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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 576 527 551
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +24
Contract jobs citing ATDD 36 55 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.11% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.14% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 44 16
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £583 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £575 £403
% change year-on-year
-30.43% +42.85%
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
42136 38521 36276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.14% 76.50% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27975 24282 22738
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1131 1078 1017
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.69% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.37 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -6 29 £538 +23.56% 8
Yorkshire -39 3 £413 -28.26%
North West -31 2 £400 +19.40%
South East - 1 £300 -
South West - 1 - -
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ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 62 (89.86%) TDD
2 55 (79.71%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (68.12%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (47.83%) Java
5 32 (46.38%) BDD
6 31 (44.93%) Scrum
7 19 (27.54%) C#
7 19 (27.54%) Cucumber
8 18 (26.09%) User Stories
8 18 (26.09%) Test Automation
8 18 (26.09%) Software Engineering
8 18 (26.09%) Ruby
9 17 (24.64%) Refactoring
10 16 (23.19%) Kanban
11 15 (21.74%) MVC
12 14 (20.29%) Automated Testing
13 13 (18.84%) Spring
13 13 (18.84%) Games
13 13 (18.84%) Finance
13 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
14 12 (17.39%) HTML
14 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
14 12 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (17.39%) Mentoring
15 11 (15.94%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (15.94%) JIRA
16 10 (14.49%) Web Services
16 10 (14.49%) AngularJS
16 10 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (13.04%) Feature Driven Development

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (5.80%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.80%) Node.js
2 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.90%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) PaaS
2 1 (1.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) HTTP
2 2 (2.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.70%) Couchbase
4 6 (8.70%) CouchDB
5 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.90%) SQLite
5 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.90%) Big Data
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Cucumber
2 11 (15.94%) JIRA
3 10 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
4 8 (11.59%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.70%) Selenium
6 5 (7.25%) FitNesse
7 4 (5.80%) SpecFlow
7 4 (5.80%) Jasmine
8 3 (4.35%) Calabash
8 3 (4.35%) Appium
8 3 (4.35%) Maven
8 3 (4.35%) Ant
9 2 (2.90%) JUnit
9 2 (2.90%) Xcode
9 2 (2.90%) jMock
9 2 (2.90%) RSpec
9 2 (2.90%) JBehave
9 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.90%) Sinon.JS
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
1 13 (18.84%) Games
2 5 (7.25%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Electronics
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Wholesale Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) Java Developer
2 13 (18.84%) ScrumMaster
3 12 (17.39%) Agile Coach
4 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Tester
5 5 (7.25%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (5.80%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Project Leader
7 3 (4.35%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.35%) iOS Developer
8 2 (2.90%) QA Leader
8 2 (2.90%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 2 (2.90%) C Developer
8 2 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.90%) PHP Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) Spring
2 12 (17.39%) HTML
3 10 (14.49%) Web Services
3 10 (14.49%) AngularJS
4 8 (11.59%) CSS
4 8 (11.59%) Spring MVC
5 7 (10.14%) jQuery
5 7 (10.14%) RESTful
5 7 (10.14%) .NET
5 7 (10.14%) XML
5 7 (10.14%) Hibernate
6 6 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (8.70%) HTML5
6 6 (8.70%) REST
6 6 (8.70%) JSON
6 6 (8.70%) WCF
7 5 (7.25%) CSS3
7 5 (7.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.35%) Kindle
3 2 (2.90%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.90%) User Experience
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.90%) DTV
4 1 (1.45%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) UNIX
1 7 (10.14%) Linux
2 5 (7.25%) Android
2 5 (7.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (89.86%) TDD
2 55 (79.71%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (68.12%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (46.38%) BDD
5 31 (44.93%) Scrum
6 18 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 18 (26.09%) Test Automation
6 18 (26.09%) User Stories
7 17 (24.64%) Refactoring
8 16 (23.19%) Kanban
9 15 (21.74%) MVC
10 14 (20.29%) Automated Testing
11 12 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (17.39%) Mentoring
12 11 (15.94%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (13.04%) Coaching
13 9 (13.04%) Feature Driven Development
13 9 (13.04%) Pair Programming
13 9 (13.04%) OO
14 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) Java
2 19 (27.54%) C#
3 18 (26.09%) Ruby
4 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.14%) SQL
6 3 (4.35%) C
6 3 (4.35%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.35%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.90%) PHP
7 2 (2.90%) C++
8 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.45%) Groovy
8 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) ISEB
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) Endeca
4 2 (2.90%) Zend
4 2 (2.90%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) HP
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