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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Feature Driven Development over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
England / London
Rank 390 403 384
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 6 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.010% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.012% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 10
Median daily rate £438 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £550 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £550 £308
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +78.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
16365 17295 16935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.53% 84.25% 81.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11791 12229 12258
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 207 191
Median hourly rate £30.43 £25.94 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% +26.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Feature Driven Development
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Feature Driven Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Feature Driven Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Feature Driven Development.

1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (47.06%) ATDD
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
5 6 (35.29%) Kanban
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) AS400
6 5 (29.41%) JD Edwards
6 5 (29.41%) DB2
6 5 (29.41%) RPG
6 5 (29.41%) EDI
6 5 (29.41%) Games
6 5 (29.41%) JDE World
6 5 (29.41%) User Stories
6 5 (29.41%) Coaching
7 4 (23.53%) SDLC
7 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
7 4 (23.53%) BDD
8 3 (17.65%) Hudson
8 3 (17.65%) V-Model
8 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
8 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
8 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (17.65%) FogBugz
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
8 3 (17.65%) User Experience
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (17.65%) Exploratory Testing

Feature Driven Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
1 1 (5.88%) PBX
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (17.65%) Bugzilla
2 3 (17.65%) FogBugz
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Hudson
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
3 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.88%) GitLab
4 1 (5.88%) Travis CI
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.88%) Xcode
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Scrum Master
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Scrum Master
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) JDE Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) QA Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Coach
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Exploratory Tester
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) EDI
2 2 (11.76%) JSON
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) AVFoundation
3 1 (5.88%) Core Data
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) OAuth
3 1 (5.88%) OAuth2
3 1 (5.88%) OpenID
3 1 (5.88%) QuartzCore
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) WebRTC
3 1 (5.88%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) AS400
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) ATDD
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
5 6 (35.29%) Kanban
6 5 (29.41%) Coaching
6 5 (29.41%) User Stories
7 4 (23.53%) BDD
7 4 (23.53%) SDLC
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
8 3 (17.65%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Use Case
8 3 (17.65%) V-Model
9 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Logistics
9 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) RPG
2 2 (11.76%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Apple Swift
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.88%) BroadSoft
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) SAP