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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing TDD 2990 2898 2393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.99% 5.61% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.22% 7.01% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2401 2208 1844
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 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £28.80 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
- -32.77%
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
41433 41340 38406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 79.98% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27617 27390 24287
Median daily rate £448 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +4.34%
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 median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 1081 1104
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +5 1784 £475 +4.39% 646
South East -7 320 £425 +6.25% 157
Yorkshire +19 264 £425 +21.42% 54
North West +14 205 £425 +13.33% 93
South West -14 117 £375 -6.25% 47
East of England -1 107 £438 +6.38% 50
West Midlands -23 95 £425 +17.24% 35
North East -42 56 £413 +3.12% 16
East Midlands +5 49 £400 +8.84% 21
Midlands -14 2 £375 - 2
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 4847 (80.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2821 (46.73%) Java
3 2434 (40.32%) BDD
4 2365 (39.18%) JavaScript
5 2055 (34.04%) Scrum
6 1920 (31.80%) HTML
7 1582 (26.21%) CSS
8 1511 (25.03%) Continuous Integration
9 1363 (22.58%) C#
10 1275 (21.12%) .NET
11 1222 (20.24%) AngularJS
12 1131 (18.73%) HTML5
13 1117 (18.50%) Git (software)
14 1079 (17.87%) Spring
15 1059 (17.54%) MVC
16 1031 (17.08%) Web Services
17 1017 (16.85%) SQL
18 920 (15.24%) REST
19 876 (14.51%) Finance
20 871 (14.43%) Pair Programming
21 852 (14.11%) OO
22 758 (12.56%) Software Engineering
23 754 (12.49%) Node.js
24 742 (12.29%) Jenkins
25 740 (12.26%) RESTful
26 720 (11.93%) E-Commerce
27 713 (11.81%) SQL Server
28 712 (11.79%) CSS3
29 669 (11.08%) Scala
30 658 (10.90%) Kanban

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
1 211 (3.50%) Tomcat
2 193 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
3 152 (2.52%) Apache Spark
3 152 (2.52%) CMS
4 122 (2.02%) Confluence
5 120 (1.99%) Apache
6 107 (1.77%) JBoss
7 101 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 78 (1.29%) Mule
9 75 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
10 71 (1.18%) WebLogic
11 64 (1.06%) Jetty
12 61 (1.01%) IIS
13 51 (0.84%) OpenStack
14 47 (0.78%) nginx
15 45 (0.75%) SharePoint
16 42 (0.70%) Apache Solr
17 32 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 32 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
18 29 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 132 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 15 (0.25%) MS Office
4 13 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.083%) MS Project
8 4 (0.066%) PaintShop Pro
9 2 (0.033%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.017%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.017%) GIMP
10 1 (0.017%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 67 (1.11%) Payment Gateway
2 55 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 34 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.35%) Magento
5 18 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.099%) Oracle CRM
8 5 (0.083%) Endur
9 4 (0.066%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 4 (0.066%) ION MarketView
9 4 (0.066%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.066%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.066%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 4 (0.066%) RMDS
9 4 (0.066%) SDL Web 8
10 3 (0.050%) Eloqua
11 2 (0.033%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.033%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 2 (0.033%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 2 (0.033%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 551 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
2 355 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 238 (3.94%) GitHub
4 113 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
5 79 (1.31%) PaaS
6 50 (0.83%) SaaS
7 47 (0.78%) Heroku
8 46 (0.76%) Amazon S3
9 43 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 36 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
11 34 (0.56%) Google Play
12 33 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
13 28 (0.46%) Google Analytics
14 27 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
15 22 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
16 19 (0.31%) IaaS
17 14 (0.23%) Google App Engine
17 14 (0.23%) TestFlight
18 12 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
19 11 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 233 (3.86%) HTTP
2 122 (2.02%) Internet
3 38 (0.63%) Network Security
4 36 (0.60%) DVB
5 29 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 27 (0.45%) AMQP
7 21 (0.35%) DNS
7 21 (0.35%) SNMP
7 21 (0.35%) VPN
8 17 (0.28%) SSL
9 13 (0.22%) DMZ
9 13 (0.22%) HTTPS
10 8 (0.13%) Firewall
10 8 (0.13%) LDAP
11 7 (0.12%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.083%) Intranet
12 5 (0.083%) SAN
13 3 (0.050%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.050%) Wireless
14 2 (0.033%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 713 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 646 (10.70%) NoSQL
3 602 (9.97%) MongoDB
4 412 (6.82%) MySQL
5 309 (5.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 304 (5.04%) Relational Database
7 252 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
8 249 (4.12%) Hadoop
9 207 (3.43%) Big Data
10 122 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 119 (1.97%) Redis
12 76 (1.26%) Oracle Database
13 75 (1.24%) RDBMS
14 72 (1.19%) Neo4j
15 58 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
16 55 (0.91%) Apache Hive
16 55 (0.91%) DB2
17 52 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
18 48 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 46 (0.76%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1117 (18.50%) Git (software)
2 742 (12.29%) Jenkins
3 508 (8.41%) Cucumber
4 480 (7.95%) Maven
5 452 (7.49%) JUnit
6 439 (7.27%) JIRA
7 407 (6.74%) Selenium
8 283 (4.69%) Subversion
9 244 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 236 (3.91%) Mockito
11 207 (3.43%) TeamCity
12 191 (3.16%) Gradle
12 191 (3.16%) Grunt
13 187 (3.10%) Jasmine
14 181 (3.00%) WebDriver
15 169 (2.80%) gulp
16 143 (2.37%) Visual Studio
17 136 (2.25%) SpecFlow
18 130 (2.15%) NUnit
19 121 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 876 (14.51%) Finance
2 474 (7.85%) Banking
3 217 (3.59%) Retail
4 173 (2.87%) Investment Banking
5 127 (2.10%) Marketing
6 125 (2.07%) Front Office
7 107 (1.77%) Publishing
8 102 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 90 (1.49%) Games
10 62 (1.03%) Back Office
11 59 (0.98%) Electronics
11 59 (0.98%) Manufacturing
12 42 (0.70%) Law
13 40 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 24 (0.40%) Advertising
15 16 (0.27%) Legal
16 15 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (0.20%) Automotive
17 12 (0.20%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4569 (75.68%) Developer
2 1633 (27.05%) Java Developer
3 937 (15.52%) Senior Developer
4 737 (12.21%) Agile Developer
5 679 (11.25%) .NET Developer
6 589 (9.76%) C# Developer
7 586 (9.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 472 (7.82%) Agile Java Developer
9 438 (7.26%) Senior Java Developer
10 348 (5.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 347 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
12 319 (5.28%) Scala Developer
13 258 (4.27%) Angular Developer
14 246 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 221 (3.66%) Software Engineer
16 215 (3.56%) Full Stack Developer
17 193 (3.20%) HTML Developer
18 181 (3.00%) Analyst
18 181 (3.00%) Node.js Developer
19 174 (2.88%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1920 (31.80%) HTML
2 1582 (26.21%) CSS
3 1275 (21.12%) .NET
4 1222 (20.24%) AngularJS
5 1131 (18.73%) HTML5
6 1079 (17.87%) Spring
7 1031 (17.08%) Web Services
8 920 (15.24%) REST
9 754 (12.49%) Node.js
10 740 (12.26%) RESTful
11 712 (11.79%) CSS3
12 656 (10.87%) jQuery
13 577 (9.56%) ASP.NET
14 501 (8.30%) XML
15 492 (8.15%) Hibernate
16 434 (7.19%) React
17 420 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC
17 420 (6.96%) JSON
18 409 (6.77%) J2EE
19 364 (6.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 383 (6.34%) User Experience
2 295 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
3 243 (4.03%) Mobile App
4 188 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
5 145 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 128 (2.12%) Derivative
7 127 (2.10%) iPad
8 92 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 70 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
10 69 (1.14%) Fixed Income
11 66 (1.09%) Algorithms
11 66 (1.09%) iPhone
12 65 (1.08%) Digital Media
12 65 (1.08%) Fintech
13 45 (0.75%) N-Tier
13 45 (0.75%) Social Media
14 42 (0.70%) Data Structures
15 40 (0.66%) Blog
15 40 (0.66%) Public Cloud
16 38 (0.63%) STB
Operating Systems
1 642 (10.63%) Linux
2 296 (4.90%) Apple iOS
3 290 (4.80%) Windows
4 284 (4.70%) Unix
5 240 (3.98%) Android
6 53 (0.88%) Mac OS X
7 44 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (0.68%) Windows Server
9 25 (0.41%) Mac OS
9 25 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 19 (0.31%) CentOS
11 18 (0.30%) Windows Phone
12 10 (0.17%) webOS
12 10 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
13 8 (0.13%) Solaris
14 7 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.099%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.083%) VMS
16 5 (0.083%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (0.066%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4847 (80.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2434 (40.32%) BDD
3 2055 (34.04%) Scrum
4 1511 (25.03%) Continuous Integration
5 1059 (17.54%) MVC
6 871 (14.43%) Pair Programming
7 852 (14.11%) OO
8 758 (12.56%) Software Engineering
9 720 (11.93%) E-Commerce
10 658 (10.90%) Kanban
11 608 (10.07%) DevOps
12 577 (9.56%) Open Source
13 528 (8.75%) Web Development
14 512 (8.48%) Unit Testing
15 502 (8.32%) Front End Development
16 493 (8.17%) Continuous Delivery
17 431 (7.14%) Microservices
18 391 (6.48%) SOA
19 339 (5.62%) SDLC
20 328 (5.43%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2821 (46.73%) Java
2 2365 (39.18%) JavaScript
3 1363 (22.58%) C#
4 1017 (16.85%) SQL
5 669 (11.08%) Scala
6 564 (9.34%) Ruby
7 477 (7.90%) Python
8 285 (4.72%) PHP
9 252 (4.17%) C++
10 207 (3.43%) Groovy
11 156 (2.58%) Objective-C
12 148 (2.45%) C
13 136 (2.25%) T-SQL
14 132 (2.19%) ES6
15 123 (2.04%) PL/SQL
16 115 (1.90%) Clojure
17 105 (1.74%) Apple Swift
18 93 (1.54%) Go
19 89 (1.47%) Bash Shell
20 71 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 283 (4.69%) Degree
2 240 (3.98%) Security Cleared
3 110 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 67 (1.11%) ISEB
5 64 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 50 (0.83%) DV Cleared
7 48 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
8 24 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (0.20%) MCPD
10 12 (0.20%) MCSD
11 10 (0.17%) MCITP
12 8 (0.13%) BC Cleared
12 8 (0.13%) CCEA
12 8 (0.13%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 7 (0.12%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.099%) DBS Check
14 6 (0.099%) PhD
15 5 (0.083%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 338 (5.60%) QA
2 48 (0.80%) SDET
3 47 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
4 16 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.18%) MiFID
6 5 (0.083%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.083%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.083%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.083%) WAI
7 4 (0.066%) SLA
7 4 (0.066%) WCAG
8 2 (0.033%) EMIR
8 2 (0.033%) FATCA
8 2 (0.033%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.017%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.017%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.017%) GPG13
9 1 (0.017%) HL7
9 1 (0.017%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 295 (4.89%) Docker
2 68 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
3 39 (0.65%) vSphere
4 27 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (0.40%) HDFS
6 23 (0.38%) Active Directory
7 14 (0.23%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.12%) LXC
8 7 (0.12%) Varnish
9 3 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.050%) vCloud
10 2 (0.033%) GridGain
11 1 (0.017%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.017%) Firmware
11 1 (0.017%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.017%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.017%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.017%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.017%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 207 (3.43%) Puppet
2 153 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (1.29%) Ansible
4 31 (0.51%) Kibana
5 24 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (0.31%) yum
7 18 (0.30%) Graphite
7 18 (0.30%) logstash
8 16 (0.27%) Kubernetes
9 11 (0.18%) Nagios
10 10 (0.17%) Consul
11 9 (0.15%) Oozie
11 9 (0.15%) Terraform
12 7 (0.12%) Mesos
13 6 (0.099%) Grafana
14 5 (0.083%) Capistrano
14 5 (0.083%) Hadoop YARN
15 4 (0.066%) StatsD
16 3 (0.050%) Control-M
16 3 (0.050%) Salt
Vendors
1 495 (8.20%) Oracle
2 370 (6.13%) Microsoft
3 135 (2.24%) Google
4 105 (1.74%) IBM
5 78 (1.29%) Atlassian
6 75 (1.24%) Red Hat
7 69 (1.14%) Apple
8 67 (1.11%) Sitecore
9 64 (1.06%) SAP
10 52 (0.86%) Adobe
11 48 (0.80%) Zend
12 43 (0.71%) HP
13 37 (0.61%) VMware
14 35 (0.58%) hybris
15 32 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
16 29 (0.48%) TIBCO
17 27 (0.45%) ATG
17 27 (0.45%) Facebook
18 24 (0.40%) MuleSoft
18 24 (0.40%) WSO2
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £525 per day + DOE
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £430 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 50 minutes ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday