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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank - 7 13
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee - 20.00% 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 25.00% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
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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
6 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 50.00% 80.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Average daily rate £325 £250 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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