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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing TDD 1464 1524 1097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.51% 6.63% 5.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.32% 8.47% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1213 1207 889
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.17%
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
17596 17989 16489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.25% 78.24% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12335 12851 11441
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 234 227
Average hourly rate £20.31 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.73% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +2 369 £475 +5.55% 160
Canary Wharf +3 11 £425 -19.04%
Hammersmith -4 6 £459 - 2
Osterley +3 4 £490 +5.37%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 4 £375 -16.66% 5
Croydon - 4 £388 - 3
Docklands, London -1 3 £425 -21.65%
Twickenham - 3 £513 - 3
Westminster +3 2 £445 +21.91%
Chiswick +2 2 - -
Uxbridge -3 2 £400 +77.77% 1
Hounslow -6 2 £495 -2.94%
Isleworth - 2 - - 1
Chessington - 2 £325 - 1
Wimbledon 0 1 £338 -
Paddington - 1 £500 -
Ealing - 1 - - 2
Bromley - 1 £225 -
Wembley - 1 £375 -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2270 (78.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1240 (42.97%) Java
3 1182 (40.96%) JavaScript
4 1103 (38.22%) BDD
5 1037 (35.93%) Scrum
6 1034 (35.83%) HTML
7 822 (28.48%) CSS
8 803 (27.82%) C#
9 743 (25.74%) .NET
10 680 (23.56%) OO
11 656 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
12 654 (22.66%) HTML5
13 586 (20.30%) MVC
14 544 (18.85%) SQL
15 538 (18.64%) AngularJS
16 515 (17.84%) Web Services
17 469 (16.25%) CSS3
18 447 (15.49%) Finance
19 442 (15.32%) Git (software)
20 421 (14.59%) SQL Server
21 418 (14.48%) jQuery
22 368 (12.75%) RESTful
23 352 (12.20%) Spring
24 351 (12.16%) REST
25 335 (11.61%) Banking
26 329 (11.40%) ASP.NET
27 321 (11.12%) E-Commerce
28 320 (11.09%) Node.js
29 315 (10.91%) Linux
30 308 (10.67%) XML

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 320 (11.09%) Node.js
2 131 (4.54%) CMS
3 97 (3.36%) Apache
4 77 (2.67%) Tomcat
5 69 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
6 59 (2.04%) JBoss
7 47 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 44 (1.52%) Umbraco
8 44 (1.52%) Confluence
9 40 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 36 (1.25%) SharePoint
11 33 (1.14%) Kentico
12 32 (1.11%) WebSphere
13 27 (0.94%) Apache Spark
14 25 (0.87%) WebLogic
15 23 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
15 23 (0.80%) Jetty
16 21 (0.73%) nginx
17 19 (0.66%) Drupal
17 19 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 59 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.35%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.31%) MS Office
4 3 (0.10%) Mingle
5 2 (0.069%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.035%) FastStats
6 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 31 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.59%) ION MarketView
3 11 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.17%) RMDS
6 3 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.10%) Magento
7 2 (0.069%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.035%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.035%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.035%) Summit
8 1 (0.035%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.035%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 163 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (0.90%) GitHub
4 18 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (0.52%) SaaS
6 14 (0.49%) Heroku
7 12 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 11 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.28%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.21%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.21%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.14%) PaaS
12 4 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.10%) Trello
13 3 (0.10%) Force.com
14 2 (0.069%) Office 365
14 2 (0.069%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 137 (4.75%) HTTP
2 57 (1.98%) Internet
3 17 (0.59%) SSL
4 15 (0.52%) AMQP
5 13 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.24%) FTP
7 6 (0.21%) SNMP
7 6 (0.21%) LDAP
7 6 (0.21%) Firewall
8 5 (0.17%) VPN
8 5 (0.17%) Intranet
9 3 (0.10%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.10%) DVB
9 3 (0.10%) X.509
9 3 (0.10%) DAB
10 2 (0.069%) UPnP
10 2 (0.069%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.069%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.069%) DMZ
10 2 (0.069%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (14.59%) SQL Server
2 232 (8.04%) MongoDB
3 211 (7.31%) NoSQL
4 190 (6.58%) Relational Database
5 141 (4.89%) MySQL
6 123 (4.26%) Hadoop
7 118 (4.09%) Big Data
8 99 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
9 84 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 80 (2.77%) RDBMS
11 79 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
12 57 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
13 53 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 53 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
14 51 (1.77%) Redis
15 48 (1.66%) Oracle Database
15 48 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 34 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
17 33 (1.14%) CouchDB
18 32 (1.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 442 (15.32%) Git (software)
2 278 (9.63%) Subversion
3 253 (8.77%) Cucumber
4 211 (7.31%) Selenium
5 210 (7.28%) Maven
6 189 (6.55%) Jenkins
7 174 (6.03%) Jasmine
8 169 (5.86%) JUnit
9 153 (5.30%) Grunt
10 136 (4.71%) NUnit
11 121 (4.19%) JIRA
12 104 (3.60%) TeamCity
13 102 (3.53%) Mockito
14 73 (2.53%) Mocha
14 73 (2.53%) WebDriver
15 72 (2.49%) SpecFlow
16 71 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
17 70 (2.43%) Eclipse
18 69 (2.39%) Visual Studio
18 69 (2.39%) Hudson
General
1 447 (15.49%) Finance
2 335 (11.61%) Banking
3 238 (8.25%) Front Office
4 206 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 100 (3.47%) Games
6 74 (2.56%) Retail
7 60 (2.08%) Publishing
8 28 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 28 (0.97%) Marketing
9 27 (0.94%) Back Office
10 26 (0.90%) Advertising
11 21 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.35%) Law
13 9 (0.31%) Legal
14 8 (0.28%) Electronics
15 5 (0.17%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.14%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.10%) Online Betting
18 2 (0.069%) Arabic Language
18 2 (0.069%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 2272 (78.72%) Developer
2 655 (22.70%) Java Developer
3 401 (13.89%) Senior Developer
4 306 (10.60%) C# Developer
5 295 (10.22%) .NET Developer
6 161 (5.58%) Front-End Developer
7 160 (5.54%) JavaScript Developer
8 141 (4.89%) Senior Java Developer
9 119 (4.12%) Web Developer
10 112 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 91 (3.15%) Scala Developer
12 88 (3.05%) Architect
13 81 (2.81%) Analyst
14 78 (2.70%) Android Developer
15 64 (2.22%) Agile Java Developer
16 63 (2.18%) PHP Developer
17 62 (2.15%) Senior .NET Developer
17 62 (2.15%) iOS Developer
18 55 (1.91%) Full Stack Developer
19 54 (1.87%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1034 (35.83%) HTML
2 822 (28.48%) CSS
3 743 (25.74%) .NET
4 654 (22.66%) HTML5
5 538 (18.64%) AngularJS
6 515 (17.84%) Web Services
7 469 (16.25%) CSS3
8 418 (14.48%) jQuery
9 368 (12.75%) RESTful
10 352 (12.20%) Spring
11 351 (12.16%) REST
12 329 (11.40%) ASP.NET
13 308 (10.67%) XML
14 243 (8.42%) WCF
15 231 (8.00%) J2EE
16 228 (7.90%) ASP.NET MVC
16 228 (7.90%) Backbone.js
17 218 (7.55%) JSON
18 215 (7.45%) Hibernate
19 214 (7.42%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 181 (6.27%) User Experience
2 157 (5.44%) Open Source
3 125 (4.33%) Derivative
4 116 (4.02%) Mobile App
5 90 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
5 90 (3.12%) Computer Science
6 74 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 72 (2.49%) Fixed Income
8 63 (2.18%) Equity Derivative
9 56 (1.94%) Digital Media
10 51 (1.77%) Algorithms
11 44 (1.52%) Social Media
11 44 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
12 39 (1.35%) iPad
12 39 (1.35%) Data Structures
13 38 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
13 38 (1.32%) Equities
14 37 (1.28%) N-Tier
15 28 (0.97%) Visualisation
16 27 (0.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 315 (10.91%) Linux
2 190 (6.58%) UNIX
3 136 (4.71%) Android
4 121 (4.19%) Apple iOS
5 114 (3.95%) Windows
6 42 (1.46%) Mac OS X
7 13 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.38%) CentOS
9 10 (0.35%) Windows Phone
10 9 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
11 6 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.069%) VMS
13 2 (0.069%) MVS
13 2 (0.069%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.069%) AIX
13 2 (0.069%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.069%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.069%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2270 (78.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1103 (38.22%) BDD
3 1037 (35.93%) Scrum
4 680 (23.56%) OO
5 656 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 586 (20.30%) MVC
7 321 (11.12%) E-Commerce
8 279 (9.67%) Pair Programming
9 275 (9.53%) Software Engineering
10 274 (9.49%) Kanban
11 273 (9.46%) Unit Testing
12 221 (7.66%) Multithreading
13 213 (7.38%) Web Development
14 203 (7.03%) SOA
15 198 (6.86%) Responsive Web Design
16 197 (6.83%) OOP
17 178 (6.17%) Test Automation
18 174 (6.03%) User Stories
19 150 (5.20%) DevOps
20 149 (5.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1240 (42.97%) Java
2 1182 (40.96%) JavaScript
3 803 (27.82%) C#
4 544 (18.85%) SQL
5 297 (10.29%) Ruby
6 222 (7.69%) Scala
7 220 (7.62%) Python
8 181 (6.27%) PHP
9 108 (3.74%) C++
10 82 (2.84%) T-SQL
11 76 (2.63%) Groovy
12 56 (1.94%) Objective-C
13 39 (1.35%) PL/SQL
13 39 (1.35%) Perl
14 35 (1.21%) Bash Shell
15 32 (1.11%) Clojure
16 31 (1.07%) C
17 29 (1.00%) VBA
18 26 (0.90%) Shell Script
19 24 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 206 (7.14%) Degree
2 50 (1.73%) Security Cleared
3 30 (1.04%) ISEB
4 19 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 17 (0.59%) ISTQB
6 11 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.24%) MCITP
8 7 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
8 7 (0.24%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.14%) MCPD
10 2 (0.069%) HND
11 1 (0.035%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.035%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.035%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.035%) PMP
11 1 (0.035%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.035%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (7.42%) QA
2 7 (0.24%) ISO 9001
2 7 (0.24%) EMIR
3 5 (0.17%) WAI
4 3 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.10%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.069%) Basel III
6 1 (0.035%) HL7
System Software
1 37 (1.28%) Varnish
2 36 (1.25%) Docker
3 9 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.21%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.21%) HDFS
5 5 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.17%) vCloud
6 4 (0.14%) GridGain
7 2 (0.069%) vSphere
8 1 (0.035%) XenApp
8 1 (0.035%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.035%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.035%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 71 (2.46%) Puppet
2 60 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (1.11%) Ansible
4 21 (0.73%) Vagrant
4 21 (0.73%) yum
5 17 (0.59%) Salt
6 8 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.17%) Kibana
7 5 (0.17%) Graylog
7 5 (0.17%) Capistrano
7 5 (0.17%) logstash
8 4 (0.14%) Mesos
9 3 (0.10%) CA LISA
9 3 (0.10%) Oozie
10 2 (0.069%) Nagios
10 2 (0.069%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.069%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.035%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.035%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 1 (0.035%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 261 (9.04%) Oracle
2 202 (7.00%) Microsoft
3 65 (2.25%) Sitecore
4 57 (1.98%) Sybase
5 56 (1.94%) EPiServer
6 51 (1.77%) Google
7 40 (1.39%) TIBCO
8 31 (1.07%) Red Hat
9 29 (1.00%) Adobe
10 27 (0.94%) Zend
11 24 (0.83%) ION Trading
12 22 (0.76%) Perforce
13 21 (0.73%) Twitter
13 21 (0.73%) Rackspace
14 20 (0.69%) Apple
15 18 (0.62%) Atlassian
16 17 (0.59%) ATG
16 17 (0.59%) hybris
17 15 (0.52%) IBM
18 14 (0.49%) Endeca
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Talent International
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £585 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday