The table below looks at the statistics for Feature Driven Development skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Feature Driven Development over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
Rank 594 585 540
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -45
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 19 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.013% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.017% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 12
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£550 £425 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -3.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-14.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.03 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.03 - -

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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
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 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 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 £12.40 £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 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Feature Driven Development
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Feature Driven Development Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Feature Driven Development
Daily Rate Trend

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

Feature Driven Development Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Feature Driven Development
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Feature Driven Development within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Feature Driven Development Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Feature Driven Development
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Feature Driven Development within the UK.

Feature Driven Development Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Feature Driven Development
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Feature Driven Development within the UK over the 3 months to 3 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 -19 19 £550 +29.41% 2
London - 10 £550 -
City of London - 6 £550 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
South East - 3 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
North East - 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Oxford - 1 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 -
Leeds - 1 £375 -

Feature Driven Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Feature Driven Development 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 Feature Driven Development.

1 27 (84.38%) TDD
2 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (78.13%) Scrum
4 18 (56.25%) Kanban
4 18 (56.25%) BDD
5 16 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (46.88%) Java
7 12 (37.50%) User Stories
8 11 (34.38%) JIRA
9 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
9 10 (31.25%) Web Services
10 8 (25.00%) Oracle
10 8 (25.00%) HTML
10 8 (25.00%) Hibernate
10 8 (25.00%) Spring
10 8 (25.00%) Pair Programming
10 8 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (21.88%) SDLC
11 7 (21.88%) ATDD
11 7 (21.88%) Analytics
11 7 (21.88%) Extreme Programming
11 7 (21.88%) Scala
11 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
11 7 (21.88%) SQL
11 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
12 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
12 6 (18.75%) JUnit
12 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
12 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management

Feature Driven Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Feature Driven Development 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 Feature Driven Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 5 (15.63%) Confluence
3 4 (12.50%) GlassFish
3 4 (12.50%) Apache
4 2 (6.25%) CICS
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
5 1 (3.13%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.25%) Adabas
5 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) JIRA
2 6 (18.75%) JUnit
3 5 (15.63%) JBehave
4 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.25%) Log4Net
5 2 (6.25%) TestNG
5 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.25%) Hudson
6 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.13%) Selenium
6 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.13%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (15.63%) Games
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Front Office
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
1 12 (37.50%) ScrumMaster
2 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Field Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.25%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.13%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) Web Services
2 8 (25.00%) HTML
2 8 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (25.00%) Spring
3 5 (15.63%) RESTful
4 4 (12.50%) .NET
4 4 (12.50%) WSDL
4 4 (12.50%) XML Schema
4 4 (12.50%) JAXB
4 4 (12.50%) XML
4 4 (12.50%) Grails
5 3 (9.38%) JMS
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (6.25%) J2EE
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.25%) CSS
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.25%) POCO
6 2 (6.25%) ELMAH
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) W3C
2 4 (12.50%) Web 2.0
3 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) TDD
2 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (78.13%) Scrum
4 18 (56.25%) Kanban
4 18 (56.25%) BDD
5 16 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (37.50%) User Stories
7 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Pair Programming
8 8 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 7 (21.88%) SDLC
9 7 (21.88%) ATDD
9 7 (21.88%) Analytics
9 7 (21.88%) Extreme Programming
10 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
10 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
10 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
10 6 (18.75%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) Scala
3 6 (18.75%) Groovy
4 4 (12.50%) C#
5 3 (9.38%) Perl
5 3 (9.38%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) NATURAL
6 2 (6.25%) JCL
6 2 (6.25%) COBOL
7 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) WSUS
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 3 (9.38%) HP
4 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.38%) Sophos
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) hybris
6 1 (3.13%) ATG
6 1 (3.13%) Endeca