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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 35 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing TDD 2446 2193 1872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.78% 4.56% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 6.18% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1880 1688 1365
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £30.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £41.00 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
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
38157 35471 37978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.55% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24108 22248 22476
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 974 1367
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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
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 29 August 2014. 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 +5 1643 £450 +5.88% 461
South East -1 289 £375 - 134
East of England -12 147 £400 - 52
North West +11 123 £350 +7.69% 98
Yorkshire -5 73 £350 +16.66% 58
South West -18 71 £350 +16.66% 48
West Midlands +2 46 £340 +3.03% 21
East Midlands -41 32 £363 +3.57% 17
North East -8 19 £325 -7.14% 11
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1913 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1817 (38.86%) Java
3 1762 (37.68%) BDD
4 1702 (36.40%) Scrum
5 1667 (35.65%) JavaScript
6 1571 (33.60%) HTML
7 1520 (32.51%) C#
8 1368 (29.26%) .NET
9 1275 (27.27%) CSS
10 1197 (25.60%) MVC
11 1085 (23.20%) Continuous Integration
12 1052 (22.50%) OO
13 964 (20.62%) SQL
14 908 (19.42%) Web Services
15 815 (17.43%) HTML5
16 778 (16.64%) jQuery
17 766 (16.38%) ASP.NET
18 753 (16.10%) SQL Server
19 697 (14.91%) Spring
20 679 (14.52%) XML
21 641 (13.71%) Git (software)
22 616 (13.17%) Finance
23 590 (12.62%) Linux
24 564 (12.06%) CSS3
25 559 (11.95%) Ruby
26 545 (11.66%) AngularJS
27 535 (11.44%) Cucumber
28 532 (11.38%) E-Commerce
29 510 (10.91%) RESTful
30 496 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 304 (6.50%) Node.js
2 243 (5.20%) CMS
3 158 (3.38%) Apache
4 145 (3.10%) Tomcat
5 81 (1.73%) WebLogic
6 67 (1.43%) IIS
7 62 (1.33%) Umbraco
8 61 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
9 58 (1.24%) SharePoint
10 57 (1.22%) Confluence
11 49 (1.05%) Adobe CQ
12 45 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
12 45 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
13 34 (0.73%) Apache Solr
14 31 (0.66%) WebSphere
15 23 (0.49%) K2 blackpearl
15 23 (0.49%) nginx
16 18 (0.38%) Drupal
17 16 (0.34%) Jetty
18 15 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 140 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 42 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 27 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 25 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.30%) MS Office
6 6 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.064%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.064%) MS Project
9 2 (0.043%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.021%) Mingle
10 1 (0.021%) FastStats
10 1 (0.021%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 40 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.28%) RMDS
4 12 (0.26%) Google Analytics
5 11 (0.24%) ION MarketView
5 11 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.19%) Magento
7 7 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.086%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.064%) IntelliMatch
10 2 (0.043%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.043%) Endur
10 2 (0.043%) CA Clarity
10 2 (0.043%) Misys Midas
10 2 (0.043%) ReMetrica
10 2 (0.043%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.021%) SiteCatalyst
11 1 (0.021%) Shopify
11 1 (0.021%) Summit
11 1 (0.021%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 114 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 45 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
5 37 (0.79%) GitHub
6 33 (0.71%) Amazon S3
7 31 (0.66%) SaaS
8 27 (0.58%) PaaS
9 15 (0.32%) Heroku
10 12 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (0.17%) Google App Engine
12 7 (0.15%) IaaS
13 6 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
15 3 (0.064%) Office 365
16 2 (0.043%) AWS Data Pipeline
17 1 (0.021%) OpenShift
17 1 (0.021%) Trello
17 1 (0.021%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 1 (0.021%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 172 (3.68%) HTTP
2 131 (2.80%) Internet
3 24 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.34%) LDAP
5 15 (0.32%) Intranet
6 12 (0.26%) SSL
6 12 (0.26%) DNS
6 12 (0.26%) VoIP
6 12 (0.26%) SSH
7 7 (0.15%) AMQP
7 7 (0.15%) Wireshark
7 7 (0.15%) DVB
8 6 (0.13%) SMTP
8 6 (0.13%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.11%) MVNO
9 5 (0.11%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.086%) LAN
10 4 (0.086%) WAN
10 4 (0.086%) ATM
10 4 (0.086%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 753 (16.10%) SQL Server
2 422 (9.02%) MySQL
3 336 (7.19%) NoSQL
4 300 (6.42%) MongoDB
5 221 (4.73%) Relational Database
6 155 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 132 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 121 (2.59%) Big Data
9 106 (2.27%) Oracle Database
10 88 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 86 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
12 79 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 77 (1.65%) RDBMS
14 75 (1.60%) Redis
15 71 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
16 70 (1.50%) Hadoop
17 67 (1.43%) CouchDB
18 44 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
19 42 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
19 42 (0.90%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 641 (13.71%) Git (software)
2 535 (11.44%) Cucumber
3 473 (10.12%) Subversion
3 473 (10.12%) Selenium
4 342 (7.31%) Jenkins
5 304 (6.50%) Maven
6 271 (5.80%) JUnit
7 241 (5.15%) Visual Studio
8 239 (5.11%) WebDriver
9 233 (4.98%) TeamCity
10 219 (4.68%) JIRA
11 213 (4.56%) NUnit
12 201 (4.30%) Jasmine
13 189 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
14 158 (3.38%) Hudson
15 144 (3.08%) SpecFlow
16 117 (2.50%) Mockito
17 114 (2.44%) Ant
18 100 (2.14%) Eclipse
19 97 (2.07%) JBehave
General
1 616 (13.17%) Finance
2 344 (7.36%) Banking
3 211 (4.51%) Investment Banking
4 189 (4.04%) Front Office
5 138 (2.95%) Retail
6 120 (2.57%) Games
7 109 (2.33%) Marketing
8 84 (1.80%) Back Office
9 80 (1.71%) Telecoms
10 55 (1.18%) Publishing
11 47 (1.01%) Advertising
12 45 (0.96%) Manufacturing
13 35 (0.75%) Electronics
14 26 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 22 (0.47%) Legal
16 11 (0.24%) Law
17 8 (0.17%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.086%) Local Government
19 3 (0.064%) German Language
19 3 (0.064%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3485 (74.53%) Developer
2 824 (17.62%) Java Developer
3 646 (13.82%) .NET Developer
4 485 (10.37%) C# Developer
5 455 (9.73%) Senior Developer
6 268 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 224 (4.79%) PHP Developer
8 221 (4.73%) Analyst
9 218 (4.66%) Front-End Developer
9 218 (4.66%) Web Developer
10 192 (4.11%) Tester
11 179 (3.83%) JavaScript Developer
12 151 (3.23%) Software Engineer
13 132 (2.82%) Python Developer
14 118 (2.52%) Senior Java Developer
15 116 (2.48%) Architect
16 109 (2.33%) Test Analyst
17 104 (2.22%) Software Developer
17 104 (2.22%) Lead Developer
18 102 (2.18%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1571 (33.60%) HTML
2 1368 (29.26%) .NET
3 1275 (27.27%) CSS
4 908 (19.42%) Web Services
5 815 (17.43%) HTML5
6 778 (16.64%) jQuery
7 766 (16.38%) ASP.NET
8 697 (14.91%) Spring
9 679 (14.52%) XML
10 564 (12.06%) CSS3
11 545 (11.66%) AngularJS
12 510 (10.91%) RESTful
13 496 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 425 (9.09%) REST
15 418 (8.94%) Ajax
16 415 (8.88%) JSON
17 400 (8.55%) WCF
18 398 (8.51%) .NET Framework
19 353 (7.55%) Hibernate
20 338 (7.23%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 391 (8.36%) Open Source
2 228 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 156 (3.34%) Computer Science
4 113 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 99 (2.12%) iPad
6 91 (1.95%) Digital Media
7 90 (1.92%) Social Media
8 85 (1.82%) Derivative
9 84 (1.80%) N-Tier
10 80 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
11 79 (1.69%) Fixed Income
12 71 (1.52%) iPhone
13 63 (1.35%) Credit Risk
14 56 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 51 (1.09%) Visualisation
16 42 (0.90%) Wiki
17 41 (0.88%) DTV
18 39 (0.83%) Equities
19 38 (0.81%) Online Games
20 35 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 590 (12.62%) Linux
2 261 (5.58%) UNIX
3 244 (5.22%) Windows
4 210 (4.49%) Android
5 205 (4.38%) Apple iOS
6 34 (0.73%) Mac OS X
7 29 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (0.62%) Solaris
8 22 (0.47%) CentOS
9 13 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 13 (0.28%) AIX
10 12 (0.26%) Mac OS
11 11 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.19%) Windows Phone
13 8 (0.17%) Windows NT
13 8 (0.17%) Fedora
14 7 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.13%) Debian
15 6 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1913 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1762 (37.68%) BDD
3 1702 (36.40%) Scrum
4 1197 (25.60%) MVC
5 1085 (23.20%) Continuous Integration
6 1052 (22.50%) OO
7 532 (11.38%) E-Commerce
8 447 (9.56%) Unit Testing
9 436 (9.32%) Software Engineering
10 421 (9.00%) Pair Programming
11 386 (8.25%) Kanban
12 375 (8.02%) Test Automation
13 339 (7.25%) SOA
14 319 (6.82%) Web Development
15 317 (6.78%) OOP
16 298 (6.37%) User Stories
17 268 (5.73%) Automated Testing
18 206 (4.41%) Multithreading
19 185 (3.96%) Responsive Web Design
20 162 (3.46%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1817 (38.86%) Java
2 1667 (35.65%) JavaScript
3 1520 (32.51%) C#
4 964 (20.62%) SQL
5 559 (11.95%) Ruby
6 434 (9.28%) PHP
7 390 (8.34%) Python
8 306 (6.54%) Scala
9 241 (5.15%) C++
10 173 (3.70%) Groovy
11 150 (3.21%) T-SQL
12 116 (2.48%) Objective-C
13 109 (2.33%) PL/SQL
14 92 (1.97%) PHP5
15 88 (1.88%) C
16 64 (1.37%) Shell Script
17 61 (1.30%) Perl
18 48 (1.03%) VB.NET
19 47 (1.01%) Clojure
20 44 (0.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 300 (6.42%) Degree
2 121 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 85 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 57 (1.22%) ISEB
5 24 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 14 (0.30%) MCITP
8 12 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.17%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.13%) MCSD
10 6 (0.13%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.086%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.086%) MCSE
11 4 (0.086%) MBA
12 3 (0.064%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.064%) MCP
13 2 (0.043%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.043%) MCAD
13 2 (0.043%) ISSAP
13 2 (0.043%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 435 (9.30%) QA
2 13 (0.28%) Basel III
3 6 (0.13%) SLA
4 3 (0.064%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.021%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.021%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (0.32%) Varnish
2 8 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.17%) VirtualBox
3 7 (0.15%) vCloud
4 6 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.13%) Docker
5 4 (0.086%) HDFS
6 3 (0.064%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.021%) RHEV
7 1 (0.021%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.021%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.021%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 84 (1.80%) Puppet
2 77 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 24 (0.51%) Salt
5 20 (0.43%) Vagrant
6 18 (0.38%) Capistrano
7 12 (0.26%) Ansible
8 9 (0.19%) SCCM
9 7 (0.15%) Nagios
10 6 (0.13%) YUM
10 6 (0.13%) Oozie
11 5 (0.11%) Control-M
12 4 (0.086%) logstash
13 3 (0.064%) OpenAM
13 3 (0.064%) WebInspect
14 2 (0.043%) Kibana
14 2 (0.043%) OpenIDM
14 2 (0.043%) HAProxy
15 1 (0.021%) CA LISA
15 1 (0.021%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 467 (9.99%) Oracle
2 394 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 153 (3.27%) Zend
4 151 (3.23%) JBoss
5 103 (2.20%) Google
6 80 (1.71%) Sybase
7 65 (1.39%) Twitter
8 62 (1.33%) Facebook
9 56 (1.20%) Sitecore
10 51 (1.09%) TIBCO
11 50 (1.07%) Adobe
12 42 (0.90%) ATG
13 41 (0.88%) Perforce
14 39 (0.83%) Endeca
15 35 (0.75%) Atlassian
15 35 (0.75%) EPiServer
16 33 (0.71%) SAP
17 31 (0.66%) Apple
18 30 (0.64%) hybris
19 27 (0.58%) Red Hat
Hounslow, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day for 6 Months, chance of extension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £340 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day £300 to £375
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day hybris eCommerce platform exposure and certi
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £420.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £275 - £340 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £295 per day (Rolling 3 Month Contract)
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £295 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
dsp
Posted: Yesterday