.82%) DevOps
28 746 (12.57%) Software Engineering
29 718 (12.10%) CSS3
30 693 (11.68%) Microservices

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 248 (4.18%) Confluence
2 246 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
3 216 (3.64%) Apache Spark
4 194 (3.27%) Tomcat
5 147 (2.48%) Apache
6 127 (2.14%) WebSphere
7 118 (1.99%) CMS
8 98 (1.65%) JBoss
9 79 (1.33%) SharePoint
10 77 (1.30%) IIS
11 73 (1.23%) WebLogic
12 71 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
12 71 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 52 (0.88%) Mule
14 47 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
15 44 (0.74%) Apache Solr
15 44 (0.74%) nginx
16 38 (0.64%) OpenStack
17 36 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
18 34 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 171 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.34%) Photoshop
3 14 (0.24%) MS Office
4 6 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.10%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.084%) PaintShop Pro
6 3 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.051%) MS Project
7 2 (0.034%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.017%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.017%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 75 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 38 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (0.24%) Magento
5 14 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 9 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
7 8 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.067%) FastStats
9 4 (0.067%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.051%) FLEXCUBE
10 3 (0.051%) ION MarketView
10 3 (0.051%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.051%) VisionPLUS
11 2 (0.034%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 640 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
2 424 (7.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 228 (3.84%) GitHub
4 131 (2.21%) PaaS
5 89 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
6 82 (1.38%) IaaS
7 63 (1.06%) SaaS
8 52 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 47 (0.79%) Amazon S3
9 47 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
10 37 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
11 31 (0.52%) OpenShift
12 30 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
12 30 (0.51%) Heroku
13 25 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
14 22 (0.37%) CloudBees
14 22 (0.37%) Slack
15 16 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
16 15 (0.25%) Google Play
17 14 (0.24%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 224 (3.77%) HTTP
2 82 (1.38%) Internet
3 41 (0.69%) RTSP
4 40 (0.67%) MQTT
5 26 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 23 (0.39%) AMQP
6 23 (0.39%) SSL
7 21 (0.35%) DVB
8 17 (0.29%) DNS
9 14 (0.24%) HTTPS
9 14 (0.24%) Network Security
10 10 (0.17%) VPN
11 9 (0.15%) Intranet
12 8 (0.13%) FTP
12 8 (0.13%) Kerberos
13 7 (0.12%) LDAP
13 7 (0.12%) RTP
13 7 (0.12%) SNMP
14 6 (0.10%) X.509
15 5 (0.084%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 688 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 597 (10.06%) NoSQL
3 545 (9.18%) MongoDB
4 362 (6.10%) MySQL
5 296 (4.99%) Hadoop
6 283 (4.77%) Big Data
7 281 (4.74%) PostgreSQL
8 266 (4.48%) Relational Database
9 223 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 101 (1.70%) Redis
11 99 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 94 (1.58%) HBase
13 85 (1.43%) Oracle Database
13 85 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
14 78 (1.31%) Apache Hive
15 68 (1.15%) RDBMS
16 63 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 60 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 47 (0.79%) DB2
19 45 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1140 (19.21%) Git (software)
2 900 (15.17%) Jenkins
3 657 (11.07%) Cucumber
4 652 (10.99%) Selenium
5 614 (10.35%) JIRA
6 503 (8.48%) JUnit
7 441 (7.43%) Maven
8 333 (5.61%) WebDriver
9 270 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 259 (4.36%) Subversion
11 254 (4.28%) Mockito
12 221 (3.72%) Jasmine
13 219 (3.69%) Gradle
14 201 (3.39%) TeamCity
15 188 (3.17%) gulp
16 185 (3.12%) Grunt
17 139 (2.34%) Visual Studio
18 137 (2.31%) NUnit
19 129 (2.17%) SpecFlow
20 123 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 886 (14.93%) Finance
2 486 (8.19%) Banking
3 215 (3.62%) Retail
4 180 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 161 (2.71%) Marketing
6 156 (2.63%) Games
7 125 (2.11%) Front Office
8 115 (1.94%) Telecoms
9 108 (1.82%) Publishing
10 93 (1.57%) Back Office
11 77 (1.30%) Manufacturing
12 69 (1.16%) Advertising
13 67 (1.13%) Electronics
14 31 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 21 (0.35%) Automotive
16 18 (0.30%) Law
16 18 (0.30%) Legal
17 13 (0.22%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.13%) General Ledger
19 7 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4328 (72.94%) Developer
2 1397 (23.54%) Java Developer
3 781 (13.16%) Senior Developer
4 652 (10.99%) .NET Developer
5 581 (9.79%) C# Developer
6 530 (8.93%) Agile Developer
7 510 (8.59%) JavaScript Developer
8 369 (6.22%) Senior Java Developer
9 350 (5.90%) C# .NET Developer
10 343 (5.78%) Agile Java Developer
11 340 (5.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 332 (5.59%) Scala Developer
13 266 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
14 252 (4.25%) Angular Developer
15 235 (3.96%) Software Engineer
16 210 (3.54%) Architect
17 193 (3.25%) Node.js Developer
18 174 (2.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 170 (2.86%) Analyst
20 166 (2.80%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1773 (29.88%) HTML
2 1569 (26.44%) CSS
3 1272 (21.44%) AngularJS
4 1249 (21.05%) .NET
5 1036 (17.46%) Web Services
6 1013 (17.07%) HTML5
7 956 (16.11%) REST
8 927 (15.62%) Spring
9 919 (15.49%) Node.js
10 868 (14.63%) RESTful
11 718 (12.10%) CSS3
12 640 (10.79%) JSON
13 612 (10.31%) jQuery
14 593 (9.99%) React
15 592 (9.98%) XML
16 591 (9.96%) ASP.NET
17 406 (6.84%) SOAP
18 384 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC
19 353 (5.95%) Hibernate
20 341 (5.75%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 384 (6.47%) User Experience
2 222 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
3 210 (3.54%) Mobile App
4 172 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 100 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 99 (1.67%) Fintech
7 83 (1.40%) Algorithms
8 68 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 65 (1.10%) Derivative
10 64 (1.08%) Data Structures
10 64 (1.08%) Public Cloud
11 54 (0.91%) iPhone
12 53 (0.89%) iPad
13 49 (0.83%) Fixed Income
14 46 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
14 46 (0.78%) Video on Demand
15 45 (0.76%) Mathematics
16 42 (0.71%) Equities
17 41 (0.69%) Virtual Team
18 34 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 607 (10.23%) Linux
2 278 (4.68%) Apple iOS
3 269 (4.53%) Windows
4 243 (4.10%) Unix
5 240 (4.04%) Android
6 56 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (0.52%) Mac OS X
8 28 (0.47%) Windows Server
9 14 (0.24%) VME
10 10 (0.17%) CentOS
10 10 (0.17%) Solaris
11 9 (0.15%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
13 6 (0.10%) CoreOS
14 5 (0.084%) HPUX
14 5 (0.084%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.051%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.034%) VMS
16 2 (0.034%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4771 (80.40%) Agile Software Development
2 2755 (46.43%) BDD
3 2111 (35.57%) Scrum
4 1457 (24.55%) Continuous Integration
5 962 (16.21%) MVC
6 845 (14.24%) Kanban
7 829 (13.97%) OO
8 778 (13.11%) Pair Programming
9 761 (12.82%) DevOps
10 746 (12.57%) Software Engineering
11 693 (11.68%) Microservices
12 650 (10.95%) E-Commerce
13 535 (9.02%) Front End Development
14 521 (8.78%) Web Development
15 509 (8.58%) Unit Testing
16 501 (8.44%) Open Source
17 466 (7.85%) Test Automation
18 446 (7.52%) Continuous Delivery
19 386 (6.50%) Automated Testing
20 361 (6.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2738 (46.14%) Java
2 2148 (36.20%) JavaScript
3 1371 (23.10%) C#
4 1030 (17.36%) SQL
5 767 (12.93%) Scala
6 601 (10.13%) Python
7 516 (8.70%) Ruby
8 257 (4.33%) PHP
9 195 (3.29%) C++
10 154 (2.60%) Objective-C
11 148 (2.49%) Apple Swift
12 137 (2.31%) ES6
13 134 (2.26%) T-SQL
14 129 (2.17%) C
15 118 (1.99%) Groovy
16 110 (1.85%) Clojure
17 98 (1.65%) Shell Script
18 88 (1.48%) Go
19 81 (1.37%) Perl
19 81 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 270 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 267 (4.50%) Degree
3 154 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 67 (1.13%) ISEB
5 50 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 44 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 40 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 21 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (0.27%) BC Cleared
11 12 (0.20%) PhD
12 8 (0.13%) Sun Certification
13 6 (0.10%) MCAD
13 6 (0.10%) MCITP
13 6 (0.10%) MCSD
14 5 (0.084%) CTC Cleared
14 5 (0.084%) MCP
14 5 (0.084%) MCPD
15 4 (0.067%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.051%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 485 (8.17%) QA
2 79 (1.33%) SDET
3 42 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 40 (0.67%) WCAG
5 24 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 23 (0.39%) FATCA
7 14 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.13%) MiFID
8 8 (0.13%) SLA
9 7 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (0.12%) EMIR
10 4 (0.067%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.067%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.067%) WAI
11 2 (0.034%) MISRA
11 2 (0.034%) MISRA C
12 1 (0.017%) GCP
12 1 (0.017%) HL7
12 1 (0.017%) SEPA
System Software
1 412 (6.94%) Docker
2 51 (0.86%) HDFS
3 46 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
4 26 (0.44%) Apache Flume
4 26 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (0.34%) Active Directory
6 17 (0.29%) vSphere
7 7 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.10%) LXC
8 6 (0.10%) Shibboleth
8 6 (0.10%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.084%) GlusterFS
10 3 (0.051%) Varnish
11 2 (0.034%) vCloud
12 1 (0.017%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.017%) NFS
Systems Management
1 213 (3.59%) Puppet
2 174 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
3 155 (2.61%) Ansible
4 40 (0.67%) Kubernetes
5 36 (0.61%) logstash
6 29 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 29 (0.49%) Kibana
6 29 (0.49%) Nagios
7 28 (0.47%) Terraform
8 21 (0.35%) Oozie
9 20 (0.34%) Salt
10 18 (0.30%) Grafana
11 13 (0.22%) yum
11 13 (0.22%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.17%) Mesos
13 9 (0.15%) rkt
14 8 (0.13%) SCOM
15 7 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
16 6 (0.10%) Capistrano
16 6 (0.10%) StatsD
Vendors
1 448 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 394 (6.64%) Oracle
3 105 (1.77%) SAP
4 100 (1.69%) Sitecore
5 76 (1.28%) IBM
6 68 (1.15%) Google
7 62 (1.04%) MuleSoft
8 57 (0.96%) hybris
9 52 (0.88%) Atlassian
10 51 (0.86%) Splunk
11 49 (0.83%) New Relic
12 47 (0.79%) Apple
13 46 (0.78%) ATG
14 40 (0.67%) Red Hat
15 39 (0.66%) Solace
15 39 (0.66%) WSO2
16 38 (0.64%) HP
16 38 (0.64%) Zend
17 34 (0.57%) Adobe
18 31 (0.52%) Perforce
Newcastle, County Down
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable on skill set
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Herefordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum TBC
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - £565 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £350 to £520 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £450 to £525 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago