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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 41 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing TDD 2329 2254 1651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.60% 4.39% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 5.83% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1760 1676 1243
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £36.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £42.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-7.64% +11.11%
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
38718 38644 32529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.48% 75.21% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24517 24337 19918
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1127 1038
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.24 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -3 1410 £450 +5.88% 538
South East +25 312 £393 +5.93% 150
Yorkshire +27 166 £375 +15.38% 67
North West -9 136 £375 -3.22% 115
East of England -2 94 £400 +6.66% 63
South West 0 73 £375 -1.63% 76
East Midlands +35 64 £400 +6.66% 27
West Midlands +2 59 £325 -13.33% 37
North East +15 19 £388 +3.33% 11
Midlands -2 2 £470 +34.28% 1
South Coast - - - -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3582 (77.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1998 (43.36%) Java
3 1834 (39.80%) JavaScript
4 1697 (36.83%) Scrum
5 1676 (36.37%) HTML
6 1664 (36.11%) BDD
7 1370 (29.73%) C#
8 1362 (29.56%) CSS
9 1310 (28.43%) .NET
10 1126 (24.44%) MVC
11 1034 (22.44%) Continuous Integration
12 1019 (22.11%) OO
13 958 (20.79%) Web Services
14 912 (19.79%) SQL
15 879 (19.08%) HTML5
16 758 (16.45%) Git (software)
17 748 (16.23%) AngularJS
18 746 (16.19%) jQuery
19 691 (15.00%) SQL Server
20 629 (13.65%) CSS3
21 625 (13.56%) Finance
22 619 (13.43%) ASP.NET
23 605 (13.13%) RESTful
24 604 (13.11%) Spring
25 601 (13.04%) REST
26 598 (12.98%) Linux
27 597 (12.96%) XML
28 507 (11.00%) E-Commerce
29 476 (10.33%) Software Engineering
30 473 (10.26%) Subversion

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 421 (9.14%) Node.js
2 185 (4.01%) Apache
2 185 (4.01%) CMS
3 141 (3.06%) Tomcat
4 115 (2.50%) JBoss
5 91 (1.97%) WebSphere
6 88 (1.91%) WebLogic
7 78 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
8 58 (1.26%) Confluence
8 58 (1.26%) Umbraco
9 55 (1.19%) SharePoint
10 53 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
11 50 (1.09%) Adobe CQ
12 49 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
13 44 (0.95%) Kentico
14 43 (0.93%) IIS
15 42 (0.91%) Mule
16 34 (0.74%) nginx
17 28 (0.61%) Jetty
17 28 (0.61%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 107 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.24%) MS Project
2 11 (0.24%) Mingle
3 9 (0.20%) MS Office
3 9 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.087%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.043%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.043%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.022%) FastStats
6 1 (0.022%) Simulink
6 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.022%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 42 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 22 (0.48%) Magento
4 18 (0.39%) ION MarketView
5 12 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
6 11 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.20%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
9 6 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.065%) RMDS
11 2 (0.043%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.043%) IntelliMatch
12 1 (0.022%) Oracle Cash Management
12 1 (0.022%) BigMachines
12 1 (0.022%) Misys Midas
12 1 (0.022%) Tridion
12 1 (0.022%) BusinessWorks
12 1 (0.022%) Oracle Applications
12 1 (0.022%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 244 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
4 37 (0.80%) Amazon S3
4 37 (0.80%) GitHub
5 30 (0.65%) SaaS
6 23 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 21 (0.46%) Heroku
8 20 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
9 16 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 12 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 12 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 11 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.15%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.13%) Office 365
13 6 (0.13%) PaaS
14 4 (0.087%) Force.com
14 4 (0.087%) Trello
15 3 (0.065%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 214 (4.64%) HTTP
2 145 (3.15%) Internet
3 33 (0.72%) Firewall
4 31 (0.67%) AMQP
5 19 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 18 (0.39%) SSL
7 11 (0.24%) LDAP
8 8 (0.17%) VPN
9 7 (0.15%) SNMP
10 6 (0.13%) Ethernet
10 6 (0.13%) MPLS
10 6 (0.13%) Wireless
10 6 (0.13%) Skype
10 6 (0.13%) Intranet
11 5 (0.11%) SDH
11 5 (0.11%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.087%) OpenLDAP
13 3 (0.065%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (0.065%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.065%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 691 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 338 (7.34%) MongoDB
3 332 (7.20%) NoSQL
4 314 (6.81%) Relational Database
5 237 (5.14%) MySQL
6 162 (3.52%) Big Data
7 156 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
8 145 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 141 (3.06%) Hadoop
10 113 (2.45%) RDBMS
11 106 (2.30%) Oracle Database
12 99 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 93 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
14 75 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 72 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
16 69 (1.50%) Redis
17 67 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
18 53 (1.15%) Couchbase
19 51 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 45 (0.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 758 (16.45%) Git (software)
2 473 (10.26%) Subversion
3 444 (9.64%) Cucumber
4 407 (8.83%) Selenium
5 362 (7.86%) JUnit
6 336 (7.29%) Jenkins
7 299 (6.49%) Maven
8 236 (5.12%) Jasmine
9 217 (4.71%) NUnit
10 198 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 185 (4.01%) Grunt
12 179 (3.88%) JIRA
13 177 (3.84%) Visual Studio
14 163 (3.54%) Mockito
15 145 (3.15%) Eclipse
16 124 (2.69%) TeamCity
17 123 (2.67%) WebDriver
18 108 (2.34%) SpecFlow
19 102 (2.21%) Ant
20 95 (2.06%) Hudson
General
1 625 (13.56%) Finance
2 360 (7.81%) Banking
3 234 (5.08%) Front Office
4 213 (4.62%) Investment Banking
5 143 (3.10%) Games
6 109 (2.37%) Retail
7 88 (1.91%) Publishing
8 80 (1.74%) Marketing
9 75 (1.63%) Telecoms
10 44 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 34 (0.74%) Advertising
12 33 (0.72%) Back Office
12 33 (0.72%) Electronics
13 19 (0.41%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.24%) Legal
15 9 (0.20%) Law
16 7 (0.15%) Music Industry
17 6 (0.13%) Automotive
18 4 (0.087%) Multimedia
19 3 (0.065%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 3548 (77.00%) Developer
2 1044 (22.66%) Java Developer
3 618 (13.41%) .NET Developer
4 547 (11.87%) Senior Developer
5 496 (10.76%) C# Developer
6 246 (5.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 224 (4.86%) JavaScript Developer
8 195 (4.23%) Front-End Developer
9 188 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
10 182 (3.95%) Analyst
11 163 (3.54%) Web Developer
12 161 (3.49%) Architect
13 131 (2.84%) PHP Developer
14 110 (2.39%) Scala Developer
15 106 (2.30%) Android Developer
16 99 (2.15%) iOS Developer
17 98 (2.13%) Senior .NET Developer
18 97 (2.11%) Software Engineer
19 93 (2.02%) Software Developer
20 92 (2.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1676 (36.37%) HTML
2 1362 (29.56%) CSS
3 1310 (28.43%) .NET
4 958 (20.79%) Web Services
5 879 (19.08%) HTML5
6 748 (16.23%) AngularJS
7 746 (16.19%) jQuery
8 629 (13.65%) CSS3
9 619 (13.43%) ASP.NET
10 605 (13.13%) RESTful
11 604 (13.11%) Spring
12 601 (13.04%) REST
13 597 (12.96%) XML
14 429 (9.31%) JSON
15 418 (9.07%) .NET Framework
16 409 (8.88%) ASP.NET MVC
17 404 (8.77%) J2EE
18 393 (8.53%) WCF
19 387 (8.40%) Hibernate
20 370 (8.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 324 (7.03%) Open Source
2 240 (5.21%) User Experience
3 183 (3.97%) Mobile App
4 147 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 142 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 129 (2.80%) Derivative
7 77 (1.67%) Fixed Income
8 75 (1.63%) Digital Media
9 71 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 69 (1.50%) Algorithms
11 68 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
12 67 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
13 60 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
14 59 (1.28%) N-Tier
15 54 (1.17%) iPad
16 53 (1.15%) Data Structures
17 49 (1.06%) Social Media
18 43 (0.93%) iPhone
19 40 (0.87%) Visualisation
19 40 (0.87%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 598 (12.98%) Linux
2 319 (6.92%) UNIX
3 233 (5.06%) Windows
4 206 (4.47%) Android
5 197 (4.28%) Apple iOS
6 87 (1.89%) Mac OS X
7 24 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (0.46%) Windows Phone
9 20 (0.43%) CentOS
10 18 (0.39%) Solaris
11 10 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
11 10 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
12 8 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.15%) AIX
13 7 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.15%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.13%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.13%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.087%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3582 (77.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1697 (36.83%) Scrum
3 1664 (36.11%) BDD
4 1126 (24.44%) MVC
5 1034 (22.44%) Continuous Integration
6 1019 (22.11%) OO
7 507 (11.00%) E-Commerce
8 476 (10.33%) Software Engineering
9 416 (9.03%) Kanban
10 399 (8.66%) Unit Testing
11 385 (8.36%) Pair Programming
12 347 (7.53%) SOA
13 345 (7.49%) Web Development
14 306 (6.64%) Responsive Web Design
15 305 (6.62%) OOP
16 292 (6.34%) Test Automation
17 274 (5.95%) User Stories
18 259 (5.62%) Multithreading
19 220 (4.77%) Mentoring
20 204 (4.43%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1998 (43.36%) Java
2 1834 (39.80%) JavaScript
3 1370 (29.73%) C#
4 912 (19.79%) SQL
5 443 (9.61%) Ruby
6 332 (7.20%) Python
7 313 (6.79%) PHP
8 290 (6.29%) Scala
9 166 (3.60%) C++
10 142 (3.08%) T-SQL
11 118 (2.56%) Objective-C
12 108 (2.34%) Groovy
13 103 (2.24%) PL/SQL
14 66 (1.43%) Perl
15 60 (1.30%) C
16 55 (1.19%) Bash Shell
17 53 (1.15%) VB.NET
18 45 (0.98%) VB
19 42 (0.91%) VBA
20 39 (0.85%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 313 (6.79%) Degree
2 112 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 80 (1.74%) ISEB
4 39 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 35 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 31 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 26 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 20 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (0.39%) HND
10 7 (0.15%) MCITP
11 6 (0.13%) MCAD
11 6 (0.13%) MCSD
12 5 (0.11%) MCPD
12 5 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.087%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.087%) PMP
13 4 (0.087%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.043%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.043%) BC Cleared
15 1 (0.022%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 320 (6.94%) QA
2 8 (0.17%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.15%) EMIR
4 6 (0.13%) SLA
5 3 (0.065%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.065%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.043%) Basel III
7 1 (0.022%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.022%) JTAG
7 1 (0.022%) WAI
7 1 (0.022%) HL7
System Software
1 47 (1.02%) Docker
2 35 (0.76%) Varnish
3 27 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.26%) VirtualBox
5 9 (0.20%) vCloud
6 8 (0.17%) HDFS
7 7 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 7 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.11%) Active Directory
9 4 (0.087%) vSphere
10 2 (0.043%) Firmware
10 2 (0.043%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.043%) Squid
10 2 (0.043%) XenApp
10 2 (0.043%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.022%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.022%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 143 (3.10%) Puppet
2 88 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (1.17%) Ansible
4 46 (1.00%) Vagrant
5 27 (0.59%) Salt
6 21 (0.46%) yum
7 17 (0.37%) Graylog
8 14 (0.30%) logstash
9 13 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (0.22%) Kibana
10 10 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
11 8 (0.17%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.15%) Capistrano
13 6 (0.13%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.13%) Mesos
13 6 (0.13%) OpenIDM
14 3 (0.065%) Hyperic
14 3 (0.065%) Oozie
14 3 (0.065%) Nagios
15 2 (0.043%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 446 (9.68%) Oracle
2 358 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 73 (1.58%) Sitecore
4 70 (1.52%) Google
5 63 (1.37%) Sybase
6 56 (1.22%) IBM
7 55 (1.19%) Zend
8 53 (1.15%) EPiServer
9 51 (1.11%) TIBCO
10 50 (1.09%) Red Hat
11 46 (1.00%) Adobe
12 36 (0.78%) Apple
13 35 (0.76%) SAP
14 34 (0.74%) VMware
15 31 (0.67%) hybris
16 30 (0.65%) Twitter
17 29 (0.63%) Perforce
18 28 (0.61%) ATG
19 27 (0.59%) Rackspace
20 26 (0.56%) ION Trading
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