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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
UK / England
Rank 564 576 564
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 9 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.061% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.075% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 13
Median daily rate £475 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £550 £308
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +78.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
34247 37536 36338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.42% 81.99% 78.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22846 24700 23777
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 844 1095 972
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
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 23 January 2017. 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 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
East of England +9 5 £475 +46.15%
London +14 4 £425 -22.72%
Feature Driven Development
UK

Feature Driven Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (78.79%) TDD
3 24 (72.73%) ATDD
4 19 (57.58%) BDD
4 19 (57.58%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (57.58%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (54.55%) TeamCity
5 18 (54.55%) QA
6 17 (51.52%) C#
7 15 (45.45%) E-Commerce
7 15 (45.45%) Test Automation
8 14 (42.42%) SDET
8 14 (42.42%) SpecFlow
9 13 (39.39%) Defect Management
9 13 (39.39%) JIRA
10 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
11 11 (33.33%) Cucumber
11 11 (33.33%) Selenium
11 11 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (30.30%) Python
12 10 (30.30%) Perl
12 10 (30.30%) JUnit
12 10 (30.30%) Ruby
12 10 (30.30%) TestNG
12 10 (30.30%) JBehave
12 10 (30.30%) WebDriver
12 10 (30.30%) SoapUI
12 10 (30.30%) API Testing
13 8 (24.24%) Java
13 8 (24.24%) Scrum

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 1 (3.03%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
1 1 (3.03%) PBX
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) TeamCity
2 14 (42.42%) SpecFlow
3 13 (39.39%) JIRA
4 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 11 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 11 (33.33%) Selenium
6 10 (30.30%) JBehave
6 10 (30.30%) JUnit
6 10 (30.30%) SoapUI
6 10 (30.30%) TestNG
6 10 (30.30%) WebDriver
7 6 (18.18%) Ant
7 6 (18.18%) Maven
8 3 (9.09%) Bugzilla
8 3 (9.09%) FogBugz
8 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
8 3 (9.09%) Hudson
9 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
10 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 11 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Scrum Master
3 5 (15.15%) Agile Scrum Master
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) JDE Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) EDI
1 5 (15.15%) REST
2 2 (6.06%) JSON
2 2 (6.06%) SOAP
2 2 (6.06%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) Ajax
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) OAuth
3 1 (3.03%) OpenID
3 1 (3.03%) QuartzCore
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) SAML
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) XACML
3 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) AS400
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (78.79%) TDD
3 24 (72.73%) ATDD
4 19 (57.58%) BDD
4 19 (57.58%) Continuous Delivery
4 19 (57.58%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (45.45%) E-Commerce
5 15 (45.45%) Test Automation
6 13 (39.39%) Defect Management
7 10 (30.30%) API Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Scrum
9 7 (21.21%) Kanban
10 6 (18.18%) User Stories
11 5 (15.15%) Coaching
12 4 (12.12%) SDLC
13 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
13 3 (9.09%) Use Case
13 3 (9.09%) V-Model
14 2 (6.06%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) C#
2 10 (30.30%) Perl
2 10 (30.30%) Python
2 10 (30.30%) Ruby
3 8 (24.24%) Java
4 5 (15.15%) RPG
5 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
1 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (54.55%) QA
2 14 (42.42%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.03%) BroadSoft
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) SAP