The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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.

Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 505 590 600
Rank change year-on-year +85 +10  
Contract jobs citing ATDD 84 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.068% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.081% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 25 27
Median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £413
% change year-on-year +8.38% -6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36558 40684 41140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.69% 83.47% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24009 27323 26926
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 955 1136
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

ATDD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

ATDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ATDD in England

ATDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ATDD in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ATDD in England

ATDD
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
London +28 61 £490 +20.54% 12
South East +38 11 £413 +10.00% 1
East Midlands - 4 £300 -
North West - 4 £600 - 1
Yorkshire +27 2 £558 - 1
South West - 2 £435 -
ATDD
UK

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

1 144 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (89.47%) TDD
3 125 (82.24%) BDD
4 91 (59.87%) Test Automation
5 90 (59.21%) Scrum
6 68 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (42.76%) Kanban
7 65 (42.76%) Java
8 56 (36.84%) JIRA
9 52 (34.21%) Jenkins
9 52 (34.21%) User Stories
10 51 (33.55%) Git (software)
11 47 (30.92%) Cucumber
12 41 (26.97%) AngularJS
13 38 (25.00%) Selenium
13 38 (25.00%) Web Services
14 37 (24.34%) Confluence
15 36 (23.68%) QA
16 31 (20.39%) JSON
16 31 (20.39%) Open Source
16 31 (20.39%) RESTful
16 31 (20.39%) JavaScript
16 31 (20.39%) HTML
16 31 (20.39%) Continuous Delivery
17 30 (19.74%) Gherkin
18 29 (19.08%) DevOps
18 29 (19.08%) WebDriver
19 28 (18.42%) Mentoring
19 28 (18.42%) Node.js
20 27 (17.76%) OO

ATDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 37 (24.34%) Confluence
2 18 (11.84%) Tomcat
3 14 (9.21%) Apache
4 6 (3.95%) Anypoint
4 6 (3.95%) Mule
4 6 (3.95%) Mule ESB
5 4 (2.63%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.97%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.97%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.97%) ATG Dynamo
6 3 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.97%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.32%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.32%) JBoss
8 1 (0.66%) CMS
8 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.61%) PaaS
4 4 (2.63%) GitHub
4 4 (2.63%) IaaS
5 3 (1.97%) BrowserStack
5 3 (1.97%) CloudBees
5 3 (1.97%) Google Play
5 3 (1.97%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.92%) HTTP
2 7 (4.61%) LDAP
3 2 (1.32%) Firewall
4 1 (0.66%) MQTT
4 1 (0.66%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.92%) Big Data
2 9 (5.92%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.61%) MySQL
5 6 (3.95%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.97%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (36.84%) JIRA
2 52 (34.21%) Jenkins
3 51 (33.55%) Git (software)
4 47 (30.92%) Cucumber
5 38 (25.00%) Selenium
6 29 (19.08%) WebDriver
7 23 (15.13%) JUnit
8 21 (13.82%) Subversion
8 21 (13.82%) TeamCity
9 20 (13.16%) Maven
10 19 (12.50%) SpecFlow
11 17 (11.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (7.89%) Mockito
13 10 (6.58%) JBehave
13 10 (6.58%) SoapUI
14 8 (5.26%) Capybara
14 8 (5.26%) JMeter
14 8 (5.26%) Moq
15 7 (4.61%) Ant
15 7 (4.61%) Log4j
General
1 23 (15.13%) Finance
2 17 (11.18%) Banking
2 17 (11.18%) Games
3 8 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 8 (5.26%) Retail
4 4 (2.63%) Marketing
5 2 (1.32%) Advertising
5 2 (1.32%) Electronics
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
6 1 (0.66%) Law
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (46.71%) Developer
2 16 (10.53%) .NET Developer
2 16 (10.53%) Developer in Test
2 16 (10.53%) Scrum Master
3 14 (9.21%) Test Manager
4 13 (8.55%) Analyst
5 12 (7.89%) Scala Developer
6 11 (7.24%) Agile Test Manager
6 11 (7.24%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.58%) Business Analyst
7 10 (6.58%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.92%) Test Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) Architect
9 8 (5.26%) Azure Developer
10 6 (3.95%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (3.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (3.95%) Tester
11 5 (3.29%) Automation Tester
11 5 (3.29%) Java Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.97%) AngularJS
2 38 (25.00%) Web Services
3 31 (20.39%) HTML
3 31 (20.39%) JSON
3 31 (20.39%) RESTful
4 30 (19.74%) Gherkin
5 28 (18.42%) Node.js
6 26 (17.11%) jQuery
7 25 (16.45%) CSS
7 25 (16.45%) React
7 25 (16.45%) XML
8 21 (13.82%) .NET
8 21 (13.82%) HTML5
8 21 (13.82%) REST
8 21 (13.82%) Spring
9 20 (13.16%) CSS3
10 19 (12.50%) Sass
11 18 (11.84%) LESS
12 17 (11.18%) Velocity
13 12 (7.89%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) Mobile App
1 12 (7.89%) Video on Demand
2 10 (6.58%) Algorithms
2 10 (6.58%) User Experience
3 7 (4.61%) Client/Server
3 7 (4.61%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.29%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.97%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.97%) W3C
6 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.32%) FMCG
7 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.66%) Equities
7 1 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.66%) NHS
7 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.58%) Windows
2 9 (5.92%) Linux
3 6 (3.95%) Unix
4 4 (2.63%) Android
4 4 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (89.47%) TDD
3 125 (82.24%) BDD
4 91 (59.87%) Test Automation
5 90 (59.21%) Scrum
6 68 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (42.76%) Kanban
8 52 (34.21%) User Stories
9 31 (20.39%) Continuous Delivery
9 31 (20.39%) Open Source
10 29 (19.08%) DevOps
11 28 (18.42%) Mentoring
12 27 (17.76%) OO
13 26 (17.11%) Feature Driven Development
14 20 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (13.16%) OOD
14 20 (13.16%) Scrum-ban
15 19 (12.50%) High Availability
15 19 (12.50%) SOA
16 18 (11.84%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 65 (42.76%) Java
2 31 (20.39%) JavaScript
3 24 (15.79%) SQL
4 19 (12.50%) C#
5 16 (10.53%) Python
5 16 (10.53%) Scala
6 12 (7.89%) Ruby
7 9 (5.92%) Go
8 7 (4.61%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.61%) C++
9 6 (3.95%) Apple Swift
10 5 (3.29%) Clojure
10 5 (3.29%) F#
10 5 (3.29%) PHP
10 5 (3.29%) Rust
10 5 (3.29%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.97%) Groovy
11 3 (1.97%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.97%) Perl
11 3 (1.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (15.79%) Degree
2 5 (3.29%) ISEB
3 3 (1.97%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (23.68%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (5.92%) Ansible
2 8 (5.26%) Graphite
3 7 (4.61%) Grafana
3 7 (4.61%) HP SiteScope
3 7 (4.61%) Nagios
3 7 (4.61%) ZABBIX
4 6 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.95%) Puppet
5 3 (1.97%) Mesos
6 2 (1.32%) Kibana
7 1 (0.66%) Consul
7 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.66%) logstash
7 1 (0.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (5.92%) Atlassian
2 8 (5.26%) HP
3 7 (4.61%) Dynatrace
3 7 (4.61%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.61%) MuleSoft
4 6 (3.95%) Xamarin
5 5 (3.29%) Apple
5 5 (3.29%) Telerik
6 4 (2.63%) ATG
7 3 (1.97%) Google
7 3 (1.97%) SOASTA, Inc
8 2 (1.32%) Cisco
8 2 (1.32%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.32%) SAP
9 1 (0.66%) BEA
9 1 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.66%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle
9 1 (0.66%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.66%) Splunk
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