The table below looks at the statistics for Feature Driven Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Feature Driven Development over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
Rank 196 - 226
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% - 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% - 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£550 - £625
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.36 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-73.98% -
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4335 4574 5722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.52% 77.34% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3443 3389 4251
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 72
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.38 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% -0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £35.00 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Feature Driven Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Feature Driven Development across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Feature Driven Development Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Feature Driven Development
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development across the City of London region.

Feature Driven Development Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Feature Driven Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Feature Driven Development 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 Feature Driven Development.

1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) OOD
3 3 (50.00%) Front Office
3 3 (50.00%) JMS
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) JBehave
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server

Feature Driven Development
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Feature Driven Development 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 Feature Driven Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JBehave
2 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Front Office
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 3 (50.00%) ScrumMaster
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) JMS
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) OOD
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) ATDD
5 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft