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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
Rank 606 574 601
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +27
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 6 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.023% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% 0.031% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
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£413 £465 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +16.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+16.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
42716 39097 41510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.16% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 24121 24021
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1186 1114 1519
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 12 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 19 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 6 £413 -12.23% 4
London +9 1 £413 -12.23% 3
South East +1 1 £308 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £450 -
Slough - 1 £308 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £308 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £450 -
East of England - 1 £450 -
East Sussex - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -

Feature Driven Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (75.00%) Scrum
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Kanban
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) JBoss
5 4 (33.33%) Apache
5 4 (33.33%) C++
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (33.33%) Dojo
5 4 (33.33%) Selenium
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (33.33%) User Stories
5 4 (33.33%) Big Data
6 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (25.00%) Maven
6 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) ATDD
6 3 (25.00%) Games

Feature Driven Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Big Data
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) Zephyr
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 3 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 3 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) Dojo
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) Swing
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Scrum
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Kanban
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) User Stories
6 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) ATDD
7 2 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) Time Management
7 2 (16.67%) Coaching
8 1 (8.33%) Analytics
8 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C++
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Groovy
2 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) JBoss
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
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