Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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.

Feature Driven Development (FDD)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 619 604 603
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 +5
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 13 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.028% 0.027% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.031% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
London median daily rate £500 £426 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.30% -22.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £453 £325 £512
90th Percentile £564 £588 £590
England median daily rate £463 £450 £480
% change year-on-year +2.78% -6.25% +18.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Feature Driven Development 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 40583 38438 39314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.96% 86.23% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29509 27575 28097
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 £642 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 398 474
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.15 £50.84 £50.69
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Feature Driven Development
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Feature Driven Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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
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 6 months to 20 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
South London -30 4 - -
Central London -10 1 £475 +11.44%
West London - 1 - -
Feature Driven Development
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) Java
3 11 (84.62%) TDD
3 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (84.62%) ATDD
4 7 (53.85%) Kanban
4 7 (53.85%) Scrum
5 6 (46.15%) JIRA
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 6 (46.15%) BDD
5 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
5 6 (46.15%) User Stories
5 6 (46.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
5 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
6 5 (38.46%) Graphite
6 5 (38.46%) Dynatrace
6 5 (38.46%) Grafana
6 5 (38.46%) Coaching
6 5 (38.46%) YourKit
6 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (38.46%) Bitbucket
6 5 (38.46%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (38.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
6 5 (38.46%) Fiddler

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 5 (38.46%) Apache
1 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) HTTP
1 5 (38.46%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) Bitbucket
2 5 (38.46%) Fiddler
2 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (38.46%) JMeter
2 5 (38.46%) Log4j
2 5 (38.46%) YourKit
3 4 (30.77%) Gatling
3 4 (30.77%) Hudson
3 4 (30.77%) LoadRunner
3 4 (30.77%) LoadUI
4 2 (15.38%) WebPagetest
5 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.69%) JBehave
5 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
5 1 (7.69%) TestNG
5 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (38.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Scrum Master
2 4 (30.77%) Java Scrum Master
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Performance Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) Ajax
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) ODBC
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) ATDD
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (84.62%) TDD
3 7 (53.85%) Kanban
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) BDD
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
4 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 6 (46.15%) User Stories
5 5 (38.46%) Coaching
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (7.69%) DevOps
8 1 (7.69%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Groovy
3 2 (15.38%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Grafana
1 5 (38.46%) Graphite
1 5 (38.46%) HP SiteScope
1 5 (38.46%) Nagios
1 5 (38.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Dynatrace
1 5 (38.46%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Neustar
2 2 (15.38%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian