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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
UK / England
Rank 25 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing TDD 2759 2712 2239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.60% 5.78% 4.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.98% 6.98% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2108 2140 1713
Median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £44.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.34% +22.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%

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
34591 38854 37356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.76% 82.81% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23092 25730 24027
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 889 1061 1006
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.87 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 £56.30 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +3 1602 £475 -2.56% 560
South East +8 303 £415 +6.41% 153
East of England +33 216 £425 -13.92% 71
North West +4 158 £425 +6.25% 101
Yorkshire 0 133 £413 +3.12% 86
North East +20 99 £350 -20.90% 16
West Midlands +24 96 £425 -5.55% 46
South West -10 94 £350 -6.66% 75
East Midlands +33 64 £371 -12.64% 26
Midlands +3 1 - - 1
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 4707 (79.81%) Agile Software Development
2 2735 (46.37%) Java
3 2672 (45.30%) BDD
4 2123 (36.00%) Scrum
5 2108 (35.74%) JavaScript
6 1661 (28.16%) HTML
7 1460 (24.75%) CSS
8 1443 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
9 1364 (23.13%) C#
10 1250 (21.19%) .NET
11 1242 (21.06%) AngularJS
12 1150 (19.50%) Git (software)
13 1023 (17.34%) Web Services
14 1004 (17.02%) SQL
15 972 (16.48%) HTML5
16 965 (16.36%) MVC
17 955 (16.19%) REST
18 945 (16.02%) Spring
19 910 (15.43%) Finance
20 885 (15.01%) Node.js
21 877 (14.87%) Jenkins
22 869 (14.73%) RESTful
23 846 (14.34%) OO
24 845 (14.33%) Kanban
25 790 (13.39%) DevOps
26 752 (12.75%) Software Engineering
27 746 (12.65%) Microservices
28 725 (12.29%) Pair Programming
29 689 (11.68%) Scala
30 670 (11.36%) CSS3

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
1 263 (4.46%) Confluence
2 225 (3.81%) Apache Spark
3 208 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
4 178 (3.02%) Tomcat
5 146 (2.48%) Apache
6 123 (2.09%) CMS
7 114 (1.93%) WebSphere
8 109 (1.85%) JBoss
9 95 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 79 (1.34%) SharePoint
11 73 (1.24%) WebLogic
12 64 (1.09%) IIS
13 57 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
14 54 (0.92%) Mule
15 44 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
16 43 (0.73%) nginx
16 43 (0.73%) OpenStack
17 41 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
18 36 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 36 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 170 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 22 (0.37%) MS Office
3 17 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.12%) MS Project
7 3 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.034%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.034%) PaintShop Pro
8 2 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.017%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.017%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 76 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 72 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 29 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 9 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (0.14%) ION MarketView
7 8 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.085%) FastStats
9 5 (0.085%) Oracle Retail
10 4 (0.068%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.051%) FLEXCUBE
11 3 (0.051%) Magento
11 3 (0.051%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.051%) VisionPLUS
12 2 (0.034%) SAP Business One
13 1 (0.017%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 620 (10.51%) Amazon AWS
2 419 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 223 (3.78%) GitHub
4 135 (2.29%) PaaS
5 91 (1.54%) IaaS
6 87 (1.48%) SaaS
7 72 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
8 43 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
9 39 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
10 33 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
11 32 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
12 28 (0.47%) Amazon S3
12 28 (0.47%) Heroku
13 27 (0.46%) Slack
14 18 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
15 15 (0.25%) OpenShift
16 14 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 14 (0.24%) Office 365
17 13 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
17 13 (0.22%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 241 (4.09%) HTTP
2 84 (1.42%) Internet
3 41 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 40 (0.68%) RTSP
5 39 (0.66%) MQTT
6 32 (0.54%) SSL
7 24 (0.41%) AMQP
8 21 (0.36%) Intranet
9 15 (0.25%) DVB
10 14 (0.24%) DNS
10 14 (0.24%) Network Security
11 11 (0.19%) HTTPS
12 9 (0.15%) LDAP
13 8 (0.14%) SNMP
14 7 (0.12%) Extranet
14 7 (0.12%) RTP
14 7 (0.12%) Skype
14 7 (0.12%) X.509
15 6 (0.10%) VPN
16 5 (0.085%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 638 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 540 (9.16%) NoSQL
3 495 (8.39%) MongoDB
4 336 (5.70%) MySQL
5 292 (4.95%) Big Data
6 273 (4.63%) Relational Database
7 267 (4.53%) Hadoop
8 243 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
9 222 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 94 (1.59%) HBase
11 93 (1.58%) Redis
12 90 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
13 79 (1.34%) Oracle Database
13 79 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
14 71 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 61 (1.03%) Apache Hive
16 59 (1.00%) RDBMS
17 46 (0.78%) DB2
18 43 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
19 42 (0.71%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1150 (19.50%) Git (software)
2 877 (14.87%) Jenkins
3 641 (10.87%) Selenium
4 636 (10.78%) JIRA
5 598 (10.14%) Cucumber
6 499 (8.46%) JUnit
7 458 (7.77%) Maven
8 316 (5.36%) WebDriver
9 284 (4.82%) Mockito
10 269 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 255 (4.32%) Subversion
12 234 (3.97%) Gradle
13 216 (3.66%) Jasmine
14 203 (3.44%) TeamCity
15 181 (3.07%) gulp
16 180 (3.05%) Grunt
17 139 (2.36%) SpecFlow
18 131 (2.22%) NUnit
19 117 (1.98%) Visual Studio
20 115 (1.95%) Ant
General
1 910 (15.43%) Finance
2 482 (8.17%) Banking
3 193 (3.27%) Retail
4 180 (3.05%) Investment Banking
5 170 (2.88%) Games
6 169 (2.87%) Marketing
7 126 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 125 (2.12%) Front Office
9 106 (1.80%) Publishing
10 91 (1.54%) Back Office
11 83 (1.41%) Manufacturing
12 72 (1.22%) Electronics
13 62 (1.05%) Advertising
14 30 (0.51%) Automotive
15 22 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 20 (0.34%) Legal
17 14 (0.24%) Retail Banking
18 11 (0.19%) Law
19 8 (0.14%) Billing
20 7 (0.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4302 (72.94%) Developer
2 1396 (23.67%) Java Developer
3 762 (12.92%) Senior Developer
4 672 (11.39%) .NET Developer
5 581 (9.85%) C# Developer
6 512 (8.68%) Agile Developer
7 506 (8.58%) JavaScript Developer
8 358 (6.07%) Senior Java Developer
9 356 (6.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 323 (5.48%) Agile Java Developer
11 320 (5.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 286 (4.85%) Scala Developer
13 282 (4.78%) Full Stack Developer
14 251 (4.26%) Angular Developer
15 224 (3.80%) Software Engineer
16 205 (3.48%) Architect
17 183 (3.10%) Node.js Developer
18 180 (3.05%) Software Developer
19 178 (3.02%) Analyst
20 157 (2.66%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1661 (28.16%) HTML
2 1460 (24.75%) CSS
3 1250 (21.19%) .NET
4 1242 (21.06%) AngularJS
5 1023 (17.34%) Web Services
6 972 (16.48%) HTML5
7 955 (16.19%) REST
8 945 (16.02%) Spring
9 885 (15.01%) Node.js
10 869 (14.73%) RESTful
11 670 (11.36%) CSS3
12 635 (10.77%) JSON
13 612 (10.38%) React
14 601 (10.19%) XML
15 576 (9.77%) jQuery
16 575 (9.75%) ASP.NET
17 427 (7.24%) SOAP
18 369 (6.26%) Hibernate
19 368 (6.24%) ASP.NET MVC
20 344 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 360 (6.10%) User Experience
2 245 (4.15%) Mobile App
3 204 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
4 158 (2.68%) Computer Science
5 124 (2.10%) Fintech
6 95 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 91 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 71 (1.20%) Derivative
8 71 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 69 (1.17%) Data Structures
10 61 (1.03%) Fixed Income
11 58 (0.98%) Public Cloud
12 48 (0.81%) Virtual Team
13 47 (0.80%) iPad
14 46 (0.78%) Video on Demand
15 43 (0.73%) iPhone
16 37 (0.63%) Equities
17 35 (0.59%) Animation
18 32 (0.54%) Social Media
19 31 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 618 (10.48%) Linux
2 279 (4.73%) Apple iOS
3 272 (4.61%) Android
4 247 (4.19%) Unix
5 235 (3.98%) Windows
6 59 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (0.71%) Mac OS X
8 26 (0.44%) Windows Server
9 18 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 14 (0.24%) VME
11 13 (0.22%) CoreOS
11 13 (0.22%) Solaris
12 10 (0.17%) CentOS
13 9 (0.15%) Windows Phone
14 8 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
15 7 (0.12%) HPUX
16 3 (0.051%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.051%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.051%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.034%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4707 (79.81%) Agile Software Development
2 2672 (45.30%) BDD
3 2123 (36.00%) Scrum
4 1443 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
5 965 (16.36%) MVC
6 846 (14.34%) OO
7 845 (14.33%) Kanban
8 790 (13.39%) DevOps
9 752 (12.75%) Software Engineering
10 746 (12.65%) Microservices
11 725 (12.29%) Pair Programming
12 647 (10.97%) E-Commerce
13 505 (8.56%) Front End Development
14 499 (8.46%) Unit Testing
15 468 (7.93%) Open Source
16 467 (7.92%) Web Development
17 438 (7.43%) Continuous Delivery
18 435 (7.38%) Test Automation
19 399 (6.77%) SOA
20 392 (6.65%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2735 (46.37%) Java
2 2108 (35.74%) JavaScript
3 1364 (23.13%) C#
4 1004 (17.02%) SQL
5 689 (11.68%) Scala
6 584 (9.90%) Python
7 506 (8.58%) Ruby
8 232 (3.93%) PHP
9 194 (3.29%) C++
10 149 (2.53%) ES6
11 144 (2.44%) Apple Swift
12 137 (2.32%) Objective-C
13 127 (2.15%) C
14 112 (1.90%) Groovy
15 111 (1.88%) T-SQL
16 108 (1.83%) Shell Script
17 99 (1.68%) Go
18 76 (1.29%) Perl
19 74 (1.25%) Clojure
20 70 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 238 (4.04%) Degree
2 221 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 130 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 62 (1.05%) ISEB
5 42 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 34 (0.58%) DV Cleared
6 34 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 16 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (0.27%) Sun Certification
8 15 (0.25%) BC Cleared
9 13 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.20%) PhD
11 5 (0.085%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.085%) MCAD
11 5 (0.085%) MCP
11 5 (0.085%) MCPD
11 5 (0.085%) MCSD
12 4 (0.068%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.051%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.051%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 477 (8.09%) QA
2 72 (1.22%) SDET
3 40 (0.68%) WCAG
4 32 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
5 27 (0.46%) FATCA
6 22 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.34%) MiFID
8 14 (0.24%) EMIR
9 12 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
9 12 (0.20%) PCI DSS
10 11 (0.19%) SLA
11 2 (0.034%) WAI
12 1 (0.017%) GCP
12 1 (0.017%) HL7
12 1 (0.017%) IFRS
12 1 (0.017%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.017%) MISRA
12 1 (0.017%) MISRA C
12 1 (0.017%) SEPA
System Software
1 447 (7.58%) Docker
2 50 (0.85%) HDFS
3 31 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
4 27 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (0.44%) Apache Flume
6 18 (0.31%) vSphere
7 15 (0.25%) Active Directory
8 8 (0.14%) LXC
9 7 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.10%) vCloud
10 6 (0.10%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.085%) GlusterFS
11 5 (0.085%) Shibboleth
11 5 (0.085%) Varnish
12 4 (0.068%) Firmware
13 3 (0.051%) NFS
14 1 (0.017%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 201 (3.41%) Puppet
2 159 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 150 (2.54%) Ansible
4 41 (0.70%) Kubernetes
5 34 (0.58%) logstash
6 31 (0.53%) Kibana
7 30 (0.51%) Nagios
8 28 (0.47%) Terraform
9 24 (0.41%) Salt
10 21 (0.36%) Oozie
11 17 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
12 15 (0.25%) Grafana
13 14 (0.24%) Mesos
13 14 (0.24%) ZABBIX
14 11 (0.19%) rkt
15 8 (0.14%) SCOM
16 7 (0.12%) SQL Sentry
17 6 (0.10%) HockeyApp
17 6 (0.10%) yum
18 5 (0.085%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 448 (7.60%) Microsoft
2 403 (6.83%) Oracle
3 113 (1.92%) SAP
4 96 (1.63%) Sitecore
5 68 (1.15%) Google
6 60 (1.02%) IBM
7 58 (0.98%) Splunk
8 53 (0.90%) MuleSoft
9 52 (0.88%) hybris
10 51 (0.86%) Atlassian
11 49 (0.83%) New Relic
12 48 (0.81%) WSO2
13 43 (0.73%) ATG
13 43 (0.73%) Red Hat
14 40 (0.68%) Solace
15 37 (0.63%) Adobe
16 35 (0.59%) Perforce
17 33 (0.56%) HP
17 33 (0.56%) Xamarin
17 33 (0.56%) Zend
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