The table below looks at the statistics for Feature Driven Development 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 Feature Driven Development over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
Rank 572 548 554
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 16 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.025% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.033% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £400 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £471 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
Feature Driven Development
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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
39268 35881 37304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.89% 74.60% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25483 22750 22122
Average daily rate £423 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1030 1408
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Feature Driven Development
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Feature Driven Development across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Feature Driven Development Jobs Demand Trend in England

Feature Driven Development
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development across the England region.

Feature Driven Development Daily Rate Trend in England

Feature Driven Development
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Feature Driven Development across the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Feature Driven Development Daily Rate Histogram in England

Feature Driven Development
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Feature Driven Development across the England region.

Feature Driven Development Hourly Rate Trend in England

Feature Driven Development
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 Feature Driven Development within the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 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 +13 6 £373 -12.35% 1
South East -16 3 £308 -
West Midlands - 3 £488 -
East of England - 2 £400 -
Midlands - - - -
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UK

Feature Driven Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Feature Driven Development 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 Feature Driven Development.

1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) TDD
3 16 (69.57%) Scrum
4 14 (60.87%) Kanban
5 12 (52.17%) BDD
6 10 (43.48%) Java
7 9 (39.13%) ATDD
7 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (39.13%) User Stories
8 8 (34.78%) Web Services
9 7 (30.43%) JIRA
9 7 (30.43%) Selenium
9 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
9 7 (30.43%) Coaching
9 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
9 7 (30.43%) Scala
10 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
10 6 (26.09%) Groovy
10 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
10 6 (26.09%) Degree
10 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (26.09%) Games
10 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
11 5 (21.74%) OO
11 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
11 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (17.39%) Big Data
12 4 (17.39%) RESTful
12 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
12 4 (17.39%) Dojo

Feature Driven Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Feature Driven Development 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 Feature Driven Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
1 4 (17.39%) JBoss
1 4 (17.39%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
2 4 (17.39%) Big Data
3 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) JIRA
1 7 (30.43%) Selenium
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
1 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) JUnit
3 3 (13.04%) Hudson
3 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
3 3 (13.04%) Maven
3 3 (13.04%) JBehave
3 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
3 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (13.04%) TestNG
4 2 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (4.35%) Zephyr
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
1 6 (26.09%) ScrumMaster
2 4 (17.39%) C++ Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Coach
4 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Scala Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) Dojo
2 4 (17.39%) jQuery
2 4 (17.39%) RESTful
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) Swing
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) J2EE
5 1 (4.35%) Akka
5 1 (4.35%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) GIS
2 3 (13.04%) Web 2.0
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) TDD
3 16 (69.57%) Scrum
4 14 (60.87%) Kanban
5 12 (52.17%) BDD
6 9 (39.13%) ATDD
6 9 (39.13%) User Stories
6 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (30.43%) Coaching
8 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
9 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
9 5 (21.74%) OO
9 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
10 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
11 3 (13.04%) SEO
11 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
11 3 (13.04%) Web Analytics
11 3 (13.04%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) Scala
3 6 (26.09%) Groovy
4 4 (17.39%) C++
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) ISEB
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian