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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank 100 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ATDD 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£488 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £519 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+48.21% -22.22%
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
1583 1473 1370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.03% 69.06% 67.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 951 816 661
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 £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 72 119
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATDD across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

ATDD Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
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
8 5 (31.25%) NHibernate

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
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