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 19 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
19 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 - 1.55% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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
72 129 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 73.47% 54.43% 51.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 30
Average daily rate £325 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £136 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -3.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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