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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 256 - 220
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ATDD 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% - 0.027%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% - 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£333 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7304 6451 5356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.64% 72.97% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4013 3471 2635
Average daily rate £396 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.19% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 254 300
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £49.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ATDD across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATDD across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

ATDD Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 1 £265 -
Berkshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
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England

ATDD
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ATDD 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 ATDD.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ATDD 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 ATDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) ScrumMaster
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB