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 26 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank - 257 -
Contract jobs citing ATDD 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.011% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.014% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7339 7317 6743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.12% 78.59% 75.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4510 4157 3755
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 262 280
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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