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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 21 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing TDD 1815 1617 1475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.65% 6.75% 5.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.61% 8.55% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1466 1307 1233
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £577 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +118.46%
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
18886 18915 19605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.63% 79.01% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13486 13134 13711
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 August 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 28 August 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 +10 428 £500 +7.52% 123
Canary Wharf +2 16 £525 -8.69%
Croydon -11 13 £450 -35.71% 1
Paddington - 10 £450 -
Bromley -7 6 £400 -3.03% 1
Hammersmith 0 5 £450 +20.96% 1
Docklands, London -3 4 £550 -4.34%
Twickenham - 4 £450 -
Uxbridge - 3 £391 - 4
Hounslow +5 2 £470 -4.08% 1
Sidcup - 2 £390 -
Ealing - 2 £310 - 5
Feltham - 2 £350 - 1
Isleworth -2 1 - -
Osterley -2 1 £550 +34.96%
Southwark - 1 £325 -
Woodford Green - 1 £325 -
Enfield - 1 £613 - 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2647 (80.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1361 (41.18%) Java
3 1335 (40.39%) JavaScript
4 1264 (38.25%) BDD
5 1148 (34.74%) Scrum
6 1107 (33.49%) HTML
7 925 (27.99%) CSS
8 898 (27.17%) C#
9 851 (25.75%) Continuous Integration
10 776 (23.48%) .NET
11 745 (22.54%) HTML5
12 708 (21.42%) MVC
13 687 (20.79%) OO
14 643 (19.46%) Web Services
15 619 (18.73%) SQL
16 616 (18.64%) AngularJS
17 585 (17.70%) Git (software)
18 524 (15.85%) Finance
19 510 (15.43%) Spring
20 469 (14.19%) SQL Server
21 461 (13.95%) CSS3
22 451 (13.65%) jQuery
23 437 (13.22%) Pair Programming
24 427 (12.92%) RESTful
25 417 (12.62%) REST
26 395 (11.95%) ASP.NET
27 382 (11.56%) Unit Testing
28 371 (11.23%) Banking
29 369 (11.16%) E-Commerce
30 368 (11.13%) Jenkins

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 334 (10.11%) Node.js
2 164 (4.96%) Tomcat
3 156 (4.72%) Apache
4 113 (3.42%) Confluence
5 101 (3.06%) CMS
6 87 (2.63%) JBoss
7 68 (2.06%) Jetty
8 59 (1.79%) Apache Spark
9 57 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
10 45 (1.36%) WebSphere
11 40 (1.21%) Umbraco
12 38 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 33 (1.00%) Apache Solr
14 32 (0.97%) Mule
14 32 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
15 31 (0.94%) SharePoint
16 29 (0.88%) IIS
17 28 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
18 26 (0.79%) nginx
19 23 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (1.24%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.42%) MS Office
3 8 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.21%) Mingle
5 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.091%) FastStats
6 3 (0.091%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.030%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 16 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (0.18%) RMDS
4 5 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.12%) Endur
5 4 (0.12%) Magento
6 3 (0.091%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.091%) Adaptiv
6 3 (0.091%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.030%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.030%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.030%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.030%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.030%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.030%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.030%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 263 (7.96%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (1.36%) GitHub
4 28 (0.85%) SaaS
5 22 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (0.61%) Heroku
7 16 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (0.33%) PaaS
10 8 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (0.21%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.15%) IaaS
13 4 (0.12%) Office 365
13 4 (0.12%) Engine Yard
14 3 (0.091%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.061%) Google App Engine
16 1 (0.030%) Adobe Analytics
16 1 (0.030%) Google Analytics
16 1 (0.030%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 151 (4.57%) HTTP
2 80 (2.42%) Internet
3 29 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 26 (0.79%) SSL
5 14 (0.42%) AMQP
6 12 (0.36%) Firewall
7 10 (0.30%) FTP
8 9 (0.27%) VPN
9 7 (0.21%) DMZ
10 6 (0.18%) DVB
10 6 (0.18%) SNMP
11 4 (0.12%) DAB
11 4 (0.12%) DSL
11 4 (0.12%) SMTP
12 3 (0.091%) LDAP
12 3 (0.091%) SAN
12 3 (0.091%) UPnP
12 3 (0.091%) Multicast
13 2 (0.061%) iBeacon
13 2 (0.061%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 469 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 328 (9.92%) MongoDB
3 312 (9.44%) NoSQL
4 223 (6.75%) MySQL
5 173 (5.23%) Hadoop
6 148 (4.48%) Relational Database
7 139 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 129 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
9 121 (3.66%) Big Data
10 74 (2.24%) HBase
11 72 (2.18%) Redis
12 71 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 61 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
14 59 (1.79%) RDBMS
15 57 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 57 (1.72%) Oracle Database
16 52 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
17 49 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 41 (1.24%) DB2
19 40 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 585 (17.70%) Git (software)
2 368 (11.13%) Jenkins
3 305 (9.23%) Cucumber
4 279 (8.44%) Maven
5 273 (8.26%) Subversion
6 231 (6.99%) Selenium
7 204 (6.17%) JIRA
8 186 (5.63%) JUnit
9 151 (4.57%) NUnit
10 147 (4.45%) Jasmine
11 131 (3.96%) Grunt
12 127 (3.84%) TeamCity
13 126 (3.81%) Mockito
14 101 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
15 97 (2.93%) WebDriver
16 90 (2.72%) Hudson
17 83 (2.51%) SpecFlow
18 75 (2.27%) Gradle
18 75 (2.27%) Visual Studio
19 65 (1.97%) IntelliJ
General
1 524 (15.85%) Finance
2 371 (11.23%) Banking
3 239 (7.23%) Front Office
4 207 (6.26%) Investment Banking
5 110 (3.33%) Retail
6 98 (2.97%) Publishing
7 87 (2.63%) Games
8 34 (1.03%) Marketing
9 31 (0.94%) Telecoms
10 26 (0.79%) Back Office
11 18 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.33%) Advertising
13 10 (0.30%) Legal
14 8 (0.24%) Automotive
15 7 (0.21%) Electronics
16 6 (0.18%) Law
17 3 (0.091%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.091%) Corporate Banking
18 2 (0.061%) Pharmaceutical
19 1 (0.030%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2600 (78.67%) Developer
2 712 (21.54%) Java Developer
3 448 (13.56%) Senior Developer
4 333 (10.08%) .NET Developer
5 304 (9.20%) C# Developer
6 174 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
7 163 (4.93%) JavaScript Developer
8 148 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
9 142 (4.30%) Architect
10 112 (3.39%) Web Developer
11 105 (3.18%) Android Developer
12 103 (3.12%) iOS Developer
13 101 (3.06%) Agile Java Developer
14 98 (2.97%) Analyst
15 96 (2.90%) Scala Developer
16 92 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
17 86 (2.60%) Software Engineer
17 86 (2.60%) Lead Developer
18 75 (2.27%) Full Stack Developer
19 73 (2.21%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1107 (33.49%) HTML
2 925 (27.99%) CSS
3 776 (23.48%) .NET
4 745 (22.54%) HTML5
5 643 (19.46%) Web Services
6 616 (18.64%) AngularJS
7 510 (15.43%) Spring
8 461 (13.95%) CSS3
9 451 (13.65%) jQuery
10 427 (12.92%) RESTful
11 417 (12.62%) REST
12 395 (11.95%) ASP.NET
13 329 (9.95%) XML
14 289 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 278 (8.41%) JSON
16 260 (7.87%) J2EE
17 250 (7.56%) Hibernate
18 242 (7.32%) WCF
19 226 (6.84%) .NET Framework
20 224 (6.78%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 215 (6.51%) User Experience
2 154 (4.66%) Mobile App
3 114 (3.45%) Derivative
4 89 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
5 78 (2.36%) Computer Science
6 69 (2.09%) Equity Derivative
6 69 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
7 61 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 59 (1.79%) Data Structures
9 53 (1.60%) N-Tier
9 53 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
10 52 (1.57%) iPad
10 52 (1.57%) Algorithms
11 45 (1.36%) Fixed Income
12 44 (1.33%) iPhone
13 42 (1.27%) Credit Risk
14 41 (1.24%) Digital Media
15 40 (1.21%) Mathematics
16 36 (1.09%) Equities
17 33 (1.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 349 (10.56%) Linux
2 195 (5.90%) UNIX
3 164 (4.96%) Android
4 163 (4.93%) Apple iOS
5 99 (3.00%) Windows
6 65 (1.97%) CentOS
7 46 (1.39%) Ubuntu
8 20 (0.61%) Mac OS X
9 18 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.24%) AIX
11 5 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.12%) Solaris
13 3 (0.091%) VMS
14 2 (0.061%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.030%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.030%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.030%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2647 (80.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1264 (38.25%) BDD
3 1148 (34.74%) Scrum
4 851 (25.75%) Continuous Integration
5 708 (21.42%) MVC
6 687 (20.79%) OO
7 437 (13.22%) Pair Programming
8 382 (11.56%) Unit Testing
9 369 (11.16%) E-Commerce
10 344 (10.41%) Software Engineering
11 335 (10.14%) Kanban
12 281 (8.50%) SOA
13 249 (7.53%) DevOps
14 246 (7.44%) Multithreading
15 234 (7.08%) Web Development
16 217 (6.57%) SDLC
17 212 (6.41%) Open Source
18 183 (5.54%) Continuous Delivery
19 179 (5.42%) Automated Testing
20 169 (5.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1361 (41.18%) Java
2 1335 (40.39%) JavaScript
3 898 (27.17%) C#
4 619 (18.73%) SQL
5 366 (11.07%) Ruby
6 300 (9.08%) Scala
7 270 (8.17%) Python
8 194 (5.87%) PHP
9 151 (4.57%) Groovy
10 105 (3.18%) C++
11 94 (2.84%) Objective-C
12 90 (2.72%) T-SQL
13 59 (1.79%) Clojure
14 52 (1.57%) Apple Swift
15 40 (1.21%) PL/SQL
16 39 (1.18%) Perl
17 36 (1.09%) C
17 36 (1.09%) Bash Shell
18 27 (0.82%) Shell Script
19 23 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 140 (4.24%) Degree
2 133 (4.02%) Security Cleared
3 70 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 23 (0.70%) DV Cleared
5 14 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
6 10 (0.30%) ISEB
7 7 (0.21%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.12%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.091%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.091%) PMP
10 2 (0.061%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.061%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.061%) MCPD
11 1 (0.030%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.030%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (8.02%) QA
2 9 (0.27%) SLA
3 8 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.18%) WAI
5 4 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.030%) CDISC
6 1 (0.030%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.030%) EMIR
6 1 (0.030%) MiFID
6 1 (0.030%) WCAG
System Software
1 96 (2.90%) Docker
2 34 (1.03%) Varnish
3 17 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.51%) HDFS
4 13 (0.39%) GridGain
5 10 (0.30%) Apache Flume
6 9 (0.27%) vCloud
7 6 (0.18%) vSphere
8 4 (0.12%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.030%) Samba
9 1 (0.030%) Xen
9 1 (0.030%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.030%) KVM
Systems Management
1 123 (3.72%) Puppet
2 86 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (1.42%) Ansible
4 32 (0.97%) Vagrant
5 28 (0.85%) Salt
6 20 (0.61%) yum
7 17 (0.51%) Graphite
8 12 (0.36%) Mesos
9 11 (0.33%) Apache Shiro
10 10 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (0.30%) Oozie
10 10 (0.30%) Nagios
11 9 (0.27%) Rundeck
12 8 (0.24%) Capistrano
13 6 (0.18%) HAProxy
14 5 (0.15%) Ambari
15 4 (0.12%) CA LISA
15 4 (0.12%) logstash
15 4 (0.12%) Kibana
16 3 (0.091%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 246 (7.44%) Microsoft
2 241 (7.29%) Oracle
3 60 (1.82%) Atlassian
4 56 (1.69%) Sybase
5 48 (1.45%) Google
6 46 (1.39%) Sitecore
7 42 (1.27%) Adobe
8 41 (1.24%) Zend
9 40 (1.21%) EPiServer
9 40 (1.21%) Red Hat
10 35 (1.06%) Apple
11 33 (1.00%) TIBCO
12 28 (0.85%) IBM
13 26 (0.79%) VMware
14 25 (0.76%) Twitter
15 24 (0.73%) New Relic
16 21 (0.64%) hybris
17 20 (0.61%) AppDynamics
18 19 (0.57%) Perforce
18 19 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
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Rate: £575 - £650 per day
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