The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 28 June 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)
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 14 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Contract jobs citing TDD 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 7.84% 1.72% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 1.89% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £575 - £423
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 - £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 - £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +1.81% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +3.75% -8.57%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 50 53 112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 98.04% 91.38% 77.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 132 370
Median daily rate £575 £533 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.98% +6.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £414 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £38.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Docklands, London

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TDD in Docklands, London.

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for TDD.

1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Front Office
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Derivative
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
4 2 (33.33%) Equities
4 2 (33.33%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, 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 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (16.67%) Endeca
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Front Office
2 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Front Office Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
5 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (16.67%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) React
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Derivative
2 2 (33.33%) Credit Derivative
2 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 2 (33.33%) Equities
2 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
3 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Reuters
1 1 (16.67%) Sybase