The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 16 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing TDD 1892 1793 1621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.25% 7.77% 6.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.59% 9.34% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1585 1449 1298
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
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
19732 19199 19904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.03% 83.22% 81.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14121 13782 14102
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 218 250
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.05 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the London region over the 3 months to 26 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
City of London +10 389 £513 +2.50% 116
Westminster - 18 £438 - 1
Croydon -13 15 £450 - 2
Feltham +3 9 £425 +21.42%
Uxbridge +1 8 £360 +33.33% 3
Bromley -1 4 £550 +37.50% 2
Clapham - 3 £450 -
Docklands, London +11 2 £450 -21.22%
Canary Wharf -19 2 £590 +12.38%
Osterley -2 1 £515 -6.36%
Hammersmith -4 1 £388 +13.97% 1
Ilford - 1 £425 -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for TDD.

1 2973 (81.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1662 (45.41%) BDD
3 1552 (42.40%) Java
4 1396 (38.14%) JavaScript
5 1289 (35.22%) Scrum
6 1225 (33.47%) HTML
7 1018 (27.81%) CSS
8 851 (23.25%) Continuous Integration
9 803 (21.94%) C#
10 789 (21.56%) HTML5
11 787 (21.50%) AngularJS
12 728 (19.89%) .NET
13 656 (17.92%) Git (software)
14 629 (17.19%) Finance
15 614 (16.78%) SQL
16 596 (16.28%) REST
17 591 (16.15%) MVC
18 565 (15.44%) Node.js
19 545 (14.89%) OO
20 541 (14.78%) Pair Programming
21 533 (14.56%) Web Services
22 529 (14.45%) Scala
23 523 (14.29%) CSS3
24 507 (13.85%) E-Commerce
25 471 (12.87%) Spring
26 452 (12.35%) Kanban
27 442 (12.08%) DevOps
28 438 (11.97%) Jenkins
29 425 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
30 420 (11.48%) NoSQL

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 197 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
2 128 (3.50%) Apache Spark
3 99 (2.70%) Confluence
4 94 (2.57%) Apache
5 84 (2.30%) CMS
6 57 (1.56%) Mule
7 56 (1.53%) Tomcat
8 45 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
8 45 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 36 (0.98%) IIS
10 31 (0.85%) Apache Solr
11 28 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 28 (0.77%) JBoss
12 25 (0.68%) nginx
13 19 (0.52%) Jetty
13 19 (0.52%) OpenStack
13 19 (0.52%) WebLogic
14 17 (0.46%) Drupal
15 16 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
15 16 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 77 (2.10%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.38%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.22%) MS Office
3 8 (0.22%) PaintShop Pro
4 7 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.14%) MS Project
6 3 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.055%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.027%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 39 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
4 8 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 3 (0.082%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.055%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.055%) Endur
8 2 (0.055%) Magento
8 2 (0.055%) RMDS
8 2 (0.055%) Unica
9 1 (0.027%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.027%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.027%) Loan IQ
9 1 (0.027%) ReMetrica
9 1 (0.027%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.027%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 425 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
2 250 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 143 (3.91%) GitHub
4 102 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
5 49 (1.34%) PaaS
6 45 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 37 (1.01%) SaaS
8 33 (0.90%) Amazon S3
9 26 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
10 24 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
11 23 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
11 23 (0.63%) Google Play
12 22 (0.60%) OpenShift
13 21 (0.57%) Heroku
13 21 (0.57%) IaaS
14 17 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (0.41%) CloudBees
16 14 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
16 14 (0.38%) TestFlight
17 9 (0.25%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 139 (3.80%) HTTP
2 62 (1.69%) Internet
3 32 (0.87%) MQTT
4 27 (0.74%) RTSP
5 22 (0.60%) DVB
6 16 (0.44%) AMQP
6 16 (0.44%) SNMP
7 9 (0.25%) Network Security
8 8 (0.22%) FTP
9 5 (0.14%) SSL
10 4 (0.11%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.11%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.082%) DMZ
11 3 (0.082%) OpenVPN
12 2 (0.055%) DNS
12 2 (0.055%) Firewall
12 2 (0.055%) Intranet
12 2 (0.055%) SMS
12 2 (0.055%) SMTP
12 2 (0.055%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 420 (11.48%) NoSQL
2 408 (11.15%) MongoDB
3 374 (10.22%) SQL Server
4 315 (8.61%) MySQL
5 256 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
6 209 (5.71%) Hadoop
7 200 (5.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 175 (4.78%) Big Data
9 158 (4.32%) Relational Database
10 90 (2.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 85 (2.32%) Redis
12 48 (1.31%) Apache Hive
13 47 (1.28%) Neo4j
14 43 (1.17%) RDBMS
15 37 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
16 35 (0.96%) HBase
17 32 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
18 30 (0.82%) SQLite
19 28 (0.77%) Oracle Database
20 26 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 656 (17.92%) Git (software)
2 438 (11.97%) Jenkins
3 341 (9.32%) Cucumber
4 280 (7.65%) JIRA
5 263 (7.19%) Maven
6 229 (6.26%) JUnit
7 201 (5.49%) Selenium
8 159 (4.34%) Subversion
9 153 (4.18%) gulp
10 152 (4.15%) Jasmine
11 142 (3.88%) TeamCity
12 138 (3.77%) Grunt
13 125 (3.42%) WebDriver
14 124 (3.39%) Mockito
15 117 (3.20%) Gradle
16 95 (2.60%) Mocha
17 85 (2.32%) IntelliJ
18 79 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
19 76 (2.08%) NUnit
20 69 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 629 (17.19%) Finance
2 369 (10.08%) Banking
3 166 (4.54%) Retail
4 148 (4.04%) Investment Banking
5 112 (3.06%) Front Office
6 110 (3.01%) Marketing
7 61 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 59 (1.61%) Publishing
9 58 (1.58%) Games
10 46 (1.26%) Financial Institution
11 40 (1.09%) Electronics
12 39 (1.07%) Manufacturing
13 37 (1.01%) Back Office
14 35 (0.96%) Advertising
15 16 (0.44%) Law
16 6 (0.16%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.14%) Automotive
17 5 (0.14%) Legal
18 4 (0.11%) Wholesale Banking
19 2 (0.055%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2797 (76.42%) Developer
2 808 (22.08%) Java Developer
3 641 (17.51%) Senior Developer
4 414 (11.31%) Agile Developer
5 373 (10.19%) .NET Developer
6 368 (10.05%) C# Developer
7 335 (9.15%) JavaScript Developer
8 260 (7.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 259 (7.08%) Senior Java Developer
10 255 (6.97%) Scala Developer
11 237 (6.48%) Agile Java Developer
12 192 (5.25%) C# .NET Developer
13 181 (4.95%) Full Stack Developer
14 148 (4.04%) Python Developer
15 134 (3.66%) Angular Developer
16 129 (3.52%) Architect
16 129 (3.52%) iOS Developer
17 122 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 120 (3.28%) HTML Developer
19 106 (2.90%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1225 (33.47%) HTML
2 1018 (27.81%) CSS
3 789 (21.56%) HTML5
4 787 (21.50%) AngularJS
5 728 (19.89%) .NET
6 596 (16.28%) REST
7 565 (15.44%) Node.js
8 533 (14.56%) Web Services
9 523 (14.29%) CSS3
10 471 (12.87%) Spring
11 415 (11.34%) RESTful
12 390 (10.66%) React
13 377 (10.30%) jQuery
14 333 (9.10%) ASP.NET
15 313 (8.55%) JSON
16 265 (7.24%) XML
17 249 (6.80%) Sass
18 233 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC
19 203 (5.55%) SOAP
20 184 (5.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 317 (8.66%) User Experience
2 170 (4.64%) Mobile App
3 141 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 107 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 104 (2.84%) Derivative
6 91 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 72 (1.97%) iPad
8 61 (1.67%) Fintech
8 61 (1.67%) Fixed Income
9 57 (1.56%) Algorithms
10 55 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 55 (1.50%) Public Cloud
11 54 (1.48%) iPhone
12 50 (1.37%) Video on Demand
13 43 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
14 40 (1.09%) Mathematics
15 38 (1.04%) Data Structures
16 35 (0.96%) Blog
17 32 (0.87%) Equities
18 27 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 367 (10.03%) Linux
2 234 (6.39%) Apple iOS
3 196 (5.36%) Android
4 161 (4.40%) Windows
5 155 (4.23%) Unix
6 26 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (0.71%) Windows Server
7 20 (0.55%) Mac OS
8 16 (0.44%) Windows Phone
9 13 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.27%) webOS
10 10 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
11 7 (0.19%) CentOS
12 6 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.14%) VMS
13 5 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
13 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.055%) Debian
15 1 (0.027%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2973 (81.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1662 (45.41%) BDD
3 1289 (35.22%) Scrum
4 851 (23.25%) Continuous Integration
5 591 (16.15%) MVC
6 545 (14.89%) OO
7 541 (14.78%) Pair Programming
8 507 (13.85%) E-Commerce
9 452 (12.35%) Kanban
10 442 (12.08%) DevOps
11 401 (10.96%) Front End Development
12 354 (9.67%) Software Engineering
13 338 (9.23%) Open Source
14 315 (8.61%) Continuous Delivery
15 314 (8.58%) Microservices
16 300 (8.20%) Web Development
17 294 (8.03%) Unit Testing
18 244 (6.67%) Mentoring
19 223 (6.09%) SOA
20 208 (5.68%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1552 (42.40%) Java
2 1396 (38.14%) JavaScript
3 803 (21.94%) C#
4 614 (16.78%) SQL
5 529 (14.45%) Scala
6 383 (10.46%) Python
7 339 (9.26%) Ruby
8 163 (4.45%) PHP
9 150 (4.10%) C++
10 135 (3.69%) Objective-C
11 120 (3.28%) C
12 117 (3.20%) ES6
13 97 (2.65%) Apple Swift
14 95 (2.60%) Clojure
15 85 (2.32%) Groovy
16 77 (2.10%) T-SQL
17 64 (1.75%) PL/SQL
18 44 (1.20%) Go
19 42 (1.15%) Perl
20 38 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 172 (4.70%) Degree
2 143 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 72 (1.97%) SC Cleared
4 37 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 34 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (0.36%) ISEB
8 10 (0.27%) MCPD
8 10 (0.27%) MCSD
9 9 (0.25%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.19%) BC Cleared
10 7 (0.19%) MCAD
10 7 (0.19%) MCP
11 6 (0.16%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.027%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.027%) CISSP
13 1 (0.027%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.027%) PhD
13 1 (0.027%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (6.53%) QA
2 45 (1.23%) SDET
3 18 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 15 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.30%) MiFID
6 9 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.22%) FATCA
8 2 (0.055%) WAI
9 1 (0.027%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.027%) EMIR
9 1 (0.027%) HL7
9 1 (0.027%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.027%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.027%) SEPA
9 1 (0.027%) WCAG
System Software
1 212 (5.79%) Docker
2 31 (0.85%) HDFS
3 24 (0.66%) Apache Flume
4 11 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.25%) vSphere
6 8 (0.22%) Active Directory
7 6 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.16%) LXC
7 6 (0.16%) Varnish
7 6 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.055%) GridGain
9 1 (0.027%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.027%) vCloud
9 1 (0.027%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 97 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
2 96 (2.62%) Puppet
3 52 (1.42%) Ansible
4 29 (0.79%) Kibana
5 18 (0.49%) Nagios
6 16 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (0.41%) yum
8 14 (0.38%) Kubernetes
9 9 (0.25%) Grafana
10 8 (0.22%) logstash
10 8 (0.22%) Terraform
11 7 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
11 7 (0.19%) Oozie
11 7 (0.19%) SCOM
11 7 (0.19%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.16%) StatsD
13 5 (0.14%) BladeLogic
13 5 (0.14%) Control-M
14 4 (0.11%) Mesos
15 2 (0.055%) Salt
Vendors
1 254 (6.94%) Oracle
2 168 (4.59%) Microsoft
3 86 (2.35%) Google
4 52 (1.42%) SAP
5 45 (1.23%) Atlassian
5 45 (1.23%) IBM
6 43 (1.17%) New Relic
7 41 (1.12%) Apple
8 33 (0.90%) Adobe
8 33 (0.90%) Red Hat
9 30 (0.82%) MuleSoft
10 26 (0.71%) EPiServer
11 25 (0.68%) Facebook
12 24 (0.66%) Sitecore
12 24 (0.66%) Zend
13 22 (0.60%) HP
14 21 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
14 21 (0.57%) Xamarin
15 19 (0.52%) ATG
16 17 (0.46%) TIBCO
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day 6 months, rolling
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500.00 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day 6 months, rolling
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £425.00 - £454.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago