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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 378 358 344
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Contract jobs citing ATDD 21 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 13
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£425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £253 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - £450
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
16714 17075 15210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.57% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11868 11661 10681
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 236 247
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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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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
City of London +18 7 £443 +50.63% 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
ATDD
England

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 50 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (83.33%) TDD
3 39 (72.22%) BDD
4 37 (68.52%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (53.70%) Scrum
6 26 (48.15%) Cucumber
7 25 (46.30%) Java
8 23 (42.59%) Git (software)
9 19 (35.19%) SQL
10 18 (33.33%) OO
10 18 (33.33%) JIRA
10 18 (33.33%) Jenkins
11 17 (31.48%) Feature Driven Development
11 17 (31.48%) Ruby
12 15 (27.78%) Selenium
13 14 (25.93%) QA
14 13 (24.07%) Kanban
14 13 (24.07%) Automated Testing
14 13 (24.07%) WebDriver
14 13 (24.07%) Android
14 13 (24.07%) Appium
15 12 (22.22%) Web Services
16 11 (20.37%) Calabash
16 11 (20.37%) REST
16 11 (20.37%) SpecFlow
17 10 (18.52%) Hudson
17 10 (18.52%) Scala
17 10 (18.52%) User Stories
17 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
17 10 (18.52%) HTML

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (11.11%) Confluence
2 3 (5.56%) Node.js
3 2 (3.70%) uiautomator
4 1 (1.85%) JBoss
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) GitHub
1 3 (5.56%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (11.11%) SSDT
3 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.70%) QlikView
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) SQLite
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (48.15%) Cucumber
2 23 (42.59%) Git (software)
3 18 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 18 (33.33%) JIRA
4 15 (27.78%) Selenium
5 13 (24.07%) WebDriver
5 13 (24.07%) Appium
6 11 (20.37%) Calabash
6 11 (20.37%) SpecFlow
7 10 (18.52%) Hudson
8 9 (16.67%) Subversion
8 9 (16.67%) Visual Studio
9 8 (14.81%) JUnit
9 8 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (14.81%) TestNG
9 8 (14.81%) JBehave
10 7 (12.96%) SoapUI
10 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (11.11%) Jasmine
11 6 (11.11%) Ant
General
1 9 (16.67%) Games
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Front Office
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) ScrumMaster
3 8 (14.81%) Tester
4 6 (11.11%) ETL Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Automation Tester
5 5 (9.26%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (1.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.85%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) Web Services
2 11 (20.37%) REST
3 10 (18.52%) HTML
4 9 (16.67%) .NET
5 8 (14.81%) XML
6 7 (12.96%) CSS
6 7 (12.96%) Gherkin
6 7 (12.96%) JSON
6 7 (12.96%) Android SDK
7 5 (9.26%) RESTful
7 5 (9.26%) HTML5
8 4 (7.41%) Velocity
8 4 (7.41%) CSS3
8 4 (7.41%) XHTML
9 3 (5.56%) Ajax
9 3 (5.56%) Semantic HTML
9 3 (5.56%) ExpressJS
10 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.70%) jQuery
10 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.56%) Clustering
4 2 (3.70%) DTV
4 2 (3.70%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Kindle
5 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.85%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Equities
5 1 (1.85%) Tandem
5 1 (1.85%) Derivative
5 1 (1.85%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Android
2 6 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) UNIX
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (83.33%) TDD
3 39 (72.22%) BDD
4 37 (68.52%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (53.70%) Scrum
6 18 (33.33%) OO
7 17 (31.48%) Feature Driven Development
8 13 (24.07%) Kanban
8 13 (24.07%) Automated Testing
9 10 (18.52%) Use Case
9 10 (18.52%) User Stories
10 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 9 (16.67%) OOD
11 8 (14.81%) Pair Programming
12 7 (12.96%) V-Model
12 7 (12.96%) Test Scripting
12 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
13 6 (11.11%) Software Testing
13 6 (11.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) Java
2 19 (35.19%) SQL
3 17 (31.48%) Ruby
4 10 (18.52%) Scala
4 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.81%) Groovy
6 7 (12.96%) C#
7 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.56%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.85%) Python
9 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) ISEB
2 8 (14.81%) Degree
3 6 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 5 (9.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.93%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
3 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.85%) Red Gate