The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 15 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing TDD 18 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.53% 2.68% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.53% 3.30% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 3
Average daily rate £400 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -25.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
TDD
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
211 91 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 88.28% 81.25% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 72 35
Average daily rate £418 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £16.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +136.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Croydon region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 35 (92.11%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (84.21%) Java
3 24 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 24 (63.16%) BDD
4 19 (50.00%) JIRA
5 16 (42.11%) Selenium
5 16 (42.11%) Scrum
5 16 (42.11%) HTML
5 16 (42.11%) Jenkins
6 15 (39.47%) Gerrit
7 14 (36.84%) Node.js
7 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
7 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (36.84%) Web Services
7 14 (36.84%) JMeter
8 13 (34.21%) Linux
8 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
8 13 (34.21%) RESTful
8 13 (34.21%) SonarQube
9 12 (31.58%) AngularJS
9 12 (31.58%) HTML5
9 12 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (28.95%) Tomcat
10 11 (28.95%) CSS
10 11 (28.95%) Bash Shell
11 10 (26.32%) CentOS
11 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
11 10 (26.32%) GitHub
11 10 (26.32%) Artifactory
12 9 (23.68%) Gradle

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 14 (36.84%) Node.js
2 11 (28.95%) Tomcat
3 9 (23.68%) Confluence
3 9 (23.68%) JBoss
4 6 (15.79%) Alfresco
4 6 (15.79%) Apache
4 6 (15.79%) Mule
4 6 (15.79%) WildFly
5 5 (13.16%) nginx
6 4 (10.53%) Mule ESB
7 3 (7.89%) Jetty
8 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (7.89%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) GitHub
2 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Firewall
1 8 (21.05%) VPN
2 4 (10.53%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (7.89%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (23.68%) NoSQL
3 8 (21.05%) MongoDB
4 4 (10.53%) MySQL
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.63%) Redis
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) JIRA
2 16 (42.11%) Jenkins
2 16 (42.11%) Selenium
3 15 (39.47%) Gerrit
4 14 (36.84%) JMeter
5 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
5 13 (34.21%) SonarQube
6 10 (26.32%) Artifactory
7 9 (23.68%) Gradle
7 9 (23.68%) Jasmine
7 9 (23.68%) Maven
8 8 (21.05%) JUnit
9 5 (13.16%) Ant
9 5 (13.16%) PhantomJS
9 5 (13.16%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (10.53%) Gitweb
10 4 (10.53%) Subversion
11 3 (7.89%) ClearCase
11 3 (7.89%) CruiseControl
11 3 (7.89%) PVCS
General
1 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 21 (55.26%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Lead Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Agile Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Angular Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 1 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) DevOps Specialist
9 1 (2.63%) Test Automation Developer
9 1 (2.63%) WebOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) HTML
2 14 (36.84%) Web Services
3 13 (34.21%) RESTful
4 12 (31.58%) AngularJS
4 12 (31.58%) HTML5
5 11 (28.95%) CSS
6 9 (23.68%) jQuery
7 8 (21.05%) Spring
8 7 (18.42%) CSS3
8 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
8 7 (18.42%) J2EE
9 6 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (15.79%) Apache Camel
9 6 (15.79%) REST
9 6 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (10.53%) LAMP
10 4 (10.53%) LAPP Stack
10 4 (10.53%) LEMP Stack
10 4 (10.53%) SOAP
10 4 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.89%) Tandem
2 3 (7.89%) W3C
3 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) CentOS
3 5 (13.16%) Ubuntu
4 4 (10.53%) Unix
5 3 (7.89%) Mac OS
5 3 (7.89%) Solaris
5 3 (7.89%) Windows
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (63.16%) BDD
3 16 (42.11%) Scrum
4 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (23.68%) OO
6 8 (21.05%) Domain-Driven Design
6 8 (21.05%) OWASP
6 8 (21.05%) SDLC
7 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
8 5 (13.16%) DevOps
9 4 (10.53%) Agile Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (10.53%) Kanban
9 4 (10.53%) Time Management
10 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.89%) EAI
10 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) Java
2 24 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.95%) Bash Shell
4 6 (15.79%) Perl
4 6 (15.79%) PHP
4 6 (15.79%) Python
5 4 (10.53%) Ruby
5 4 (10.53%) SQL
6 3 (7.89%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) C++
7 2 (5.26%) Go
7 2 (5.26%) Scala
7 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) vCloud
2 5 (13.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Ansible
1 6 (15.79%) Salt
2 5 (13.16%) Kibana
2 5 (13.16%) logstash
2 5 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (13.16%) Puppet
2 5 (13.16%) Rundeck
2 5 (13.16%) ZABBIX
3 3 (7.89%) HAProxy
3 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (5.26%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
2 8 (21.05%) VMware
3 5 (13.16%) Google
4 4 (10.53%) Twitter
5 3 (7.89%) Atlassian
5 3 (7.89%) HP
5 3 (7.89%) Rally
5 3 (7.89%) Sun
6 2 (5.26%) Sonatype
7 1 (2.63%) Black Duck
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.63%) Veracode
Croydon, Surrey
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