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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 568 544 537
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -7
Contract jobs citing ATDD 41 47 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.089% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.12% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -14.47%
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
42553 40275 36728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.55% 76.11% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27470 25080 22041
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1143 1189 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the UK over the 3 months to 6 July 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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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 -20 39 £425 -10.52% 14
Yorkshire - 15 £575 -
London -24 14 £419 -11.84% 11
West Yorkshire - 14 £588 -
Leeds - 12 £588 -
City of London +1 8 £425 +32.81%
North West -16 3 £365 +12.30%
Manchester - 3 £365 -
South West -7 2 £500 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £325 -
Luton - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £400 -
East of England - 2 - - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £400 -
Birmingham - 2 £325 -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Dorset - 1 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 -
Somerset - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
South East - 1 £350 - 1
Bournemouth - 1 £500 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £350 -
Sheffield - 1 £325 -
Yeovil - 1 - - 1

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 58 (89.23%) TDD
2 48 (73.85%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (67.69%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (60.00%) Java
5 35 (53.85%) BDD
6 28 (43.08%) Cucumber
7 24 (36.92%) Ruby
8 21 (32.31%) Web Services
8 21 (32.31%) Test Automation
9 19 (29.23%) C#
9 19 (29.23%) Scrum
10 17 (26.15%) Software Engineering
10 17 (26.15%) Finance
11 15 (23.08%) MVC
11 15 (23.08%) UNIX
11 15 (23.08%) Refactoring
11 15 (23.08%) Git (software)
12 14 (21.54%) RESTful
12 14 (21.54%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (21.54%) HTML
12 14 (21.54%) SQL
13 13 (20.00%) Spring
13 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
14 12 (18.46%) Mentoring
14 12 (18.46%) NoSQL
14 12 (18.46%) JIRA
14 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
14 12 (18.46%) OO
15 11 (16.92%) Linux
15 11 (16.92%) CSS

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (7.69%) Confluence
2 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.54%) ATG Dynamo
4 1 (1.54%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) PaaS
2 2 (3.08%) GitHub
3 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) HTTP
2 2 (3.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) NoSQL
2 10 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.85%) Couchbase
3 9 (13.85%) CouchDB
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.08%) Big Data
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (43.08%) Cucumber
2 15 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (18.46%) JIRA
5 10 (15.38%) Selenium
5 10 (15.38%) Ant
5 10 (15.38%) Maven
6 9 (13.85%) WebDriver
7 8 (12.31%) SpecFlow
8 7 (10.77%) Appium
9 6 (9.23%) Subversion
10 5 (7.69%) Gradle
10 5 (7.69%) Hudson
11 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
12 3 (4.62%) JUnit
12 3 (4.62%) NUnit
12 3 (4.62%) MSTest
12 3 (4.62%) JBehave
12 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (4.62%) Calabash
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Games
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Electronics
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (41.54%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) Agile Coach
3 13 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.15%) AWS Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Tester
6 3 (4.62%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.08%) QA Leader
7 2 (3.08%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) C Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.31%) Web Services
2 14 (21.54%) HTML
2 14 (21.54%) RESTful
3 13 (20.00%) Spring
4 11 (16.92%) CSS
5 10 (15.38%) Spring MVC
6 9 (13.85%) JSON
6 9 (13.85%) ActiveMQ
7 8 (12.31%) XML
7 8 (12.31%) Gherkin
8 7 (10.77%) .NET
9 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
10 5 (7.69%) Android SDK
11 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (6.15%) Ajax
11 4 (6.15%) jQuery
11 4 (6.15%) HTML5
11 4 (6.15%) Hibernate
11 4 (6.15%) WCF
12 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) DTV
2 3 (4.62%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.54%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.54%) Tandem
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) UNIX
2 11 (16.92%) Linux
3 5 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (89.23%) TDD
2 48 (73.85%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (67.69%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (53.85%) BDD
5 21 (32.31%) Test Automation
6 19 (29.23%) Scrum
7 17 (26.15%) Software Engineering
8 15 (23.08%) Refactoring
8 15 (23.08%) MVC
9 14 (21.54%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (18.46%) Mentoring
10 12 (18.46%) OO
11 11 (16.92%) User Stories
12 10 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (13.85%) Automated Testing
13 9 (13.85%) Kanban
14 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
15 7 (10.77%) Feature Driven Development
16 6 (9.23%) Domain-Driven Design
16 6 (9.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.00%) Java
2 24 (36.92%) Ruby
3 19 (29.23%) C#
4 14 (21.54%) SQL
5 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.62%) Scala
6 3 (4.62%) C
7 2 (3.08%) PHP
7 2 (3.08%) C++
8 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.54%) Groovy
8 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) ISEB
2 4 (6.15%) Degree
3 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.08%) SAP
3 2 (3.08%) Zend
4 1 (1.54%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.54%) HP
4 1 (1.54%) ATG
4 1 (1.54%) Endeca
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
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