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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 393 410 354
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -56
Contract jobs citing ATDD 36 11 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.049% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.061% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 51
Median daily rate £481 £419 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.92% -18.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £346 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £478 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
18259 18023 18246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.95% 81.01% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13352 12665 13083
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 253 225
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.31 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.39% -9.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.64 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +44 12 £400 -5.88% 4
Bromley - 4 £599 -
Westminster - 1 £425 -
ATDD
England

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 53 (98.15%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (90.74%) TDD
3 31 (57.41%) BDD
4 27 (50.00%) Scrum
5 26 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (48.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 25 (46.30%) AngularJS
7 24 (44.44%) JavaScript
8 23 (42.59%) Cucumber
9 21 (38.89%) Pair Programming
10 19 (35.19%) HTML
10 19 (35.19%) CSS
10 19 (35.19%) Web Services
10 19 (35.19%) HTML5
10 19 (35.19%) Jasmine
10 19 (35.19%) CSS3
11 18 (33.33%) Node.js
11 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
12 16 (29.63%) Mocha
12 16 (29.63%) Sass
12 16 (29.63%) Protractor
13 15 (27.78%) MEAN Stack
13 15 (27.78%) Sinon.JS
13 15 (27.78%) QUnit
13 15 (27.78%) C#
14 14 (25.93%) .NET
14 14 (25.93%) XML
14 14 (25.93%) User Experience
15 13 (24.07%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 13 (24.07%) ES6

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 18 (33.33%) Node.js
2 3 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) GitHub
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) MongoDB
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (42.59%) Cucumber
2 19 (35.19%) Jasmine
3 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 16 (29.63%) Mocha
4 16 (29.63%) Protractor
5 15 (27.78%) QUnit
5 15 (27.78%) Sinon.JS
6 13 (24.07%) SpecFlow
7 11 (20.37%) JUnit
7 11 (20.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (14.81%) Visual Studio
9 7 (12.96%) jMock
9 7 (12.96%) NUnit
10 6 (11.11%) Selenium
11 5 (9.26%) WebDriver
12 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
12 4 (7.41%) JIRA
13 3 (5.56%) Calabash
13 3 (5.56%) Subversion
13 3 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Games
3 7 (12.96%) Banking
4 4 (7.41%) Retail
4 4 (7.41%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Full Stack Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Scrum Master
4 7 (12.96%) Agile Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Angular Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Developer in Test
5 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.41%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Agile Scrum Master
7 3 (5.56%) Test Automation Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) AngularJS
2 19 (35.19%) CSS
2 19 (35.19%) CSS3
2 19 (35.19%) HTML
2 19 (35.19%) HTML5
2 19 (35.19%) Web Services
3 16 (29.63%) Sass
4 15 (27.78%) MEAN Stack
5 14 (25.93%) .NET
5 14 (25.93%) XML
6 13 (24.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (20.37%) Gherkin
7 11 (20.37%) jQuery
8 10 (18.52%) Velocity
9 9 (16.67%) Express
10 8 (14.81%) RESTful
11 7 (12.96%) Java EE
11 7 (12.96%) JMS
11 7 (12.96%) JSON
11 7 (12.96%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) User Experience
2 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.96%) IVR
3 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.96%) Smartcard
3 7 (12.96%) Video on Demand
4 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Unix
2 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (98.15%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (90.74%) TDD
3 31 (57.41%) BDD
4 27 (50.00%) Scrum
5 26 (48.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 26 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (38.89%) Pair Programming
7 13 (24.07%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 13 (24.07%) OO
7 13 (24.07%) SOLID
7 13 (24.07%) User Stories
8 11 (20.37%) Kanban
9 10 (18.52%) Automated Testing
10 9 (16.67%) Front End Development
10 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
11 7 (12.96%) Data Analysis
11 7 (12.96%) Defect Tracking
11 7 (12.96%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (12.96%) Functional Programming
11 7 (12.96%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 15 (27.78%) C#
3 13 (24.07%) ECMAScript
3 13 (24.07%) ES6
4 11 (20.37%) Java
5 8 (14.81%) SQL
6 4 (7.41%) Ruby
7 3 (5.56%) Apple Swift
7 3 (5.56%) Scala
7 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.85%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
1 8 (14.81%) ISEB
2 7 (12.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Rally
3 1 (1.85%) SAP