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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 15 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing TDD 1916 1476 1534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.35% 6.48% 6.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.96% 8.03% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1221 1212
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £33.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -5.55%
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
19232 18390 19103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.79% 80.79% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13996 12858 13566
Median daily rate £475 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 264 237
Median hourly rate £21.78 £20.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% -10.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.69 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the London region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 387 £525 +10.52% 120
Croydon -2 12 £450 +16.12% 1
Westminster -4 10 £445 -19.09% 2
Canary Wharf 0 9 £650 +52.94% 2
Bromley -11 5 £500 +122.22% 1
Uxbridge +2 3 £328 -12.66%
Hammersmith -1 2 £325 -29.15% 1
Osterley -6 2 £458 -6.63%
Clapham - 2 £350 -
Ealing - 2 £270 - 2
Docklands, London +7 1 - -
Wembley +4 1 £425 +13.33%
Hounslow +1 1 £488 -1.51%
Ilford - 1 £450 -
Edgware - 1 £300 -
Harrow - 1 £325 -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 2916 (80.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1748 (48.22%) Java
3 1612 (44.47%) BDD
4 1483 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 1334 (36.80%) Scrum
6 1216 (33.54%) HTML
7 939 (25.90%) CSS
8 853 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
9 826 (22.79%) AngularJS
10 764 (21.08%) HTML5
11 757 (20.88%) C#
12 741 (20.44%) Pair Programming
13 739 (20.39%) Git (software)
14 721 (19.89%) .NET
15 668 (18.43%) Web Services
16 664 (18.32%) Spring
17 637 (17.57%) MVC
18 628 (17.32%) SQL
19 625 (17.24%) OO
20 617 (17.02%) Finance
21 607 (16.74%) REST
22 522 (14.40%) NoSQL
23 518 (14.29%) CSS3
24 507 (13.99%) Node.js
25 479 (13.21%) RESTful
26 475 (13.10%) MongoDB
27 437 (12.06%) Banking
28 432 (11.92%) Jenkins
29 431 (11.89%) E-Commerce
30 428 (11.81%) Kanban

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
1 507 (13.99%) Node.js
2 172 (4.74%) Tomcat
3 142 (3.92%) Apache
4 115 (3.17%) Apache Spark
5 111 (3.06%) CMS
6 109 (3.01%) Jetty
7 91 (2.51%) Confluence
8 74 (2.04%) JBoss
9 68 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
10 48 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
11 37 (1.02%) Mule
12 35 (0.97%) Apache Solr
13 33 (0.91%) WebSphere
14 28 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 26 (0.72%) nginx
16 24 (0.66%) IIS
17 23 (0.63%) OpenStack
18 22 (0.61%) WebLogic
19 20 (0.55%) Apache TomEE
19 20 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 65 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.39%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (0.14%) MS Office
6 3 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.083%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.083%) PaintShop Pro
7 2 (0.055%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 68 (1.88%) Payment Gateway
2 32 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.22%) Endur
5 7 (0.19%) RMDS
6 4 (0.11%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.083%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.083%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.055%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.055%) Magento
8 2 (0.055%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.055%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 2 (0.055%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 2 (0.055%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 2 (0.055%) Unica
9 1 (0.028%) Global One
9 1 (0.028%) Summit
9 1 (0.028%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 336 (9.27%) Amazon AWS
2 179 (4.94%) GitHub
3 170 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 41 (1.13%) PaaS
6 40 (1.10%) Heroku
7 36 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
8 26 (0.72%) Amazon S3
9 24 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
10 23 (0.63%) Google Analytics
11 22 (0.61%) SaaS
12 20 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
13 16 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
14 15 (0.41%) IaaS
15 12 (0.33%) Google App Engine
16 11 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
17 10 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 10 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
18 7 (0.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 168 (4.63%) HTTP
2 89 (2.46%) Internet
3 52 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.39%) SNMP
5 13 (0.36%) DVB
6 12 (0.33%) HTTPS
7 11 (0.30%) DMZ
7 11 (0.30%) VPN
8 7 (0.19%) AMQP
8 7 (0.19%) SSL
9 6 (0.17%) SNA
10 5 (0.14%) Intranet
11 3 (0.083%) FTP
11 3 (0.083%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.083%) Network Security
11 3 (0.083%) NFC
12 2 (0.055%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.055%) DNS
13 1 (0.028%) DSL
13 1 (0.028%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 522 (14.40%) NoSQL
2 475 (13.10%) MongoDB
3 394 (10.87%) SQL Server
4 326 (8.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 313 (8.63%) MySQL
6 208 (5.74%) Relational Database
7 168 (4.63%) Big Data
8 167 (4.61%) Hadoop
9 149 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
10 95 (2.62%) Redis
11 63 (1.74%) Neo4j
12 62 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 52 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 44 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
15 41 (1.13%) Apache Hive
15 41 (1.13%) HBase
15 41 (1.13%) Oracle Database
16 38 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 37 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 30 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 739 (20.39%) Git (software)
2 432 (11.92%) Jenkins
3 369 (10.18%) Cucumber
4 356 (9.82%) Maven
5 284 (7.83%) JIRA
6 250 (6.90%) JUnit
7 226 (6.23%) Mockito
7 226 (6.23%) Subversion
8 209 (5.77%) Selenium
9 161 (4.44%) Jasmine
10 137 (3.78%) Gradle
11 117 (3.23%) Grunt
12 108 (2.98%) TeamCity
13 101 (2.79%) gulp
14 93 (2.57%) NUnit
14 93 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
15 90 (2.48%) Mocha
16 89 (2.46%) Protractor
17 86 (2.37%) Karma Test Runner
17 86 (2.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 617 (17.02%) Finance
2 437 (12.06%) Banking
3 186 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 157 (4.33%) Front Office
5 112 (3.09%) Retail
6 107 (2.95%) Marketing
7 70 (1.93%) Games
8 67 (1.85%) Telecoms
9 57 (1.57%) Publishing
10 33 (0.91%) Electronics
11 32 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 31 (0.86%) Back Office
13 29 (0.80%) Financial Institution
14 24 (0.66%) Law
15 15 (0.41%) Advertising
16 12 (0.33%) Legal
17 8 (0.22%) International Banking
18 6 (0.17%) Automotive
18 6 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
19 5 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2915 (80.41%) Developer
2 1051 (28.99%) Java Developer
3 562 (15.50%) Senior Developer
4 509 (14.04%) Agile Developer
5 440 (12.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 358 (9.88%) .NET Developer
7 352 (9.71%) C# Developer
8 328 (9.05%) Agile Java Developer
9 262 (7.23%) Senior Java Developer
10 230 (6.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 217 (5.99%) Angular Developer
12 215 (5.93%) Scala Developer
13 206 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
14 159 (4.39%) Full Stack Developer
15 154 (4.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 136 (3.75%) ASP.NET Developer
17 128 (3.53%) HTML Developer
18 116 (3.20%) Node.js Developer
19 114 (3.14%) Python Developer
20 107 (2.95%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1216 (33.54%) HTML
2 939 (25.90%) CSS
3 826 (22.79%) AngularJS
4 764 (21.08%) HTML5
5 721 (19.89%) .NET
6 668 (18.43%) Web Services
7 664 (18.32%) Spring
8 607 (16.74%) REST
9 518 (14.29%) CSS3
10 479 (13.21%) RESTful
11 386 (10.65%) jQuery
12 346 (9.54%) ASP.NET
13 273 (7.53%) XML
14 269 (7.42%) Hibernate
15 265 (7.31%) React
16 263 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC
17 238 (6.57%) J2EE
18 230 (6.34%) Sass
19 228 (6.29%) JSON
20 220 (6.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 223 (6.15%) User Experience
2 119 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (3.28%) Derivative
3 102 (2.81%) Mobile App
4 96 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 95 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 94 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
7 93 (2.57%) iPad
8 67 (1.85%) Fixed Income
9 56 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
10 49 (1.35%) Fintech
10 49 (1.35%) Social Media
11 38 (1.05%) iPhone
12 35 (0.97%) Equities
12 35 (0.97%) Grid Computing
12 35 (0.97%) STB
13 30 (0.83%) Data Structures
13 30 (0.83%) Video on Demand
14 29 (0.80%) Mathematics
15 28 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 405 (11.17%) Linux
2 223 (6.15%) Unix
3 161 (4.44%) Apple iOS
4 131 (3.61%) Android
5 117 (3.23%) Windows
6 45 (1.24%) Mac OS X
7 26 (0.72%) CentOS
8 25 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 17 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (0.47%) Windows Server
10 13 (0.36%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.17%) Solaris
12 4 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (0.083%) Debian
13 3 (0.083%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.055%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.055%) webOS
14 2 (0.055%) Windows Phone 7
15 1 (0.028%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.028%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2916 (80.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1612 (44.47%) BDD
3 1334 (36.80%) Scrum
4 853 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 741 (20.44%) Pair Programming
6 637 (17.57%) MVC
7 625 (17.24%) OO
8 431 (11.89%) E-Commerce
9 428 (11.81%) Kanban
10 391 (10.79%) Continuous Delivery
11 350 (9.66%) Software Engineering
12 334 (9.21%) Multithreading
13 323 (8.91%) Open Source
14 314 (8.66%) Front End Development
14 314 (8.66%) Unit Testing
15 294 (8.11%) DevOps
16 271 (7.48%) SDLC
17 260 (7.17%) Web Development
18 196 (5.41%) SOA
19 192 (5.30%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1748 (48.22%) Java
2 1483 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 757 (20.88%) C#
4 628 (17.32%) SQL
5 396 (10.92%) Scala
6 355 (9.79%) Python
7 351 (9.68%) Ruby
8 197 (5.43%) PHP
9 171 (4.72%) C++
10 161 (4.44%) Groovy
11 91 (2.51%) T-SQL
12 90 (2.48%) Objective-C
13 85 (2.34%) C
14 70 (1.93%) ES6
15 67 (1.85%) PL/SQL
16 59 (1.63%) Perl
17 52 (1.43%) Apple Swift
17 52 (1.43%) Shell Script
18 48 (1.32%) Bash Shell
18 48 (1.32%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 180 (4.97%) Degree
2 90 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 43 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 28 (0.77%) ISEB
5 22 (0.61%) ISTQB
6 21 (0.58%) DV Cleared
7 14 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (0.30%) MCPD
9 11 (0.30%) MCSD
10 9 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.11%) PhD
12 3 (0.083%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.055%) Sun Certification
14 1 (0.028%) MCAD
14 1 (0.028%) MCP
14 1 (0.028%) MCSA
14 1 (0.028%) MCSE
14 1 (0.028%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (5.60%) QA
2 21 (0.58%) SDET
3 11 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.14%) MiFID
4 5 (0.14%) WCAG
5 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.083%) HL7
7 2 (0.055%) EMIR
7 2 (0.055%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.028%) Basel III
8 1 (0.028%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.028%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.028%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.028%) SLA
8 1 (0.028%) WAI
System Software
1 215 (5.93%) Docker
2 24 (0.66%) HDFS
3 19 (0.52%) Apache Flume
4 17 (0.47%) vSphere
5 14 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (0.36%) Active Directory
7 10 (0.28%) Varnish
8 8 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.055%) GridGain
10 2 (0.055%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.028%) vCloud
11 1 (0.028%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.028%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 87 (2.40%) Puppet
2 81 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (0.99%) Ansible
4 32 (0.88%) Graphite
5 15 (0.41%) Kibana
6 14 (0.39%) Kubernetes
7 13 (0.36%) Mesos
8 11 (0.30%) logstash
8 11 (0.30%) Oozie
8 11 (0.30%) yum
9 8 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
10 7 (0.19%) Capistrano
11 6 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.11%) Control-M
12 4 (0.11%) Grafana
12 4 (0.11%) StatsD
12 4 (0.11%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.055%) Salt
13 2 (0.055%) Terraform
13 2 (0.055%) WMI
Vendors
1 291 (8.03%) Oracle
2 221 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 78 (2.15%) Google
4 59 (1.63%) Atlassian
5 45 (1.24%) Adobe
6 38 (1.05%) IBM
7 35 (0.97%) Apple
7 35 (0.97%) SOASTA, Inc
8 34 (0.94%) SAP
9 32 (0.88%) ATG
10 28 (0.77%) Endeca
10 28 (0.77%) Sybase
11 27 (0.74%) DataSynapse
12 26 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
12 26 (0.72%) TIBCO
13 24 (0.66%) Zend
14 23 (0.63%) Sitecore
15 22 (0.61%) Red Hat
16 21 (0.58%) hybris
17 17 (0.47%) Facebook
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £535 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Search Point
Rate: £850 - £900 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
solocal
Salary: market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 12 months contracts
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Intelletec
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £535 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + likely extension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day +
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £585 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago