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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 396 337 384
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +47
Contract jobs citing ATDD 10 66 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.28% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.36% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 43 1
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£438 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
17519 18244 16755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.23% 78.14% 77.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12262 12918 11637
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 228 225
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -23.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +16 4 £425 +13.33% 1
ATDD
England

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 33 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (76.32%) TDD
3 26 (68.42%) BDD
4 25 (65.79%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (52.63%) Scrum
6 16 (42.11%) Java
6 16 (42.11%) SQL
6 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
7 14 (36.84%) JIRA
7 14 (36.84%) Cucumber
7 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
8 13 (34.21%) OO
9 12 (31.58%) Feature Driven Development
10 11 (28.95%) Kanban
10 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
10 11 (28.95%) HTML
10 11 (28.95%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (28.95%) SpecFlow
11 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
12 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
12 9 (23.68%) .NET
12 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
12 9 (23.68%) CSS
12 9 (23.68%) Web Services
12 9 (23.68%) QA
13 8 (21.05%) Ruby
13 8 (21.05%) WebDriver
13 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (18.42%) Selenium
14 7 (18.42%) C#

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (13.16%) Confluence
2 4 (10.53%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) OpenShift
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (15.79%) SSDT
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
4 5 (13.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.26%) QlikView
5 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 14 (36.84%) Cucumber
2 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 14 (36.84%) JIRA
3 11 (28.95%) SpecFlow
4 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
5 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (21.05%) WebDriver
6 7 (18.42%) Appium
6 7 (18.42%) Selenium
7 5 (13.16%) Subversion
7 5 (13.16%) Maven
7 5 (13.16%) TestNG
7 5 (13.16%) Ant
7 5 (13.16%) JUnit
7 5 (13.16%) Jasmine
7 5 (13.16%) JBehave
7 5 (13.16%) Hudson
8 4 (10.53%) SoapUI
8 4 (10.53%) Calabash
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
1 7 (18.42%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) ScrumMaster
3 6 (15.79%) ETL Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) AWS Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (5.26%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 2 (5.26%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.26%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) HTML
2 9 (23.68%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) CSS
2 9 (23.68%) Web Services
3 7 (18.42%) Gherkin
4 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
4 6 (15.79%) HTML5
4 6 (15.79%) XML
5 5 (13.16%) XHTML
5 5 (13.16%) Ajax
5 5 (13.16%) JSON
5 5 (13.16%) RESTful
5 5 (13.16%) CSS3
5 5 (13.16%) Backbone.js
5 5 (13.16%) Android SDK
6 4 (10.53%) Express
6 4 (10.53%) Semantic HTML
6 4 (10.53%) REST
6 4 (10.53%) jQuery
6 4 (10.53%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Clustering
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.26%) DTV
2 2 (5.26%) Internet of Things
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Tandem
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (76.32%) TDD
3 26 (68.42%) BDD
4 25 (65.79%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (52.63%) Scrum
6 13 (34.21%) OO
7 12 (31.58%) Feature Driven Development
8 11 (28.95%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (28.95%) Kanban
8 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Use Case
9 6 (15.79%) ETL
9 6 (15.79%) OOP
9 6 (15.79%) OOD
9 6 (15.79%) MVC
10 5 (13.16%) SOA
10 5 (13.16%) Pair Programming
10 5 (13.16%) Software Delivery
10 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
10 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Java
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) Ruby
4 7 (18.42%) C#
5 6 (15.79%) Scala
5 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.53%) Groovy
7 2 (5.26%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) ISEB
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Zend
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Business Objects
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Red Gate