Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hounslow with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Acceptance Criteria over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 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 Criteria
West London > Hounslow
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 20 35
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15 +6
Contract jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 16 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 5.00% 5.29% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.61% 6.36% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 1
Hounslow median daily rate £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% -0.51%
10th Percentile £400 £446 £469
90th Percentile £560 £538 £506
West London median daily rate £510 £493 £475
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.68% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hounslow median hourly rate - - -
West London median hourly rate - - -

Acceptance Criteria 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 Hounslow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hounslow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 285 173 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 89.06% 83.17% 89.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 78 176
Hounslow median daily rate £475 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -8.57% +8.02%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £263
90th Percentile £578 £538 £574
West London median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 9
Hounslow median hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +27.78% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.60 £12.62 £15.28
90th Percentile £44.15 £115.63 £52.00
West London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +94.44% -5.26%

Acceptance Criteria
Job Vacancy Trend in Hounslow

Job postings citing Acceptance Criteria as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hounslow.

Job vacancy trend for Acceptance Criteria in Hounslow

Acceptance Criteria
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Acceptance Criteria in Hounslow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Acceptance Criteria in Hounslow

Acceptance Criteria
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hounslow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Acceptance Criteria in Hounslow over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Acceptance Criteria in Hounslow

Acceptance Criteria
Contract Job Locations in Hounslow

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acceptance Criteria within the Hounslow region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. 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
Isleworth -9 10 £540 +11.23% 2
Osterley +2 4 £400 -16.67%
Brentford - 2 £512 -
Chiswick - 1 £525 -
Acceptance Criteria
West London

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Acceptance Criteria also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hounslow region with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria.

1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) TDD
3 13 (81.25%) BDD
4 11 (68.75%) Java
4 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (62.50%) Kanban
5 10 (62.50%) High Availability
5 10 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (62.50%) User Stories
6 9 (56.25%) Cucumber
6 9 (56.25%) Pair Programming
6 9 (56.25%) Open Source
6 9 (56.25%) Scrum
7 8 (50.00%) Spring
7 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (50.00%) SQL
8 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
8 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
8 7 (43.75%) RESTful
8 7 (43.75%) QA
8 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
9 6 (37.50%) Functional Testing
9 6 (37.50%) Mockito
9 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
9 6 (37.50%) DevOps
9 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
9 6 (37.50%) Scala
9 6 (37.50%) JUnit
9 6 (37.50%) Linux

Acceptance Criteria
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hounslow 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 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Akamai
1 2 (12.50%) Yammer
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (12.50%) Hazelcast
5 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Cucumber
2 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
3 6 (37.50%) JUnit
3 6 (37.50%) Mockito
4 4 (25.00%) IntelliJ
5 3 (18.75%) Maven
5 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
6 2 (12.50%) Gatling
6 2 (12.50%) Gradle
6 2 (12.50%) Hudson
6 2 (12.50%) Jasmine
6 2 (12.50%) JIRA
6 2 (12.50%) NUnit
6 2 (12.50%) Selenium
7 1 (6.25%) CircleCI
7 1 (6.25%) Mocha
7 1 (6.25%) Subversion
7 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Product Owner
5 2 (12.50%) Scala Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Product Owner
6 1 (6.25%) Developer in Test
6 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Messaging Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum Product Owner
6 1 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Spring
2 7 (43.75%) RESTful
3 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) Dropwizard
4 4 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (25.00%) Grails
4 4 (25.00%) Node.js
4 4 (25.00%) Spring Boot
5 3 (18.75%) CSS3
5 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) React
5 3 (18.75%) REST
6 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 2 (12.50%) Play Framework
6 2 (12.50%) Sensu
6 2 (12.50%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Video on Demand
1 3 (18.75%) Video\Live Streaming
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) TDD
3 13 (81.25%) BDD
4 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (62.50%) High Availability
5 10 (62.50%) Kanban
5 10 (62.50%) User Stories
6 9 (56.25%) Open Source
6 9 (56.25%) Pair Programming
6 9 (56.25%) Scrum
7 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (37.50%) DevOps
8 6 (37.50%) Functional Testing
8 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
9 5 (31.25%) Microservices
10 4 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) Scala
5 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (25.00%) Groovy
5 4 (25.00%) Kotlin
5 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Grafana
2 4 (25.00%) Kibana
2 4 (25.00%) logstash
3 3 (18.75%) Kubernetes
3 3 (18.75%) Terraform
4 2 (12.50%) Ansible
4 2 (12.50%) Puppet
5 1 (6.25%) Prometheus
5 1 (6.25%) Rancher
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) AppDynamics
1 4 (25.00%) Splunk
2 2 (12.50%) SAP