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 3 months to 28 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.

Feature Driven Development (FDD)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 593 594
Rank change year-on-year +35 +1  
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 25 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.060% 0.043% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.051% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
Median daily rate £475 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +23.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £380 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £585 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £380 £438
% change year-on-year +8.55% -13.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Feature Driven Development 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 34656 40979 39244
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.30% 82.95% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23008 27240 24713
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1004 1153
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +32.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £48.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Feature Driven Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 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
London +25 10 £500 -11.11% 3
East of England - 8 £475 -
South East +14 5 £310 -18.42%
South West - 2 - -
Feature Driven Development
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 35 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (86.11%) TDD
3 24 (66.67%) ATDD
4 20 (55.56%) Scrum
5 18 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (47.22%) C#
7 15 (41.67%) Kanban
7 15 (41.67%) BDD
8 14 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (36.11%) QA
9 13 (36.11%) TeamCity
10 12 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (33.33%) Mentoring
11 11 (30.56%) SDET
11 11 (30.56%) User Stories
11 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
12 10 (27.78%) SpecFlow
12 10 (27.78%) E-Commerce
12 10 (27.78%) Games
13 9 (25.00%) API Testing
13 9 (25.00%) Coaching
14 8 (22.22%) Automated Testing
15 7 (19.44%) JIRA
15 7 (19.44%) Defect Management
16 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
17 5 (13.89%) Ruby
17 5 (13.89%) Python
17 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
17 5 (13.89%) Perl
17 5 (13.89%) JUnit

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 1 (2.78%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.78%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) PBX
2 1 (2.78%) SSL
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) TeamCity
2 10 (27.78%) SpecFlow
3 7 (19.44%) JIRA
4 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
4 5 (13.89%) JUnit
4 5 (13.89%) TestNG
5 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 3 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (8.33%) JBehave
6 3 (8.33%) Selenium
6 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
7 2 (5.56%) Bugzilla
7 2 (5.56%) FogBugz
7 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.56%) Hudson
7 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.78%) Maven
8 1 (2.78%) Xcode
General
1 10 (27.78%) Games
2 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Scrum Master
2 8 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Agile Scrum Master
5 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Test Automation Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Xamarin Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Automation Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) REST
2 4 (11.11%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.56%) .NET
4 2 (5.56%) Backbone.js
4 2 (5.56%) J2EE
4 2 (5.56%) JSON
4 2 (5.56%) Node.js
4 2 (5.56%) SOAP
4 2 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (2.78%) Ajax
5 1 (2.78%) HTML
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) jQuery
5 1 (2.78%) Middleware
5 1 (2.78%) OpenID
5 1 (2.78%) SAML
5 1 (2.78%) WebRTC
5 1 (2.78%) XACML
5 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (86.11%) TDD
3 24 (66.67%) ATDD
4 20 (55.56%) Scrum
5 18 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (41.67%) BDD
6 15 (41.67%) Kanban
7 14 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
9 11 (30.56%) User Stories
10 10 (27.78%) E-Commerce
11 9 (25.00%) API Testing
11 9 (25.00%) Coaching
12 8 (22.22%) Automated Testing
13 7 (19.44%) Defect Management
14 4 (11.11%) DevOps
15 3 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
15 3 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) C#
2 5 (13.89%) Perl
2 5 (13.89%) Python
2 5 (13.89%) Ruby
3 4 (11.11%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) C
5 1 (2.78%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) ISEB
1 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) QA
2 11 (30.56%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Xamarin
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) BroadSoft
4 1 (2.78%) ForgeRock