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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing TDD 1457 1280 1138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.94% 5.85% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.90% 7.47% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 1012 908
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £324 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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
16364 17145 14739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.90% 78.30% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11736 11865 10228
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 243 306
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £78.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 354 £455 +1.11% 156
Canary Wharf +11 5 £725 +101.38%
Uxbridge +7 3 £365 -2.66% 2
Croydon -1 3 £325 -25.71% 1
Isleworth - 2 £430 - 1
Docklands, London 0 1 £525 -3.22% 1
Ealing - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
Morden - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 2
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2532 (80.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1386 (44.28%) Java
3 1275 (40.73%) BDD
4 1212 (38.72%) Scrum
5 1166 (37.25%) JavaScript
6 1103 (35.24%) HTML
7 857 (27.38%) CSS
8 809 (25.85%) C#
9 775 (24.76%) Continuous Integration
10 745 (23.80%) .NET
11 737 (23.55%) OO
12 684 (21.85%) HTML5
13 665 (21.25%) MVC
14 604 (19.30%) SQL
15 574 (18.34%) Web Services
16 514 (16.42%) AngularJS
17 486 (15.53%) Git (software)
18 469 (14.98%) Finance
19 455 (14.54%) CSS3
20 431 (13.77%) jQuery
21 423 (13.51%) SQL Server
22 416 (13.29%) Spring
23 407 (13.00%) RESTful
24 394 (12.59%) XML
25 379 (12.11%) Linux
26 361 (11.53%) Ruby
27 357 (11.41%) E-Commerce
28 341 (10.89%) REST
29 338 (10.80%) Banking
30 331 (10.58%) Cucumber

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 302 (9.65%) Node.js
2 139 (4.44%) CMS
3 138 (4.41%) Apache
4 82 (2.62%) JBoss
5 80 (2.56%) Tomcat
6 71 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
7 53 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
8 42 (1.34%) SharePoint
9 40 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
10 38 (1.21%) WebLogic
11 37 (1.18%) Confluence
12 34 (1.09%) nginx
12 34 (1.09%) Apache Solr
13 33 (1.05%) Drupal
14 32 (1.02%) WebSphere
15 27 (0.86%) IIS
15 27 (0.86%) Apache Spark
16 19 (0.61%) EPiServer CMS
17 17 (0.54%) Jetty
18 15 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 78 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.35%) MS Office
3 7 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.13%) Mingle
5 4 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.064%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.032%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.032%) MS Project
7 1 (0.032%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.032%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 29 (0.93%) ION MarketView
2 23 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.45%) RMDS
4 12 (0.38%) IntelliMatch
5 9 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
7 7 (0.22%) Magento
8 4 (0.13%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.096%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 1 (0.032%) Misys Midas
10 1 (0.032%) Summit
10 1 (0.032%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.032%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 72 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (0.54%) GitHub
5 14 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.38%) Joyent
7 11 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.26%) OpenShift
9 8 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (0.22%) SaaS
11 6 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (0.19%) ElastiCache
12 5 (0.16%) Force.com
12 5 (0.16%) Trello
13 4 (0.13%) Heroku
14 3 (0.096%) PaaS
15 2 (0.064%) Office 365
16 1 (0.032%) Rackspace Cloud
16 1 (0.032%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 131 (4.19%) HTTP
2 61 (1.95%) Internet
3 21 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.61%) Intranet
5 13 (0.42%) SNMP
6 12 (0.38%) AMQP
7 10 (0.32%) Firewall
8 9 (0.29%) SSL
8 9 (0.29%) MVNO
9 7 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (0.16%) VoIP
11 4 (0.13%) VPN
11 4 (0.13%) DNS
12 3 (0.096%) SSH
12 3 (0.096%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.096%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.064%) LDAP
13 2 (0.064%) DAB
14 1 (0.032%) Extranet
14 1 (0.032%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 423 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 230 (7.35%) MongoDB
3 211 (6.74%) MySQL
4 204 (6.52%) NoSQL
5 161 (5.14%) Relational Database
6 116 (3.71%) Big Data
7 103 (3.29%) Hadoop
8 93 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 86 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 73 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
11 58 (1.85%) RDBMS
12 56 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
13 50 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 49 (1.57%) Redis
15 43 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 39 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 37 (1.18%) Oracle Database
18 34 (1.09%) CouchDB
19 33 (1.05%) DB2
20 30 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 486 (15.53%) Git (software)
2 331 (10.58%) Cucumber
3 299 (9.55%) Selenium
4 284 (9.07%) Subversion
5 232 (7.41%) Maven
6 217 (6.93%) Jasmine
7 205 (6.55%) JUnit
8 198 (6.33%) Jenkins
9 185 (5.91%) NUnit
10 171 (5.46%) JIRA
11 114 (3.64%) WebDriver
12 107 (3.42%) Mockito
13 106 (3.39%) SpecFlow
14 105 (3.35%) Grunt
15 104 (3.32%) TeamCity
16 87 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
17 82 (2.62%) Hudson
18 80 (2.56%) Visual Studio
19 77 (2.46%) Mocha
20 75 (2.40%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 469 (14.98%) Finance
2 338 (10.80%) Banking
3 202 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 185 (5.91%) Front Office
5 134 (4.28%) Games
6 101 (3.23%) Retail
7 43 (1.37%) Marketing
8 42 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 37 (1.18%) Publishing
10 36 (1.15%) Advertising
11 28 (0.89%) Financial Institution
12 27 (0.86%) Back Office
13 16 (0.51%) Legal
14 11 (0.35%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.29%) Law
16 7 (0.22%) Music Industry
17 6 (0.19%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.13%) Electronics
19 2 (0.064%) Arabic Language
19 2 (0.064%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 2391 (76.39%) Developer
2 675 (21.57%) Java Developer
3 388 (12.40%) Senior Developer
4 284 (9.07%) C# Developer
5 274 (8.75%) .NET Developer
6 167 (5.34%) JavaScript Developer
7 165 (5.27%) Front-End Developer
8 132 (4.22%) Web Developer
9 128 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
10 111 (3.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 111 (3.55%) PHP Developer
11 90 (2.88%) Analyst
11 90 (2.88%) Tester
12 87 (2.78%) Python Developer
13 85 (2.72%) Scala Developer
14 81 (2.59%) Architect
15 66 (2.11%) Senior .NET Developer
16 61 (1.95%) Android Developer
17 57 (1.82%) ScrumMaster
18 55 (1.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1103 (35.24%) HTML
2 857 (27.38%) CSS
3 745 (23.80%) .NET
4 684 (21.85%) HTML5
5 574 (18.34%) Web Services
6 514 (16.42%) AngularJS
7 455 (14.54%) CSS3
8 431 (13.77%) jQuery
9 416 (13.29%) Spring
10 407 (13.00%) RESTful
11 394 (12.59%) XML
12 341 (10.89%) REST
13 321 (10.26%) ASP.NET
14 262 (8.37%) Backbone.js
15 249 (7.96%) Hibernate
16 238 (7.60%) J2EE
17 222 (7.09%) ASP.NET MVC
17 222 (7.09%) JSON
18 207 (6.61%) WCF
19 177 (5.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 243 (7.76%) Open Source
2 150 (4.79%) User Experience
3 130 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
4 113 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 105 (3.35%) Derivative
5 105 (3.35%) Mobile App
6 99 (3.16%) Fixed Income
7 78 (2.49%) Digital Media
8 75 (2.40%) Data Structures
9 74 (2.36%) Inversion of Control
10 73 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 56 (1.79%) Social Media
12 47 (1.50%) Algorithms
12 47 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
13 40 (1.28%) Visualisation
14 39 (1.25%) iPad
15 38 (1.21%) Equity Derivative
16 35 (1.12%) N-Tier
17 32 (1.02%) Equities
18 30 (0.96%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 379 (12.11%) Linux
2 197 (6.29%) UNIX
3 143 (4.57%) Windows
4 131 (4.19%) Android
5 115 (3.67%) Apple iOS
6 40 (1.28%) Mac OS X
7 18 (0.58%) Windows Phone
8 16 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.48%) CentOS
10 9 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
12 5 (0.16%) Solaris
12 5 (0.16%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.13%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.096%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.064%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.064%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.064%) Debian
16 1 (0.032%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2532 (80.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1275 (40.73%) BDD
3 1212 (38.72%) Scrum
4 775 (24.76%) Continuous Integration
5 737 (23.55%) OO
6 665 (21.25%) MVC
7 357 (11.41%) E-Commerce
8 310 (9.90%) Kanban
9 305 (9.74%) Pair Programming
10 283 (9.04%) Software Engineering
11 234 (7.48%) User Stories
12 233 (7.44%) Test Automation
13 214 (6.84%) SOA
14 199 (6.36%) Web Development
15 194 (6.20%) DevOps
16 191 (6.10%) Multithreading
17 190 (6.07%) Unit Testing
18 176 (5.62%) OOP
19 171 (5.46%) Automated Testing
20 164 (5.24%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1386 (44.28%) Java
2 1166 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 809 (25.85%) C#
4 604 (19.30%) SQL
5 361 (11.53%) Ruby
6 265 (8.47%) PHP
7 254 (8.12%) Python
8 223 (7.12%) Scala
9 154 (4.92%) C++
10 101 (3.23%) Groovy
11 95 (3.04%) T-SQL
12 62 (1.98%) Perl
13 60 (1.92%) Objective-C
14 50 (1.60%) C
15 48 (1.53%) PL/SQL
16 43 (1.37%) Shell Script
16 43 (1.37%) Clojure
17 42 (1.34%) Bash Shell
18 28 (0.89%) PHP5
19 25 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 296 (9.46%) Degree
2 48 (1.53%) ISEB
3 39 (1.25%) Security Cleared
4 25 (0.80%) ISTQB
5 16 (0.51%) SC Cleared
6 14 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.22%) MCITP
9 3 (0.096%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.064%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.064%) MCPD
10 2 (0.064%) HND
11 1 (0.032%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.032%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.032%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.032%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.032%) PMP
11 1 (0.032%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.032%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.032%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 328 (10.48%) QA
2 7 (0.22%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.19%) EMIR
3 6 (0.19%) Basel III
4 2 (0.064%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.064%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (0.93%) Varnish
2 18 (0.58%) Docker
3 13 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.22%) vCloud
6 5 (0.16%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.13%) HDFS
8 2 (0.064%) GridGain
8 2 (0.064%) XenApp
8 2 (0.064%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.064%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.064%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.032%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.032%) vSphere
9 1 (0.032%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 115 (3.67%) Puppet
2 88 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (1.15%) Ansible
4 18 (0.58%) Vagrant
5 15 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (0.42%) Salt
6 13 (0.42%) logstash
7 11 (0.35%) Kibana
8 8 (0.26%) Graylog2
8 8 (0.26%) yum
9 7 (0.22%) Control-M
10 5 (0.16%) Nagios
10 5 (0.16%) Mesos
11 4 (0.13%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.064%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.064%) Graphite
12 2 (0.064%) Capistrano
13 1 (0.032%) BladeLogic
13 1 (0.032%) OpenSSO
13 1 (0.032%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 264 (8.43%) Oracle
2 249 (7.96%) Microsoft
3 73 (2.33%) Google
4 65 (2.08%) Sybase
5 64 (2.04%) Zend
6 63 (2.01%) TIBCO
7 52 (1.66%) Sitecore
8 37 (1.18%) ION Trading
9 35 (1.12%) Rackspace
10 33 (1.05%) EPiServer
11 29 (0.93%) ATG
12 28 (0.89%) Endeca
13 26 (0.83%) Atlassian
13 26 (0.83%) Perforce
14 25 (0.80%) Adobe
14 25 (0.80%) Twitter
15 21 (0.67%) Red Hat
16 18 (0.58%) New Relic
16 18 (0.58%) Netezza
17 16 (0.51%) VMware
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Posted: Yesterday
West London
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
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Engage PSG
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Talent International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £550 per day
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