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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 1360 1295 1087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.41% 5.96% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.14% 7.58% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 1018 866
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -
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
16714 17075 15210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.57% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11868 11661 10681
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 236 247
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(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 +10 353 £475 +5.55% 146
Canary Wharf +14 6 £725 +52.63%
Docklands, London 0 5 £425 -22.19%
Uxbridge +5 4 £358 -4.66% 2
Croydon -5 3 £325 -25.71%
Chiswick +1 1 - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 3
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Morden - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2439 (80.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1368 (45.03%) Java
3 1201 (39.53%) BDD
4 1176 (38.71%) JavaScript
5 1149 (37.82%) Scrum
6 1100 (36.21%) HTML
7 853 (28.08%) CSS
8 791 (26.04%) C#
9 752 (24.75%) .NET
10 729 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
11 698 (22.98%) OO
12 668 (21.99%) HTML5
13 617 (20.31%) MVC
14 578 (19.03%) SQL
15 561 (18.47%) Web Services
16 507 (16.69%) AngularJS
17 480 (15.80%) Git (software)
18 458 (15.08%) Finance
19 457 (15.04%) CSS3
20 441 (14.52%) jQuery
21 416 (13.69%) SQL Server
22 401 (13.20%) Spring
23 385 (12.67%) RESTful
24 374 (12.31%) Linux
25 360 (11.85%) REST
26 355 (11.69%) XML
27 350 (11.52%) Ruby
28 332 (10.93%) E-Commerce
29 331 (10.90%) Banking
30 319 (10.50%) Cucumber

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 310 (10.20%) Node.js
2 134 (4.41%) CMS
3 127 (4.18%) Apache
4 78 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
5 75 (2.47%) Tomcat
6 72 (2.37%) JBoss
7 53 (1.74%) Adobe CQ
8 49 (1.61%) SharePoint
9 41 (1.35%) Confluence
10 40 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
11 34 (1.12%) Apache Solr
12 33 (1.09%) nginx
13 32 (1.05%) Drupal
14 31 (1.02%) WebLogic
15 30 (0.99%) WebSphere
16 24 (0.79%) IIS
16 24 (0.79%) Umbraco
17 23 (0.76%) Jetty
18 20 (0.66%) Apache Spark
19 19 (0.63%) Kentico
Applications
1 71 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.30%) MS Office
3 7 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.13%) Mingle
5 3 (0.099%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.066%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.033%) FastStats
7 1 (0.033%) MS Project
7 1 (0.033%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.033%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 25 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.76%) ION MarketView
3 12 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.30%) IntelliMatch
5 8 (0.26%) RMDS
6 7 (0.23%) Magento
7 6 (0.20%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.13%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.099%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 1 (0.033%) Summit
10 1 (0.033%) Misys Midas
10 1 (0.033%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 94 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (0.46%) GitHub
5 12 (0.39%) Joyent
6 11 (0.36%) ElastiCache
6 11 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 10 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
8 9 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.23%) OpenShift
9 7 (0.23%) SaaS
10 6 (0.20%) Force.com
11 4 (0.13%) PaaS
11 4 (0.13%) Heroku
11 4 (0.13%) Trello
12 2 (0.066%) Office 365
13 1 (0.033%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.033%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 143 (4.71%) HTTP
2 61 (2.01%) Internet
3 21 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.59%) AMQP
5 12 (0.39%) SSL
6 11 (0.36%) Intranet
7 10 (0.33%) SNMP
8 9 (0.30%) Firewall
9 8 (0.26%) MVNO
10 7 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
11 6 (0.20%) VPN
12 4 (0.13%) DNS
13 3 (0.099%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.099%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.099%) LDAP
13 3 (0.099%) BIG-IP
14 2 (0.066%) SSH
14 2 (0.066%) VoIP
14 2 (0.066%) SNA
14 2 (0.066%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (13.69%) SQL Server
2 226 (7.44%) MongoDB
3 197 (6.48%) NoSQL
4 187 (6.16%) Relational Database
5 182 (5.99%) MySQL
6 110 (3.62%) Big Data
7 105 (3.46%) Hadoop
8 98 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 87 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 74 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
11 66 (2.17%) RDBMS
12 59 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
13 51 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
14 48 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 47 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 46 (1.51%) Redis
17 35 (1.15%) DB2
18 32 (1.05%) Neo4j
19 31 (1.02%) Oracle Database
20 29 (0.95%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 480 (15.80%) Git (software)
2 319 (10.50%) Cucumber
3 302 (9.94%) Subversion
4 272 (8.95%) Selenium
5 224 (7.37%) Maven
6 213 (7.01%) Jasmine
7 187 (6.16%) JUnit
8 181 (5.96%) NUnit
9 178 (5.86%) Jenkins
10 158 (5.20%) JIRA
11 136 (4.48%) Grunt
12 112 (3.69%) Mockito
13 94 (3.09%) TeamCity
14 93 (3.06%) WebDriver
15 90 (2.96%) SpecFlow
16 86 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
17 81 (2.67%) Mocha
18 74 (2.44%) Visual Studio
19 73 (2.40%) Hudson
20 72 (2.37%) Eclipse
General
1 458 (15.08%) Finance
2 331 (10.90%) Banking
3 205 (6.75%) Investment Banking
4 198 (6.52%) Front Office
5 140 (4.61%) Games
6 85 (2.80%) Retail
7 43 (1.42%) Marketing
8 40 (1.32%) Publishing
9 38 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 33 (1.09%) Advertising
11 29 (0.95%) Back Office
12 24 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.43%) Legal
14 12 (0.39%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.26%) Law
16 7 (0.23%) Music Industry
17 5 (0.16%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.16%) Electronics
18 3 (0.099%) Online Betting
19 2 (0.066%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 2354 (77.49%) Developer
2 699 (23.01%) Java Developer
3 404 (13.30%) Senior Developer
4 278 (9.15%) C# Developer
5 268 (8.82%) .NET Developer
6 172 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
7 161 (5.30%) Front-End Developer
8 140 (4.61%) Senior Java Developer
9 127 (4.18%) Web Developer
10 110 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
11 93 (3.06%) PHP Developer
12 85 (2.80%) Architect
12 85 (2.80%) Scala Developer
13 77 (2.53%) Tester
14 76 (2.50%) Analyst
15 75 (2.47%) Senior .NET Developer
16 71 (2.34%) Python Developer
17 61 (2.01%) Agile Java Developer
18 60 (1.97%) Android Developer
19 54 (1.78%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1100 (36.21%) HTML
2 853 (28.08%) CSS
3 752 (24.75%) .NET
4 668 (21.99%) HTML5
5 561 (18.47%) Web Services
6 507 (16.69%) AngularJS
7 457 (15.04%) CSS3
8 441 (14.52%) jQuery
9 401 (13.20%) Spring
10 385 (12.67%) RESTful
11 360 (11.85%) REST
12 355 (11.69%) XML
13 312 (10.27%) ASP.NET
14 255 (8.39%) Hibernate
15 249 (8.20%) Backbone.js
16 244 (8.03%) J2EE
17 224 (7.37%) JSON
18 215 (7.08%) WCF
19 209 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC
20 185 (6.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 223 (7.34%) Open Source
2 146 (4.81%) User Experience
3 109 (3.59%) Derivative
4 104 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
5 99 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 93 (3.06%) Mobile App
7 84 (2.76%) Fixed Income
8 77 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 69 (2.27%) Digital Media
10 65 (2.14%) Inversion of Control
11 54 (1.78%) Social Media
12 53 (1.74%) Data Structures
13 47 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
14 45 (1.48%) Algorithms
14 45 (1.48%) Equity Derivative
15 36 (1.18%) iPad
16 34 (1.12%) Visualisation
16 34 (1.12%) Equities
17 31 (1.02%) N-Tier
18 29 (0.95%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 374 (12.31%) Linux
2 217 (7.14%) UNIX
3 151 (4.97%) Windows
4 124 (4.08%) Android
5 103 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 60 (1.97%) Mac OS X
7 20 (0.66%) Windows Phone
8 13 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.39%) CentOS
9 12 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
11 7 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.13%) Solaris
14 3 (0.099%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.066%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.066%) Debian
15 2 (0.066%) MVS
15 2 (0.066%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.066%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2439 (80.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1201 (39.53%) BDD
3 1149 (37.82%) Scrum
4 729 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 698 (22.98%) OO
6 617 (20.31%) MVC
7 332 (10.93%) E-Commerce
8 297 (9.78%) Kanban
9 292 (9.61%) Pair Programming
10 275 (9.05%) Software Engineering
11 222 (7.31%) SOA
11 222 (7.31%) User Stories
12 213 (7.01%) Test Automation
13 212 (6.98%) Web Development
14 196 (6.45%) Unit Testing
15 193 (6.35%) Multithreading
15 193 (6.35%) Responsive Web Design
16 182 (5.99%) DevOps
17 179 (5.89%) OOP
18 172 (5.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1368 (45.03%) Java
2 1176 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 791 (26.04%) C#
4 578 (19.03%) SQL
5 350 (11.52%) Ruby
6 247 (8.13%) PHP
7 237 (7.80%) Python
8 210 (6.91%) Scala
9 132 (4.34%) C++
10 92 (3.03%) T-SQL
11 81 (2.67%) Groovy
12 64 (2.11%) Perl
13 50 (1.65%) Objective-C
14 47 (1.55%) PL/SQL
15 44 (1.45%) Bash Shell
15 44 (1.45%) Clojure
16 36 (1.18%) C
17 30 (0.99%) Shell Script
18 29 (0.95%) VBA
19 24 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 267 (8.79%) Degree
2 48 (1.58%) ISEB
3 44 (1.45%) Security Cleared
4 29 (0.95%) VCP4
5 25 (0.82%) ISTQB
6 17 (0.56%) SC Cleared
7 14 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.23%) MCITP
10 6 (0.20%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.13%) MCPD
12 2 (0.066%) HND
12 2 (0.066%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.066%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.033%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.033%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.033%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.033%) PMP
13 1 (0.033%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (9.25%) QA
2 7 (0.23%) ISO 9001
2 7 (0.23%) EMIR
3 4 (0.13%) Basel III
4 3 (0.099%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.066%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (1.22%) Varnish
2 21 (0.69%) Docker
3 12 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.20%) vCloud
5 6 (0.20%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.16%) HDFS
7 2 (0.066%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.066%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.066%) GridGain
7 2 (0.066%) XenApp
7 2 (0.066%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.033%) vSphere
8 1 (0.033%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 106 (3.49%) Puppet
2 76 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (1.28%) Ansible
4 20 (0.66%) Vagrant
5 13 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (0.39%) yum
6 12 (0.39%) logstash
7 11 (0.36%) Salt
7 11 (0.36%) Kibana
8 8 (0.26%) Graylog
9 7 (0.23%) Control-M
10 6 (0.20%) Mesos
11 5 (0.16%) Nagios
12 3 (0.099%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.099%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.066%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.066%) Oozie
14 1 (0.033%) Ambari
14 1 (0.033%) BladeLogic
14 1 (0.033%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 248 (8.16%) Oracle
2 239 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 64 (2.11%) Sybase
3 64 (2.11%) Google
4 59 (1.94%) TIBCO
5 55 (1.81%) Sitecore
6 48 (1.58%) Zend
7 36 (1.18%) EPiServer
8 34 (1.12%) Rackspace
9 31 (1.02%) ION Trading
10 26 (0.86%) Adobe
11 25 (0.82%) Atlassian
12 24 (0.79%) ATG
12 24 (0.79%) Perforce
13 23 (0.76%) Red Hat
13 23 (0.76%) Endeca
14 16 (0.53%) New Relic
15 15 (0.49%) Twitter
15 15 (0.49%) Canoo
15 15 (0.49%) VMware
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £750 to £800 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £380 - £475 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Rate: £475 - 500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £430 per annum
Posted: Yesterday