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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
Rank 573 566 526
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -40
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 19 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.014% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.019% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 12
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£550 £425 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -3.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-14.70% -
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
39455 37165 33497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.65% 76.32% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25919 23647 20610
Average daily rate £415 £408 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1058 1127 1015
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.98 £31.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -15.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 July 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 July 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 - 10 £550 -
Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
South East - 3 £350 -
North East - 2 - -
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Feature Driven Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 26 (83.87%) TDD
2 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (77.42%) Scrum
4 18 (58.06%) Kanban
5 17 (54.84%) BDD
6 16 (51.61%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (48.39%) Java
8 12 (38.71%) User Stories
9 11 (35.48%) JIRA
10 10 (32.26%) Automated Testing
10 10 (32.26%) Web Services
11 8 (25.81%) Oracle
11 8 (25.81%) HTML
11 8 (25.81%) Hibernate
11 8 (25.81%) Spring
11 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
12 7 (22.58%) SDLC
12 7 (22.58%) ATDD
12 7 (22.58%) Analytics
12 7 (22.58%) Scala
12 7 (22.58%) Pair Programming
12 7 (22.58%) SQL
12 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
12 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
13 6 (19.35%) Extreme Programming
13 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
13 6 (19.35%) JUnit
13 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce

Feature Driven Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.13%) Confluence
3 4 (12.90%) GlassFish
3 4 (12.90%) Apache
4 2 (6.45%) CICS
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Pig
5 1 (3.23%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
2 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) Adabas
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) JIRA
2 6 (19.35%) JUnit
3 5 (16.13%) JBehave
4 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.45%) Log4Net
5 2 (6.45%) TestNG
5 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.45%) Hudson
6 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.23%) Selenium
6 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (16.13%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Front Office
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) ScrumMaster
3 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Field Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) COBOL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.23%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Web Services
2 8 (25.81%) HTML
2 8 (25.81%) Hibernate
2 8 (25.81%) Spring
3 5 (16.13%) RESTful
4 4 (12.90%) .NET
4 4 (12.90%) WSDL
4 4 (12.90%) XML Schema
4 4 (12.90%) JAXB
4 4 (12.90%) XML
4 4 (12.90%) Grails
5 3 (9.68%) JMS
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (6.45%) J2EE
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.45%) CSS
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.45%) POCO
6 2 (6.45%) ELMAH
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) W3C
2 4 (12.90%) Web 2.0
3 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) TDD
2 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (77.42%) Scrum
4 18 (58.06%) Kanban
5 17 (54.84%) BDD
6 16 (51.61%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (38.71%) User Stories
8 10 (32.26%) Automated Testing
9 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
10 7 (22.58%) SDLC
10 7 (22.58%) ATDD
10 7 (22.58%) Analytics
10 7 (22.58%) Pair Programming
11 6 (19.35%) Extreme Programming
11 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
11 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
11 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
11 6 (19.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Scala
3 6 (19.35%) Groovy
4 4 (12.90%) C#
5 3 (9.68%) Perl
5 3 (9.68%) Python
6 2 (6.45%) NATURAL
6 2 (6.45%) JCL
6 2 (6.45%) COBOL
7 1 (3.23%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) WSUS
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Atlassian
4 3 (9.68%) HP
4 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.68%) Sophos
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) hybris
6 1 (3.23%) ATG
6 1 (3.23%) Endeca