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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 1643 1628 1270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.03% 7.00% 5.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.92% 8.87% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1339 1295 1021
Average daily rate
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£450 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +52.56%
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
18421 18351 18406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.78% 78.90% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13094 12989 12700
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 230 281
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.82 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 2015.

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
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 1 July 2015. 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 +2 427 £500 +11.11% 152
Paddington - 9 £500 -
Croydon -2 8 £369 -47.32% 4
Canary Wharf -6 7 £488 -15.21%
Hammersmith -4 6 £436 +17.27% 1
Twickenham - 5 £450 - 2
Bromley +1 3 £325 +44.44% 1
Kingston Upon Thames 0 3 £375 +74.41% 4
Docklands, London -1 3 £423 -26.52%
Ealing - 2 - - 2
Isleworth - 2 - - 1
Hounslow 0 1 - -
Uxbridge -4 1 - - 2
Wembley - 1 £375 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £340 -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 2436 (80.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1274 (41.98%) Java
3 1266 (41.71%) JavaScript
4 1130 (37.23%) BDD
5 1083 (35.68%) HTML
6 1076 (35.45%) Scrum
7 884 (29.13%) CSS
8 829 (27.31%) C#
9 766 (25.24%) .NET
10 703 (23.16%) HTML5
11 696 (22.93%) OO
12 688 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
13 654 (21.55%) MVC
14 578 (19.04%) Web Services
15 565 (18.62%) SQL
16 553 (18.22%) AngularJS
17 486 (16.01%) Git (software)
18 485 (15.98%) Finance
19 473 (15.58%) CSS3
20 446 (14.70%) jQuery
21 405 (13.34%) SQL Server
22 401 (13.21%) Spring
23 393 (12.95%) REST
24 386 (12.72%) RESTful
25 368 (12.13%) E-Commerce
26 364 (11.99%) ASP.NET
27 347 (11.43%) Linux
28 341 (11.24%) Banking
29 336 (11.07%) Pair Programming
29 336 (11.07%) Ruby

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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
1 319 (10.51%) Node.js
2 126 (4.15%) Tomcat
3 110 (3.62%) Apache
4 104 (3.43%) CMS
5 75 (2.47%) JBoss
6 71 (2.34%) Confluence
7 60 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
8 46 (1.52%) Jetty
9 45 (1.48%) WebSphere
10 44 (1.45%) Umbraco
11 40 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
12 38 (1.25%) Apache Spark
13 34 (1.12%) SharePoint
14 30 (0.99%) Kentico
15 29 (0.96%) WebLogic
15 29 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 26 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
17 24 (0.79%) Mule
18 20 (0.66%) Apache Solr
19 19 (0.63%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 49 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.33%) MS Office
4 5 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.066%) Mingle
7 1 (0.033%) FastStats
7 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 24 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.20%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.13%) RMDS
6 3 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.099%) Endur
7 2 (0.066%) Magento
8 1 (0.033%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.033%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.033%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.033%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.033%) Summit
8 1 (0.033%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 212 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.02%) GitHub
4 22 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (0.63%) SaaS
7 18 (0.59%) Heroku
8 11 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 10 (0.33%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.23%) PaaS
12 7 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.13%) IaaS
15 3 (0.099%) Engine Yard
15 3 (0.099%) Force.com
15 3 (0.099%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 155 (5.11%) HTTP
2 87 (2.87%) Internet
3 25 (0.82%) SSL
4 22 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.72%) AMQP
5 8 (0.26%) FTP
6 7 (0.23%) VPN
6 7 (0.23%) Firewall
7 6 (0.20%) LDAP
7 6 (0.20%) SNMP
8 5 (0.16%) DVB
8 5 (0.16%) DAB
9 3 (0.099%) X.509
9 3 (0.099%) DMZ
9 3 (0.099%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.066%) SNA
10 2 (0.066%) Intranet
10 2 (0.066%) iBeacon
10 2 (0.066%) UPnP
11 1 (0.033%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (13.34%) SQL Server
2 281 (9.26%) MongoDB
3 265 (8.73%) NoSQL
4 183 (6.03%) MySQL
5 175 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 131 (4.32%) Hadoop
7 111 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
8 106 (3.49%) Big Data
9 101 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 78 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 66 (2.17%) RDBMS
12 56 (1.85%) Oracle Database
13 55 (1.81%) Redis
13 55 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 50 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
15 47 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
16 38 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 33 (1.09%) DB2
18 31 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
18 31 (1.02%) HBase
Development Applications
1 486 (16.01%) Git (software)
2 280 (9.23%) Subversion
3 275 (9.06%) Cucumber
4 256 (8.43%) Jenkins
5 248 (8.17%) Maven
6 196 (6.46%) Selenium
7 172 (5.67%) Jasmine
8 150 (4.94%) JUnit
9 145 (4.78%) Grunt
10 142 (4.68%) JIRA
11 137 (4.51%) NUnit
12 102 (3.36%) TeamCity
13 98 (3.23%) Mockito
14 85 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
15 72 (2.37%) Hudson
16 71 (2.34%) WebDriver
16 71 (2.34%) SpecFlow
17 70 (2.31%) Visual Studio
18 62 (2.04%) Eclipse
19 61 (2.01%) Mocha
General
1 485 (15.98%) Finance
2 341 (11.24%) Banking
3 247 (8.14%) Front Office
4 193 (6.36%) Investment Banking
5 106 (3.49%) Retail
6 91 (3.00%) Games
7 79 (2.60%) Publishing
8 36 (1.19%) Marketing
9 29 (0.96%) Telecoms
10 26 (0.86%) Back Office
11 21 (0.69%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.56%) Advertising
13 10 (0.33%) Legal
13 10 (0.33%) Electronics
14 6 (0.20%) Law
15 5 (0.16%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.099%) Music Industry
16 3 (0.099%) Automotive
16 3 (0.099%) Online Betting
17 2 (0.066%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 2368 (78.02%) Developer
2 664 (21.88%) Java Developer
3 422 (13.90%) Senior Developer
4 319 (10.51%) .NET Developer
5 295 (9.72%) C# Developer
6 164 (5.40%) Front-End Developer
7 156 (5.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 142 (4.68%) Senior Java Developer
9 118 (3.89%) Architect
10 115 (3.79%) Web Developer
11 106 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
12 102 (3.36%) Scala Developer
13 91 (3.00%) Android Developer
14 85 (2.80%) Analyst
15 83 (2.73%) Agile Java Developer
16 80 (2.64%) Lead Developer
17 73 (2.41%) Ruby Developer
18 71 (2.34%) iOS Developer
18 71 (2.34%) Software Engineer
19 66 (2.17%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1083 (35.68%) HTML
2 884 (29.13%) CSS
3 766 (25.24%) .NET
4 703 (23.16%) HTML5
5 578 (19.04%) Web Services
6 553 (18.22%) AngularJS
7 473 (15.58%) CSS3
8 446 (14.70%) jQuery
9 401 (13.21%) Spring
10 393 (12.95%) REST
11 386 (12.72%) RESTful
12 364 (11.99%) ASP.NET
13 298 (9.82%) XML
14 273 (9.00%) J2EE
15 262 (8.63%) ASP.NET MVC
16 245 (8.07%) JSON
17 242 (7.97%) Backbone.js
18 235 (7.74%) Hibernate
19 232 (7.64%) WCF
20 229 (7.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 181 (5.96%) User Experience
2 133 (4.38%) Mobile App
3 102 (3.36%) Derivative
4 85 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 72 (2.37%) Computer Science
6 64 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 57 (1.88%) Equity Derivative
8 48 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
8 48 (1.58%) Digital Media
8 48 (1.58%) Algorithms
9 47 (1.55%) Fixed Income
10 45 (1.48%) iPad
11 44 (1.45%) Social Media
12 43 (1.42%) Inversion of Control
13 39 (1.29%) N-Tier
14 38 (1.25%) Equities
14 38 (1.25%) Data Structures
15 33 (1.09%) iPhone
16 31 (1.02%) Mathematics
17 28 (0.92%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 347 (11.43%) Linux
2 206 (6.79%) UNIX
3 152 (5.01%) Android
4 127 (4.18%) Apple iOS
5 102 (3.36%) Windows
6 44 (1.45%) Mac OS X
7 32 (1.05%) CentOS
8 22 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (0.56%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.23%) AIX
11 6 (0.20%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.16%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
14 3 (0.099%) VMS
15 2 (0.066%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.066%) MVS
15 2 (0.066%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.033%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.033%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.033%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2436 (80.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1130 (37.23%) BDD
3 1076 (35.45%) Scrum
4 696 (22.93%) OO
5 688 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
6 654 (21.55%) MVC
7 368 (12.13%) E-Commerce
8 336 (11.07%) Pair Programming
9 332 (10.94%) Unit Testing
10 315 (10.38%) Software Engineering
11 284 (9.36%) Kanban
12 233 (7.68%) Web Development
13 224 (7.38%) SOA
14 216 (7.12%) Multithreading
15 206 (6.79%) Responsive Web Design
15 206 (6.79%) DevOps
16 199 (6.56%) SDLC
17 177 (5.83%) OOP
18 171 (5.63%) Open Source
19 166 (5.47%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1274 (41.98%) Java
2 1266 (41.71%) JavaScript
3 829 (27.31%) C#
4 565 (18.62%) SQL
5 336 (11.07%) Ruby
6 252 (8.30%) Scala
7 225 (7.41%) Python
8 182 (6.00%) PHP
9 98 (3.23%) Groovy
10 92 (3.03%) C++
11 73 (2.41%) T-SQL
12 64 (2.11%) Objective-C
13 52 (1.71%) Clojure
14 40 (1.32%) PL/SQL
15 37 (1.22%) Bash Shell
16 32 (1.05%) Perl
17 31 (1.02%) Apple Swift
18 30 (0.99%) C
19 28 (0.92%) Shell Script
20 27 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 159 (5.24%) Degree
2 80 (2.64%) Security Cleared
3 33 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 16 (0.53%) DV Cleared
5 13 (0.43%) ISEB
6 7 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (0.20%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.16%) MCPD
9 3 (0.099%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.066%) MCITP
10 2 (0.066%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.033%) PMP
11 1 (0.033%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.033%) PhD
11 1 (0.033%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (7.15%) QA
2 6 (0.20%) PCI DSS
2 6 (0.20%) WAI
3 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.099%) HL7
4 3 (0.099%) EMIR
5 2 (0.066%) SLA
6 1 (0.033%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.033%) Basel III
System Software
1 54 (1.78%) Docker
2 38 (1.25%) Varnish
3 13 (0.43%) GridGain
4 12 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.30%) HDFS
6 6 (0.20%) vCloud
6 6 (0.20%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.066%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.033%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.033%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.033%) Xen
8 1 (0.033%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.033%) XenApp
8 1 (0.033%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.033%) vSphere
8 1 (0.033%) KVM
Systems Management
1 92 (3.03%) Puppet
2 77 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (1.25%) Ansible
4 27 (0.89%) Salt
4 27 (0.89%) Vagrant
5 26 (0.86%) yum
6 11 (0.36%) Nagios
7 10 (0.33%) Rundeck
8 8 (0.26%) Graphite
9 7 (0.23%) Apache Shiro
10 6 (0.20%) Mesos
11 5 (0.16%) Capistrano
11 5 (0.16%) Kibana
11 5 (0.16%) Graylog
11 5 (0.16%) logstash
11 5 (0.16%) CA LISA
12 4 (0.13%) Oozie
13 3 (0.099%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.099%) HP Quality Center
14 2 (0.066%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 230 (7.58%) Oracle
2 215 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 61 (2.01%) Sitecore
4 55 (1.81%) EPiServer
5 44 (1.45%) Atlassian
6 43 (1.42%) Sybase
7 42 (1.38%) Red Hat
8 38 (1.25%) Google
8 38 (1.25%) Zend
9 34 (1.12%) Adobe
10 31 (1.02%) TIBCO
11 29 (0.96%) IBM
12 24 (0.79%) Perforce
13 22 (0.72%) Apple
13 22 (0.72%) Twitter
14 21 (0.69%) hybris
15 19 (0.63%) ATG
16 18 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
17 16 (0.53%) VMware
17 16 (0.53%) Endeca
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