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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank - 266 -
Contract jobs citing ATDD 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.021% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.027% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £333 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+39.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
6834 7291 6310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.61% 77.42% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4208 4016 3367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 236 265
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) OOP
3 6 (75.00%) HTTP
3 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (75.00%) C++
4 5 (62.50%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) SQLite
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) WiX
4 5 (62.50%) MSBuild
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (25.00%) BDD
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) DevOps
7 1 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
7 1 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (12.50%) Rally
7 1 (12.50%) VersionOne

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
1 1 (12.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQLite
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (62.50%) MSBuild
2 5 (62.50%) WiX
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) VersionOne
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C++ Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum Master
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
4 1 (12.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) OOP
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Demand Management
5 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Rally
1 1 (12.50%) VMware