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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 21 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing TDD 1722 1636 1387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.35% 6.97% 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.27% 8.84% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1391 1316 1137
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +83.07%
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
18573 18510 19068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.23% 78.87% 78.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13213 12901 13213
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 224 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.10 £53.50 £51.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 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 4 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 +3 450 £500 +7.81% 153
Paddington - 12 £500 -
Croydon -9 10 £444 -36.60% 3
Canary Wharf -4 8 £536 -10.63%
Hammersmith -2 6 £450 +20.96%
Docklands, London 0 4 £550 -4.34%
Bromley -5 4 £400 - 3
Twickenham - 4 £450 - 2
Uxbridge +3 3 £391 - 3
Hounslow 0 2 £470 +4.44%
Sidcup - 2 £390 -
Ealing - 2 £310 -
Isleworth -2 1 - - 4
Southwark - 1 £325 -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 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 2547 (80.27%) Agile Software Development
2 1316 (41.47%) Java
3 1294 (40.78%) JavaScript
4 1195 (37.66%) BDD
5 1103 (34.76%) HTML
6 1101 (34.70%) Scrum
7 913 (28.77%) CSS
8 866 (27.29%) C#
9 780 (24.58%) .NET
10 748 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
11 729 (22.98%) HTML5
12 692 (21.81%) OO
13 684 (21.56%) MVC
14 628 (19.79%) Web Services
15 587 (18.50%) SQL
16 586 (18.47%) AngularJS
17 546 (17.21%) Git (software)
18 517 (16.29%) Finance
19 472 (14.88%) Spring
20 462 (14.56%) CSS3
21 446 (14.06%) jQuery
22 439 (13.84%) SQL Server
23 405 (12.76%) REST
24 401 (12.64%) RESTful
24 401 (12.64%) Pair Programming
25 379 (11.94%) ASP.NET
26 367 (11.57%) Linux
27 365 (11.50%) E-Commerce
28 357 (11.25%) Unit Testing
29 351 (11.06%) Ruby

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 326 (10.27%) Node.js
2 153 (4.82%) Tomcat
3 145 (4.57%) Apache
4 103 (3.25%) Confluence
5 97 (3.06%) CMS
6 87 (2.74%) JBoss
7 63 (1.99%) Jetty
8 58 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
9 45 (1.42%) Apache Spark
10 44 (1.39%) WebSphere
11 41 (1.29%) Umbraco
12 37 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 32 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
14 30 (0.95%) SharePoint
15 29 (0.91%) WebLogic
15 29 (0.91%) Mule
16 27 (0.85%) Apache Solr
16 27 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
17 25 (0.79%) Kentico
18 21 (0.66%) nginx
Applications
1 47 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.44%) MS Office
3 8 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.22%) Mingle
5 5 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.095%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.063%) FastStats
8 1 (0.032%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.032%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.19%) RMDS
5 4 (0.13%) Endur
6 3 (0.095%) Magento
6 3 (0.095%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.063%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.063%) Adaptiv
7 2 (0.063%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.032%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.032%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.032%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.032%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 234 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (1.20%) GitHub
4 25 (0.79%) SaaS
5 24 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.57%) Heroku
7 13 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.28%) PaaS
9 7 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.16%) IaaS
11 4 (0.13%) Office 365
11 4 (0.13%) Engine Yard
12 2 (0.063%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.063%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.063%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.063%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.063%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 156 (4.92%) HTTP
2 88 (2.77%) Internet
3 27 (0.85%) SSL
3 27 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.60%) AMQP
5 9 (0.28%) Firewall
5 9 (0.28%) FTP
6 7 (0.22%) VPN
7 6 (0.19%) LDAP
7 6 (0.19%) SNMP
8 5 (0.16%) DMZ
8 5 (0.16%) DAB
9 4 (0.13%) DVB
10 3 (0.095%) X.509
10 3 (0.095%) SAN
10 3 (0.095%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.063%) SMTP
11 2 (0.063%) Intranet
11 2 (0.063%) UPnP
11 2 (0.063%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 439 (13.84%) SQL Server
2 328 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 308 (9.71%) NoSQL
4 206 (6.49%) MySQL
5 180 (5.67%) Relational Database
6 158 (4.98%) Hadoop
7 134 (4.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 122 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
9 113 (3.56%) Big Data
10 76 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 64 (2.02%) RDBMS
12 61 (1.92%) Redis
13 58 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 55 (1.73%) Oracle Database
15 54 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
16 53 (1.67%) HBase
17 50 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
18 44 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 43 (1.36%) DB2
20 35 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 546 (17.21%) Git (software)
2 312 (9.83%) Jenkins
3 301 (9.49%) Subversion
4 298 (9.39%) Cucumber
5 266 (8.38%) Maven
6 225 (7.09%) Selenium
7 178 (5.61%) JIRA
7 178 (5.61%) JUnit
8 163 (5.14%) Jasmine
9 149 (4.70%) NUnit
10 146 (4.60%) Grunt
11 122 (3.84%) Mockito
12 103 (3.25%) TeamCity
13 88 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 88 (2.77%) WebDriver
14 80 (2.52%) SpecFlow
15 77 (2.43%) Hudson
16 67 (2.11%) Visual Studio
17 61 (1.92%) RSpec
18 57 (1.80%) Eclipse
General
1 517 (16.29%) Finance
2 341 (10.75%) Banking
3 234 (7.37%) Front Office
4 194 (6.11%) Investment Banking
5 102 (3.21%) Retail
6 97 (3.06%) Games
7 88 (2.77%) Publishing
8 38 (1.20%) Marketing
9 31 (0.98%) Telecoms
10 24 (0.76%) Back Office
11 21 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.41%) Advertising
13 10 (0.32%) Legal
13 10 (0.32%) Electronics
14 6 (0.19%) Law
15 5 (0.16%) Automotive
16 4 (0.13%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.063%) Online Betting
17 2 (0.063%) Corporate Banking
18 1 (0.032%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 2505 (78.95%) Developer
2 705 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 447 (14.09%) Senior Developer
4 329 (10.37%) .NET Developer
5 304 (9.58%) C# Developer
6 173 (5.45%) Front-End Developer
7 162 (5.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 143 (4.51%) Senior Java Developer
9 136 (4.29%) Architect
10 107 (3.37%) Web Developer
11 99 (3.12%) Agile Java Developer
12 98 (3.09%) Scala Developer
13 96 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
14 95 (2.99%) Android Developer
15 92 (2.90%) Analyst
16 88 (2.77%) Lead Developer
17 83 (2.62%) Software Engineer
18 75 (2.36%) iOS Developer
19 70 (2.21%) Ruby Developer
20 69 (2.17%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1103 (34.76%) HTML
2 913 (28.77%) CSS
3 780 (24.58%) .NET
4 729 (22.98%) HTML5
5 628 (19.79%) Web Services
6 586 (18.47%) AngularJS
7 472 (14.88%) Spring
8 462 (14.56%) CSS3
9 446 (14.06%) jQuery
10 405 (12.76%) REST
11 401 (12.64%) RESTful
12 379 (11.94%) ASP.NET
13 311 (9.80%) XML
14 275 (8.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 269 (8.48%) J2EE
16 249 (7.85%) JSON
16 249 (7.85%) Hibernate
17 230 (7.25%) WCF
18 228 (7.19%) Backbone.js
19 227 (7.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 182 (5.74%) User Experience
2 142 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 111 (3.50%) Derivative
4 80 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 64 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 64 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 63 (1.99%) Equity Derivative
8 53 (1.67%) Algorithms
9 52 (1.64%) Data Structures
10 48 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
11 47 (1.48%) N-Tier
12 45 (1.42%) iPad
13 42 (1.32%) Fixed Income
14 38 (1.20%) Mathematics
14 38 (1.20%) Digital Media
15 36 (1.13%) Social Media
15 36 (1.13%) Equities
16 35 (1.10%) Credit Risk
17 34 (1.07%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 367 (11.57%) Linux
2 225 (7.09%) UNIX
3 155 (4.88%) Android
4 134 (4.22%) Apple iOS
5 100 (3.15%) Windows
6 50 (1.58%) CentOS
7 40 (1.26%) Mac OS X
8 33 (1.04%) Ubuntu
9 17 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.25%) AIX
11 4 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
11 4 (0.13%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.095%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.095%) VMS
13 2 (0.063%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.063%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.063%) Solaris
13 2 (0.063%) MVS
14 1 (0.032%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.032%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2547 (80.27%) Agile Software Development
2 1195 (37.66%) BDD
3 1101 (34.70%) Scrum
4 748 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
5 692 (21.81%) OO
6 684 (21.56%) MVC
7 401 (12.64%) Pair Programming
8 365 (11.50%) E-Commerce
9 357 (11.25%) Unit Testing
10 337 (10.62%) Software Engineering
11 302 (9.52%) Kanban
12 258 (8.13%) SOA
13 237 (7.47%) Web Development
14 234 (7.37%) Multithreading
15 228 (7.19%) DevOps
16 214 (6.74%) SDLC
17 192 (6.05%) Responsive Web Design
18 190 (5.99%) Open Source
19 162 (5.11%) User Stories
20 161 (5.07%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1316 (41.47%) Java
2 1294 (40.78%) JavaScript
3 866 (27.29%) C#
4 587 (18.50%) SQL
5 351 (11.06%) Ruby
6 271 (8.54%) Scala
7 254 (8.01%) Python
8 179 (5.64%) PHP
9 138 (4.35%) Groovy
10 109 (3.44%) C++
11 77 (2.43%) T-SQL
12 68 (2.14%) Objective-C
13 57 (1.80%) Clojure
14 44 (1.39%) PL/SQL
15 37 (1.17%) C
16 36 (1.13%) Apple Swift
17 33 (1.04%) Bash Shell
18 31 (0.98%) Perl
19 28 (0.88%) Shell Script
20 23 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 139 (4.38%) Degree
2 114 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 56 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 21 (0.66%) DV Cleared
5 14 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
6 8 (0.25%) ISEB
7 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.13%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.13%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.13%) MCPD
8 3 (0.095%) PMP
9 2 (0.063%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.032%) PhD
10 1 (0.032%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.032%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (7.66%) QA
2 8 (0.25%) SLA
2 8 (0.25%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.19%) WAI
4 4 (0.13%) HL7
5 1 (0.032%) WCAG
5 1 (0.032%) Basel III
System Software
1 77 (2.43%) Docker
2 36 (1.13%) Varnish
3 13 (0.41%) GridGain
4 12 (0.38%) HDFS
5 11 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.19%) vCloud
7 4 (0.13%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.095%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.032%) Xen
9 1 (0.032%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.032%) vSphere
9 1 (0.032%) KVM
Systems Management
1 109 (3.44%) Puppet
2 80 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (1.23%) Ansible
4 29 (0.91%) Salt
5 27 (0.85%) Vagrant
6 23 (0.72%) yum
7 16 (0.50%) Graphite
8 11 (0.35%) Apache Shiro
8 11 (0.35%) Nagios
9 9 (0.28%) Mesos
10 8 (0.25%) Rundeck
11 6 (0.19%) Capistrano
12 4 (0.13%) CA LISA
12 4 (0.13%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.095%) Kibana
13 3 (0.095%) Oozie
13 3 (0.095%) logstash
14 2 (0.063%) OpenAM
14 2 (0.063%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 237 (7.47%) Oracle
2 220 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 57 (1.80%) Atlassian
4 52 (1.64%) Sitecore
5 46 (1.45%) EPiServer
6 42 (1.32%) Zend
6 42 (1.32%) Sybase
7 38 (1.20%) Adobe
8 36 (1.13%) Google
9 35 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 33 (1.04%) TIBCO
11 27 (0.85%) IBM
12 25 (0.79%) Twitter
13 24 (0.76%) hybris
13 24 (0.76%) Apple
14 22 (0.69%) Perforce
15 20 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
16 18 (0.57%) ATG
16 18 (0.57%) Facebook
16 18 (0.57%) AppDynamics
West London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day + Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Xcede
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago