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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 13 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.82% 5.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.41% 6.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£700 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £33.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+113.53% -16.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
54 72 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 65.06% 80.00% 59.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 55 51
Average daily rate £325 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £283 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

TDD
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 2 (50.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft