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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 369 403 402
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -1
Contract jobs citing ATDD 39 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.045% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.059% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £613 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +82.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £393 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £380 £343
% change year-on-year
-11.84% +10.94%
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
18021 18552 19435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.80% 76.41% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12558 12874 12943
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
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 222 253 382
Average hourly rate £20.35 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.31% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +34 7 £475 -
Hammersmith - - - -
ATDD
England

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 103 (99.04%) TDD
2 77 (74.04%) Scrum
3 67 (64.42%) Java
4 60 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (56.73%) BDD
6 54 (51.92%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 46 (44.23%) OO
8 46 (44.23%) Cucumber
9 44 (42.31%) Ruby
10 33 (31.73%) C#
10 33 (31.73%) Test Automation
11 31 (29.81%) Pair Programming
12 29 (27.88%) Python
13 23 (22.12%) Unit Testing
13 23 (22.12%) Test Scripting
14 22 (21.15%) Calabash
14 22 (21.15%) JavaScript
15 21 (20.19%) Derivative
15 21 (20.19%) Equity Derivative
15 21 (20.19%) User Stories
15 21 (20.19%) Mobile App
16 20 (19.23%) Kanban
16 20 (19.23%) Computer Science
16 20 (19.23%) Equities
16 20 (19.23%) Front Office
17 19 (18.27%) Automated Testing
18 18 (17.31%) Refactoring
19 17 (16.35%) Android
20 16 (15.38%) Scala

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (5.77%) GlassFish
1 6 (5.77%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.85%) Node.js
3 3 (2.88%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (44.23%) Cucumber
2 22 (21.15%) Calabash
3 12 (11.54%) Hudson
4 10 (9.62%) Git (software)
4 10 (9.62%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.62%) Selenium
5 9 (8.65%) Subversion
5 9 (8.65%) WebDriver
6 8 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (7.69%) JIRA
7 5 (4.81%) Maven
8 3 (2.88%) FitNesse
8 3 (2.88%) Capybara
9 2 (1.92%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.92%) Cobertura
9 2 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.92%) CodeNarc
9 2 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.92%) Xcode
9 2 (1.92%) NUnit
General
1 20 (19.23%) Front Office
2 10 (9.62%) Back Office
3 9 (8.65%) Games
4 5 (4.81%) Banking
5 4 (3.85%) Finance
6 3 (2.88%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.92%) Publishing
7 2 (1.92%) Billing
8 1 (0.96%) Marketing
8 1 (0.96%) Electronics
8 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (46.15%) Developer
2 22 (21.15%) Java Developer
3 21 (20.19%) Agile Coach
4 16 (15.38%) Python Developer
5 14 (13.46%) Scala Developer
6 12 (11.54%) Tester
7 10 (9.62%) Agile Java Developer
7 10 (9.62%) Test Engineer
8 9 (8.65%) Senior Developer
9 8 (7.69%) Software Engineer
10 7 (6.73%) Analyst
10 7 (6.73%) ScrumMaster
11 6 (5.77%) Automation Tester
11 6 (5.77%) Test Analyst
11 6 (5.77%) Senior Test Engineer
11 6 (5.77%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (4.81%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (4.81%) Automation Engineer
13 4 (3.85%) QA Engineer
14 3 (2.88%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) .NET
2 11 (10.58%) XML
3 9 (8.65%) Web Services
4 7 (6.73%) Spring
4 7 (6.73%) Gherkin
5 6 (5.77%) CSS
5 6 (5.77%) SOAP
5 6 (5.77%) HTML
5 6 (5.77%) Hibernate
5 6 (5.77%) .NET Framework
6 5 (4.81%) JMS
6 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.81%) J2EE
6 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (4.81%) Android SDK
7 4 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (3.85%) RESTful
7 4 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.19%) Derivative
1 21 (20.19%) Equity Derivative
1 21 (20.19%) Mobile App
2 20 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 20 (19.23%) Equities
3 8 (7.69%) Open Source
4 7 (6.73%) STB
5 5 (4.81%) Streaming Video
6 4 (3.85%) Smartcard
7 3 (2.88%) IVR
7 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.88%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.96%) Blog
9 1 (0.96%) Tandem
9 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.96%) DTV
9 1 (0.96%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.35%) Android
2 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.96%) Windows
3 1 (0.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (99.04%) TDD
2 77 (74.04%) Scrum
3 60 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (56.73%) BDD
5 54 (51.92%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 46 (44.23%) OO
8 33 (31.73%) Test Automation
9 31 (29.81%) Pair Programming
10 23 (22.12%) Unit Testing
10 23 (22.12%) Test Scripting
11 21 (20.19%) User Stories
12 20 (19.23%) Kanban
13 19 (18.27%) Automated Testing
14 18 (17.31%) Refactoring
15 16 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (11.54%) Release Management
17 11 (10.58%) Service Delivery
17 11 (10.58%) Product Management
18 9 (8.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 67 (64.42%) Java
2 44 (42.31%) Ruby
3 33 (31.73%) C#
4 29 (27.88%) Python
5 22 (21.15%) JavaScript
6 16 (15.38%) Scala
7 13 (12.50%) Groovy
8 12 (11.54%) Objective-C
9 11 (10.58%) SQL
10 4 (3.85%) PHP
11 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.92%) VB
12 2 (1.92%) C
13 1 (0.96%) C++
13 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.96%) Golang
13 1 (0.96%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) Degree
2 5 (4.81%) ISEB
2 5 (4.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (5.77%) JBoss
2 4 (3.85%) HP
3 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.92%) BT
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle
5 1 (0.96%) SAP
5 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.96%) Red Gate