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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 523 547 565
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +18
Contract jobs citing ATDD 55 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.046% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.061% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 19 6
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£475 £500 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £374 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £530 £425 £343
% change year-on-year
+24.70% +24.08%
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
38925 35924 38359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.48% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24714 22629 22625
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1022 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% -11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +34 35 £463 -21.61% 4
Yorkshire - 13 £575 -
North West - 3 £335 - 1
West Midlands -18 2 - - 4
East of England - 1 £363 - 1
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 108 (95.58%) TDD
2 105 (92.92%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (67.26%) BDD
4 74 (65.49%) Scrum
5 72 (63.72%) Java
6 65 (57.52%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (49.56%) Software Engineering
8 52 (46.02%) OO
9 46 (40.71%) Ruby
10 43 (38.05%) Cucumber
11 41 (36.28%) Pair Programming
12 38 (33.63%) Test Automation
13 36 (31.86%) C#
14 30 (26.55%) JavaScript
14 30 (26.55%) Refactoring
15 29 (25.66%) User Stories
16 27 (23.89%) Python
17 24 (21.24%) Unit Testing
17 24 (21.24%) Functional Programming
18 21 (18.58%) Android
18 21 (18.58%) Calabash
18 21 (18.58%) Computer Science
18 21 (18.58%) Derivative
18 21 (18.58%) Equity Derivative
19 20 (17.70%) Equities
19 20 (17.70%) Front Office
19 20 (17.70%) Mobile App
20 18 (15.93%) Automated Testing
21 17 (15.04%) Test Scripting
21 17 (15.04%) Selenium

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.54%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.54%) Confluence
1 4 (3.54%) Node.js
2 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.88%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.77%) GitHub
2 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.85%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.08%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.08%) Couchbase
3 8 (7.08%) CouchDB
4 3 (2.65%) MySQL
4 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.77%) SQLite
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.88%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 43 (38.05%) Cucumber
2 21 (18.58%) Calabash
3 17 (15.04%) Selenium
4 15 (13.27%) Git (software)
5 11 (9.73%) JIRA
6 9 (7.96%) Jenkins
6 9 (7.96%) Subversion
7 7 (6.19%) WebDriver
7 7 (6.19%) MSTest
8 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio
9 5 (4.42%) Hudson
9 5 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (4.42%) Ant
10 4 (3.54%) NUnit
10 4 (3.54%) FitNesse
10 4 (3.54%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.65%) Capybara
11 3 (2.65%) Gradle
11 3 (2.65%) SpecFlow
11 3 (2.65%) Maven
General
1 20 (17.70%) Front Office
2 7 (6.19%) Back Office
2 7 (6.19%) Games
3 6 (5.31%) Banking
4 4 (3.54%) Finance
5 3 (2.65%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.65%) Publishing
6 2 (1.77%) Retail
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (49.56%) Developer
2 25 (22.12%) Java Developer
3 20 (17.70%) Agile Coach
4 16 (14.16%) Python Developer
5 14 (12.39%) Scala Developer
6 12 (10.62%) Tester
7 10 (8.85%) Test Engineer
7 10 (8.85%) Agile Java Developer
8 9 (7.96%) Automation Tester
8 9 (7.96%) Software Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.19%) Analyst
9 7 (6.19%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) Senior Test Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) ScrumMaster
12 3 (2.65%) C# Developer
12 3 (2.65%) Integration Engineer
13 2 (1.77%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.27%) .NET
2 14 (12.39%) Web Services
3 13 (11.50%) HTML
4 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET
4 11 (9.73%) CSS
4 11 (9.73%) Spring
5 10 (8.85%) XML
6 9 (7.96%) REST
7 8 (7.08%) ActiveMQ
7 8 (7.08%) .NET Framework
7 8 (7.08%) RESTful
7 8 (7.08%) Spring MVC
8 7 (6.19%) SOAP
9 6 (5.31%) JSON
9 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (5.31%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (4.42%) CSS3
10 5 (4.42%) HTML5
10 5 (4.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.58%) Computer Science
1 21 (18.58%) Derivative
1 21 (18.58%) Equity Derivative
2 20 (17.70%) Equities
2 20 (17.70%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.08%) Open Source
4 5 (4.42%) Streaming Video
5 4 (3.54%) STB
5 4 (3.54%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.65%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.65%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.77%) Kindle
7 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.88%) User Experience
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) Xbox
8 1 (0.88%) Blog
8 1 (0.88%) DTV
8 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.58%) Android
2 9 (7.96%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.08%) UNIX
3 8 (7.08%) Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (95.58%) TDD
2 105 (92.92%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (67.26%) BDD
4 74 (65.49%) Scrum
5 65 (57.52%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (49.56%) Software Engineering
7 52 (46.02%) OO
8 41 (36.28%) Pair Programming
9 38 (33.63%) Test Automation
10 30 (26.55%) Refactoring
11 29 (25.66%) User Stories
12 24 (21.24%) Unit Testing
12 24 (21.24%) Functional Programming
13 18 (15.93%) Automated Testing
14 17 (15.04%) Test Scripting
15 15 (13.27%) Kanban
16 14 (12.39%) MVC
17 12 (10.62%) Continuous Improvement
18 11 (9.73%) Coaching
19 10 (8.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (63.72%) Java
2 46 (40.71%) Ruby
3 36 (31.86%) C#
4 30 (26.55%) JavaScript
5 27 (23.89%) Python
6 15 (13.27%) Scala
7 14 (12.39%) Objective-C
8 12 (10.62%) Groovy
9 8 (7.08%) SQL
10 4 (3.54%) PHP
11 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.77%) C
12 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Degree
2 5 (4.42%) ISEB
3 3 (2.65%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft
1 6 (5.31%) Oracle
2 3 (2.65%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.77%) JBoss
4 1 (0.88%) Red Gate
4 1 (0.88%) SAP
4 1 (0.88%) Kofax
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