The table below looks at the statistics for ATDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 127 128 137
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing ATDD 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% 0.072% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.094% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ATDD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1970 2130 2376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.93% 76.76% 76.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1168 1193 1344
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 155 144
Median hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing ATDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ATDD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

ATDD
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ATDD across the East of England region.

ATDD Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

ATDD
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 3 £450 -
ATDD
England

ATDD
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ATDD 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 East of England region with a requirement for ATDD.

1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (75.00%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) Progress
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Case Management
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Java Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum Master
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Case Management
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Progress