The table below looks at the statistics for ATDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 383 403 417
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +14
Contract jobs citing ATDD 31 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.079% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.10% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 3
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£475 £540 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.03% +54.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £528 £400 £343
% change year-on-year
+31.87% +16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ATDD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18814 19549 19359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.64% 77.50% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13400 13696 13116
Average daily rate £450 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 227 357
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £15.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ATDD across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ATDD Jobs Demand Trend in London

ATDD
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ATDD Daily Rate Trend in London

ATDD
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATDD across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

ATDD Daily Rate Histogram in London

ATDD
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Docklands, London - - - -
ATDD
England

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ATDD 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 ATDD.

1 73 (98.65%) TDD
2 71 (95.95%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (78.38%) Scrum
4 56 (75.68%) BDD
5 46 (62.16%) OO
6 43 (58.11%) Java
7 38 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (47.30%) Software Engineering
9 32 (43.24%) Pair Programming
10 27 (36.49%) Ruby
11 26 (35.14%) JavaScript
12 24 (32.43%) Cucumber
13 23 (31.08%) Python
14 20 (27.03%) Unit Testing
14 20 (27.03%) Calabash
14 20 (27.03%) Functional Programming
14 20 (27.03%) Algorithms
15 19 (25.68%) Android
16 18 (24.32%) Test Automation
16 18 (24.32%) Mobile App
17 17 (22.97%) Derivative
17 17 (22.97%) Equity Derivative
17 17 (22.97%) Computer Science
18 16 (21.62%) Equities
18 16 (21.62%) Automated Testing
18 16 (21.62%) Front Office
18 16 (21.62%) Test Scripting
19 15 (20.27%) User Stories
20 14 (18.92%) Scala
20 14 (18.92%) Objective-C

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ATDD 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 ATDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.41%) Confluence
1 4 (5.41%) Node.js
2 3 (4.05%) uiautomator
3 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) GitHub
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) MySQL
2 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.70%) SQLite
3 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (32.43%) Cucumber
2 20 (27.03%) Calabash
3 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
4 12 (16.22%) Robolectric
5 11 (14.86%) Selenium
6 10 (13.51%) JIRA
7 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
7 8 (10.81%) Subversion
8 7 (9.46%) Appium
8 7 (9.46%) WebDriver
9 4 (5.41%) Hudson
9 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (4.05%) Xcode
10 3 (4.05%) FitNesse
10 3 (4.05%) Capybara
11 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.70%) NUnit
11 2 (2.70%) Ant
11 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (21.62%) Front Office
2 6 (8.11%) Back Office
2 6 (8.11%) Games
3 5 (6.76%) Banking
4 3 (4.05%) Finance
4 3 (4.05%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.05%) Publishing
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (58.11%) Developer
2 17 (22.97%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.57%) Python Developer
3 13 (17.57%) Scala Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Tester
5 10 (13.51%) Test Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Software Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Agile Java Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Automation Tester
7 7 (9.46%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Senior Test Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) ScrumMaster
11 3 (4.05%) Integration Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) Agile Coach
12 2 (2.70%) iOS Developer
12 2 (2.70%) Mobile Software Engineer
12 2 (2.70%) QA Engineer
12 2 (2.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) HTML
2 10 (13.51%) CSS
2 10 (13.51%) XML
3 9 (12.16%) .NET
4 8 (10.81%) REST
5 6 (8.11%) JSON
5 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
5 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
5 6 (8.11%) Web Services
6 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (6.76%) RESTful
6 5 (6.76%) jQuery
6 5 (6.76%) CSS3
6 5 (6.76%) HTML5
6 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (5.41%) Sass
7 4 (5.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (5.41%) WCF
8 3 (4.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Algorithms
2 18 (24.32%) Mobile App
3 17 (22.97%) Derivative
3 17 (22.97%) Equity Derivative
3 17 (22.97%) Computer Science
4 16 (21.62%) Equities
5 7 (9.46%) Open Source
6 4 (5.41%) N-Tier
6 4 (5.41%) Streaming Video
7 3 (4.05%) STB
7 3 (4.05%) Video on Demand
8 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.70%) Kindle
8 2 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (1.35%) DTV
9 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.35%) Blog
9 1 (1.35%) Tandem
9 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Android
2 8 (10.81%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (98.65%) TDD
2 71 (95.95%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (78.38%) Scrum
4 56 (75.68%) BDD
5 46 (62.16%) OO
6 38 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (47.30%) Software Engineering
8 32 (43.24%) Pair Programming
9 20 (27.03%) Unit Testing
9 20 (27.03%) Functional Programming
10 18 (24.32%) Test Automation
11 16 (21.62%) Automated Testing
11 16 (21.62%) Test Scripting
12 15 (20.27%) User Stories
13 10 (13.51%) Refactoring
14 9 (12.16%) OOP
15 8 (10.81%) OOD
16 6 (8.11%) Kanban
17 5 (6.76%) MVC
17 5 (6.76%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.11%) Java
2 27 (36.49%) Ruby
3 26 (35.14%) JavaScript
4 23 (31.08%) Python
5 14 (18.92%) Scala
5 14 (18.92%) Objective-C
6 13 (17.57%) C#
7 12 (16.22%) Groovy
8 8 (10.81%) SQL
9 4 (5.41%) PHP
10 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.70%) C
12 1 (1.35%) C++
12 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) ISEB
2 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.05%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.70%) JBoss
4 1 (1.35%) SAP
4 1 (1.35%) Red Gate
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £340.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago