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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank - 118 102
Contract jobs citing ATDD 0 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.12% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.15% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
2255 2032 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.45% 79.50% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1121 1003
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 78 90
Median hourly rate £19.61 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.29% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £11.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

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