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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
England / East of England
Rank 112 123 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 -  
Contract jobs citing ATDD 16 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.75% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Median daily rate £498 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.55% -  
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 the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1761 1982 2058
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.68% 80.67% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 1175 1193
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 133 162
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

ATDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 9 £550 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £475 -
Essex -8 1 - -
ATDD
England

ATDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for ATDD.

1 37 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (97.30%) BDD
3 35 (94.59%) TDD
4 28 (75.68%) QA
5 26 (70.27%) Java
6 24 (64.86%) JIRA
7 20 (54.05%) Maven
8 19 (51.35%) Git (software)
8 19 (51.35%) Test Automation
8 19 (51.35%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (45.95%) Cucumber
10 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
10 16 (43.24%) WebDriver
10 16 (43.24%) Selenium
11 14 (37.84%) JBehave
12 13 (35.14%) TeamCity
12 13 (35.14%) Gherkin
12 13 (35.14%) Software Testing
12 13 (35.14%) Ant
12 13 (35.14%) C#
13 12 (32.43%) OOD
13 12 (32.43%) OO
13 12 (32.43%) JUnit
13 12 (32.43%) Puppet
13 12 (32.43%) Gradle
13 12 (32.43%) Ansible
13 12 (32.43%) DevOps
13 12 (32.43%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (32.43%) Data Structures
13 12 (32.43%) SDET

ATDD
Top Related 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 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.51%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (64.86%) JIRA
2 20 (54.05%) Maven
3 19 (51.35%) Git (software)
4 17 (45.95%) Cucumber
5 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
5 16 (43.24%) Selenium
5 16 (43.24%) WebDriver
6 14 (37.84%) JBehave
7 13 (35.14%) Ant
7 13 (35.14%) TeamCity
8 12 (32.43%) Gradle
8 12 (32.43%) JUnit
9 10 (27.03%) SoapUI
10 9 (24.32%) SpecFlow
11 5 (13.51%) TestNG
12 4 (10.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (8.11%) Mockito
13 3 (8.11%) Moq
14 1 (2.70%) Robot Framework
14 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Test Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Developer in Test
4 5 (13.51%) Java Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Automation Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) Gherkin
2 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
2 7 (18.92%) RESTful
2 7 (18.92%) Spring
3 4 (10.81%) REST
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Data Structures
2 11 (29.73%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.41%) FMCG
4 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (97.30%) BDD
3 35 (94.59%) TDD
4 19 (51.35%) Continuous Delivery
4 19 (51.35%) Test Automation
5 13 (35.14%) Software Testing
6 12 (32.43%) DevOps
6 12 (32.43%) OO
6 12 (32.43%) OOD
7 11 (29.73%) Complexity Analysis
7 11 (29.73%) Feature Driven Development
7 11 (29.73%) Scrum
8 10 (27.03%) E-Commerce
8 10 (27.03%) Kanban
9 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (24.32%) Test Strategy
10 8 (21.62%) API Testing
10 8 (21.62%) Automation Testing
10 8 (21.62%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (21.62%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) C#
3 10 (27.03%) Clojure
3 10 (27.03%) Go
3 10 (27.03%) Rust
4 8 (21.62%) F#
5 5 (13.51%) Perl
5 5 (13.51%) Python
5 5 (13.51%) Ruby
6 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (75.68%) QA
2 12 (32.43%) SDET
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) Ansible
1 12 (32.43%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (32.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Atlassian