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 24 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.

Feature Driven Development (FDD)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 622 609
Rank change year-on-year +55 -13  
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 15 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.020% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.024% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 11
Median daily rate £488 £400 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -20.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.68% +6.66%  
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 35981 41220 41210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.49% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23640 27663 26906
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 936 964 1142
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 £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.05 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 24 June 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 24 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 +22 11 £488 - 1
South East +29 3 £413 +10.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £558 -
Feature Driven Development
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (87.18%) TDD
3 26 (66.67%) ATDD
4 23 (58.97%) Scrum
5 22 (56.41%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (48.72%) BDD
6 19 (48.72%) Test Automation
7 17 (43.59%) Kanban
8 14 (35.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 13 (33.33%) User Stories
9 13 (33.33%) QA
9 13 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (33.33%) C#
9 13 (33.33%) Java
9 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 12 (30.77%) Games
11 10 (25.64%) Web Services
11 10 (25.64%) JIRA
11 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
11 10 (25.64%) Defect Management
12 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
13 8 (20.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (20.51%) Coaching
14 7 (17.95%) DevOps
14 7 (17.95%) YourKit
14 7 (17.95%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (17.95%) SDET
14 7 (17.95%) Graphite
14 7 (17.95%) HP SiteScope

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 7 (17.95%) Apache
1 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) HTTP
1 7 (17.95%) LDAP
2 3 (7.69%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (17.95%) MySQL
3 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
1 10 (25.64%) JIRA
2 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 8 (20.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (17.95%) Bitbucket
4 7 (17.95%) Fiddler
4 7 (17.95%) JMeter
4 7 (17.95%) Log4j
4 7 (17.95%) TeamCity
4 7 (17.95%) YourKit
5 6 (15.38%) Gatling
5 6 (15.38%) Hudson
5 6 (15.38%) LoadRunner
5 6 (15.38%) LoadUI
5 6 (15.38%) SpecFlow
6 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
6 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (7.69%) JUnit
7 3 (7.69%) TestNG
7 3 (7.69%) WebPagetest
General
1 12 (30.77%) Games
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Scrum Master
2 7 (17.95%) Developer
3 6 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Agile Scrum Master
4 5 (12.82%) Performance Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Agile Coach
6 3 (7.69%) Agile Developer
6 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Test Automation Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) Web Services
2 7 (17.95%) Ajax
2 7 (17.95%) HTML
2 7 (17.95%) ODBC
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.13%) Backbone.js
4 2 (5.13%) CSS
4 2 (5.13%) ELMAH
4 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
4 2 (5.13%) J2EE
4 2 (5.13%) Node.js
4 2 (5.13%) POCO
4 2 (5.13%) REST
5 1 (2.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (87.18%) TDD
3 26 (66.67%) ATDD
4 23 (58.97%) Scrum
5 22 (56.41%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (48.72%) BDD
6 19 (48.72%) Test Automation
7 17 (43.59%) Kanban
8 14 (35.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 13 (33.33%) User Stories
10 10 (25.64%) Defect Management
11 8 (20.51%) Coaching
12 7 (17.95%) DevOps
12 7 (17.95%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (17.95%) SDET
13 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
13 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) C#
1 13 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) Bash Shell
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) Python
4 3 (7.69%) C
4 3 (7.69%) Groovy
4 3 (7.69%) Perl
4 3 (7.69%) Ruby
4 3 (7.69%) Scala
5 2 (5.13%) C++
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Grafana
1 7 (17.95%) Graphite
1 7 (17.95%) HP SiteScope
1 7 (17.95%) Nagios
1 7 (17.95%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Dynatrace
1 7 (17.95%) HP
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) SOASTA, Inc
3 3 (7.69%) Xamarin
4 2 (5.13%) ForgeRock
4 2 (5.13%) SAP