The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 360 396 403
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +7
Contract jobs citing ATDD 41 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.045% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.059% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +64.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £349 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £380 £330
% change year-on-year
-11.84% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18140 18533 19452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.93% 76.45% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12691 12878 12909
Average daily rate £442 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 264 374
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
ATDD
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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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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 +30 7 £475 -
Hammersmith - - - -
ATDD
England

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 105 (99.06%) TDD
2 76 (71.70%) Scrum
3 68 (64.15%) Java
4 61 (57.55%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (54.72%) BDD
6 52 (49.06%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (49.06%) Software Engineering
7 44 (41.51%) OO
7 44 (41.51%) Cucumber
8 42 (39.62%) Ruby
9 33 (31.13%) C#
9 33 (31.13%) Test Automation
10 31 (29.25%) Pair Programming
11 29 (27.36%) Python
12 23 (21.70%) Unit Testing
13 21 (19.81%) Test Scripting
13 21 (19.81%) Calabash
13 21 (19.81%) User Stories
13 21 (19.81%) Derivative
13 21 (19.81%) Equity Derivative
14 20 (18.87%) Computer Science
14 20 (18.87%) Equities
14 20 (18.87%) JavaScript
14 20 (18.87%) Front Office
14 20 (18.87%) Kanban
14 20 (18.87%) Automated Testing
15 19 (17.92%) Mobile App
16 18 (16.98%) Refactoring
17 16 (15.09%) Scala
17 16 (15.09%) Continuous Improvement

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (8.49%) Tomcat
1 9 (8.49%) GlassFish
2 4 (3.77%) Node.js
3 3 (2.83%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) SaaS
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (41.51%) Cucumber
2 21 (19.81%) Calabash
3 15 (14.15%) Hudson
4 12 (11.32%) Subversion
5 11 (10.38%) Selenium
6 10 (9.43%) WebDriver
6 10 (9.43%) Git (software)
6 10 (9.43%) Jenkins
7 8 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (7.55%) Maven
7 8 (7.55%) JIRA
8 3 (2.83%) FitNesse
8 3 (2.83%) Capybara
9 2 (1.89%) CodeNarc
9 2 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.89%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.89%) Cobertura
9 2 (1.89%) Xcode
9 2 (1.89%) NUnit
9 2 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (18.87%) Front Office
2 10 (9.43%) Back Office
3 9 (8.49%) Games
4 5 (4.72%) Banking
5 4 (3.77%) Finance
6 3 (2.83%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.89%) Billing
8 1 (0.94%) Electronics
8 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (48.11%) Developer
2 25 (23.58%) Java Developer
3 21 (19.81%) Agile Coach
4 16 (15.09%) Python Developer
5 14 (13.21%) Scala Developer
6 12 (11.32%) Senior Developer
6 12 (11.32%) Tester
7 10 (9.43%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (7.55%) Test Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Software Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Analyst
9 7 (6.60%) ScrumMaster
10 6 (5.66%) Automation Tester
10 6 (5.66%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.72%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (4.72%) Automation Engineer
12 4 (3.77%) Senior Test Engineer
12 4 (3.77%) QA Engineer
13 3 (2.83%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.32%) .NET
2 11 (10.38%) XML
3 10 (9.43%) Spring
4 9 (8.49%) SOAP
4 9 (8.49%) Web Services
4 9 (8.49%) Hibernate
5 8 (7.55%) J2EE
5 8 (7.55%) JMS
6 7 (6.60%) Gherkin
7 6 (5.66%) .NET Framework
7 6 (5.66%) CSS
7 6 (5.66%) HTML
8 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.72%) Android SDK
9 4 (3.77%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (3.77%) RESTful
9 4 (3.77%) jQuery
9 4 (3.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.81%) Derivative
1 21 (19.81%) Equity Derivative
2 20 (18.87%) Computer Science
2 20 (18.87%) Equities
3 19 (17.92%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.55%) Open Source
5 7 (6.60%) STB
6 5 (4.72%) Streaming Video
7 4 (3.77%) Smartcard
8 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.83%) IVR
8 3 (2.83%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.94%) DTV
10 1 (0.94%) Blog
10 1 (0.94%) Tandem
10 1 (0.94%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.15%) Android
2 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.94%) Windows
3 1 (0.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (99.06%) TDD
2 76 (71.70%) Scrum
3 61 (57.55%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (54.72%) BDD
5 52 (49.06%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (49.06%) Software Engineering
6 44 (41.51%) OO
7 33 (31.13%) Test Automation
8 31 (29.25%) Pair Programming
9 23 (21.70%) Unit Testing
10 21 (19.81%) Test Scripting
10 21 (19.81%) User Stories
11 20 (18.87%) Kanban
11 20 (18.87%) Automated Testing
12 18 (16.98%) Refactoring
13 16 (15.09%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (11.32%) Release Management
14 12 (11.32%) SOA
15 11 (10.38%) Service Delivery
15 11 (10.38%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (64.15%) Java
2 42 (39.62%) Ruby
3 33 (31.13%) C#
4 29 (27.36%) Python
5 20 (18.87%) JavaScript
6 16 (15.09%) Scala
7 11 (10.38%) SQL
7 11 (10.38%) Groovy
8 10 (9.43%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.77%) PHP
10 3 (2.83%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.89%) VB
11 2 (1.89%) C
12 1 (0.94%) C++
12 1 (0.94%) Clojure
12 1 (0.94%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.94%) Golang
Qualifications
1 6 (5.66%) Degree
2 5 (4.72%) ISEB
2 5 (4.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.94%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (8.49%) JBoss
2 4 (3.77%) HP
3 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.89%) BT
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle
5 1 (0.94%) SAP
5 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.94%) Red Gate
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