The table below looks at the statistics for Feature Driven Development 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 Feature Driven Development over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
Rank 389 408 363
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -45
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 14 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.038% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.049% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £405 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £155.00
Feature Driven Development
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Feature Driven Development
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Feature Driven Development across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Feature Driven Development Jobs Demand Trend in London

Feature Driven Development
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development across the London region.

Feature Driven Development Daily Rate Trend in London

Feature Driven Development
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Feature Driven Development across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Feature Driven Development Daily Rate Histogram in London

Feature Driven Development
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 Feature Driven Development within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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 +9 8 £350 -15.15%
Docklands, London - - - -
Feature Driven Development
England

Feature Driven Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Feature Driven Development 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 Feature Driven Development.

1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (100.00%) TDD
2 15 (93.75%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (93.75%) ATDD
3 12 (75.00%) Java
4 10 (62.50%) Kanban
5 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
5 9 (56.25%) Games
5 9 (56.25%) Scrum
6 7 (43.75%) JIRA
6 7 (43.75%) Scala
6 7 (43.75%) BDD
7 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
7 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
7 6 (37.50%) Hudson
7 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
7 6 (37.50%) JBehave
7 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
7 6 (37.50%) V-Model
7 6 (37.50%) TestNG
7 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
7 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
7 6 (37.50%) QA
7 6 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (37.50%) Selenium
7 6 (37.50%) Use Case
7 6 (37.50%) Groovy
7 6 (37.50%) SQL
7 6 (37.50%) JUnit
8 5 (31.25%) ISEB

Feature Driven Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Feature Driven Development 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 Feature Driven Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
1 5 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) JIRA
2 6 (37.50%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (37.50%) TestNG
2 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (37.50%) JBehave
2 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 6 (37.50%) Hudson
2 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (37.50%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (56.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) ScrumMaster
2 3 (18.75%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Automated Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Scala Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) Velocity
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) Akka
3 1 (6.25%) Scalatra
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (100.00%) TDD
2 15 (93.75%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (93.75%) ATDD
3 10 (62.50%) Kanban
4 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Scrum
5 7 (43.75%) BDD
6 6 (37.50%) Use Case
6 6 (37.50%) V-Model
6 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
7 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
9 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (12.50%) User Stories
9 2 (12.50%) Dependency Management
9 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 2 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Scala
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Atlassian