The table below looks at the statistics for ATDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 514 567 563
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -4
Contract jobs citing ATDD 81 52 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 38 54
Median daily rate £475 £480 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +16.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £393 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £569 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ATDD
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38173 41342 39811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.79% 81.45% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25638 27209 26333
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1236 1136
Median hourly rate £29.00 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ATDD Jobs Demand Trend in England

ATDD
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ATDD Daily Rate Trend in England

ATDD
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATDD across the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

ATDD Daily Rate Histogram in England

ATDD
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
London +9 39 £475 -5.00% 6
East of England +33 27 £425 - 2
Yorkshire +16 5 £625 +72.41% 3
South West - 5 £519 - 1
North West +5 4 £550 +29.41% 4
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UK

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 England region with a requirement for ATDD.

1 152 (98.70%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (85.71%) BDD
3 127 (82.47%) TDD
4 84 (54.55%) Scrum
5 78 (50.65%) Jenkins
6 77 (50.00%) JIRA
7 69 (44.81%) Java
8 68 (44.16%) Git (software)
9 63 (40.91%) Kanban
10 62 (40.26%) Selenium
11 54 (35.06%) WebDriver
12 53 (34.42%) Cucumber
13 52 (33.77%) Test Automation
14 49 (31.82%) QA
15 48 (31.17%) Continuous Integration
15 48 (31.17%) Continuous Delivery
16 46 (29.87%) DevOps
17 44 (28.57%) Maven
18 43 (27.92%) Amazon AWS
18 43 (27.92%) Confluence
19 42 (27.27%) OO
20 40 (25.97%) C#
21 37 (24.03%) JUnit
21 37 (24.03%) Software Delivery
22 35 (22.73%) JBehave
23 31 (20.13%) RESTful
23 31 (20.13%) Open Source
23 31 (20.13%) Finance
23 31 (20.13%) AngularJS
24 30 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 43 (27.92%) Confluence
2 29 (18.83%) Cloud Foundry
3 22 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.25%) Mule
5 4 (2.60%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.95%) Apache
6 3 (1.95%) Jetty
7 2 (1.30%) nginx
8 1 (0.65%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (27.92%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (18.83%) PaaS
4 26 (16.88%) GitHub
4 26 (16.88%) OpenShift
5 25 (16.23%) IaaS
6 22 (14.29%) CloudBees
7 6 (3.90%) Heroku
8 4 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (1.30%) Google App Engine
9 2 (1.30%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.95%) HTTP
2 2 (1.30%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.90%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (3.90%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.60%) Big Data
3 4 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.60%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.95%) HDInsight
4 3 (1.95%) MySQL
4 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.95%) Spark SQL
5 2 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.30%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.65%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.65%) HBase
6 1 (0.65%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 78 (50.65%) Jenkins
2 77 (50.00%) JIRA
3 68 (44.16%) Git (software)
4 62 (40.26%) Selenium
5 54 (35.06%) WebDriver
6 53 (34.42%) Cucumber
7 44 (28.57%) Maven
8 37 (24.03%) JUnit
9 35 (22.73%) JBehave
10 30 (19.48%) TeamCity
11 29 (18.83%) Ant
11 29 (18.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 28 (18.18%) SoapUI
13 27 (17.53%) SpecFlow
14 24 (15.58%) SonarQube
15 19 (12.34%) NUnit
16 13 (8.44%) Gradle
16 13 (8.44%) JMeter
16 13 (8.44%) TestNG
17 12 (7.79%) Subversion
General
1 31 (20.13%) Finance
2 28 (18.18%) Banking
3 19 (12.34%) Retail
4 12 (7.79%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.90%) Games
6 3 (1.95%) Legal
6 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.30%) Electronics
7 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.30%) Marketing
8 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.65%) Finnish Language
8 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (38.31%) Developer
2 19 (12.34%) Test Engineer
3 18 (11.69%) Test Automation Engineer
4 17 (11.04%) Java Developer
5 15 (9.74%) Architect
6 14 (9.09%) Developer in Test
6 14 (9.09%) Tester
7 13 (8.44%) C# Developer
8 11 (7.14%) Automation Tester
8 11 (7.14%) Scala Developer
8 11 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (5.84%) Analyst
9 9 (5.84%) Scrum Master
9 9 (5.84%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (4.55%) Java Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Python Developer
11 7 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Software Developer
11 7 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.13%) AngularJS
1 31 (20.13%) RESTful
2 30 (19.48%) JSON
3 29 (18.83%) Gherkin
4 28 (18.18%) Spring
5 23 (14.94%) CSS
5 23 (14.94%) HTML
6 22 (14.29%) jQuery
6 22 (14.29%) Node.js
6 22 (14.29%) REST
7 21 (13.64%) SOAP
7 21 (13.64%) Web Services
8 18 (11.69%) CSS3
8 18 (11.69%) HTML5
8 18 (11.69%) Sass
9 17 (11.04%) .NET
10 16 (10.39%) React
11 15 (9.74%) .NET Framework
11 15 (9.74%) Dojo
12 13 (8.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.53%) User Experience
2 24 (15.58%) Algorithms
3 21 (13.64%) Mobile App
4 14 (9.09%) Data Structures
5 11 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.25%) Video on Demand
7 4 (2.60%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.95%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.30%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.30%) FMCG
9 2 (1.30%) iPhone
9 2 (1.30%) IVR
9 2 (1.30%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.30%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.65%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.19%) Windows
2 6 (3.90%) Android
2 6 (3.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.65%) Linux
3 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (98.70%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (85.71%) BDD
3 127 (82.47%) TDD
4 84 (54.55%) Scrum
5 63 (40.91%) Kanban
6 52 (33.77%) Test Automation
7 48 (31.17%) Continuous Delivery
7 48 (31.17%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (29.87%) DevOps
9 42 (27.27%) OO
10 37 (24.03%) Software Delivery
11 31 (20.13%) Open Source
12 28 (18.18%) OOP
13 25 (16.23%) Feature Driven Development
13 25 (16.23%) Software Engineering
14 23 (14.94%) Microservices
15 21 (13.64%) E-Commerce
15 21 (13.64%) OOD
16 20 (12.99%) Functional Testing
17 19 (12.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 69 (44.81%) Java
2 40 (25.97%) C#
3 27 (17.53%) JavaScript
4 24 (15.58%) Ruby
5 23 (14.94%) Python
6 19 (12.34%) SQL
7 14 (9.09%) Scala
8 13 (8.44%) Perl
9 11 (7.14%) Clojure
9 11 (7.14%) Go
9 11 (7.14%) Rust
10 6 (3.90%) Groovy
11 5 (3.25%) F#
11 5 (3.25%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.30%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.30%) C++
12 2 (1.30%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.65%) PHP
13 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (9.09%) Degree
2 5 (3.25%) ISEB
3 4 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.30%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (31.82%) QA
2 27 (17.53%) SDET
3 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.25%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (8.44%) Ansible
1 13 (8.44%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (8.44%) Puppet
2 2 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.65%) Kibana
3 1 (0.65%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (7.79%) Atlassian
2 6 (3.90%) MuleSoft
3 5 (3.25%) Google
3 5 (3.25%) Telerik
3 5 (3.25%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.60%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.95%) Oracle
6 2 (1.30%) Apple
6 2 (1.30%) Cisco
6 2 (1.30%) Informatica
6 2 (1.30%) SAP
7 1 (0.65%) ATG
7 1 (0.65%) CA
7 1 (0.65%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds
Linksap
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 days ago