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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing TDD 1514 1619 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.69% 6.93% 5.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.51% 8.87% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1243 1278 943
Average daily rate
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£450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £564 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £59.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.56%
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
17786 18261 17285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.64% 78.17% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12539 13110 11901
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
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 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 235 269
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.65 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 28 May 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 +1 379 £456 +1.38% 171
Canary Wharf -2 11 £425 -26.08%
Hammersmith - 6 £448 -
Croydon - 6 £388 - 3
Osterley +2 4 £490 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £375 - 3
Uxbridge -4 3 £400 +77.77% 1
Twickenham - 3 £513 - 1
Paddington - 3 £550 -
Hounslow -4 2 £495 +37.50%
Isleworth - 2 - -
Chessington - 2 £325 -
Ealing - 2 - -
Bromley +3 1 £225 -
Westminster +2 1 £340 +11.47%
Wimbledon 0 1 £338 -
Docklands, London -4 1 £425 -18.26%
Chiswick - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £375 - 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2300 (80.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1202 (41.82%) JavaScript
3 1193 (41.51%) Java
4 1085 (37.75%) BDD
5 1048 (36.46%) Scrum
6 1045 (36.36%) HTML
7 850 (29.58%) CSS
8 790 (27.49%) C#
9 740 (25.75%) .NET
10 674 (23.45%) OO
11 671 (23.35%) HTML5
12 660 (22.96%) Continuous Integration
13 605 (21.05%) MVC
14 531 (18.48%) SQL
15 530 (18.44%) AngularJS
16 529 (18.41%) Web Services
17 469 (16.32%) Git (software)
17 469 (16.32%) CSS3
18 463 (16.11%) Finance
19 441 (15.34%) jQuery
20 408 (14.20%) SQL Server
21 368 (12.80%) RESTful
22 352 (12.25%) Spring
23 350 (12.18%) ASP.NET
24 344 (11.97%) REST
25 340 (11.83%) E-Commerce
26 328 (11.41%) Node.js
27 322 (11.20%) Banking
28 312 (10.86%) Linux
29 305 (10.61%) Ruby

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 328 (11.41%) Node.js
2 114 (3.97%) CMS
3 94 (3.27%) Apache
4 89 (3.10%) Tomcat
5 66 (2.30%) JBoss
6 64 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
7 56 (1.95%) Confluence
8 44 (1.53%) Umbraco
8 44 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
9 36 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 35 (1.22%) WebSphere
11 33 (1.15%) Kentico
12 31 (1.08%) SharePoint
13 28 (0.97%) Jetty
13 28 (0.97%) Apache Spark
14 25 (0.87%) WebLogic
15 20 (0.70%) Mule ESB
15 20 (0.70%) Mule
16 19 (0.66%) nginx
16 19 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 51 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.31%) MS Office
4 4 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.070%) Mingle
7 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 30 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.31%) ION MarketView
3 8 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.14%) RMDS
6 3 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.070%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.035%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.035%) Magento
8 1 (0.035%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.035%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 177 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (0.94%) GitHub
4 20 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (0.59%) SaaS
6 16 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (0.52%) Heroku
8 12 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 9 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.28%) PaaS
10 8 (0.28%) OpenShift
11 7 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.21%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.17%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.10%) Force.com
16 2 (0.070%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.070%) IaaS
16 2 (0.070%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 148 (5.15%) HTTP
2 64 (2.23%) Internet
3 25 (0.87%) SSL
4 18 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.45%) AMQP
6 8 (0.28%) FTP
7 7 (0.24%) Firewall
8 6 (0.21%) VPN
8 6 (0.21%) SNMP
8 6 (0.21%) LDAP
9 4 (0.14%) DAB
10 3 (0.10%) DVB
10 3 (0.10%) X.509
10 3 (0.10%) DMZ
10 3 (0.10%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.070%) UPnP
11 2 (0.070%) SNA
12 1 (0.035%) iBeacon
12 1 (0.035%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.035%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (14.20%) SQL Server
2 243 (8.46%) MongoDB
3 216 (7.52%) NoSQL
4 178 (6.19%) Relational Database
5 151 (5.25%) MySQL
6 125 (4.35%) Hadoop
7 108 (3.76%) Big Data
8 99 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
9 81 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 76 (2.64%) RDBMS
11 73 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
12 53 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 51 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
14 50 (1.74%) Redis
14 50 (1.74%) Oracle Database
15 44 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
16 43 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 32 (1.11%) CouchDB
18 30 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
18 30 (1.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 469 (16.32%) Git (software)
2 271 (9.43%) Subversion
3 258 (8.98%) Cucumber
4 218 (7.59%) Jenkins
5 217 (7.55%) Maven
6 214 (7.45%) Selenium
7 179 (6.23%) Jasmine
8 163 (5.67%) Grunt
9 139 (4.84%) JUnit
10 129 (4.49%) JIRA
11 128 (4.45%) NUnit
12 104 (3.62%) TeamCity
13 86 (2.99%) Mockito
14 75 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
15 72 (2.51%) WebDriver
16 70 (2.44%) Visual Studio
16 70 (2.44%) Mocha
16 70 (2.44%) SpecFlow
17 67 (2.33%) Hudson
18 66 (2.30%) Eclipse
General
1 463 (16.11%) Finance
2 322 (11.20%) Banking
3 224 (7.79%) Front Office
4 192 (6.68%) Investment Banking
5 90 (3.13%) Games
6 85 (2.96%) Retail
7 65 (2.26%) Publishing
8 29 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 29 (1.01%) Marketing
9 23 (0.80%) Back Office
9 23 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 19 (0.66%) Advertising
11 10 (0.35%) Electronics
12 8 (0.28%) Legal
13 7 (0.24%) Law
14 5 (0.17%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.10%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.10%) Automotive
15 3 (0.10%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.070%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2246 (78.15%) Developer
2 617 (21.47%) Java Developer
3 399 (13.88%) Senior Developer
4 311 (10.82%) .NET Developer
5 290 (10.09%) C# Developer
6 164 (5.71%) Front-End Developer
7 160 (5.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 132 (4.59%) Senior Java Developer
9 115 (4.00%) Web Developer
10 111 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
11 88 (3.06%) Architect
12 84 (2.92%) Scala Developer
13 79 (2.75%) Android Developer
14 77 (2.68%) Analyst
15 70 (2.44%) Ruby Developer
16 68 (2.37%) Agile Java Developer
17 66 (2.30%) Senior .NET Developer
18 64 (2.23%) iOS Developer
19 62 (2.16%) Software Engineer
20 61 (2.12%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1045 (36.36%) HTML
2 850 (29.58%) CSS
3 740 (25.75%) .NET
4 671 (23.35%) HTML5
5 530 (18.44%) AngularJS
6 529 (18.41%) Web Services
7 469 (16.32%) CSS3
8 441 (15.34%) jQuery
9 368 (12.80%) RESTful
10 352 (12.25%) Spring
11 350 (12.18%) ASP.NET
12 344 (11.97%) REST
13 305 (10.61%) XML
14 244 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC
15 238 (8.28%) Backbone.js
16 237 (8.25%) J2EE
17 235 (8.18%) WCF
18 223 (7.76%) .NET Framework
19 221 (7.69%) JSON
20 214 (7.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 180 (6.26%) User Experience
2 119 (4.14%) Mobile App
3 110 (3.83%) Derivative
4 85 (2.96%) Computer Science
5 81 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 64 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 58 (2.02%) Equity Derivative
8 52 (1.81%) Digital Media
9 49 (1.70%) Fixed Income
10 42 (1.46%) Algorithms
11 41 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
11 41 (1.43%) Social Media
12 39 (1.36%) Equities
12 39 (1.36%) Data Structures
12 39 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
13 38 (1.32%) iPad
14 34 (1.18%) N-Tier
15 31 (1.08%) Visualisation
16 27 (0.94%) Mathematics
16 27 (0.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 312 (10.86%) Linux
2 186 (6.47%) UNIX
3 144 (5.01%) Android
4 125 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 111 (3.86%) Windows
6 39 (1.36%) Mac OS X
7 20 (0.70%) CentOS
8 15 (0.52%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.35%) Windows Phone
11 9 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
12 6 (0.21%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.10%) VMS
14 3 (0.10%) AIX
15 2 (0.070%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.070%) MVS
15 2 (0.070%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.070%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.070%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2300 (80.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1085 (37.75%) BDD
3 1048 (36.46%) Scrum
4 674 (23.45%) OO
5 660 (22.96%) Continuous Integration
6 605 (21.05%) MVC
7 340 (11.83%) E-Commerce
8 299 (10.40%) Unit Testing
9 294 (10.23%) Software Engineering
10 278 (9.67%) Pair Programming
11 260 (9.05%) Kanban
12 226 (7.86%) Web Development
13 209 (7.27%) SOA
14 208 (7.24%) Responsive Web Design
15 203 (7.06%) Multithreading
16 190 (6.61%) SDLC
17 180 (6.26%) OOP
18 179 (6.23%) DevOps
19 164 (5.71%) Test Automation
20 154 (5.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1202 (41.82%) JavaScript
2 1193 (41.51%) Java
3 790 (27.49%) C#
4 531 (18.48%) SQL
5 305 (10.61%) Ruby
6 214 (7.45%) Scala
7 213 (7.41%) Python
8 174 (6.05%) PHP
9 87 (3.03%) C++
10 79 (2.75%) T-SQL
11 77 (2.68%) Groovy
12 59 (2.05%) Objective-C
13 38 (1.32%) Clojure
14 37 (1.29%) PL/SQL
15 36 (1.25%) Bash Shell
16 35 (1.22%) Perl
17 29 (1.01%) C
18 28 (0.97%) VBA
19 27 (0.94%) Shell Script
20 22 (0.77%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 193 (6.72%) Degree
2 62 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 23 (0.80%) SC Cleared
4 21 (0.73%) ISEB
5 13 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
8 7 (0.24%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.24%) MCITP
9 6 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.10%) MCPD
11 2 (0.070%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.035%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.035%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.035%) PMP
12 1 (0.035%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.035%) PhD
12 1 (0.035%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.035%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (7.38%) QA
2 8 (0.28%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.21%) WAI
4 6 (0.21%) EMIR
5 3 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.070%) Basel III
7 1 (0.035%) HL7
System Software
1 40 (1.39%) Docker
2 39 (1.36%) Varnish
3 8 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.24%) HDFS
4 7 (0.24%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.21%) vCloud
6 4 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.14%) GridGain
7 2 (0.070%) vSphere
8 1 (0.035%) XenApp
8 1 (0.035%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.035%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.035%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 80 (2.78%) Puppet
2 71 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (1.39%) Ansible
4 26 (0.90%) yum
5 23 (0.80%) Salt
6 20 (0.70%) Vagrant
7 9 (0.31%) Rundeck
8 6 (0.21%) Mesos
9 5 (0.17%) CA LISA
9 5 (0.17%) Graylog
9 5 (0.17%) Nagios
10 4 (0.14%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.14%) logstash
10 4 (0.14%) Kibana
10 4 (0.14%) Oozie
11 3 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.070%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.070%) Graphite
12 2 (0.070%) OpenAM
12 2 (0.070%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 242 (8.42%) Oracle
2 192 (6.68%) Microsoft
3 60 (2.09%) Sitecore
4 59 (2.05%) EPiServer
5 51 (1.77%) Sybase
6 44 (1.53%) Google
7 34 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 34 (1.18%) Adobe
8 32 (1.11%) Zend
9 30 (1.04%) TIBCO
10 27 (0.94%) Atlassian
11 22 (0.77%) Apple
11 22 (0.77%) Twitter
12 21 (0.73%) Perforce
12 21 (0.73%) IBM
13 18 (0.63%) hybris
14 16 (0.56%) ATG
15 14 (0.49%) Ektron
16 13 (0.45%) Rackspace
16 13 (0.45%) Endeca
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