Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for ATDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ATDD over the 6 months to 22 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.

Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 514 523 555
Rank change year-on-year +9 +32 -15
Contract jobs citing ATDD 125 85 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 62 40
London median daily rate £461 £439 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% -12.25% +20.48%
10th Percentile £320 £301 £412
90th Percentile £676 £660 £571
England median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

ATDD 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40998 38993 38736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.21% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29810 27960 27683
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 406 463
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.33 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.80 £50.07 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

ATDD
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing ATDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for ATDD in London

ATDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ATDD in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ATDD in London

ATDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ATDD in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ATDD in London

ATDD
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATDD within the London region over the 6 months to 22 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
Central London 0 21 £461 +8.35%
West London +5 16 £423 -15.50% 2
South London -22 10 £300 -25.00%
North London - 2 £300 -
East London - 1 £675 -
ATDD
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ATDD 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 London region with a requirement for ATDD.

1 117 (93.60%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (88.80%) TDD
3 100 (80.00%) BDD
4 78 (62.40%) Scrum
5 73 (58.40%) Test Automation
6 61 (48.80%) Kanban
6 61 (48.80%) Cucumber
7 49 (39.20%) Java
8 47 (37.60%) User Stories
9 46 (36.80%) Jenkins
9 46 (36.80%) Web Services
10 44 (35.20%) JSON
10 44 (35.20%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (34.40%) Gherkin
11 43 (34.40%) XML
12 41 (32.80%) RESTful
13 39 (31.20%) Git (software)
14 36 (28.80%) JIRA
15 34 (27.20%) Scrum-ban
16 33 (26.40%) JavaScript
17 31 (24.80%) Ruby
18 30 (24.00%) Mobile App
18 30 (24.00%) Appium
19 29 (23.20%) Confluence
20 27 (21.60%) Calabash
20 27 (21.60%) AngularJS
20 27 (21.60%) Velocity
20 27 (21.60%) Selenium
21 26 (20.80%) Continuous Improvement
22 25 (20.00%) Functional Testing

ATDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 29 (23.20%) Confluence
2 13 (10.40%) Tomcat
3 10 (8.00%) Apache
4 5 (4.00%) Apache Pig
4 5 (4.00%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (3.20%) Jetty
6 2 (1.60%) Mule
7 1 (0.80%) CMS
7 1 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.80%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.00%) npm
3 7 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.60%) GitHub
4 4 (3.20%) CloudBees
4 4 (3.20%) IaaS
4 4 (3.20%) OpenShift
4 4 (3.20%) PaaS
5 2 (1.60%) BlazeMeter
5 2 (1.60%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) HTTP
1 5 (4.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.40%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.80%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.80%) MySQL
3 6 (4.80%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.00%) Apache Hive
4 5 (4.00%) Big Data
4 5 (4.00%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.60%) DB2
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 61 (48.80%) Cucumber
2 46 (36.80%) Jenkins
3 39 (31.20%) Git (software)
4 36 (28.80%) JIRA
5 30 (24.00%) Appium
6 27 (21.60%) Calabash
6 27 (21.60%) Selenium
7 22 (17.60%) Xcode
8 19 (15.20%) WebDriver
9 17 (13.60%) Subversion
10 16 (12.80%) SpecFlow
11 15 (12.00%) Jasmine
11 15 (12.00%) TeamCity
12 12 (9.60%) JUnit
12 12 (9.60%) Maven
13 11 (8.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (8.00%) Grunt
14 10 (8.00%) gulp
14 10 (8.00%) webpack
15 9 (7.20%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (19.20%) Banking
2 20 (16.00%) Investment Banking
3 15 (12.00%) Finance
4 10 (8.00%) Retail
5 6 (4.80%) Games
6 4 (3.20%) Prime Brokerage
7 2 (1.60%) Back Office
7 2 (1.60%) Law
8 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (64.00%) Developer
2 30 (24.00%) Developer in Test
3 21 (16.80%) Senior Developer
4 14 (11.20%) Scala Developer
5 13 (10.40%) Ruby Developer
6 10 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (8.00%) Scrum Master
7 9 (7.20%) .NET Developer
7 9 (7.20%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.20%) Test Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Mobile Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Tester
9 7 (5.60%) Azure Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Senior Ruby Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Analyst
11 5 (4.00%) Automation Tester
11 5 (4.00%) Business Analyst
12 4 (3.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (3.20%) Performance Engineer
12 4 (3.20%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (36.80%) Web Services
2 44 (35.20%) JSON
3 43 (34.40%) Gherkin
3 43 (34.40%) XML
4 41 (32.80%) RESTful
5 27 (21.60%) AngularJS
5 27 (21.60%) Velocity
6 25 (20.00%) HTML
7 21 (16.80%) CSS
7 21 (16.80%) Node.js
8 20 (16.00%) CSS3
8 20 (16.00%) HTML5
9 19 (15.20%) React
10 18 (14.40%) .NET
11 16 (12.80%) REST
12 12 (9.60%) Sass
12 12 (9.60%) Spring
13 9 (7.20%) Hibernate
14 8 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (4.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.00%) Mobile App
2 24 (19.20%) Video on Demand
3 22 (17.60%) Video\Live Streaming
4 13 (10.40%) Algorithms
5 10 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (4.80%) User Experience
7 5 (4.00%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.40%) Equities
8 3 (2.40%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.60%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.60%) FMCG
10 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.80%) Apple iOS
1 16 (12.80%) Unix
2 13 (10.40%) Android
3 9 (7.20%) Windows
4 7 (5.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (93.60%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (88.80%) TDD
3 100 (80.00%) BDD
4 78 (62.40%) Scrum
5 73 (58.40%) Test Automation
6 61 (48.80%) Kanban
7 47 (37.60%) User Stories
8 44 (35.20%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (27.20%) Scrum-ban
10 26 (20.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 25 (20.00%) Functional Testing
12 23 (18.40%) Acceptance Criteria
12 23 (18.40%) Manual Testing
13 21 (16.80%) Open Source
14 19 (15.20%) Exploratory Testing
15 18 (14.40%) SOA
16 17 (13.60%) DevOps
17 16 (12.80%) High Availability
18 15 (12.00%) Release Management
19 14 (11.20%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.20%) Java
2 33 (26.40%) JavaScript
3 31 (24.80%) Ruby
4 22 (17.60%) Apple Swift
5 20 (16.00%) C#
5 20 (16.00%) Scala
6 18 (14.40%) Python
7 17 (13.60%) SQL
8 10 (8.00%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.80%) C++
10 5 (4.00%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.00%) ES6
11 4 (3.20%) PHP
12 2 (1.60%) Groovy
13 1 (0.80%) C
13 1 (0.80%) Perl
13 1 (0.80%) R
13 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (18.40%) Degree
2 11 (8.80%) SC Cleared
2 11 (8.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.40%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) Grafana
1 5 (4.00%) Graphite
1 5 (4.00%) HP SiteScope
1 5 (4.00%) Nagios
1 5 (4.00%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.60%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (9.60%) Xamarin
2 10 (8.00%) Cisco
3 5 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.00%) Dynatrace
3 5 (4.00%) HP
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.40%) Oracle
5 2 (1.60%) Neustar
5 2 (1.60%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (1.60%) Sonatype
5 2 (1.60%) Telerik
6 1 (0.80%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.80%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.80%) Databricks
6 1 (0.80%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.80%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.80%) Twitter