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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 38 37 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing TDD 58 46 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.45% 3.91% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 4.93% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £460 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +118.46%
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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
1321 933 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.58% 79.34% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 512 384
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (56.57%) Java
3 50 (50.51%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 31 (31.31%) HTML
6 29 (29.29%) BDD
7 27 (27.27%) Linux
8 26 (26.26%) Scrum
8 26 (26.26%) Jenkins
9 24 (24.24%) CSS
9 24 (24.24%) SQL
10 23 (23.23%) Web Services
11 22 (22.22%) Finance
11 22 (22.22%) Cucumber
12 21 (21.21%) JUnit
13 20 (20.20%) Hudson
14 19 (19.19%) XML
15 17 (17.17%) Python
15 17 (17.17%) MVC
16 16 (16.16%) JBoss
16 16 (16.16%) Ant
17 15 (15.15%) J2EE
17 15 (15.15%) OO
17 15 (15.15%) HTML5
17 15 (15.15%) jQuery
17 15 (15.15%) RESTful
18 14 (14.14%) Git (software)
18 14 (14.14%) Selenium
18 14 (14.14%) Relational Database
18 14 (14.14%) Pair Programming

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (16.16%) JBoss
2 8 (8.08%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.03%) Node.js
4 2 (2.02%) CMS
5 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.01%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) Firewall
2 1 (1.01%) SMTP
2 1 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.14%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.01%) Informix
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (26.26%) Jenkins
2 22 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 21 (21.21%) JUnit
4 20 (20.20%) Hudson
5 16 (16.16%) Ant
6 14 (14.14%) Selenium
6 14 (14.14%) Git (software)
7 12 (12.12%) Maven
8 11 (11.11%) JIRA
8 11 (11.11%) Eclipse
9 9 (9.09%) Mockito
10 8 (8.08%) JProfiler
10 8 (8.08%) Gradle
11 7 (7.07%) WebDriver
12 6 (6.06%) FitNesse
13 5 (5.05%) jMock
14 3 (3.03%) Xcode
14 3 (3.03%) Artifactory
14 3 (3.03%) Calabash
14 3 (3.03%) Grunt
General
1 22 (22.22%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Banking
3 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (78.79%) Developer
2 40 (40.40%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.14%) Python Developer
4 8 (8.08%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.05%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.04%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.04%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.03%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Quality Engineer
8 3 (3.03%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Analyst
8 3 (3.03%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.03%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.31%) HTML
2 24 (24.24%) CSS
3 23 (23.23%) Web Services
4 19 (19.19%) XML
5 15 (15.15%) J2EE
5 15 (15.15%) jQuery
5 15 (15.15%) RESTful
5 15 (15.15%) HTML5
6 13 (13.13%) Spring
7 12 (12.12%) Hibernate
8 10 (10.10%) .NET
9 9 (9.09%) JSP
9 9 (9.09%) Java EE
9 9 (9.09%) Sass
10 8 (8.08%) LESS
10 8 (8.08%) XSLT
11 7 (7.07%) XML Schema
11 7 (7.07%) JDBC
11 7 (7.07%) JSON
11 7 (7.07%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.03%) User Experience
3 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.02%) GIS
4 1 (1.01%) Equities
4 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.01%) Derivative
4 1 (1.01%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.27%) Linux
2 12 (12.12%) UNIX
3 6 (6.06%) Android
3 6 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (50.51%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (29.29%) BDD
4 26 (26.26%) Scrum
5 17 (17.17%) MVC
6 15 (15.15%) OO
7 14 (14.14%) Pair Programming
8 11 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 11 (11.11%) SDLC
9 10 (10.10%) Software Engineering
10 9 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 9 (9.09%) SOA
11 8 (8.08%) Kanban
11 8 (8.08%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 8 (8.08%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (8.08%) Mentoring
11 8 (8.08%) Open Source
12 6 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (6.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 56 (56.57%) Java
2 33 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 24 (24.24%) SQL
4 17 (17.17%) Python
5 11 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.08%) PHP
7 6 (6.06%) C#
8 2 (2.02%) Perl
9 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Sun Certification
2 6 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 6 (6.06%) Sun
2 3 (3.03%) TIBCO
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.02%) ESRI
4 1 (1.01%) VMware
4 1 (1.01%) Twitter
4 1 (1.01%) Xamarin
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