The table below looks at the statistics for Feature Driven Development 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 Feature Driven Development over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
Rank 135 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £413 -
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.03 -
Feature Driven Development
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
2343 2060 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.99% 75.62% 74.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1239 932
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 104 96
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Feature Driven Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Feature Driven Development
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Feature Driven Development Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Feature Driven Development
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Feature Driven Development.

1 5 (100.00%) Games
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
1 5 (100.00%) User Stories
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) ATDD
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Velocity
4 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) VersionOne
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)

Feature Driven Development
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 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) VersionOne
General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) User Stories
2 4 (80.00%) ATDD
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian