The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for ATDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 29 March 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.

Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ATDD 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.85% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £563 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £394 £338
% change year-on-year +26.34% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ATDD 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 Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 300 298 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 85.47% 82.32% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 198 121
Median daily rate £445 £421 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +17.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -15.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

ATDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing ATDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ATDD in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for ATDD.

1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (100.00%) NCover
1 3 (100.00%) StyleCop
1 3 (100.00%) MSTest
1 3 (100.00%) NDepend
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (100.00%) NServiceBus
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (100.00%) NuGet
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 3 (100.00%) SOLID
1 3 (100.00%) YAGNI
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring

ATDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 3 (100.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (100.00%) MSTest
1 3 (100.00%) NCover
1 3 (100.00%) NDepend
1 3 (100.00%) NuGet
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (100.00%) StyleCop
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (100.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 3 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (100.00%) SOLID
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) YAGNI
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft