Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for ATDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ATDD over the 6 months to 17 November 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 148 200
Rank change year-on-year -42 +52 +18
Contract jobs citing ATDD 20 40 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.39% 0.82% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.01% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 0
East of England median daily rate £380 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
England median daily rate £450 £463 £500
% change year-on-year -2.70% -7.50% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

ATDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4252 3972 4697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.55% 81.46% 78.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2450 2299 2751
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £234
90th Percentile £575 £540 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 316 398
East of England median hourly rate £31.02 £31.23 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.67% +24.90% +3.91%
10th Percentile £11.56 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.70 £47.50 £45.44
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

ATDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing ATDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for ATDD in the East of England

ATDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ATDD in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ATDD in the East of England

ATDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ATDD in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ATDD in the East of England

ATDD
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 10 £377 -
Bedfordshire -17 5 £450 -8.16%
Hertfordshire -23 3 £525 +16.67% 2
Norfolk - 2 £250 -
ATDD
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for ATDD.

1 20 (100.00%) BDD
2 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (95.00%) JIRA
3 18 (90.00%) Java
3 18 (90.00%) Confluence
4 17 (85.00%) Selenium
5 16 (80.00%) Atlassian
6 14 (70.00%) Scrum
6 14 (70.00%) Jenkins
7 13 (65.00%) TeamCity
7 13 (65.00%) Retail
7 13 (65.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (65.00%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (60.00%) WebDriver
8 12 (60.00%) Cucumber
8 12 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (55.00%) JBehave
9 11 (55.00%) SoapUI
9 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
9 11 (55.00%) RESTful
9 11 (55.00%) Spring
9 11 (55.00%) Maven
9 11 (55.00%) JUnit
9 11 (55.00%) Tomcat
10 10 (50.00%) SDET
11 9 (45.00%) Finance
11 9 (45.00%) Business Analysis
12 8 (40.00%) TDD
12 8 (40.00%) Kanban
13 7 (35.00%) SDLC

ATDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 18 (90.00%) Confluence
2 11 (55.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) JIRA
2 17 (85.00%) Selenium
3 14 (70.00%) Jenkins
4 13 (65.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (65.00%) TeamCity
5 12 (60.00%) Cucumber
5 12 (60.00%) WebDriver
6 11 (55.00%) JBehave
6 11 (55.00%) JUnit
6 11 (55.00%) Maven
6 11 (55.00%) SoapUI
7 6 (30.00%) Bitbucket
7 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (30.00%) Gradle
8 5 (25.00%) Ant
8 5 (25.00%) SpecFlow
8 5 (25.00%) TestNG
9 4 (20.00%) JMeter
9 4 (20.00%) NUnit
10 3 (15.00%) FitNesse
General
1 13 (65.00%) Retail
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum Master
3 4 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Development Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Test Development Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) RESTful
1 11 (55.00%) Spring
2 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (30.00%) Gherkin
4 5 (25.00%) Middleware
4 5 (25.00%) Velocity
5 1 (5.00%) Akka
5 1 (5.00%) Kafka
5 1 (5.00%) LAMP
5 1 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) RIA
2 4 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Solaris
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) BDD
2 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (70.00%) Scrum
4 13 (65.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
7 10 (50.00%) SDET
8 9 (45.00%) Business Analysis
9 8 (40.00%) Kanban
9 8 (40.00%) TDD
10 7 (35.00%) SDLC
10 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
10 7 (35.00%) User Stories
11 6 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (30.00%) Open Source
12 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
12 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
12 5 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
12 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
13 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Python
3 5 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) Perl
3 5 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (5.00%) Groovy
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Sonatype