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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
UK / England
Rank 491 593 559
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -34
Contract jobs citing ATDD 81 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.049% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.059% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 16 30
Median daily rate £488 £521 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +28.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £440 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £560 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +39.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
34602 38841 37850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.71% 82.81% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23058 25722 24344
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 885 1058 1021
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £12.82 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £56.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +22 35 £516 -1.66% 11
East of England - 27 £475 - 5
Yorkshire +24 5 £425 - 1
South West +14 5 £425 - 1
North West +16 3 £488 - 2
West Midlands - 3 £563 -
South East - 1 £375 - 3
ATDD
UK

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 161 (98.77%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (86.50%) BDD
3 137 (84.05%) TDD
4 99 (60.74%) Scrum
5 81 (49.69%) Java
6 78 (47.85%) JIRA
7 74 (45.40%) Kanban
8 73 (44.79%) Jenkins
9 68 (41.72%) Git (software)
10 60 (36.81%) Continuous Integration
11 58 (35.58%) Selenium
12 55 (33.74%) QA
13 53 (32.52%) Cucumber
13 53 (32.52%) WebDriver
14 50 (30.67%) Continuous Delivery
15 48 (29.45%) Test Automation
15 48 (29.45%) Maven
16 45 (27.61%) Confluence
17 42 (25.77%) RESTful
18 40 (24.54%) Open Source
19 39 (23.93%) Gherkin
20 38 (23.31%) DevOps
20 38 (23.31%) Finance
20 38 (23.31%) JUnit
20 38 (23.31%) OO
21 36 (22.09%) TeamCity
22 35 (21.47%) JBehave
22 35 (21.47%) Spring
23 34 (20.86%) AngularJS
24 33 (20.25%) C#

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 45 (27.61%) Confluence
2 27 (16.56%) Tomcat
3 17 (10.43%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (3.68%) Apache
5 5 (3.07%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.45%) ATG Dynamo
6 4 (2.45%) Mule
7 3 (1.84%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.84%) NServiceBus
8 2 (1.23%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.23%) JBoss
9 1 (0.61%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (2.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (11.04%) PaaS
4 16 (9.82%) OpenShift
5 15 (9.20%) GitHub
6 13 (7.98%) IaaS
7 12 (7.36%) CloudBees
8 5 (3.07%) Heroku
9 3 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.61%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.61%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.07%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.45%) Big Data
3 4 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.84%) HDInsight
4 3 (1.84%) Spark SQL
5 2 (1.23%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.61%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.61%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.61%) MySQL
6 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 78 (47.85%) JIRA
2 73 (44.79%) Jenkins
3 68 (41.72%) Git (software)
4 58 (35.58%) Selenium
5 53 (32.52%) Cucumber
5 53 (32.52%) WebDriver
6 48 (29.45%) Maven
7 38 (23.31%) JUnit
8 36 (22.09%) TeamCity
9 35 (21.47%) JBehave
10 30 (18.40%) SoapUI
11 25 (15.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (13.50%) Ant
12 22 (13.50%) SpecFlow
13 18 (11.04%) Gradle
14 16 (9.82%) NUnit
15 14 (8.59%) FitNesse
15 14 (8.59%) Mockito
16 13 (7.98%) SonarQube
16 13 (7.98%) Subversion
General
1 38 (23.31%) Finance
2 18 (11.04%) Banking
3 16 (9.82%) Retail
4 12 (7.36%) Games
5 11 (6.75%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.84%) Legal
6 3 (1.84%) Marketing
6 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.23%) Advertising
7 2 (1.23%) Electronics
7 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.61%) Finnish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (38.65%) Developer
2 22 (13.50%) Tester
3 21 (12.88%) Java Developer
4 18 (11.04%) Automation Tester
5 16 (9.82%) Developer in Test
5 16 (9.82%) Scrum Master
6 15 (9.20%) Test Engineer
7 14 (8.59%) Architect
8 13 (7.98%) Test Automation Engineer
9 10 (6.13%) Test Manager
10 9 (5.52%) Java Engineer
10 9 (5.52%) Scala Developer
10 9 (5.52%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.52%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.91%) C# Developer
12 7 (4.29%) .NET Developer
12 7 (4.29%) Analyst
12 7 (4.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 7 (4.29%) Senior Test Engineer
12 7 (4.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (25.77%) RESTful
2 39 (23.93%) Gherkin
3 35 (21.47%) Spring
4 34 (20.86%) AngularJS
5 25 (15.34%) CSS
5 25 (15.34%) HTML
5 25 (15.34%) Node.js
6 23 (14.11%) HTML5
6 23 (14.11%) jQuery
7 22 (13.50%) JSON
8 21 (12.88%) CSS3
9 20 (12.27%) Sass
9 20 (12.27%) Web Services
10 19 (11.66%) REST
11 18 (11.04%) React
12 17 (10.43%) Hibernate
13 13 (7.98%) LESS
13 13 (7.98%) SOAP
14 12 (7.36%) Backbone.js
14 12 (7.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.27%) Algorithms
2 18 (11.04%) User Experience
3 17 (10.43%) Data Structures
4 13 (7.98%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.68%) Video on Demand
6 4 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.45%) W3C
7 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.23%) FMCG
8 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.61%) IVR
9 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.61%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.61%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.07%) Unix
2 4 (2.45%) Linux
2 4 (2.45%) Windows
3 3 (1.84%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (98.77%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (86.50%) BDD
3 137 (84.05%) TDD
4 99 (60.74%) Scrum
5 74 (45.40%) Kanban
6 60 (36.81%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (30.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 48 (29.45%) Test Automation
9 40 (24.54%) Open Source
10 38 (23.31%) DevOps
10 38 (23.31%) OO
11 30 (18.40%) Feature Driven Development
12 29 (17.79%) Mentoring
13 28 (17.18%) User Stories
14 27 (16.56%) Automation Testing
15 26 (15.95%) OOD
16 25 (15.34%) Non-Functional Testing
16 25 (15.34%) Software Testing
17 24 (14.72%) Software Engineering
18 23 (14.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 81 (49.69%) Java
2 33 (20.25%) C#
3 22 (13.50%) JavaScript
4 19 (11.66%) SQL
5 18 (11.04%) Python
6 15 (9.20%) Clojure
6 15 (9.20%) Go
6 15 (9.20%) Rust
7 12 (7.36%) Scala
8 11 (6.75%) F#
8 11 (6.75%) Ruby
9 8 (4.91%) Perl
10 4 (2.45%) PHP
10 4 (2.45%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.84%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.84%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.61%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.61%) C++
12 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (8.59%) Degree
2 7 (4.29%) ISEB
3 3 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (33.74%) QA
2 26 (15.95%) SDET
3 4 (2.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (3.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (10.43%) Ansible
1 17 (10.43%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (10.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (13.50%) Atlassian
2 7 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.07%) ATG
4 4 (2.45%) Google
4 4 (2.45%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle
5 2 (1.23%) SAP
5 2 (1.23%) Telerik
5 2 (1.23%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.61%) Apple
6 1 (0.61%) BEA
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco
6 1 (0.61%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.61%) Informatica
City of London
Huxley
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £46000.00 to £50000.00 per year
Posted: 4 days ago