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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 392 333 393
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +60
Contract jobs citing ATDD 11 62 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.27% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.35% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 51 2
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£419 £513 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.29% +67.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £320 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £700 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
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
17318 17624 17111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 77.89% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12201 12641 11801
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 267
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.88 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -34.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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
City of London +10 8 £425 +13.33% 3
ATDD
England

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (90.63%) TDD
2 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (71.88%) BDD
4 20 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
6 16 (50.00%) Java
7 15 (46.88%) JIRA
7 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
8 14 (43.75%) Cucumber
9 12 (37.50%) Web Services
9 12 (37.50%) Scrum
10 11 (34.38%) HTML
10 11 (34.38%) SQL
10 11 (34.38%) OO
11 9 (28.13%) CSS
11 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
11 9 (28.13%) QA
11 9 (28.13%) Ruby
11 9 (28.13%) Feature Driven Development
11 9 (28.13%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (25.00%) Gherkin
12 8 (25.00%) RESTful
12 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
12 8 (25.00%) MVC
13 7 (21.88%) XML
13 7 (21.88%) Kanban
13 7 (21.88%) Selenium
13 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
13 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
13 7 (21.88%) Appium

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (15.63%) Confluence
2 4 (12.50%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) OpenShift
2 2 (6.25%) GitHub
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
1 5 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
2 15 (46.88%) JIRA
2 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
3 14 (43.75%) Cucumber
4 7 (21.88%) Selenium
4 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
4 7 (21.88%) Appium
5 5 (15.63%) Ant
5 5 (15.63%) JUnit
5 5 (15.63%) Subversion
5 5 (15.63%) Maven
5 5 (15.63%) JBehave
5 5 (15.63%) TestNG
5 5 (15.63%) Hudson
5 5 (15.63%) SpecFlow
6 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 4 (12.50%) Jasmine
6 4 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 3 (9.38%) NUnit
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Games
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) AWS Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
2 4 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
2 4 (12.50%) Tester
2 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) Web Services
2 11 (34.38%) HTML
3 9 (28.13%) CSS
4 8 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 8 (25.00%) RESTful
5 7 (21.88%) XML
5 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
6 6 (18.75%) HTML5
6 6 (18.75%) JSON
7 5 (15.63%) XHTML
7 5 (15.63%) .NET
7 5 (15.63%) Ajax
7 5 (15.63%) Android SDK
7 5 (15.63%) CSS3
7 5 (15.63%) Backbone.js
8 4 (12.50%) Semantic HTML
8 4 (12.50%) REST
8 4 (12.50%) Express
8 4 (12.50%) jQuery
8 4 (12.50%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.38%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Internet of Things
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) DTV
3 1 (3.13%) Tandem
3 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.13%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) TDD
2 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (71.88%) BDD
4 20 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (37.50%) Scrum
6 11 (34.38%) OO
7 9 (28.13%) Feature Driven Development
7 9 (28.13%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 8 (25.00%) MVC
9 7 (21.88%) Kanban
10 6 (18.75%) OOD
10 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
10 6 (18.75%) OOP
11 5 (15.63%) SOA
11 5 (15.63%) Pair Programming
11 5 (15.63%) Web Design
11 5 (15.63%) Use Case
11 5 (15.63%) Software Delivery
11 5 (15.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) Ruby
4 6 (18.75%) Scala
5 4 (12.50%) Groovy
5 4 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.25%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Zend
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Red Gate