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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank - 120 -
Contract jobs citing ATDD 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.085% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
ATDD
England

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
2458 1806 1816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.96% 76.33% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1480 1126 969
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 73 133
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing ATDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ATDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ATDD.

1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Velocity
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) VersionOne

ATDD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) VersionOne
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian