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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Feature Driven Development (FDD)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 114 -
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £600 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £550 £308
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +78.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1909 1954 1552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.24% 81.48% 72.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1188 1058 939
Median daily rate £417 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 66 95
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.43 £11.08 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.65 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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