The table below looks at the statistics for ATDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
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Contract jobs citing ATDD 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1449 1480 1247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.03% 69.94% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 794 615
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 79 108
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £77.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ATDD across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ATDD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ATDD
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ATDD across the West Midlands region.

ATDD Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ATDD 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 ATDD.

1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (100.00%) TDD
2 13 (81.25%) BDD
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (75.00%) .NET
3 12 (75.00%) CRM
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) Web Services
4 11 (68.75%) NUnit
4 11 (68.75%) ReSharper
4 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
4 11 (68.75%) Domain-Driven Design
4 11 (68.75%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (68.75%) NCover
4 11 (68.75%) StyleCop
4 11 (68.75%) MSTest
4 11 (68.75%) NDepend
4 11 (68.75%) MSBuild
4 11 (68.75%) SpecFlow
4 11 (68.75%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 10 (62.50%) .NET Framework
6 7 (43.75%) Pair Programming
6 7 (43.75%) Scrum
7 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (37.50%) Open Source
8 5 (31.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (31.25%) NuGet
8 5 (31.25%) User Stories
8 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ATDD 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 ATDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Couchbase
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 2 (12.50%) CouchDB
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) NUnit
1 11 (68.75%) ReSharper
1 11 (68.75%) NCover
1 11 (68.75%) StyleCop
1 11 (68.75%) MSTest
1 11 (68.75%) NDepend
1 11 (68.75%) MSBuild
1 11 (68.75%) SpecFlow
2 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (31.25%) NuGet
3 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Architect
3 5 (31.25%) CRM Architect
4 3 (18.75%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (12.50%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) CRM Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) Web Services
3 10 (62.50%) .NET Framework
4 5 (31.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (31.25%) NHibernate
4 5 (31.25%) WCF
5 2 (12.50%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) WF
5 2 (12.50%) Spring MVC
5 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (12.50%) Spring
5 2 (12.50%) XSLT
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (37.50%) Open Source
3 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (100.00%) TDD
2 13 (81.25%) BDD
3 12 (75.00%) CRM
4 11 (68.75%) Domain-Driven Design
4 11 (68.75%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 7 (43.75%) Pair Programming
5 7 (43.75%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) User Stories
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) Workflow
7 3 (18.75%) Kanban
7 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Feature Driven Development
7 3 (18.75%) Coaching
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
8 2 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
2 5 (31.25%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) CODA