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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 21 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing TDD 1720 1385 1272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.15% 5.59% 5.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.25% 7.20% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1390 1108 1028
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £59.00 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+17.69% -5.79%
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
18598 19232 16821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.30% 77.62% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13692 13462 11525
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 £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 238 312
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £56.75 £51.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +14 395 £450 - 142
Isleworth - 5 £378 - 7
Croydon -10 4 £444 +14.51% 1
Canary Wharf +12 2 £575 +59.72%
Westminster - 2 £569 -
Docklands, London +17 1 - - 1
Hammersmith -9 1 £426 +31.07%
Paddington - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £350 -
Bromley - 1 £350 -
Chessington - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2708 (81.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1447 (43.36%) Java
3 1372 (41.11%) BDD
4 1231 (36.89%) JavaScript
5 1230 (36.86%) Scrum
6 1148 (34.40%) HTML
7 884 (26.49%) CSS
8 872 (26.13%) C#
9 822 (24.63%) Continuous Integration
10 787 (23.58%) OO
11 780 (23.37%) .NET
12 723 (21.67%) HTML5
13 714 (21.40%) MVC
14 627 (18.79%) SQL
15 624 (18.70%) Web Services
16 516 (15.46%) AngularJS
17 514 (15.40%) Git (software)
18 484 (14.50%) Finance
19 475 (14.23%) Spring
20 458 (13.72%) jQuery
20 458 (13.72%) CSS3
21 431 (12.92%) RESTful
22 429 (12.86%) Linux
23 425 (12.74%) XML
24 424 (12.71%) SQL Server
25 416 (12.47%) Ruby
26 385 (11.54%) E-Commerce
27 374 (11.21%) Banking
28 369 (11.06%) Cucumber
29 367 (11.00%) ASP.NET

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 283 (8.48%) Node.js
2 191 (5.72%) CMS
3 160 (4.79%) Apache
4 95 (2.85%) Tomcat
5 92 (2.76%) JBoss
6 73 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
7 52 (1.56%) Confluence
7 52 (1.56%) WebLogic
8 49 (1.47%) Adobe CQ
9 44 (1.32%) IIS
10 42 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
11 39 (1.17%) SharePoint
11 39 (1.17%) Apache Solr
12 35 (1.05%) Umbraco
13 32 (0.96%) nginx
14 28 (0.84%) Drupal
15 25 (0.75%) WebSphere
16 23 (0.69%) Apache Spark
17 18 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
18 17 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 89 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.39%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.12%) MS Office
5 2 (0.060%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.060%) Mingle
6 1 (0.030%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.030%) FastStats
6 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.030%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (0.78%) ION MarketView
2 17 (0.51%) RMDS
3 10 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.30%) Magento
3 10 (0.30%) IntelliMatch
4 8 (0.24%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
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%) SiteCatalyst
10 1 (0.030%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.030%) Misys Midas
10 1 (0.030%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 69 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (0.54%) GitHub
5 17 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.45%) PaaS
7 13 (0.39%) SaaS
8 12 (0.36%) Joyent
9 9 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.12%) Heroku
13 3 (0.090%) Office 365
13 3 (0.090%) Trello
13 3 (0.090%) Force.com
14 1 (0.030%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.030%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.030%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 1 (0.030%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 129 (3.87%) HTTP
2 57 (1.71%) Internet
3 26 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 20 (0.60%) Intranet
5 13 (0.39%) SNMP
6 10 (0.30%) SSL
6 10 (0.30%) VoIP
7 9 (0.27%) MVNO
7 9 (0.27%) AMQP
8 8 (0.24%) DNS
9 7 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
9 7 (0.21%) Firewall
10 5 (0.15%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.12%) SMTP
11 4 (0.12%) DAB
12 3 (0.090%) LDAP
12 3 (0.090%) SSH
12 3 (0.090%) BIG-IP
13 2 (0.060%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.060%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 424 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 265 (7.94%) MySQL
3 244 (7.31%) MongoDB
4 234 (7.01%) NoSQL
5 164 (4.91%) Relational Database
6 117 (3.51%) Big Data
7 114 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 97 (2.91%) Hadoop
9 87 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 75 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
11 66 (1.98%) Redis
12 59 (1.77%) RDBMS
13 46 (1.38%) Oracle Database
14 44 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
15 42 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
16 36 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 35 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 34 (1.02%) CouchDB
19 30 (0.90%) DB2
19 30 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 514 (15.40%) Git (software)
2 369 (11.06%) Cucumber
3 320 (9.59%) Subversion
4 301 (9.02%) Selenium
5 255 (7.64%) Maven
6 228 (6.83%) Jasmine
7 222 (6.65%) Jenkins
8 210 (6.29%) JUnit
9 200 (5.99%) NUnit
10 191 (5.72%) JIRA
11 140 (4.20%) WebDriver
12 130 (3.90%) TeamCity
13 128 (3.84%) SpecFlow
14 108 (3.24%) Mockito
15 103 (3.09%) Visual Studio
16 98 (2.94%) Hudson
17 85 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
18 82 (2.46%) Ant
19 81 (2.43%) Rhino Mocks
20 72 (2.16%) Grunt
General
1 484 (14.50%) Finance
2 374 (11.21%) Banking
3 233 (6.98%) Investment Banking
4 184 (5.51%) Front Office
5 133 (3.99%) Games
6 113 (3.39%) Retail
7 54 (1.62%) Marketing
8 48 (1.44%) Telecoms
9 38 (1.14%) Publishing
10 33 (0.99%) Advertising
11 31 (0.93%) Financial Institution
12 28 (0.84%) Back Office
13 19 (0.57%) Legal
14 14 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.27%) Law
16 6 (0.18%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.18%) Electronics
17 5 (0.15%) Music Industry
18 3 (0.090%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.090%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2559 (76.69%) Developer
2 711 (21.31%) Java Developer
3 398 (11.93%) Senior Developer
4 311 (9.32%) C# Developer
5 307 (9.20%) .NET Developer
6 180 (5.39%) JavaScript Developer
7 146 (4.38%) Web Developer
7 146 (4.38%) Front-End Developer
8 129 (3.87%) PHP Developer
9 126 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
10 123 (3.69%) Senior Java Developer
11 115 (3.45%) Python Developer
12 107 (3.21%) Analyst
13 104 (3.12%) Tester
14 86 (2.58%) Architect
15 80 (2.40%) Scala Developer
16 73 (2.19%) Software Engineer
17 65 (1.95%) Senior .NET Developer
18 63 (1.89%) ScrumMaster
19 62 (1.86%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1148 (34.40%) HTML
2 884 (26.49%) CSS
3 780 (23.37%) .NET
4 723 (21.67%) HTML5
5 624 (18.70%) Web Services
6 516 (15.46%) AngularJS
7 475 (14.23%) Spring
8 458 (13.72%) jQuery
8 458 (13.72%) CSS3
9 431 (12.92%) RESTful
10 425 (12.74%) XML
11 367 (11.00%) ASP.NET
12 339 (10.16%) REST
13 281 (8.42%) Backbone.js
14 271 (8.12%) Hibernate
15 245 (7.34%) JSON
16 243 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC
17 240 (7.19%) J2EE
18 224 (6.71%) Ajax
19 207 (6.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 316 (9.47%) Open Source
2 164 (4.91%) User Experience
3 157 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 116 (3.48%) Fixed Income
5 115 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 113 (3.39%) Mobile App
7 99 (2.97%) Derivative
8 95 (2.85%) Data Structures
9 82 (2.46%) Digital Media
10 79 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 73 (2.19%) Social Media
12 72 (2.16%) Inversion of Control
13 62 (1.86%) Algorithms
14 60 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
15 52 (1.56%) iPad
16 46 (1.38%) Credit Risk
17 39 (1.17%) Visualisation
18 37 (1.11%) N-Tier
18 37 (1.11%) Online Games
19 33 (0.99%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 429 (12.86%) Linux
2 215 (6.44%) UNIX
3 154 (4.61%) Windows
4 134 (4.02%) Android
5 110 (3.30%) Apple iOS
6 33 (0.99%) Mac OS X
7 20 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (0.45%) CentOS
9 13 (0.39%) Windows Phone
10 9 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.27%) Solaris
11 8 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.12%) AIX
13 3 (0.090%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.090%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.090%) Debian
14 1 (0.030%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.030%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.030%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2708 (81.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1372 (41.11%) BDD
3 1230 (36.86%) Scrum
4 822 (24.63%) Continuous Integration
5 787 (23.58%) OO
6 714 (21.40%) MVC
7 385 (11.54%) E-Commerce
8 357 (10.70%) Pair Programming
9 316 (9.47%) Kanban
10 277 (8.30%) Software Engineering
11 248 (7.43%) Test Automation
12 239 (7.16%) User Stories
13 214 (6.41%) SOA
14 211 (6.32%) Web Development
15 210 (6.29%) Automated Testing
16 206 (6.17%) Multithreading
17 192 (5.75%) OOP
18 188 (5.63%) DevOps
19 184 (5.51%) Unit Testing
20 168 (5.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1447 (43.36%) Java
2 1231 (36.89%) JavaScript
3 872 (26.13%) C#
4 627 (18.79%) SQL
5 416 (12.47%) Ruby
6 302 (9.05%) Python
7 298 (8.93%) PHP
8 243 (7.28%) Scala
9 185 (5.54%) C++
10 130 (3.90%) Groovy
11 82 (2.46%) T-SQL
12 67 (2.01%) PL/SQL
12 67 (2.01%) Objective-C
13 65 (1.95%) Perl
14 64 (1.92%) C
15 50 (1.50%) Shell Script
16 44 (1.32%) Clojure
17 39 (1.17%) Bash Shell
18 36 (1.08%) PHP5
19 23 (0.69%) Golang
Qualifications
1 290 (8.69%) Degree
2 48 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 37 (1.11%) ISEB
4 31 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 15 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.060%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.030%) MCPD
9 1 (0.030%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.030%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.030%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.030%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.030%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.030%) PMP
9 1 (0.030%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.030%) MCSE
9 1 (0.030%) MCSD
9 1 (0.030%) HND
9 1 (0.030%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 345 (10.34%) QA
2 10 (0.30%) Basel III
3 3 (0.090%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.060%) SLA
5 1 (0.030%) EMIR
5 1 (0.030%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.030%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (0.96%) Varnish
2 11 (0.33%) Docker
3 9 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.21%) HDFS
5 4 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.12%) vCloud
6 3 (0.090%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.060%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.030%) GridGain
8 1 (0.030%) RHEV
8 1 (0.030%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.030%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.030%) XenApp
8 1 (0.030%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.030%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 114 (3.42%) Puppet
2 90 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (0.93%) Ansible
4 17 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (0.42%) Vagrant
5 14 (0.42%) Salt
6 12 (0.36%) logstash
7 10 (0.30%) Capistrano
8 9 (0.27%) Kibana
9 7 (0.21%) Nagios
10 6 (0.18%) Control-M
10 6 (0.18%) YUM
11 5 (0.15%) Graylog2
12 4 (0.12%) Mesos
12 4 (0.12%) Oozie
13 3 (0.090%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.090%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.060%) HAProxy
15 1 (0.030%) Ambari
15 1 (0.030%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 300 (8.99%) Oracle
2 256 (7.67%) Microsoft
3 89 (2.67%) Zend
4 78 (2.34%) TIBCO
5 60 (1.80%) Google
6 57 (1.71%) Sybase
7 49 (1.47%) Sitecore
8 41 (1.23%) Rackspace
9 38 (1.14%) Endeca
9 38 (1.14%) ATG
10 35 (1.05%) ION Trading
10 35 (1.05%) Perforce
10 35 (1.05%) EPiServer
11 25 (0.75%) Atlassian
12 24 (0.72%) Twitter
13 23 (0.69%) Adobe
14 19 (0.57%) Red Hat
15 16 (0.48%) FatWire
15 16 (0.48%) Informatica
16 15 (0.45%) Facebook
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