Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 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 Criteria
West London > Hounslow
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 29 37
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8 -11
Contract jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 31 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 9.57% 1.15% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.76% 1.33% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 2 1
Hounslow median daily rate £525 £375 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -20.21% +24.50%
10th Percentile £393 £363 £460
90th Percentile £563 £388 £480
West London median daily rate £513 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +13.89% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hounslow median hourly rate - - -
West London median hourly rate - £44.00 -

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 288 225 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 88.89% 86.21% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 137 187
Hounslow median daily rate £500 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +1.80% -0.60%
10th Percentile £306 £227 £279
90th Percentile £600 £532 £511
West London median daily rate £461 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.53% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 9
Hounslow median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +25.00% -42.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.60 £15.73
90th Percentile £105.88 £68.76 £33.15
West London median hourly rate £25.50 £22.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +15.91% - +29.41%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 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
Isleworth - 22 £525 - 1
Osterley -1 10 £411 +9.47%
Chiswick - 3 - -
Acceptance Criteria
West London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 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 Hounslow region with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria.

1 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (83.87%) BDD
3 24 (77.42%) User Stories
3 24 (77.42%) TDD
4 23 (74.19%) Kanban
5 22 (70.97%) Test Automation
6 21 (67.74%) RESTful
6 21 (67.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (67.74%) Unix
7 20 (64.52%) High Availability
8 19 (61.29%) Cucumber
9 18 (58.06%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (58.06%) Java
9 18 (58.06%) Pair Programming
10 17 (54.84%) Shell Script
11 15 (48.39%) Linux
11 15 (48.39%) NoSQL
11 15 (48.39%) Microservices
12 14 (45.16%) Open Source
12 14 (45.16%) Web Services
12 14 (45.16%) Games
13 13 (41.94%) SQL
13 13 (41.94%) Scala
14 12 (38.71%) Video on Demand
14 12 (38.71%) logstash
14 12 (38.71%) DevOps
14 12 (38.71%) Kibana
14 12 (38.71%) Splunk
14 12 (38.71%) Scrum
14 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering

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 8 (25.81%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) BrowserStack
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) NoSQL
2 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.90%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (61.29%) Cucumber
2 8 (25.81%) IntelliJ
2 8 (25.81%) JUnit
2 8 (25.81%) Mockito
3 7 (22.58%) Appium
3 7 (22.58%) Calabash
4 5 (16.13%) Xcode
5 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.68%) JIRA
6 2 (6.45%) Selenium
6 2 (6.45%) Subversion
6 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.23%) Gradle
7 1 (3.23%) Hudson
General
1 14 (45.16%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) Java Developer
3 14 (45.16%) Senior Developer
3 14 (45.16%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (35.48%) Developer in Test
5 6 (19.35%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Python Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Python Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Technical Tester
9 1 (3.23%) Applications Tester
9 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Manual Tester
9 1 (3.23%) Scala Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Video On Demand Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) RESTful
2 14 (45.16%) Web Services
3 11 (35.48%) JSON
3 11 (35.48%) XML
4 9 (29.03%) Gherkin
4 9 (29.03%) Grails
4 9 (29.03%) Spring
4 9 (29.03%) Velocity
5 8 (25.81%) Dropwizard
5 8 (25.81%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (12.90%) Django
6 4 (12.90%) Flask
6 4 (12.90%) REST
7 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.68%) CSS
7 3 (9.68%) CSS3
7 3 (9.68%) HTML
7 3 (9.68%) HTML5
7 3 (9.68%) Node.js
8 2 (6.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Video on Demand
2 10 (32.26%) Video\Live Streaming
3 9 (29.03%) Mobile App
4 7 (22.58%) Data Structures
4 7 (22.58%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (12.90%) Blog
5 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
6 3 (9.68%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (3.23%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Unix
2 15 (48.39%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (83.87%) BDD
3 24 (77.42%) TDD
3 24 (77.42%) User Stories
4 23 (74.19%) Kanban
5 22 (70.97%) Test Automation
6 21 (67.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (64.52%) High Availability
8 18 (58.06%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (58.06%) Pair Programming
9 15 (48.39%) Microservices
10 14 (45.16%) Open Source
11 12 (38.71%) DevOps
11 12 (38.71%) Scrum
11 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
12 11 (35.48%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (35.48%) Exploratory Testing
12 11 (35.48%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (32.26%) Release Management
14 9 (29.03%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) Shell Script
3 13 (41.94%) Scala
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Groovy
5 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
5 8 (25.81%) Kotlin
6 7 (22.58%) Ruby
7 6 (19.35%) Python
8 5 (16.13%) Apple Swift
8 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.90%) Go
10 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) Kibana
1 12 (38.71%) logstash
2 8 (25.81%) Grafana
3 6 (19.35%) Kubernetes
4 4 (12.90%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) AppDynamics
1 12 (38.71%) Splunk
2 7 (22.58%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.23%) Apple
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft