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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / London
Rank 14 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing TDD 1592 1727 1406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.23% 8.05% 6.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.70% 9.47% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1426 1140
Median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £106.25 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%

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
16407 18228 17337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.80% 84.98% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11873 13026 12367
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 221 198
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +2 311 £500 -4.76% 102
Croydon -11 12 £450 +12.85% 2
Wimbledon - 5 £550 - 1
Westminster -2 4 £475 +0.73% 1
Docklands, London - 4 £550 -
Hammersmith -3 3 £525 +69.35% 1
Bromley - 3 £550 -
Osterley +1 2 - -
Canary Wharf -5 2 £675 +12.50%
Hayes - 2 £388 -
Twickenham -5 1 £350 -12.50% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £450 - 9
Morden - 1 £330 -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 2791 (79.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1651 (47.28%) Java
3 1594 (45.65%) BDD
4 1337 (38.29%) JavaScript
5 1200 (34.36%) Scrum
6 1016 (29.10%) HTML
7 891 (25.52%) CSS
8 787 (22.54%) AngularJS
9 766 (21.94%) Continuous Integration
10 710 (20.33%) C#
11 642 (18.38%) Finance
12 641 (18.36%) HTML5
13 635 (18.18%) Git (software)
14 632 (18.10%) .NET
15 591 (16.92%) Node.js
15 591 (16.92%) REST
16 581 (16.64%) SQL
17 579 (16.58%) Web Services
18 561 (16.07%) OO
19 546 (15.64%) Spring
20 508 (14.55%) Microservices
21 494 (14.15%) Pair Programming
22 484 (13.86%) RESTful
23 481 (13.77%) MVC
24 478 (13.69%) DevOps
25 473 (13.55%) Jenkins
26 471 (13.49%) React
27 461 (13.20%) Kanban
28 460 (13.17%) CSS3
29 436 (12.49%) Amazon AWS

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
1 175 (5.01%) Apache Spark
2 163 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
3 140 (4.01%) Confluence
4 77 (2.21%) Apache
5 72 (2.06%) Tomcat
6 66 (1.89%) CMS
7 62 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 59 (1.69%) WebSphere
9 52 (1.49%) SharePoint
10 41 (1.17%) IIS
11 40 (1.15%) WebLogic
12 39 (1.12%) Mule
13 38 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
14 30 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
15 29 (0.83%) JBoss
16 27 (0.77%) Apache Solr
17 24 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
18 21 (0.60%) OpenStack
19 20 (0.57%) EPiServer
20 17 (0.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 104 (2.98%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.40%) MS Office
3 11 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.20%) MS Project
4 7 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.086%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.057%) PaintShop Pro
6 2 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.029%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 39 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
5 8 (0.23%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.14%) FastStats
6 5 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.057%) FLEXCUBE
7 2 (0.057%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.057%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.057%) VisionPLUS
8 1 (0.029%) Endur
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.029%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.029%) RMDS
8 1 (0.029%) SDL Web 8
8 1 (0.029%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 436 (12.49%) Amazon AWS
2 263 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 122 (3.49%) GitHub
4 79 (2.26%) PaaS
5 65 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (1.29%) IaaS
7 44 (1.26%) SaaS
8 35 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 29 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
10 24 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
11 18 (0.52%) Amazon S3
11 18 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (0.46%) Heroku
13 15 (0.43%) Slack
14 13 (0.37%) Datadog
15 12 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 11 (0.32%) Office 365
16 11 (0.32%) OpenShift
17 9 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
17 9 (0.26%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 147 (4.21%) HTTP
2 41 (1.17%) Internet
3 39 (1.12%) RTSP
4 38 (1.09%) MQTT
5 23 (0.66%) AMQP
6 12 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.32%) Network Security
8 10 (0.29%) Intranet
9 8 (0.23%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.20%) RTP
10 7 (0.20%) Skype
10 7 (0.20%) SNMP
10 7 (0.20%) X.509
11 6 (0.17%) SSL
12 5 (0.14%) DMZ
12 5 (0.14%) DVB
12 5 (0.14%) IP Telephony
12 5 (0.14%) LDAP
12 5 (0.14%) VPN
13 4 (0.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 319 (9.14%) NoSQL
3 305 (8.73%) MongoDB
4 232 (6.64%) Big Data
5 207 (5.93%) MySQL
6 205 (5.87%) Hadoop
7 153 (4.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 152 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
9 149 (4.27%) Relational Database
10 66 (1.89%) HBase
11 62 (1.78%) Redis
12 60 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 52 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
14 43 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
15 40 (1.15%) Oracle Database
16 38 (1.09%) Apache Hive
17 35 (1.00%) Neo4j
18 31 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
19 28 (0.80%) SQLite
20 27 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 635 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 473 (13.55%) Jenkins
3 365 (10.45%) JIRA
4 263 (7.53%) Maven
5 248 (7.10%) Cucumber
6 246 (7.04%) JUnit
7 237 (6.79%) Selenium
8 186 (5.33%) Mockito
9 167 (4.78%) Subversion
10 143 (4.10%) TeamCity
11 142 (4.07%) WebDriver
12 140 (4.01%) Jasmine
13 123 (3.52%) gulp
14 117 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
15 113 (3.24%) Gradle
16 103 (2.95%) Grunt
17 82 (2.35%) NUnit
18 72 (2.06%) Mocha
19 67 (1.92%) SpecFlow
19 67 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 642 (18.38%) Finance
2 425 (12.17%) Banking
3 178 (5.10%) Investment Banking
4 136 (3.89%) Retail
5 125 (3.58%) Front Office
6 103 (2.95%) Games
7 95 (2.72%) Marketing
8 74 (2.12%) Telecoms
9 71 (2.03%) Back Office
10 56 (1.60%) Publishing
11 37 (1.06%) Electronics
11 37 (1.06%) Manufacturing
12 35 (1.00%) Advertising
13 19 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.37%) Retail Banking
15 12 (0.34%) Law
16 11 (0.32%) Automotive
17 8 (0.23%) Legal
18 5 (0.14%) Billing
18 5 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2670 (76.46%) Developer
2 865 (24.77%) Java Developer
3 549 (15.72%) Senior Developer
4 356 (10.19%) JavaScript Developer
5 330 (9.45%) .NET Developer
6 320 (9.16%) Agile Developer
7 312 (8.93%) C# Developer
8 250 (7.16%) Senior Java Developer
9 222 (6.36%) Scala Developer
10 217 (6.21%) Full Stack Developer
11 204 (5.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 189 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
13 180 (5.15%) Agile Java Developer
14 165 (4.73%) Angular Developer
15 149 (4.27%) Node.js Developer
16 110 (3.15%) iOS Developer
17 103 (2.95%) Senior Agile Developer
18 100 (2.86%) HTML Developer
19 97 (2.78%) Python Developer
20 96 (2.75%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1016 (29.10%) HTML
2 891 (25.52%) CSS
3 787 (22.54%) AngularJS
4 641 (18.36%) HTML5
5 632 (18.10%) .NET
6 591 (16.92%) Node.js
6 591 (16.92%) REST
7 579 (16.58%) Web Services
8 546 (15.64%) Spring
9 484 (13.86%) RESTful
10 471 (13.49%) React
11 460 (13.17%) CSS3
12 320 (9.16%) jQuery
12 320 (9.16%) JSON
13 284 (8.13%) ASP.NET
14 270 (7.73%) XML
15 231 (6.62%) SOAP
16 217 (6.21%) Hibernate
17 181 (5.18%) ASP.NET MVC
18 179 (5.13%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 255 (7.30%) User Experience
2 132 (3.78%) Mobile App
3 114 (3.26%) Fintech
4 108 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 100 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 66 (1.89%) Derivative
6 66 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 60 (1.72%) Fixed Income
8 52 (1.49%) Public Cloud
9 48 (1.37%) Algorithms
10 44 (1.26%) Video on Demand
11 42 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 40 (1.15%) Data Structures
13 39 (1.12%) iPad
14 37 (1.06%) Equities
15 28 (0.80%) iPhone
16 25 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
16 25 (0.72%) Online Games
17 24 (0.69%) Streaming Video
18 23 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 369 (10.57%) Linux
2 189 (5.41%) Apple iOS
3 185 (5.30%) Unix
4 158 (4.52%) Windows
5 155 (4.44%) Android
6 27 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (0.74%) Mac OS X
8 15 (0.43%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.26%) Solaris
9 9 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.23%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.20%) HPUX
11 7 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (0.086%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.086%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.057%) CentOS
13 2 (0.057%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.029%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.029%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.029%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2791 (79.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1594 (45.65%) BDD
3 1200 (34.36%) Scrum
4 766 (21.94%) Continuous Integration
5 561 (16.07%) OO
6 508 (14.55%) Microservices
7 494 (14.15%) Pair Programming
8 481 (13.77%) MVC
9 478 (13.69%) DevOps
10 461 (13.20%) Kanban
11 430 (12.31%) E-Commerce
12 403 (11.54%) Software Engineering
13 332 (9.51%) Front End Development
14 260 (7.45%) Web Development
15 246 (7.04%) Unit Testing
16 240 (6.87%) SOA
17 235 (6.73%) Continuous Delivery
18 225 (6.44%) Open Source
19 188 (5.38%) High Availability
20 175 (5.01%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1651 (47.28%) Java
2 1337 (38.29%) JavaScript
3 710 (20.33%) C#
4 581 (16.64%) SQL
5 435 (12.46%) Scala
6 339 (9.71%) Python
7 254 (7.27%) Ruby
8 126 (3.61%) PHP
9 120 (3.44%) ES6
10 106 (3.04%) C++
11 100 (2.86%) Apple Swift
12 99 (2.84%) Objective-C
13 94 (2.69%) C
14 88 (2.52%) Shell Script
15 71 (2.03%) T-SQL
16 60 (1.72%) Go
17 44 (1.26%) PowerShell
18 42 (1.20%) PL/SQL
19 41 (1.17%) Perl
19 41 (1.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 163 (4.67%) Degree
2 116 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 88 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 23 (0.66%) DV Cleared
5 21 (0.60%) ISEB
6 17 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (0.34%) PhD
8 11 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.29%) BC Cleared
9 10 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.29%) Sun Certification
10 9 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.14%) MCPD
12 4 (0.11%) MCAD
12 4 (0.11%) MCSD
13 3 (0.086%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.057%) MCP
14 2 (0.057%) MCTS
15 1 (0.029%) MCSA
15 1 (0.029%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (6.73%) QA
2 42 (1.20%) SDET
3 25 (0.72%) FATCA
4 20 (0.57%) MiFID
5 16 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.40%) EMIR
7 12 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
8 9 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.26%) SLA
9 6 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
10 5 (0.14%) WCAG
11 2 (0.057%) WAI
12 1 (0.029%) GCP
12 1 (0.029%) HL7
12 1 (0.029%) SEPA
System Software
1 311 (8.91%) Docker
2 27 (0.77%) HDFS
3 25 (0.72%) Apache Flume
4 15 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (0.17%) vCloud
8 4 (0.11%) Firmware
8 4 (0.11%) vSphere
9 3 (0.086%) NFS
9 3 (0.086%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.029%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.029%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 121 (3.47%) Puppet
2 98 (2.81%) Ansible
3 80 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (0.83%) Kubernetes
5 27 (0.77%) Terraform
6 24 (0.69%) logstash
7 22 (0.63%) Kibana
8 20 (0.57%) Nagios
9 16 (0.46%) Salt
10 12 (0.34%) Grafana
11 10 (0.29%) Oozie
12 9 (0.26%) Mesos
13 8 (0.23%) rkt
13 8 (0.23%) SCOM
14 7 (0.20%) SQL Sentry
15 6 (0.17%) HockeyApp
16 4 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
16 4 (0.11%) OpenIDM
16 4 (0.11%) Rancher
17 3 (0.086%) Packer
Vendors
1 248 (7.10%) Microsoft
2 210 (6.01%) Oracle
3 69 (1.98%) SAP
4 41 (1.17%) Google
4 41 (1.17%) MuleSoft
4 41 (1.17%) New Relic
5 39 (1.12%) IBM
6 38 (1.09%) Solace
7 36 (1.03%) Atlassian
8 30 (0.86%) Sitecore
9 28 (0.80%) Apigee
10 27 (0.77%) Splunk
10 27 (0.77%) WSO2
11 26 (0.74%) hybris
12 24 (0.69%) ATG
12 24 (0.69%) TIBCO
12 24 (0.69%) Zend
13 23 (0.66%) Xamarin
14 21 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
15 20 (0.57%) Perforce
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day great working environment - possibility to m
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £475 - £510 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £440 per day + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £535 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lennon Wright
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: Up to £1,000 per day or £120,000 + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago