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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 556 544 551
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing ATDD 24 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.078% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.10% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 12
Average daily rate £525 £405 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £325 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £505 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+39.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
38364 35865 34140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.30% 77.81% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25447 23262 21094
Average daily rate £425 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 964 1067
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 20 £533 +21.71% 3
North West -18 2 £488 +34.48%
South West +1 1 - -
Yorkshire -12 1 - - 2
ATDD
UK

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 77 (95.06%) TDD
2 68 (83.95%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (61.73%) BDD
5 40 (49.38%) Scrum
6 35 (43.21%) JavaScript
6 35 (43.21%) Continuous Improvement
7 33 (40.74%) HTML
7 33 (40.74%) Pair Programming
8 28 (34.57%) CSS
8 28 (34.57%) AngularJS
9 27 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 27 (33.33%) SOLID
10 26 (32.10%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 26 (32.10%) HTML5
10 26 (32.10%) CSS3
10 26 (32.10%) Node.js
11 25 (30.86%) MEAN Stack
12 24 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (29.63%) Jasmine
13 23 (28.40%) QUnit
13 23 (28.40%) Sinon.JS
13 23 (28.40%) Mocha
14 22 (27.16%) User Experience
15 21 (25.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 21 (25.93%) Sass
15 21 (25.93%) C#
15 21 (25.93%) Automated Testing
15 21 (25.93%) ES6
15 21 (25.93%) Protractor

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (32.10%) Node.js
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) Confluence
3 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) GitHub
2 2 (2.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) MongoDB
3 9 (11.11%) SQLite
4 2 (2.47%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.23%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.23%) OLAP
5 1 (1.23%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 27 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 24 (29.63%) Jasmine
3 23 (28.40%) Mocha
3 23 (28.40%) QUnit
3 23 (28.40%) Sinon.JS
4 21 (25.93%) Protractor
5 16 (19.75%) JIRA
6 15 (18.52%) Cucumber
7 14 (17.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (13.58%) Visual Studio
9 8 (9.88%) Selenium
10 7 (8.64%) Jenkins
10 7 (8.64%) SpecFlow
11 5 (6.17%) Calabash
11 5 (6.17%) FitNesse
11 5 (6.17%) MSBuild
11 5 (6.17%) WiX
11 5 (6.17%) Xcode
12 2 (2.47%) NUnit
12 2 (2.47%) Subversion
General
1 16 (19.75%) Games
2 12 (14.81%) Banking
3 9 (11.11%) Finance
4 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Back Office
5 2 (2.47%) Retail
6 1 (1.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Publishing
6 1 (1.23%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (60.49%) Developer
2 19 (23.46%) JavaScript Developer
3 18 (22.22%) Scrum Master
4 15 (18.52%) Angular Developer
5 10 (12.35%) C# Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) Test Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) Agile Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Agile Scrum Master
9 5 (6.17%) C++ Developer
9 5 (6.17%) C++/C# Developer
9 5 (6.17%) iOS Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Project Leader
10 4 (4.94%) Test Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.74%) HTML
2 28 (34.57%) AngularJS
2 28 (34.57%) CSS
3 26 (32.10%) CSS3
3 26 (32.10%) HTML5
4 25 (30.86%) MEAN Stack
5 21 (25.93%) Sass
5 21 (25.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 18 (22.22%) XML
7 17 (20.99%) .NET
8 10 (12.35%) Express
9 7 (8.64%) Web Services
10 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET
10 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (7.41%) JSON
10 6 (7.41%) REST
11 5 (6.17%) Gherkin
11 5 (6.17%) RESTful
12 4 (4.94%) WCF
12 4 (4.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (27.16%) User Experience
3 7 (8.64%) N-Tier
4 5 (6.17%) Kindle
5 4 (4.94%) IVR
5 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.94%) Smartcard
6 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.47%) iPad
8 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.23%) IPTV
8 1 (1.23%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.64%) Android
2 7 (8.64%) Windows
3 3 (3.70%) Linux
3 3 (3.70%) Unix
4 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (95.06%) TDD
2 68 (83.95%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (61.73%) BDD
5 40 (49.38%) Scrum
6 35 (43.21%) Continuous Improvement
7 33 (40.74%) Pair Programming
8 27 (33.33%) SOLID
9 26 (32.10%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 21 (25.93%) Automated Testing
11 18 (22.22%) User Stories
12 17 (20.99%) Kanban
13 16 (19.75%) Test Automation
14 12 (14.81%) Front End Development
15 11 (13.58%) OO
15 11 (13.58%) OOP
15 11 (13.58%) Software Engineering
16 10 (12.35%) Feature Driven Development
16 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
17 9 (11.11%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.21%) JavaScript
2 21 (25.93%) C#
2 21 (25.93%) ES6
3 20 (24.69%) ECMAScript
4 19 (23.46%) Java
5 18 (22.22%) SQL
6 9 (11.11%) C++
7 7 (8.64%) Objective-C
7 7 (8.64%) Ruby
8 5 (6.17%) Apple Swift
8 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.70%) Groovy
9 3 (3.70%) Python
10 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.47%) C
11 1 (1.23%) Scala
11 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) ISEB
2 4 (4.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) Degree
4 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) IBM
3 2 (2.47%) Progress
3 2 (2.47%) Rally
4 1 (1.23%) Endeca
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) VMware
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