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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 30 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 2757 2234 1860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.84% 4.76% 4.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.18% 6.12% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2173 1712 1324
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £26.90 £25.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.25 £38.10 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+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
38390 36509 34149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.35% 77.80% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 23681 21098
Average daily rate £428 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1105 979 1068
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 1736 £493 +9.44% 700
South East -1 274 £390 +0.64% 171
North West -3 187 £400 +14.28% 105
Yorkshire +18 173 £388 +3.33% 83
South West +27 134 £375 -1.31% 92
East of England +11 96 £481 +20.31% 49
West Midlands +42 76 £388 +10.71% 58
North East +8 40 £435 +45.00% 10
East Midlands -8 38 £425 +13.33% 25
Midlands 0 3 £400 -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4643 (79.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2419 (41.61%) JavaScript
3 2417 (41.57%) Java
4 2392 (41.14%) BDD
5 2054 (35.33%) HTML
6 1954 (33.61%) Scrum
7 1625 (27.95%) CSS
8 1527 (26.26%) C#
9 1403 (24.13%) .NET
10 1375 (23.65%) Continuous Integration
11 1314 (22.60%) AngularJS
12 1196 (20.57%) MVC
13 1187 (20.42%) HTML5
14 1132 (19.47%) Web Services
15 1115 (19.18%) SQL
15 1115 (19.18%) Git (software)
16 987 (16.98%) Spring
17 906 (15.58%) REST
18 902 (15.51%) OO
19 858 (14.76%) SQL Server
20 810 (13.93%) RESTful
21 789 (13.57%) Pair Programming
22 784 (13.48%) jQuery
23 774 (13.31%) ASP.NET
24 762 (13.11%) CSS3
25 742 (12.76%) Node.js
26 740 (12.73%) NoSQL
27 706 (12.14%) Linux
28 692 (11.90%) Finance
29 659 (11.33%) MongoDB

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 742 (12.76%) Node.js
2 281 (4.83%) Tomcat
3 242 (4.16%) Apache
4 176 (3.03%) JBoss
5 155 (2.67%) CMS
6 131 (2.25%) Confluence
7 129 (2.22%) Jetty
8 109 (1.87%) Apache Spark
9 103 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
10 76 (1.31%) WebSphere
11 75 (1.29%) Apache Solr
12 63 (1.08%) IIS
13 62 (1.07%) SharePoint
14 57 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
15 45 (0.77%) Umbraco
15 45 (0.77%) WebLogic
16 39 (0.67%) Mule
16 39 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
17 31 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 31 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 121 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 22 (0.38%) MS Office
3 18 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.052%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.034%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.034%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 55 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
2 41 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (0.50%) Magento
4 24 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.24%) BigMachines
5 14 (0.24%) Eloqua
6 11 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.15%) RMDS
8 7 (0.12%) ION MarketView
9 6 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
10 5 (0.086%) Endur
11 3 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.034%) Oracle 11i
12 2 (0.034%) Oracle Applications
13 1 (0.017%) Adaptiv
13 1 (0.017%) FastStats
13 1 (0.017%) Global One
13 1 (0.017%) Oracle EBS
13 1 (0.017%) Summit
13 1 (0.017%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 471 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
2 234 (4.02%) GitHub
3 193 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 58 (1.00%) SaaS
5 55 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
6 51 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
7 47 (0.81%) Heroku
8 37 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 28 (0.48%) Amazon S3
9 28 (0.48%) PaaS
10 24 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
11 20 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 17 (0.29%) Google Analytics
12 17 (0.29%) IaaS
13 10 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.14%) Office 365
15 7 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
15 7 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
15 7 (0.12%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 314 (5.40%) HTTP
2 146 (2.51%) Internet
3 78 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 28 (0.48%) DVB
5 21 (0.36%) Firewall
6 18 (0.31%) Intranet
6 18 (0.31%) SSL
7 15 (0.26%) Bluetooth
7 15 (0.26%) HTTPS
8 10 (0.17%) VPN
9 9 (0.15%) DNS
9 9 (0.15%) LDAP
9 9 (0.15%) SNMP
10 8 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (0.12%) FTP
11 7 (0.12%) Skype
11 7 (0.12%) SMTP
12 6 (0.10%) DSL
12 6 (0.10%) SNA
13 5 (0.086%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 858 (14.76%) SQL Server
2 740 (12.73%) NoSQL
3 659 (11.33%) MongoDB
4 433 (7.45%) MySQL
5 377 (6.48%) Apache Cassandra
6 283 (4.87%) Relational Database
7 231 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
8 186 (3.20%) Big Data
9 181 (3.11%) Hadoop
10 143 (2.46%) Redis
11 139 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 104 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 91 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 86 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 71 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 70 (1.20%) HBase
17 68 (1.17%) Oracle Database
18 66 (1.14%) RDBMS
19 64 (1.10%) Neo4j
20 57 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1115 (19.18%) Git (software)
2 645 (11.09%) Jenkins
3 499 (8.58%) Cucumber
4 455 (7.83%) Maven
5 442 (7.60%) Subversion
6 425 (7.31%) Selenium
7 385 (6.62%) JIRA
8 343 (5.90%) JUnit
9 279 (4.80%) Mockito
10 253 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 215 (3.70%) Jasmine
12 196 (3.37%) Visual Studio
13 174 (2.99%) NUnit
14 173 (2.98%) Gradle
15 168 (2.89%) TeamCity
16 151 (2.60%) SpecFlow
17 150 (2.58%) Grunt
17 150 (2.58%) WebDriver
18 113 (1.94%) Protractor
19 109 (1.87%) gulp
General
1 692 (11.90%) Finance
2 436 (7.50%) Banking
3 177 (3.04%) Front Office
4 168 (2.89%) Investment Banking
5 142 (2.44%) Retail
6 121 (2.08%) Games
7 101 (1.74%) Publishing
8 95 (1.63%) Marketing
9 82 (1.41%) Telecoms
10 35 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 28 (0.48%) Back Office
12 26 (0.45%) Electronics
13 24 (0.41%) Advertising
13 24 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 24 (0.41%) Law
14 18 (0.31%) Legal
15 12 (0.21%) Automotive
16 7 (0.12%) International Banking
17 5 (0.086%) Interactive Media
17 5 (0.086%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4513 (77.62%) Developer
2 1503 (25.85%) Java Developer
3 727 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 722 (12.42%) Senior Developer
5 684 (11.76%) Agile Developer
6 671 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
7 658 (11.32%) C# Developer
8 427 (7.34%) Agile Java Developer
9 421 (7.24%) C# .NET Developer
10 349 (6.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 338 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
12 334 (5.74%) Angular Developer
13 285 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 258 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
15 256 (4.40%) Analyst
16 236 (4.06%) HTML Developer
17 227 (3.90%) Architect
18 205 (3.53%) Scala Developer
19 191 (3.29%) Node.js Developer
20 189 (3.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2054 (35.33%) HTML
2 1625 (27.95%) CSS
3 1403 (24.13%) .NET
4 1314 (22.60%) AngularJS
5 1187 (20.42%) HTML5
6 1132 (19.47%) Web Services
7 987 (16.98%) Spring
8 906 (15.58%) REST
9 810 (13.93%) RESTful
10 784 (13.48%) jQuery
11 774 (13.31%) ASP.NET
12 762 (13.11%) CSS3
13 548 (9.43%) XML
14 539 (9.27%) ASP.NET MVC
15 494 (8.50%) JSON
16 431 (7.41%) Hibernate
17 428 (7.36%) .NET Framework
18 414 (7.12%) WCF
19 406 (6.98%) SOAP
20 339 (5.83%) React
Miscellaneous
1 336 (5.78%) User Experience
2 231 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 166 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 165 (2.84%) Mobile App
5 107 (1.84%) Derivative
5 107 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
6 83 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 78 (1.34%) iPad
8 69 (1.19%) N-Tier
9 59 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
10 57 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
11 56 (0.96%) STB
12 55 (0.95%) Fintech
13 54 (0.93%) Fixed Income
14 49 (0.84%) Data Structures
15 47 (0.81%) Algorithms
16 44 (0.76%) Client/Server
17 42 (0.72%) iPhone
18 38 (0.65%) Blog
19 37 (0.64%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 706 (12.14%) Linux
2 345 (5.93%) Unix
3 254 (4.37%) Windows
4 230 (3.96%) Apple iOS
5 201 (3.46%) Android
6 108 (1.86%) Mac OS X
7 63 (1.08%) CentOS
8 49 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 39 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (0.53%) Windows Server
11 24 (0.41%) Mac OS
12 21 (0.36%) Windows 8
13 19 (0.33%) Windows 7
14 16 (0.28%) AIX
14 16 (0.28%) Windows Phone
15 13 (0.22%) Solaris
15 13 (0.22%) Windows Vista
15 13 (0.22%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
17 7 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4643 (79.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2392 (41.14%) BDD
3 1954 (33.61%) Scrum
4 1375 (23.65%) Continuous Integration
5 1196 (20.57%) MVC
6 902 (15.51%) OO
7 789 (13.57%) Pair Programming
8 652 (11.21%) Kanban
9 604 (10.39%) Software Engineering
10 561 (9.65%) E-Commerce
11 496 (8.53%) Unit Testing
12 464 (7.98%) Open Source
13 450 (7.74%) Front End Development
14 409 (7.03%) SOA
15 392 (6.74%) Continuous Delivery
16 384 (6.60%) DevOps
17 371 (6.38%) SDLC
18 364 (6.26%) Multithreading
19 331 (5.69%) Automated Testing
20 324 (5.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2419 (41.61%) JavaScript
2 2417 (41.57%) Java
3 1527 (26.26%) C#
4 1115 (19.18%) SQL
5 574 (9.87%) Python
6 529 (9.10%) Ruby
7 474 (8.15%) Scala
8 345 (5.93%) PHP
9 275 (4.73%) C++
10 212 (3.65%) Groovy
11 149 (2.56%) T-SQL
12 140 (2.41%) Objective-C
13 132 (2.27%) C
14 106 (1.82%) Perl
15 89 (1.53%) ES6
16 82 (1.41%) PowerShell
17 81 (1.39%) PL/SQL
18 70 (1.20%) Bash Shell
19 69 (1.19%) Apple Swift
20 55 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 282 (4.85%) Degree
2 234 (4.02%) Security Cleared
3 115 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 76 (1.31%) ISEB
5 65 (1.12%) ISTQB
6 59 (1.01%) DV Cleared
7 34 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
8 31 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 26 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.12%) MCPD
11 6 (0.10%) OCPJP
11 6 (0.10%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.086%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.086%) MCITP
12 5 (0.086%) MCSD
12 5 (0.086%) PMP
12 5 (0.086%) Sun Certification
13 4 (0.069%) OCPJWCD
14 3 (0.052%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.052%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 343 (5.90%) QA
2 43 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 18 (0.31%) SDET
4 9 (0.15%) SLA
5 8 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.14%) MiFID
5 8 (0.14%) WCAG
6 5 (0.086%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.086%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.069%) EMIR
8 3 (0.052%) Basel III
8 3 (0.052%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.034%) HL7
10 1 (0.017%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.017%) FATCA
10 1 (0.017%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.017%) WAI
System Software
1 242 (4.16%) Docker
2 30 (0.52%) Apache Flume
3 24 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.34%) HDFS
5 16 (0.28%) Varnish
6 15 (0.26%) vSphere
7 13 (0.22%) Active Directory
8 9 (0.15%) vCloud
9 7 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.086%) BitLocker
10 5 (0.086%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.069%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.034%) Firmware
12 2 (0.034%) Platform Symphony
13 1 (0.017%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.017%) iptables
13 1 (0.017%) KVM
13 1 (0.017%) LXC
13 1 (0.017%) Samba
13 1 (0.017%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 169 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
2 138 (2.37%) Puppet
3 44 (0.76%) Ansible
4 42 (0.72%) Graphite
5 28 (0.48%) Mesos
6 26 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 25 (0.43%) Capistrano
8 23 (0.40%) Kubernetes
9 18 (0.31%) Oozie
10 17 (0.29%) yum
11 16 (0.28%) logstash
12 14 (0.24%) Salt
13 11 (0.19%) ZABBIX
14 10 (0.17%) Ambari
15 9 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 9 (0.15%) Kibana
15 9 (0.15%) MOM
15 9 (0.15%) Rundeck
16 7 (0.12%) Nagios
17 6 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 493 (8.48%) Microsoft
2 431 (7.41%) Oracle
3 75 (1.29%) Google
4 58 (1.00%) Red Hat
5 55 (0.95%) Sitecore
6 54 (0.93%) Apple
7 51 (0.88%) IBM
8 50 (0.86%) Sybase
9 47 (0.81%) Adobe
10 46 (0.79%) Atlassian
11 42 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
12 40 (0.69%) VMware
12 40 (0.69%) Zend
13 38 (0.65%) SOASTA, Inc
14 35 (0.60%) SAP
14 35 (0.60%) Twitter
15 34 (0.58%) hybris
16 29 (0.50%) ATG
16 29 (0.50%) HP
17 22 (0.38%) Endeca
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £449 - £501 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Intapeople
Rate: £420 - £460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: From £350 to £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £340 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Excellent depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £650 - £675 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago