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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 407 385 408
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Contract jobs citing ATDD 18 38 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.16% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.20% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 35 9
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£425 £450 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £335 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £335 £380
% change year-on-year
+49.25% -11.84%
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
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
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 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -9 7 £425 -10.52% 1
Bromley - 1 - -
ATDD
England

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (88.89%) TDD
2 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) Scrum
3 16 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (55.56%) BDD
5 11 (40.74%) Kanban
6 10 (37.04%) RESTful
6 10 (37.04%) Java
6 10 (37.04%) Web Services
6 10 (37.04%) User Stories
7 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 9 (33.33%) OO
7 9 (33.33%) Ruby
7 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 9 (33.33%) JIRA
7 9 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 9 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (25.93%) JSON
8 7 (25.93%) Gherkin
8 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
8 7 (25.93%) XML
9 6 (22.22%) CSS
9 6 (22.22%) Ant
9 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 6 (22.22%) HTML
9 6 (22.22%) Maven
9 6 (22.22%) Games
9 6 (22.22%) Confluence
9 6 (22.22%) Feature Driven Development
9 6 (22.22%) Android

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (22.22%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) JIRA
1 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 9 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (22.22%) Maven
2 6 (22.22%) Appium
2 6 (22.22%) Ant
3 5 (18.52%) Subversion
4 3 (11.11%) Calabash
5 2 (7.41%) MSTest
5 2 (7.41%) NUnit
5 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
5 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
5 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.41%) RSpec
6 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.70%) Capybara
6 1 (3.70%) JUnit
6 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.70%) WATIR
General
1 6 (22.22%) Games
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) ScrumMaster
3 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 3 (11.11%) AWS Developer
5 2 (7.41%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Web Services
1 10 (37.04%) RESTful
2 7 (25.93%) Gherkin
2 7 (25.93%) XML
2 7 (25.93%) JSON
3 6 (22.22%) HTML
3 6 (22.22%) CSS
4 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
4 5 (18.52%) Android SDK
5 4 (14.81%) Backbone.js
5 4 (14.81%) jQuery
5 4 (14.81%) HTML5
5 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
5 4 (14.81%) Spring
6 3 (11.11%) Ajax
6 3 (11.11%) Velocity
6 3 (11.11%) .NET
6 3 (11.11%) CSS3
7 2 (7.41%) Laravel
7 2 (7.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) DTV
1 2 (7.41%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (7.41%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.70%) Video on Demand
2 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) TDD
2 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (59.26%) Scrum
4 15 (55.56%) BDD
5 11 (40.74%) Kanban
6 10 (37.04%) User Stories
7 9 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (33.33%) OO
8 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Feature Driven Development
10 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
10 5 (18.52%) OOP
10 5 (18.52%) OOD
10 5 (18.52%) SOA
10 5 (18.52%) MVC
10 5 (18.52%) Pair Programming
10 5 (18.52%) Coaching
11 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
11 4 (14.81%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) Ruby
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.41%) Endeca
1 2 (7.41%) Zend
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