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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs citing TDD 46 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.82% 1.77% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 2.47% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £488 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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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
897 810 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.44% 71.87% 67.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 385 349
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 20
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £34.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 66 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (64.63%) Java
3 38 (46.34%) JBoss
3 38 (46.34%) SOA
4 34 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (36.59%) Scrum
6 26 (31.71%) XML
6 26 (31.71%) Java EE
7 24 (29.27%) Maven
7 24 (29.27%) JavaScript
8 23 (28.05%) HTML
8 23 (28.05%) Eclipse
9 22 (26.83%) XSLT
9 22 (26.83%) CSS
10 21 (25.61%) Spring
10 21 (25.61%) Performance Monitoring
11 18 (21.95%) Hibernate
12 16 (19.51%) BPMN
13 14 (17.07%) .NET
13 14 (17.07%) Workflow
13 14 (17.07%) Relational Database
14 13 (15.85%) Oracle
14 13 (15.85%) JSP
14 13 (15.85%) Servlets
14 13 (15.85%) MVC
14 13 (15.85%) JSF
15 12 (14.63%) Drools
15 12 (14.63%) jBPM
15 12 (14.63%) C#
15 12 (14.63%) Jenkins

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.66%) Sitefinity
2 3 (3.66%) GlassFish
2 3 (3.66%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) Relational Database
2 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.76%) RDBMS
3 8 (9.76%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.66%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (29.27%) Maven
2 23 (28.05%) Eclipse
3 12 (14.63%) Jenkins
4 11 (13.41%) Selenium
5 8 (9.76%) JProfiler
5 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
6 7 (8.54%) JUnit
7 6 (7.32%) Mercurial
8 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
8 5 (6.10%) FitNesse
9 4 (4.88%) Subversion
9 4 (4.88%) Jasmine
10 3 (3.66%) QUnit
10 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.44%) JIRA
11 2 (2.44%) Zephyr
11 2 (2.44%) Gradle
11 2 (2.44%) Grunt
11 2 (2.44%) Hudson
11 2 (2.44%) Mockito
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 61 (74.39%) Developer
2 36 (43.90%) Java Developer
3 12 (14.63%) Technical Leader
4 9 (10.98%) Senior Developer
4 9 (10.98%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (6.10%) ScrumMaster
6 5 (6.10%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Programmer
7 3 (3.66%) Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.44%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (2.44%) UML Business Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.44%) User Experience Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) XML
1 26 (31.71%) Java EE
2 23 (28.05%) HTML
3 22 (26.83%) XSLT
3 22 (26.83%) CSS
4 21 (25.61%) Spring
5 18 (21.95%) Hibernate
6 14 (17.07%) .NET
7 13 (15.85%) JSP
7 13 (15.85%) Servlets
7 13 (15.85%) JSF
8 12 (14.63%) Drools
8 12 (14.63%) jBPM
9 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET
10 9 (10.98%) WCF
11 8 (9.76%) jQuery
11 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (8.54%) JMS
13 5 (6.10%) REST
13 5 (6.10%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.66%) User Experience
2 2 (2.44%) Open Source
3 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) AIX
2 4 (4.88%) Solaris
2 4 (4.88%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.66%) UNIX
4 2 (2.44%) Windows
5 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (46.34%) SOA
3 34 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (36.59%) Scrum
5 21 (25.61%) Performance Monitoring
6 16 (19.51%) BPMN
7 14 (17.07%) Workflow
8 13 (15.85%) MVC
9 10 (12.20%) BDD
10 9 (10.98%) Data Modelling
10 9 (10.98%) Pair Programming
11 8 (9.76%) Waterfall
12 5 (6.10%) UML
13 4 (4.88%) OO
13 4 (4.88%) Web Development
13 4 (4.88%) Use Case
13 4 (4.88%) Test Automation
14 3 (3.66%) Responsive Web Design
14 3 (3.66%) Kanban
14 3 (3.66%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 53 (64.63%) Java
2 24 (29.27%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.63%) C#
4 8 (9.76%) Ruby
5 5 (6.10%) Groovy
6 4 (4.88%) SQL
7 2 (2.44%) Scala
8 1 (1.22%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.22%) AspectJ
8 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.22%) VBA
8 1 (1.22%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (46.34%) JBoss
2 13 (15.85%) Oracle
3 3 (3.66%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.22%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.22%) Sybase
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