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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
Rank 607 636 599
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -37
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 19 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.028% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.035% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £490 £550 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% +27.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £550 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - £379
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.36 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.36 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -73.98%
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
41047 42746 40764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.47% 81.10% 77.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27382 28436 25881
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1034 1183 1137
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.76 £47.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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
East of England +24 12 £500 -
London -1 7 £425 -22.72% 2
Feature Driven Development
UK

Feature Driven Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) TDD
3 16 (55.17%) ATDD
4 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (51.72%) BDD
4 15 (51.72%) C#
5 14 (48.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (44.83%) TeamCity
6 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
6 13 (44.83%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (44.83%) Java
6 13 (44.83%) QA
7 12 (41.38%) JIRA
7 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
7 12 (41.38%) Defect Management
7 12 (41.38%) Test Automation
7 12 (41.38%) Selenium
7 12 (41.38%) Cucumber
8 11 (37.93%) JBehave
8 11 (37.93%) WebDriver
8 11 (37.93%) TestNG
8 11 (37.93%) SoapUI
8 11 (37.93%) SpecFlow
8 11 (37.93%) Python
8 11 (37.93%) Perl
8 11 (37.93%) JUnit
8 11 (37.93%) Ruby
8 11 (37.93%) Maven
9 10 (34.48%) Ant
9 10 (34.48%) SDET

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 (3.45%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) JDE World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
2 13 (44.83%) TeamCity
3 12 (41.38%) Cucumber
3 12 (41.38%) JIRA
3 12 (41.38%) Selenium
4 11 (37.93%) JBehave
4 11 (37.93%) JUnit
4 11 (37.93%) Maven
4 11 (37.93%) SoapUI
4 11 (37.93%) SpecFlow
4 11 (37.93%) TestNG
4 11 (37.93%) WebDriver
5 10 (34.48%) Ant
6 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.90%) Jasmine
7 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.45%) FogBugz
7 1 (3.45%) Hudson
7 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Danish Language
3 1 (3.45%) Finnish Language
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) C# Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Test Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum Master
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Scrum Master
5 4 (13.79%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Developer in Test
5 4 (13.79%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Angular Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) EDI
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.90%) Akka
3 2 (6.90%) J2EE
3 2 (6.90%) REST
3 2 (6.90%) RESTful
3 2 (6.90%) Scalatra
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.45%) Java EE
4 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) AS400
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) TDD
3 16 (55.17%) ATDD
4 15 (51.72%) BDD
4 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (44.83%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (41.38%) Defect Management
6 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
6 12 (41.38%) Test Automation
7 7 (24.14%) Kanban
8 6 (20.69%) Scrum
9 4 (13.79%) API Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
9 4 (13.79%) User Stories
10 3 (10.34%) Analytics
10 3 (10.34%) CRM
10 3 (10.34%) Front End Development
10 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
11 2 (6.90%) Logistics
11 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C#
2 13 (44.83%) Java
3 11 (37.93%) Perl
3 11 (37.93%) Python
3 11 (37.93%) Ruby
4 5 (17.24%) RPG
5 3 (10.34%) SQL
6 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) Scala
7 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) QA
2 10 (34.48%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow