Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 18 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.

Feature Driven Development (FDD)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 792 842 828
Rank change year-on-year +50 -14 -1
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 39 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.032% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.038% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 15
England median daily rate £463 £450 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -6.25% +20.00%
10th Percentile £278 £345 £340
90th Percentile £638 £553 £590
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £480
% change year-on-year +5.56% -6.25% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Feature Driven Development 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79501 82625 86049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.18% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53476 55123 56736
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1856 2135 2506
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Feature Driven Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Feature Driven Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Feature Driven Development in England

Feature Driven Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Feature Driven Development in England

Feature Driven Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Feature Driven Development in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Feature Driven Development in England

Feature Driven Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Feature Driven Development in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Feature Driven Development in England

Feature Driven Development
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 Feature Driven Development within the England region over the 6 months to 18 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
London -6 13 £500 +17.30% 2
East of England -22 12 £368 -25.00%
South East +17 6 £625 +66.67%
Midlands - 5 £383 -
West Midlands - 5 £383 -
South West +14 3 - -
Feature Driven Development
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 England region with a requirement for Feature Driven Development.

1 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (84.62%) TDD
3 28 (71.79%) Scrum
4 25 (64.10%) ATDD
5 22 (56.41%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (46.15%) Kanban
7 17 (43.59%) Java
8 16 (41.03%) Test Automation
9 15 (38.46%) BDD
10 14 (35.90%) JIRA
11 12 (30.77%) User Stories
12 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
12 11 (28.21%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (28.21%) Defect Management
12 11 (28.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (25.64%) QA
14 9 (23.08%) Games
14 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
15 8 (20.51%) Coaching
15 8 (20.51%) Bitbucket
15 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
16 7 (17.95%) C
16 7 (17.95%) C#
16 7 (17.95%) 3GPP
16 7 (17.95%) Wireless
16 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
16 7 (17.95%) VHDL
16 7 (17.95%) Embedded C
16 7 (17.95%) Integration Testing
16 7 (17.95%) LTE

Feature Driven Development
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 6 (15.38%) Confluence
2 5 (12.82%) Apache
2 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) 3GPP
1 7 (17.95%) LTE
1 7 (17.95%) Wireless
2 5 (12.82%) HTTP
2 5 (12.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (12.82%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) JIRA
2 11 (28.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
3 8 (20.51%) Bitbucket
4 6 (15.38%) Ant
4 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.38%) JBehave
4 6 (15.38%) JUnit
4 6 (15.38%) Maven
4 6 (15.38%) Selenium
4 6 (15.38%) SoapUI
4 6 (15.38%) SpecFlow
4 6 (15.38%) TeamCity
4 6 (15.38%) TestNG
4 6 (15.38%) WebDriver
5 5 (12.82%) Fiddler
5 5 (12.82%) JMeter
5 5 (12.82%) Log4j
5 5 (12.82%) YourKit
General
1 9 (23.08%) Games
2 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.82%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Finance
5 1 (2.56%) Military
5 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Scrum Master
2 7 (17.95%) Agile Scrum Master
2 7 (17.95%) DSP Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Senior DSP Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Java Scrum Master
4 4 (10.26%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Developer in Test
5 3 (7.69%) Head of Design
5 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Middleware
1 6 (15.38%) Web Services
2 5 (12.82%) Ajax
2 5 (12.82%) HTML
2 5 (12.82%) ODBC
3 4 (10.26%) .NET
4 3 (7.69%) Velocity
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.56%) CSS
6 1 (2.56%) ELMAH
6 1 (2.56%) Node.js
6 1 (2.56%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Algorithms
1 7 (17.95%) VHDL
2 5 (12.82%) Client/Server
2 5 (12.82%) RIA
3 3 (7.69%) PMI
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (84.62%) TDD
3 28 (71.79%) Scrum
4 25 (64.10%) ATDD
5 22 (56.41%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (46.15%) Kanban
7 16 (41.03%) Test Automation
8 15 (38.46%) BDD
9 12 (30.77%) User Stories
10 11 (28.21%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (28.21%) Defect Management
11 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
12 8 (20.51%) Coaching
13 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (17.95%) Digital Signal Processing
13 7 (17.95%) Integration Testing
13 7 (17.95%) Signal Processing
14 6 (15.38%) SDET
15 5 (12.82%) Performance Monitoring
15 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) C
2 7 (17.95%) C#
2 7 (17.95%) Embedded C
3 6 (15.38%) Perl
3 6 (15.38%) Python
3 6 (15.38%) Ruby
3 6 (15.38%) SQL
4 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) Groovy
6 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) PMI Certification
3 4 (10.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (10.26%) Degree
3 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) CISSP
4 3 (7.69%) CITP
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (7.69%) Master's Degree
4 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (5.13%) PMP
6 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Grafana
1 5 (12.82%) Graphite
1 5 (12.82%) HP SiteScope
1 5 (12.82%) Nagios
1 5 (12.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Atlassian
2 5 (12.82%) Dynatrace
2 5 (12.82%) HP
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Neustar
4 2 (5.13%) SOASTA, Inc