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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing TDD 3226 2904 2373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.48% 5.58% 4.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.77% 6.88% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2567 2248 1821
Median daily rate £452 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.73 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.74% +13.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £28.60 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
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
41492 42194 40271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.40% 81.13% 77.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27669 28069 25578
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 £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1048 1167 1122
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +4 1891 £488 +2.63% 620
South East -1 342 £438 +16.66% 129
North West +16 241 £423 +11.18% 114
Yorkshire +10 235 £450 +9.75% 54
South West +24 135 £375 -3.22% 59
East of England +6 126 £475 +15.50% 80
North East +3 104 £435 +17.17% 16
West Midlands +16 95 £425 +21.42% 44
East Midlands +16 59 £383 +5.51% 28
Midlands -7 2 £500 -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 4997 (80.12%) Agile Software Development
2 2810 (45.05%) Java
3 2684 (43.03%) BDD
4 2374 (38.06%) JavaScript
5 2167 (34.74%) Scrum
6 2022 (32.42%) HTML
7 1730 (27.74%) CSS
8 1588 (25.46%) Continuous Integration
9 1425 (22.85%) C#
10 1349 (21.63%) AngularJS
11 1308 (20.97%) .NET
12 1188 (19.05%) HTML5
13 1162 (18.63%) Git (software)
14 1083 (17.36%) MVC
15 1037 (16.63%) Spring
16 1032 (16.55%) SQL
17 1011 (16.21%) Web Services
18 944 (15.14%) REST
19 913 (14.64%) Node.js
20 866 (13.88%) Finance
21 855 (13.71%) Pair Programming
22 836 (13.40%) OO
23 820 (13.15%) Jenkins
24 807 (12.94%) Scala
25 792 (12.70%) Kanban
26 772 (12.38%) CSS3
27 770 (12.35%) RESTful
28 769 (12.33%) Software Engineering
29 757 (12.14%) E-Commerce
30 742 (11.90%) SQL Server

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 (4.22%) Elasticsearch
2 221 (3.54%) Tomcat
3 178 (2.85%) Apache Spark
4 177 (2.84%) Confluence
5 145 (2.32%) Apache
5 145 (2.32%) CMS
6 124 (1.99%) WebSphere
7 121 (1.94%) JBoss
8 84 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
8 84 (1.35%) WebLogic
9 81 (1.30%) IIS
10 76 (1.22%) Mule
11 59 (0.95%) nginx
12 51 (0.82%) Apache Solr
12 51 (0.82%) SharePoint
13 41 (0.66%) OpenStack
14 39 (0.63%) Jetty
15 35 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
16 34 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 33 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 141 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 23 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.18%) MS Office
4 8 (0.13%) PaintShop Pro
5 7 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.096%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.080%) MS Project
8 2 (0.032%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.016%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.016%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 48 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 37 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
4 24 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 23 (0.37%) Magento
6 12 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 11 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
8 10 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
9 8 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (0.096%) Oracle CRM
12 4 (0.064%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
12 4 (0.064%) Oracle Financials
12 4 (0.064%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 4 (0.064%) SDL Web 8
13 3 (0.048%) ION MarketView
14 2 (0.032%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 627 (10.05%) Amazon AWS
2 431 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 242 (3.88%) GitHub
4 127 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
5 84 (1.35%) PaaS
6 65 (1.04%) Amazon S3
7 55 (0.88%) SaaS
8 53 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
9 50 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
10 42 (0.67%) Heroku
11 35 (0.56%) IaaS
12 33 (0.53%) Google Play
13 30 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
14 29 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
15 28 (0.45%) OpenShift
16 25 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
17 21 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
18 20 (0.32%) TestFlight
19 16 (0.26%) CloudBees
20 13 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 224 (3.59%) HTTP
2 114 (1.83%) Internet
3 38 (0.61%) DVB
4 37 (0.59%) Network Security
5 33 (0.53%) MQTT
6 29 (0.46%) AMQP
7 28 (0.45%) RTSP
8 26 (0.42%) SSL
9 22 (0.35%) DNS
9 22 (0.35%) TCP/IP
10 19 (0.30%) SNMP
11 16 (0.26%) VPN
12 12 (0.19%) HTTPS
13 11 (0.18%) Kerberos
14 10 (0.16%) LDAP
15 9 (0.14%) FTP
16 7 (0.11%) Firewall
17 5 (0.080%) DMZ
17 5 (0.080%) Intranet
17 5 (0.080%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 742 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 642 (10.29%) NoSQL
3 627 (10.05%) MongoDB
4 432 (6.93%) MySQL
5 323 (5.18%) PostgreSQL
6 286 (4.59%) Hadoop
7 269 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 264 (4.23%) Relational Database
9 232 (3.72%) Big Data
10 123 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 113 (1.81%) Redis
12 85 (1.36%) Oracle Database
13 79 (1.27%) RDBMS
14 71 (1.14%) Apache Hive
15 66 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
16 62 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
17 61 (0.98%) HBase
18 56 (0.90%) DB2
19 53 (0.85%) Neo4j
20 47 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1162 (18.63%) Git (software)
2 820 (13.15%) Jenkins
3 623 (9.99%) Cucumber
4 519 (8.32%) Selenium
5 493 (7.90%) JIRA
6 480 (7.70%) JUnit
7 466 (7.47%) Maven
8 271 (4.35%) Subversion
9 251 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 242 (3.88%) WebDriver
11 231 (3.70%) TeamCity
12 223 (3.58%) Jasmine
13 215 (3.45%) Gradle
14 208 (3.33%) Grunt
15 199 (3.19%) Mockito
16 194 (3.11%) gulp
17 156 (2.50%) Visual Studio
18 144 (2.31%) SpecFlow
19 131 (2.10%) NUnit
20 128 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 866 (13.88%) Finance
2 438 (7.02%) Banking
3 237 (3.80%) Retail
4 156 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 129 (2.07%) Marketing
6 118 (1.89%) Front Office
7 117 (1.88%) Publishing
8 97 (1.56%) Games
9 86 (1.38%) Telecoms
10 76 (1.22%) Back Office
11 60 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 51 (0.82%) Electronics
12 51 (0.82%) Financial Institution
13 47 (0.75%) Advertising
14 23 (0.37%) Law
15 17 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 15 (0.24%) Automotive
17 14 (0.22%) Legal
18 8 (0.13%) General Ledger
18 8 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4669 (74.86%) Developer
2 1547 (24.80%) Java Developer
3 938 (15.04%) Senior Developer
4 693 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 665 (10.66%) Agile Developer
6 605 (9.70%) C# Developer
7 563 (9.03%) JavaScript Developer
8 426 (6.83%) Senior Java Developer
9 414 (6.64%) Agile Java Developer
10 394 (6.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 374 (6.00%) Scala Developer
12 341 (5.47%) C# .NET Developer
13 243 (3.90%) Angular Developer
13 243 (3.90%) Full Stack Developer
14 241 (3.86%) Software Engineer
15 232 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 207 (3.32%) Architect
17 201 (3.22%) HTML Developer
17 201 (3.22%) Node.js Developer
18 193 (3.09%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2022 (32.42%) HTML
2 1730 (27.74%) CSS
3 1349 (21.63%) AngularJS
4 1308 (20.97%) .NET
5 1188 (19.05%) HTML5
6 1037 (16.63%) Spring
7 1011 (16.21%) Web Services
8 944 (15.14%) REST
9 913 (14.64%) Node.js
10 772 (12.38%) CSS3
11 770 (12.35%) RESTful
12 699 (11.21%) jQuery
13 627 (10.05%) ASP.NET
14 574 (9.20%) JSON
15 570 (9.14%) XML
16 541 (8.67%) React
17 457 (7.33%) Hibernate
18 437 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC
19 382 (6.12%) SOAP
20 371 (5.95%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 423 (6.78%) User Experience
2 322 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 239 (3.83%) Mobile App
4 169 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
5 162 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 104 (1.67%) Derivative
7 101 (1.62%) iPad
8 81 (1.30%) Public Cloud
9 78 (1.25%) Algorithms
10 77 (1.23%) iPhone
11 75 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 74 (1.19%) Fintech
13 62 (0.99%) Fixed Income
14 59 (0.95%) Data Structures
15 55 (0.88%) Digital Media
16 53 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
16 53 (0.85%) Video on Demand
17 51 (0.82%) Blog
18 41 (0.66%) Mathematics
19 39 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 624 (10.00%) Linux
2 323 (5.18%) Apple iOS
3 315 (5.05%) Windows
4 266 (4.26%) Android
5 235 (3.77%) Unix
6 48 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (0.58%) Windows Server
8 23 (0.37%) Mac OS
9 17 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 16 (0.26%) Windows Phone
11 15 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.19%) CentOS
13 10 (0.16%) webOS
13 10 (0.16%) Windows Phone 7
14 7 (0.11%) VMS
15 6 (0.096%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.096%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.080%) Windows Phone 8
16 5 (0.080%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (0.064%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4997 (80.12%) Agile Software Development
2 2684 (43.03%) BDD
3 2167 (34.74%) Scrum
4 1588 (25.46%) Continuous Integration
5 1083 (17.36%) MVC
6 855 (13.71%) Pair Programming
7 836 (13.40%) OO
8 792 (12.70%) Kanban
9 769 (12.33%) Software Engineering
10 757 (12.14%) E-Commerce
11 664 (10.65%) DevOps
12 623 (9.99%) Open Source
13 595 (9.54%) Unit Testing
14 594 (9.52%) Microservices
15 577 (9.25%) Front End Development
16 567 (9.09%) Web Development
17 494 (7.92%) Continuous Delivery
18 413 (6.62%) SOA
19 398 (6.38%) Test Automation
20 366 (5.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2810 (45.05%) Java
2 2374 (38.06%) JavaScript
3 1425 (22.85%) C#
4 1032 (16.55%) SQL
5 807 (12.94%) Scala
6 571 (9.16%) Ruby
7 553 (8.87%) Python
8 289 (4.63%) PHP
9 242 (3.88%) C++
10 194 (3.11%) Objective-C
11 186 (2.98%) Groovy
12 166 (2.66%) C
13 153 (2.45%) Clojure
14 145 (2.32%) T-SQL
15 141 (2.26%) ES6
16 137 (2.20%) Apple Swift
17 105 (1.68%) PL/SQL
18 89 (1.43%) Perl
19 80 (1.28%) Go
20 75 (1.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 295 (4.73%) Security Cleared
2 280 (4.49%) Degree
3 150 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 58 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 57 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 57 (0.91%) ISEB
6 53 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 24 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (0.21%) BC Cleared
8 13 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (0.18%) MCPD
9 11 (0.18%) MCSD
10 8 (0.13%) DBS Check
10 8 (0.13%) MCAD
10 8 (0.13%) MCP
11 7 (0.11%) MCITP
12 5 (0.080%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.064%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 3 (0.048%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.048%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 432 (6.93%) QA
2 68 (1.09%) SDET
3 58 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 21 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.21%) WCAG
7 11 (0.18%) MiFID
8 9 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 9 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.13%) FATCA
10 5 (0.080%) WAI
11 3 (0.048%) SLA
12 2 (0.032%) MISRA
12 2 (0.032%) MISRA C
13 1 (0.016%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.016%) EMIR
13 1 (0.016%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.016%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.016%) ISO20022
13 1 (0.016%) SEPA
System Software
1 343 (5.50%) Docker
2 71 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
3 39 (0.63%) HDFS
4 30 (0.48%) vSphere
5 27 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (0.40%) Apache Flume
7 19 (0.30%) Active Directory
8 9 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.11%) LXC
10 6 (0.096%) Varnish
11 3 (0.048%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.032%) GridGain
12 2 (0.032%) vCloud
13 1 (0.016%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.016%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.016%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.016%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 226 (3.62%) Puppet
2 188 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
3 87 (1.39%) Ansible
4 34 (0.55%) Kibana
5 29 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
6 24 (0.38%) Kubernetes
7 23 (0.37%) yum
8 22 (0.35%) Nagios
9 15 (0.24%) logstash
10 14 (0.22%) Graphite
11 10 (0.16%) Grafana
11 10 (0.16%) Terraform
12 9 (0.14%) Consul
13 8 (0.13%) Oozie
14 7 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
14 7 (0.11%) SCOM
14 7 (0.11%) ZABBIX
15 6 (0.096%) StatsD
16 5 (0.080%) BladeLogic
16 5 (0.080%) Mesos
Vendors
1 477 (7.65%) Oracle
2 371 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 102 (1.64%) Google
4 97 (1.56%) IBM
5 68 (1.09%) SAP
6 67 (1.07%) Sitecore
7 65 (1.04%) Apple
7 65 (1.04%) Atlassian
8 57 (0.91%) Red Hat
9 52 (0.83%) hybris
10 46 (0.74%) New Relic
11 42 (0.67%) Zend
12 40 (0.64%) Adobe
13 38 (0.61%) MuleSoft
14 36 (0.58%) HP
15 34 (0.55%) VMware
16 32 (0.51%) ATG
16 32 (0.51%) EPiServer
16 32 (0.51%) WSO2
16 32 (0.51%) Xamarin
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £500 per day + £500 / Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 40 minutes ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Orpington, Kent
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day 3-6 months contract
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago