The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 502 520 541
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +21
Contract jobs citing ATDD 47 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.042% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.057% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 15 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £640 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £380 -
% change year-on-year
-14.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35491 33389 37029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.48% 73.28% 70.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22455 20580 21661
Average daily rate £401 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1095 1001 1322
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.77% +5.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
ATDD
UK

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 11 July 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 11 July 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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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 +29 43 £475 -13.63% 4
North West - 3 £325 - 1
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
South East - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
ATDD
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ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 114 (99.13%) TDD
2 76 (66.09%) Scrum
3 71 (61.74%) Java
4 64 (55.65%) BDD
5 63 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (50.43%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (43.48%) Software Engineering
8 46 (40.00%) Cucumber
9 44 (38.26%) OO
10 43 (37.39%) Ruby
11 34 (29.57%) Test Automation
12 33 (28.70%) C#
13 31 (26.96%) Pair Programming
14 28 (24.35%) Python
15 24 (20.87%) Unit Testing
16 23 (20.00%) User Stories
17 22 (19.13%) Automated Testing
18 21 (18.26%) Derivative
18 21 (18.26%) Equity Derivative
18 21 (18.26%) Refactoring
18 21 (18.26%) JavaScript
19 20 (17.39%) Front Office
19 20 (17.39%) Equities
19 20 (17.39%) Computer Science
19 20 (17.39%) Kanban
20 19 (16.52%) Test Scripting
21 18 (15.65%) Mobile App
21 18 (15.65%) Calabash
22 16 (13.91%) Scala
22 16 (13.91%) Continuous Improvement

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 10 (8.70%) Tomcat
1 10 (8.70%) GlassFish
2 6 (5.22%) Confluence
3 4 (3.48%) Node.js
4 1 (0.87%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.87%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) HTTP
2 1 (0.87%) SSL
2 1 (0.87%) IPv4
2 1 (0.87%) IPv6
2 1 (0.87%) SAN
2 1 (0.87%) Firewall
2 1 (0.87%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) CouchDB
2 4 (3.48%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.48%) Couchbase
2 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.74%) MySQL
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 18 (15.65%) Calabash
3 15 (13.04%) Selenium
4 14 (12.17%) Git (software)
4 14 (12.17%) Hudson
5 13 (11.30%) Maven
6 12 (10.43%) Subversion
6 12 (10.43%) Jenkins
7 11 (9.57%) WebDriver
8 10 (8.70%) JIRA
9 9 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (4.35%) FitNesse
11 3 (2.61%) Capybara
12 2 (1.74%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.74%) Gradle
12 2 (1.74%) CodeNarc
12 2 (1.74%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (1.74%) MSTest
12 2 (1.74%) Cobertura
12 2 (1.74%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (17.39%) Front Office
2 10 (8.70%) Back Office
2 10 (8.70%) Games
3 4 (3.48%) Banking
3 4 (3.48%) Finance
4 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.74%) Retail
4 2 (1.74%) Billing
4 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (47.83%) Developer
2 29 (25.22%) Java Developer
3 21 (18.26%) Agile Coach
4 15 (13.04%) Python Developer
5 14 (12.17%) Scala Developer
6 13 (11.30%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.70%) Tester
7 10 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (6.96%) Test Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) ScrumMaster
8 8 (6.96%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.48%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) Senior Test Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) QA Engineer
12 3 (2.61%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.17%) Spring
2 13 (11.30%) .NET
2 13 (11.30%) XML
3 12 (10.43%) Web Services
4 10 (8.70%) SOAP
5 9 (7.83%) HTML
5 9 (7.83%) Hibernate
6 8 (6.96%) JMS
6 8 (6.96%) J2EE
6 8 (6.96%) .NET Framework
6 8 (6.96%) Gherkin
7 7 (6.09%) CSS
8 6 (5.22%) RESTful
9 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (4.35%) HTML5
9 5 (4.35%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET
9 5 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (4.35%) jQuery
10 4 (3.48%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.26%) Derivative
1 21 (18.26%) Equity Derivative
2 20 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 20 (17.39%) Equities
3 18 (15.65%) Mobile App
4 10 (8.70%) Open Source
5 6 (5.22%) STB
6 4 (3.48%) Streaming Video
6 4 (3.48%) Smartcard
7 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.61%) IVR
7 3 (2.61%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.74%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.87%) Tandem
9 1 (0.87%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.87%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.91%) Android
2 5 (4.35%) Linux
3 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.48%) UNIX
4 2 (1.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (99.13%) TDD
2 76 (66.09%) Scrum
3 64 (55.65%) BDD
4 63 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (50.43%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (43.48%) Software Engineering
7 44 (38.26%) OO
8 34 (29.57%) Test Automation
9 31 (26.96%) Pair Programming
10 24 (20.87%) Unit Testing
11 23 (20.00%) User Stories
12 22 (19.13%) Automated Testing
13 21 (18.26%) Refactoring
14 20 (17.39%) Kanban
15 19 (16.52%) Test Scripting
16 16 (13.91%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (11.30%) SOA
18 12 (10.43%) Release Management
19 11 (9.57%) Service Delivery
19 11 (9.57%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (61.74%) Java
2 43 (37.39%) Ruby
3 33 (28.70%) C#
4 28 (24.35%) Python
5 21 (18.26%) JavaScript
6 16 (13.91%) Scala
7 10 (8.70%) SQL
8 9 (7.83%) Groovy
9 8 (6.96%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.48%) PHP
11 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.74%) VB
13 1 (0.87%) C
13 1 (0.87%) Clojure
13 1 (0.87%) Golang
13 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.22%) Degree
2 5 (4.35%) ISEB
3 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.87%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.74%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.74%) MOM
3 1 (0.87%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.87%) Puppet
3 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (8.70%) JBoss
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.48%) HP
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle
4 2 (1.74%) BT
5 1 (0.87%) VMware
5 1 (0.87%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
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