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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 562 579 523
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -56
Contract jobs citing ATDD 44 34 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.068% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.086% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 57
Median daily rate £475 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
40453 39757 38477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.12% 79.42% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27165 25700 24694
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 904 1131 1160
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.85 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the England region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +27 35 £488 +16.41% 6
East of England +14 7 £450 -
Yorkshire -7 1 - - 1
West Midlands -15 1 £525 +61.53%
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ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 63 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (89.39%) TDD
3 38 (57.58%) BDD
4 32 (48.48%) Scrum
5 31 (46.97%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (43.94%) Cucumber
6 29 (43.94%) AngularJS
7 27 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 25 (37.88%) Pair Programming
9 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
10 23 (34.85%) HTML
10 23 (34.85%) HTML5
11 22 (33.33%) Web Services
12 19 (28.79%) CSS
12 19 (28.79%) Java
12 19 (28.79%) C#
12 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
12 19 (28.79%) CSS3
12 19 (28.79%) Jasmine
13 18 (27.27%) Node.js
14 17 (25.76%) SpecFlow
15 16 (24.24%) Sass
15 16 (24.24%) User Stories
15 16 (24.24%) Kanban
15 16 (24.24%) Mocha
15 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (24.24%) Protractor
16 15 (22.73%) Automated Testing
16 15 (22.73%) .NET
16 15 (22.73%) Finance

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 18 (27.27%) Node.js
2 3 (4.55%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) GitHub
1 2 (3.03%) Trello
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) MongoDB
2 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (43.94%) Cucumber
2 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
2 19 (28.79%) Jasmine
3 17 (25.76%) SpecFlow
4 16 (24.24%) Mocha
4 16 (24.24%) Protractor
5 15 (22.73%) QUnit
5 15 (22.73%) Sinon.JS
6 13 (19.70%) Selenium
7 11 (16.67%) JUnit
7 11 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (12.12%) NUnit
8 8 (12.12%) Visual Studio
9 7 (10.61%) jMock
10 6 (9.09%) WebDriver
11 5 (7.58%) JIRA
11 5 (7.58%) SoapUI
12 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
12 4 (6.06%) Subversion
13 3 (4.55%) Calabash
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Games
3 8 (12.12%) Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Wholesale Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Automotive
6 1 (1.52%) Electronics
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) JavaScript Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Scrum Master
4 10 (15.15%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) Test Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Agile Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Angular Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Developer in Test
7 5 (7.58%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (6.06%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Agile Scrum Master
9 3 (4.55%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Java Programmer
9 3 (4.55%) Programmer
9 3 (4.55%) Test Automation Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.94%) AngularJS
2 23 (34.85%) HTML
2 23 (34.85%) HTML5
3 22 (33.33%) Web Services
4 19 (28.79%) CSS
4 19 (28.79%) CSS3
5 16 (24.24%) Sass
6 15 (22.73%) .NET
6 15 (22.73%) MEAN Stack
7 14 (21.21%) XML
8 13 (19.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (16.67%) jQuery
9 11 (16.67%) Velocity
10 10 (15.15%) Gherkin
11 9 (13.64%) Express
12 8 (12.12%) RESTful
13 7 (10.61%) Java EE
13 7 (10.61%) JMS
13 7 (10.61%) JSON
13 7 (10.61%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (21.21%) User Experience
3 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.61%) Video on Demand
4 6 (9.09%) IVR
4 6 (9.09%) Smartcard
5 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Unix
2 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (89.39%) TDD
3 38 (57.58%) BDD
4 32 (48.48%) Scrum
5 31 (46.97%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
7 25 (37.88%) Pair Programming
8 16 (24.24%) Kanban
8 16 (24.24%) User Stories
9 15 (22.73%) Automated Testing
10 14 (21.21%) Mentoring
10 14 (21.21%) OO
11 13 (19.70%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 13 (19.70%) SOLID
12 10 (15.15%) Extreme Programming
12 10 (15.15%) Test Automation
13 9 (13.64%) Agile Testing
13 9 (13.64%) Front End Development
13 9 (13.64%) Test Scripting
14 8 (12.12%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 19 (28.79%) C#
2 19 (28.79%) Java
3 14 (21.21%) SQL
4 13 (19.70%) ECMAScript
4 13 (19.70%) ES6
5 5 (7.58%) Ruby
6 3 (4.55%) Apple Swift
6 3 (4.55%) Scala
6 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) Python
7 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Degree
2 9 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (12.12%) ISEB
4 6 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SDET
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle
2 3 (4.55%) SAP
2 3 (4.55%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.03%) Infor
3 2 (3.03%) Rally
3 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.52%) Atlassian