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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 30 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing TDD 2962 2716 2390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.08% 5.35% 4.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.38% 6.72% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2384 2057 1841
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £38.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -26.47%
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
40127 40445 38431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.41% 79.69% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26982 26553 24574
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 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 916 1082 1132
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £50.00 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +6 1768 £475 +5.55% 541
South East +1 314 £425 +6.25% 154
Yorkshire +18 291 £425 +21.42% 68
North West +11 205 £400 +6.66% 91
West Midlands -14 100 £425 +21.42% 31
East of England -6 97 £400 - 51
South West -15 97 £375 -6.25% 43
North East -40 63 £431 +11.29% 20
East Midlands -6 36 £400 +6.66% 22
Midlands -17 2 £375 -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 4659 (79.83%) Agile Software Development
2 2755 (47.21%) Java
3 2319 (39.74%) JavaScript
4 2309 (39.56%) BDD
5 2020 (34.61%) Scrum
6 1873 (32.09%) HTML
7 1512 (25.91%) CSS
8 1471 (25.21%) Continuous Integration
9 1354 (23.20%) C#
10 1269 (21.74%) .NET
11 1168 (20.01%) AngularJS
12 1129 (19.35%) HTML5
13 1081 (18.52%) Spring
14 1057 (18.11%) Web Services
15 1053 (18.04%) MVC
15 1053 (18.04%) Git (software)
16 1052 (18.03%) SQL
17 902 (15.46%) Pair Programming
18 891 (15.27%) REST
19 845 (14.48%) Finance
20 820 (14.05%) OO
21 746 (12.78%) Software Engineering
22 738 (12.65%) RESTful
23 720 (12.34%) SQL Server
24 708 (12.13%) CSS3
24 708 (12.13%) Node.js
25 698 (11.96%) Jenkins
26 694 (11.89%) NoSQL
27 677 (11.60%) E-Commerce
28 668 (11.45%) jQuery

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
1 223 (3.82%) Tomcat
2 156 (2.67%) CMS
3 139 (2.38%) Apache
4 130 (2.23%) Apache Spark
5 129 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
6 123 (2.11%) Confluence
7 102 (1.75%) JBoss
8 95 (1.63%) WebSphere
9 82 (1.41%) Jetty
10 68 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
11 65 (1.11%) Mule
12 62 (1.06%) IIS
12 62 (1.06%) WebLogic
13 57 (0.98%) OpenStack
14 42 (0.72%) nginx
15 40 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
16 36 (0.62%) Apache Solr
17 35 (0.60%) SharePoint
18 32 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
19 30 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 139 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 18 (0.31%) MS Office
4 10 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.069%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.051%) MS Project
8 2 (0.034%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.034%) PaintShop Pro
9 1 (0.017%) GIMP
9 1 (0.017%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 72 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
2 45 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 30 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 24 (0.41%) Magento
5 8 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.12%) Endur
7 6 (0.10%) ION MarketView
7 6 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (0.10%) RMDS
8 4 (0.069%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.051%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.051%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 3 (0.051%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.051%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.051%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 2 (0.034%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.034%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 2 (0.034%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 2 (0.034%) Unica
11 1 (0.017%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 514 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
2 298 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 236 (4.04%) GitHub
4 90 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
5 79 (1.35%) PaaS
6 57 (0.98%) Heroku
7 47 (0.81%) SaaS
8 46 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 40 (0.69%) Amazon S3
10 34 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
11 32 (0.55%) Google Analytics
12 30 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
12 30 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
13 27 (0.46%) Google Play
14 23 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
15 18 (0.31%) IaaS
16 13 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
17 12 (0.21%) Google App Engine
18 11 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
19 10 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 250 (4.28%) HTTP
2 128 (2.19%) Internet
3 41 (0.70%) DVB
4 40 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 32 (0.55%) Network Security
6 23 (0.39%) AMQP
6 23 (0.39%) SNMP
7 17 (0.29%) HTTPS
8 16 (0.27%) DNS
9 13 (0.22%) DMZ
10 12 (0.21%) VPN
11 10 (0.17%) SSL
12 9 (0.15%) Intranet
13 7 (0.12%) Kerberos
14 6 (0.10%) Bluetooth
14 6 (0.10%) Firewall
15 4 (0.069%) SAN
16 3 (0.051%) FTP
16 3 (0.051%) LDAP
17 2 (0.034%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 720 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 694 (11.89%) NoSQL
3 585 (10.02%) MongoDB
4 396 (6.79%) MySQL
5 369 (6.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 293 (5.02%) Relational Database
7 208 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
8 194 (3.32%) Hadoop
9 190 (3.26%) Big Data
10 127 (2.18%) Redis
11 107 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 76 (1.30%) RDBMS
13 71 (1.22%) Oracle Database
14 68 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
15 67 (1.15%) Neo4j
16 61 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
17 54 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 49 (0.84%) DB2
19 45 (0.77%) Apache Hive
19 45 (0.77%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1053 (18.04%) Git (software)
2 698 (11.96%) Jenkins
3 486 (8.33%) Maven
4 477 (8.17%) Cucumber
5 435 (7.45%) JIRA
6 414 (7.09%) Selenium
7 413 (7.08%) JUnit
8 295 (5.05%) Subversion
9 244 (4.18%) Mockito
10 229 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 190 (3.26%) Gradle
12 186 (3.19%) Grunt
13 180 (3.08%) Jasmine
14 160 (2.74%) TeamCity
15 148 (2.54%) WebDriver
16 143 (2.45%) NUnit
17 139 (2.38%) gulp
18 134 (2.30%) SpecFlow
19 131 (2.24%) Visual Studio
20 104 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 845 (14.48%) Finance
2 456 (7.81%) Banking
3 204 (3.50%) Retail
4 169 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 144 (2.47%) Front Office
6 118 (2.02%) Marketing
7 100 (1.71%) Publishing
8 91 (1.56%) Games
8 91 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 51 (0.87%) Back Office
10 48 (0.82%) Electronics
11 47 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 41 (0.70%) Law
13 38 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 23 (0.39%) Advertising
15 16 (0.27%) Legal
15 16 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.24%) Automotive
17 13 (0.22%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4449 (76.23%) Developer
2 1654 (28.34%) Java Developer
3 872 (14.94%) Senior Developer
4 748 (12.82%) Agile Developer
5 687 (11.77%) .NET Developer
6 586 (10.04%) JavaScript Developer
7 582 (9.97%) C# Developer
8 486 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
9 421 (7.21%) Senior Java Developer
10 368 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
11 310 (5.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 286 (4.90%) Scala Developer
13 274 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 261 (4.47%) Angular Developer
15 208 (3.56%) Software Engineer
16 205 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
17 184 (3.15%) HTML Developer
18 183 (3.14%) ASP.NET Developer
19 180 (3.08%) Analyst
20 173 (2.96%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1873 (32.09%) HTML
2 1512 (25.91%) CSS
3 1269 (21.74%) .NET
4 1168 (20.01%) AngularJS
5 1129 (19.35%) HTML5
6 1081 (18.52%) Spring
7 1057 (18.11%) Web Services
8 891 (15.27%) REST
9 738 (12.65%) RESTful
10 708 (12.13%) CSS3
10 708 (12.13%) Node.js
11 668 (11.45%) jQuery
12 594 (10.18%) ASP.NET
13 521 (8.93%) XML
14 471 (8.07%) Hibernate
15 442 (7.57%) ASP.NET MVC
16 414 (7.09%) JSON
17 398 (6.82%) React
18 388 (6.65%) J2EE
19 346 (5.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 338 (5.79%) User Experience
2 266 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
3 207 (3.55%) Mobile App
4 176 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
5 145 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 136 (2.33%) Derivative
7 127 (2.18%) iPad
8 110 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 68 (1.17%) Fixed Income
9 68 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
10 59 (1.01%) Algorithms
11 57 (0.98%) Digital Media
11 57 (0.98%) Fintech
12 56 (0.96%) iPhone
13 50 (0.86%) STB
14 47 (0.81%) Social Media
15 45 (0.77%) N-Tier
16 42 (0.72%) Data Structures
17 39 (0.67%) MPEG
18 37 (0.63%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 642 (11.00%) Linux
2 286 (4.90%) Unix
3 271 (4.64%) Windows
4 250 (4.28%) Apple iOS
5 210 (3.60%) Android
6 53 (0.91%) Mac OS X
7 43 (0.74%) Windows Server
8 41 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 22 (0.38%) CentOS
10 22 (0.38%) Mac OS
11 18 (0.31%) Windows Phone
12 9 (0.15%) webOS
12 9 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
13 8 (0.14%) Solaris
14 6 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.069%) Debian
15 4 (0.069%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.069%) VMS
15 4 (0.069%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4659 (79.83%) Agile Software Development
2 2309 (39.56%) BDD
3 2020 (34.61%) Scrum
4 1471 (25.21%) Continuous Integration
5 1053 (18.04%) MVC
6 902 (15.46%) Pair Programming
7 820 (14.05%) OO
8 746 (12.78%) Software Engineering
9 677 (11.60%) E-Commerce
10 648 (11.10%) Kanban
11 525 (9.00%) DevOps
12 523 (8.96%) Open Source
13 503 (8.62%) Unit Testing
14 498 (8.53%) Continuous Delivery
15 496 (8.50%) Web Development
16 430 (7.37%) Front End Development
17 385 (6.60%) Microservices
18 382 (6.55%) SOA
19 369 (6.32%) SDLC
20 359 (6.15%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2755 (47.21%) Java
2 2319 (39.74%) JavaScript
3 1354 (23.20%) C#
4 1052 (18.03%) SQL
5 584 (10.01%) Scala
6 541 (9.27%) Ruby
7 454 (7.78%) Python
8 284 (4.87%) PHP
9 266 (4.56%) C++
10 197 (3.38%) Groovy
11 156 (2.67%) C
12 138 (2.36%) T-SQL
13 127 (2.18%) Objective-C
14 117 (2.00%) PL/SQL
15 107 (1.83%) ES6
16 97 (1.66%) Go
17 96 (1.64%) Clojure
18 93 (1.59%) Bash Shell
19 80 (1.37%) Apple Swift
20 58 (0.99%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 280 (4.80%) Degree
2 213 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 103 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 71 (1.22%) ISEB
5 67 (1.15%) ISTQB
6 54 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 36 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
8 27 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (0.19%) MCPD
10 11 (0.19%) MCSD
11 9 (0.15%) MCITP
12 8 (0.14%) BC Cleared
12 8 (0.14%) CCEA
12 8 (0.14%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 6 (0.10%) PhD
15 5 (0.086%) PMI Certification
16 3 (0.051%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.051%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (5.47%) QA
2 41 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 31 (0.53%) SDET
4 14 (0.24%) MiFID
5 13 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.12%) ISO 14001
6 7 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.10%) WCAG
8 4 (0.069%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.069%) SLA
9 3 (0.051%) WAI
10 2 (0.034%) EMIR
10 2 (0.034%) FATCA
10 2 (0.034%) HL7
10 2 (0.034%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.017%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.017%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.017%) GPG13
11 1 (0.017%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 287 (4.92%) Docker
2 50 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
3 45 (0.77%) vSphere
4 22 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (0.36%) HDFS
6 16 (0.27%) Active Directory
7 12 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 10 (0.17%) Varnish
9 4 (0.069%) LXC
10 3 (0.051%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.051%) vCloud
11 2 (0.034%) GridGain
11 2 (0.034%) Platform Symphony
12 1 (0.017%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.017%) Firmware
12 1 (0.017%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.017%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.017%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.017%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.017%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 180 (3.08%) Puppet
2 119 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (0.99%) Ansible
4 32 (0.55%) Kibana
5 25 (0.43%) Graphite
6 23 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 21 (0.36%) logstash
8 18 (0.31%) Kubernetes
9 15 (0.26%) yum
10 10 (0.17%) Consul
10 10 (0.17%) Nagios
11 9 (0.15%) Oozie
12 8 (0.14%) Mesos
13 6 (0.10%) Grafana
13 6 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
13 6 (0.10%) Terraform
14 5 (0.086%) Capistrano
14 5 (0.086%) Control-M
15 4 (0.069%) Salt
15 4 (0.069%) StatsD
Vendors
1 494 (8.46%) Oracle
2 399 (6.84%) Microsoft
3 121 (2.07%) Google
4 91 (1.56%) IBM
5 85 (1.46%) Atlassian
6 73 (1.25%) Red Hat
7 63 (1.08%) Apple
8 56 (0.96%) SAP
9 54 (0.93%) Sitecore
10 52 (0.89%) Adobe
11 51 (0.87%) Zend
12 43 (0.74%) HP
13 34 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
14 33 (0.57%) hybris
15 30 (0.51%) VMware
16 29 (0.50%) ATG
17 28 (0.48%) Facebook
17 28 (0.48%) Sybase
17 28 (0.48%) TIBCO
18 26 (0.45%) Twitter
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day +
Posted: 2 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £3400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ninesharp
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day +
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £470 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Data Idols
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £580 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £800 - £900 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago