The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 23 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing TDD 57 58 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.80% 4.02% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.04% 4.83% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 30
Median daily rate £419 £363 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.44% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £311 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
709 1201 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.61% 83.17% 81.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 646 633
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £39.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.67 £15.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £70.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for TDD.

1 116 (88.55%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (71.76%) Scrum
3 80 (61.07%) Java
4 78 (59.54%) BDD
5 63 (48.09%) AngularJS
6 59 (45.04%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (41.22%) JavaScript
8 45 (34.35%) HTML
9 35 (26.72%) CSS
10 33 (25.19%) Cucumber
11 32 (24.43%) Kanban
12 31 (23.66%) Python
13 29 (22.14%) Web Services
13 29 (22.14%) Maven
14 27 (20.61%) Open Source
15 24 (18.32%) Spring
16 23 (17.56%) Gradle
17 21 (16.03%) SQL
17 21 (16.03%) Jenkins
17 21 (16.03%) HTML5
17 21 (16.03%) JIRA
17 21 (16.03%) OpenLayers
18 20 (15.27%) Selenium
18 20 (15.27%) jQuery
18 20 (15.27%) OO
18 20 (15.27%) JBoss
19 19 (14.50%) ESRI
19 19 (14.50%) Oracle
19 19 (14.50%) .NET
19 19 (14.50%) JBehave

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (15.27%) JBoss
2 19 (14.50%) GeoServer
3 8 (6.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (4.58%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.29%) CMS
6 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.53%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.74%) NoSQL
2 17 (12.98%) Oracle Database
3 10 (7.63%) GIS
4 9 (6.87%) Spatial Data
5 5 (3.82%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.53%) DB2
8 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (25.19%) Cucumber
2 29 (22.14%) Maven
3 23 (17.56%) Gradle
4 21 (16.03%) Jenkins
4 21 (16.03%) JIRA
5 20 (15.27%) Selenium
6 19 (14.50%) JBehave
7 17 (12.98%) Git (software)
8 14 (10.69%) Eclipse
9 13 (9.92%) Subversion
10 9 (6.87%) Jasmine
10 9 (6.87%) SpecFlow
11 8 (6.11%) Hudson
11 8 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (4.58%) Visual Studio
13 5 (3.82%) Bower
13 5 (3.82%) JProfiler
13 5 (3.82%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (3.82%) Protractor
14 3 (2.29%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (10.69%) Finance
2 7 (5.34%) Banking
3 3 (2.29%) Publishing
4 2 (1.53%) Back Office
4 2 (1.53%) Law
5 1 (0.76%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) Local Government
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (63.36%) Developer
2 40 (30.53%) Java Developer
3 22 (16.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 20 (15.27%) Senior Developer
5 19 (14.50%) Scrum Master
6 14 (10.69%) Angular Developer
7 9 (6.87%) HTML Developer
7 9 (6.87%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (6.11%) UI Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Open Source Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Python Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) Agile Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.58%) HTML CSS Developer
11 5 (3.82%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.82%) Node.js Developer
11 5 (3.82%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (48.09%) AngularJS
2 45 (34.35%) HTML
3 35 (26.72%) CSS
4 29 (22.14%) Web Services
5 24 (18.32%) Spring
6 21 (16.03%) HTML5
6 21 (16.03%) OpenLayers
7 20 (15.27%) jQuery
8 19 (14.50%) .NET
8 19 (14.50%) Leaflet
8 19 (14.50%) PostGIS
9 18 (13.74%) Java EE
10 17 (12.98%) XML
11 16 (12.21%) CSS3
11 16 (12.21%) RESTful
12 15 (11.45%) Hibernate
12 15 (11.45%) Node.js
12 15 (11.45%) REST
13 14 (10.69%) XSLT
14 12 (9.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.63%) User Experience
2 5 (3.82%) Fintech
3 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.53%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.53%) iPad
4 2 (1.53%) iPhone
4 2 (1.53%) Social Media
5 1 (0.76%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.63%) Linux
2 5 (3.82%) Windows
3 2 (1.53%) Android
3 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (88.55%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (71.76%) Scrum
3 78 (59.54%) BDD
4 59 (45.04%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (24.43%) Kanban
6 27 (20.61%) Open Source
7 20 (15.27%) OO
8 19 (14.50%) DevOps
9 18 (13.74%) Mentoring
10 17 (12.98%) MVC
11 15 (11.45%) Coaching
11 15 (11.45%) Front End Development
11 15 (11.45%) SOA
11 15 (11.45%) Software Engineering
12 14 (10.69%) Open Source Development
13 13 (9.92%) Microservices
13 13 (9.92%) Test Automation
14 12 (9.16%) Continuous Deployment
14 12 (9.16%) Project Management
15 11 (8.40%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 80 (61.07%) Java
2 54 (41.22%) JavaScript
3 31 (23.66%) Python
4 21 (16.03%) SQL
5 10 (7.63%) C#
6 7 (5.34%) ES6
7 5 (3.82%) Ruby
7 5 (3.82%) VB
8 4 (3.05%) Perl
8 4 (3.05%) Scala
9 3 (2.29%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.53%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.53%) Clojure
10 2 (1.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (11.45%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.69%) Degree
3 8 (6.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.05%) ISEB
5 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) QA
2 5 (3.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) Puppet
2 4 (3.05%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (1.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (14.50%) ESRI
1 19 (14.50%) Oracle
2 8 (6.11%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.05%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.29%) Twitter
5 2 (1.53%) Apple
5 2 (1.53%) IBM
5 2 (1.53%) Misys
6 1 (0.76%) Progress
6 1 (0.76%) SAP
6 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
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