The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 46 58 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing TDD 41 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.94% 2.25% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 3.05% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £274 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £59.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.56%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1090 917 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.19% 73.65% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 564 294
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 75 (91.46%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (60.98%) Java
3 39 (47.56%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
5 24 (29.27%) HTML
5 24 (29.27%) SQL
5 24 (29.27%) Spring
6 23 (28.05%) Finance
7 22 (26.83%) J2EE
7 22 (26.83%) JUnit
8 21 (25.61%) BDD
9 19 (23.17%) Cucumber
9 19 (23.17%) XML
10 18 (21.95%) Hibernate
11 17 (20.73%) Linux
11 17 (20.73%) CSS
11 17 (20.73%) jQuery
11 17 (20.73%) Relational Database
12 16 (19.51%) Ant
12 16 (19.51%) Selenium
13 15 (18.29%) Maven
13 15 (18.29%) Scrum
13 15 (18.29%) Jenkins
13 15 (18.29%) SDLC
13 15 (18.29%) RESTful
14 14 (17.07%) MVC
14 14 (17.07%) Web Services
15 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
16 12 (14.63%) Mockito
16 12 (14.63%) Pair Programming

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.41%) JBoss
1 11 (13.41%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.10%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.44%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) Internet
2 3 (3.66%) Intranet
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) GPRS
3 1 (1.22%) PSTN
3 1 (1.22%) SMTP
3 1 (1.22%) PPP
3 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.22%) Informix
Development Applications
1 22 (26.83%) JUnit
2 19 (23.17%) Cucumber
3 16 (19.51%) Ant
3 16 (19.51%) Selenium
4 15 (18.29%) Maven
4 15 (18.29%) Jenkins
5 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
6 12 (14.63%) Mockito
7 11 (13.41%) FitNesse
7 11 (13.41%) Hudson
8 10 (12.20%) Eclipse
9 8 (9.76%) WebDriver
9 8 (9.76%) Gradle
9 8 (9.76%) JIRA
10 7 (8.54%) Subversion
10 7 (8.54%) jMock
11 5 (6.10%) Appium
11 5 (6.10%) Calabash
11 5 (6.10%) JProfiler
12 3 (3.66%) Xcode
General
1 23 (28.05%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Front Office
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (78.05%) Developer
2 39 (47.56%) Java Developer
3 7 (8.54%) Senior Developer
4 6 (7.32%) Python Developer
4 6 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (4.88%) UI Developer
5 4 (4.88%) .NET Developer
6 3 (3.66%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) C# Developer
6 3 (3.66%) Test Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (3.66%) Web Developer
6 3 (3.66%) UI Programmer
6 3 (3.66%) Android Developer
6 3 (3.66%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (3.66%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (3.66%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (3.66%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.27%) HTML
1 24 (29.27%) Spring
2 22 (26.83%) J2EE
3 19 (23.17%) XML
4 18 (21.95%) Hibernate
5 17 (20.73%) CSS
5 17 (20.73%) jQuery
6 15 (18.29%) RESTful
7 14 (17.07%) Web Services
8 11 (13.41%) .NET
8 11 (13.41%) XML Schema
9 10 (12.20%) HTML5
9 10 (12.20%) JSP
9 10 (12.20%) Java EE
9 10 (12.20%) JSF
10 9 (10.98%) Ajax
10 9 (10.98%) JSON
10 9 (10.98%) iBATIS
10 9 (10.98%) JDBC
11 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.44%) GIS
5 1 (1.22%) Equities
5 1 (1.22%) Derivative
5 1 (1.22%) EPoS
5 1 (1.22%) EMV
5 1 (1.22%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.73%) Linux
2 11 (13.41%) UNIX
3 7 (8.54%) Android
4 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (91.46%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (47.56%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (25.61%) BDD
4 15 (18.29%) Scrum
4 15 (18.29%) SDLC
5 14 (17.07%) MVC
6 12 (14.63%) Pair Programming
7 10 (12.20%) Test Automation
7 10 (12.20%) Unit Testing
8 9 (10.98%) OO
9 8 (9.76%) Open Source
9 8 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (9.76%) Web Development
10 7 (8.54%) SOA
10 7 (8.54%) CRM
11 6 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (7.32%) Android Development
11 6 (7.32%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 6 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (60.98%) Java
2 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
3 24 (29.27%) SQL
4 7 (8.54%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.32%) Python
5 6 (7.32%) PHP
5 6 (7.32%) C#
6 2 (2.44%) C
6 2 (2.44%) XPath
7 1 (1.22%) Perl
7 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Sun Certification
2 6 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (7.32%) Sun
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (1.22%) Twitter
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