The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Dundee region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank - 5 11
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee - 31.58% 8.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 40.00% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 61.29% 78.95% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Average daily rate £300 £256 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% +13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
Scotland

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 24 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) WPF
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
4 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (60.00%) NUnit
5 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (60.00%) User Stories
5 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (50.00%) Windows
6 5 (50.00%) Subversion
6 5 (50.00%) Degree
6 5 (50.00%) JIRA
7 4 (40.00%) Finance
8 3 (30.00%) ATM
8 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (30.00%) Marketing
9 2 (20.00%) MVVM
10 1 (10.00%) MVC
10 1 (10.00%) XAML
10 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
10 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 1 (10.00%) WCF

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) NUnit
2 5 (50.00%) Subversion
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Programmer
3 3 (30.00%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Programmer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Applications Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (60.00%) User Stories
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) MVVM
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree