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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs citing TDD 75 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.30% 3.04% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.46% 3.81% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 27 16
Average daily rate £368 £388 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £339 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1161 1077 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.99% 79.90% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 596 434
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% +107.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £22.50 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £14.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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.

1 103 (91.96%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (66.07%) Scrum
3 72 (64.29%) Java
4 62 (55.36%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (47.32%) JBoss
6 51 (45.54%) SOA
7 50 (44.64%) Java EE
8 47 (41.96%) Eclipse
8 47 (41.96%) XML
9 45 (40.18%) XSLT
9 45 (40.18%) JProfiler
10 43 (38.39%) Performance Monitoring
11 42 (37.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 35 (31.25%) JavaScript
13 29 (25.89%) BDD
14 28 (25.00%) Spring
15 25 (22.32%) AngularJS
16 24 (21.43%) HTML
16 24 (21.43%) J2EE
16 24 (21.43%) OO
17 23 (20.54%) Maven
18 22 (19.64%) Finance
19 21 (18.75%) jQuery
19 21 (18.75%) SDLC
20 20 (17.86%) CSS
21 19 (16.96%) Selenium
22 18 (16.07%) JSF
22 18 (16.07%) Hibernate
23 16 (14.29%) Web Services
23 16 (14.29%) RESTful

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 53 (47.32%) JBoss
2 15 (13.39%) Tomcat
3 12 (10.71%) WebLogic
3 12 (10.71%) WebSphere
4 9 (8.04%) Node.js
5 7 (6.25%) CMS
6 5 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (4.46%) NServiceBus
7 3 (2.68%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.79%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.89%) GitHub
3 1 (0.89%) Heroku
3 1 (0.89%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) GIS
2 6 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.46%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.89%) MySQL
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (41.96%) Eclipse
2 45 (40.18%) JProfiler
3 23 (20.54%) Maven
4 19 (16.96%) Selenium
5 13 (11.61%) Git (software)
6 10 (8.93%) Cucumber
6 10 (8.93%) JIRA
7 9 (8.04%) WebDriver
8 8 (7.14%) Gradle
8 8 (7.14%) gulp
8 8 (7.14%) JBehave
8 8 (7.14%) Jenkins
9 7 (6.25%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.57%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.68%) Grunt
11 3 (2.68%) Hudson
11 3 (2.68%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.79%) Ant
12 2 (1.79%) Artifactory
12 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (19.64%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 91 (81.25%) Developer
2 60 (53.57%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.07%) Senior Developer
4 17 (15.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (11.61%) Agile Developer
5 13 (11.61%) Agile Java Developer
5 13 (11.61%) Web Developer
6 8 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) XML Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.46%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.46%) .NET Web Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Architect
9 4 (3.57%) Angular Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Digital Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Scrum Master
9 4 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (44.64%) Java EE
2 47 (41.96%) XML
3 45 (40.18%) XSLT
4 28 (25.00%) Spring
5 25 (22.32%) AngularJS
6 24 (21.43%) HTML
6 24 (21.43%) J2EE
7 21 (18.75%) jQuery
8 20 (17.86%) CSS
9 18 (16.07%) Hibernate
9 18 (16.07%) JSF
10 16 (14.29%) RESTful
10 16 (14.29%) Web Services
11 15 (13.39%) HTML5
12 13 (11.61%) SOAP
13 11 (9.82%) Apache CXF
14 10 (8.93%) CSS3
14 10 (8.93%) Drools
14 10 (8.93%) jBPM
14 10 (8.93%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) User Experience
2 6 (5.36%) iPad
3 5 (4.46%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.79%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.89%) Fintech
6 1 (0.89%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.68%) Android
2 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.79%) Linux
3 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (91.96%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (66.07%) Scrum
3 62 (55.36%) Continuous Integration
4 51 (45.54%) SOA
5 43 (38.39%) Performance Monitoring
6 42 (37.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 29 (25.89%) BDD
8 24 (21.43%) OO
9 21 (18.75%) SDLC
10 13 (11.61%) Waterfall
11 11 (9.82%) BPMN
11 11 (9.82%) Workflow
12 10 (8.93%) MVC
13 9 (8.04%) Automated Testing
13 9 (8.04%) Open Source
14 8 (7.14%) Front End Development
15 7 (6.25%) E-Commerce
15 7 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
16 6 (5.36%) Content Management
16 6 (5.36%) Isomorphic JavaScript
Programming Languages
1 72 (64.29%) Java
2 35 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 13 (11.61%) C#
4 9 (8.04%) Python
5 6 (5.36%) SQL
6 5 (4.46%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.79%) C
8 1 (0.89%) PHP
8 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (7.14%) ISEB
2 7 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.79%) Degree
3 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 13 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.46%) ESRI
3 4 (3.57%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle
5 2 (1.79%) Adobe
5 2 (1.79%) Twitter
6 1 (0.89%) hybris
6 1 (0.89%) Zend
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