The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 7 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 4.55% 29.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £306 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -10.20%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Dundee region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
11 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 50.00% 73.53% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Average daily rate £320 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +103.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Dundee region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Dundee region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

TDD
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Development Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Software Development Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#