The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Croydon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.94% - 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% - 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £438 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
67 47 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 63.21% 72.31% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 85
Average daily rate £450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
London

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 18 April 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Classic ASP
3 2 (40.00%) WF
3 2 (40.00%) LINQ
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) iPhone
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Scala

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
3 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (40.00%) Classic ASP
3 2 (40.00%) WF
3 2 (40.00%) LINQ
3 2 (40.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C