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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing TDD 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.84% 3.92% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 4.82% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£444 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% +13.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
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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
121 83 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 85.82% 81.37% 71.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 65 67
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £523 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (50.00%) PerformancePoint
5 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (37.50%) MSTest
6 3 (37.50%) NUnit
6 3 (37.50%) Workflow
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Migration
7 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) Ruby
7 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (25.00%) Perl
7 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) HTML

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Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (50.00%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) NUnit
2 3 (37.50%) MSTest
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (25.00%) CRM Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft