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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
Rank 598 595 573
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 26 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.041% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.052% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 8
Average daily rate £550 £418 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.73% -4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £308 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £308 -
% change year-on-year
+74.79% -
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
41848 40077 37882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.28% 77.58% 76.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27401 25574 22963
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1200 1065 1153
Average hourly rate £39.34 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.30% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 20 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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -24 26 £550 +31.73% 1
North West - 10 £525 -
Leeds - 8 £530 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £530 -
Yorkshire - 8 £530 -
North East - 6 £563 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £563 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £563 -
South East -4 4 £380 +23.57%
Cheshire - 4 £675 -
Lancashire - 4 £486 -
Warrington - 4 £675 -
Blackpool - 4 £486 -
London -5 3 £563 +12.50%
Surrey - 3 - -
City of London +38 1 £550 +34.14%
Bolton - 1 £380 -
Oxford - 1 £380 -
Manchester - 1 £380 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £380 -

Feature Driven Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (80.00%) Kanban
3 34 (75.56%) Scrum
4 17 (37.78%) User Stories
4 17 (37.78%) TDD
5 16 (35.56%) Mentoring
6 13 (28.89%) DSDM
7 12 (26.67%) Selenium
7 12 (26.67%) Cucumber
7 12 (26.67%) Scrum-ban
8 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (24.44%) HP
8 11 (24.44%) Extreme Programming
8 11 (24.44%) Unified Process
8 11 (24.44%) Games
9 10 (22.22%) Automated Testing
9 10 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (22.22%) ATDD
10 9 (20.00%) IBM
11 8 (17.78%) Coaching
12 7 (15.56%) eggPlant
12 7 (15.56%) Functional Testing
12 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
12 7 (15.56%) HP UFT
12 7 (15.56%) Java
12 7 (15.56%) Project Management
13 6 (13.33%) .NET
13 6 (13.33%) Automation Testing
14 5 (11.11%) SDLC
14 5 (11.11%) Waterfall

Feature Driven Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Cucumber
1 12 (26.67%) Selenium
2 7 (15.56%) eggPlant
2 7 (15.56%) HP UFT
3 5 (11.11%) JIRA
4 4 (8.89%) TestDirector
5 3 (6.67%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.22%) JMeter
General
1 11 (24.44%) Games
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Finance
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Scrum Master
2 13 (28.89%) Agile Scrum Master
3 9 (20.00%) Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Angular Developer
5 4 (8.89%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.67%) Automation Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Development Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Functional Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.22%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.67%) CSS
3 3 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) Akka
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.44%) J2EE
4 2 (4.44%) RESTful
4 2 (4.44%) Scalatra
4 2 (4.44%) Web Services
5 1 (2.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (80.00%) Kanban
3 34 (75.56%) Scrum
4 17 (37.78%) TDD
4 17 (37.78%) User Stories
5 16 (35.56%) Mentoring
6 13 (28.89%) DSDM
7 12 (26.67%) Scrum-ban
8 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (24.44%) Extreme Programming
8 11 (24.44%) Unified Process
9 10 (22.22%) ATDD
9 10 (22.22%) Automated Testing
9 10 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (17.78%) Coaching
11 7 (15.56%) Functional Testing
11 7 (15.56%) Project Management
11 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
12 6 (13.33%) Automation Testing
13 5 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) C#
2 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) C
3 2 (4.44%) PHP
3 2 (4.44%) Scala
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) HP
2 9 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Endeca
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle