The table below looks at the statistics for ATDD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 571 528 554
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +26
Contract jobs citing ATDD 23 72 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.13% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.17% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 47 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £317 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £700 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42559 41264 35676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.38% 74.73% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25722 21281
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1225 1158 1074
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ATDD within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ATDD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ATDD
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ATDD within the UK.

ATDD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ATDD
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATDD within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

ATDD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ATDD
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
England -52 20 £370 -26.00% 17
London -52 8 £438 -12.50% 11
Yorkshire -13 5 £325 -
City of London +12 3 £375 - 2
Scotland +7 3 £400 -
West Yorkshire -9 3 - -
Leeds -13 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £400 -
North West -18 2 £351 +17.08% 2
South East - 2 £333 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £325 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
Birmingham - 2 £325 -
Manchester - 2 £351 - 2
Sheffield - 2 £325 -
East of England +22 1 - - 2
Woking - 1 £265 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £400 -
Surrey - 1 £265 -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Luton - 1 - -

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 53 (85.48%) TDD
2 48 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (66.13%) BDD
5 32 (51.61%) Java
6 25 (40.32%) Scrum
7 21 (33.87%) SQL
8 20 (32.26%) Git (software)
8 20 (32.26%) Cucumber
9 18 (29.03%) Jenkins
10 17 (27.42%) HTML
10 17 (27.42%) Web Services
11 16 (25.81%) JIRA
12 15 (24.19%) Finance
12 15 (24.19%) OO
12 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
12 15 (24.19%) MVC
13 14 (22.58%) CSS
14 13 (20.97%) UNIX
14 13 (20.97%) C#
14 13 (20.97%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (20.97%) Kanban
14 13 (20.97%) Feature Driven Development
15 12 (19.35%) WebDriver
15 12 (19.35%) RESTful
15 12 (19.35%) Selenium
15 12 (19.35%) Automated Testing
15 12 (19.35%) Ruby
16 11 (17.74%) QA
16 11 (17.74%) .NET

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (8.06%) Confluence
2 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.84%) Node.js
3 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.23%) ATG Dynamo
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) OpenShift
3 2 (3.23%) GitHub
4 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) HTTP
2 2 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) NoSQL
2 10 (16.13%) Couchbase
2 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
4 8 (12.90%) CouchDB
5 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (9.68%) SSDT
5 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
6 5 (8.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.84%) Big Data
8 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.23%) QlikView
9 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (32.26%) Git (software)
1 20 (32.26%) Cucumber
2 18 (29.03%) Jenkins
3 16 (25.81%) JIRA
4 12 (19.35%) WebDriver
4 12 (19.35%) Selenium
5 11 (17.74%) SpecFlow
6 10 (16.13%) Ant
6 10 (16.13%) Maven
7 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
8 8 (12.90%) Appium
8 8 (12.90%) Hudson
9 7 (11.29%) Subversion
9 7 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (8.06%) JUnit
10 5 (8.06%) JBehave
10 5 (8.06%) TestNG
10 5 (8.06%) Gradle
11 4 (6.45%) Jasmine
11 4 (6.45%) Calabash
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Games
3 2 (3.23%) Electronics
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Developer
2 10 (16.13%) ScrumMaster
3 8 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) ETL Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Tester
5 4 (6.45%) AWS Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Test Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) QA Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Automation Tester
6 3 (4.84%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Agile Coach
7 2 (3.23%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (3.23%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) HTML
1 17 (27.42%) Web Services
2 14 (22.58%) CSS
3 12 (19.35%) RESTful
4 11 (17.74%) .NET
5 8 (12.90%) ActiveMQ
5 8 (12.90%) Spring
5 8 (12.90%) JSON
5 8 (12.90%) Spring MVC
6 7 (11.29%) HTML5
6 7 (11.29%) Gherkin
7 6 (9.68%) XML
7 6 (9.68%) Ajax
8 5 (8.06%) jQuery
8 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (8.06%) Android SDK
8 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
8 5 (8.06%) CSS3
9 4 (6.45%) REST
9 4 (6.45%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) DTV
2 3 (4.84%) Clustering
2 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.84%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.84%) Open Source
2 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.23%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.61%) Tandem
4 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.61%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) UNIX
2 9 (14.52%) Linux
3 6 (9.68%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (85.48%) TDD
2 48 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (66.13%) BDD
5 25 (40.32%) Scrum
6 15 (24.19%) OO
6 15 (24.19%) MVC
7 13 (20.97%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (20.97%) Kanban
7 13 (20.97%) Feature Driven Development
8 12 (19.35%) Automated Testing
9 9 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (12.90%) User Stories
10 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
10 8 (12.90%) SOA
11 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
12 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
12 6 (9.68%) Use Case
12 6 (9.68%) OOP
12 6 (9.68%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (51.61%) Java
2 21 (33.87%) SQL
3 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.97%) C#
5 12 (19.35%) Ruby
6 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
7 6 (9.68%) Scala
8 4 (6.45%) Groovy
9 2 (3.23%) PHP
9 2 (3.23%) C
10 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.61%) C++
10 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) ISEB
2 6 (9.68%) Degree
3 5 (8.06%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.61%) PMP
5 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) SAP
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) ATG
4 2 (3.23%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.23%) Zend
5 1 (1.61%) Red Gate
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