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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 15 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing TDD 1853 1931 1720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.55% 8.50% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.07% 10.18% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1559 1593 1390
Median daily rate £493 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £46.00 - £59.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 - £42.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.60 - £75.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.98 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
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
18394 18972 19454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.87% 83.50% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13217 13580 14354
Median daily rate £478 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 229 255
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £54.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the London region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

TDD Hourly Rate Histogram 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 December 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 +7 383 £525 +5.00% 113
Croydon -25 13 £500 +21.21% 1
Westminster +1 10 £425 +30.76%
Bromley - 10 £550 - 1
Uxbridge -2 6 £380 +38.18%
Docklands, London +6 5 £550 -8.33%
Hammersmith -1 4 £475 +40.74%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - - 4
Finchley - 2 £425 -
Canary Wharf -10 1 - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 3032 (81.68%) Agile Software Development
2 1739 (46.85%) BDD
3 1645 (44.32%) Java
4 1450 (39.06%) JavaScript
5 1250 (33.67%) Scrum
6 1224 (32.97%) HTML
7 1051 (28.31%) CSS
8 841 (22.66%) AngularJS
9 827 (22.28%) Continuous Integration
10 760 (20.47%) C#
11 756 (20.37%) HTML5
12 689 (18.56%) Git (software)
13 688 (18.53%) .NET
14 673 (18.13%) REST
15 662 (17.83%) Finance
16 635 (17.11%) SQL
17 633 (17.05%) Node.js
18 604 (16.27%) Web Services
19 546 (14.71%) MVC
20 532 (14.33%) Pair Programming
20 532 (14.33%) OO
21 527 (14.20%) CSS3
22 523 (14.09%) Scala
23 511 (13.77%) DevOps
24 507 (13.66%) Spring
25 478 (12.88%) RESTful
25 478 (12.88%) Jenkins
26 474 (12.77%) React
26 474 (12.77%) E-Commerce
27 464 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

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
1 229 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
2 154 (4.15%) Apache Spark
3 122 (3.29%) Confluence
4 77 (2.07%) Apache
5 71 (1.91%) CMS
6 60 (1.62%) WebSphere
7 55 (1.48%) Tomcat
8 54 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
9 50 (1.35%) Mule
10 47 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 31 (0.84%) Apache Solr
12 29 (0.78%) IIS
13 26 (0.70%) JBoss
14 23 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 23 (0.62%) WebLogic
15 20 (0.54%) Umbraco
16 19 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
17 17 (0.46%) Drupal
17 17 (0.46%) Jetty
17 17 (0.46%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 95 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.38%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.30%) MS Office
4 7 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.19%) PaintShop Pro
5 5 (0.13%) MS Project
6 3 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.054%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.054%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.027%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.027%) HipChat
8 1 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
4 8 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.11%) FastStats
6 2 (0.054%) FLEXCUBE
6 2 (0.054%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.054%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.054%) RMDS
6 2 (0.054%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.054%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.027%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.027%) Endur
7 1 (0.027%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.027%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.027%) ReMetrica
7 1 (0.027%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.027%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 464 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 273 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 140 (3.77%) GitHub
4 92 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
5 70 (1.89%) PaaS
6 45 (1.21%) SaaS
7 37 (1.00%) IaaS
8 34 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
9 33 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
10 27 (0.73%) Amazon S3
11 26 (0.70%) OpenShift
12 23 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
13 21 (0.57%) Heroku
14 20 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
15 19 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
15 19 (0.51%) Google Play
16 18 (0.48%) CloudBees
16 18 (0.48%) TestFlight
17 12 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
17 12 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 139 (3.74%) HTTP
2 53 (1.43%) Internet
3 40 (1.08%) MQTT
4 36 (0.97%) RTSP
5 17 (0.46%) DVB
6 13 (0.35%) SNMP
7 12 (0.32%) AMQP
8 9 (0.24%) FTP
9 7 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.19%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.16%) Intranet
10 6 (0.16%) Network Security
10 6 (0.16%) X.509
11 5 (0.13%) DMZ
11 5 (0.13%) OpenVPN
11 5 (0.13%) SSL
11 5 (0.13%) VPN
12 3 (0.081%) Firewall
12 3 (0.081%) SMTP
13 2 (0.054%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (11.13%) SQL Server
2 392 (10.56%) MongoDB
3 387 (10.43%) NoSQL
4 287 (7.73%) MySQL
5 244 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
6 242 (6.52%) Hadoop
7 210 (5.66%) Big Data
8 172 (4.63%) Relational Database
9 166 (4.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 87 (2.34%) Redis
11 62 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 50 (1.35%) Apache Hive
13 46 (1.24%) HBase
14 45 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
15 40 (1.08%) Neo4j
16 39 (1.05%) RDBMS
17 38 (1.02%) Oracle Database
18 33 (0.89%) SQLite
19 31 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 27 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 689 (18.56%) Git (software)
2 478 (12.88%) Jenkins
3 318 (8.57%) JIRA
4 316 (8.51%) Cucumber
5 253 (6.82%) JUnit
6 235 (6.33%) Maven
7 226 (6.09%) Selenium
8 171 (4.61%) Subversion
9 158 (4.26%) Mockito
10 157 (4.23%) Jasmine
11 155 (4.18%) gulp
12 153 (4.12%) WebDriver
13 150 (4.04%) TeamCity
14 123 (3.31%) Grunt
15 107 (2.88%) Mocha
16 101 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
17 97 (2.61%) Gradle
18 82 (2.21%) NUnit
19 74 (1.99%) Karma Test Runner
20 66 (1.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 662 (17.83%) Finance
2 430 (11.58%) Banking
3 187 (5.04%) Investment Banking
4 163 (4.39%) Retail
5 128 (3.45%) Front Office
6 95 (2.56%) Marketing
7 74 (1.99%) Games
8 63 (1.70%) Telecoms
9 58 (1.56%) Publishing
10 54 (1.45%) Back Office
11 37 (1.00%) Advertising
12 36 (0.97%) Financial Institution
13 30 (0.81%) Electronics
13 30 (0.81%) Manufacturing
14 16 (0.43%) Law
15 9 (0.24%) Automotive
16 8 (0.22%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.13%) Legal
17 5 (0.13%) Online Betting
17 5 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 2818 (75.92%) Developer
2 867 (23.36%) Java Developer
3 628 (16.92%) Senior Developer
4 381 (10.26%) Agile Developer
5 367 (9.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 345 (9.29%) .NET Developer
7 337 (9.08%) C# Developer
8 264 (7.11%) Senior Java Developer
9 261 (7.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 237 (6.38%) Scala Developer
11 225 (6.06%) Agile Java Developer
12 202 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
12 202 (5.44%) Full Stack Developer
13 151 (4.07%) Angular Developer
14 148 (3.99%) Python Developer
15 144 (3.88%) Node.js Developer
16 131 (3.53%) HTML Developer
17 130 (3.50%) iOS Developer
18 118 (3.18%) Architect
19 107 (2.88%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1224 (32.97%) HTML
2 1051 (28.31%) CSS
3 841 (22.66%) AngularJS
4 756 (20.37%) HTML5
5 688 (18.53%) .NET
6 673 (18.13%) REST
7 633 (17.05%) Node.js
8 604 (16.27%) Web Services
9 527 (14.20%) CSS3
10 507 (13.66%) Spring
11 478 (12.88%) RESTful
12 474 (12.77%) React
13 362 (9.75%) JSON
14 358 (9.64%) jQuery
15 304 (8.19%) ASP.NET
16 290 (7.81%) XML
17 227 (6.12%) Sass
18 217 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
19 215 (5.79%) SOAP
20 212 (5.71%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 317 (8.54%) User Experience
2 142 (3.83%) Mobile App
3 136 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 120 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 79 (2.13%) Derivative
6 73 (1.97%) Fintech
7 66 (1.78%) Public Cloud
8 63 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 55 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 54 (1.45%) Algorithms
10 54 (1.45%) Fixed Income
11 49 (1.32%) iPhone
12 47 (1.27%) iPad
13 46 (1.24%) Equities
13 46 (1.24%) Video on Demand
14 42 (1.13%) Mathematics
15 38 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
16 36 (0.97%) Data Structures
17 29 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
18 26 (0.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 373 (10.05%) Linux
2 225 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 185 (4.98%) Android
4 175 (4.71%) Unix
5 163 (4.39%) Windows
6 27 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (0.65%) Mac OS X
8 18 (0.48%) Windows Server
9 14 (0.38%) Windows Phone
10 10 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
12 6 (0.16%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.13%) webOS
13 5 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
13 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.11%) VMS
15 3 (0.081%) HPUX
15 3 (0.081%) Solaris
16 2 (0.054%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3032 (81.68%) Agile Software Development
2 1739 (46.85%) BDD
3 1250 (33.67%) Scrum
4 827 (22.28%) Continuous Integration
5 546 (14.71%) MVC
6 532 (14.33%) OO
6 532 (14.33%) Pair Programming
7 511 (13.77%) DevOps
8 474 (12.77%) E-Commerce
9 459 (12.37%) Kanban
10 417 (11.23%) Front End Development
11 416 (11.21%) Microservices
12 413 (11.13%) Software Engineering
13 310 (8.35%) Web Development
14 304 (8.19%) Open Source
15 290 (7.81%) Unit Testing
16 274 (7.38%) Continuous Delivery
17 217 (5.85%) Mentoring
18 216 (5.82%) SOA
19 198 (5.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1645 (44.32%) Java
2 1450 (39.06%) JavaScript
3 760 (20.47%) C#
4 635 (17.11%) SQL
5 523 (14.09%) Scala
6 425 (11.45%) Python
7 307 (8.27%) Ruby
8 167 (4.50%) PHP
9 140 (3.77%) C++
10 137 (3.69%) ES6
11 130 (3.50%) Objective-C
12 113 (3.04%) Apple Swift
13 110 (2.96%) C
14 84 (2.26%) Clojure
15 80 (2.16%) T-SQL
16 59 (1.59%) Shell Script
17 58 (1.56%) PL/SQL
18 56 (1.51%) Groovy
19 50 (1.35%) Go
20 47 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 175 (4.71%) Degree
2 139 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 87 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 33 (0.89%) DV Cleared
5 28 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 18 (0.48%) ISEB
7 14 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.22%) BC Cleared
9 8 (0.22%) PhD
10 7 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.19%) MCAD
10 7 (0.19%) MCPD
10 7 (0.19%) MCSD
11 6 (0.16%) Sun Certification
12 5 (0.13%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.13%) MCP
13 2 (0.054%) MCTS
14 1 (0.027%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.027%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 249 (6.71%) QA
2 56 (1.51%) SDET
3 21 (0.57%) FATCA
4 17 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (0.27%) MiFID
6 10 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.13%) WCAG
8 4 (0.11%) SLA
9 3 (0.081%) WAI
10 2 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.054%) EMIR
11 1 (0.027%) GCP
11 1 (0.027%) HL7
11 1 (0.027%) SEPA
System Software
1 278 (7.49%) Docker
2 29 (0.78%) HDFS
3 27 (0.73%) Apache Flume
4 16 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 14 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.16%) LXC
6 6 (0.16%) Varnish
6 6 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.13%) vSphere
8 4 (0.11%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.054%) vCloud
10 1 (0.027%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.027%) NFS
Systems Management
1 115 (3.10%) Puppet
2 100 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (2.26%) Ansible
4 26 (0.70%) logstash
5 25 (0.67%) Kibana
6 21 (0.57%) Nagios
7 18 (0.48%) Kubernetes
8 16 (0.43%) Grafana
8 16 (0.43%) Terraform
9 12 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (0.27%) yum
11 9 (0.24%) Mesos
12 8 (0.22%) Oozie
12 8 (0.22%) Salt
12 8 (0.22%) SCOM
13 7 (0.19%) rkt
14 6 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
14 6 (0.16%) ZABBIX
15 5 (0.13%) BladeLogic
15 5 (0.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 241 (6.49%) Oracle
2 207 (5.58%) Microsoft
3 74 (1.99%) Google
4 55 (1.48%) IBM
4 55 (1.48%) MuleSoft
4 55 (1.48%) SAP
5 44 (1.19%) New Relic
6 38 (1.02%) Atlassian
7 36 (0.97%) Apple
7 36 (0.97%) Solace
8 30 (0.81%) Sitecore
9 27 (0.73%) Splunk
10 26 (0.70%) Facebook
11 25 (0.67%) Adobe
12 24 (0.65%) EPiServer
12 24 (0.65%) Zend
13 23 (0.62%) Red Hat
14 22 (0.59%) hybris
14 22 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
14 22 (0.59%) Xamarin
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