Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 17 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)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 861 856
Rank change year-on-year +25 -5 +14
Contract jobs citing Feature Driven Development 42 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.031% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.037% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 14
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +16.25%
10th Percentile £278 £350 £336
90th Percentile £638 £544 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £400
% change year-on-year -2.70% +15.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86890 88941 94016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.93% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 57867 58786 60918
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £626 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2052 2351 2749
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.37 £23.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +4.35% +16.75%

Feature Driven Development
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Feature Driven Development in the UK

Feature Driven Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Feature Driven Development in the UK

Feature Driven Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Feature Driven Development over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Feature Driven Development in the UK

Feature Driven Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Feature Driven Development.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Feature Driven Development in the UK

Feature Driven Development
Top 8 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 17 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
England +26 39 £463 +2.78% 2
UK excluding London +35 26 £450 -2.70%
London -3 13 £500 +17.30% 2
East of England -25 12 £368 -25.00%
South East +8 6 £625 +66.67%
Midlands - 5 £383 -
West Midlands - 5 £383 -
South West +5 3 - -

For the 6 months to 17 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 with a requirement for Feature Driven Development.

1 41 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (85.71%) TDD
3 30 (71.43%) Scrum
4 28 (66.67%) ATDD
5 25 (59.52%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (50.00%) Kanban
7 19 (45.24%) Test Automation
8 17 (40.48%) Java
9 15 (35.71%) User Stories
9 15 (35.71%) BDD
10 14 (33.33%) JIRA
11 12 (28.57%) Games
12 11 (26.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
12 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
12 11 (26.19%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (26.19%) Defect Management
13 10 (23.81%) Coaching
13 10 (23.81%) QA
14 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
14 8 (19.05%) Bitbucket
15 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
15 7 (16.67%) Signal Processing
15 7 (16.67%) Algorithms
15 7 (16.67%) C
15 7 (16.67%) C#
15 7 (16.67%) 3GPP
15 7 (16.67%) Wireless
15 7 (16.67%) Telecoms

Feature Driven Development
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (14.29%) Confluence
2 5 (11.90%) Apache
2 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) 3GPP
1 7 (16.67%) LTE
1 7 (16.67%) Wireless
2 5 (11.90%) HTTP
2 5 (11.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (11.90%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) JIRA
2 11 (26.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
3 8 (19.05%) Bitbucket
4 6 (14.29%) Ant
4 6 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (14.29%) JBehave
4 6 (14.29%) JUnit
4 6 (14.29%) Maven
4 6 (14.29%) Selenium
4 6 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 6 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 6 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 6 (14.29%) TestNG
4 6 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 5 (11.90%) Fiddler
5 5 (11.90%) JMeter
5 5 (11.90%) Log4j
5 5 (11.90%) YourKit
General
1 12 (28.57%) Games
2 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.90%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Finance
5 1 (2.38%) Military
5 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Scrum Master
2 8 (19.05%) Agile Scrum Master
3 7 (16.67%) DSP Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Senior DSP Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Java Scrum Master
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Developer in Test
6 3 (7.14%) Head of Design
6 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Agile Coach
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Middleware
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
2 5 (11.90%) Ajax
2 5 (11.90%) HTML
2 5 (11.90%) ODBC
3 4 (9.52%) .NET
3 4 (9.52%) Velocity
4 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.38%) CSS
5 1 (2.38%) ELMAH
5 1 (2.38%) Node.js
5 1 (2.38%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 7 (16.67%) VHDL
2 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
2 5 (11.90%) RIA
3 3 (7.14%) PMI
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (85.71%) TDD
3 30 (71.43%) Scrum
4 28 (66.67%) ATDD
5 25 (59.52%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (50.00%) Kanban
7 19 (45.24%) Test Automation
8 15 (35.71%) BDD
8 15 (35.71%) User Stories
9 11 (26.19%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (26.19%) Defect Management
9 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
10 10 (23.81%) Coaching
11 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
11 7 (16.67%) Integration Testing
11 7 (16.67%) Signal Processing
12 6 (14.29%) SDET
13 5 (11.90%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) Java
2 7 (16.67%) C
2 7 (16.67%) C#
2 7 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 6 (14.29%) Perl
3 6 (14.29%) Python
3 6 (14.29%) Ruby
3 6 (14.29%) SQL
4 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.14%) C++
6 2 (4.76%) Groovy
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) PMI Certification
3 4 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) CISSP
4 3 (7.14%) CITP
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (7.14%) Master's Degree
4 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (4.76%) PMP
6 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Grafana
1 5 (11.90%) Graphite
1 5 (11.90%) HP SiteScope
1 5 (11.90%) Nagios
1 5 (11.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 5 (11.90%) Dynatrace
2 5 (11.90%) HP
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) Neustar
4 2 (4.76%) SOASTA, Inc