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 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 520 537 529
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing ATDD 68 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.060% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.081% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 20 14
Average daily rate
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£420 £540 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £650 £622
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+46.42% -22.22%
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
38475 34780 33846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.79% 74.28% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25328 22005 20116
Average daily rate £425 £401 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1105 1033 1318
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 20 November 2014.

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 20 November 2014. 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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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 +11 36 £415 -28.44% 7
West Midlands - 15 £488 -
Yorkshire +1 11 £538 -
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
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ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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.

1 115 (95.04%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (90.91%) TDD
3 79 (65.29%) BDD
4 78 (64.46%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (50.41%) Scrum
6 54 (44.63%) Java
7 46 (38.02%) Cucumber
8 45 (37.19%) Ruby
9 38 (31.40%) C#
9 38 (31.40%) Test Automation
10 34 (28.10%) Refactoring
10 34 (28.10%) User Stories
11 32 (26.45%) .NET
12 31 (25.62%) OO
13 30 (24.79%) JavaScript
13 30 (24.79%) Software Engineering
14 26 (21.49%) Pair Programming
15 25 (20.66%) Web Services
16 24 (19.83%) Automated Testing
17 23 (19.01%) Selenium
17 23 (19.01%) Calabash
18 22 (18.18%) Android
18 22 (18.18%) Microsoft
19 20 (16.53%) SpecFlow
20 18 (14.88%) Git (software)
20 18 (14.88%) .NET Framework
20 18 (14.88%) SQL
20 18 (14.88%) HTML
20 18 (14.88%) SQL Server
21 17 (14.05%) Visual Studio

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 (3.31%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.31%) Confluence
1 4 (3.31%) Node.js
1 4 (3.31%) uiautomator
2 2 (1.65%) JBoss
2 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (9.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.65%) GitHub
3 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.26%) Couchbase
2 10 (8.26%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (6.61%) CouchDB
3 8 (6.61%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.96%) SSDT
5 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.31%) Big Data
8 3 (2.48%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.48%) SQLite
8 3 (2.48%) MySQL
9 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 46 (38.02%) Cucumber
2 23 (19.01%) Selenium
2 23 (19.01%) Calabash
3 20 (16.53%) SpecFlow
4 18 (14.88%) Git (software)
5 17 (14.05%) MSTest
5 17 (14.05%) Visual Studio
6 15 (12.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (11.57%) NUnit
8 13 (10.74%) JIRA
8 13 (10.74%) ReSharper
8 13 (10.74%) WebDriver
9 12 (9.92%) NCover
9 12 (9.92%) StyleCop
9 12 (9.92%) NDepend
9 12 (9.92%) MSBuild
9 12 (9.92%) Jenkins
9 12 (9.92%) Appium
9 12 (9.92%) Robolectric
10 9 (7.44%) Subversion
General
1 14 (11.57%) Games
2 10 (8.26%) Finance
3 4 (3.31%) Banking
4 3 (2.48%) Publishing
4 3 (2.48%) Back Office
4 3 (2.48%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.65%) Marketing
5 2 (1.65%) Electronics
5 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Front Office
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (36.36%) Developer
2 19 (15.70%) Agile Coach
3 15 (12.40%) Tester
4 14 (11.57%) ScrumMaster
5 12 (9.92%) Java Developer
6 11 (9.09%) Automation Tester
7 9 (7.44%) Test Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Senior Test Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) ETL Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Architect
10 6 (4.96%) Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) .NET Developer
11 5 (4.13%) CRM Architect
12 3 (2.48%) QA Engineer
12 3 (2.48%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.45%) .NET
2 25 (20.66%) Web Services
3 18 (14.88%) HTML
3 18 (14.88%) .NET Framework
4 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET
4 14 (11.57%) CSS
4 14 (11.57%) REST
5 12 (9.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 11 (9.09%) Spring
7 10 (8.26%) XML
8 9 (7.44%) RESTful
8 9 (7.44%) WCF
9 8 (6.61%) Spring MVC
9 8 (6.61%) jQuery
9 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (6.61%) ActiveMQ
9 8 (6.61%) HTML5
10 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 7 (5.79%) JSON
10 7 (5.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.22%) Mobile App
2 14 (11.57%) Inversion of Control
3 13 (10.74%) Open Source
4 8 (6.61%) N-Tier
5 6 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.13%) Streaming Video
7 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.31%) Kindle
8 3 (2.48%) Video on Demand
8 3 (2.48%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.48%) Clustering
8 3 (2.48%) STB
9 2 (1.65%) DTV
9 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.83%) Derivative
10 1 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.83%) Equities
10 1 (0.83%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.18%) Android
2 12 (9.92%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.61%) UNIX
3 8 (6.61%) Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (95.04%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (90.91%) TDD
3 79 (65.29%) BDD
4 78 (64.46%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (50.41%) Scrum
6 38 (31.40%) Test Automation
7 34 (28.10%) User Stories
7 34 (28.10%) Refactoring
8 31 (25.62%) OO
9 30 (24.79%) Software Engineering
10 26 (21.49%) Pair Programming
11 24 (19.83%) Automated Testing
12 17 (14.05%) MVC
12 17 (14.05%) Test Scripting
12 17 (14.05%) Kanban
13 13 (10.74%) Feature Driven Development
13 13 (10.74%) Mentoring
14 12 (9.92%) Domain-Driven Design
14 12 (9.92%) CRM
15 9 (7.44%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 54 (44.63%) Java
2 45 (37.19%) Ruby
3 38 (31.40%) C#
4 30 (24.79%) JavaScript
5 18 (14.88%) SQL
6 13 (10.74%) Objective-C
7 12 (9.92%) Groovy
7 12 (9.92%) PowerShell
8 9 (7.44%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.13%) Scala
10 4 (3.31%) Python
10 4 (3.31%) PHP
11 2 (1.65%) C
11 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (6.61%) Degree
2 7 (5.79%) ISEB
3 5 (4.13%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.31%) Oracle
2 4 (3.31%) SAP
3 3 (2.48%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.65%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.83%) CODA
5 1 (0.83%) Kofax
5 1 (0.83%) Red Gate
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