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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 39 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 46 31 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.36% 2.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 3.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 0
Average daily rate
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£394 £348 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
TDD
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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
1042 808 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.17% 71.82% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 427 222
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £14.68 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 87 (84.47%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (65.05%) Java
3 45 (43.69%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (33.98%) XML
4 35 (33.98%) JBoss
5 34 (33.01%) Scrum
6 32 (31.07%) JavaScript
7 30 (29.13%) HTML
7 30 (29.13%) Eclipse
8 29 (28.16%) SOA
9 28 (27.18%) Spring
9 28 (27.18%) jQuery
10 27 (26.21%) CSS
11 26 (25.24%) Java EE
11 26 (25.24%) Finance
12 25 (24.27%) Hibernate
12 25 (24.27%) JUnit
13 21 (20.39%) XSLT
13 21 (20.39%) Git (software)
13 21 (20.39%) Relational Database
14 20 (19.42%) Cucumber
15 19 (18.45%) Performance Monitoring
15 19 (18.45%) Pair Programming
16 18 (17.48%) JProfiler
16 18 (17.48%) Test Automation
17 17 (16.50%) J2EE
18 15 (14.56%) Banking
19 14 (13.59%) FitNesse
19 14 (13.59%) Tomcat
19 14 (13.59%) Mockito

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (33.98%) JBoss
2 14 (13.59%) Tomcat
3 13 (12.62%) CMS
4 5 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) IaaS
2 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) GPRS
2 1 (0.97%) PSTN
2 1 (0.97%) PPP
2 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.97%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.39%) Relational Database
2 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (29.13%) Eclipse
2 25 (24.27%) JUnit
3 21 (20.39%) Git (software)
4 20 (19.42%) Cucumber
5 18 (17.48%) JProfiler
6 14 (13.59%) FitNesse
6 14 (13.59%) Mockito
6 14 (13.59%) Grunt
7 13 (12.62%) Selenium
8 10 (9.71%) Maven
8 10 (9.71%) Ant
9 9 (8.74%) jMock
10 7 (6.80%) Subversion
11 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
11 6 (5.83%) Mercurial
12 4 (3.88%) RSpec
12 4 (3.88%) Jasmine
12 4 (3.88%) NUnit
13 3 (2.91%) WebDriver
14 2 (1.94%) JBehave
General
1 26 (25.24%) Finance
2 15 (14.56%) Banking
3 8 (7.77%) Retail
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (88.35%) Developer
2 57 (55.34%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.56%) Senior Developer
4 13 (12.62%) Web Developer
5 12 (11.65%) Front-End Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (6.80%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Front-End Web Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Technical Leader
8 6 (5.83%) Programmer
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Programmer
9 4 (3.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.91%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.91%) iOS Developer
10 3 (2.91%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Android Developer
11 2 (1.94%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.98%) XML
2 30 (29.13%) HTML
3 28 (27.18%) Spring
3 28 (27.18%) jQuery
4 27 (26.21%) CSS
5 26 (25.24%) Java EE
6 25 (24.27%) Hibernate
7 21 (20.39%) XSLT
8 17 (16.50%) J2EE
9 13 (12.62%) XML Schema
9 13 (12.62%) JSF
10 12 (11.65%) JSP
10 12 (11.65%) OOCSS
11 11 (10.68%) JDBC
11 11 (10.68%) iBATIS
12 9 (8.74%) Web Services
13 8 (7.77%) Servlets
13 8 (7.77%) Struts
14 7 (6.80%) .NET
14 7 (6.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.85%) Open Source
4 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.97%) EPoS
4 1 (0.97%) EMV
4 1 (0.97%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Linux
2 5 (4.85%) Android
3 4 (3.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.94%) UNIX
4 2 (1.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (84.47%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (43.69%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (33.01%) Scrum
4 29 (28.16%) SOA
5 19 (18.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 19 (18.45%) Pair Programming
6 18 (17.48%) Test Automation
7 12 (11.65%) Web Development
7 12 (11.65%) BDD
8 11 (10.68%) MVC
9 7 (6.80%) OO
9 7 (6.80%) Automated Testing
9 7 (6.80%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.80%) BPMN
10 6 (5.83%) Workflow
10 6 (5.83%) CRM
10 6 (5.83%) UML
11 4 (3.88%) Android Development
12 3 (2.91%) iOS Development
12 3 (2.91%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 67 (65.05%) Java
2 32 (31.07%) JavaScript
3 12 (11.65%) SQL
4 11 (10.68%) C#
5 7 (6.80%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.85%) Ruby
7 4 (3.88%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (1.94%) Groovy
8 2 (1.94%) Scala
8 2 (1.94%) XPath
9 1 (0.97%) C++
9 1 (0.97%) C
9 1 (0.97%) Perl
9 1 (0.97%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) Python
9 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) Sun Certification
2 6 (5.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (7.77%) Oracle
2 6 (5.83%) Sun
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
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