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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank - 146 131
Contract jobs citing ATDD 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.081% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.11% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
ATDD
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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
3041 2840 2333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.07% 76.92% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1919 1679 1251
Median daily rate £415 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 124 97
Median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +18.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Trello
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Rally
2 1 (50.00%) VersionOne
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) Trello
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) VersionOne
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum Master
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Rally