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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 381 407 418
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +11
Contract jobs citing ATDD 36 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.060% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.077% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 3
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£450 £500 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £553 £403 £343
% change year-on-year
+37.26% +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
19023 19471 19662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.91% 77.48% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13369 13614 13272
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
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 231 243 369
Average hourly rate £21.62 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.97 £15.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 12 September 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 12 September 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
Docklands, London - - - -
ATDD
England

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 88 (98.88%) TDD
2 86 (96.63%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (77.53%) Scrum
4 61 (68.54%) BDD
5 57 (64.04%) Java
6 50 (56.18%) OO
7 49 (55.06%) Software Engineering
7 49 (55.06%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (42.70%) Ruby
9 36 (40.45%) Pair Programming
10 35 (39.33%) Cucumber
11 28 (31.46%) Test Automation
12 27 (30.34%) Python
13 26 (29.21%) JavaScript
14 24 (26.97%) Unit Testing
14 24 (26.97%) Functional Programming
15 23 (25.84%) C#
16 21 (23.60%) Derivative
16 21 (23.60%) Equity Derivative
16 21 (23.60%) Computer Science
16 21 (23.60%) Calabash
17 20 (22.47%) User Stories
17 20 (22.47%) Android
17 20 (22.47%) Equities
17 20 (22.47%) Front Office
18 19 (21.35%) Refactoring
18 19 (21.35%) Mobile App
19 16 (17.98%) Automated Testing
19 16 (17.98%) Test Scripting
20 15 (16.85%) Scala

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (4.49%) Confluence
1 4 (4.49%) Node.js
2 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) GitHub
2 1 (1.12%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) MySQL
2 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.25%) SQLite
3 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (39.33%) Cucumber
2 21 (23.60%) Calabash
3 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
4 11 (12.36%) Selenium
4 11 (12.36%) JIRA
5 9 (10.11%) Jenkins
6 8 (8.99%) Subversion
7 7 (7.87%) WebDriver
8 5 (5.62%) Hudson
9 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.37%) FitNesse
10 3 (3.37%) Xcode
10 3 (3.37%) Capybara
11 2 (2.25%) NUnit
11 2 (2.25%) Ant
11 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (1.12%) MSTest
12 1 (1.12%) ReSharper
General
1 20 (22.47%) Front Office
2 6 (6.74%) Back Office
2 6 (6.74%) Games
2 6 (6.74%) Banking
3 3 (3.37%) Finance
3 3 (3.37%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.37%) Publishing
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (52.81%) Developer
2 18 (20.22%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.98%) Python Developer
4 14 (15.73%) Scala Developer
5 13 (14.61%) Agile Coach
6 12 (13.48%) Tester
7 10 (11.24%) Test Engineer
7 10 (11.24%) Agile Java Developer
8 9 (10.11%) Automation Tester
8 9 (10.11%) Software Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) Senior Test Engineer
10 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
11 5 (5.62%) Automation Engineer
12 4 (4.49%) ScrumMaster
13 3 (3.37%) Integration Engineer
14 2 (2.25%) Senior Java Developer
14 2 (2.25%) Senior .NET Developer
14 2 (2.25%) Lead Java Developer
14 2 (2.25%) Mobile Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.48%) HTML
2 10 (11.24%) CSS
2 10 (11.24%) XML
3 9 (10.11%) .NET
4 8 (8.99%) REST
5 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.74%) Web Services
5 6 (6.74%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.74%) JSON
6 5 (5.62%) CSS3
6 5 (5.62%) jQuery
6 5 (5.62%) RESTful
6 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (5.62%) HTML5
6 5 (5.62%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (4.49%) Sass
7 4 (4.49%) Android SDK
7 4 (4.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (4.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.60%) Derivative
1 21 (23.60%) Equity Derivative
1 21 (23.60%) Computer Science
2 20 (22.47%) Equities
3 19 (21.35%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.87%) Open Source
5 5 (5.62%) Streaming Video
6 4 (4.49%) STB
6 4 (4.49%) N-Tier
7 3 (3.37%) Video on Demand
8 2 (2.25%) Kindle
8 2 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.12%) Xbox
9 1 (1.12%) User Experience
9 1 (1.12%) Blog
9 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.12%) DTV
9 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.47%) Android
2 8 (8.99%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (98.88%) TDD
2 86 (96.63%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (77.53%) Scrum
4 61 (68.54%) BDD
5 50 (56.18%) OO
6 49 (55.06%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (55.06%) Software Engineering
7 36 (40.45%) Pair Programming
8 28 (31.46%) Test Automation
9 24 (26.97%) Functional Programming
9 24 (26.97%) Unit Testing
10 20 (22.47%) User Stories
11 19 (21.35%) Refactoring
12 16 (17.98%) Automated Testing
12 16 (17.98%) Test Scripting
13 12 (13.48%) Kanban
14 11 (12.36%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (11.24%) Coaching
16 9 (10.11%) Release Management
16 9 (10.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 57 (64.04%) Java
2 38 (42.70%) Ruby
3 27 (30.34%) Python
4 26 (29.21%) JavaScript
5 23 (25.84%) C#
6 15 (16.85%) Scala
7 14 (15.73%) Objective-C
8 12 (13.48%) Groovy
9 8 (8.99%) SQL
10 4 (4.49%) PHP
11 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.25%) C
13 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (5.62%) Oracle
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.37%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.25%) JBoss
4 1 (1.12%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.12%) SAP
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