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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.82% 4.76% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 5.97% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £700 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +118.46%
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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
144 67 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 81.82% 79.76% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 59 60
Average daily rate £450 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £299 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £606 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 27 August 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) jQuery
2 11 (61.11%) BDD
3 10 (55.56%) Scrum
3 10 (55.56%) HTML
4 9 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (50.00%) C#
4 9 (50.00%) CSS
4 9 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (44.44%) .NET
6 7 (38.89%) Web Services
6 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
6 7 (38.89%) Linux
6 7 (38.89%) JBoss
6 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
6 7 (38.89%) MVC
6 7 (38.89%) Maven
6 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
6 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
6 7 (38.89%) Node.js
6 7 (38.89%) Jasmine
6 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
7 6 (33.33%) Gradle
7 6 (33.33%) DevOps
7 6 (33.33%) vCloud
7 6 (33.33%) Gerrit

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 7 (38.89%) JBoss
1 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
1 7 (38.89%) Node.js
2 6 (33.33%) Apache
3 5 (27.78%) nginx
4 4 (22.22%) Confluence
5 3 (16.67%) Jetty
6 1 (5.56%) Alfresco
6 1 (5.56%) Mule
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (5.56%) WildFly
6 1 (5.56%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (27.78%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) VPN
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) DMZ
3 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (33.33%) MySQL
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.56%) HBase
5 1 (5.56%) Redis
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.56%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (38.89%) Maven
2 7 (38.89%) Jasmine
2 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
3 6 (33.33%) Gradle
3 6 (33.33%) Selenium
3 6 (33.33%) Gerrit
3 6 (33.33%) JMeter
4 5 (27.78%) Ant
4 5 (27.78%) PhantomJS
5 4 (22.22%) Artifactory
5 4 (22.22%) JIRA
6 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
6 3 (16.67%) FishEye
6 3 (16.67%) Mercurial
6 3 (16.67%) PVCS
6 3 (16.67%) ClearCase
6 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 3 (16.67%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) UI Developer
4 2 (11.11%) UI Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) jQuery
2 10 (55.56%) HTML
3 9 (50.00%) CSS
4 8 (44.44%) .NET
5 7 (38.89%) Web Services
5 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
6 5 (27.78%) Java EE
6 5 (27.78%) LAMP
6 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
7 4 (22.22%) CSS3
7 4 (22.22%) HTML5
7 4 (22.22%) RESTful
8 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 3 (16.67%) Spring
8 3 (16.67%) Backbone.js
8 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (11.11%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (11.11%) REST
9 2 (11.11%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (16.67%) W3C
2 3 (16.67%) Tandem
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) CentOS
3 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Solaris
5 3 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 3 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) BDD
3 10 (55.56%) Scrum
4 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (38.89%) MVC
6 6 (33.33%) DevOps
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 3 (16.67%) Open Source
10 2 (11.11%) OO
11 1 (5.56%) CRM
11 1 (5.56%) UML
11 1 (5.56%) Workflow
11 1 (5.56%) Web Design
11 1 (5.56%) Mobile First
11 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (5.56%) Time Management
11 1 (5.56%) OWASP
11 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
4 6 (33.33%) PHP
4 6 (33.33%) Python
4 6 (33.33%) Ruby
5 5 (27.78%) Perl
6 4 (22.22%) C++
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 1 (5.56%) Scala
8 1 (5.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) vCloud
2 5 (27.78%) Docker
3 1 (5.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) HAProxy
2 4 (22.22%) Ansible
2 4 (22.22%) Puppet
2 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (11.11%) Salt
5 1 (5.56%) Kibana
5 1 (5.56%) Rundeck
5 1 (5.56%) logstash
5 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Google
3 3 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 3 (16.67%) SaltStack
3 3 (16.67%) Sun
3 3 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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