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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 21 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 57 69 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.00% 4.95% 4.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.43% 6.05% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 41
Median daily rate £400 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £391 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.37% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

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
676 1140 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.05% 81.78% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 592 568
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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.

1 125 (93.28%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (79.10%) Scrum
3 86 (64.18%) Java
4 76 (56.72%) BDD
5 66 (49.25%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (43.28%) AngularJS
7 54 (40.30%) JavaScript
8 47 (35.07%) HTML
9 44 (32.84%) Maven
10 40 (29.85%) Open Source
11 39 (29.10%) Web Services
12 36 (26.87%) Python
13 34 (25.37%) Cucumber
14 32 (23.88%) Kanban
14 32 (23.88%) CSS
15 28 (20.90%) Gradle
16 26 (19.40%) JIRA
16 26 (19.40%) OpenLayers
17 25 (18.66%) Subversion
18 24 (17.91%) Spring
18 24 (17.91%) Java EE
18 24 (17.91%) Hibernate
18 24 (17.91%) JBoss
18 24 (17.91%) ESRI
18 24 (17.91%) SOA
18 24 (17.91%) PostGIS
18 24 (17.91%) Leaflet
18 24 (17.91%) JBehave
18 24 (17.91%) GeoServer
19 22 (16.42%) XML

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 24 (17.91%) GeoServer
1 24 (17.91%) JBoss
2 11 (8.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.49%) CMS
4 2 (1.49%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.93%) Oracle Database
2 17 (12.69%) NoSQL
3 11 (8.21%) GIS
4 9 (6.72%) Spatial Data
5 5 (3.73%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 44 (32.84%) Maven
2 34 (25.37%) Cucumber
3 28 (20.90%) Gradle
4 26 (19.40%) JIRA
5 25 (18.66%) Subversion
6 24 (17.91%) JBehave
7 20 (14.93%) Eclipse
7 20 (14.93%) Jenkins
8 17 (12.69%) Selenium
9 12 (8.96%) Git (software)
10 10 (7.46%) Hudson
11 9 (6.72%) Jasmine
11 9 (6.72%) SpecFlow
12 8 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (4.48%) Visual Studio
14 5 (3.73%) Bower
14 5 (3.73%) JProfiler
14 5 (3.73%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (3.73%) Protractor
15 3 (2.24%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (7.46%) Finance
2 6 (4.48%) Banking
3 3 (2.24%) Publishing
4 2 (1.49%) Back Office
4 2 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
5 1 (0.75%) Local Government
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (67.16%) Developer
2 47 (35.07%) Java Developer
3 23 (17.16%) Senior Developer
4 21 (15.67%) Scrum Master
5 19 (14.18%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (8.96%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (8.21%) Angular Developer
8 9 (6.72%) HTML Developer
9 8 (5.97%) UI Developer
10 7 (5.22%) Open Source Developer
10 7 (5.22%) Python Developer
10 7 (5.22%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 6 (4.48%) Agile Developer
11 6 (4.48%) Agile Java Developer
11 6 (4.48%) HTML CSS Developer
11 6 (4.48%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.73%) Senior Software Engineer
13 4 (2.99%) .NET Developer
13 4 (2.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 4 (2.99%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (43.28%) AngularJS
2 47 (35.07%) HTML
3 39 (29.10%) Web Services
4 32 (23.88%) CSS
5 26 (19.40%) OpenLayers
6 24 (17.91%) Hibernate
6 24 (17.91%) Java EE
6 24 (17.91%) Leaflet
6 24 (17.91%) PostGIS
6 24 (17.91%) Spring
7 22 (16.42%) XML
8 20 (14.93%) XSLT
9 18 (13.43%) jQuery
10 17 (12.69%) .NET
10 17 (12.69%) HTML5
10 17 (12.69%) JPA
11 15 (11.19%) Drools
11 15 (11.19%) jBPM
11 15 (11.19%) RESTful
11 15 (11.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.72%) User Experience
2 5 (3.73%) Fintech
3 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.49%) iPad
3 2 (1.49%) iPhone
3 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.49%) Social Media
4 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.72%) Linux
2 5 (3.73%) Windows
3 2 (1.49%) Android
3 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (93.28%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (79.10%) Scrum
3 76 (56.72%) BDD
4 66 (49.25%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (29.85%) Open Source
6 32 (23.88%) Kanban
7 24 (17.91%) SOA
8 22 (16.42%) Open Source Development
9 18 (13.43%) Mentoring
9 18 (13.43%) OO
10 16 (11.94%) SDLC
11 15 (11.19%) Coaching
11 15 (11.19%) DevOps
12 14 (10.45%) Microservices
12 14 (10.45%) Software Engineering
13 13 (9.70%) Continuous Deployment
13 13 (9.70%) PRINCE2
13 13 (9.70%) Project Management
14 12 (8.96%) Front End Development
14 12 (8.96%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 86 (64.18%) Java
2 54 (40.30%) JavaScript
3 36 (26.87%) Python
4 21 (15.67%) SQL
5 9 (6.72%) C#
6 7 (5.22%) ES6
7 5 (3.73%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.73%) VB
8 4 (2.99%) Perl
8 4 (2.99%) Ruby
8 4 (2.99%) Scala
9 3 (2.24%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.49%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.49%) Clojure
10 2 (1.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (13.43%) Degree
2 13 (9.70%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.99%) ISEB
5 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.21%) QA
2 5 (3.73%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (2.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.22%) Puppet
2 2 (1.49%) Ansible
3 1 (0.75%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 24 (17.91%) ESRI
2 22 (16.42%) Oracle
3 11 (8.21%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.24%) Twitter
5 2 (1.49%) Apple
5 2 (1.49%) IBM
5 2 (1.49%) Misys
6 1 (0.75%) Progress
6 1 (0.75%) SAP
6 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
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