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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 376 409 402
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -7
Contract jobs citing ATDD 38 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.052% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.068% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 10 2
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£435 £550 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.90% +71.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £403 £343
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +17.51%
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
18493 19154 19396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.13% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12846 13423 13066
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 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 28 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 +29 9 £490 +12.00% 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
ATDD
England

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 95 (98.96%) TDD
2 75 (78.13%) Scrum
3 63 (65.63%) Java
3 63 (65.63%) BDD
4 55 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (55.21%) Software Engineering
7 49 (51.04%) OO
8 45 (46.88%) Ruby
9 42 (43.75%) Cucumber
10 34 (35.42%) Pair Programming
11 30 (31.25%) Test Automation
12 29 (30.21%) Python
13 28 (29.17%) C#
14 26 (27.08%) JavaScript
15 24 (25.00%) Unit Testing
15 24 (25.00%) Calabash
15 24 (25.00%) Functional Programming
16 22 (22.92%) User Stories
17 21 (21.88%) Mobile App
17 21 (21.88%) Derivative
17 21 (21.88%) Equity Derivative
17 21 (21.88%) Computer Science
18 20 (20.83%) Refactoring
18 20 (20.83%) Equities
18 20 (20.83%) Front Office
19 19 (19.79%) Android
20 18 (18.75%) Test Scripting
21 16 (16.67%) Automated Testing
22 15 (15.63%) Objective-C

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 4 (4.17%) Node.js
2 3 (3.13%) Confluence
3 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.04%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
1 1 (1.04%) GitHub
1 1 (1.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) SQLite
2 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.04%) MySQL
3 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (43.75%) Cucumber
2 24 (25.00%) Calabash
3 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
4 11 (11.46%) Selenium
5 10 (10.42%) Jenkins
6 9 (9.38%) WebDriver
6 9 (9.38%) JIRA
7 6 (6.25%) Hudson
8 5 (5.21%) Subversion
9 4 (4.17%) Xcode
9 4 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.13%) FitNesse
10 3 (3.13%) Jasmine
10 3 (3.13%) Capybara
11 2 (2.08%) Cobertura
11 2 (2.08%) CodeNarc
11 2 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (2.08%) NUnit
11 2 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (1.04%) Ant
General
1 20 (20.83%) Front Office
2 7 (7.29%) Games
3 6 (6.25%) Banking
3 6 (6.25%) Back Office
4 4 (4.17%) Finance
5 3 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.13%) Publishing
6 1 (1.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
6 1 (1.04%) Electronics
6 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (46.88%) Developer
2 18 (18.75%) Agile Coach
3 17 (17.71%) Java Developer
4 16 (16.67%) Python Developer
5 14 (14.58%) Scala Developer
6 13 (13.54%) Tester
7 11 (11.46%) Test Engineer
8 10 (10.42%) Software Engineer
8 10 (10.42%) Agile Java Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Automation Tester
10 7 (7.29%) Senior Test Engineer
10 7 (7.29%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (6.25%) ScrumMaster
12 5 (5.21%) Senior Developer
12 5 (5.21%) Automation Engineer
13 3 (3.13%) Integration Engineer
13 3 (3.13%) Analyst
14 2 (2.08%) Test Analyst
14 2 (2.08%) Principle Engineer
14 2 (2.08%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) HTML
2 9 (9.38%) .NET
2 9 (9.38%) XML
3 8 (8.33%) CSS
4 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.21%) JSON
5 5 (5.21%) Web Services
5 5 (5.21%) jQuery
5 5 (5.21%) RESTful
5 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (5.21%) REST
5 5 (5.21%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (4.17%) Android SDK
6 4 (4.17%) CSS3
6 4 (4.17%) HTML5
6 4 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (4.17%) WCF
7 3 (3.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.88%) Derivative
1 21 (21.88%) Equity Derivative
1 21 (21.88%) Computer Science
1 21 (21.88%) Mobile App
2 20 (20.83%) Equities
3 7 (7.29%) Open Source
4 6 (6.25%) STB
5 4 (4.17%) Streaming Video
6 3 (3.13%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.13%) Video on Demand
7 2 (2.08%) Kindle
7 2 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.04%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.04%) Blog
8 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.04%) DTV
8 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.04%) Tandem
8 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Android
2 7 (7.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (98.96%) TDD
2 75 (78.13%) Scrum
3 63 (65.63%) BDD
4 55 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (55.21%) Software Engineering
7 49 (51.04%) OO
8 34 (35.42%) Pair Programming
9 30 (31.25%) Test Automation
10 24 (25.00%) Functional Programming
10 24 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 22 (22.92%) User Stories
12 20 (20.83%) Refactoring
13 18 (18.75%) Test Scripting
14 16 (16.67%) Automated Testing
15 15 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (15.63%) Kanban
16 11 (11.46%) Release Management
17 9 (9.38%) OOP
17 9 (9.38%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (65.63%) Java
2 45 (46.88%) Ruby
3 29 (30.21%) Python
4 28 (29.17%) C#
5 26 (27.08%) JavaScript
6 15 (15.63%) Objective-C
6 15 (15.63%) Scala
7 14 (14.58%) Groovy
8 7 (7.29%) SQL
9 4 (4.17%) PHP
10 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.08%) VB
11 2 (2.08%) C
12 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.04%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (1.04%) SAP
2 1 (1.04%) JBoss
2 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.04%) Red Gate
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