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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Contract jobs citing TDD 46 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.39% 2.29% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.79% 3.27% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +36.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
677 459 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.37% 70.18% 72.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 252 308
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (65.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.78%) HTML
3 26 (38.81%) CSS
4 24 (35.82%) Ruby
5 23 (34.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
6 19 (28.36%) BDD
7 18 (26.87%) C#
8 17 (25.37%) Linux
9 16 (23.88%) Java
9 16 (23.88%) jQuery
10 15 (22.39%) SQL
10 15 (22.39%) Mac OS X
11 14 (20.90%) MVC
11 14 (20.90%) Finance
11 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
12 13 (19.40%) OO
12 13 (19.40%) XML
12 13 (19.40%) MySQL
12 13 (19.40%) Scrum
12 13 (19.40%) MongoDB
13 12 (17.91%) Mentoring
13 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
13 12 (17.91%) AIX
13 12 (17.91%) Solaris
14 11 (16.42%) REST
14 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
15 10 (14.93%) Kanban
15 10 (14.93%) Scala
15 10 (14.93%) WPF

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.99%) GlassFish
2 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.99%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.99%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (2.99%) WebLogic Integration
2 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.49%) CMS
3 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.49%) Drupal
3 1 (1.49%) Mule
3 1 (1.49%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) FTP
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) MySQL
1 13 (19.40%) MongoDB
2 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
3 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
4 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
5 8 (11.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (11.94%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (8.96%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.99%) Neo4j
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.49%) Sybase IQ
8 1 (1.49%) DB2
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.94%) GoogleTest
2 8 (11.94%) CppUnit
2 8 (11.94%) Cucumber
3 7 (10.45%) RSpec
3 7 (10.45%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) Maven
4 1 (1.49%) JUnit
4 1 (1.49%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.49%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.49%) Selenium
4 1 (1.49%) JBehave
4 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.49%) CodeRush
4 1 (1.49%) Hudson
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 52 (77.61%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) C# Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Architect
3 10 (14.93%) Technical Architect
4 9 (13.43%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Ruby Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Digital Architect
6 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Web Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.97%) WPF Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Programmer
8 4 (5.97%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Technical Architect
9 3 (4.48%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) HTML
2 26 (38.81%) CSS
3 23 (34.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 16 (23.88%) jQuery
5 13 (19.40%) XML
6 11 (16.42%) REST
7 10 (14.93%) WPF
8 9 (13.43%) Django
9 8 (11.94%) Play Framework
9 8 (11.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 8 (11.94%) STL
9 8 (11.94%) .NET
10 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
10 7 (10.45%) Backbone.js
10 7 (10.45%) Reactive Extensions
10 7 (10.45%) Ember.js
11 6 (8.96%) ATL
11 6 (8.96%) COM+
11 6 (8.96%) DCOM
11 6 (8.96%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (8.96%) User Experience
3 5 (7.46%) Derivative
4 4 (5.97%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.99%) DataPower
5 2 (2.99%) Clustering
6 1 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) Open Source
6 1 (1.49%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Linux
2 15 (22.39%) Mac OS X
3 12 (17.91%) AIX
3 12 (17.91%) Solaris
4 6 (8.96%) UNIX
5 2 (2.99%) Windows
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (65.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.36%) BDD
3 14 (20.90%) MVC
4 13 (19.40%) OO
4 13 (19.40%) Scrum
5 12 (17.91%) Mentoring
6 10 (14.93%) Kanban
7 9 (13.43%) Web Development
7 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.94%) Software Architecture
8 8 (11.94%) Automated Testing
8 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
9 7 (10.45%) Product Management
9 7 (10.45%) User Stories
10 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.46%) Pair Programming
11 5 (7.46%) Multithreading
11 5 (7.46%) Line Management
12 4 (5.97%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.82%) Ruby
2 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (26.87%) C#
4 16 (23.88%) Java
5 15 (22.39%) SQL
6 10 (14.93%) Scala
6 10 (14.93%) T-SQL
7 8 (11.94%) C++
7 8 (11.94%) PHP
8 7 (10.45%) CoffeeScript
9 4 (5.97%) Python
10 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.99%) Perl
11 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) WCAG
1 1 (1.49%) WAI
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) Google
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) JBoss
3 3 (4.48%) IBM
4 2 (2.99%) Kony
4 2 (2.99%) Sybase
4 2 (2.99%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe
5 1 (1.49%) Informatica
5 1 (1.49%) Twitter
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