The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Contract jobs citing TDD 38 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.47% 1.79% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.93% 2.67% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.31% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £378 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £33.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
548 412 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.85% 67.21% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 196 271
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -31.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £133.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Glasgow region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.94%) HTML
3 24 (38.71%) CSS
4 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
5 19 (30.65%) C#
5 19 (30.65%) Scrum
5 19 (30.65%) jQuery
6 18 (29.03%) SQL
7 17 (27.42%) Java
7 17 (27.42%) Ruby
8 16 (25.81%) Ruby on Rails
8 16 (25.81%) Mentoring
9 15 (24.19%) Finance
9 15 (24.19%) OO
10 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
10 13 (20.97%) MySQL
10 13 (20.97%) MVC
11 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
11 12 (19.35%) XML
12 11 (17.74%) User Experience
12 11 (17.74%) MongoDB
12 11 (17.74%) NoSQL
12 11 (17.74%) REST
12 11 (17.74%) HTML5
13 10 (16.13%) BDD
13 10 (16.13%) Scala
13 10 (16.13%) WPF
13 10 (16.13%) Kanban
13 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
13 10 (16.13%) RDBMS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (9.68%) Apache
2 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.84%) CMS
4 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.23%) JBoss
4 2 (3.23%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.23%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (3.23%) GlassFish
4 2 (3.23%) Node.js
4 2 (3.23%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) MySQL
2 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 11 (17.74%) MongoDB
3 11 (17.74%) NoSQL
4 10 (16.13%) RDBMS
4 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
5 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (12.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.90%) CppUnit
2 8 (12.90%) GoogleTest
3 5 (8.06%) Jasmine
3 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.45%) RSpec
5 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.61%) CodeRush
6 1 (1.61%) MSTest
6 1 (1.61%) Moq
6 1 (1.61%) Mockito
6 1 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.61%) NUnit
6 1 (1.61%) Subversion
6 1 (1.61%) Maven
6 1 (1.61%) JIRA
6 1 (1.61%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.61%) Selenium
6 1 (1.61%) JUnit
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 49 (79.03%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) C# Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Architect
3 10 (16.13%) Technical Architect
4 9 (14.52%) Java Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Digital Architect
6 6 (9.68%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Lead Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Ruby Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Programmer
8 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.45%) C++ Developer
8 4 (6.45%) WPF Developer
9 3 (4.84%) UI Programmer
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Technical Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.94%) HTML
2 24 (38.71%) CSS
3 19 (30.65%) jQuery
4 16 (25.81%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (19.35%) XML
6 11 (17.74%) HTML5
6 11 (17.74%) REST
7 10 (16.13%) WPF
8 9 (14.52%) .NET
8 9 (14.52%) Django
9 8 (12.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 8 (12.90%) CSS3
9 8 (12.90%) Play Framework
9 8 (12.90%) STL
9 8 (12.90%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET
10 7 (11.29%) Reactive Extensions
10 7 (11.29%) Backbone.js
11 6 (9.68%) JSON
11 6 (9.68%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) User Experience
2 7 (11.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (6.45%) Derivative
4 3 (4.84%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (3.23%) Clustering
5 2 (3.23%) DataPower
5 2 (3.23%) Open Source
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) iSeries
6 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.61%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) AIX
1 4 (6.45%) Solaris
1 4 (6.45%) Linux
1 4 (6.45%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) UNIX
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) Scrum
3 16 (25.81%) Mentoring
4 15 (24.19%) OO
5 13 (20.97%) MVC
6 10 (16.13%) Kanban
6 10 (16.13%) BDD
7 8 (12.90%) Software Architecture
7 8 (12.90%) Automated Testing
8 7 (11.29%) Product Management
8 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
8 7 (11.29%) User Stories
9 6 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.06%) Multithreading
10 5 (8.06%) Line Management
11 4 (6.45%) Web Development
12 3 (4.84%) UML
12 3 (4.84%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 19 (30.65%) C#
3 18 (29.03%) SQL
4 17 (27.42%) Java
4 17 (27.42%) Ruby
5 10 (16.13%) Scala
6 8 (12.90%) T-SQL
6 8 (12.90%) C++
7 4 (6.45%) CoffeeScript
8 3 (4.84%) PHP
8 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.23%) Python
10 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.61%) RPG IV
10 1 (1.61%) RPG
10 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) WCAG
1 2 (3.23%) WAI
2 1 (1.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Control-M
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) Google
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle
4 2 (3.23%) IBM
4 2 (3.23%) Adobe
4 2 (3.23%) Yahoo!
4 2 (3.23%) Kony
5 1 (1.61%) HP
5 1 (1.61%) Informatica
5 1 (1.61%) Twitter
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