Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 45 27
Rank change year-on-year +19 -18 -
Contract jobs citing BDD 93 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 10.99% 5.75% 7.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.00% 6.30% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 27 14
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +12.68% -
10th Percentile £404 £403 £366
90th Percentile £661 £594 £468
South London median daily rate £500 £463 £413
% change year-on-year +8.11% +12.12% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 775 492 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 91.61% 91.28% 88.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 307 191
Croydon median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £351 £300 £313
90th Percentile £639 £574 £525
South London median daily rate £500 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Croydon median hourly rate £13.50 £35.25 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.70% +26.89% +85.20%
10th Percentile £12.80 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.65 £95.00 £29.11
South London median hourly rate £47.50 £23.75 £26.89
% change year-on-year +100.00% -11.68% +68.06%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Croydon

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BDD in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for BDD in Croydon

BDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Croydon over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Croydon

BDD
Contract Job Locations in Croydon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Croydon region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coulsdon - 1 £425 -
BDD
South London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for BDD.

1 81 (87.10%) Java
2 75 (80.65%) TDD
3 61 (65.59%) Microservices
4 60 (64.52%) Scrum
5 58 (62.37%) Cucumber
5 58 (62.37%) REST
6 54 (58.06%) Spring
7 53 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (52.69%) JIRA
9 48 (51.61%) HBase
10 47 (50.54%) Security Cleared
11 45 (48.39%) Hadoop
11 45 (48.39%) Confluence
12 44 (47.31%) Apache Camel
12 44 (47.31%) Spring Boot
13 39 (41.94%) SC Cleared
14 38 (40.86%) Big Data
15 37 (39.78%) PostgreSQL
16 36 (38.71%) Kafka
16 36 (38.71%) Docker
17 32 (34.41%) Kubernetes
18 29 (31.18%) HDFS
18 29 (31.18%) Kerberos
18 29 (31.18%) Apache Solr
19 28 (30.11%) Drools
19 28 (30.11%) Data Architecture
19 28 (30.11%) Apache Spark
20 24 (25.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
20 24 (25.81%) GitLab
20 24 (25.81%) Algorithms

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (48.39%) Confluence
2 29 (31.18%) Apache Solr
3 28 (30.11%) Apache Spark
4 9 (9.68%) Apache
5 7 (7.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.08%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.66%) GitHub
2 11 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.08%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (31.18%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (51.61%) HBase
2 45 (48.39%) Hadoop
3 38 (40.86%) Big Data
4 37 (39.78%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.38%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (3.23%) DataStax
6 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.08%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 58 (62.37%) Cucumber
2 49 (52.69%) JIRA
3 24 (25.81%) GitLab
4 21 (22.58%) Jenkins
5 20 (21.51%) IntelliJ
6 17 (18.28%) Git (software)
7 16 (17.20%) JUnit
8 15 (16.13%) Mockito
9 13 (13.98%) SonarQube
10 12 (12.90%) DbUnit
10 12 (12.90%) jMock
10 12 (12.90%) Maven
10 12 (12.90%) Selenium
11 6 (6.45%) Jasmine
12 3 (3.23%) Grunt
12 3 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (3.23%) Protractor
13 2 (2.15%) gulp
13 2 (2.15%) Vagrant
13 2 (2.15%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (4.30%) Electronics
1 4 (4.30%) Finance
1 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
1 4 (4.30%) Marketing
1 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (55.91%) Developer
2 38 (40.86%) Java Developer
3 18 (19.35%) Data Engineer
4 13 (13.98%) Big Data Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) BPM Developer
5 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 9 (9.68%) Senior Data Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Automation Tester
6 6 (6.45%) Hadoop Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Tester
7 5 (5.38%) Agile Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Big Data Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Hadoop Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Big Data Architect
8 4 (4.30%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Data Architect
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (62.37%) REST
2 54 (58.06%) Spring
3 44 (47.31%) Apache Camel
3 44 (47.31%) Spring Boot
4 36 (38.71%) Kafka
5 28 (30.11%) Drools
6 20 (21.51%) Web Services
7 18 (19.35%) HTML
8 16 (17.20%) RESTful
9 14 (15.05%) AngularJS
10 13 (13.98%) CSS
10 13 (13.98%) J2EE
10 13 (13.98%) SOAP
11 12 (12.90%) HTML5
11 12 (12.90%) PowerMock
12 11 (11.83%) CSS3
13 8 (8.60%) Samza
13 8 (8.60%) XML
14 5 (5.38%) JSON
15 4 (4.30%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.81%) Algorithms
2 4 (4.30%) User Experience
3 3 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (80.65%) TDD
2 61 (65.59%) Microservices
3 60 (64.52%) Scrum
4 53 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (30.11%) Data Architecture
6 23 (24.73%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (19.35%) Kanban
8 16 (17.20%) OO
9 14 (15.05%) Test Automation
10 12 (12.90%) E-Commerce
11 11 (11.83%) Open Source
12 9 (9.68%) User Stories
13 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
14 7 (7.53%) Coaching
14 7 (7.53%) Data Ingestion
14 7 (7.53%) DevOps
15 6 (6.45%) Unit Testing
16 5 (5.38%) Integration Testing
16 5 (5.38%) Software Architecture
16 5 (5.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (87.10%) Java
2 8 (8.60%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.38%) Scala
4 3 (3.23%) C#
4 3 (3.23%) Groovy
4 3 (3.23%) Python
5 2 (2.15%) R
5 2 (2.15%) SQL
6 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.08%) Ruby
6 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (50.54%) Security Cleared
2 39 (41.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 36 (38.71%) Docker
2 29 (31.18%) HDFS
3 24 (25.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (34.41%) Kubernetes
2 20 (21.51%) Ansible
2 20 (21.51%) Terraform
3 4 (4.30%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (2.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (4.30%) IBM
1 4 (4.30%) SAP
1 4 (4.30%) VMware
2 3 (3.23%) Hortonworks
3 2 (2.15%) Adobe
3 2 (2.15%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle
4 1 (1.08%) Snow