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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 588 577 521
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -56
Contract jobs citing ATDD 39 21 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.041% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.052% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 48
Average daily rate £493 £365 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.93% -27.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £472 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ATDD
UK

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
41826 40039 38764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 78.98% 77.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27962 25351 24614
Average daily rate £445 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 916 1169 1134
Average hourly rate £32.25 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 33 £504 +18.52% 5
East of England +5 3 £450 - 1
Yorkshire -2 1 - -
North West -6 1 £488 +38.79% 1
West Midlands -7 1 £525 +61.53%
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UK

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 64 (95.52%) Agile Software Development
1 64 (95.52%) TDD
2 38 (56.72%) Scrum
2 38 (56.72%) BDD
3 37 (55.22%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (46.27%) Pair Programming
5 28 (41.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 28 (41.79%) Cucumber
6 27 (40.30%) AngularJS
6 27 (40.30%) JavaScript
7 24 (35.82%) HTML
7 24 (35.82%) Git (software)
8 22 (32.84%) CSS
9 21 (31.34%) CSS3
9 21 (31.34%) HTML5
9 21 (31.34%) Node.js
10 20 (29.85%) Kanban
11 19 (28.36%) Jasmine
11 19 (28.36%) Sass
11 19 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (28.36%) XML
12 18 (26.87%) Sinon.JS
12 18 (26.87%) Protractor
12 18 (26.87%) MEAN Stack
12 18 (26.87%) QUnit
12 18 (26.87%) Mocha
13 17 (25.37%) SOLID
13 17 (25.37%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 17 (25.37%) Web Services
14 16 (23.88%) Java

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (31.34%) Node.js
2 3 (4.48%) Confluence
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) GitHub
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) MongoDB
1 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 28 (41.79%) Cucumber
2 24 (35.82%) Git (software)
3 19 (28.36%) Jasmine
4 18 (26.87%) Mocha
4 18 (26.87%) Protractor
4 18 (26.87%) QUnit
4 18 (26.87%) Sinon.JS
5 11 (16.42%) SpecFlow
5 11 (16.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
7 8 (11.94%) Calabash
7 8 (11.94%) JIRA
8 7 (10.45%) Selenium
9 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
9 6 (8.96%) jMock
9 6 (8.96%) JUnit
10 4 (5.97%) Appium
10 4 (5.97%) Subversion
10 4 (5.97%) Xcode
11 3 (4.48%) NUnit
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Games
3 7 (10.45%) Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Wholesale Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Back Office
5 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Electronics
6 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) Publishing
6 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (56.72%) Developer
2 18 (26.87%) JavaScript Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Full Stack Developer
4 11 (16.42%) Scrum Master
5 8 (11.94%) Agile Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) Angular Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Test Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Test Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Developer in Test
8 4 (5.97%) Agile Scrum Master
8 4 (5.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Java Programmer
9 3 (4.48%) Programmer
9 3 (4.48%) Test Automation Developer
10 2 (2.99%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.30%) AngularJS
2 24 (35.82%) HTML
3 22 (32.84%) CSS
4 21 (31.34%) CSS3
4 21 (31.34%) HTML5
5 19 (28.36%) Sass
5 19 (28.36%) XML
6 18 (26.87%) MEAN Stack
7 17 (25.37%) Web Services
8 16 (23.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (19.40%) Gherkin
10 12 (17.91%) .NET
10 12 (17.91%) Express
11 10 (14.93%) jQuery
12 9 (13.43%) RESTful
13 8 (11.94%) JSON
14 7 (10.45%) Velocity
15 6 (8.96%) Ajax
15 6 (8.96%) Java EE
15 6 (8.96%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (23.88%) User Experience
3 9 (13.43%) Management Information System
4 8 (11.94%) IVR
4 8 (11.94%) Smartcard
5 7 (10.45%) Video on Demand
6 6 (8.96%) Mobile App
7 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.49%) IPTV
8 1 (1.49%) Kindle
8 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Apple iOS
1 5 (7.46%) Unix
2 3 (4.48%) Android
3 2 (2.99%) Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (95.52%) Agile Software Development
1 64 (95.52%) TDD
2 38 (56.72%) BDD
2 38 (56.72%) Scrum
3 37 (55.22%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (46.27%) Pair Programming
5 28 (41.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (29.85%) Kanban
7 17 (25.37%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 17 (25.37%) SOLID
8 16 (23.88%) Automated Testing
8 16 (23.88%) OO
8 16 (23.88%) User Stories
9 14 (20.90%) Mentoring
10 11 (16.42%) Test Scripting
11 10 (14.93%) Front End Development
11 10 (14.93%) Test Automation
12 9 (13.43%) Extreme Programming
12 9 (13.43%) Test Management
13 8 (11.94%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) JavaScript
2 16 (23.88%) ECMAScript
2 16 (23.88%) ES6
2 16 (23.88%) Java
3 15 (22.39%) C#
4 14 (20.90%) SQL
5 10 (14.93%) Ruby
6 4 (5.97%) Apple Swift
7 3 (4.48%) C++
7 3 (4.48%) Python
7 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.99%) C
8 2 (2.99%) Groovy
8 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.99%) Scala
9 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Degree
2 9 (13.43%) ISEB
3 8 (11.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SDET
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) Progress
3 1 (1.49%) Rally
3 1 (1.49%) SAP
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