Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 36 18
Rank change year-on-year +14 -18 +10
Contract jobs citing TDD 23 4 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 8.07% 1.28% 8.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.88% 1.38% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 20
Canary Wharf median daily rate £575 £590 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.54% +13.73% -9.78%
10th Percentile £463 £394 £419
90th Percentile £738 £610 £630
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £575 £590 £525
% change year-on-year -2.54% +12.38% -8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

TDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 259 290 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 90.88% 92.65% 86.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 210 232
Canary Wharf median daily rate £515 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.44% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £278 £310 £300
90th Percentile £650 £601 £600
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £515 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +14.44% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £15.00 - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £15.00 - -

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Canary Wharf

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TDD in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Canary Wharf

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Canary Wharf over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for TDD.

1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 13 (56.52%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) NUnit
4 9 (39.13%) OO
5 8 (34.78%) Scrum
5 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
6 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
6 7 (30.43%) Kanban
6 7 (30.43%) Banking
6 7 (30.43%) HTML
6 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
6 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (30.43%) HTML5
6 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (30.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (26.09%) BDD
7 6 (26.09%) Puppet
7 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
7 6 (26.09%) MSTest
7 6 (26.09%) OpenStack
7 6 (26.09%) Ansible
7 6 (26.09%) MySQL
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle
7 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
7 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (26.09%) Front Office
7 6 (26.09%) Retail Banking

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
2 6 (26.09%) OpenStack
2 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
2 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
3 1 (4.35%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) FIX Connectivity
1 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
1 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
1 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) NUnit
2 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
3 6 (26.09%) MSTest
4 4 (17.39%) JIRA
5 3 (13.04%) Jasmine
5 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.70%) JUnit
6 2 (8.70%) Maven
6 2 (8.70%) ReSharper
6 2 (8.70%) Selenium
6 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
6 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
7 1 (4.35%) Mocha
7 1 (4.35%) Mockito
7 1 (4.35%) NetBeans
7 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
7 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 6 (26.09%) Front Office
3 6 (26.09%) Retail Banking
4 5 (21.74%) Retail
5 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Angular Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (17.39%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Developer
5 3 (13.04%) HTML Developer
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Database Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
1 7 (30.43%) HTML5
2 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
3 4 (17.39%) jQuery
3 4 (17.39%) React Native
4 3 (13.04%) Code First Entity Framework
4 3 (13.04%) CSS
4 3 (13.04%) J2EE
4 3 (13.04%) REST
4 3 (13.04%) SOAP
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.70%) Ajax
5 2 (8.70%) CSS3
5 2 (8.70%) Spring
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Derivative
2 1 (4.35%) Equities
2 1 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (4.35%) Life Science
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Android
1 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
1 4 (17.39%) Nucleus RTOS
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (39.13%) OO
4 8 (34.78%) Scrum
4 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
5 7 (30.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 7 (30.43%) Kanban
6 6 (26.09%) BDD
6 6 (26.09%) Web Development
7 5 (21.74%) DevOps
7 5 (21.74%) Front End Development
7 5 (21.74%) MVC
8 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (17.39%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
8 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
9 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Coaching
10 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) C
4 4 (17.39%) C++
4 4 (17.39%) Python
5 3 (13.04%) TypeScript
6 2 (8.70%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
7 1 (4.35%) Korn
7 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.35%) R
7 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (26.09%) Ansible
2 6 (26.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Alteryx
2 1 (4.35%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (4.35%) Databricks
2 1 (4.35%) ForgeRock
2 1 (4.35%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.35%) Sencha
2 1 (4.35%) Solace
2 1 (4.35%) Sybase