The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
Rank 580 533 578
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +45
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.010% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.017% 0.014% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate £300 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40055 34550 41999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.38% 72.44% 69.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24990 20571 23942
Average daily rate £400 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1039 1411
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%

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 24 April 2014.

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 9 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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -9 7 £300 -7.69%
England -46 7 £300 -20.00%
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Luton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
South East - - - -

Feature Driven Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 13 (65.00%) Scrum
2 12 (60.00%) TDD
3 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (45.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) BDD
4 7 (35.00%) Change Management
4 7 (35.00%) Project Management
4 7 (35.00%) Back Office
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) Migration
4 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Kanban
4 7 (35.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (35.00%) Matrix Management
5 6 (30.00%) PeopleSoft
5 6 (30.00%) Siebel
5 6 (30.00%) Front Office
6 5 (25.00%) ERP
6 5 (25.00%) OO
6 5 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (25.00%) WPF
6 5 (25.00%) Hedge funds
6 5 (25.00%) CQRS
7 4 (20.00%) AutoMapper
7 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (20.00%) Backbone.js

Feature Driven Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (15.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 7 (35.00%) Back Office
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Front Office
3 3 (15.00%) Games
4 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) ERP Manager
3 4 (20.00%) ERP Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) WPF Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Transformation Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) WPF
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 4 (20.00%) AutoMapper
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (15.00%) NHibernate
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 3 (15.00%) RESTful
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 4 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Scrum
2 12 (60.00%) TDD
3 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (45.00%) BDD
4 7 (35.00%) Kanban
4 7 (35.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (35.00%) Matrix Management
4 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (35.00%) Project Management
4 7 (35.00%) Change Management
4 7 (35.00%) Migration
4 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (25.00%) OO
5 5 (25.00%) ERP
5 5 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (25.00%) CQRS
6 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (20.00%) MVC
6 4 (20.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) PeopleSoft
1 6 (30.00%) Siebel
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Mercator