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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 413 413 433
Rank change year-on-year 0 +20  
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 11 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.053% 0.023% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.027% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Median daily rate £488 £488 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £532
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +4.68% +10.34%  
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 17979 18242 19175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.61% 85.33% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12883 13341 13612
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £630 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 156 254
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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
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 26 June 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
Croydon - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £475 - 1
Feature Driven Development
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (95.24%) TDD
2 15 (71.43%) ATDD
3 14 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (57.14%) Java
5 11 (52.38%) Scrum
6 10 (47.62%) Web Services
6 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
6 10 (47.62%) BDD
7 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
8 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
8 8 (38.10%) User Stories
8 8 (38.10%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (38.10%) Kanban
9 7 (33.33%) Fiddler
9 7 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (33.33%) Ajax
9 7 (33.33%) JIRA
9 7 (33.33%) QA
9 7 (33.33%) Games
9 7 (33.33%) Log4j
9 7 (33.33%) LDAP
9 7 (33.33%) ODBC
9 7 (33.33%) Windows
9 7 (33.33%) Linux
9 7 (33.33%) Apache
9 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
9 7 (33.33%) SQL
9 7 (33.33%) HTML
9 7 (33.33%) Client/Server

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 7 (33.33%) Apache
1 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) HTTP
1 7 (33.33%) LDAP
2 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (33.33%) MySQL
3 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 7 (33.33%) Fiddler
2 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (33.33%) JIRA
2 7 (33.33%) JMeter
2 7 (33.33%) Log4j
2 7 (33.33%) YourKit
3 6 (28.57%) Gatling
3 6 (28.57%) Hudson
3 6 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 6 (28.57%) LoadUI
4 3 (14.29%) WebPagetest
5 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (33.33%) Games
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Scrum Master
2 5 (23.81%) Performance Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Cloud Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Xamarin Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Product Owner
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Scrum Master
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Product Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) Web Services
2 7 (33.33%) Ajax
2 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) ODBC
3 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
3 2 (9.52%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (95.24%) TDD
2 15 (71.43%) ATDD
3 14 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (52.38%) Scrum
5 10 (47.62%) BDD
6 8 (38.10%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (38.10%) Kanban
6 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
6 8 (38.10%) User Stories
7 7 (33.33%) Defect Management
7 7 (33.33%) DevOps
7 7 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
9 5 (23.81%) Coaching
9 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
10 4 (19.05%) Performance Engineering
11 2 (9.52%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) C
4 3 (14.29%) Groovy
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) Scala
5 2 (9.52%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Grafana
1 7 (33.33%) Graphite
1 7 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
1 7 (33.33%) Nagios
1 7 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Dynatrace
1 7 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) SOASTA, Inc
2 3 (14.29%) Xamarin
3 2 (9.52%) ForgeRock
3 2 (9.52%) SAP