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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 42 40 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing TDD 59 51 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.38% 3.52% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.30% 4.33% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 21
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -28.57%
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
1113 1178 1023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.63% 81.35% 78.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 630 619
Median daily rate £400 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 20
Median hourly rate £15.82 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.81% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £12.35 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 93 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (83.84%) Scrum
3 63 (63.64%) Java
4 53 (53.54%) JavaScript
5 50 (50.51%) BDD
6 46 (46.46%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (45.45%) Maven
8 43 (43.43%) AngularJS
9 40 (40.40%) Python
10 35 (35.35%) Open Source
10 35 (35.35%) GeoServer
11 33 (33.33%) PostGIS
12 32 (32.32%) Jenkins
12 32 (32.32%) OpenLayers
12 32 (32.32%) GIS
13 31 (31.31%) Kanban
14 30 (30.30%) Gradle
15 28 (28.28%) JBehave
15 28 (28.28%) Cucumber
15 28 (28.28%) jQuery
15 28 (28.28%) JIRA
15 28 (28.28%) Selenium
15 28 (28.28%) Web Services
16 27 (27.27%) HTML
16 27 (27.27%) SDLC
17 26 (26.26%) Leaflet
17 26 (26.26%) ESRI
18 24 (24.24%) NoSQL
18 24 (24.24%) REST
19 23 (23.23%) Java EE

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 35 (35.35%) GeoServer
2 19 (19.19%) JBoss
3 6 (6.06%) ArcGIS
4 5 (5.05%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.05%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.05%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.04%) CMS
6 3 (3.03%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) Heroku
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.32%) GIS
2 24 (24.24%) NoSQL
3 12 (12.12%) MongoDB
3 12 (12.12%) Spatial Data
4 7 (7.07%) QGIS
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (45.45%) Maven
2 32 (32.32%) Jenkins
3 30 (30.30%) Gradle
4 28 (28.28%) Cucumber
4 28 (28.28%) JBehave
4 28 (28.28%) JIRA
4 28 (28.28%) Selenium
5 22 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 19 (19.19%) Eclipse
6 19 (19.19%) Subversion
7 17 (17.17%) Hudson
8 13 (13.13%) JProfiler
9 12 (12.12%) Bower
10 8 (8.08%) Artifactory
11 5 (5.05%) DBeaver
12 4 (4.04%) gulp
13 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (2.02%) GitLab
14 2 (2.02%) SpecFlow
14 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.01%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (70.71%) Developer
2 30 (30.30%) Java Developer
3 25 (25.25%) GIS Developer
4 13 (13.13%) Scrum Master
4 13 (13.13%) Senior Developer
5 11 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (10.10%) Web Developer
7 9 (9.09%) Open Source Developer
8 8 (8.08%) Architect
8 8 (8.08%) GIS Web Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Agile Developer
9 5 (5.05%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Agile Java Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (2.02%) Applications Consultant
12 2 (2.02%) Consultant
12 2 (2.02%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (43.43%) AngularJS
2 33 (33.33%) PostGIS
3 32 (32.32%) OpenLayers
4 28 (28.28%) jQuery
4 28 (28.28%) Web Services
5 27 (27.27%) HTML
6 26 (26.26%) Leaflet
7 24 (24.24%) REST
8 23 (23.23%) Java EE
9 20 (20.20%) Hibernate
9 20 (20.20%) XML
10 19 (19.19%) CSS
10 19 (19.19%) Node.js
10 19 (19.19%) Spring
10 19 (19.19%) XSLT
11 17 (17.17%) SOAP
12 16 (16.16%) Drools
12 16 (16.16%) jBPM
12 16 (16.16%) JSF
12 16 (16.16%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) User Experience
2 4 (4.04%) iPad
3 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.02%) Photography
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) Fintech
5 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (2.02%) Unix
3 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (83.84%) Scrum
3 50 (50.51%) BDD
4 46 (46.46%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (35.35%) Open Source
6 31 (31.31%) Kanban
7 27 (27.27%) SDLC
8 22 (22.22%) SOA
9 14 (14.14%) Coaching
9 14 (14.14%) Front End Development
9 14 (14.14%) Microservices
10 13 (13.13%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 13 (13.13%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (11.11%) BPMN
11 11 (11.11%) Web Development
11 11 (11.11%) Workflow
12 10 (10.10%) Mentoring
13 9 (9.09%) Waterfall
14 8 (8.08%) Unit Testing
15 7 (7.07%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (63.64%) Java
2 53 (53.54%) JavaScript
3 40 (40.40%) Python
4 18 (18.18%) SQL
5 12 (12.12%) CoffeeScript
6 10 (10.10%) Perl
7 8 (8.08%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.04%) C#
9 3 (3.03%) PHP
10 1 (1.01%) Ruby
10 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) ISEB
2 2 (2.02%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.14%) QA
2 9 (9.09%) WCAG
3 8 (8.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) GeoWebCache
2 3 (3.03%) Docker
3 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (26.26%) ESRI
2 11 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.01%) Twitter