The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 31 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing TDD 2760 2348 1823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.45% 4.90% 4.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.02% 6.42% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2090 1814 1392
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £59.50 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +63.01%
TDD
UK

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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

TDD Hourly Rate Histogram in England

TDD
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 1649 £450 +2.27% 602
South East +25 364 £400 +3.22% 174
East of England +11 145 £411 +9.66% 57
Yorkshire +5 144 £344 +5.76% 68
North West +3 142 £375 - 121
South West +8 128 £400 +14.28% 72
West Midlands +45 93 £355 -8.38% 53
North East +6 53 £388 +19.23% 12
East Midlands +16 49 £375 +17.18% 23
Midlands +9 13 - -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 4049 (79.04%) Agile Software Development
2 2125 (41.48%) JavaScript
3 2055 (40.11%) Java
4 1827 (35.66%) Scrum
5 1826 (35.64%) HTML
6 1799 (35.12%) BDD
7 1509 (29.46%) CSS
8 1500 (29.28%) C#
9 1476 (28.81%) .NET
10 1289 (25.16%) MVC
11 1262 (24.63%) Continuous Integration
12 1068 (20.85%) Web Services
13 1041 (20.32%) OO
14 1038 (20.26%) SQL
15 1031 (20.12%) HTML5
16 917 (17.90%) Git (software)
17 869 (16.96%) AngularJS
18 833 (16.26%) jQuery
19 804 (15.69%) SQL Server
20 726 (14.17%) Finance
21 709 (13.84%) ASP.NET
22 698 (13.62%) Spring
23 690 (13.47%) RESTful
24 689 (13.45%) REST
25 684 (13.35%) CSS3
26 659 (12.86%) Linux
27 629 (12.28%) XML
28 628 (12.26%) E-Commerce
29 568 (11.09%) Software Engineering
30 521 (10.17%) Subversion

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 454 (8.86%) Node.js
2 202 (3.94%) Apache
3 196 (3.83%) Tomcat
4 155 (3.03%) CMS
5 152 (2.97%) JBoss
6 128 (2.50%) WebSphere
7 117 (2.28%) Confluence
8 85 (1.66%) WebLogic
9 68 (1.33%) Umbraco
10 66 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
11 53 (1.03%) Mule
12 52 (1.02%) SharePoint
13 51 (1.00%) Jetty
14 48 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
15 46 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 45 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
17 44 (0.86%) Apache Spark
18 36 (0.70%) Kentico
19 34 (0.66%) Mule ESB
19 34 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 99 (1.93%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 19 (0.37%) MS Office
4 13 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.12%) MS Project
6 6 (0.12%) Mingle
7 4 (0.078%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.059%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.039%) FastStats
9 2 (0.039%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 32 (0.62%) Magento
2 26 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 26 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.098%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.078%) RMDS
7 3 (0.059%) Endur
8 2 (0.039%) BigMachines
8 2 (0.039%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.020%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.020%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (0.020%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.020%) Summit
9 1 (0.020%) Tridion
9 1 (0.020%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.020%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 309 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
2 176 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (1.05%) GitHub
4 45 (0.88%) Amazon S3
4 45 (0.88%) SaaS
5 42 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (0.55%) Heroku
7 27 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
9 15 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 13 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (0.25%) PaaS
11 11 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (0.20%) Google Analytics
13 9 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 8 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (0.14%) IaaS
15 7 (0.14%) Route 53
16 5 (0.098%) Office 365
17 4 (0.078%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 248 (4.84%) HTTP
2 176 (3.44%) Internet
3 43 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 39 (0.76%) SSL
5 33 (0.64%) AMQP
6 25 (0.49%) Firewall
7 11 (0.21%) LDAP
8 10 (0.20%) Intranet
9 9 (0.18%) VPN
10 8 (0.16%) FTP
11 7 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.12%) Wireless
12 6 (0.12%) SNMP
13 5 (0.098%) DAB
13 5 (0.098%) DVB
13 5 (0.098%) Skype
14 4 (0.078%) Network Security
14 4 (0.078%) DMZ
15 3 (0.059%) HTTPS
15 3 (0.059%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 804 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 457 (8.92%) NoSQL
3 449 (8.76%) MongoDB
4 327 (6.38%) MySQL
5 305 (5.95%) Relational Database
6 185 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
7 176 (3.44%) Hadoop
8 158 (3.08%) Big Data
9 154 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 137 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 120 (2.34%) Oracle Database
12 111 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 103 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 99 (1.93%) RDBMS
15 73 (1.42%) Redis
16 57 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
16 57 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 55 (1.07%) DB2
18 53 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
19 49 (0.96%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 917 (17.90%) Git (software)
2 521 (10.17%) Subversion
3 499 (9.74%) Jenkins
4 477 (9.31%) Cucumber
5 457 (8.92%) Selenium
6 347 (6.77%) JUnit
7 334 (6.52%) Maven
8 267 (5.21%) NUnit
9 233 (4.55%) JIRA
10 228 (4.45%) Jasmine
11 204 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 167 (3.26%) Grunt
13 166 (3.24%) TeamCity
14 158 (3.08%) Visual Studio
15 142 (2.77%) Mockito
16 138 (2.69%) WebDriver
17 123 (2.40%) Eclipse
18 120 (2.34%) SpecFlow
19 114 (2.23%) Ant
20 91 (1.78%) Hudson
General
1 726 (14.17%) Finance
2 378 (7.38%) Banking
3 251 (4.90%) Front Office
4 200 (3.90%) Investment Banking
5 174 (3.40%) Retail
6 127 (2.48%) Games
7 101 (1.97%) Publishing
8 88 (1.72%) Marketing
9 79 (1.54%) Telecoms
10 48 (0.94%) Back Office
11 44 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 33 (0.64%) Electronics
13 20 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.35%) Legal
15 17 (0.33%) Advertising
16 8 (0.16%) Law
17 7 (0.14%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.12%) Retail Banking
19 5 (0.098%) Automotive
20 3 (0.059%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 3882 (75.78%) Developer
2 1058 (20.65%) Java Developer
3 725 (14.15%) .NET Developer
4 595 (11.61%) Senior Developer
5 526 (10.27%) C# Developer
6 271 (5.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 237 (4.63%) JavaScript Developer
8 223 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
9 218 (4.26%) Analyst
10 204 (3.98%) Architect
11 200 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
12 176 (3.44%) Web Developer
13 164 (3.20%) Software Engineer
14 148 (2.89%) PHP Developer
15 117 (2.28%) Android Developer
15 117 (2.28%) iOS Developer
16 113 (2.21%) Python Developer
17 111 (2.17%) Lead Developer
18 109 (2.13%) Scala Developer
19 106 (2.07%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1826 (35.64%) HTML
2 1509 (29.46%) CSS
3 1476 (28.81%) .NET
4 1068 (20.85%) Web Services
5 1031 (20.12%) HTML5
6 869 (16.96%) AngularJS
7 833 (16.26%) jQuery
8 709 (13.84%) ASP.NET
9 698 (13.62%) Spring
10 690 (13.47%) RESTful
11 689 (13.45%) REST
12 684 (13.35%) CSS3
13 629 (12.28%) XML
14 502 (9.80%) JSON
15 479 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
16 455 (8.88%) .NET Framework
17 437 (8.53%) J2EE
18 405 (7.91%) Hibernate
19 399 (7.79%) SOAP
20 383 (7.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 264 (5.15%) User Experience
2 218 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 156 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
4 112 (2.19%) Computer Science
5 103 (2.01%) Derivative
6 83 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
7 66 (1.29%) Algorithms
8 63 (1.23%) N-Tier
8 63 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 60 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
10 59 (1.15%) iPad
11 57 (1.11%) Digital Media
11 57 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
12 56 (1.09%) iPhone
13 55 (1.07%) Data Structures
14 48 (0.94%) Social Media
15 47 (0.92%) Fixed Income
16 39 (0.76%) Equities
17 33 (0.64%) DTV
17 33 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 659 (12.86%) Linux
2 355 (6.93%) UNIX
3 234 (4.57%) Android
3 234 (4.57%) Apple iOS
4 225 (4.39%) Windows
5 83 (1.62%) Mac OS X
6 42 (0.82%) CentOS
7 40 (0.78%) Ubuntu
8 36 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (0.39%) Solaris
10 19 (0.37%) Debian
11 18 (0.35%) Windows Phone
12 14 (0.27%) AIX
13 10 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.16%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.14%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.12%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.098%) Windows Phone 7
17 5 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4049 (79.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1827 (35.66%) Scrum
3 1799 (35.12%) BDD
4 1289 (25.16%) MVC
5 1262 (24.63%) Continuous Integration
6 1041 (20.32%) OO
7 628 (12.26%) E-Commerce
8 568 (11.09%) Software Engineering
9 499 (9.74%) Unit Testing
10 456 (8.90%) Kanban
11 449 (8.76%) Pair Programming
12 394 (7.69%) Web Development
13 385 (7.52%) SOA
14 362 (7.07%) Open Source
15 348 (6.79%) SDLC
16 308 (6.01%) OOP
17 305 (5.95%) Responsive Web Design
18 304 (5.93%) Test Automation
19 288 (5.62%) User Stories
20 275 (5.37%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2125 (41.48%) JavaScript
2 2055 (40.11%) Java
3 1500 (29.28%) C#
4 1038 (20.26%) SQL
5 498 (9.72%) Ruby
6 362 (7.07%) Python
7 325 (6.34%) Scala
8 315 (6.15%) PHP
9 164 (3.20%) C++
10 156 (3.05%) Objective-C
11 141 (2.75%) T-SQL
12 131 (2.56%) Groovy
13 109 (2.13%) PL/SQL
14 69 (1.35%) C
15 58 (1.13%) Bash Shell
16 57 (1.11%) PowerShell
17 56 (1.09%) Apple Swift
18 54 (1.05%) Clojure
19 53 (1.03%) Perl
20 46 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 241 (4.70%) Degree
2 183 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 67 (1.31%) SC Cleared
4 42 (0.82%) DV Cleared
5 39 (0.76%) ISEB
6 23 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 18 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (0.12%) MCAD
10 6 (0.12%) MCSD
11 5 (0.098%) HND
11 5 (0.098%) MCPD
12 4 (0.078%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.059%) PMP
13 3 (0.059%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.039%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.020%) MCITP
15 1 (0.020%) PhD
15 1 (0.020%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 362 (7.07%) QA
2 8 (0.16%) SLA
2 8 (0.16%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.12%) WAI
4 5 (0.098%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.059%) EMIR
5 3 (0.059%) HL7
5 3 (0.059%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.020%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.020%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.020%) Basel III
System Software
1 75 (1.46%) Docker
2 39 (0.76%) Varnish
3 30 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.27%) HDFS
5 13 (0.25%) GridGain
6 10 (0.20%) Active Directory
7 8 (0.16%) vCloud
8 7 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.12%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.078%) Squid
11 3 (0.059%) Snort
12 2 (0.039%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.020%) KVM
13 1 (0.020%) Xen
13 1 (0.020%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.020%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.020%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.020%) XenApp
13 1 (0.020%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.020%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 195 (3.81%) Puppet
2 155 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 71 (1.39%) Ansible
4 57 (1.11%) Vagrant
5 41 (0.80%) Salt
6 26 (0.51%) yum
7 23 (0.45%) Graylog
8 11 (0.21%) Rundeck
8 11 (0.21%) Nagios
8 11 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (0.20%) HAProxy
9 10 (0.20%) Graphite
10 9 (0.18%) Capistrano
11 7 (0.14%) Mesos
11 7 (0.14%) Apache Shiro
12 6 (0.12%) Kibana
12 6 (0.12%) logstash
13 5 (0.098%) Oozie
13 5 (0.098%) CA LISA
14 4 (0.078%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 441 (8.61%) Oracle
2 416 (8.12%) Microsoft
3 80 (1.56%) IBM
4 76 (1.48%) Zend
5 73 (1.42%) Sitecore
6 64 (1.25%) Red Hat
7 62 (1.21%) Atlassian
8 58 (1.13%) EPiServer
9 56 (1.09%) Google
10 55 (1.07%) Adobe
11 45 (0.88%) Sybase
12 44 (0.86%) Apple
13 39 (0.76%) VMware
14 38 (0.74%) hybris
14 38 (0.74%) TIBCO
15 37 (0.72%) SAP
16 34 (0.66%) New Relic
17 33 (0.64%) Twitter
18 31 (0.61%) Perforce
19 27 (0.53%) Akamai
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 Per Day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day £500
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £800 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day 6 Months
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day 6 Months
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Networking People
Rate: neg
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day + Dependant on Experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per day + Dependant on Experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day - 3 Months Contract
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Sussex
Networking People
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago