The table below looks at the statistics for ATDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
England / North West
Rank 131 147 143
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing ATDD 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.054% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.065% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £488 £488 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +39.28%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2155 3066 2591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.10% 82.38% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1856 1498
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 135 111
Median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.70 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing ATDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ATDD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ATDD
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ATDD across the North West region.

ATDD Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ATDD
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATDD across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

ATDD Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

ATDD
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 2 £519 - 1
Cheshire +25 1 £413 -15.38%
ATDD
England

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ATDD 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 North West region with a requirement for ATDD.

1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) HDInsight
3 3 (60.00%) Spark SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Spark Streaming
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Electronics
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (40.00%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (40.00%) Google

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (60.00%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (60.00%) HDInsight
1 3 (60.00%) Spark SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (20.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (20.00%) CouchDB
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Gradle
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Big Data Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Hadoop Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) Feature Driven Development
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) SAP