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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 570 514 542
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +28
Contract jobs citing ATDD 37 68 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.13% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.17% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 56 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
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
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

ATDD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ATDD
Top 23 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 22 May 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 -60 34 £425 -15.00% 23
Yorkshire -1 14 £600 +84.61% 1
West Yorkshire +2 13 £600 +84.61% 1
Leeds -3 11 £600 +84.61% 1
London -59 11 £419 -18.29% 15
City of London +10 8 £425 +13.33% 3
Edinburgh - 3 £400 -
Birmingham - 3 £325 -
Scotland - 3 £400 -
West Midlands - 3 £325 -
North West -20 2 £351 +8.07% 3
Luton - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £351 - 3
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - - 3
South West +10 1 £500 -
Dorset - 1 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Oxford - 1 £350 -
Sheffield - 1 £325 -
South East - 1 £350 - 1
Bournemouth - 1 £500 -

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 65 (92.86%) TDD
2 53 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (62.86%) Java
5 39 (55.71%) BDD
6 29 (41.43%) Cucumber
7 23 (32.86%) Ruby
8 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
9 20 (28.57%) Jenkins
9 20 (28.57%) Scrum
9 20 (28.57%) Web Services
10 19 (27.14%) C#
10 19 (27.14%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (27.14%) Test Automation
11 18 (25.71%) MVC
11 18 (25.71%) JIRA
12 17 (24.29%) HTML
13 16 (22.86%) SQL
13 16 (22.86%) Software Engineering
14 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
15 14 (20.00%) CSS
15 14 (20.00%) UNIX
15 14 (20.00%) Finance
15 14 (20.00%) Refactoring
16 13 (18.57%) RESTful
16 13 (18.57%) OO
17 12 (17.14%) Selenium
17 12 (17.14%) Spring
17 12 (17.14%) NoSQL
18 11 (15.71%) Feature Driven Development

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.14%) Confluence
2 4 (5.71%) Node.js
3 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.86%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.71%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.86%) GitHub
4 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) HTTP
2 2 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) NoSQL
2 11 (15.71%) Relational Database
3 9 (12.86%) CouchDB
3 9 (12.86%) Couchbase
4 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.43%) Big Data
6 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (41.43%) Cucumber
2 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
3 20 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 18 (25.71%) JIRA
5 12 (17.14%) Selenium
6 11 (15.71%) WebDriver
7 10 (14.29%) Ant
7 10 (14.29%) Maven
8 8 (11.43%) Hudson
9 7 (10.00%) SpecFlow
9 7 (10.00%) Appium
9 7 (10.00%) Subversion
10 6 (8.57%) JBehave
11 5 (7.14%) TestNG
11 5 (7.14%) Gradle
11 5 (7.14%) JUnit
12 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
12 4 (5.71%) Jasmine
12 4 (5.71%) SoapUI
12 4 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Games
3 4 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Back Office
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Developer
2 14 (20.00%) Agile Coach
3 12 (17.14%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
5 6 (8.57%) Tester
6 5 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.71%) AWS Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.29%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.86%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.86%) PHP Developer
9 2 (2.86%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.57%) Web Services
2 17 (24.29%) HTML
3 14 (20.00%) CSS
4 13 (18.57%) RESTful
5 12 (17.14%) Spring
6 9 (12.86%) ActiveMQ
6 9 (12.86%) JSON
6 9 (12.86%) Spring MVC
7 8 (11.43%) AngularJS
7 8 (11.43%) Gherkin
8 7 (10.00%) HTML5
8 7 (10.00%) XML
9 6 (8.57%) .NET
9 6 (8.57%) Ajax
10 5 (7.14%) Backbone.js
10 5 (7.14%) CSS3
10 5 (7.14%) Android SDK
10 5 (7.14%) jQuery
10 5 (7.14%) XHTML
11 4 (5.71%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Open Source
2 3 (4.29%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.29%) DTV
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.43%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.43%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Tandem
4 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) UNIX
2 10 (14.29%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (92.86%) TDD
2 53 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (55.71%) BDD
5 20 (28.57%) Scrum
6 19 (27.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (27.14%) Test Automation
7 18 (25.71%) MVC
8 16 (22.86%) Software Engineering
9 14 (20.00%) Refactoring
10 13 (18.57%) OO
11 11 (15.71%) Feature Driven Development
11 11 (15.71%) User Stories
11 11 (15.71%) Automated Testing
11 11 (15.71%) E-Commerce
12 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 10 (14.29%) Kanban
12 10 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (8.57%) OOP
13 6 (8.57%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 44 (62.86%) Java
2 23 (32.86%) Ruby
3 19 (27.14%) C#
4 16 (22.86%) SQL
5 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.57%) Scala
7 4 (5.71%) Groovy
8 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.86%) PHP
9 2 (2.86%) C
10 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) ISEB
2 6 (8.57%) Degree
3 5 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.43%) PMP
5 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) ATG
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) Zend
4 1 (1.43%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.43%) SAP
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