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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Feature Driven Development over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
Rank 612 649 630
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -19
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 24 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.026% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.032% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Median daily rate £478 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £358 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.45% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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
43784 46844 44845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.14% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29028 30621 28126
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1146 1304 1230
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Feature Driven Development
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Feature Driven Development within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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 +29 24 £478 +23.22% 2
East of England +26 14 £490 -
Bedfordshire - 14 £490 -
Luton - 14 £490 -
London +9 10 £438 - 1
City of London - 1 £425 - 1

Feature Driven Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Feature Driven Development 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 Feature Driven Development.

1 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (80.00%) TDD
3 22 (62.86%) ATDD
4 20 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (51.43%) BDD
6 17 (48.57%) C#
7 16 (45.71%) TeamCity
7 16 (45.71%) QA
7 16 (45.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
9 14 (40.00%) Defect Management
9 14 (40.00%) Jenkins
9 14 (40.00%) E-Commerce
9 14 (40.00%) JIRA
10 13 (37.14%) Java
10 13 (37.14%) Cucumber
10 13 (37.14%) SpecFlow
10 13 (37.14%) Selenium
11 12 (34.29%) TestNG
11 12 (34.29%) JBehave
11 12 (34.29%) WebDriver
11 12 (34.29%) SDET
11 12 (34.29%) SoapUI
11 12 (34.29%) Perl
11 12 (34.29%) JUnit
11 12 (34.29%) Python
11 12 (34.29%) Ruby
12 11 (31.43%) Maven
13 10 (28.57%) Ant

Feature Driven Development
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 1 (2.86%) CMS
1 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) JDE World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) TeamCity
2 15 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 14 (40.00%) JIRA
4 13 (37.14%) Cucumber
4 13 (37.14%) Selenium
4 13 (37.14%) SpecFlow
5 12 (34.29%) JBehave
5 12 (34.29%) JUnit
5 12 (34.29%) SoapUI
5 12 (34.29%) TestNG
5 12 (34.29%) WebDriver
6 11 (31.43%) Maven
7 10 (28.57%) Ant
8 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
9 2 (5.71%) Bugzilla
9 2 (5.71%) FogBugz
9 2 (5.71%) Hudson
9 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
9 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
1 5 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
2 1 (2.86%) Danish Language
2 1 (2.86%) Finnish Language
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Test Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Scrum Master
3 8 (22.86%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Agile Scrum Master
6 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Developer in Test
7 4 (11.43%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) EDI
2 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.57%) REST
3 2 (5.71%) Akka
3 2 (5.71%) J2EE
3 2 (5.71%) RESTful
3 2 (5.71%) Scalatra
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.86%) Java EE
4 1 (2.86%) SAP PI
4 1 (2.86%) Velocity
4 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) AS400
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (80.00%) TDD
3 22 (62.86%) ATDD
4 20 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (51.43%) BDD
6 16 (45.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (40.00%) Defect Management
7 14 (40.00%) E-Commerce
7 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
8 10 (28.57%) Kanban
9 9 (25.71%) Scrum
10 7 (20.00%) User Stories
11 5 (14.29%) API Testing
11 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
12 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
12 4 (11.43%) SDLC
13 3 (8.57%) Analytics
13 3 (8.57%) Coaching
13 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (8.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) C#
2 13 (37.14%) Java
3 12 (34.29%) Perl
3 12 (34.29%) Python
3 12 (34.29%) Ruby
4 5 (14.29%) RPG
5 3 (8.57%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.71%) Scala
7 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) ISEB
1 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) QA
2 12 (34.29%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
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