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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
UK / England
Rank 493 577 538
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -39
Contract jobs citing ATDD 74 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.058% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.071% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 13 36
Median daily rate £475 £540 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.03% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £461 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £578 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 - £338
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
33619 38152 36402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.04% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22424 25073 23863
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 835 1113 967
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +17 30 £500 -7.40% 5
East of England +23 24 £450 - 3
South West +19 7 £519 -
Yorkshire +19 5 £425 - 1
North West - 4 £519 -
West Midlands -1 2 £610 - 1
ATDD
UK

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 165 (98.80%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (87.43%) BDD
3 143 (85.63%) TDD
4 99 (59.28%) Scrum
5 85 (50.90%) JIRA
6 81 (48.50%) Java
6 81 (48.50%) Jenkins
7 75 (44.91%) Git (software)
8 71 (42.51%) Kanban
9 65 (38.92%) Selenium
10 55 (32.93%) Cucumber
11 54 (32.34%) QA
12 53 (31.74%) WebDriver
13 50 (29.94%) Test Automation
13 50 (29.94%) DevOps
14 49 (29.34%) Continuous Integration
15 48 (28.74%) Confluence
15 48 (28.74%) Continuous Delivery
16 47 (28.14%) Maven
17 45 (26.95%) Amazon AWS
18 39 (23.35%) JUnit
19 38 (22.75%) OO
19 38 (22.75%) RESTful
20 37 (22.16%) C#
20 37 (22.16%) Software Delivery
21 36 (21.56%) Spring
22 35 (20.96%) Finance
22 35 (20.96%) AngularJS
23 34 (20.36%) JBehave
24 33 (19.76%) Open Source

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 48 (28.74%) Confluence
2 28 (16.77%) Cloud Foundry
2 28 (16.77%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.59%) Apache
3 6 (3.59%) Mule
4 5 (2.99%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.40%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.40%) ATG Dynamo
6 3 (1.80%) Jetty
7 2 (1.20%) nginx
7 2 (1.20%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.60%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (26.95%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (18.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (17.37%) PaaS
4 26 (15.57%) GitHub
5 25 (14.97%) OpenShift
6 24 (14.37%) IaaS
7 21 (12.57%) CloudBees
8 7 (4.19%) Heroku
9 5 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.80%) Google App Engine
10 3 (1.80%) Google Play
11 2 (1.20%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.99%) HTTP
2 2 (1.20%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.59%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.99%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.40%) Big Data
4 4 (2.40%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.80%) HDInsight
5 3 (1.80%) MySQL
5 3 (1.80%) Spark SQL
6 2 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.20%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.20%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.60%) HBase
7 1 (0.60%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 85 (50.90%) JIRA
2 81 (48.50%) Jenkins
3 75 (44.91%) Git (software)
4 65 (38.92%) Selenium
5 55 (32.93%) Cucumber
6 53 (31.74%) WebDriver
7 47 (28.14%) Maven
8 39 (23.35%) JUnit
9 34 (20.36%) JBehave
10 33 (19.76%) TeamCity
11 30 (17.96%) SoapUI
12 26 (15.57%) Ant
13 24 (14.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 24 (14.37%) SpecFlow
14 23 (13.77%) SonarQube
15 19 (11.38%) Gradle
16 17 (10.18%) NUnit
17 13 (7.78%) JMeter
18 11 (6.59%) FitNesse
18 11 (6.59%) Robot Framework
General
1 35 (20.96%) Finance
2 26 (15.57%) Banking
3 18 (10.78%) Retail
4 13 (7.78%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.19%) Games
6 3 (1.80%) Legal
6 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.20%) Electronics
7 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.20%) Marketing
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.60%) Finnish Language
Job Titles
1 66 (39.52%) Developer
2 21 (12.57%) Tester
3 20 (11.98%) Java Developer
4 17 (10.18%) Automation Tester
5 16 (9.58%) Test Engineer
6 14 (8.38%) Developer in Test
6 14 (8.38%) Test Automation Engineer
7 13 (7.78%) Architect
8 11 (6.59%) C# Developer
8 11 (6.59%) Java Engineer
8 11 (6.59%) Scrum Master
9 10 (5.99%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (5.99%) Scala Developer
9 10 (5.99%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.99%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.79%) Analyst
10 8 (4.79%) Python Developer
10 8 (4.79%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) Senior Test Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.75%) RESTful
2 36 (21.56%) Spring
3 35 (20.96%) AngularJS
4 31 (18.56%) Gherkin
5 29 (17.37%) CSS
5 29 (17.37%) HTML
5 29 (17.37%) JSON
6 26 (15.57%) Node.js
7 25 (14.97%) jQuery
8 24 (14.37%) Web Services
9 23 (13.77%) HTML5
9 23 (13.77%) REST
10 22 (13.17%) CSS3
11 21 (12.57%) Sass
11 21 (12.57%) SOAP
12 19 (11.38%) React
13 16 (9.58%) Dojo
14 15 (8.98%) .NET
14 15 (8.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (8.38%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.77%) User Experience
2 22 (13.17%) Algorithms
3 20 (11.98%) Mobile App
4 19 (11.38%) Data Structures
5 10 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.99%) Video on Demand
7 4 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.40%) W3C
8 3 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.80%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.20%) FMCG
9 2 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.20%) IVR
9 2 (1.20%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.60%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.60%) iPhone
10 1 (0.60%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.79%) Windows
2 7 (4.19%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.59%) Android
4 5 (2.99%) Unix
5 4 (2.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (98.80%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (87.43%) BDD
3 143 (85.63%) TDD
4 99 (59.28%) Scrum
5 71 (42.51%) Kanban
6 50 (29.94%) DevOps
6 50 (29.94%) Test Automation
7 49 (29.34%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (28.74%) Continuous Delivery
9 38 (22.75%) OO
10 37 (22.16%) Software Delivery
11 33 (19.76%) Open Source
12 29 (17.37%) Software Engineering
13 26 (15.57%) Mentoring
13 26 (15.57%) OOD
14 24 (14.37%) Feature Driven Development
15 22 (13.17%) Automation Testing
16 21 (12.57%) E-Commerce
16 21 (12.57%) Microservices
16 21 (12.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 81 (48.50%) Java
2 37 (22.16%) C#
3 26 (15.57%) JavaScript
4 22 (13.17%) SQL
5 21 (12.57%) Python
6 16 (9.58%) Clojure
6 16 (9.58%) Go
6 16 (9.58%) Rust
7 15 (8.98%) Ruby
8 13 (7.78%) Scala
9 10 (5.99%) F#
9 10 (5.99%) Perl
10 5 (2.99%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.80%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.80%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.80%) PHP
11 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.20%) C++
12 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (8.38%) Degree
2 8 (4.79%) ISEB
3 4 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (32.34%) QA
2 25 (14.97%) SDET
3 4 (2.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (2.99%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (10.78%) Ansible
1 18 (10.78%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (10.78%) Puppet
2 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.60%) Kibana
3 1 (0.60%) logstash
Vendors
1 18 (10.78%) Atlassian
2 7 (4.19%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.59%) Google
3 6 (3.59%) MuleSoft
3 6 (3.59%) Telerik
3 6 (3.59%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.99%) ATG
5 3 (1.80%) Apple
5 3 (1.80%) Oracle
6 2 (1.20%) Cisco
6 2 (1.20%) SAP
7 1 (0.60%) BEA
7 1 (0.60%) CA
7 1 (0.60%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.60%) Informatica
London
Huxley
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550 per day
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