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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 15 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Contract jobs citing TDD 79 57 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.71% 3.81% 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.75% 4.63% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 41
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £288 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.76 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.93% -6.41%
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
735 1232 1113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.04% 82.30% 76.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 615 613
Median daily rate £413 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.02 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.07% -15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 2016, 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.

1 126 (92.65%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (81.62%) Scrum
3 88 (64.71%) Java
4 72 (52.94%) BDD
5 65 (47.79%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (44.85%) Maven
7 57 (41.91%) JavaScript
7 57 (41.91%) Open Source
8 54 (39.71%) AngularJS
9 45 (33.09%) HTML
10 44 (32.35%) Web Services
11 41 (30.15%) Python
12 38 (27.94%) Cucumber
13 36 (26.47%) JIRA
13 36 (26.47%) Gradle
14 35 (25.74%) OpenLayers
15 34 (25.00%) GeoServer
15 34 (25.00%) SOA
16 33 (24.26%) ESRI
16 33 (24.26%) PostGIS
16 33 (24.26%) JBehave
17 32 (23.53%) Leaflet
17 32 (23.53%) Java EE
17 32 (23.53%) JBoss
18 31 (22.79%) Hibernate
19 30 (22.06%) XML
20 28 (20.59%) XSLT
20 28 (20.59%) Eclipse
20 28 (20.59%) Subversion
21 27 (19.85%) Kanban

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 34 (25.00%) GeoServer
2 32 (23.53%) JBoss
3 14 (10.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.68%) CMS
5 4 (2.94%) ArcGIS
5 4 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.47%) Drupal
6 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 12 (8.82%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 14 (10.29%) GIS
3 11 (8.09%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.15%) Spatial Data
5 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.47%) DB2
7 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.74%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 61 (44.85%) Maven
2 38 (27.94%) Cucumber
3 36 (26.47%) Gradle
3 36 (26.47%) JIRA
4 33 (24.26%) JBehave
5 28 (20.59%) Eclipse
5 28 (20.59%) Subversion
6 24 (17.65%) Jenkins
7 18 (13.24%) Selenium
8 13 (9.56%) Hudson
9 10 (7.35%) Git (software)
10 9 (6.62%) Jasmine
11 8 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (5.15%) SpecFlow
13 6 (4.41%) Visual Studio
14 5 (3.68%) JProfiler
14 5 (3.68%) Protractor
15 3 (2.21%) Bower
15 3 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
15 3 (2.21%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (5.88%) Finance
2 6 (4.41%) Banking
3 3 (2.21%) Publishing
4 2 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) Law
5 1 (0.74%) Local Government
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 98 (72.06%) Developer
2 45 (33.09%) Java Developer
3 20 (14.71%) Scrum Master
3 20 (14.71%) Senior Developer
4 16 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (7.35%) HTML Developer
7 8 (5.88%) Open Source Developer
7 8 (5.88%) UI Developer
8 7 (5.15%) HTML CSS Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Angular Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (4.41%) GIS Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Integration Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.68%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Agile Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Agile Scrum Master
11 4 (2.94%) Consultant
11 4 (2.94%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (39.71%) AngularJS
2 45 (33.09%) HTML
3 44 (32.35%) Web Services
4 35 (25.74%) OpenLayers
5 33 (24.26%) PostGIS
6 32 (23.53%) Java EE
6 32 (23.53%) Leaflet
7 31 (22.79%) Hibernate
8 30 (22.06%) XML
9 28 (20.59%) XSLT
10 25 (18.38%) JPA
11 24 (17.65%) SOAP
12 23 (16.91%) Drools
12 23 (16.91%) jBPM
13 22 (16.18%) CSS
14 21 (15.44%) JSF
14 21 (15.44%) RichFaces
15 16 (11.76%) HTML5
15 16 (11.76%) JMS
15 16 (11.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.56%) User Experience
2 5 (3.68%) Fintech
3 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.47%) iPad
3 2 (1.47%) iPhone
3 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.47%) Social Media
4 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.94%) Linux
2 3 (2.21%) Windows
3 2 (1.47%) Android
3 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (92.65%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (81.62%) Scrum
3 72 (52.94%) BDD
4 65 (47.79%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (41.91%) Open Source
6 34 (25.00%) SOA
7 27 (19.85%) Kanban
7 27 (19.85%) Open Source Development
8 24 (17.65%) Mentoring
9 22 (16.18%) Coaching
10 18 (13.24%) SDLC
11 15 (11.03%) DevOps
11 15 (11.03%) PRINCE2
12 14 (10.29%) OO
12 14 (10.29%) Project Management
13 13 (9.56%) Continuous Deployment
13 13 (9.56%) MVC
13 13 (9.56%) Waterfall
14 11 (8.09%) Data Migration
14 11 (8.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (64.71%) Java
2 57 (41.91%) JavaScript
3 41 (30.15%) Python
4 18 (13.24%) SQL
5 8 (5.88%) C#
6 7 (5.15%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.68%) ES6
8 3 (2.21%) Scala
8 3 (2.21%) VB
9 2 (1.47%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.47%) Clojure
9 2 (1.47%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.47%) PHP
9 2 (1.47%) Ruby
10 1 (0.74%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.74%) Perl
10 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (16.91%) Degree
2 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.94%) ISEB
4 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) QA
2 6 (4.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) Ansible
2 2 (1.47%) Puppet
3 1 (0.74%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 33 (24.26%) ESRI
2 19 (13.97%) Oracle
3 14 (10.29%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.21%) Twitter
5 2 (1.47%) Apple
5 2 (1.47%) IBM
5 2 (1.47%) Misys
6 1 (0.74%) Progress
6 1 (0.74%) SAP
6 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.74%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lennon Wright
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago