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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Feature Driven Development over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
Rank 614 594 591
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 16 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.022% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.027% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £525 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £413 -
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.03 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.03 -
Feature Driven Development
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
41597 40034 38672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.66% 79.09% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27827 25350 24580
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 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 903 1172 1142
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Feature Driven Development
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Feature Driven Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Feature Driven Development within the England region over the 3 months to 5 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 +5 8 £513 +5.12%
East Midlands +17 5 - -
South East -15 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 £525 -
Feature Driven Development
UK

Feature Driven Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Feature Driven Development 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 Feature Driven Development.

1 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (76.09%) Kanban
3 33 (71.74%) Scrum
4 16 (34.78%) TDD
5 15 (32.61%) Mentoring
6 13 (28.26%) User Stories
7 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
7 12 (26.09%) Scrum-ban
7 12 (26.09%) Selenium
7 12 (26.09%) DSDM
8 11 (23.91%) HP
8 11 (23.91%) Extreme Programming
8 11 (23.91%) Unified Process
9 7 (15.22%) HP UFT
9 7 (15.22%) .NET
9 7 (15.22%) Project Management
9 7 (15.22%) Games
9 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
9 7 (15.22%) Functional Testing
9 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (15.22%) eggPlant
9 7 (15.22%) SDLC
10 6 (13.04%) Automation Testing
10 6 (13.04%) ATDD
10 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (13.04%) Automated Testing
11 5 (10.87%) JIRA
11 5 (10.87%) C#
11 5 (10.87%) CRM
11 5 (10.87%) JavaScript

Feature Driven Development
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 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (4.35%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 2 (4.35%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
1 12 (26.09%) Selenium
2 7 (15.22%) eggPlant
2 7 (15.22%) HP UFT
3 5 (10.87%) JIRA
4 4 (8.70%) TestDirector
5 3 (6.52%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.17%) JMeter
6 1 (2.17%) VersionOne
General
1 7 (15.22%) Games
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Scrum Master
2 17 (36.96%) Agile Scrum Master
3 10 (21.74%) Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Agile Coach
5 5 (10.87%) Angular Developer
5 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (10.87%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Automation Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) PeopleSoft Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) PeopleSoft Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) PeopleSoft HCM Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
3 4 (8.70%) Web Services
4 2 (4.35%) Akka
4 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.35%) CSS
4 2 (4.35%) HTML
4 2 (4.35%) J2EE
4 2 (4.35%) RESTful
4 2 (4.35%) Scalatra
4 2 (4.35%) Velocity
4 2 (4.35%) XML
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (76.09%) Kanban
3 33 (71.74%) Scrum
4 16 (34.78%) TDD
5 15 (32.61%) Mentoring
6 13 (28.26%) User Stories
7 12 (26.09%) DSDM
7 12 (26.09%) Scrum-ban
8 11 (23.91%) Extreme Programming
8 11 (23.91%) Unified Process
9 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (15.22%) Functional Testing
9 7 (15.22%) Project Management
9 7 (15.22%) SDLC
9 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
10 6 (13.04%) ATDD
10 6 (13.04%) Automated Testing
10 6 (13.04%) Automation Testing
10 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) C#
1 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.35%) C
2 2 (4.35%) COBOL
2 2 (4.35%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) PeopleCode
2 2 (4.35%) PHP
2 2 (4.35%) Scala
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) HP
2 4 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian