The table below looks at the statistics for ATDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 37 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing ATDD 19 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.22% 0.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 - £338
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
450 413 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.27% 72.20% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 212 279
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 20
Median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing ATDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ATDD Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

ATDD
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ATDD across the Hertfordshire region.

ATDD Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

ATDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATDD across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

ATDD Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

ATDD
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Rickmansworth - 5 £311 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £628 -
Watford - 3 £425 - 2
ATDD
East of England

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ATDD 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for ATDD.

1 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (92.11%) BDD
3 34 (89.47%) Java
4 30 (78.95%) TDD
5 29 (76.32%) JIRA
5 29 (76.32%) Git (software)
6 28 (73.68%) Maven
7 25 (65.79%) Jenkins
8 23 (60.53%) QA
9 19 (50.00%) Selenium
9 19 (50.00%) Scrum
9 19 (50.00%) Gherkin
9 19 (50.00%) WebDriver
9 19 (50.00%) Cucumber
10 17 (44.74%) JBehave
11 16 (42.11%) OO
11 16 (42.11%) OOD
11 16 (42.11%) DevOps
11 16 (42.11%) Data Structures
12 15 (39.47%) Algorithms
12 15 (39.47%) Ansible
12 15 (39.47%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (39.47%) Opscode Chef
12 15 (39.47%) Gradle
12 15 (39.47%) Puppet
12 15 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (39.47%) Kanban
12 15 (39.47%) Ant
12 15 (39.47%) Complexity Analysis
13 14 (36.84%) Retail

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 13 (34.21%) Tomcat
2 11 (28.95%) Confluence
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 15 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
2 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (76.32%) Git (software)
1 29 (76.32%) JIRA
2 28 (73.68%) Maven
3 25 (65.79%) Jenkins
4 19 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 19 (50.00%) Selenium
4 19 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 17 (44.74%) JBehave
6 15 (39.47%) Ant
6 15 (39.47%) Gradle
7 14 (36.84%) SoapUI
8 13 (34.21%) JUnit
9 9 (23.68%) TeamCity
10 8 (21.05%) JMeter
10 8 (21.05%) NUnit
11 7 (18.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (15.79%) FitNesse
13 5 (13.16%) Robot Framework
14 4 (10.53%) Mockito
14 4 (10.53%) Moq
General
1 14 (36.84%) Retail
2 13 (34.21%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Automation Tester
3 10 (26.32%) Tester
4 6 (15.79%) Java Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Developer in Test
5 4 (10.53%) Lead Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Automation Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 14 (36.84%) Spring
3 13 (34.21%) RESTful
4 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
5 4 (10.53%) .NET
5 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Data Structures
2 15 (39.47%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.26%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
1 2 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (92.11%) BDD
3 30 (78.95%) TDD
4 19 (50.00%) Scrum
5 16 (42.11%) DevOps
5 16 (42.11%) OO
5 16 (42.11%) OOD
6 15 (39.47%) Complexity Analysis
6 15 (39.47%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (39.47%) Kanban
7 14 (36.84%) Automation Testing
7 14 (36.84%) Non-Functional Testing
7 14 (36.84%) Open Source
8 13 (34.21%) Software Testing
9 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
10 11 (28.95%) Test Automation
11 9 (23.68%) Functional Testing
12 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (18.42%) High Availability
13 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) Clojure
2 13 (34.21%) Go
2 13 (34.21%) Rust
3 10 (26.32%) C#
4 7 (18.42%) F#
5 4 (10.53%) SQL
6 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (60.53%) QA
2 4 (10.53%) SDET
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) Ansible
1 15 (39.47%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (39.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.63%) CA
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle