The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
Rank 404 387 421
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +34
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.009% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.012% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate £383 £398 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.64% -16.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £380 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £416 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18535 16423 20573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.61% 76.02% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13086 11421 13439
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 222 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Feature Driven Development
England

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 18 April 2014.

Feature Driven Development Daily Rate Histogram in London

Feature Driven Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (65.00%) Scrum
2 12 (60.00%) TDD
3 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (45.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) BDD
4 7 (35.00%) Change Management
4 7 (35.00%) Project Management
4 7 (35.00%) Back Office
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) Migration
4 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Kanban
4 7 (35.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (35.00%) Matrix Management
5 6 (30.00%) PeopleSoft
5 6 (30.00%) Siebel
5 6 (30.00%) Front Office
6 5 (25.00%) ERP
6 5 (25.00%) OO
6 5 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (25.00%) WPF
6 5 (25.00%) Hedge funds
6 5 (25.00%) CQRS
7 4 (20.00%) AutoMapper
7 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (20.00%) Backbone.js

Feature Driven Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (15.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 7 (35.00%) Back Office
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Front Office
3 3 (15.00%) Games
4 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) ERP Manager
3 4 (20.00%) ERP Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.00%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation Manager
5 2 (10.00%) WPF Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) WPF
3 4 (20.00%) AutoMapper
3 4 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 3 (15.00%) NHibernate
4 3 (15.00%) RESTful
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Castle Windsor
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 4 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Scrum
2 12 (60.00%) TDD
3 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (45.00%) BDD
4 7 (35.00%) Change Management
4 7 (35.00%) Project Management
4 7 (35.00%) Migration
4 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Kanban
4 7 (35.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (35.00%) Matrix Management
5 5 (25.00%) ERP
5 5 (25.00%) OO
5 5 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (25.00%) CQRS
6 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (20.00%) Refactoring
6 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) PeopleSoft
1 6 (30.00%) Siebel
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Mercator