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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
Rank 569 564 536
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -28
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 11 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.016% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.028% 0.021% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
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£450 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £486 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.03 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.03 - -
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
38856 37385 32217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.37% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24681 23757 19706
Average daily rate £420 £404 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.00%
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 £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1136 1104 1010
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.36 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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
London -4 5 £488 +62.50%
South East - 3 £350 - 1
North East - 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £475 -
Feature Driven Development
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Feature Driven Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 27 (87.10%) TDD
2 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (67.74%) Java
4 20 (64.52%) Scrum
5 18 (58.06%) BDD
6 15 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (45.16%) ATDD
8 13 (41.94%) Kanban
9 12 (38.71%) JIRA
10 10 (32.26%) Groovy
10 10 (32.26%) Automated Testing
10 10 (32.26%) Scala
11 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
11 9 (29.03%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (29.03%) Games
12 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
12 8 (25.81%) Pair Programming
12 8 (25.81%) Extreme Programming
12 8 (25.81%) User Stories
13 7 (22.58%) User Experience
13 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (22.58%) HTTP
13 7 (22.58%) HTML
14 6 (19.35%) SEO
14 6 (19.35%) Web Analytics
14 6 (19.35%) Web 2.0
14 6 (19.35%) JBehave
14 6 (19.35%) RESTful
14 6 (19.35%) Mentoring

Feature Driven Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
2 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) JIRA
2 6 (19.35%) JBehave
3 5 (16.13%) Hudson
3 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.13%) TestNG
3 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.13%) WebDriver
3 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
3 5 (16.13%) JUnit
4 4 (12.90%) Selenium
4 4 (12.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (12.90%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
General
1 9 (29.03%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Front Office
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) ScrumMaster
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Business Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Business Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Field Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.23%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 6 (19.35%) RESTful
3 5 (16.13%) Spring
3 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
4 4 (12.90%) J2EE
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) Velocity
6 1 (3.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) User Experience
2 6 (19.35%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) TDD
2 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (64.52%) Scrum
4 18 (58.06%) BDD
5 15 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (45.16%) ATDD
7 13 (41.94%) Kanban
8 10 (32.26%) Automated Testing
9 9 (29.03%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
10 8 (25.81%) Pair Programming
10 8 (25.81%) Extreme Programming
10 8 (25.81%) User Stories
11 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (19.35%) SEO
12 6 (19.35%) Web Analytics
12 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
12 6 (19.35%) Analytics
13 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) Groovy
2 10 (32.26%) Scala
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) WSUS
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) ATG
1 4 (12.90%) hybris
2 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) Sophos
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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