The table below looks at the statistics for ATDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 524 522 476
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -46
Contract jobs citing ATDD 39 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.038% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.051% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 13 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £253 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £596 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £525
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
34808 33292 29402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.37% 74.79% 72.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22734 20665 17754
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1066 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ATDD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 29 £419 +11.66% 18
Yorkshire -9 2 £325 -
East Midlands - 1 £750 -
South East - - - - 2
ATDD
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ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ATDD 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 ATDD.

1 106 (90.60%) TDD
2 103 (88.03%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (65.81%) Continuous Integration
4 75 (64.10%) BDD
5 61 (52.14%) Java
6 45 (38.46%) Scrum
7 43 (36.75%) Cucumber
8 37 (31.62%) C#
8 37 (31.62%) Ruby
9 32 (27.35%) Refactoring
10 30 (25.64%) Test Automation
10 30 (25.64%) Web Services
11 29 (24.79%) .NET
11 29 (24.79%) User Stories
12 27 (23.08%) Software Engineering
13 25 (21.37%) Git (software)
14 24 (20.51%) JavaScript
15 22 (18.80%) OO
15 22 (18.80%) Selenium
16 21 (17.95%) SpecFlow
16 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
17 20 (17.09%) SQL
17 20 (17.09%) Pair Programming
17 20 (17.09%) Feature Driven Development
18 19 (16.24%) QA
18 19 (16.24%) Automated Testing
18 19 (16.24%) MVC
18 19 (16.24%) HTML
19 18 (15.38%) Visual Studio
20 17 (14.53%) REST

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ATDD 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 ATDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.42%) Node.js
1 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.71%) uiautomator
2 2 (1.71%) Confluence
2 2 (1.71%) ATG Dynamo
2 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.71%) JBoss
2 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.42%) OpenShift
2 4 (3.42%) GitHub
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.68%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.97%) Relational Database
3 13 (11.11%) Couchbase
4 11 (9.40%) CouchDB
4 11 (9.40%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.13%) SSDT
6 6 (5.13%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.42%) Big Data
9 3 (2.56%) MySQL
9 3 (2.56%) SQLite
10 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.71%) QlikView
10 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (36.75%) Cucumber
2 25 (21.37%) Git (software)
3 22 (18.80%) Selenium
4 21 (17.95%) SpecFlow
5 18 (15.38%) Visual Studio
6 17 (14.53%) Jenkins
6 17 (14.53%) Calabash
7 16 (13.68%) MSTest
7 16 (13.68%) JIRA
8 14 (11.97%) WebDriver
9 12 (10.26%) MSBuild
9 12 (10.26%) NDepend
9 12 (10.26%) NCover
9 12 (10.26%) StyleCop
9 12 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (10.26%) ReSharper
9 12 (10.26%) NUnit
9 12 (10.26%) Appium
10 11 (9.40%) SoapUI
11 10 (8.55%) Hudson
General
1 13 (11.11%) Finance
2 12 (10.26%) Games
3 3 (2.56%) Retail
3 3 (2.56%) Publishing
4 2 (1.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Front Office
5 1 (0.85%) Electronics
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (35.04%) Developer
2 18 (15.38%) Agile Coach
3 15 (12.82%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.82%) ScrumMaster
4 12 (10.26%) Tester
5 8 (6.84%) Automation Tester
6 7 (5.98%) Analyst
6 7 (5.98%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) ETL Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Architect
8 5 (4.27%) QA Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) CRM Architect
9 4 (3.42%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.42%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.56%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (2.56%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.64%) Web Services
2 29 (24.79%) .NET
3 19 (16.24%) HTML
4 17 (14.53%) REST
5 15 (12.82%) .NET Framework
6 14 (11.97%) Spring
7 13 (11.11%) CSS
8 11 (9.40%) ActiveMQ
8 11 (9.40%) Spring MVC
9 10 (8.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET
10 9 (7.69%) RESTful
11 8 (6.84%) HTML5
12 7 (5.98%) SOAP
12 7 (5.98%) jQuery
12 7 (5.98%) CSS3
13 6 (5.13%) WCF
13 6 (5.13%) Ajax
13 6 (5.13%) NHibernate
14 5 (4.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.84%) N-Tier
4 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.13%) Open Source
6 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.42%) Kindle
8 3 (2.56%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.56%) Clustering
9 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.71%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.85%) DTV
10 1 (0.85%) Derivative
10 1 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.85%) Equities
10 1 (0.85%) User Experience
10 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.82%) Android
2 11 (9.40%) UNIX
2 11 (9.40%) Linux
2 11 (9.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (90.60%) TDD
2 103 (88.03%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (65.81%) Continuous Integration
4 75 (64.10%) BDD
5 45 (38.46%) Scrum
6 32 (27.35%) Refactoring
7 30 (25.64%) Test Automation
8 29 (24.79%) User Stories
9 27 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 22 (18.80%) OO
11 20 (17.09%) Pair Programming
11 20 (17.09%) Feature Driven Development
12 19 (16.24%) Automated Testing
12 19 (16.24%) MVC
13 16 (13.68%) Kanban
14 13 (11.11%) Mentoring
15 12 (10.26%) Domain-Driven Design
15 12 (10.26%) Test Scripting
15 12 (10.26%) CRM
16 10 (8.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 61 (52.14%) Java
2 37 (31.62%) C#
2 37 (31.62%) Ruby
3 24 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 20 (17.09%) SQL
5 12 (10.26%) Groovy
5 12 (10.26%) PowerShell
6 10 (8.55%) Scala
7 9 (7.69%) Objective-C
8 6 (5.13%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (13.68%) ISEB
2 9 (7.69%) Degree
2 9 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.85%) PMP
4 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.24%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.13%) Oracle
3 3 (2.56%) SAP
3 3 (2.56%) ATG
3 3 (2.56%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.71%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.85%) CODA
5 1 (0.85%) Kofax
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