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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 21 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing TDD 1622 1373 1238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.13% 5.77% 5.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.20% 7.43% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1324 1075 1006
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £330
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 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -15.38%
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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 +17 391 £463 +2.77% 120
Isleworth - 5 £378 -
Canary Wharf +9 4 £663 +84.02%
Uxbridge - 4 £394 - 2
Bromley +4 1 £350 +57.30%
Croydon -2 1 - - 1
Hammersmith -7 1 £426 +54.90%
Twickenham - 1 £350 -
Romford - 1 - - 1
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2624 (81.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1404 (43.52%) Java
3 1330 (41.23%) BDD
4 1209 (37.48%) Scrum
5 1184 (36.70%) JavaScript
6 1116 (34.59%) HTML
7 869 (26.94%) CSS
8 837 (25.95%) C#
9 799 (24.77%) Continuous Integration
10 762 (23.62%) OO
11 759 (23.53%) .NET
12 705 (21.85%) HTML5
13 690 (21.39%) MVC
14 624 (19.34%) SQL
15 603 (18.69%) Web Services
16 520 (16.12%) AngularJS
17 509 (15.78%) Git (software)
18 464 (14.38%) Finance
19 450 (13.95%) CSS3
20 436 (13.52%) jQuery
20 436 (13.52%) Spring
21 434 (13.45%) RESTful
22 426 (13.21%) SQL Server
23 421 (13.05%) XML
24 408 (12.65%) Linux
25 373 (11.56%) Ruby
26 358 (11.10%) E-Commerce
27 349 (10.82%) Banking
28 344 (10.66%) ASP.NET
29 343 (10.63%) Cucumber

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 307 (9.52%) Node.js
2 170 (5.27%) CMS
3 148 (4.59%) Apache
4 89 (2.76%) Tomcat
5 85 (2.63%) JBoss
6 70 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
7 54 (1.67%) Adobe CQ
8 47 (1.46%) Confluence
9 42 (1.30%) WebLogic
9 42 (1.30%) SharePoint
10 41 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
11 39 (1.21%) Apache Solr
12 36 (1.12%) IIS
13 35 (1.08%) nginx
14 33 (1.02%) Drupal
15 28 (0.87%) WebSphere
15 28 (0.87%) Apache Spark
16 27 (0.84%) Umbraco
17 18 (0.56%) EPiServer CMS
18 17 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 89 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.12%) Mingle
3 4 (0.12%) MS Office
4 3 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.031%) FastStats
5 1 (0.031%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.031%) MS Project
5 1 (0.031%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 25 (0.77%) ION MarketView
2 15 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.43%) RMDS
4 12 (0.37%) IntelliMatch
5 9 (0.28%) Magento
6 8 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
8 6 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.12%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.093%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 3 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.062%) Endur
12 1 (0.031%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.031%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 72 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (0.56%) GitHub
5 15 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.37%) Joyent
7 9 (0.28%) SaaS
7 9 (0.28%) PaaS
8 8 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.19%) OpenShift
9 6 (0.19%) Heroku
9 6 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.15%) Trello
11 3 (0.093%) Office 365
11 3 (0.093%) Force.com
12 1 (0.031%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 128 (3.97%) HTTP
2 49 (1.52%) Internet
3 26 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 20 (0.62%) Intranet
5 13 (0.40%) SNMP
6 10 (0.31%) AMQP
7 9 (0.28%) MVNO
7 9 (0.28%) SSL
7 9 (0.28%) VoIP
8 8 (0.25%) Firewall
9 7 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (0.12%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.12%) DNS
11 3 (0.093%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.093%) LDAP
11 3 (0.093%) DAB
11 3 (0.093%) SSH
11 3 (0.093%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.062%) VPN
13 1 (0.031%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 426 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 243 (7.53%) MySQL
3 234 (7.25%) MongoDB
4 226 (7.01%) NoSQL
5 155 (4.80%) Relational Database
6 127 (3.94%) Big Data
7 108 (3.35%) Hadoop
8 102 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 88 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 67 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
11 60 (1.86%) RDBMS
12 59 (1.83%) Redis
13 49 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
14 47 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
15 42 (1.30%) Oracle Database
16 40 (1.24%) CouchDB
17 34 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 33 (1.02%) DB2
19 31 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 31 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 509 (15.78%) Git (software)
2 343 (10.63%) Cucumber
3 302 (9.36%) Subversion
4 301 (9.33%) Selenium
5 245 (7.59%) Maven
6 224 (6.94%) Jasmine
7 223 (6.91%) Jenkins
8 209 (6.48%) JUnit
9 195 (6.04%) NUnit
10 188 (5.83%) JIRA
11 125 (3.87%) WebDriver
12 120 (3.72%) SpecFlow
13 114 (3.53%) TeamCity
14 102 (3.16%) Mockito
15 99 (3.07%) Grunt
16 95 (2.94%) Visual Studio
17 92 (2.85%) Hudson
18 90 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
19 80 (2.48%) Rhino Mocks
20 77 (2.39%) Mocha
General
1 464 (14.38%) Finance
2 349 (10.82%) Banking
3 216 (6.70%) Investment Banking
4 175 (5.42%) Front Office
5 129 (4.00%) Games
6 109 (3.38%) Retail
7 46 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 46 (1.43%) Marketing
8 34 (1.05%) Publishing
9 33 (1.02%) Advertising
10 31 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 24 (0.74%) Back Office
12 20 (0.62%) Legal
13 12 (0.37%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.34%) Law
15 5 (0.15%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.15%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.12%) Electronics
17 3 (0.093%) Billing
18 1 (0.031%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2474 (76.69%) Developer
2 677 (20.99%) Java Developer
3 394 (12.21%) Senior Developer
4 300 (9.30%) C# Developer
5 296 (9.18%) .NET Developer
6 176 (5.46%) JavaScript Developer
7 156 (4.84%) Front-End Developer
8 140 (4.34%) Web Developer
9 131 (4.06%) PHP Developer
10 119 (3.69%) Senior Java Developer
11 117 (3.63%) C# .NET Developer
12 101 (3.13%) Analyst
13 97 (3.01%) Python Developer
14 96 (2.98%) Tester
15 80 (2.48%) Scala Developer
16 73 (2.26%) Architect
17 67 (2.08%) Senior .NET Developer
18 65 (2.01%) ScrumMaster
19 63 (1.95%) Software Engineer
20 54 (1.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1116 (34.59%) HTML
2 869 (26.94%) CSS
3 759 (23.53%) .NET
4 705 (21.85%) HTML5
5 603 (18.69%) Web Services
6 520 (16.12%) AngularJS
7 450 (13.95%) CSS3
8 436 (13.52%) Spring
8 436 (13.52%) jQuery
9 434 (13.45%) RESTful
10 421 (13.05%) XML
11 344 (10.66%) ASP.NET
12 326 (10.11%) REST
13 272 (8.43%) Backbone.js
14 245 (7.59%) Hibernate
15 233 (7.22%) J2EE
16 232 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC
17 229 (7.10%) JSON
18 209 (6.48%) WCF
19 193 (5.98%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 279 (8.65%) Open Source
2 157 (4.87%) User Experience
3 151 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
4 115 (3.56%) Computer Science
5 110 (3.41%) Mobile App
6 109 (3.38%) Derivative
7 107 (3.32%) Fixed Income
8 93 (2.88%) Data Structures
9 81 (2.51%) Digital Media
10 75 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 72 (2.23%) Inversion of Control
12 60 (1.86%) Social Media
13 57 (1.77%) Algorithms
14 54 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
15 45 (1.39%) Visualisation
16 43 (1.33%) iPad
17 39 (1.21%) N-Tier
18 37 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
19 36 (1.12%) Credit Risk
20 33 (1.02%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 408 (12.65%) Linux
2 195 (6.04%) UNIX
3 160 (4.96%) Windows
4 131 (4.06%) Android
5 117 (3.63%) Apple iOS
6 30 (0.93%) Mac OS X
7 21 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (0.56%) Windows Phone
9 14 (0.43%) CentOS
10 10 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
13 5 (0.15%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.15%) Solaris
14 4 (0.12%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.093%) Debian
15 3 (0.093%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.031%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.031%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.031%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2624 (81.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1330 (41.23%) BDD
3 1209 (37.48%) Scrum
4 799 (24.77%) Continuous Integration
5 762 (23.62%) OO
6 690 (21.39%) MVC
7 358 (11.10%) E-Commerce
8 332 (10.29%) Pair Programming
9 305 (9.45%) Kanban
10 281 (8.71%) Software Engineering
11 248 (7.69%) Test Automation
12 225 (6.97%) User Stories
13 217 (6.73%) SOA
14 207 (6.42%) Web Development
15 197 (6.11%) DevOps
16 196 (6.08%) Automated Testing
17 193 (5.98%) Unit Testing
18 190 (5.89%) Multithreading
19 178 (5.52%) OOP
20 168 (5.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1404 (43.52%) Java
2 1184 (36.70%) JavaScript
3 837 (25.95%) C#
4 624 (19.34%) SQL
5 373 (11.56%) Ruby
6 295 (9.14%) PHP
7 280 (8.68%) Python
8 228 (7.07%) Scala
9 174 (5.39%) C++
10 119 (3.69%) Groovy
11 90 (2.79%) T-SQL
12 63 (1.95%) Objective-C
13 60 (1.86%) C
14 57 (1.77%) Perl
15 51 (1.58%) PL/SQL
16 42 (1.30%) Shell Script
16 42 (1.30%) Clojure
17 38 (1.18%) Bash Shell
18 34 (1.05%) PHP5
19 25 (0.77%) Golang
Qualifications
1 297 (9.21%) Degree
2 40 (1.24%) ISEB
2 40 (1.24%) Security Cleared
3 20 (0.62%) ISTQB
4 19 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.15%) MCITP
8 2 (0.062%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.031%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.031%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.031%) MCPD
9 1 (0.031%) HND
9 1 (0.031%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.031%) PhD
9 1 (0.031%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.031%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.031%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.031%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.031%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 343 (10.63%) QA
2 10 (0.31%) Basel III
3 4 (0.12%) EMIR
4 3 (0.093%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.062%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 32 (0.99%) Varnish
2 16 (0.50%) Docker
3 9 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.19%) HDFS
5 5 (0.15%) vCloud
6 4 (0.12%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.062%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.031%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.031%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.031%) RHEV
8 1 (0.031%) GridGain
8 1 (0.031%) XenApp
8 1 (0.031%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.031%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 124 (3.84%) Puppet
2 95 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (1.08%) Ansible
4 17 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (0.50%) Vagrant
6 13 (0.40%) Salt
7 11 (0.34%) logstash
8 9 (0.28%) Kibana
9 7 (0.22%) yum
9 7 (0.22%) Control-M
9 7 (0.22%) Nagios
10 5 (0.15%) Graylog2
11 4 (0.12%) Mesos
12 3 (0.093%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.093%) Graphite
12 3 (0.093%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.093%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.093%) Oozie
13 2 (0.062%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.031%) Ambari
Vendors
1 283 (8.77%) Oracle
2 249 (7.72%) Microsoft
3 87 (2.70%) Zend
4 69 (2.14%) TIBCO
5 63 (1.95%) Google
6 59 (1.83%) Sybase
7 47 (1.46%) Sitecore
8 37 (1.15%) Rackspace
9 34 (1.05%) ATG
10 33 (1.02%) EPiServer
10 33 (1.02%) Endeca
11 32 (0.99%) ION Trading
12 30 (0.93%) Perforce
13 27 (0.84%) Twitter
14 25 (0.77%) Atlassian
15 24 (0.74%) Adobe
16 17 (0.53%) Informatica
16 17 (0.53%) Red Hat
16 17 (0.53%) Facebook
17 14 (0.43%) Canoo
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Media
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £350 to £400 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £357.81 - £397.57 per day
Posted: 2 days ago