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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 17 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 1784 1707 1644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.06% 7.23% 7.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.44% 8.85% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1516 1392 1322
Median daily rate £475 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
- -32.77%
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
18903 19289 18977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.35% 81.64% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13664 13797 13298
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 232 231
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £72.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +9 352 £500 - 142
Croydon +7 32 £450 +1.40% 4
Bromley -2 9 £500 +25.00% 1
Westminster -13 8 £425 +25.00% 1
Osterley - 6 £515 -
Feltham - 5 £413 -
Uxbridge +4 4 £360 -7.09%
Hammersmith -1 3 £406 -9.72% 3
Clapham - 3 £450 -
Hayes - 2 £375 -
Canary Wharf -2 1 £350 -17.14%
Harrow - 1 £360 -
Romford - 1 £400 -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 2994 (80.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1683 (45.50%) Java
3 1611 (43.55%) BDD
4 1436 (38.82%) JavaScript
5 1346 (36.39%) Scrum
6 1205 (32.58%) HTML
7 947 (25.60%) CSS
8 912 (24.66%) Continuous Integration
9 795 (21.49%) C#
10 757 (20.46%) HTML5
11 755 (20.41%) AngularJS
12 741 (20.03%) .NET
13 726 (19.63%) Git (software)
14 657 (17.76%) Finance
15 626 (16.92%) SQL
16 622 (16.82%) Web Services
17 617 (16.68%) Pair Programming
18 610 (16.49%) MVC
19 598 (16.17%) REST
20 581 (15.71%) OO
21 553 (14.95%) Spring
22 517 (13.98%) E-Commerce
23 487 (13.17%) CSS3
24 485 (13.11%) Node.js
25 472 (12.76%) Scala
26 452 (12.22%) RESTful
27 451 (12.19%) NoSQL
28 443 (11.98%) Jenkins
29 420 (11.35%) Kanban
30 419 (11.33%) MongoDB

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
1 143 (3.87%) Elasticsearch
2 120 (3.24%) Apache Spark
3 101 (2.73%) CMS
4 90 (2.43%) Tomcat
5 84 (2.27%) Apache
5 84 (2.27%) Confluence
6 62 (1.68%) Mule
7 53 (1.43%) Jetty
8 41 (1.11%) JBoss
9 35 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
10 33 (0.89%) WebSphere
11 31 (0.84%) IIS
12 29 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
13 28 (0.76%) nginx
14 26 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 26 (0.70%) Apache Solr
15 23 (0.62%) OpenStack
15 23 (0.62%) WebLogic
16 17 (0.46%) Apache TomEE
16 17 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 63 (1.70%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.35%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.22%) MS Office
4 8 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (0.14%) MS Project
6 4 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
7 2 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.054%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.027%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 57 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
2 48 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
5 5 (0.14%) Endur
6 4 (0.11%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 4 (0.11%) RMDS
7 2 (0.054%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.054%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.054%) Magento
7 2 (0.054%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 2 (0.054%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (0.054%) Unica
8 1 (0.027%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.027%) Global One
8 1 (0.027%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 396 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 223 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 154 (4.16%) GitHub
4 95 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
5 45 (1.22%) PaaS
6 42 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 36 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
8 34 (0.92%) Amazon S3
8 34 (0.92%) SaaS
9 26 (0.70%) Google Analytics
10 25 (0.68%) Heroku
11 24 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
12 22 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
12 22 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
13 20 (0.54%) Google Play
14 14 (0.38%) Google App Engine
14 14 (0.38%) IaaS
15 12 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
16 11 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
16 11 (0.30%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 142 (3.84%) HTTP
2 74 (2.00%) Internet
3 19 (0.51%) SNMP
4 17 (0.46%) AMQP
4 17 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.41%) DVB
6 11 (0.30%) DMZ
6 11 (0.30%) VPN
7 9 (0.24%) HTTPS
7 9 (0.24%) SSL
8 8 (0.22%) Network Security
9 3 (0.081%) DNS
9 3 (0.081%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.054%) FTP
10 2 (0.054%) Intranet
10 2 (0.054%) LDAP
10 2 (0.054%) SMS
11 1 (0.027%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.027%) Broadband
11 1 (0.027%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 451 (12.19%) NoSQL
2 419 (11.33%) MongoDB
3 382 (10.33%) SQL Server
4 324 (8.76%) MySQL
5 243 (6.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 200 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
7 199 (5.38%) Relational Database
8 189 (5.11%) Hadoop
9 169 (4.57%) Big Data
10 98 (2.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 83 (2.24%) Redis
12 59 (1.60%) Neo4j
13 46 (1.24%) RDBMS
14 39 (1.05%) Apache Hive
14 39 (1.05%) Oracle Database
15 38 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
16 32 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
16 32 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
17 31 (0.84%) SQLite
18 28 (0.76%) HBase
Development Applications
1 726 (19.63%) Git (software)
2 443 (11.98%) Jenkins
3 338 (9.14%) Cucumber
4 317 (8.57%) Maven
5 291 (7.87%) JIRA
6 258 (6.97%) JUnit
7 184 (4.97%) Selenium
8 171 (4.62%) Subversion
9 162 (4.38%) Mockito
10 133 (3.60%) Grunt
11 132 (3.57%) gulp
12 131 (3.54%) TeamCity
13 127 (3.43%) Gradle
14 118 (3.19%) Jasmine
15 93 (2.51%) Mocha
16 89 (2.41%) WebDriver
17 82 (2.22%) IntelliJ
18 79 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
19 76 (2.05%) Xcode
20 75 (2.03%) NUnit
General
1 657 (17.76%) Finance
2 409 (11.06%) Banking
3 168 (4.54%) Investment Banking
4 144 (3.89%) Retail
5 121 (3.27%) Front Office
6 115 (3.11%) Marketing
7 74 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 62 (1.68%) Games
9 55 (1.49%) Publishing
10 49 (1.32%) Electronics
11 48 (1.30%) Manufacturing
12 36 (0.97%) Financial Institution
13 34 (0.92%) Back Office
14 32 (0.87%) Law
15 22 (0.59%) Advertising
16 11 (0.30%) Legal
17 7 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
18 6 (0.16%) International Banking
19 5 (0.14%) Retail Banking
20 4 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2878 (77.80%) Developer
2 942 (25.47%) Java Developer
3 653 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 480 (12.98%) Agile Developer
5 384 (10.38%) .NET Developer
6 367 (9.92%) C# Developer
7 362 (9.79%) JavaScript Developer
8 291 (7.87%) Agile Java Developer
9 274 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
10 241 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 237 (6.41%) Scala Developer
12 193 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
13 167 (4.51%) Full Stack Developer
14 153 (4.14%) Angular Developer
15 127 (3.43%) iOS Developer
16 121 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 119 (3.22%) Python Developer
18 117 (3.16%) HTML Developer
19 109 (2.95%) AWS Developer
20 106 (2.87%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1205 (32.58%) HTML
2 947 (25.60%) CSS
3 757 (20.46%) HTML5
4 755 (20.41%) AngularJS
5 741 (20.03%) .NET
6 622 (16.82%) Web Services
7 598 (16.17%) REST
8 553 (14.95%) Spring
9 487 (13.17%) CSS3
10 485 (13.11%) Node.js
11 452 (12.22%) RESTful
12 361 (9.76%) jQuery
13 322 (8.71%) ASP.NET
14 296 (8.00%) React
15 245 (6.62%) XML
16 243 (6.57%) J2EE
17 239 (6.46%) Sass
18 233 (6.30%) Hibernate
18 233 (6.30%) JSON
19 227 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 275 (7.43%) User Experience
2 166 (4.49%) Mobile App
3 136 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
4 128 (3.46%) Derivative
5 118 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
6 94 (2.54%) iPad
7 85 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 78 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 69 (1.87%) Fixed Income
10 58 (1.57%) Fintech
11 57 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
12 44 (1.19%) iPhone
13 41 (1.11%) Algorithms
14 40 (1.08%) Social Media
15 33 (0.89%) Equities
16 32 (0.87%) Digital Media
17 30 (0.81%) Blog
18 29 (0.78%) Mathematics
18 29 (0.78%) Video on Demand
19 25 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 387 (10.46%) Linux
2 232 (6.27%) Apple iOS
3 188 (5.08%) Unix
4 181 (4.89%) Android
5 135 (3.65%) Windows
6 26 (0.70%) Mac OS X
6 26 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 20 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 19 (0.51%) Mac OS
10 17 (0.46%) Windows Phone
11 13 (0.35%) CentOS
12 10 (0.27%) webOS
12 10 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
13 6 (0.16%) Solaris
14 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.11%) VMS
16 2 (0.054%) Debian
17 1 (0.027%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2994 (80.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1611 (43.55%) BDD
3 1346 (36.39%) Scrum
4 912 (24.66%) Continuous Integration
5 617 (16.68%) Pair Programming
6 610 (16.49%) MVC
7 581 (15.71%) OO
8 517 (13.98%) E-Commerce
9 420 (11.35%) Kanban
10 397 (10.73%) DevOps
11 377 (10.19%) Continuous Delivery
12 366 (9.89%) Front End Development
13 359 (9.71%) Software Engineering
14 341 (9.22%) Open Source
15 294 (7.95%) Unit Testing
16 286 (7.73%) Web Development
17 254 (6.87%) Multithreading
18 242 (6.54%) Microservices
19 219 (5.92%) SDLC
20 217 (5.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1683 (45.50%) Java
2 1436 (38.82%) JavaScript
3 795 (21.49%) C#
4 626 (16.92%) SQL
5 472 (12.76%) Scala
6 363 (9.81%) Ruby
7 333 (9.00%) Python
8 162 (4.38%) C++
9 154 (4.16%) PHP
10 126 (3.41%) Groovy
11 122 (3.30%) Objective-C
12 100 (2.70%) ES6
13 92 (2.49%) C
14 83 (2.24%) Apple Swift
15 75 (2.03%) PL/SQL
16 73 (1.97%) Clojure
17 70 (1.89%) T-SQL
18 54 (1.46%) Go
19 41 (1.11%) Bash Shell
20 38 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 167 (4.51%) Degree
2 118 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 55 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 25 (0.68%) DV Cleared
5 24 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (0.46%) ISEB
7 13 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.32%) MCPD
8 12 (0.32%) MCSD
9 6 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.14%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.14%) MCAD
10 5 (0.14%) MCP
11 4 (0.11%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.11%) PhD
12 1 (0.027%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.027%) CISSP
12 1 (0.027%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (5.81%) QA
2 34 (0.92%) SDET
3 16 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.30%) MiFID
5 9 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.054%) EMIR
6 2 (0.054%) FATCA
6 2 (0.054%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.027%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.027%) HL7
7 1 (0.027%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.027%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.027%) WAI
System Software
1 190 (5.14%) Docker
2 22 (0.59%) HDFS
3 16 (0.43%) vSphere
4 14 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.35%) Active Directory
5 13 (0.35%) Apache Flume
6 8 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (0.19%) Varnish
8 6 (0.16%) LXC
9 2 (0.054%) GridGain
10 1 (0.027%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.027%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.027%) vCloud
10 1 (0.027%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 103 (2.78%) Puppet
2 95 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (1.43%) Ansible
4 23 (0.62%) Kibana
5 15 (0.41%) yum
6 12 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (0.30%) logstash
8 8 (0.22%) Oozie
9 7 (0.19%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.16%) Graphite
10 6 (0.16%) Nagios
10 6 (0.16%) Terraform
11 5 (0.14%) Grafana
11 5 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.14%) Mesos
12 4 (0.11%) StatsD
13 3 (0.081%) Capistrano
13 3 (0.081%) Control-M
14 2 (0.054%) WMI
14 2 (0.054%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 289 (7.81%) Oracle
2 164 (4.43%) Microsoft
3 115 (3.11%) Google
4 57 (1.54%) Atlassian
5 50 (1.35%) SAP
6 49 (1.32%) IBM
7 44 (1.19%) Adobe
8 43 (1.16%) Apple
9 35 (0.95%) Red Hat
10 28 (0.76%) TIBCO
11 27 (0.73%) ATG
12 25 (0.68%) Facebook
13 24 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
13 24 (0.65%) Sybase
14 21 (0.57%) Endeca
14 21 (0.57%) MuleSoft
14 21 (0.57%) Murex
15 20 (0.54%) HP
15 20 (0.54%) Sitecore
16 19 (0.51%) Zend
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