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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing TDD 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.19% 2.47% 6.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.03% 4.17% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£394 £700 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +63.01%
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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
116 48 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 85.93% 59.26% 81.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 41 50
Average daily rate £400 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £605 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 7 (63.64%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
5 4 (36.36%) Gerrit
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (36.36%) Maven
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
5 4 (36.36%) JBoss
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) Python
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Perl
6 3 (27.27%) PHP
6 3 (27.27%) Ant
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) CSS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
1 4 (36.36%) JBoss
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) nginx
2 3 (27.27%) Node.js
3 2 (18.18%) Confluence
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) Jetty
4 1 (9.09%) Mule
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (9.09%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) DMZ
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Maven
1 4 (36.36%) Gerrit
2 3 (27.27%) Jasmine
2 3 (27.27%) Gradle
2 3 (27.27%) PhantomJS
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Ant
2 3 (27.27%) JMeter
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (9.09%) SonarQube
4 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
4 1 (9.09%) FishEye
4 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 7 (63.64%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) LAMP
4 3 (27.27%) Java EE
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
6 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (9.09%) JAX-RS
6 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
6 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (9.09%) RESTful
6 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
6 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
1 3 (27.27%) CentOS
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) vCloud
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HAProxy
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
1 3 (27.27%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 1 (9.09%) SaltStack