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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 372 408 353
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -55
Contract jobs citing ATDD 37 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.066% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.085% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 11 19
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£400 £550 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £425 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £519 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+48.21% -22.22%
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
17875 18829 16333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.53% 77.63% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13142 13090 11224
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 231 320
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +24 19 £400 -11.11% 3
Docklands, London - - - -
ATDD
England

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 70 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (90.28%) TDD
3 53 (73.61%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (68.06%) BDD
5 45 (62.50%) Scrum
6 33 (45.83%) Java
6 33 (45.83%) Cucumber
7 28 (38.89%) OO
8 27 (37.50%) Ruby
9 25 (34.72%) JavaScript
10 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
11 21 (29.17%) Calabash
12 19 (26.39%) Android
13 18 (25.00%) JIRA
14 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
14 17 (23.61%) SQL
14 17 (23.61%) Jenkins
15 16 (22.22%) User Stories
15 16 (22.22%) Automated Testing
15 16 (22.22%) Selenium
16 15 (20.83%) HTML
16 15 (20.83%) REST
16 15 (20.83%) Test Automation
16 15 (20.83%) Feature Driven Development
17 14 (19.44%) Groovy
17 14 (19.44%) Pair Programming
18 13 (18.06%) QA
18 13 (18.06%) Kanban
18 13 (18.06%) Test Scripting
18 13 (18.06%) Mobile App

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (8.33%) Node.js
2 4 (5.56%) uiautomator
3 3 (4.17%) Confluence
4 2 (2.78%) JBoss
4 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.78%) GitHub
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.33%) SSDT
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.17%) MySQL
6 3 (4.17%) SQLite
7 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.78%) QlikView
7 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 33 (45.83%) Cucumber
2 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
3 21 (29.17%) Calabash
4 18 (25.00%) JIRA
5 17 (23.61%) Jenkins
6 16 (22.22%) Selenium
7 12 (16.67%) Appium
8 11 (15.28%) WebDriver
8 11 (15.28%) Hudson
9 10 (13.89%) Robolectric
10 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (11.11%) SpecFlow
11 8 (11.11%) Subversion
12 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
12 7 (9.72%) Jasmine
13 6 (8.33%) JBehave
13 6 (8.33%) TestNG
13 6 (8.33%) SoapUI
13 6 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 9 (12.50%) Games
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Publishing
4 2 (2.78%) Back Office
4 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Front Office
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Developer
2 14 (19.44%) Tester
3 12 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
4 10 (13.89%) Automation Tester
5 8 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) ETL Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Agile Coach
9 3 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Mobile Software Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) HTML
1 15 (20.83%) REST
2 12 (16.67%) CSS
3 10 (13.89%) .NET
4 9 (12.50%) XML
5 8 (11.11%) Web Services
6 7 (9.72%) CSS3
6 7 (9.72%) HTML5
7 6 (8.33%) JSON
7 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 5 (6.94%) XHTML
8 5 (6.94%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.94%) jQuery
8 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (5.56%) Android SDK
9 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (5.56%) Semantic HTML
9 4 (5.56%) ExpressJS
9 4 (5.56%) Ajax
10 3 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.94%) N-Tier
2 5 (6.94%) Streaming Video
2 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.56%) Kindle
4 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.17%) STB
4 3 (4.17%) Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) Open Source
5 2 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.78%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) DTV
6 1 (1.39%) Derivative
6 1 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.39%) Blog
6 1 (1.39%) Tandem
6 1 (1.39%) Equities
6 1 (1.39%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Android
2 12 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (90.28%) TDD
3 53 (73.61%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (68.06%) BDD
5 45 (62.50%) Scrum
6 28 (38.89%) OO
7 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
8 16 (22.22%) User Stories
8 16 (22.22%) Automated Testing
9 15 (20.83%) Test Automation
9 15 (20.83%) Feature Driven Development
10 14 (19.44%) Pair Programming
11 13 (18.06%) Kanban
11 13 (18.06%) Test Scripting
12 11 (15.28%) Refactoring
13 8 (11.11%) Use Case
13 8 (11.11%) Waterfall
13 8 (11.11%) MVC
13 8 (11.11%) OOD
14 7 (9.72%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) Java
2 27 (37.50%) Ruby
3 25 (34.72%) JavaScript
4 17 (23.61%) SQL
5 14 (19.44%) Groovy
6 12 (16.67%) Objective-C
7 8 (11.11%) C#
8 7 (9.72%) Scala
9 6 (8.33%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.17%) Python
11 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.78%) C
12 1 (1.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) ISEB
3 3 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.06%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) SAP
2 3 (4.17%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.78%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.39%) Red Gate