The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
Rank 207 200 223
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.016% 0.016% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.020% 0.021% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £375 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4894 4772 5858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.86% 75.01% 72.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3590 3637 4126
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 94
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £17.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £48.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Feature Driven Development
London

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 23 April 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 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Back Office
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Matrix Management
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (25.00%) WPF
4 2 (25.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (25.00%) NHibernate
4 2 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (25.00%) CQRS
4 2 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (37.50%) Back Office
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) ERP Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) WPF Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ERP Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Transformation Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) WPF
2 2 (25.00%) NHibernate
2 2 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (25.00%) AutoMapper
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Smartphone
1 2 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Matrix Management
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (25.00%) CQRS
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Siebel
1 2 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft