The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank - 30 24
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 0.84% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.57% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
TDD
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
69 127 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 70.41% 53.59% 53.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 32
Average daily rate £325 £375 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen