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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 44 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing TDD 44 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.99% 2.03% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 2.79% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.17%
TDD
Scotland

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
1124 895 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.46% 72.76% 71.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 527 269
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -64.28%
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 6 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 6 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 79 (92.94%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (68.24%) Java
3 39 (45.88%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (32.94%) Spring
4 28 (32.94%) JavaScript
5 27 (31.76%) SQL
6 26 (30.59%) JUnit
6 26 (30.59%) XML
7 25 (29.41%) HTML
8 23 (27.06%) J2EE
8 23 (27.06%) Cucumber
9 22 (25.88%) Relational Database
9 22 (25.88%) Hibernate
9 22 (25.88%) Scrum
10 21 (24.71%) BDD
11 20 (23.53%) Finance
12 19 (22.35%) Selenium
12 19 (22.35%) jQuery
13 18 (21.18%) Maven
13 18 (21.18%) Ant
13 18 (21.18%) CSS
14 17 (20.00%) JBoss
14 17 (20.00%) Jenkins
15 16 (18.82%) RESTful
15 16 (18.82%) Git (software)
15 16 (18.82%) Eclipse
16 15 (17.65%) XML Schema
16 15 (17.65%) Mockito
17 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
17 14 (16.47%) Web Services

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 17 (20.00%) JBoss
2 13 (15.29%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.06%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.35%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.35%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) Internet
2 3 (3.53%) Intranet
3 1 (1.18%) Firewall
3 1 (1.18%) GPRS
3 1 (1.18%) PSTN
3 1 (1.18%) SMTP
3 1 (1.18%) PPP
3 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.88%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.18%) Informix
4 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (30.59%) JUnit
2 23 (27.06%) Cucumber
3 19 (22.35%) Selenium
4 18 (21.18%) Ant
4 18 (21.18%) Maven
5 17 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 16 (18.82%) Eclipse
6 16 (18.82%) Git (software)
7 15 (17.65%) Mockito
8 14 (16.47%) FitNesse
9 10 (11.76%) Hudson
10 9 (10.59%) jMock
11 8 (9.41%) JProfiler
11 8 (9.41%) Subversion
11 8 (9.41%) Gradle
12 7 (8.24%) WebDriver
12 7 (8.24%) JIRA
13 5 (5.88%) Calabash
13 5 (5.88%) Grunt
13 5 (5.88%) Appium
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Retail
5 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Front Office
6 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (76.47%) Developer
2 47 (55.29%) Java Developer
3 8 (9.41%) Senior Developer
4 7 (8.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (7.06%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (4.71%) UI Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Tester
7 3 (3.53%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (3.53%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Android Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) UI Programmer
8 2 (2.35%) Agile Coach
8 2 (2.35%) QA Tester
8 2 (2.35%) GIS Developer
9 1 (1.18%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.94%) Spring
2 26 (30.59%) XML
3 25 (29.41%) HTML
4 23 (27.06%) J2EE
5 22 (25.88%) Hibernate
6 19 (22.35%) jQuery
7 18 (21.18%) CSS
8 16 (18.82%) RESTful
9 15 (17.65%) XML Schema
10 14 (16.47%) Web Services
11 13 (15.29%) JSP
12 12 (14.12%) JSF
12 12 (14.12%) Java EE
13 11 (12.94%) JSON
13 11 (12.94%) iBATIS
13 11 (12.94%) JDBC
14 9 (10.59%) Ajax
15 8 (9.41%) .NET
15 8 (9.41%) XSLT
15 8 (9.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Open Source
2 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.71%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.35%) GIS
6 1 (1.18%) Equities
6 1 (1.18%) Derivative
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) EPoS
6 1 (1.18%) EMV
6 1 (1.18%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.29%) Linux
2 9 (10.59%) UNIX
3 7 (8.24%) Android
4 5 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (92.94%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (45.88%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (25.88%) Scrum
4 21 (24.71%) BDD
5 14 (16.47%) Pair Programming
5 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
6 13 (15.29%) SOA
7 10 (11.76%) MVC
7 10 (11.76%) Web Development
7 10 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (10.59%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (10.59%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 9 (10.59%) Unit Testing
8 9 (10.59%) OO
9 8 (9.41%) CRM
10 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.06%) Android Development
10 6 (7.06%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (5.88%) Automated Testing
11 5 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (68.24%) Java
2 28 (32.94%) JavaScript
3 27 (31.76%) SQL
4 7 (8.24%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.71%) XPath
5 4 (4.71%) C#
6 2 (2.35%) C
7 1 (1.18%) Python
7 1 (1.18%) Perl
7 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Sun Certification
2 6 (7.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) Oracle
2 6 (7.06%) Sun
3 2 (2.35%) Google
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.18%) Twitter
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