The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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)
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 417 406
Rank change year-on-year +25 -11  
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 10 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.051% 0.040% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.047% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £500 £563 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +32.35%  
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16603 18995 17642
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.16% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11947 13727 12398
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 194 250
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.33% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Feature Driven Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Feature Driven Development in London

Feature Driven Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Feature Driven Development in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Feature Driven Development in London

Feature Driven Development
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 Feature Driven Development within the London 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
Canary Wharf - 1 £650 -
Feature Driven Development
England

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 London region with a requirement for Feature Driven Development.

1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (93.75%) TDD
2 10 (62.50%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) ATDD
4 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) Kanban
5 6 (37.50%) User Stories
5 6 (37.50%) Coaching
5 6 (37.50%) Games
5 6 (37.50%) C#
6 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (25.00%) BDD
6 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
7 3 (18.75%) SDLC
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) Xamarin
7 3 (18.75%) QA
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) C

Feature Driven Development
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 1 (6.25%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.25%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) PBX
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
3 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (12.50%) Bugzilla
3 2 (12.50%) FogBugz
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Hudson
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
4 1 (6.25%) GitLab
4 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
4 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.25%) Travis CI
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 6 (37.50%) Games
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Scrum Master
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Scrum Master
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Agile C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Cloud Developer
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Xamarin Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) QA Tester
5 2 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) J2EE
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) AVFoundation
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) OAuth2
3 1 (6.25%) OpenID
3 1 (6.25%) QuartzCore
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) SAML
3 1 (6.25%) WebRTC
3 1 (6.25%) XACML
3 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (93.75%) TDD
2 10 (62.50%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) ATDD
4 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) Coaching
5 6 (37.50%) Kanban
5 6 (37.50%) User Stories
6 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (25.00%) BDD
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) SDLC
8 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
8 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
8 2 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (12.50%) Use Case
8 2 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) C
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Xamarin
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) BroadSoft
4 1 (6.25%) ForgeRock