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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
UK
Rank 568 596 602
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +6
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 28 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.043% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.052% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 10
Median daily rate £475 £575 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% +41.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £431 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £575 £354
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +62.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
37444 42299 41509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.58% 82.71% 79.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24822 27641 26311
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 965 1161 1101
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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
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 20 February 2017.

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 16 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +47 25 £475 -17.39% 1
East of England - 10 £475 -
London +12 9 £488 -15.21%
Bedfordshire - 8 £475 -
Luton - 8 £475 -
Surrey +14 4 £290 -
South East +14 4 £290 -23.68%
Guildford - 4 £290 -
Edinburgh - 3 £400 -
Scotland - 3 £400 -
South West - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £650 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Feature Driven Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 42 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (79.17%) TDD
3 30 (62.50%) ATDD
4 25 (52.08%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (43.75%) BDD
5 21 (43.75%) Scrum
6 20 (41.67%) C#
6 20 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 19 (39.58%) TeamCity
7 19 (39.58%) QA
8 18 (37.50%) Kanban
9 16 (33.33%) Test Automation
10 15 (31.25%) E-Commerce
10 15 (31.25%) SDET
11 14 (29.17%) SpecFlow
11 14 (29.17%) User Stories
12 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
13 11 (22.92%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (22.92%) JIRA
13 11 (22.92%) Defect Management
14 10 (20.83%) Coaching
14 10 (20.83%) API Testing
14 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
14 10 (20.83%) Games
14 10 (20.83%) Automated Testing
15 8 (16.67%) Ruby
15 8 (16.67%) Python
15 8 (16.67%) Perl
15 8 (16.67%) JUnit
15 8 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 (2.08%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.08%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) PBX
2 1 (2.08%) SSL
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) DB2
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (39.58%) TeamCity
2 14 (29.17%) SpecFlow
3 11 (22.92%) JIRA
4 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
5 8 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 8 (16.67%) JUnit
5 8 (16.67%) TestNG
6 7 (14.58%) Selenium
7 6 (12.50%) JBehave
7 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
7 6 (12.50%) WebDriver
8 3 (6.25%) Ant
8 3 (6.25%) Bugzilla
8 3 (6.25%) FogBugz
8 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
8 3 (6.25%) Hudson
8 3 (6.25%) Maven
9 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
9 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (20.83%) Games
2 7 (14.58%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Scrum Master
2 12 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Agile Scrum Master
3 6 (12.50%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Architect
5 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Test Automation Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Tester
6 2 (4.17%) C# Architect
6 2 (4.17%) JDE Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) REST
2 5 (10.42%) EDI
3 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.25%) Velocity
4 2 (4.17%) .NET
4 2 (4.17%) Backbone.js
4 2 (4.17%) J2EE
4 2 (4.17%) JSON
4 2 (4.17%) Node.js
4 2 (4.17%) SOAP
4 2 (4.17%) Web Services
4 2 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) HTML
5 1 (2.08%) HTML5
5 1 (2.08%) Middleware
5 1 (2.08%) OpenID
5 1 (2.08%) RESTful
5 1 (2.08%) SAML
5 1 (2.08%) XACML
5 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) AS400
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (79.17%) TDD
3 30 (62.50%) ATDD
4 25 (52.08%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (43.75%) BDD
5 21 (43.75%) Scrum
6 20 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (37.50%) Kanban
8 16 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 15 (31.25%) E-Commerce
10 14 (29.17%) User Stories
11 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
12 11 (22.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (22.92%) Defect Management
13 10 (20.83%) API Testing
13 10 (20.83%) Automated Testing
13 10 (20.83%) Coaching
14 4 (8.33%) DevOps
14 4 (8.33%) SDLC
15 3 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) C#
2 8 (16.67%) Perl
2 8 (16.67%) Python
2 8 (16.67%) Ruby
3 7 (14.58%) Java
4 5 (10.42%) RPG
5 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
1 2 (4.17%) ISEB
1 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (39.58%) QA
2 15 (31.25%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) JD Edwards
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) BroadSoft
3 1 (2.08%) ForgeRock
3 1 (2.08%) Xamarin