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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
Rank 192 204 190
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 8 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.059% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.076% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
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£350 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £403 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £155.00
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Feature Driven Development across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Feature Driven Development Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) ATDD
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Groovy
2 5 (62.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
2 5 (62.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (62.50%) Hudson
2 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) JUnit
2 5 (62.50%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Use Case
2 5 (62.50%) V-Model
2 5 (62.50%) TestNG
2 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Scala
2 5 (62.50%) JBehave
2 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
1 5 (62.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (62.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (62.50%) Hudson
1 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
1 5 (62.50%) JUnit
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) TestNG
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) JBehave
1 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
1 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (37.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) ATDD
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Use Case
2 5 (62.50%) V-Model
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Dependency Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Groovy
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA