Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 July 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 205 182
Contract jobs citing ATDD 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.017% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.020% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
West Midlands median daily rate - £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +61.54% -
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £36.00 -

ATDD 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3643 4959 3889
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 82.76% 82.69% 76.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2292 2880 2331
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £240 £218
90th Percentile £541 £538 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 108 191
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.02 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.53% -26.01% +27.78%
10th Percentile £10.84 £10.73 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £39.15 £40.87
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year - +14.94% +6.10%

ATDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing ATDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for ATDD in the West Midlands

ATDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ATDD in the West Midlands