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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / London
Rank 16 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing TDD 1602 1740 1486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.25% 8.31% 7.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.76% 9.86% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1329 1420 1209
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £46.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

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
16411 17649 17257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.54% 84.24% 81.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11855 12494 12494
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 208 194
Median hourly rate £32.00 £24.23 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.06% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +5 317 £500 - 124
Croydon -17 11 £481 +18.46% 3
Docklands, London +4 6 £550 -8.33%
Bromley - 5 £550 -
Hammersmith +1 4 £525 +29.62% 3
Westminster -8 4 £493 -0.81%
Wimbledon - 3 £500 -
Osterley +4 2 - -
Uxbridge -2 1 - -
Finchley - 1 £425 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £450 - 1
Morden - 1 £330 -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 2831 (80.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1661 (47.24%) Java
3 1654 (47.04%) BDD
4 1332 (37.88%) JavaScript
5 1212 (34.47%) Scrum
6 1082 (30.77%) HTML
7 951 (27.05%) CSS
8 774 (22.01%) AngularJS
9 763 (21.70%) Continuous Integration
10 706 (20.08%) C#
11 675 (19.20%) HTML5
12 644 (18.32%) Finance
13 641 (18.23%) Git (software)
14 629 (17.89%) REST
15 622 (17.69%) .NET
16 605 (17.21%) Node.js
17 600 (17.06%) SQL
18 590 (16.78%) Web Services
19 532 (15.13%) OO
20 531 (15.10%) Pair Programming
21 526 (14.96%) Spring
22 494 (14.05%) Jenkins
23 491 (13.96%) Scala
24 487 (13.85%) DevOps
25 485 (13.79%) CSS3
26 477 (13.57%) RESTful
27 475 (13.51%) MVC
28 470 (13.37%) Kanban
29 461 (13.11%) React
30 458 (13.03%) Microservices

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
1 181 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
2 167 (4.75%) Apache Spark
3 141 (4.01%) Confluence
4 81 (2.30%) Apache
5 65 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 61 (1.73%) CMS
7 60 (1.71%) WebSphere
8 54 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 47 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
10 44 (1.25%) SharePoint
11 42 (1.19%) IIS
12 37 (1.05%) Mule
13 31 (0.88%) Apache Solr
14 30 (0.85%) WebLogic
15 25 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
16 24 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
17 22 (0.63%) JBoss
18 19 (0.54%) OpenStack
19 18 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 18 (0.51%) Drupal
Applications
1 106 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.40%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.28%) MS Office
4 5 (0.14%) PaintShop Pro
5 3 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.085%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.085%) MS Project
6 2 (0.057%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.028%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.028%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 36 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 31 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
7 5 (0.14%) FastStats
8 4 (0.11%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.057%) FLEXCUBE
9 2 (0.057%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.057%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.057%) VisionPLUS
10 1 (0.028%) Magento
10 1 (0.028%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.028%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.028%) Oracle SCM
10 1 (0.028%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 1 (0.028%) RMDS
10 1 (0.028%) SDL Web 8
10 1 (0.028%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 445 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
2 251 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 128 (3.64%) GitHub
4 84 (2.39%) PaaS
5 67 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
6 53 (1.51%) IaaS
7 43 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 42 (1.19%) SaaS
9 32 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
10 25 (0.71%) Amazon S3
11 23 (0.65%) OpenShift
12 21 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
13 20 (0.57%) Heroku
14 19 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
15 18 (0.51%) CloudBees
16 15 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
17 13 (0.37%) Datadog
18 12 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 11 (0.31%) Slack
20 10 (0.28%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 144 (4.10%) HTTP
2 41 (1.17%) RTSP
3 40 (1.14%) MQTT
4 37 (1.05%) Internet
5 21 (0.60%) AMQP
6 10 (0.28%) DVB
7 9 (0.26%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.23%) Network Security
9 7 (0.20%) FTP
9 7 (0.20%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.20%) RTP
10 6 (0.17%) Skype
10 6 (0.17%) SNMP
10 6 (0.17%) X.509
11 5 (0.14%) DMZ
11 5 (0.14%) Intranet
11 5 (0.14%) OpenVPN
11 5 (0.14%) VPN
12 4 (0.11%) Firewall
13 3 (0.085%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 407 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 340 (9.67%) NoSQL
3 332 (9.44%) MongoDB
4 229 (6.51%) MySQL
5 228 (6.48%) Big Data
6 227 (6.46%) Hadoop
7 200 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
8 157 (4.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 155 (4.41%) Relational Database
10 74 (2.10%) Redis
11 63 (1.79%) HBase
12 53 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 53 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 50 (1.42%) Apache Hive
14 43 (1.22%) Oracle Database
15 38 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
16 35 (1.00%) Neo4j
17 34 (0.97%) RDBMS
18 29 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
18 29 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 641 (18.23%) Git (software)
2 494 (14.05%) Jenkins
3 360 (10.24%) JIRA
4 299 (8.50%) Cucumber
5 250 (7.11%) Maven
6 244 (6.94%) JUnit
7 241 (6.85%) Selenium
8 174 (4.95%) Mockito
9 171 (4.86%) Subversion
10 154 (4.38%) Jasmine
10 154 (4.38%) WebDriver
11 132 (3.75%) gulp
12 124 (3.53%) TeamCity
13 121 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
14 111 (3.16%) Grunt
15 100 (2.84%) Gradle
16 96 (2.73%) Mocha
17 87 (2.47%) NUnit
18 74 (2.10%) Karma Test Runner
19 67 (1.91%) SpecFlow
General
1 644 (18.32%) Finance
2 423 (12.03%) Banking
3 175 (4.98%) Investment Banking
4 152 (4.32%) Retail
5 125 (3.56%) Front Office
6 98 (2.79%) Marketing
7 88 (2.50%) Games
8 69 (1.96%) Telecoms
9 65 (1.85%) Back Office
10 56 (1.59%) Publishing
11 40 (1.14%) Advertising
12 36 (1.02%) Electronics
12 36 (1.02%) Manufacturing
13 27 (0.77%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.43%) Law
15 11 (0.31%) Automotive
15 11 (0.31%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.14%) Legal
16 5 (0.14%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2670 (75.94%) Developer
2 863 (24.54%) Java Developer
3 565 (16.07%) Senior Developer
4 329 (9.36%) JavaScript Developer
5 323 (9.19%) Agile Developer
6 307 (8.73%) .NET Developer
7 301 (8.56%) C# Developer
8 260 (7.39%) Senior Java Developer
9 250 (7.11%) Scala Developer
10 227 (6.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 198 (5.63%) Agile Java Developer
12 196 (5.57%) Full Stack Developer
13 182 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
14 164 (4.66%) Angular Developer
15 143 (4.07%) Node.js Developer
16 124 (3.53%) Python Developer
17 116 (3.30%) iOS Developer
18 107 (3.04%) Architect
19 102 (2.90%) HTML Developer
19 102 (2.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1082 (30.77%) HTML
2 951 (27.05%) CSS
3 774 (22.01%) AngularJS
4 675 (19.20%) HTML5
5 629 (17.89%) REST
6 622 (17.69%) .NET
7 605 (17.21%) Node.js
8 590 (16.78%) Web Services
9 526 (14.96%) Spring
10 485 (13.79%) CSS3
11 477 (13.57%) RESTful
12 461 (13.11%) React
13 348 (9.90%) JSON
14 335 (9.53%) jQuery
15 283 (8.05%) XML
16 282 (8.02%) ASP.NET
17 222 (6.31%) SOAP
18 196 (5.57%) Hibernate
19 192 (5.46%) Sass
20 182 (5.18%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 281 (7.99%) User Experience
2 132 (3.75%) Mobile App
3 120 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 112 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 90 (2.56%) Fintech
6 63 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 60 (1.71%) Derivative
8 48 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 48 (1.37%) Fixed Income
9 47 (1.34%) Public Cloud
10 45 (1.28%) Video on Demand
11 44 (1.25%) iPad
12 43 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
13 42 (1.19%) iPhone
14 41 (1.17%) Equities
14 41 (1.17%) Mathematics
15 39 (1.11%) Data Structures
16 35 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
17 26 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
18 23 (0.65%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 377 (10.72%) Linux
2 194 (5.52%) Apple iOS
3 192 (5.46%) Unix
4 174 (4.95%) Windows
5 151 (4.29%) Android
6 27 (0.77%) Mac OS X
7 23 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.46%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.26%) Windows Phone
10 8 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
11 5 (0.14%) HPUX
11 5 (0.14%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.14%) Solaris
11 5 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.085%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.057%) CentOS
14 1 (0.028%) VME
14 1 (0.028%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.028%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.028%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2831 (80.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1654 (47.04%) BDD
3 1212 (34.47%) Scrum
4 763 (21.70%) Continuous Integration
5 532 (15.13%) OO
6 531 (15.10%) Pair Programming
7 487 (13.85%) DevOps
8 475 (13.51%) MVC
9 470 (13.37%) Kanban
10 458 (13.03%) Microservices
11 409 (11.63%) E-Commerce
12 408 (11.60%) Software Engineering
13 358 (10.18%) Front End Development
14 280 (7.96%) Web Development
15 263 (7.48%) Unit Testing
16 254 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
17 231 (6.57%) SOA
18 227 (6.46%) Open Source
19 193 (5.49%) Automated Testing
20 191 (5.43%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1661 (47.24%) Java
2 1332 (37.88%) JavaScript
3 706 (20.08%) C#
4 600 (17.06%) SQL
5 491 (13.96%) Scala
6 385 (10.95%) Python
7 261 (7.42%) Ruby
8 138 (3.92%) PHP
9 118 (3.36%) ES6
10 110 (3.13%) C++
10 110 (3.13%) Objective-C
11 107 (3.04%) Apple Swift
12 101 (2.87%) C
13 81 (2.30%) Shell Script
14 78 (2.22%) T-SQL
15 62 (1.76%) Clojure
16 55 (1.56%) Go
17 52 (1.48%) PowerShell
18 47 (1.34%) PL/SQL
19 43 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 170 (4.84%) Degree
2 142 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 100 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 31 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 27 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 19 (0.54%) ISEB
7 12 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.34%) PhD
8 10 (0.28%) BC Cleared
8 10 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.23%) Sun Certification
11 5 (0.14%) MCAD
11 5 (0.14%) MCPD
11 5 (0.14%) MCSD
12 3 (0.085%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.085%) MCP
13 2 (0.057%) MCTS
14 1 (0.028%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.028%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (6.43%) QA
2 48 (1.37%) SDET
3 22 (0.63%) FATCA
4 17 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (0.28%) MiFID
7 9 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
7 9 (0.26%) EMIR
8 6 (0.17%) SLA
8 6 (0.17%) WCAG
9 2 (0.057%) WAI
10 1 (0.028%) GCP
10 1 (0.028%) HL7
10 1 (0.028%) SEPA
System Software
1 320 (9.10%) Docker
2 29 (0.82%) HDFS
3 27 (0.77%) Apache Flume
4 16 (0.46%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.11%) vSphere
9 3 (0.085%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.057%) vCloud
11 1 (0.028%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.028%) NFS
11 1 (0.028%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 121 (3.44%) Puppet
2 98 (2.79%) Ansible
3 83 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (0.85%) Kubernetes
5 28 (0.80%) logstash
6 26 (0.74%) Terraform
7 23 (0.65%) Kibana
8 22 (0.63%) Nagios
9 17 (0.48%) Grafana
10 15 (0.43%) Salt
11 13 (0.37%) Oozie
12 12 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (0.28%) Mesos
14 8 (0.23%) rkt
14 8 (0.23%) SCOM
15 7 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
16 6 (0.17%) StatsD
16 6 (0.17%) yum
17 5 (0.14%) BladeLogic
17 5 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 243 (6.91%) Microsoft
2 211 (6.00%) Oracle
3 65 (1.85%) SAP
4 46 (1.31%) IBM
4 46 (1.31%) MuleSoft
5 44 (1.25%) New Relic
6 42 (1.19%) Google
7 38 (1.08%) Solace
8 34 (0.97%) Atlassian
9 32 (0.91%) Sitecore
10 31 (0.88%) Splunk
11 28 (0.80%) Apple
12 27 (0.77%) hybris
13 26 (0.74%) WSO2
14 23 (0.65%) ATG
14 23 (0.65%) Zend
15 22 (0.63%) Apigee
15 22 (0.63%) EPiServer
16 21 (0.60%) Hortonworks
16 21 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
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