The table below looks at the statistics for ATDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 252 265 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing ATDD 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.068% 0.021% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.026% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +40.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
ATDD
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7189 7638 7042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.48% 79.94% 76.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4354 4594 3872
Median daily rate £423 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 244 254
Median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ATDD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ATDD
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ATDD Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ATDD
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +2 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 £375 - 1
ATDD
England

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 South East region with a requirement for ATDD.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) User Stories
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Testing
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
5 2 (33.33%) Kanban
5 2 (33.33%) Android
5 2 (33.33%) iPhone
5 2 (33.33%) Games
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
6 1 (16.67%) WCF
6 1 (16.67%) WPF
6 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) C++

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum Master
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Web Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) DCOM
1 1 (16.67%) MAPI
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) User Stories
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) OOD
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow