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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing TDD 3151 3068 2488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.69% 6.13% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.08% 7.53% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2398 1914
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 £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.45 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.48% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.40 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.98 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
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
39017 40753 39816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.86% 81.41% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26180 26815 26337
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1017 1222 1137
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.90 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% +28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 1885 £488 +2.63% 565
South East +19 350 £438 +12.90% 150
North West +5 202 £405 +4.51% 120
East of England +16 194 £450 - 64
Yorkshire +5 167 £450 +20.00% 69
North East -2 109 £475 +46.15% 14
West Midlands -8 100 £375 -11.76% 32
South West -13 92 £400 +6.66% 97
East Midlands +7 63 £375 -11.76% 27
Midlands +2 3 £350 -12.50%
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 4959 (80.63%) Agile Software Development
2 2794 (45.43%) BDD
3 2782 (45.24%) Java
4 2319 (37.71%) JavaScript
5 2153 (35.01%) Scrum
6 1942 (31.58%) HTML
7 1718 (27.93%) CSS
8 1518 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
9 1411 (22.94%) C#
10 1350 (21.95%) AngularJS
11 1298 (21.11%) .NET
12 1195 (19.43%) Git (software)
13 1092 (17.76%) HTML5
14 1070 (17.40%) SQL
15 1056 (17.17%) Web Services
16 1042 (16.94%) MVC
17 1013 (16.47%) REST
18 975 (15.85%) Node.js
19 968 (15.74%) Spring
20 893 (14.52%) Finance
21 874 (14.21%) Jenkins
22 854 (13.89%) Kanban
23 838 (13.63%) OO
24 827 (13.45%) RESTful
25 822 (13.37%) Pair Programming
26 821 (13.35%) Scala
27 767 (12.47%) CSS3
28 756 (12.29%) Software Engineering
29 755 (12.28%) DevOps
30 724 (11.77%) SQL Server

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
1 298 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
2 224 (3.64%) Confluence
3 215 (3.50%) Apache Spark
4 203 (3.30%) Tomcat
5 140 (2.28%) WebSphere
6 138 (2.24%) Apache
7 130 (2.11%) CMS
8 121 (1.97%) JBoss
9 82 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
10 77 (1.25%) WebLogic
11 67 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 66 (1.07%) IIS
12 66 (1.07%) Mule
13 59 (0.96%) SharePoint
14 48 (0.78%) Apache Solr
15 47 (0.76%) nginx
16 41 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 38 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
18 35 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
18 35 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 152 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 23 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 13 (0.21%) MS Office
4 10 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
6 6 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.081%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.081%) MS Project
7 5 (0.081%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.049%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.016%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.016%) HipChat
9 1 (0.016%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 56 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 49 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 18 (0.29%) Magento
6 13 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
7 11 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
8 9 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
9 8 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.065%) FastStats
11 4 (0.065%) SDL Web 8
12 3 (0.049%) FLEXCUBE
12 3 (0.049%) Temenos T24
12 3 (0.049%) VisionPLUS
13 2 (0.033%) PeopleSoft Financials
13 2 (0.033%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 672 (10.93%) Amazon AWS
2 468 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 253 (4.11%) GitHub
4 118 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
5 117 (1.90%) PaaS
6 68 (1.11%) SaaS
7 64 (1.04%) IaaS
8 54 (0.88%) Amazon S3
9 49 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
10 42 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 38 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
12 35 (0.57%) OpenShift
13 31 (0.50%) Heroku
14 28 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
14 28 (0.46%) Google Play
15 27 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
16 23 (0.37%) CloudBees
16 23 (0.37%) Slack
16 23 (0.37%) TestFlight
17 20 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 216 (3.51%) HTTP
2 88 (1.43%) Internet
3 40 (0.65%) MQTT
4 36 (0.59%) RTSP
5 28 (0.46%) DVB
6 24 (0.39%) SSL
6 24 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 19 (0.31%) AMQP
7 19 (0.31%) DNS
7 19 (0.31%) VPN
8 16 (0.26%) Network Security
9 14 (0.23%) HTTPS
10 13 (0.21%) SNMP
11 10 (0.16%) LDAP
12 9 (0.15%) FTP
12 9 (0.15%) Kerberos
13 8 (0.13%) Firewall
14 7 (0.11%) Intranet
15 6 (0.098%) X.509
16 5 (0.081%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 724 (11.77%) SQL Server
2 636 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 617 (10.03%) MongoDB
4 401 (6.52%) MySQL
5 328 (5.33%) Hadoop
6 318 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
7 281 (4.57%) Relational Database
8 273 (4.44%) Big Data
9 240 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 111 (1.80%) Redis
11 96 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 88 (1.43%) Oracle Database
13 83 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
14 77 (1.25%) Apache Hive
15 75 (1.22%) HBase
16 67 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
17 66 (1.07%) RDBMS
18 49 (0.80%) Neo4j
19 46 (0.75%) DB2
19 46 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1195 (19.43%) Git (software)
2 874 (14.21%) Jenkins
3 638 (10.37%) Cucumber
4 600 (9.76%) Selenium
5 566 (9.20%) JIRA
6 532 (8.65%) JUnit
7 431 (7.01%) Maven
8 297 (4.83%) WebDriver
9 270 (4.39%) Subversion
10 267 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 248 (4.03%) Mockito
12 231 (3.76%) TeamCity
13 224 (3.64%) Jasmine
14 212 (3.45%) Gradle
15 205 (3.33%) Grunt
16 204 (3.32%) gulp
17 149 (2.42%) Visual Studio
18 132 (2.15%) NUnit
18 132 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
19 126 (2.05%) SpecFlow
General
1 893 (14.52%) Finance
2 490 (7.97%) Banking
3 225 (3.66%) Retail
4 189 (3.07%) Investment Banking
5 147 (2.39%) Games
6 141 (2.29%) Marketing
7 129 (2.10%) Front Office
8 127 (2.07%) Publishing
9 108 (1.76%) Telecoms
10 88 (1.43%) Back Office
11 67 (1.09%) Manufacturing
12 62 (1.01%) Advertising
13 58 (0.94%) Electronics
14 40 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.28%) Law
15 17 (0.28%) Legal
16 16 (0.26%) Automotive
17 9 (0.15%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.13%) General Ledger
19 5 (0.081%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 4550 (73.98%) Developer
2 1457 (23.69%) Java Developer
3 867 (14.10%) Senior Developer
4 678 (11.02%) .NET Developer
5 607 (9.87%) Agile Developer
5 607 (9.87%) C# Developer
6 560 (9.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 390 (6.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 386 (6.28%) Agile Java Developer
8 386 (6.28%) Senior Java Developer
9 366 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
10 343 (5.58%) Scala Developer
11 269 (4.37%) Full Stack Developer
12 239 (3.89%) Angular Developer
13 227 (3.69%) Software Engineer
14 214 (3.48%) Architect
15 211 (3.43%) Node.js Developer
16 202 (3.28%) HTML Developer
17 200 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 182 (2.96%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1942 (31.58%) HTML
2 1718 (27.93%) CSS
3 1350 (21.95%) AngularJS
4 1298 (21.11%) .NET
5 1092 (17.76%) HTML5
6 1056 (17.17%) Web Services
7 1013 (16.47%) REST
8 975 (15.85%) Node.js
9 968 (15.74%) Spring
10 827 (13.45%) RESTful
11 767 (12.47%) CSS3
12 663 (10.78%) JSON
13 651 (10.59%) jQuery
14 617 (10.03%) React
15 613 (9.97%) XML
16 604 (9.82%) ASP.NET
17 423 (6.88%) Hibernate
18 411 (6.68%) ASP.NET MVC
19 402 (6.54%) SOAP
20 365 (5.93%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 426 (6.93%) User Experience
2 261 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 222 (3.61%) Mobile App
4 173 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 120 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
6 90 (1.46%) Public Cloud
7 87 (1.41%) Fintech
8 82 (1.33%) Algorithms
9 75 (1.22%) Derivative
10 70 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 63 (1.02%) iPad
11 63 (1.02%) iPhone
12 61 (0.99%) Data Structures
13 54 (0.88%) Fixed Income
14 49 (0.80%) Video on Demand
15 45 (0.73%) Equities
15 45 (0.73%) Mathematics
16 42 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
17 39 (0.63%) Virtual Team
18 38 (0.62%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 604 (9.82%) Linux
2 316 (5.14%) Apple iOS
3 286 (4.65%) Android
4 285 (4.63%) Windows
5 238 (3.87%) Unix
6 60 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 29 (0.47%) Windows Server
8 14 (0.23%) Windows Phone
9 10 (0.16%) Mac OS
9 10 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.15%) CentOS
11 8 (0.13%) Solaris
11 8 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
12 6 (0.098%) VMS
13 5 (0.081%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.065%) webOS
14 4 (0.065%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.065%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4959 (80.63%) Agile Software Development
2 2794 (45.43%) BDD
3 2153 (35.01%) Scrum
4 1518 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
5 1042 (16.94%) MVC
6 854 (13.89%) Kanban
7 838 (13.63%) OO
8 822 (13.37%) Pair Programming
9 756 (12.29%) Software Engineering
10 755 (12.28%) DevOps
11 721 (11.72%) E-Commerce
12 660 (10.73%) Microservices
13 589 (9.58%) Open Source
14 587 (9.54%) Front End Development
15 564 (9.17%) Web Development
16 525 (8.54%) Unit Testing
17 445 (7.24%) Continuous Delivery
18 423 (6.88%) Test Automation
19 364 (5.92%) Automated Testing
19 364 (5.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2782 (45.24%) Java
2 2319 (37.71%) JavaScript
3 1411 (22.94%) C#
4 1070 (17.40%) SQL
5 821 (13.35%) Scala
6 622 (10.11%) Python
7 555 (9.02%) Ruby
8 280 (4.55%) PHP
9 221 (3.59%) C++
10 182 (2.96%) Objective-C
11 158 (2.57%) ES6
12 154 (2.50%) Apple Swift
13 149 (2.42%) T-SQL
14 148 (2.41%) Groovy
15 147 (2.39%) C
16 138 (2.24%) Clojure
17 91 (1.48%) Perl
17 91 (1.48%) Shell Script
18 88 (1.43%) Go
19 85 (1.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 282 (4.59%) Security Cleared
2 276 (4.49%) Degree
3 160 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 54 (0.88%) ISEB
5 51 (0.83%) DV Cleared
6 50 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
7 37 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 24 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (0.21%) BC Cleared
11 8 (0.13%) MCAD
11 8 (0.13%) MCSD
11 8 (0.13%) PhD
12 7 (0.11%) DBS Check
12 7 (0.11%) MCITP
12 7 (0.11%) MCP
12 7 (0.11%) MCPD
13 6 (0.098%) Sun Certification
14 4 (0.065%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.065%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 466 (7.58%) QA
2 82 (1.33%) SDET
3 45 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 32 (0.52%) WCAG
5 26 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 23 (0.37%) FATCA
7 14 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.15%) MiFID
9 7 (0.11%) SLA
10 5 (0.081%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.081%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.081%) WAI
11 2 (0.033%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.033%) EMIR
11 2 (0.033%) MISRA
11 2 (0.033%) MISRA C
12 1 (0.016%) GCP
12 1 (0.016%) HL7
12 1 (0.016%) SEPA
System Software
1 373 (6.07%) Docker
2 57 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
3 39 (0.63%) HDFS
4 28 (0.46%) Apache Flume
5 26 (0.42%) Active Directory
6 25 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (0.29%) vSphere
8 13 (0.21%) LXC
9 7 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.11%) Varnish
10 6 (0.098%) Shibboleth
11 4 (0.065%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.049%) vCloud
13 2 (0.033%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.016%) Hyper-V
14 1 (0.016%) NFS
14 1 (0.016%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 216 (3.51%) Puppet
2 200 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
3 141 (2.29%) Ansible
4 37 (0.60%) logstash
5 33 (0.54%) Kibana
6 28 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
7 26 (0.42%) Kubernetes
8 24 (0.39%) Nagios
9 19 (0.31%) Terraform
10 17 (0.28%) Grafana
11 16 (0.26%) yum
12 12 (0.20%) Salt
13 10 (0.16%) Mesos
13 10 (0.16%) Oozie
14 9 (0.15%) ZABBIX
15 8 (0.13%) SCOM
16 7 (0.11%) Capistrano
16 7 (0.11%) rkt
17 6 (0.098%) Hadoop YARN
18 5 (0.081%) StatsD
Vendors
1 421 (6.85%) Oracle
2 405 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 93 (1.51%) IBM
4 90 (1.46%) Sitecore
5 87 (1.41%) SAP
6 84 (1.37%) Google
7 67 (1.09%) MuleSoft
8 62 (1.01%) hybris
9 52 (0.85%) Apple
10 50 (0.81%) Red Hat
11 47 (0.76%) Atlassian
12 45 (0.73%) Adobe
12 45 (0.73%) New Relic
13 41 (0.67%) Zend
14 39 (0.63%) Splunk
15 38 (0.62%) Solace
16 36 (0.59%) ATG
17 35 (0.57%) WSO2
18 31 (0.50%) Xamarin
19 30 (0.49%) VMware
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