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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 30 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing TDD 3045 2410 2189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.65% 4.79% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.23% 6.26% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2343 1850 1686
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £27.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +118.46%
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
42136 38521 36276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.14% 76.50% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27975 24282 22738
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1131 1078 1017
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.69% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.37 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 1851 £475 +5.55% 498
South East +20 460 £400 +6.66% 168
North West 0 167 £375 +7.14% 128
Yorkshire +22 163 £400 +14.28% 68
East of England +2 138 £413 +3.12% 69
South West +33 121 £375 +7.14% 84
West Midlands +14 67 £350 +2.94% 51
North East +10 59 £425 +30.76% 21
East Midlands -2 36 £375 +7.14% 41
Midlands +7 5 - -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4367 (80.07%) Agile Software Development
2 2203 (40.39%) JavaScript
3 2121 (38.89%) Java
4 1993 (36.54%) BDD
5 1919 (35.19%) Scrum
6 1825 (33.46%) HTML
7 1619 (29.68%) C#
8 1519 (27.85%) CSS
9 1481 (27.15%) .NET
10 1470 (26.95%) Continuous Integration
11 1257 (23.05%) MVC
12 1104 (20.24%) SQL
13 1057 (19.38%) HTML5
14 1039 (19.05%) Web Services
15 1012 (18.56%) Git (software)
16 978 (17.93%) OO
17 967 (17.73%) AngularJS
18 871 (15.97%) SQL Server
19 813 (14.91%) jQuery
20 769 (14.10%) Spring
21 725 (13.29%) Finance
22 715 (13.11%) ASP.NET
23 710 (13.02%) RESTful
24 707 (12.96%) REST
25 673 (12.34%) CSS3
26 638 (11.70%) Linux
27 628 (11.51%) E-Commerce
28 623 (11.42%) XML
29 615 (11.28%) Jenkins
30 569 (10.43%) Ruby

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 491 (9.00%) Node.js
2 222 (4.07%) Apache
3 217 (3.98%) Tomcat
4 160 (2.93%) JBoss
5 157 (2.88%) Confluence
6 149 (2.73%) CMS
7 120 (2.20%) WebSphere
8 73 (1.34%) Jetty
9 72 (1.32%) SharePoint
10 68 (1.25%) Apache Spark
11 65 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
12 64 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
13 58 (1.06%) Umbraco
14 56 (1.03%) WebLogic
14 56 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 51 (0.94%) IIS
16 44 (0.81%) Mule
17 42 (0.77%) Apache Solr
18 38 (0.70%) nginx
19 34 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 97 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 24 (0.44%) MS Office
3 15 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.15%) Mingle
7 5 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.092%) MS Project
8 4 (0.073%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.055%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.055%) FastStats
9 3 (0.055%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 43 (0.79%) Magento
2 36 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.11%) RMDS
7 5 (0.092%) BigMachines
8 4 (0.073%) Endur
9 3 (0.055%) Adaptiv
9 3 (0.055%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.018%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.018%) Oracle FAH
11 1 (0.018%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.018%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.018%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 341 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (1.27%) GitHub
4 52 (0.95%) SaaS
5 40 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 33 (0.61%) Amazon S3
7 26 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (0.46%) Heroku
9 19 (0.35%) Google Analytics
9 19 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 18 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
11 16 (0.29%) PaaS
12 14 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 12 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.15%) IaaS
15 6 (0.11%) Route 53
16 5 (0.092%) Office 365
17 4 (0.073%) Engine Yard
18 2 (0.037%) Google App Engine
19 1 (0.018%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 251 (4.60%) HTTP
2 157 (2.88%) Internet
3 55 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 40 (0.73%) SSL
5 27 (0.50%) Firewall
6 17 (0.31%) AMQP
7 13 (0.24%) Intranet
8 10 (0.18%) VPN
8 10 (0.18%) FTP
9 9 (0.17%) SMTP
10 8 (0.15%) DMZ
11 7 (0.13%) SAN
11 7 (0.13%) DNS
11 7 (0.13%) DVB
12 6 (0.11%) Wireless
12 6 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.11%) SNMP
13 4 (0.073%) Network Security
13 4 (0.073%) DSL
13 4 (0.073%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 871 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 504 (9.24%) MongoDB
3 487 (8.93%) NoSQL
4 372 (6.82%) MySQL
5 255 (4.68%) Relational Database
6 220 (4.03%) Hadoop
7 216 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
8 176 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 174 (3.19%) Big Data
10 158 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 114 (2.09%) Oracle Database
12 107 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 96 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 90 (1.65%) Redis
15 81 (1.49%) RDBMS
16 76 (1.39%) HBase
17 71 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
17 71 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 66 (1.21%) DB2
19 53 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1012 (18.56%) Git (software)
2 615 (11.28%) Jenkins
3 502 (9.20%) Subversion
4 482 (8.84%) Selenium
5 475 (8.71%) Cucumber
6 355 (6.51%) Maven
7 328 (6.01%) JUnit
8 300 (5.50%) JIRA
9 240 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 240 (4.40%) NUnit
10 200 (3.67%) Jasmine
11 194 (3.56%) TeamCity
12 177 (3.25%) WebDriver
13 172 (3.15%) Mockito
14 168 (3.08%) Visual Studio
15 149 (2.73%) Grunt
16 131 (2.40%) SpecFlow
17 111 (2.04%) Ant
18 109 (2.00%) RSpec
18 109 (2.00%) Hudson
General
1 725 (13.29%) Finance
2 399 (7.32%) Banking
3 241 (4.42%) Front Office
4 210 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 169 (3.10%) Retail
6 122 (2.24%) Publishing
7 121 (2.22%) Games
8 81 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 71 (1.30%) Marketing
10 44 (0.81%) Back Office
11 30 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 28 (0.51%) Electronics
13 21 (0.39%) Legal
14 18 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.20%) Automotive
16 10 (0.18%) Advertising
17 7 (0.13%) Law
18 6 (0.11%) Retail Banking
19 5 (0.092%) Multimedia
20 3 (0.055%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 4106 (75.28%) Developer
2 1087 (19.93%) Java Developer
3 681 (12.49%) .NET Developer
4 626 (11.48%) Senior Developer
5 499 (9.15%) C# Developer
6 262 (4.80%) Analyst
7 259 (4.75%) JavaScript Developer
8 250 (4.58%) Front-End Developer
9 229 (4.20%) Architect
10 220 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
11 211 (3.87%) Senior Java Developer
12 190 (3.48%) Software Engineer
13 165 (3.03%) Web Developer
14 138 (2.53%) PHP Developer
15 136 (2.49%) iOS Developer
16 124 (2.27%) Android Developer
17 119 (2.18%) Python Developer
18 118 (2.16%) Lead Developer
19 112 (2.05%) Agile Java Developer
20 110 (2.02%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1825 (33.46%) HTML
2 1519 (27.85%) CSS
3 1481 (27.15%) .NET
4 1057 (19.38%) HTML5
5 1039 (19.05%) Web Services
6 967 (17.73%) AngularJS
7 813 (14.91%) jQuery
8 769 (14.10%) Spring
9 715 (13.11%) ASP.NET
10 710 (13.02%) RESTful
11 707 (12.96%) REST
12 673 (12.34%) CSS3
13 623 (11.42%) XML
14 509 (9.33%) JSON
15 468 (8.58%) ASP.NET MVC
16 430 (7.88%) SOAP
17 401 (7.35%) J2EE
18 394 (7.22%) Hibernate
19 392 (7.19%) WCF
20 391 (7.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 311 (5.70%) User Experience
2 222 (4.07%) Mobile App
3 183 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
4 117 (2.15%) Derivative
4 117 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 103 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 80 (1.47%) N-Tier
7 71 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 70 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
9 68 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
10 65 (1.19%) Algorithms
11 62 (1.14%) iPad
12 60 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 54 (0.99%) iPhone
14 51 (0.94%) Mathematics
15 46 (0.84%) Digital Media
16 44 (0.81%) Fixed Income
17 43 (0.79%) Credit Risk
18 37 (0.68%) Equities
19 36 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 638 (11.70%) Linux
2 362 (6.64%) UNIX
3 255 (4.68%) Apple iOS
4 234 (4.29%) Android
5 218 (4.00%) Windows
6 83 (1.52%) Mac OS X
7 72 (1.32%) CentOS
8 69 (1.27%) Ubuntu
9 28 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (0.39%) Solaris
11 19 (0.35%) Debian
12 16 (0.29%) Mac OS
13 15 (0.28%) AIX
14 13 (0.24%) Windows Phone
15 9 (0.17%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
16 7 (0.13%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
18 5 (0.092%) Windows XP
18 5 (0.092%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4367 (80.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1993 (36.54%) BDD
3 1919 (35.19%) Scrum
4 1470 (26.95%) Continuous Integration
5 1257 (23.05%) MVC
6 978 (17.93%) OO
7 628 (11.51%) E-Commerce
8 561 (10.29%) Pair Programming
8 561 (10.29%) Software Engineering
9 548 (10.05%) Unit Testing
10 516 (9.46%) Kanban
11 437 (8.01%) SOA
12 399 (7.32%) Web Development
13 394 (7.22%) Open Source
14 372 (6.82%) SDLC
15 335 (6.14%) Test Automation
16 325 (5.96%) DevOps
17 301 (5.52%) Mentoring
17 301 (5.52%) Automated Testing
17 301 (5.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2203 (40.39%) JavaScript
2 2121 (38.89%) Java
3 1619 (29.68%) C#
4 1104 (20.24%) SQL
5 569 (10.43%) Ruby
6 444 (8.14%) Python
7 397 (7.28%) Scala
8 332 (6.09%) PHP
9 214 (3.92%) C++
10 183 (3.36%) Groovy
11 162 (2.97%) Objective-C
12 150 (2.75%) T-SQL
13 106 (1.94%) PL/SQL
14 82 (1.50%) PowerShell
15 75 (1.38%) C
16 70 (1.28%) Apple Swift
17 69 (1.27%) Bash Shell
18 66 (1.21%) Perl
19 63 (1.16%) Clojure
20 55 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 271 (4.97%) Security Cleared
2 220 (4.03%) Degree
3 125 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 55 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 39 (0.72%) ISEB
6 29 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 23 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 18 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.073%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.073%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.073%) MCITP
11 3 (0.055%) PMP
12 2 (0.037%) MCPD
12 2 (0.037%) MCAD
12 2 (0.037%) MCSD
12 2 (0.037%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.018%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.018%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 412 (7.55%) QA
2 16 (0.29%) SLA
3 12 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.11%) WAI
4 6 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.073%) HL7
6 1 (0.018%) CDISC
6 1 (0.018%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.018%) MiFID
6 1 (0.018%) WCAG
6 1 (0.018%) EMIR
System Software
1 115 (2.11%) Docker
2 35 (0.64%) Varnish
3 32 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.40%) HDFS
5 15 (0.28%) Active Directory
6 13 (0.24%) GridGain
7 11 (0.20%) Apache Flume
8 10 (0.18%) vCloud
9 8 (0.15%) vSphere
10 7 (0.13%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.073%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.073%) Squid
12 3 (0.055%) Snort
13 1 (0.018%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.018%) Xen
13 1 (0.018%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.018%) Samba
13 1 (0.018%) KVM
Systems Management
1 218 (4.00%) Puppet
2 172 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
3 83 (1.52%) Ansible
4 57 (1.05%) Vagrant
5 38 (0.70%) Salt
6 28 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
7 27 (0.50%) Capistrano
8 20 (0.37%) Graphite
8 20 (0.37%) yum
9 16 (0.29%) Mesos
10 13 (0.24%) Graylog
10 13 (0.24%) HAProxy
11 12 (0.22%) Nagios
12 11 (0.20%) Oozie
12 11 (0.20%) Apache Shiro
13 9 (0.17%) Rundeck
14 6 (0.11%) Kubernetes
14 6 (0.11%) logstash
15 5 (0.092%) Ambari
16 4 (0.073%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 464 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 450 (8.25%) Oracle
3 87 (1.60%) Google
4 73 (1.34%) Atlassian
5 70 (1.28%) IBM
6 69 (1.27%) Zend
7 66 (1.21%) Adobe
8 61 (1.12%) Sybase
9 60 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 55 (1.01%) Sitecore
11 52 (0.95%) Apple
12 45 (0.83%) VMware
13 43 (0.79%) hybris
14 42 (0.77%) EPiServer
15 41 (0.75%) New Relic
16 37 (0.68%) TIBCO
17 35 (0.64%) Twitter
18 31 (0.57%) SAP
19 29 (0.53%) HP
20 27 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
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