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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 20 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -11
Contract jobs citing TDD 67 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.47% 2.84% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 3.44% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 31 26
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
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
837 1394 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.79% 82.44% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 745 531
Median daily rate £389 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £15.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.01% -0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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.

1 121 (95.28%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (87.40%) Scrum
3 92 (72.44%) Java
4 71 (55.91%) BDD
5 70 (55.12%) Maven
6 68 (53.54%) JavaScript
7 63 (49.61%) Open Source
8 62 (48.82%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (42.52%) AngularJS
10 51 (40.16%) Web Services
11 50 (39.37%) Python
12 48 (37.80%) HTML
13 46 (36.22%) GeoServer
14 44 (34.65%) OpenLayers
14 44 (34.65%) PostGIS
15 42 (33.07%) Cucumber
15 42 (33.07%) Gradle
16 40 (31.50%) ESRI
16 40 (31.50%) JIRA
16 40 (31.50%) Subversion
17 39 (30.71%) JBehave
18 38 (29.92%) Leaflet
19 35 (27.56%) Jenkins
20 34 (26.77%) Hibernate
21 31 (24.41%) GIS
21 31 (24.41%) SOA
22 30 (23.62%) Java EE
22 30 (23.62%) Kanban
23 27 (21.26%) Selenium
24 26 (20.47%) 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 46 (36.22%) GeoServer
2 25 (19.69%) JBoss
3 6 (4.72%) CMS
4 5 (3.94%) ArcGIS
5 3 (2.36%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 12 (9.45%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.41%) GIS
2 25 (19.69%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.45%) Oracle Database
4 10 (7.87%) MongoDB
4 10 (7.87%) Spatial Data
5 6 (4.72%) QGIS
6 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 70 (55.12%) Maven
2 42 (33.07%) Cucumber
2 42 (33.07%) Gradle
3 40 (31.50%) JIRA
3 40 (31.50%) Subversion
4 39 (30.71%) JBehave
5 35 (27.56%) Jenkins
6 27 (21.26%) Selenium
7 25 (19.69%) Eclipse
8 19 (14.96%) Git (software)
8 19 (14.96%) Hudson
9 14 (11.02%) Bower
10 8 (6.30%) Artifactory
11 5 (3.94%) DBeaver
11 5 (3.94%) Jasmine
11 5 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (3.15%) Protractor
13 3 (2.36%) Visual Studio
14 2 (1.57%) gulp
14 2 (1.57%) Xcode
General
1 4 (3.15%) Banking
2 3 (2.36%) Finance
3 2 (1.57%) Publishing
4 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 103 (81.10%) Developer
2 40 (31.50%) Java Developer
3 26 (20.47%) GIS Developer
4 21 (16.54%) Senior Developer
5 15 (11.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (11.02%) Scrum Master
7 11 (8.66%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (7.87%) Open Source Developer
8 10 (7.87%) Web Developer
9 8 (6.30%) GIS Web Developer
10 6 (4.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.72%) Integration Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Agile Developer
11 5 (3.94%) HTML Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 4 (3.15%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.15%) Digital Developer
12 4 (3.15%) HTML CSS Developer
12 4 (3.15%) UI Developer
13 3 (2.36%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (42.52%) AngularJS
2 51 (40.16%) Web Services
3 48 (37.80%) HTML
4 44 (34.65%) OpenLayers
4 44 (34.65%) PostGIS
5 38 (29.92%) Leaflet
6 34 (26.77%) Hibernate
7 30 (23.62%) Java EE
8 26 (20.47%) JPA
8 26 (20.47%) SOAP
8 26 (20.47%) XML
9 25 (19.69%) Drools
9 25 (19.69%) jBPM
9 25 (19.69%) JSF
9 25 (19.69%) RichFaces
9 25 (19.69%) XSLT
10 24 (18.90%) CSS
11 22 (17.32%) jQuery
11 22 (17.32%) REST
12 17 (13.39%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.39%) User Experience
2 4 (3.15%) Fintech
3 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.57%) iPad
3 2 (1.57%) iPhone
3 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.57%) Photography
3 2 (1.57%) Social Media
4 1 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.87%) Linux
2 2 (1.57%) Android
2 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (95.28%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (87.40%) Scrum
3 71 (55.91%) BDD
4 63 (49.61%) Open Source
5 62 (48.82%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (24.41%) SOA
7 30 (23.62%) Kanban
8 26 (20.47%) SDLC
9 25 (19.69%) Coaching
9 25 (19.69%) Mentoring
10 23 (18.11%) Open Source Development
11 15 (11.81%) Front End Development
12 12 (9.45%) Microservices
12 12 (9.45%) Unit Testing
13 10 (7.87%) Project Management
13 10 (7.87%) Web Development
14 9 (7.09%) Continuous Deployment
14 9 (7.09%) PRINCE2
15 8 (6.30%) Waterfall
16 7 (5.51%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 92 (72.44%) Java
2 68 (53.54%) JavaScript
3 50 (39.37%) Python
4 23 (18.11%) SQL
5 13 (10.24%) PL/SQL
6 12 (9.45%) CoffeeScript
7 8 (6.30%) Perl
8 5 (3.94%) C#
9 3 (2.36%) ES6
9 3 (2.36%) PHP
9 3 (2.36%) Scala
10 2 (1.57%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.57%) Clojure
10 2 (1.57%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.79%) Ruby
11 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (14.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.57%) ISEB
2 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) QA
2 9 (7.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (7.09%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) GeoWebCache
2 3 (2.36%) Docker
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.87%) Ansible
2 2 (1.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (31.50%) ESRI
2 12 (9.45%) Oracle
2 12 (9.45%) Red Hat
3 10 (7.87%) VMware
4 2 (1.57%) Apple
4 2 (1.57%) Twitter
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