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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 578 599 556
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -43
Contract jobs citing ATDD 43 39 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.075% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.094% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 38
Median daily rate £390 £433 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.82% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £335
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +49.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41353 41436 38956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 80.13% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27578 27436 24583
Median daily rate £450 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 1087 1133
Median hourly rate £28.75 £27.78 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.49% +11.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +8 28 £400 -5.88% 4
East of England - 9 £250 - 2
South East +20 6 £375 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -14 1 £600 +2.12%
North East - 1 £355 - 3
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ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 81 (98.78%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (89.02%) TDD
3 50 (60.98%) BDD
4 41 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (42.68%) Cucumber
5 35 (42.68%) Scrum
6 29 (35.37%) Java
7 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
8 26 (31.71%) AngularJS
9 25 (30.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (30.49%) C#
10 24 (29.27%) Web Services
10 24 (29.27%) Test Automation
10 24 (29.27%) Selenium
11 23 (28.05%) Git (software)
11 23 (28.05%) OO
12 22 (26.83%) Pair Programming
12 22 (26.83%) SpecFlow
13 21 (25.61%) Jasmine
13 21 (25.61%) QA
13 21 (25.61%) HTML
14 20 (24.39%) JUnit
14 20 (24.39%) Kanban
14 20 (24.39%) WebDriver
14 20 (24.39%) HTML5
14 20 (24.39%) User Stories
15 17 (20.73%) Mocha
15 17 (20.73%) CSS
15 17 (20.73%) Protractor
16 16 (19.51%) .NET

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 4 (4.88%) Confluence
2 2 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.22%) Apache
3 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) GitHub
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.44%) CloudBees
3 2 (2.44%) IaaS
3 2 (2.44%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.44%) PaaS
3 2 (2.44%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (42.68%) Cucumber
2 24 (29.27%) Selenium
3 23 (28.05%) Git (software)
4 22 (26.83%) SpecFlow
5 21 (25.61%) Jasmine
6 20 (24.39%) JUnit
6 20 (24.39%) WebDriver
7 17 (20.73%) Mocha
7 17 (20.73%) Protractor
8 15 (18.29%) Jenkins
9 12 (14.63%) Maven
9 12 (14.63%) QUnit
9 12 (14.63%) Sinon.JS
10 11 (13.41%) Ant
10 11 (13.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (13.41%) JBehave
10 11 (13.41%) JIRA
10 11 (13.41%) NUnit
11 9 (10.98%) SoapUI
11 9 (10.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 12 (14.63%) Games
3 11 (13.41%) Banking
4 9 (10.98%) Retail
5 4 (4.88%) Wholesale Banking
6 2 (2.44%) Automotive
7 1 (1.22%) Electronics
7 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.22%) Marketing
7 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (40.24%) Developer
2 14 (17.07%) Scrum Master
3 13 (15.85%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (10.98%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.98%) Test Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Developer in Test
5 8 (9.76%) QA Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Agile Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Angular Developer
7 5 (6.10%) JavaScript Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Architect
8 4 (4.88%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) AngularJS
2 24 (29.27%) Web Services
3 21 (25.61%) HTML
4 20 (24.39%) HTML5
5 17 (20.73%) CSS
6 16 (19.51%) .NET
6 16 (19.51%) CSS3
7 15 (18.29%) Node.js
8 14 (17.07%) Gherkin
9 13 (15.85%) Sass
10 12 (14.63%) MEAN Stack
11 11 (13.41%) jQuery
11 11 (13.41%) XML
12 10 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (12.20%) Velocity
13 9 (10.98%) JSON
14 8 (9.76%) .NET Framework
14 8 (9.76%) Spring
15 7 (8.54%) Ajax
15 7 (8.54%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (15.85%) User Experience
3 6 (7.32%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.32%) Video on Demand
4 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.88%) IVR
5 4 (4.88%) Smartcard
6 3 (3.66%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.44%) iPhone
7 2 (2.44%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) Unix
2 2 (2.44%) Android
2 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (98.78%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (89.02%) TDD
3 50 (60.98%) BDD
4 41 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (42.68%) Scrum
6 25 (30.49%) Continuous Improvement
7 24 (29.27%) Test Automation
8 23 (28.05%) OO
9 22 (26.83%) Pair Programming
10 20 (24.39%) Kanban
10 20 (24.39%) User Stories
11 16 (19.51%) Agile Testing
11 16 (19.51%) Automated Testing
12 15 (18.29%) OOP
13 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
14 13 (15.85%) E-Commerce
14 13 (15.85%) Unit Testing
15 11 (13.41%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (13.41%) DevOps
16 10 (12.20%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.37%) Java
2 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
3 25 (30.49%) C#
4 15 (18.29%) Ruby
5 10 (12.20%) ECMAScript
5 10 (12.20%) ES6
6 9 (10.98%) SQL
7 6 (7.32%) Groovy
7 6 (7.32%) Python
8 5 (6.10%) Perl
9 4 (4.88%) Scala
10 3 (3.66%) Apple Swift
10 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.22%) C++
11 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
2 7 (8.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (6.10%) ISEB
4 4 (4.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.61%) QA
2 11 (13.41%) SDET
Vendors
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle
3 3 (3.66%) SAP
3 3 (3.66%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.44%) Infor
4 2 (2.44%) Rally
4 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.22%) Informatica
5 1 (1.22%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow
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