The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing TDD 1670 1481 1258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.77% 5.84% 5.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.75% 7.52% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1215 1006
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £59.00 £55.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
TDD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19090 19683 18273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.42% 77.68% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13866 13785 12467
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 233 314
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in London

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the London region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in London

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in London

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the London region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in London

TDD
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

TDD Hourly Rate Histogram in London

TDD
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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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
City of London +2 348 £450 -2.70% 127
Bromley - 9 £375 - 3
Canary Wharf +11 5 £575 -4.95%
Croydon -8 4 £444 +14.51%
Isleworth - 3 £378 - 3
Uxbridge -3 2 £395 +46.29% 1
Hounslow -4 2 £470 +4.44%
Westminster - 2 £610 -
Paddington +14 1 - -
Docklands, London +12 1 - -
Harrow -1 1 - - 1
Hammersmith -9 1 £426 +31.07% 1
Surbiton - 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £450 - 2
Twickenham - 1 £350 -
Upminster - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2728 (81.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1389 (41.60%) Java
3 1376 (41.21%) BDD
4 1234 (36.96%) Scrum
5 1196 (35.82%) JavaScript
6 1101 (32.97%) HTML
7 893 (26.74%) C#
8 861 (25.79%) CSS
9 835 (25.01%) Continuous Integration
10 824 (24.68%) .NET
11 796 (23.84%) OO
12 749 (22.43%) MVC
13 670 (20.07%) HTML5
14 640 (19.17%) Web Services
15 618 (18.51%) SQL
16 502 (15.03%) Finance
17 493 (14.76%) Git (software)
18 480 (14.38%) AngularJS
19 474 (14.20%) Spring
20 472 (14.14%) XML
21 471 (14.11%) jQuery
22 460 (13.78%) SQL Server
23 429 (12.85%) Linux
24 419 (12.55%) CSS3
25 418 (12.52%) ASP.NET
26 417 (12.49%) RESTful
27 413 (12.37%) Ruby
28 408 (12.22%) E-Commerce
29 381 (11.41%) Cucumber
30 373 (11.17%) Pair Programming

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 258 (7.73%) Node.js
2 190 (5.69%) CMS
3 149 (4.46%) Apache
4 102 (3.05%) JBoss
5 94 (2.82%) Tomcat
6 68 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
7 57 (1.71%) Confluence
8 56 (1.68%) WebLogic
9 53 (1.59%) IIS
10 43 (1.29%) Apache Solr
11 42 (1.26%) Adobe CQ
12 41 (1.23%) Umbraco
13 39 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
14 36 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
15 32 (0.96%) SharePoint
16 29 (0.87%) nginx
17 24 (0.72%) Apache Spark
18 23 (0.69%) WebSphere
19 20 (0.60%) Drupal
20 17 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 99 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.63%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (0.27%) MS Office
4 6 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.060%) MS Project
5 2 (0.060%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.030%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 16 (0.48%) RMDS
2 14 (0.42%) ION MarketView
3 10 (0.30%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.30%) IntelliMatch
4 9 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.24%) Magento
6 7 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.12%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.090%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
9 2 (0.060%) Endur
10 1 (0.030%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.030%) Summit
10 1 (0.030%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.030%) Misys Midas
10 1 (0.030%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 70 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (0.66%) GitHub
5 18 (0.54%) PaaS
6 13 (0.39%) SaaS
7 11 (0.33%) Joyent
8 10 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.18%) Heroku
11 4 (0.12%) Force.com
12 3 (0.090%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.090%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.060%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 2 (0.060%) IaaS
14 1 (0.030%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.030%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.030%) Trello
14 1 (0.030%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 119 (3.56%) HTTP
2 61 (1.83%) Internet
3 26 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.51%) Intranet
5 13 (0.39%) SNMP
6 11 (0.33%) SSL
7 10 (0.30%) MVNO
8 9 (0.27%) DNS
8 9 (0.27%) VoIP
9 7 (0.21%) AMQP
10 5 (0.15%) Wireshark
10 5 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (0.15%) SMTP
11 4 (0.12%) DAB
11 4 (0.12%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.090%) SSH
12 3 (0.090%) DVB
12 3 (0.090%) LDAP
13 2 (0.060%) Firewall
14 1 (0.030%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 460 (13.78%) SQL Server
2 284 (8.51%) MySQL
3 249 (7.46%) NoSQL
4 243 (7.28%) MongoDB
5 154 (4.61%) Relational Database
6 124 (3.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 106 (3.17%) Big Data
8 94 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 85 (2.55%) Hadoop
10 69 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
11 63 (1.89%) Redis
12 57 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 51 (1.53%) RDBMS
14 49 (1.47%) Oracle Database
15 43 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 39 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
17 34 (1.02%) CouchDB
18 31 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
19 28 (0.84%) RavenDB
19 28 (0.84%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 493 (14.76%) Git (software)
2 381 (11.41%) Cucumber
3 312 (9.34%) Subversion
4 306 (9.16%) Selenium
5 234 (7.01%) Maven
6 226 (6.77%) Jenkins
7 205 (6.14%) Jasmine
8 198 (5.93%) JIRA
9 190 (5.69%) NUnit
10 184 (5.51%) JUnit
11 158 (4.73%) TeamCity
12 151 (4.52%) WebDriver
13 137 (4.10%) SpecFlow
14 118 (3.53%) Visual Studio
15 115 (3.44%) Hudson
16 92 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
17 83 (2.49%) Ant
18 77 (2.31%) Rhino Mocks
19 76 (2.28%) Mockito
20 61 (1.83%) Eclipse
General
1 502 (15.03%) Finance
2 362 (10.84%) Banking
3 225 (6.74%) Investment Banking
4 190 (5.69%) Front Office
5 119 (3.56%) Retail
6 114 (3.41%) Games
7 60 (1.80%) Marketing
8 52 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 47 (1.41%) Publishing
10 38 (1.14%) Back Office
11 32 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 32 (0.96%) Advertising
12 20 (0.60%) Legal
13 14 (0.42%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.24%) Law
14 8 (0.24%) Electronics
14 8 (0.24%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.090%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.060%) Billing
16 2 (0.060%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2546 (76.25%) Developer
2 663 (19.86%) Java Developer
3 379 (11.35%) Senior Developer
4 335 (10.03%) .NET Developer
5 322 (9.64%) C# Developer
6 164 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
7 142 (4.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 140 (4.19%) PHP Developer
9 138 (4.13%) Python Developer
10 135 (4.04%) Web Developer
11 123 (3.68%) Analyst
12 122 (3.65%) Front-End Developer
13 114 (3.41%) Tester
14 102 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
15 92 (2.76%) Architect
16 88 (2.64%) Software Engineer
17 82 (2.46%) Scala Developer
18 73 (2.19%) Lead Developer
19 71 (2.13%) Ruby Developer
20 70 (2.10%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1101 (32.97%) HTML
2 861 (25.79%) CSS
3 824 (24.68%) .NET
4 670 (20.07%) HTML5
5 640 (19.17%) Web Services
6 480 (14.38%) AngularJS
7 474 (14.20%) Spring
8 472 (14.14%) XML
9 471 (14.11%) jQuery
10 419 (12.55%) CSS3
11 418 (12.52%) ASP.NET
12 417 (12.49%) RESTful
13 321 (9.61%) REST
14 289 (8.66%) Backbone.js
15 274 (8.21%) JSON
16 264 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC
17 257 (7.70%) Hibernate
18 246 (7.37%) Ajax
19 241 (7.22%) .NET Framework
20 216 (6.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 332 (9.94%) Open Source
2 164 (4.91%) User Experience
3 156 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 131 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 130 (3.89%) Computer Science
6 92 (2.76%) Data Structures
7 87 (2.61%) Fixed Income
7 87 (2.61%) Derivative
8 85 (2.55%) Digital Media
9 83 (2.49%) Social Media
10 72 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 69 (2.07%) Inversion of Control
12 64 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
12 64 (1.92%) Algorithms
13 61 (1.83%) iPad
14 54 (1.62%) Credit Risk
15 43 (1.29%) Visualisation
16 39 (1.17%) N-Tier
17 38 (1.14%) Equities
18 36 (1.08%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 429 (12.85%) Linux
2 201 (6.02%) UNIX
3 170 (5.09%) Windows
4 145 (4.34%) Android
5 123 (3.68%) Apple iOS
6 22 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (0.60%) Mac OS X
8 15 (0.45%) Solaris
8 15 (0.45%) CentOS
9 13 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.39%) Windows Phone
10 10 (0.30%) AIX
11 6 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.15%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.12%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.090%) Debian
15 2 (0.060%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.060%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.030%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.030%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2728 (81.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1376 (41.21%) BDD
3 1234 (36.96%) Scrum
4 835 (25.01%) Continuous Integration
5 796 (23.84%) OO
6 749 (22.43%) MVC
7 408 (12.22%) E-Commerce
8 373 (11.17%) Pair Programming
9 312 (9.34%) Kanban
10 280 (8.39%) Software Engineering
11 243 (7.28%) Test Automation
12 239 (7.16%) User Stories
13 215 (6.44%) Automated Testing
14 213 (6.38%) Unit Testing
15 209 (6.26%) SOA
16 194 (5.81%) Multithreading
17 186 (5.57%) OOP
18 183 (5.48%) Web Development
19 181 (5.42%) DevOps
20 153 (4.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1389 (41.60%) Java
2 1196 (35.82%) JavaScript
3 893 (26.74%) C#
4 618 (18.51%) SQL
5 413 (12.37%) Ruby
6 313 (9.37%) Python
7 296 (8.86%) PHP
8 230 (6.89%) Scala
9 181 (5.42%) C++
10 133 (3.98%) Groovy
11 84 (2.52%) T-SQL
12 77 (2.31%) Objective-C
13 72 (2.16%) C
14 65 (1.95%) PL/SQL
15 56 (1.68%) Perl
15 56 (1.68%) Shell Script
16 48 (1.44%) Clojure
17 38 (1.14%) PHP5
18 36 (1.08%) Bash Shell
19 28 (0.84%) XAML
Qualifications
1 285 (8.54%) Degree
2 47 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 32 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 30 (0.90%) ISEB
5 13 (0.39%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.15%) MCSD
8 5 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.12%) MCSE
10 3 (0.090%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.030%) PhD
11 1 (0.030%) MCAD
11 1 (0.030%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.030%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.030%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.030%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.030%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.030%) PMP
11 1 (0.030%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 358 (10.72%) QA
2 15 (0.45%) Basel III
3 6 (0.18%) SLA
4 3 (0.090%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.030%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.030%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (0.81%) Varnish
2 7 (0.21%) HDFS
3 6 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.18%) Docker
4 4 (0.12%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.090%) vCloud
5 3 (0.090%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.030%) GridGain
6 1 (0.030%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.030%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.030%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 110 (3.29%) Puppet
2 90 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (0.81%) Ansible
4 17 (0.51%) Vagrant
5 15 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (0.42%) Salt
7 12 (0.36%) Capistrano
8 9 (0.27%) Control-M
9 8 (0.24%) logstash
10 7 (0.21%) Nagios
11 6 (0.18%) YUM
11 6 (0.18%) Oozie
11 6 (0.18%) Kibana
12 5 (0.15%) Graylog2
13 3 (0.090%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.060%) Mesos
15 1 (0.030%) Ambari
15 1 (0.030%) CA LISA
15 1 (0.030%) OpenSSO
15 1 (0.030%) WMI
Vendors
1 297 (8.89%) Oracle
2 279 (8.36%) Microsoft
3 97 (2.91%) Zend
4 63 (1.89%) TIBCO
5 61 (1.83%) Google
6 57 (1.71%) Sybase
7 43 (1.29%) Sitecore
8 40 (1.20%) Rackspace
8 40 (1.20%) ATG
9 39 (1.17%) Endeca
10 37 (1.11%) Perforce
11 35 (1.05%) EPiServer
12 34 (1.02%) Atlassian
13 32 (0.96%) Adobe
14 22 (0.66%) Red Hat
15 20 (0.60%) Informatica
15 20 (0.60%) Twitter
16 18 (0.54%) ION Trading
17 15 (0.45%) FatWire
17 15 (0.45%) Facebook
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
JWResource
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day - depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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City, London
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Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
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City, London
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