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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 394 397 410
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing ATDD 34 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.087% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.11% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 7
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£415 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £375 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £650 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £533 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+52.14% -1.40%
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
19071 19669 18770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.41% 77.64% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13778 13777 12793
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 231 331
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 +28 9 £375 -6.25% 2
Docklands, London - - - -
ATDD
England

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 73 (98.65%) TDD
2 72 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (79.73%) BDD
4 55 (74.32%) Scrum
5 46 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (55.41%) Java
6 41 (55.41%) OO
7 33 (44.59%) Cucumber
8 32 (43.24%) Software Engineering
9 31 (41.89%) Ruby
10 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
11 27 (36.49%) Pair Programming
12 24 (32.43%) Calabash
13 23 (31.08%) Android
14 21 (28.38%) Test Automation
15 18 (24.32%) Git (software)
15 18 (24.32%) Mobile App
16 17 (22.97%) Test Scripting
16 17 (22.97%) Selenium
17 16 (21.62%) Objective-C
17 16 (21.62%) Python
17 16 (21.62%) User Stories
18 15 (20.27%) Groovy
18 15 (20.27%) Automated Testing
19 14 (18.92%) Computer Science
20 13 (17.57%) HTML
20 13 (17.57%) JIRA
20 13 (17.57%) Unit Testing
20 13 (17.57%) Functional Programming
20 13 (17.57%) Robolectric

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (5.41%) Confluence
1 4 (5.41%) Node.js
1 4 (5.41%) uiautomator
2 2 (2.70%) JBoss
2 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) GitHub
2 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) SQLite
2 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.05%) MySQL
3 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (44.59%) Cucumber
2 24 (32.43%) Calabash
3 18 (24.32%) Git (software)
4 17 (22.97%) Selenium
5 13 (17.57%) JIRA
5 13 (17.57%) Robolectric
6 12 (16.22%) Jenkins
6 12 (16.22%) WebDriver
7 10 (13.51%) Appium
8 9 (12.16%) Subversion
9 8 (10.81%) Hudson
10 5 (6.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (5.41%) Xcode
12 3 (4.05%) JUnit
12 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (4.05%) JBehave
12 3 (4.05%) FitNesse
12 3 (4.05%) SoapUI
12 3 (4.05%) Jasmine
12 3 (4.05%) Capybara
General
1 11 (14.86%) Front Office
2 6 (8.11%) Games
3 4 (5.41%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Back Office
4 3 (4.05%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.05%) Publishing
5 2 (2.70%) Finance
6 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (47.30%) Developer
2 14 (18.92%) Tester
3 12 (16.22%) Java Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Software Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Test Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Automation Tester
6 8 (10.81%) Python Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Scala Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Senior Test Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.41%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (4.05%) Agile Coach
10 3 (4.05%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.05%) QA Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Integration Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (2.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) HTML
2 12 (16.22%) REST
3 11 (14.86%) XML
4 10 (13.51%) CSS
5 8 (10.81%) .NET
5 8 (10.81%) Web Services
6 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
6 7 (9.46%) JSON
7 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (6.76%) jQuery
8 5 (6.76%) RESTful
8 5 (6.76%) CSS3
8 5 (6.76%) HTML5
8 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (5.41%) Sass
9 4 (5.41%) Android SDK
9 4 (5.41%) WCF
9 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.32%) Mobile App
2 14 (18.92%) Computer Science
3 13 (17.57%) Algorithms
4 12 (16.22%) Derivative
4 12 (16.22%) Equity Derivative
5 11 (14.86%) Equities
6 7 (9.46%) Open Source
7 6 (8.11%) N-Tier
8 5 (6.76%) Streaming Video
9 4 (5.41%) Kindle
10 3 (4.05%) STB
10 3 (4.05%) Video on Demand
11 2 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
11 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (1.35%) Xbox
12 1 (1.35%) User Experience
12 1 (1.35%) Tandem
12 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.08%) Android
2 11 (14.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (98.65%) TDD
2 72 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (79.73%) BDD
4 55 (74.32%) Scrum
5 46 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (55.41%) OO
7 32 (43.24%) Software Engineering
8 27 (36.49%) Pair Programming
9 21 (28.38%) Test Automation
10 17 (22.97%) Test Scripting
11 16 (21.62%) User Stories
12 15 (20.27%) Automated Testing
13 13 (17.57%) Unit Testing
13 13 (17.57%) Functional Programming
14 12 (16.22%) Refactoring
15 9 (12.16%) OOP
15 9 (12.16%) OOD
16 6 (8.11%) MVC
16 6 (8.11%) Kanban
16 6 (8.11%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (55.41%) Java
2 31 (41.89%) Ruby
3 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 16 (21.62%) Python
4 16 (21.62%) Objective-C
5 15 (20.27%) Groovy
6 12 (16.22%) Scala
7 9 (12.16%) SQL
7 9 (12.16%) C#
8 4 (5.41%) PHP
9 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.70%) C
11 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) ISEB
3 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (5.41%) Oracle
2 3 (4.05%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.35%) Red Gate
3 1 (1.35%) SAP
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
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