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 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 544 521 529
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Contract jobs citing ATDD 38 51 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.10% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.14% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 44 10
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£425 £538 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +35.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -
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
39551 37200 33391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.31% 75.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26015 23704 20533
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 1117 1018
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 June 2015.

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 June 2015. 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
Yorkshire - 15 £575 -
London -45 14 £419 -27.95% 13
North West -18 3 £365 +12.30%
West Midlands - 2 £325 -
East of England - 2 - - 2
South West +2 1 £500 -
South East - 1 £350 -
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ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 54 (88.52%) TDD
2 44 (72.13%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (67.21%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (57.38%) Java
5 31 (50.82%) BDD
6 25 (40.98%) Cucumber
7 24 (39.34%) Ruby
8 19 (31.15%) C#
9 18 (29.51%) Scrum
10 17 (27.87%) Web Services
10 17 (27.87%) Finance
10 17 (27.87%) Test Automation
11 16 (26.23%) Software Engineering
12 15 (24.59%) Refactoring
12 15 (24.59%) MVC
13 14 (22.95%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (21.31%) Spring
15 12 (19.67%) UNIX
15 12 (19.67%) OO
15 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
15 12 (19.67%) NoSQL
16 11 (18.03%) RESTful
16 11 (18.03%) User Stories
16 11 (18.03%) Linux
16 11 (18.03%) HTML
16 11 (18.03%) SQL
16 11 (18.03%) HTTP
17 10 (16.39%) Spring MVC
17 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
17 10 (16.39%) Relational Database

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 5 (8.20%) Confluence
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.64%) Node.js
3 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.64%) ATG Dynamo
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.28%) PaaS
1 2 (3.28%) GitHub
2 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) HTTP
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) NoSQL
2 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
3 9 (14.75%) Couchbase
3 9 (14.75%) CouchDB
4 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.28%) Big Data
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (40.98%) Cucumber
2 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
3 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
4 9 (14.75%) JIRA
5 8 (13.11%) SpecFlow
6 7 (11.48%) Appium
6 7 (11.48%) Maven
6 7 (11.48%) Ant
7 6 (9.84%) Subversion
7 6 (9.84%) Selenium
8 5 (8.20%) WebDriver
9 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
10 3 (4.92%) JUnit
10 3 (4.92%) NUnit
10 3 (4.92%) MSTest
10 3 (4.92%) JBehave
10 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (4.92%) Calabash
11 2 (3.28%) Gradle
11 2 (3.28%) RSpec
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Games
3 4 (6.56%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Electronics
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) Agile Coach
3 13 (21.31%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.20%) ScrumMaster
5 4 (6.56%) AWS Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Test Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Tester
6 3 (4.92%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.28%) QA Leader
7 2 (3.28%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.28%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.28%) C Developer
7 2 (3.28%) PHP Developer
8 1 (1.64%) QA Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) Web Services
2 13 (21.31%) Spring
3 11 (18.03%) HTML
3 11 (18.03%) RESTful
4 10 (16.39%) Spring MVC
5 9 (14.75%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (13.11%) CSS
6 8 (13.11%) XML
6 8 (13.11%) Gherkin
7 7 (11.48%) .NET
8 6 (9.84%) JSON
8 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
9 5 (8.20%) Android SDK
10 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (6.56%) jQuery
10 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
10 4 (6.56%) WCF
10 4 (6.56%) HTML5
10 4 (6.56%) Ajax
11 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) DTV
2 3 (4.92%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.28%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.64%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.64%) Tandem
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) UNIX
2 11 (18.03%) Linux
3 5 (8.20%) Android
4 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (88.52%) TDD
2 44 (72.13%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (67.21%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (50.82%) BDD
5 18 (29.51%) Scrum
6 17 (27.87%) Test Automation
7 16 (26.23%) Software Engineering
8 15 (24.59%) Refactoring
8 15 (24.59%) MVC
9 14 (22.95%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (19.67%) OO
11 11 (18.03%) User Stories
12 9 (14.75%) Mentoring
12 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
12 9 (14.75%) Kanban
13 7 (11.48%) Feature Driven Development
13 7 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
14 6 (9.84%) OOP
14 6 (9.84%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) Java
2 24 (39.34%) Ruby
3 19 (31.15%) C#
4 11 (18.03%) SQL
5 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.92%) Scala
6 3 (4.92%) C
7 2 (3.28%) PHP
7 2 (3.28%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.64%) Groovy
8 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) ISEB
2 4 (6.56%) Degree
3 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) SAP
3 2 (3.28%) Zend
4 1 (1.64%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.64%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) ATG
4 1 (1.64%) Endeca
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago