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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
Rank 561 553 508
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -45
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 12 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.027% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.035% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.36 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.36 - £60.00
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
38097 36662 31165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.51% 75.49% 73.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24143 22914 19112
Average daily rate £425 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1077 1036
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £31.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -14.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £49.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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
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 31 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 6 £425 - 2
South East - 4 £400 -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Feature Driven Development
UK

Feature Driven Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 30 (88.24%) TDD
2 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (70.59%) Java
4 21 (61.76%) Scrum
5 20 (58.82%) BDD
6 18 (52.94%) ATDD
6 18 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (44.12%) JIRA
8 14 (41.18%) Scala
8 14 (41.18%) Groovy
9 13 (38.24%) Kanban
9 13 (38.24%) MongoDB
10 12 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (29.41%) User Stories
11 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
11 10 (29.41%) Games
12 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
13 8 (23.53%) JUnit
13 8 (23.53%) Extreme Programming
13 8 (23.53%) Pair Programming
13 8 (23.53%) Use Case
13 8 (23.53%) QA
13 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
13 8 (23.53%) Hudson
13 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
13 8 (23.53%) TestNG
13 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
13 8 (23.53%) JBehave
13 8 (23.53%) WebDriver

Feature Driven Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) MongoDB
2 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
3 6 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) JIRA
2 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 8 (23.53%) JUnit
2 8 (23.53%) TestNG
2 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 8 (23.53%) JBehave
2 8 (23.53%) WebDriver
2 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
2 8 (23.53%) Hudson
3 7 (20.59%) SoapUI
3 7 (20.59%) Selenium
3 7 (20.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (29.41%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) ScrumMaster
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Business Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Business Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Automated Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Coach
7 1 (2.94%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.94%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
1 7 (20.59%) RESTful
2 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
2 4 (11.76%) Spring
2 4 (11.76%) J2EE
3 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) Velocity
5 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Web 2.0
1 7 (20.59%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) TDD
2 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (61.76%) Scrum
4 20 (58.82%) BDD
5 18 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (52.94%) ATDD
6 13 (38.24%) Kanban
7 12 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (29.41%) User Stories
8 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
9 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
10 8 (23.53%) Extreme Programming
10 8 (23.53%) Pair Programming
10 8 (23.53%) Use Case
11 7 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (20.59%) V-Model
11 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
11 7 (20.59%) Analytics
11 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) Groovy
2 14 (41.18%) Scala
3 7 (20.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) ISEB
2 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) WSUS
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) ATG
1 4 (11.76%) hybris
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.94%) Sophos
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle