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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 32 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing TDD 2409 2252 1626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.97% 4.68% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.43% 6.19% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1820 1726 1273
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £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 7 8 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £41.75 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.50 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £59.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.56%
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
37468 36365 32009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.34% 75.51% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24275 23338 19645
Average daily rate £418 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1095 995
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.63 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.43% -11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.63 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 29 May 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
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 29 May 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 -2 1472 £450 +4.65% 616
South East +13 226 £400 +8.84% 129
Yorkshire +14 167 £350 +7.69% 79
North West +3 142 £375 -3.22% 110
East of England +13 130 £400 +6.66% 61
West Midlands +46 92 £350 -6.66% 55
South West -2 84 £400 +14.28% 64
East Midlands +23 59 £400 +23.07% 30
North East +22 47 £400 +15.10% 13
Midlands +7 9 - -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3663 (78.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1914 (41.18%) Java
3 1908 (41.05%) JavaScript
4 1692 (36.40%) Scrum
5 1689 (36.34%) HTML
6 1647 (35.43%) BDD
7 1392 (29.95%) CSS
8 1345 (28.94%) C#
9 1334 (28.70%) .NET
10 1170 (25.17%) MVC
11 1099 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
12 979 (21.06%) OO
13 974 (20.96%) Web Services
14 930 (20.01%) HTML5
15 911 (19.60%) SQL
16 821 (17.66%) Git (software)
17 781 (16.80%) jQuery
18 754 (16.22%) AngularJS
19 734 (15.79%) SQL Server
20 664 (14.29%) Finance
21 646 (13.90%) ASP.NET
22 637 (13.70%) CSS3
23 634 (13.64%) Spring
24 629 (13.53%) RESTful
25 598 (12.87%) Linux
26 587 (12.63%) REST
27 586 (12.61%) XML
28 545 (11.73%) E-Commerce
29 526 (11.32%) Software Engineering
30 466 (10.03%) Subversion

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 411 (8.84%) Node.js
2 172 (3.70%) Apache
3 163 (3.51%) CMS
4 151 (3.25%) Tomcat
5 121 (2.60%) JBoss
6 111 (2.39%) WebSphere
7 92 (1.98%) Confluence
8 79 (1.70%) WebLogic
9 68 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
10 63 (1.36%) Umbraco
11 52 (1.12%) SharePoint
12 48 (1.03%) Kentico
12 48 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 47 (1.01%) Mule
14 46 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
15 42 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
16 36 (0.77%) Mule ESB
17 31 (0.67%) Jetty
17 31 (0.67%) Apache Spark
18 30 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 94 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 15 (0.32%) MS Office
4 11 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.17%) Mingle
6 8 (0.17%) MS Project
7 2 (0.043%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.043%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.043%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 36 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.30%) Magento
4 8 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (0.17%) ION MarketView
5 6 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.086%) RMDS
8 2 (0.043%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.022%) Misys Midas
9 1 (0.022%) Summit
9 1 (0.022%) Tridion
9 1 (0.022%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.022%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.022%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 251 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
2 170 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
4 41 (0.88%) GitHub
5 37 (0.80%) Amazon S3
6 34 (0.73%) SaaS
7 25 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (0.52%) Heroku
9 20 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
9 20 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (0.30%) PaaS
11 13 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 12 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 12 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (0.19%) Google Analytics
14 8 (0.17%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
15 7 (0.15%) Route 53
16 6 (0.13%) IaaS
17 4 (0.086%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 226 (4.86%) HTTP
2 143 (3.08%) Internet
3 33 (0.71%) SSL
4 28 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 26 (0.56%) Firewall
6 25 (0.54%) AMQP
7 11 (0.24%) LDAP
8 8 (0.17%) FTP
9 7 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (0.15%) VPN
10 6 (0.13%) Skype
10 6 (0.13%) SNMP
10 6 (0.13%) Wireless
11 4 (0.086%) RTP
11 4 (0.086%) DAB
11 4 (0.086%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.086%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.065%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.065%) DMZ
12 3 (0.065%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 734 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 371 (7.98%) MongoDB
3 366 (7.87%) NoSQL
4 299 (6.43%) Relational Database
5 260 (5.59%) MySQL
6 163 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
7 156 (3.36%) Hadoop
8 154 (3.31%) Big Data
9 133 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 109 (2.35%) Oracle Database
11 104 (2.24%) RDBMS
12 101 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 101 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
13 89 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 69 (1.48%) Redis
15 58 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
16 55 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 55 (1.18%) Couchbase
17 54 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
18 49 (1.05%) DB2
Development Applications
1 821 (17.66%) Git (software)
2 466 (10.03%) Subversion
3 441 (9.49%) Selenium
4 433 (9.32%) Cucumber
5 396 (8.52%) Jenkins
6 335 (7.21%) JUnit
7 299 (6.43%) Maven
8 239 (5.14%) NUnit
9 224 (4.82%) Jasmine
10 207 (4.45%) JIRA
11 188 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 181 (3.89%) Grunt
13 155 (3.33%) Visual Studio
14 151 (3.25%) TeamCity
15 135 (2.90%) Eclipse
16 125 (2.69%) Mockito
17 117 (2.52%) WebDriver
18 110 (2.37%) SpecFlow
19 104 (2.24%) Ant
20 88 (1.89%) Hudson
General
1 664 (14.29%) Finance
2 356 (7.66%) Banking
3 221 (4.75%) Front Office
4 193 (4.15%) Investment Banking
5 133 (2.86%) Retail
6 112 (2.41%) Games
7 85 (1.83%) Publishing
8 81 (1.74%) Marketing
9 76 (1.64%) Telecoms
10 43 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 38 (0.82%) Back Office
12 33 (0.71%) Electronics
13 25 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.39%) Advertising
15 16 (0.34%) Legal
16 8 (0.17%) Law
17 7 (0.15%) Automotive
18 6 (0.13%) Retail Banking
19 3 (0.065%) Online Betting
19 3 (0.065%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 3543 (76.23%) Developer
2 991 (21.32%) Java Developer
3 670 (14.41%) .NET Developer
4 545 (11.73%) Senior Developer
5 481 (10.35%) C# Developer
6 246 (5.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 216 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
8 204 (4.39%) Front-End Developer
9 196 (4.22%) Analyst
10 184 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
11 167 (3.59%) Architect
12 164 (3.53%) Web Developer
13 137 (2.95%) Software Engineer
14 129 (2.78%) PHP Developer
15 115 (2.47%) iOS Developer
16 108 (2.32%) Android Developer
17 99 (2.13%) Ruby Developer
18 96 (2.07%) Python Developer
19 95 (2.04%) Software Developer
19 95 (2.04%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1689 (36.34%) HTML
2 1392 (29.95%) CSS
3 1334 (28.70%) .NET
4 974 (20.96%) Web Services
5 930 (20.01%) HTML5
6 781 (16.80%) jQuery
7 754 (16.22%) AngularJS
8 646 (13.90%) ASP.NET
9 637 (13.70%) CSS3
10 634 (13.64%) Spring
11 629 (13.53%) RESTful
12 587 (12.63%) REST
13 586 (12.61%) XML
14 438 (9.42%) JSON
15 427 (9.19%) ASP.NET MVC
16 421 (9.06%) .NET Framework
17 404 (8.69%) J2EE
18 387 (8.33%) Hibernate
19 378 (8.13%) WCF
20 369 (7.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 241 (5.19%) User Experience
2 203 (4.37%) Mobile App
3 142 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 130 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 109 (2.35%) Derivative
6 68 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 63 (1.36%) Digital Media
7 63 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 58 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
9 57 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
9 57 (1.23%) N-Tier
10 52 (1.12%) Algorithms
11 49 (1.05%) iPhone
12 48 (1.03%) iPad
12 48 (1.03%) Fixed Income
13 47 (1.01%) Data Structures
14 44 (0.95%) Social Media
15 41 (0.88%) Equities
16 38 (0.82%) Visualisation
17 34 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 598 (12.87%) Linux
2 315 (6.78%) UNIX
3 224 (4.82%) Windows
4 223 (4.80%) Apple iOS
5 218 (4.69%) Android
6 75 (1.61%) Mac OS X
7 34 (0.73%) Ubuntu
8 30 (0.65%) CentOS
8 30 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (0.41%) Debian
9 19 (0.41%) Solaris
10 18 (0.39%) Windows Phone
11 10 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
11 10 (0.22%) AIX
12 9 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (0.17%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.15%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.13%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.086%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3663 (78.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1692 (36.40%) Scrum
3 1647 (35.43%) BDD
4 1170 (25.17%) MVC
5 1099 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
6 979 (21.06%) OO
7 545 (11.73%) E-Commerce
8 526 (11.32%) Software Engineering
9 430 (9.25%) Unit Testing
10 399 (8.58%) Kanban
11 367 (7.90%) Pair Programming
12 352 (7.57%) Web Development
13 350 (7.53%) SOA
14 324 (6.97%) Open Source
15 304 (6.54%) Responsive Web Design
15 304 (6.54%) SDLC
16 289 (6.22%) Test Automation
17 282 (6.07%) OOP
18 253 (5.44%) User Stories
19 244 (5.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1914 (41.18%) Java
2 1908 (41.05%) JavaScript
3 1345 (28.94%) C#
4 911 (19.60%) SQL
5 442 (9.51%) Ruby
6 331 (7.12%) Python
7 282 (6.07%) PHP
8 275 (5.92%) Scala
9 144 (3.10%) Objective-C
10 142 (3.06%) T-SQL
11 139 (2.99%) C++
12 104 (2.24%) PL/SQL
13 101 (2.17%) Groovy
14 60 (1.29%) C
15 53 (1.14%) Perl
16 52 (1.12%) Bash Shell
17 51 (1.10%) VB.NET
18 48 (1.03%) PowerShell
19 46 (0.99%) Apple Swift
20 40 (0.86%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 277 (5.96%) Degree
2 145 (3.12%) Security Cleared
3 51 (1.10%) ISEB
4 47 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 32 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 28 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 25 (0.54%) ISTQB
8 17 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (0.32%) HND
10 8 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (0.15%) MCITP
12 6 (0.13%) MCAD
12 6 (0.13%) MCSD
13 4 (0.086%) PMP
13 4 (0.086%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.086%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.065%) MCPD
14 3 (0.065%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.043%) BC Cleared
16 1 (0.022%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 323 (6.95%) QA
2 8 (0.17%) ISO 9001
2 8 (0.17%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.13%) EMIR
3 6 (0.13%) SLA
3 6 (0.13%) WAI
4 3 (0.065%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.065%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.043%) Basel III
6 1 (0.022%) HL7
System Software
1 55 (1.18%) Docker
2 40 (0.86%) Varnish
3 26 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.22%) HDFS
5 8 (0.17%) Apache Flume
6 7 (0.15%) vCloud
6 7 (0.15%) VirtualBox
7 6 (0.13%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.086%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.086%) GridGain
8 4 (0.086%) Squid
9 2 (0.043%) vSphere
10 1 (0.022%) XenApp
10 1 (0.022%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.022%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.022%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 167 (3.59%) Puppet
2 128 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (1.36%) Ansible
4 51 (1.10%) Vagrant
5 38 (0.82%) Salt
6 26 (0.56%) yum
7 22 (0.47%) Graylog
8 10 (0.22%) Rundeck
9 9 (0.19%) HAProxy
10 8 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.15%) Capistrano
12 6 (0.13%) Mesos
13 5 (0.11%) Nagios
13 5 (0.11%) Oozie
13 5 (0.11%) CA LISA
13 5 (0.11%) Kibana
13 5 (0.11%) logstash
14 3 (0.065%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.065%) Graphite
14 3 (0.065%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 435 (9.36%) Oracle
2 374 (8.05%) Microsoft
3 72 (1.55%) IBM
4 67 (1.44%) Sitecore
4 67 (1.44%) Zend
5 62 (1.33%) EPiServer
6 52 (1.12%) Sybase
6 52 (1.12%) Google
7 51 (1.10%) Red Hat
7 51 (1.10%) Adobe
8 45 (0.97%) Atlassian
9 42 (0.90%) Apple
10 38 (0.82%) hybris
11 36 (0.77%) SAP
12 35 (0.75%) TIBCO
13 34 (0.73%) Twitter
14 33 (0.71%) VMware
15 28 (0.60%) New Relic
15 28 (0.60%) Perforce
16 27 (0.58%) Akamai
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
North London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
North London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £380 to £425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: Up to £500 per day up to £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Dunnhumby
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Xcede
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Fuel Recruitment
Rate: £competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Essex
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 21 hours ago