The table below looks at the statistics for ATDD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 613 602 567
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -35
Contract jobs citing ATDD 48 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.070% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.088% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 37
Median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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
44695 45488 42364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 79.85% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 29430 26290
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ATDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

ATDD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ATDD
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England -3 41 £400 -5.88% 7
London +7 29 £400 -5.88% 3
East of England +27 8 £250 -
City of London +46 7 £375 -11.70%
South Wales - 6 £475 -
Cardiff - 6 £475 -
Wales - 6 £475 -
Bedfordshire +7 4 £480 -
South East +4 4 £375 +15.38% 3
Luton +2 4 £480 -
Essex - 4 £250 -
Hampshire +2 2 - -
Bromley -3 2 £518 -
Hayes - 2 £375 -
Newbury - 2 £375 -
Berkshire - 2 £375 - 3
Leeds -8 1 £600 +2.12%
West Yorkshire -16 1 £600 +2.12%
Yorkshire -22 1 £600 +2.12%
North East - 1 £355 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £355 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £355 - 1
Basildon - 1 - -
Havant - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £500 - 1
Scotland - 1 £500 - 1

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for ATDD.

1 103 (98.10%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (90.48%) TDD
3 74 (70.48%) BDD
4 65 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (50.48%) Scrum
6 51 (48.57%) JavaScript
7 50 (47.62%) AngularJS
8 46 (43.81%) C#
9 45 (42.86%) HTML
10 44 (41.90%) HTML5
11 41 (39.05%) CSS
12 40 (38.10%) CSS3
13 38 (36.19%) .NET
14 36 (34.29%) Cucumber
15 35 (33.33%) Unit Testing
15 35 (33.33%) jQuery
16 34 (32.38%) NUnit
17 33 (31.43%) Finance
18 32 (30.48%) DevOps
19 31 (29.52%) Mentoring
20 30 (28.57%) Selenium
20 30 (28.57%) Git (software)
20 30 (28.57%) Visual Studio
21 29 (27.62%) Java
21 29 (27.62%) Test Automation
22 27 (25.71%) SpecFlow
23 26 (24.76%) Continuous Improvement
23 26 (24.76%) Web Development
24 25 (23.81%) MSTest
24 25 (23.81%) OO

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.76%) Confluence
2 2 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.95%) Apache
3 1 (0.95%) CMS
3 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) GitHub
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) CloudBees
3 2 (1.90%) IaaS
3 2 (1.90%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.90%) PaaS
3 2 (1.90%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.19%) MongoDB
2 13 (12.38%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.67%) Couchbase
3 7 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (34.29%) Cucumber
2 34 (32.38%) NUnit
3 30 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 30 (28.57%) Selenium
3 30 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 27 (25.71%) SpecFlow
5 25 (23.81%) MSTest
6 24 (22.86%) MbUnit
7 22 (20.95%) Jenkins
8 21 (20.00%) Jasmine
9 19 (18.10%) JUnit
9 19 (18.10%) WebDriver
10 17 (16.19%) Mocha
10 17 (16.19%) Protractor
11 12 (11.43%) QUnit
11 12 (11.43%) Sinon.JS
12 11 (10.48%) JIRA
12 11 (10.48%) Maven
12 11 (10.48%) TeamCity
13 10 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 33 (31.43%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Games
3 11 (10.48%) Banking
4 9 (8.57%) Retail
5 4 (3.81%) Wholesale Banking
6 2 (1.90%) Automotive
7 1 (0.95%) Back Office
7 1 (0.95%) Electronics
7 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.95%) Marketing
7 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (53.33%) Developer
2 22 (20.95%) Agile Developer
3 21 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 18 (17.14%) Senior Agile Developer
5 15 (14.29%) Scrum Master
6 14 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (8.57%) Test Engineer
8 8 (7.62%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.62%) QA Engineer
8 8 (7.62%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 7 (6.67%) Developer in Test
9 7 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (5.71%) Angular Developer
11 5 (4.76%) Analyst
11 5 (4.76%) JavaScript Engineer
11 5 (4.76%) Test Analyst
12 4 (3.81%) Architect
12 4 (3.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 3 (2.86%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (47.62%) AngularJS
2 45 (42.86%) HTML
3 44 (41.90%) HTML5
4 41 (39.05%) CSS
5 40 (38.10%) CSS3
6 38 (36.19%) .NET
7 35 (33.33%) jQuery
8 24 (22.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (22.86%) KnockoutJS
8 24 (22.86%) WCF
8 24 (22.86%) Web Services
9 20 (19.05%) Gherkin
10 16 (15.24%) Node.js
11 14 (13.33%) Sass
12 12 (11.43%) MEAN Stack
12 12 (11.43%) Velocity
12 12 (11.43%) XML
13 10 (9.52%) JSON
13 10 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (7.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.38%) User Experience
3 7 (6.67%) Video on Demand
4 6 (5.71%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.81%) IVR
6 4 (3.81%) Smartcard
7 3 (2.86%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.95%) iPhone
8 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.86%) Unix
2 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.95%) Android
3 1 (0.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (98.10%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (90.48%) TDD
3 74 (70.48%) BDD
4 65 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (50.48%) Scrum
6 35 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 32 (30.48%) DevOps
8 31 (29.52%) Mentoring
9 29 (27.62%) Test Automation
10 26 (24.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (24.76%) Web Development
11 25 (23.81%) OO
12 24 (22.86%) MVC
12 24 (22.86%) Test-First Development
13 23 (21.90%) Pair Programming
14 22 (20.95%) Kanban
15 21 (20.00%) User Stories
16 17 (16.19%) Automated Testing
17 16 (15.24%) OOP
18 15 (14.29%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (48.57%) JavaScript
2 46 (43.81%) C#
3 29 (27.62%) Java
4 24 (22.86%) TypeScript
5 15 (14.29%) Ruby
6 10 (9.52%) ECMAScript
6 10 (9.52%) ES6
6 10 (9.52%) SQL
7 6 (5.71%) Groovy
8 5 (4.76%) Python
9 4 (3.81%) Perl
9 4 (3.81%) Scala
10 3 (2.86%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.95%) C++
11 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) Degree
2 7 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (4.76%) ISEB
3 5 (4.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.05%) QA
2 10 (9.52%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle
2 4 (3.81%) SAP
3 3 (2.86%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.90%) Infor
4 2 (1.90%) Rally
4 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.95%) Informatica
5 1 (0.95%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £43,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: 6 days ago