The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing TDD 1653 1382 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.01% 5.70% 4.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.12% 7.45% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1329 1142 942
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £31.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+87.40% -20.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18130 18561 19511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.89% 76.53% 73.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12666 12903 12947
Average daily rate £445 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 256 371
Average hourly rate £20.16 £27.50 £27.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.69% -1.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.70 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
TDD
England

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 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 364 £475 +5.55% 146
Croydon +3 4 £700 +75.00% 4
Hounslow -1 3 £400 -11.11%
Romford - 3 £450 -
Osterley - 3 £490 -
Canary Wharf +17 2 £600 +9.09%
Uxbridge +2 2 £225 -
Bromley +2 2 £338 - 7
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £215 - 2
Hammersmith - 2 £372 -
Docklands, London +8 1 £575 +21.05%
Isleworth - 1 £378 - 2
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 2
Teddington - - - - 2
Twickenham - - - - 3
Chessington - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 1
Harrow - - - - 2
Hornchurch - - - - 1
Ealing - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Hackney - - - - 1
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1393 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1315 (41.59%) Java
2 1315 (41.59%) BDD
3 1173 (37.10%) Scrum
4 1118 (35.36%) JavaScript
5 1077 (34.06%) HTML
6 908 (28.72%) C#
7 838 (26.50%) CSS
8 789 (24.95%) .NET
9 773 (24.45%) Continuous Integration
10 722 (22.83%) OO
11 656 (20.75%) MVC
12 589 (18.63%) Web Services
13 587 (18.56%) SQL
14 581 (18.37%) HTML5
15 490 (15.50%) SQL Server
16 487 (15.40%) jQuery
17 465 (14.71%) Spring
18 459 (14.52%) Git (software)
19 450 (14.23%) XML
20 447 (14.14%) Finance
21 445 (14.07%) Cucumber
22 444 (14.04%) ASP.NET
23 440 (13.92%) Ruby
24 428 (13.54%) AngularJS
25 399 (12.62%) E-Commerce
26 393 (12.43%) CSS3
27 354 (11.20%) Linux
28 353 (11.16%) RESTful
29 337 (10.66%) Selenium

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 226 (7.15%) Node.js
2 212 (6.70%) CMS
3 88 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 77 (2.44%) Umbraco
5 76 (2.40%) Apache
6 52 (1.64%) IIS
7 49 (1.55%) WebLogic
8 41 (1.30%) Confluence
9 40 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
10 38 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
10 38 (1.20%) Apache Solr
11 34 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
12 32 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
13 22 (0.70%) SharePoint
14 16 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
14 16 (0.51%) Jetty
15 15 (0.47%) GlassFish
16 14 (0.44%) Drupal
17 13 (0.41%) nginx
17 13 (0.41%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 97 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 28 (0.89%) Photoshop
3 17 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.28%) MS Office
7 5 (0.16%) MS Project
8 2 (0.063%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (0.95%) Google Analytics
2 9 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.25%) RMDS
4 7 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.22%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.19%) ReMetrica
6 5 (0.16%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.095%) Magento
9 2 (0.063%) Misys Midas
9 2 (0.063%) CA Clarity
9 2 (0.063%) Endur
10 1 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.032%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.032%) Summit
10 1 (0.032%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 70 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (0.79%) PaaS
5 24 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (0.60%) SaaS
7 17 (0.54%) GitHub
8 10 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.22%) Google App Engine
10 6 (0.19%) Heroku
10 6 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.19%) Joyent
11 5 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (0.13%) IaaS
13 1 (0.032%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.032%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.032%) Office 365
13 1 (0.032%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 106 (3.35%) HTTP
2 56 (1.77%) Internet
3 20 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.28%) AMQP
5 8 (0.25%) Wireshark
5 8 (0.25%) DNS
6 6 (0.19%) SSL
6 6 (0.19%) Bluetooth
7 5 (0.16%) DVB
7 5 (0.16%) VoIP
7 5 (0.16%) SMTP
8 4 (0.13%) Intranet
9 3 (0.095%) MVNO
10 2 (0.063%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.063%) LDAP
10 2 (0.063%) SMS
10 2 (0.063%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.063%) DAB
11 1 (0.032%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.032%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 490 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 259 (8.19%) MongoDB
3 253 (8.00%) MySQL
4 251 (7.94%) NoSQL
5 143 (4.52%) Relational Database
6 116 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 114 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 84 (2.66%) Big Data
9 65 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
10 63 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 62 (1.96%) Oracle Database
12 53 (1.68%) Hadoop
13 47 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 44 (1.39%) RDBMS
14 44 (1.39%) Redis
15 41 (1.30%) RavenDB
16 40 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
17 35 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
18 30 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
18 30 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 459 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 445 (14.07%) Cucumber
3 337 (10.66%) Selenium
4 336 (10.63%) Subversion
5 237 (7.50%) Jenkins
6 222 (7.02%) Maven
7 212 (6.70%) JUnit
8 211 (6.67%) TeamCity
9 200 (6.33%) WebDriver
10 165 (5.22%) JIRA
11 150 (4.74%) Jasmine
12 131 (4.14%) Visual Studio
13 122 (3.86%) Hudson
14 119 (3.76%) NUnit
15 112 (3.54%) SpecFlow
16 104 (3.29%) Mockito
17 98 (3.10%) JBehave
18 83 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
19 75 (2.37%) Ant
19 75 (2.37%) WATIR
General
1 447 (14.14%) Finance
2 333 (10.53%) Banking
3 213 (6.74%) Investment Banking
4 179 (5.66%) Front Office
5 112 (3.54%) Retail
6 80 (2.53%) Games
7 70 (2.21%) Back Office
8 58 (1.83%) Marketing
9 46 (1.45%) Publishing
10 38 (1.20%) Advertising
11 37 (1.17%) Telecoms
12 23 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 20 (0.63%) Legal
14 14 (0.44%) Law
15 10 (0.32%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.28%) Electronics
17 7 (0.22%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.22%) Billing
18 6 (0.19%) Local Government
19 4 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2358 (74.57%) Developer
2 607 (19.20%) Java Developer
3 360 (11.39%) Senior Developer
4 352 (11.13%) .NET Developer
5 324 (10.25%) C# Developer
6 170 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 149 (4.71%) Front-End Developer
8 146 (4.62%) Tester
9 145 (4.59%) Analyst
10 134 (4.24%) JavaScript Developer
11 123 (3.89%) PHP Developer
12 120 (3.80%) Web Developer
13 110 (3.48%) Python Developer
14 100 (3.16%) Senior Java Developer
15 85 (2.69%) Ruby Developer
15 85 (2.69%) Agile Java Developer
16 80 (2.53%) Architect
17 78 (2.47%) ASP.NET Developer
18 77 (2.44%) Software Engineer
19 76 (2.40%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1077 (34.06%) HTML
2 838 (26.50%) CSS
3 789 (24.95%) .NET
4 589 (18.63%) Web Services
5 581 (18.37%) HTML5
6 487 (15.40%) jQuery
7 465 (14.71%) Spring
8 450 (14.23%) XML
9 444 (14.04%) ASP.NET
10 428 (13.54%) AngularJS
11 393 (12.43%) CSS3
12 353 (11.16%) RESTful
13 308 (9.74%) REST
14 281 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 271 (8.57%) JSON
16 254 (8.03%) .NET Framework
16 254 (8.03%) Backbone.js
17 250 (7.91%) Ajax
18 237 (7.50%) Hibernate
19 223 (7.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 303 (9.58%) Open Source
2 143 (4.52%) Mobile App
3 132 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 92 (2.91%) Social Media
4 92 (2.91%) Derivative
5 74 (2.34%) iPad
6 72 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
7 67 (2.12%) Fixed Income
8 64 (2.02%) Credit Risk
9 59 (1.87%) Digital Media
10 52 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 48 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
12 44 (1.39%) iPhone
13 39 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
14 38 (1.20%) Equities
15 37 (1.17%) Visualisation
15 37 (1.17%) Online Games
16 34 (1.08%) Market Risk
17 28 (0.89%) Credit Derivative
18 26 (0.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 354 (11.20%) Linux
2 185 (5.85%) Windows
3 175 (5.53%) UNIX
4 152 (4.81%) Android
5 143 (4.52%) Apple iOS
6 45 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (0.60%) Mac OS X
9 14 (0.44%) Solaris
10 13 (0.41%) AIX
11 11 (0.35%) CentOS
12 8 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.19%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.095%) Windows Phone 7
15 3 (0.095%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.063%) Debian
16 2 (0.063%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.063%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1393 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1315 (41.59%) BDD
3 1173 (37.10%) Scrum
4 773 (24.45%) Continuous Integration
5 722 (22.83%) OO
6 656 (20.75%) MVC
7 399 (12.62%) E-Commerce
8 325 (10.28%) Pair Programming
9 308 (9.74%) Test Automation
10 306 (9.68%) Kanban
11 285 (9.01%) Software Engineering
12 259 (8.19%) Unit Testing
13 193 (6.10%) SOA
14 189 (5.98%) OOP
15 180 (5.69%) Multithreading
16 178 (5.63%) Web Development
17 173 (5.47%) User Stories
18 172 (5.44%) Automated Testing
19 141 (4.46%) Responsive Web Design
20 134 (4.24%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1315 (41.59%) Java
2 1118 (35.36%) JavaScript
3 908 (28.72%) C#
4 587 (18.56%) SQL
5 440 (13.92%) Ruby
6 261 (8.25%) Python
7 226 (7.15%) PHP
8 203 (6.42%) Scala
9 151 (4.78%) Groovy
10 135 (4.27%) C++
11 83 (2.62%) T-SQL
12 78 (2.47%) Objective-C
13 60 (1.90%) PL/SQL
14 50 (1.58%) C
14 50 (1.58%) Clojure
15 45 (1.42%) Shell Script
16 44 (1.39%) Perl
17 31 (0.98%) PHP5
18 24 (0.76%) Bash Shell
19 23 (0.73%) XAML
Qualifications
1 237 (7.50%) Degree
2 60 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 43 (1.36%) SC Cleared
4 40 (1.27%) ISEB
5 21 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.19%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.16%) MBA
9 5 (0.16%) MCSD
10 4 (0.13%) MCSE
11 3 (0.095%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.095%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.063%) CBAP
12 2 (0.063%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.063%) CFA
12 2 (0.063%) MCP
13 1 (0.032%) MCAD
13 1 (0.032%) PhD
13 1 (0.032%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 316 (9.99%) QA
2 13 (0.41%) Basel III
3 6 (0.19%) SLA
4 3 (0.095%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.063%) COREP
5 2 (0.063%) FINREP
5 2 (0.063%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.032%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (0.47%) Varnish
2 7 (0.22%) HDFS
3 5 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.13%) Cygwin
5 3 (0.095%) vCloud
5 3 (0.095%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.032%) Squid
Systems Management
1 58 (1.83%) Puppet
2 57 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (0.57%) Capistrano
5 11 (0.35%) Vagrant
6 10 (0.32%) Ansible
6 10 (0.32%) Nagios
6 10 (0.32%) Salt
7 6 (0.19%) Oozie
8 5 (0.16%) Control-M
9 3 (0.095%) OpenAM
9 3 (0.095%) Graylog2
10 2 (0.063%) OpenIDM
10 2 (0.063%) logstash
10 2 (0.063%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.032%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.032%) Cacti
11 1 (0.032%) WMI
11 1 (0.032%) HP SiteScope
11 1 (0.032%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 313 (9.90%) Oracle
2 252 (7.97%) Microsoft
3 116 (3.67%) JBoss
4 86 (2.72%) Zend
5 73 (2.31%) Google
6 63 (1.99%) Sybase
7 52 (1.64%) TIBCO
8 43 (1.36%) Adobe
9 39 (1.23%) Sitecore
10 38 (1.20%) ATG
11 37 (1.17%) Perforce
12 36 (1.14%) Endeca
13 28 (0.89%) EPiServer
14 27 (0.85%) Rackspace
15 23 (0.73%) Akamai
16 21 (0.66%) Business Objects
17 20 (0.63%) ION Trading
18 19 (0.60%) Venda
19 18 (0.57%) Atlassian
19 18 (0.57%) HP
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Rate: From £380 to £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day - 6 month rolling contract
Posted: 3 days ago