The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Feature Driven Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Feature Driven Development over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Feature Driven Development (FDD)
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 - 197
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.031% - 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £475 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +4.68% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Feature Driven Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2887 2854 4724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.15% 85.89% 81.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2218 2339 3709
Median daily rate £500 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 57
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.20 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Feature Driven Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Feature Driven Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Feature Driven Development in the City of London

Feature Driven Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Feature Driven Development in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Feature Driven Development.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Log4j
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration

Feature Driven Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (100.00%) Gatling
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) LoadUI
1 1 (100.00%) Log4j
1 1 (100.00%) WebPagetest
1 1 (100.00%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ATDD
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Grafana
1 1 (100.00%) Graphite
1 1 (100.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Dynatrace
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) SOASTA, Inc