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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 47 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing TDD 18 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.37% 3.40% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 4.57% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 20
Average daily rate
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£388 £238 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.15% -27.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £298 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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
600 438 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.16% 74.36% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 210 317
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £10.93 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 43 (76.79%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (55.36%) HTML
3 29 (51.79%) CSS
4 28 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 27 (48.21%) Scrum
5 27 (48.21%) jQuery
6 19 (33.93%) Ruby
7 18 (32.14%) Ruby on Rails
8 16 (28.57%) MVC
8 16 (28.57%) Java
9 14 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 14 (25.00%) User Experience
10 13 (23.21%) BDD
10 13 (23.21%) SQL
10 13 (23.21%) MySQL
11 12 (21.43%) HTML5
12 11 (19.64%) MongoDB
12 11 (19.64%) NoSQL
12 11 (19.64%) REST
12 11 (19.64%) C#
12 11 (19.64%) OO
13 10 (17.86%) Finance
13 10 (17.86%) Kanban
13 10 (17.86%) Scala
14 9 (16.07%) CSS3
14 9 (16.07%) Backbone.js
14 9 (16.07%) JSON
14 9 (16.07%) Django
15 8 (14.29%) Banking
15 8 (14.29%) PostgreSQL

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (10.71%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) CMS
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.57%) JBoss
3 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (3.57%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (3.57%) GlassFish
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.57%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.57%) Node.js
4 1 (1.79%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.79%) Drupal
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
1 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) MySQL
2 11 (19.64%) MongoDB
2 11 (19.64%) NoSQL
3 8 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Jasmine
1 8 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 7 (12.50%) RSpec
3 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.14%) JIRA
3 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.36%) Moq
4 3 (5.36%) MSTest
4 3 (5.36%) NUnit
5 2 (3.57%) GoogleTest
5 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.57%) CppUnit
6 1 (1.79%) Mockito
6 1 (1.79%) Maven
6 1 (1.79%) Subversion
6 1 (1.79%) Selenium
6 1 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.79%) JUnit
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) Architect
2 10 (17.86%) Technical Architect
3 9 (16.07%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Digital Architect
6 6 (10.71%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Programmer
8 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Architect
9 3 (5.36%) UI Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (5.36%) UI Programmer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Technical Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.57%) RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (55.36%) HTML
2 29 (51.79%) CSS
3 27 (48.21%) jQuery
4 18 (32.14%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (21.43%) HTML5
6 11 (19.64%) REST
7 9 (16.07%) CSS3
7 9 (16.07%) Backbone.js
7 9 (16.07%) JSON
7 9 (16.07%) Django
8 8 (14.29%) .NET
8 8 (14.29%) Play Framework
9 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 7 (12.50%) XML
10 6 (10.71%) Spring
10 6 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (8.93%) Ajax
11 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
12 4 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) User Experience
2 4 (7.14%) iSeries
3 2 (3.57%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.57%) DataPower
3 2 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) iPhone
4 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Derivative
4 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
1 3 (5.36%) AIX
1 3 (5.36%) Solaris
1 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (76.79%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (48.21%) Scrum
3 16 (28.57%) MVC
4 14 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 13 (23.21%) BDD
6 11 (19.64%) OO
7 10 (17.86%) Kanban
8 8 (14.29%) Software Architecture
9 7 (12.50%) Product Management
9 7 (12.50%) User Stories
9 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 5 (8.93%) Line Management
10 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.93%) Web Development
11 3 (5.36%) Multithreading
11 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.36%) SOA
11 3 (5.36%) UML
11 3 (5.36%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (33.93%) Ruby
3 16 (28.57%) Java
4 13 (23.21%) SQL
5 11 (19.64%) C#
6 10 (17.86%) Scala
7 7 (12.50%) CoffeeScript
8 4 (7.14%) RPG
8 4 (7.14%) RPG IV
9 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.57%) PHP
10 2 (3.57%) C++
10 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.57%) Python
11 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) WCAG
1 2 (3.57%) WAI
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Control-M
2 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (7.14%) Google
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.57%) IBM
4 2 (3.57%) Adobe
4 2 (3.57%) Yahoo!
4 2 (3.57%) Kony
5 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.79%) Twitter
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) Informatica
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