Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 22 41
Rank change year-on-year -29 +19 -7
Contract jobs citing BDD 69 91 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 5.68% 12.30% 6.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.24% 13.23% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 57 27
Croydon median daily rate £488 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £352 £354 £388
90th Percentile £548 £661 £594
South London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 1,105 688 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 91.02% 92.97% 91.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 438 315
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +19.05% -1.18%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £301
90th Percentile £638 £633 £563
South London median daily rate £525 £488 £425
% change year-on-year +7.69% +14.71% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.26% -50.00% -2.81%
South London median hourly rate £43.75 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +137.50% -33.33%

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 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BDD in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for BDD.

1 65 (94.20%) Java
2 56 (81.16%) TDD
3 47 (68.12%) Jenkins
4 46 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (65.22%) Maven
6 43 (62.32%) Apache Camel
7 42 (60.87%) JUnit
8 40 (57.97%) Spring
8 40 (57.97%) Git (software)
9 39 (56.52%) SC Cleared
9 39 (56.52%) Security Cleared
9 39 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (56.52%) Scrum
10 38 (55.07%) Web Services
11 37 (53.62%) DbUnit
12 36 (52.17%) J2EE
13 35 (50.72%) Kanban
13 35 (50.72%) RESTful
14 34 (49.28%) jMock
14 34 (49.28%) Mockito
14 34 (49.28%) PowerMock
14 34 (49.28%) SOAP
14 34 (49.28%) SonarQube
15 33 (47.83%) E-Commerce
16 32 (46.38%) Amazon AWS
17 29 (42.03%) Spring Boot
18 27 (39.13%) Amazon EC2
18 27 (39.13%) vSphere
18 27 (39.13%) VMware
19 25 (36.23%) REST

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 15 (21.74%) Confluence
2 12 (17.39%) Apache Spark
3 10 (14.49%) Apache Solr
4 9 (13.04%) Tomcat
5 6 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (5.80%) JBoss
7 3 (4.35%) Apache
8 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.45%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (1.45%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 32 (46.38%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (39.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.45%) IaaS
3 1 (1.45%) PaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.45%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.45%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (23.19%) Big Data
3 15 (21.74%) HBase
4 10 (14.49%) Hadoop
5 6 (8.70%) MySQL
6 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.90%) Redis
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (68.12%) Jenkins
2 45 (65.22%) Maven
3 42 (60.87%) JUnit
4 40 (57.97%) Git (software)
5 37 (53.62%) DbUnit
6 34 (49.28%) jMock
6 34 (49.28%) Mockito
6 34 (49.28%) SonarQube
7 18 (26.09%) JIRA
8 13 (18.84%) Cucumber
9 10 (14.49%) IntelliJ
10 8 (11.59%) Selenium
10 8 (11.59%) WebDriver
11 5 (7.25%) GitLab
12 3 (4.35%) Gradle
12 3 (4.35%) JMeter
13 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
13 1 (1.45%) Spock
13 1 (1.45%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (7.25%) Retail
2 2 (2.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (82.61%) Developer
2 53 (76.81%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Automation Tester
4 7 (10.14%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Tester
5 4 (5.80%) BPM Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Java Team Leader
6 3 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.90%) Programme Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Test Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (62.32%) Apache Camel
2 40 (57.97%) Spring
3 38 (55.07%) Web Services
4 36 (52.17%) J2EE
5 35 (50.72%) RESTful
6 34 (49.28%) PowerMock
6 34 (49.28%) SOAP
7 29 (42.03%) Spring Boot
8 25 (36.23%) REST
9 17 (24.64%) Kafka
10 10 (14.49%) Drools
10 10 (14.49%) XML
11 8 (11.59%) Gherkin
12 6 (8.70%) Hibernate
12 6 (8.70%) JPA
12 6 (8.70%) JSON
12 6 (8.70%) JSON Schema
13 5 (7.25%) Samza
14 3 (4.35%) CSS
14 3 (4.35%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Algorithms
2 5 (7.25%) NHS
3 2 (2.90%) PKI
4 1 (1.45%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) Linux
2 4 (5.80%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (81.16%) TDD
2 46 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (56.52%) Scrum
4 35 (50.72%) Kanban
5 33 (47.83%) E-Commerce
6 24 (34.78%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 19 (27.54%) Microservices
8 17 (24.64%) Mentoring
8 17 (24.64%) Open Source
9 15 (21.74%) Test Automation
10 12 (17.39%) DevOps
11 11 (15.94%) Coaching
12 10 (14.49%) Data Architecture
13 9 (13.04%) Data Development
14 8 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
15 7 (10.14%) OO
16 6 (8.70%) API Development
16 6 (8.70%) Performance Testing
17 4 (5.80%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (94.20%) Java
2 21 (30.43%) Java 8
3 8 (11.59%) SQL
4 7 (10.14%) Groovy
5 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (1.45%) C#
7 1 (1.45%) Gremlin
7 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (56.52%) SC Cleared
1 39 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) PMO
2 1 (1.45%) GDPR
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 27 (39.13%) vSphere
2 25 (36.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (21.74%) Docker
4 7 (10.14%) HDFS
5 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) Terraform
2 12 (17.39%) Ansible
3 11 (15.94%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.45%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) VMware
2 1 (1.45%) F5