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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 30 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing TDD 2994 2388 2268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.10% 4.86% 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.43% 6.12% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 1805 1738
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £38.75 £41.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
40315 38993 38117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.10% 79.28% 78.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26990 25067 24411
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 894 1117 1167
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -0.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +7 1836 £493 +9.44% 646
South East +38 323 £400 - 173
Yorkshire +16 290 £450 +12.50% 71
North West +8 205 £413 +10.00% 88
East of England -1 97 £400 - 55
West Midlands -9 88 £425 +21.42% 38
South West -10 74 £380 -5.00% 62
North East -41 58 £444 +12.34% 6
East Midlands -28 20 £400 - 23
Midlands -7 2 £375 -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 4615 (80.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2724 (47.38%) Java
3 2266 (39.42%) JavaScript
4 2259 (39.29%) BDD
5 1996 (34.72%) Scrum
6 1867 (32.48%) HTML
7 1479 (25.73%) CSS
8 1360 (23.66%) Continuous Integration
9 1306 (22.72%) C#
10 1239 (21.55%) .NET
11 1186 (20.63%) AngularJS
12 1124 (19.55%) HTML5
13 1115 (19.39%) Spring
14 1055 (18.35%) Web Services
15 1048 (18.23%) MVC
16 1036 (18.02%) SQL
17 1029 (17.90%) Git (software)
18 921 (16.02%) REST
19 892 (15.52%) Pair Programming
20 853 (14.84%) OO
21 823 (14.32%) Finance
22 752 (13.08%) RESTful
23 745 (12.96%) NoSQL
24 721 (12.54%) Software Engineering
25 719 (12.51%) Node.js
26 714 (12.42%) SQL Server
27 708 (12.32%) CSS3
28 676 (11.76%) jQuery
29 673 (11.71%) Jenkins
30 672 (11.69%) Linux

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
1 719 (12.51%) Node.js
2 235 (4.09%) Tomcat
3 175 (3.04%) Apache
4 146 (2.54%) CMS
5 131 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
6 128 (2.23%) Confluence
7 123 (2.14%) Apache Spark
8 104 (1.81%) JBoss
9 94 (1.64%) Jetty
10 69 (1.20%) WebSphere
11 57 (0.99%) IIS
12 55 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
13 53 (0.92%) Mule
14 51 (0.89%) OpenStack
15 49 (0.85%) WebLogic
16 48 (0.83%) Apache Solr
17 47 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
18 35 (0.61%) nginx
19 31 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
20 30 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 131 (2.28%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.28%) Photoshop
3 15 (0.26%) MS Office
4 12 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.052%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.052%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.017%) GIMP
7 1 (0.017%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.017%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 79 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
2 44 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 29 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 22 (0.38%) Magento
5 8 (0.14%) Endur
6 7 (0.12%) ION MarketView
6 7 (0.12%) RMDS
7 6 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
8 5 (0.087%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.052%) BigMachines
9 3 (0.052%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.052%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.052%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.035%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.035%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.035%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 2 (0.035%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 2 (0.035%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 2 (0.035%) Unica
11 1 (0.017%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 484 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 262 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 234 (4.07%) GitHub
4 76 (1.32%) PaaS
5 71 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
6 64 (1.11%) Heroku
7 49 (0.85%) SaaS
8 43 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
9 39 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
10 35 (0.61%) Amazon S3
11 33 (0.57%) Google Analytics
12 26 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
12 26 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
13 23 (0.40%) IaaS
14 20 (0.35%) Google Play
15 18 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
16 12 (0.21%) Google App Engine
17 11 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 11 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
17 11 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 278 (4.84%) HTTP
2 131 (2.28%) Internet
3 57 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 40 (0.70%) DVB
5 29 (0.50%) Network Security
6 19 (0.33%) AMQP
6 19 (0.33%) HTTPS
7 16 (0.28%) SNMP
7 16 (0.28%) SSL
8 15 (0.26%) Intranet
9 13 (0.23%) DMZ
9 13 (0.23%) DNS
10 11 (0.19%) VPN
11 10 (0.17%) Bluetooth
12 5 (0.087%) Firewall
12 5 (0.087%) SNA
13 4 (0.070%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.070%) LDAP
14 3 (0.052%) FTP
14 3 (0.052%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 745 (12.96%) NoSQL
2 714 (12.42%) SQL Server
3 603 (10.49%) MongoDB
4 400 (6.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 393 (6.84%) MySQL
6 302 (5.25%) Relational Database
7 194 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
8 193 (3.36%) Big Data
9 187 (3.25%) Hadoop
10 141 (2.45%) Redis
11 90 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 74 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 70 (1.22%) Neo4j
14 69 (1.20%) RDBMS
15 68 (1.18%) Oracle Database
16 66 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
17 63 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 55 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 44 (0.77%) Apache Hive
19 44 (0.77%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1029 (17.90%) Git (software)
2 673 (11.71%) Jenkins
3 492 (8.56%) Maven
4 477 (8.30%) Cucumber
5 430 (7.48%) JIRA
6 403 (7.01%) Selenium
7 396 (6.89%) JUnit
8 333 (5.79%) Subversion
9 262 (4.56%) Mockito
10 234 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
11 195 (3.39%) Jasmine
12 192 (3.34%) Gradle
13 173 (3.01%) Grunt
14 147 (2.56%) NUnit
15 138 (2.40%) gulp
16 137 (2.38%) TeamCity
16 137 (2.38%) WebDriver
17 128 (2.23%) SpecFlow
18 127 (2.21%) Visual Studio
19 104 (1.81%) Mocha
General
1 823 (14.32%) Finance
2 471 (8.19%) Banking
3 196 (3.41%) Retail
4 166 (2.89%) Investment Banking
5 146 (2.54%) Front Office
6 123 (2.14%) Marketing
7 97 (1.69%) Games
8 96 (1.67%) Publishing
9 95 (1.65%) Telecoms
10 47 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 46 (0.80%) Electronics
12 38 (0.66%) Law
13 34 (0.59%) Back Office
14 31 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 25 (0.43%) Advertising
16 16 (0.28%) Legal
17 14 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.23%) Automotive
19 12 (0.21%) Retail Banking
20 10 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4433 (77.11%) Developer
2 1670 (29.05%) Java Developer
3 864 (15.03%) Senior Developer
4 726 (12.63%) Agile Developer
5 670 (11.65%) .NET Developer
6 618 (10.75%) JavaScript Developer
7 572 (9.95%) C# Developer
8 489 (8.51%) Agile Java Developer
9 438 (7.62%) Senior Java Developer
10 379 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
11 306 (5.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 293 (5.10%) Scala Developer
13 283 (4.92%) Angular Developer
14 277 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 205 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
16 195 (3.39%) HTML Developer
17 194 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
18 191 (3.32%) Software Engineer
19 187 (3.25%) Analyst
20 172 (2.99%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1867 (32.48%) HTML
2 1479 (25.73%) CSS
3 1239 (21.55%) .NET
4 1186 (20.63%) AngularJS
5 1124 (19.55%) HTML5
6 1115 (19.39%) Spring
7 1055 (18.35%) Web Services
8 921 (16.02%) REST
9 752 (13.08%) RESTful
10 708 (12.32%) CSS3
11 676 (11.76%) jQuery
12 584 (10.16%) ASP.NET
13 509 (8.85%) XML
14 468 (8.14%) Hibernate
15 441 (7.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 404 (7.03%) JSON
17 380 (6.61%) J2EE
17 380 (6.61%) React
18 361 (6.28%) SOAP
19 347 (6.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 312 (5.43%) User Experience
2 262 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
3 183 (3.18%) Mobile App
4 170 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 156 (2.71%) Computer Science
6 129 (2.24%) iPad
7 121 (2.10%) Derivative
8 111 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 68 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
10 66 (1.15%) Fixed Income
11 65 (1.13%) Fintech
12 57 (0.99%) STB
13 56 (0.97%) Digital Media
13 56 (0.97%) Social Media
14 55 (0.96%) iPhone
15 54 (0.94%) Algorithms
16 46 (0.80%) N-Tier
17 45 (0.78%) Data Structures
18 40 (0.70%) MPEG
19 35 (0.61%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 672 (11.69%) Linux
2 302 (5.25%) Unix
3 277 (4.82%) Windows
4 225 (3.91%) Apple iOS
5 181 (3.15%) Android
6 69 (1.20%) Mac OS X
7 47 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (0.78%) Windows Server
9 28 (0.49%) CentOS
10 24 (0.42%) Ubuntu
11 20 (0.35%) Mac OS
12 17 (0.30%) Windows Phone
13 9 (0.16%) Solaris
14 5 (0.087%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.087%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.070%) AIX
15 4 (0.070%) webOS
15 4 (0.070%) Windows Phone 7
15 4 (0.070%) Windows Phone 8
16 3 (0.052%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4615 (80.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2259 (39.29%) BDD
3 1996 (34.72%) Scrum
4 1360 (23.66%) Continuous Integration
5 1048 (18.23%) MVC
6 892 (15.52%) Pair Programming
7 853 (14.84%) OO
8 721 (12.54%) Software Engineering
9 615 (10.70%) E-Commerce
10 610 (10.61%) Kanban
11 510 (8.87%) Unit Testing
12 491 (8.54%) DevOps
13 489 (8.51%) Open Source
14 488 (8.49%) Web Development
15 481 (8.37%) Continuous Delivery
16 410 (7.13%) Front End Development
17 398 (6.92%) SDLC
18 390 (6.78%) Multithreading
19 386 (6.71%) SOA
20 334 (5.81%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2724 (47.38%) Java
2 2266 (39.42%) JavaScript
3 1306 (22.72%) C#
4 1036 (18.02%) SQL
5 554 (9.64%) Scala
6 500 (8.70%) Ruby
7 484 (8.42%) Python
8 319 (5.55%) PHP
9 272 (4.73%) C++
10 186 (3.24%) Groovy
11 160 (2.78%) C
12 152 (2.64%) T-SQL
13 113 (1.97%) Objective-C
14 106 (1.84%) PL/SQL
15 102 (1.77%) ES6
16 86 (1.50%) Bash Shell
17 78 (1.36%) Go
18 77 (1.34%) Clojure
19 73 (1.27%) Apple Swift
20 69 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 286 (4.97%) Degree
2 226 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 106 (1.84%) SC Cleared
4 64 (1.11%) ISEB
4 64 (1.11%) ISTQB
5 58 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 38 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
7 29 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (0.23%) MCPD
10 12 (0.21%) MCSD
11 8 (0.14%) BC Cleared
11 8 (0.14%) MCITP
12 7 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 6 (0.10%) CCEA
13 6 (0.10%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (0.10%) PhD
14 5 (0.087%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.087%) Sun Certification
15 3 (0.052%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 314 (5.46%) QA
2 42 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 26 (0.45%) SDET
4 12 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.16%) WCAG
6 6 (0.10%) ISO 14001
6 6 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.087%) MiFID
7 5 (0.087%) SLA
8 4 (0.070%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.052%) HL7
9 3 (0.052%) WAI
10 2 (0.035%) EMIR
10 2 (0.035%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.017%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.017%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.017%) FATCA
11 1 (0.017%) GPG13
11 1 (0.017%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 294 (5.11%) Docker
2 40 (0.70%) vSphere
3 25 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.38%) HDFS
5 17 (0.30%) Active Directory
6 16 (0.28%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.14%) Varnish
8 7 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.070%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.035%) GridGain
10 2 (0.035%) Platform Symphony
10 2 (0.035%) vCloud
10 2 (0.035%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.017%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.017%) Firmware
11 1 (0.017%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.017%) iptables
11 1 (0.017%) LXC
11 1 (0.017%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.017%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 168 (2.92%) Puppet
2 122 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (0.78%) Ansible
4 27 (0.47%) Graphite
5 24 (0.42%) Kibana
6 22 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
7 21 (0.37%) Kubernetes
8 16 (0.28%) yum
9 15 (0.26%) logstash
10 12 (0.21%) Mesos
11 9 (0.16%) Oozie
12 7 (0.12%) Nagios
13 6 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (0.087%) Capistrano
14 5 (0.087%) Terraform
15 4 (0.070%) Control-M
15 4 (0.070%) Grafana
15 4 (0.070%) MOM
15 4 (0.070%) Salt
15 4 (0.070%) StatsD
Vendors
1 465 (8.09%) Oracle
2 416 (7.24%) Microsoft
3 113 (1.97%) Google
4 83 (1.44%) Atlassian
5 75 (1.30%) Red Hat
6 63 (1.10%) IBM
7 60 (1.04%) Apple
8 56 (0.97%) Sitecore
9 54 (0.94%) Zend
10 53 (0.92%) Adobe
10 53 (0.92%) SAP
11 43 (0.75%) HP
12 34 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
13 33 (0.57%) ATG
13 33 (0.57%) VMware
14 30 (0.52%) TIBCO
15 28 (0.49%) Endeca
15 28 (0.49%) hybris
15 28 (0.49%) Sybase
16 27 (0.47%) DataSynapse
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