The table below looks at the statistics for ATDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 390 397 414
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Contract jobs citing ATDD 51 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 31
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £426 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £563 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £525
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
19685 19203 19669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.98% 83.25% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14097 13781 13947
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 218 246
Median hourly rate £24.72 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.93 £52.05 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing ATDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London +13 8 £425 -10.52% 2
ATDD
England

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for ATDD.

1 77 (98.72%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (79.49%) TDD
3 59 (75.64%) BDD
4 48 (61.54%) Scrum
5 34 (43.59%) Git (software)
6 31 (39.74%) Jenkins
6 31 (39.74%) Kanban
7 29 (37.18%) Selenium
7 29 (37.18%) OO
8 28 (35.90%) Cucumber
9 27 (34.62%) JIRA
9 27 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (33.33%) Banking
10 26 (33.33%) OOP
11 25 (32.05%) Test Automation
11 25 (32.05%) Confluence
12 24 (30.77%) WebDriver
12 24 (30.77%) AngularJS
12 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
13 23 (29.49%) Software Delivery
14 21 (26.92%) DevOps
14 21 (26.92%) HTML
14 21 (26.92%) Java
14 21 (26.92%) Web Services
14 21 (26.92%) CSS
14 21 (26.92%) jQuery
15 20 (25.64%) JSON
15 20 (25.64%) User Experience
16 19 (24.36%) GitHub
16 19 (24.36%) QA

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 25 (32.05%) Confluence
2 18 (23.08%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.85%) Mule
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.36%) GitHub
2 18 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (23.08%) IaaS
2 18 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (23.08%) PaaS
3 15 (19.23%) CloudBees
3 15 (19.23%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.56%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.56%) Google Play
4 2 (2.56%) Heroku
5 1 (1.28%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.28%) HBase
4 1 (1.28%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 34 (43.59%) Git (software)
2 31 (39.74%) Jenkins
3 29 (37.18%) Selenium
4 28 (35.90%) Cucumber
5 27 (34.62%) JIRA
6 24 (30.77%) WebDriver
7 18 (23.08%) JUnit
8 17 (21.79%) SonarQube
9 16 (20.51%) Jasmine
10 15 (19.23%) SpecFlow
11 13 (16.67%) NUnit
12 12 (15.38%) Mocha
13 11 (14.10%) Subversion
14 8 (10.26%) Capybara
14 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (8.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (8.97%) JBehave
15 7 (8.97%) Maven
15 7 (8.97%) Protractor
15 7 (8.97%) QUnit
General
1 26 (33.33%) Banking
2 17 (21.79%) Finance
3 10 (12.82%) Games
4 8 (10.26%) Retail
5 7 (8.97%) Investment Banking
6 4 (5.13%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Developer
2 10 (12.82%) Scrum Master
3 9 (11.54%) Architect
4 8 (10.26%) QA Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Developer in Test
7 5 (6.41%) JavaScript Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Python Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Scala Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Tester
8 4 (5.13%) Agile Scrum Master
9 3 (3.85%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.85%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Digital Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.77%) AngularJS
2 21 (26.92%) CSS
2 21 (26.92%) HTML
2 21 (26.92%) jQuery
2 21 (26.92%) Web Services
3 20 (25.64%) JSON
4 17 (21.79%) CSS3
4 17 (21.79%) HTML5
4 17 (21.79%) Node.js
4 17 (21.79%) Sass
5 15 (19.23%) .NET
6 14 (17.95%) SOAP
7 13 (16.67%) Gherkin
8 12 (15.38%) React
8 12 (15.38%) REST
9 11 (14.10%) .NET Framework
9 11 (14.10%) Dojo
9 11 (14.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (14.10%) Velocity
10 10 (12.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.64%) User Experience
2 12 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.26%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.41%) Video on Demand
6 3 (3.85%) IVR
6 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.85%) Online Banking
6 3 (3.85%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.28%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.41%) Windows
3 4 (5.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (98.72%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (79.49%) TDD
3 59 (75.64%) BDD
4 48 (61.54%) Scrum
5 31 (39.74%) Kanban
6 29 (37.18%) OO
7 27 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (33.33%) OOP
9 25 (32.05%) Test Automation
10 23 (29.49%) Software Delivery
11 21 (26.92%) DevOps
12 17 (21.79%) Mentoring
12 17 (21.79%) Open Source
12 17 (21.79%) User Stories
13 16 (20.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (19.23%) Automated Testing
15 11 (14.10%) Agile Testing
15 11 (14.10%) Functional Testing
15 11 (14.10%) Microservices
15 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 21 (26.92%) Java
3 15 (19.23%) C#
4 11 (14.10%) Ruby
5 6 (7.69%) Groovy
5 6 (7.69%) Python
5 6 (7.69%) Scala
5 6 (7.69%) SQL
6 2 (2.56%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.56%) ECMAScript
6 2 (2.56%) ES6
6 2 (2.56%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) ISEB
2 4 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.36%) QA
2 10 (12.82%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.28%) Kibana
2 1 (1.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Telerik
1 5 (6.41%) Xamarin
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.56%) Apple
3 2 (2.56%) Cisco
3 2 (2.56%) Google
3 2 (2.56%) MuleSoft
3 2 (2.56%) Rally
4 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
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