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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 563 511 521
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +10
Contract jobs citing ATDD 20 71 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.14% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.19% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 47 4
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£370 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £317 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £700 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +3.57%
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
38727 37841 32389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.63% 75.25% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24549 23975 19814
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1098 1003
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -52 8 £438 -12.50% 11
Yorkshire -13 5 £325 -
North West -18 2 £351 +17.08% 2
South East - 2 £333 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £325 -
East of England +22 1 - - 2
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ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 50 (84.75%) TDD
2 45 (76.27%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (66.10%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (64.41%) BDD
5 29 (49.15%) Java
6 25 (42.37%) Scrum
7 18 (30.51%) SQL
8 17 (28.81%) Cucumber
8 17 (28.81%) Git (software)
9 15 (25.42%) Jenkins
9 15 (25.42%) OO
9 15 (25.42%) MVC
9 15 (25.42%) Finance
10 14 (23.73%) Web Services
10 14 (23.73%) HTML
11 13 (22.03%) C#
11 13 (22.03%) JIRA
11 13 (22.03%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (22.03%) Kanban
11 13 (22.03%) Feature Driven Development
12 12 (20.34%) Automated Testing
12 12 (20.34%) Ruby
12 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
13 11 (18.64%) .NET
13 11 (18.64%) CSS
13 11 (18.64%) QA
13 11 (18.64%) NoSQL
13 11 (18.64%) SpecFlow
14 10 (16.95%) Couchbase
14 10 (16.95%) Relational Database

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (8.47%) Confluence
2 3 (5.08%) Node.js
3 2 (3.39%) ATG Dynamo
3 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) GitHub
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) NoSQL
2 10 (16.95%) Couchbase
2 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
3 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
4 8 (13.56%) CouchDB
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (10.17%) SSDT
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
6 5 (8.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (5.08%) Big Data
8 2 (3.39%) QlikView
8 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Cucumber
1 17 (28.81%) Git (software)
2 15 (25.42%) Jenkins
3 13 (22.03%) JIRA
4 11 (18.64%) SpecFlow
5 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
5 9 (15.25%) Selenium
5 9 (15.25%) WebDriver
6 8 (13.56%) Appium
7 7 (11.86%) Ant
7 7 (11.86%) Maven
7 7 (11.86%) Subversion
7 7 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (8.47%) JUnit
8 5 (8.47%) TestNG
8 5 (8.47%) Hudson
8 5 (8.47%) JBehave
9 4 (6.78%) SoapUI
9 4 (6.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (6.78%) Calabash
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Games
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) Developer
2 10 (16.95%) ScrumMaster
3 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.17%) ETL Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Tester
5 4 (6.78%) AWS Developer
5 4 (6.78%) QA Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Agile Coach
6 3 (5.08%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.08%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.39%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (3.39%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.39%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) Web Services
1 14 (23.73%) HTML
2 11 (18.64%) .NET
2 11 (18.64%) CSS
3 9 (15.25%) RESTful
4 8 (13.56%) Spring MVC
4 8 (13.56%) ActiveMQ
4 8 (13.56%) Spring
5 7 (11.86%) Gherkin
5 7 (11.86%) HTML5
6 6 (10.17%) Ajax
6 6 (10.17%) XML
7 5 (8.47%) JSON
7 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
7 5 (8.47%) Android SDK
7 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (8.47%) jQuery
7 5 (8.47%) CSS3
8 4 (6.78%) Entity Framework
8 4 (6.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) DTV
2 3 (5.08%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.08%) Clustering
2 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.39%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) Tandem
4 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) UNIX
2 9 (15.25%) Linux
3 6 (10.17%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (84.75%) TDD
2 45 (76.27%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (66.10%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (64.41%) BDD
5 25 (42.37%) Scrum
6 15 (25.42%) OO
6 15 (25.42%) MVC
7 13 (22.03%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (22.03%) Kanban
7 13 (22.03%) Feature Driven Development
8 12 (20.34%) Automated Testing
9 8 (13.56%) User Stories
9 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
9 8 (13.56%) SOA
10 6 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (10.17%) Use Case
10 6 (10.17%) OOP
10 6 (10.17%) ETL
10 6 (10.17%) OOD
10 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) Java
2 18 (30.51%) SQL
3 13 (22.03%) C#
4 12 (20.34%) Ruby
4 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.86%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.17%) Scala
7 4 (6.78%) Groovy
8 2 (3.39%) PHP
8 2 (3.39%) C
9 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.69%) C++
9 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) ISEB
2 6 (10.17%) Degree
3 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.69%) PMP
5 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) SAP
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) ATG
4 2 (3.39%) Zend
4 2 (3.39%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.69%) Red Gate
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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