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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 38 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing TDD 24 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.27% 2.47% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 3.58% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 9
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£388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -10.20%
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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
584 419 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.67% 69.03% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 208 265
Average daily rate £350 £362 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £238 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.93 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.85% -34.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 47 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.29%) HTML
3 29 (41.43%) CSS
4 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 25 (35.71%) Scrum
5 23 (32.86%) jQuery
6 21 (30.00%) C#
7 19 (27.14%) SQL
7 19 (27.14%) Ruby
8 18 (25.71%) Ruby on Rails
9 17 (24.29%) Finance
9 17 (24.29%) Java
10 16 (22.86%) MVC
10 16 (22.86%) Mentoring
11 15 (21.43%) OO
12 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 13 (18.57%) MySQL
13 13 (18.57%) XML
13 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
13 13 (18.57%) BDD
14 12 (17.14%) User Experience
14 12 (17.14%) .NET
15 11 (15.71%) MongoDB
15 11 (15.71%) NoSQL
15 11 (15.71%) HTML5
15 11 (15.71%) REST
16 10 (14.29%) Relational Database
16 10 (14.29%) Kanban
16 10 (14.29%) Scala
16 10 (14.29%) Google

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (8.57%) Apache
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.71%) CMS
2 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.86%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (2.86%) Node.js
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.86%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.86%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (2.86%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (2.86%) JBoss
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.43%) Drupal
4 1 (1.43%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.57%) MySQL
3 11 (15.71%) MongoDB
3 11 (15.71%) NoSQL
4 10 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 10 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.43%) GoogleTest
2 8 (11.43%) CppUnit
3 7 (10.00%) Jasmine
3 7 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (8.57%) RSpec
5 4 (5.71%) JIRA
5 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.86%) MSTest
6 2 (2.86%) Moq
6 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.86%) NUnit
7 1 (1.43%) JUnit
7 1 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.43%) Subversion
7 1 (1.43%) Maven
7 1 (1.43%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.43%) Selenium
7 1 (1.43%) Mockito
7 1 (1.43%) CodeRush
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 56 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (15.71%) C# Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 10 (14.29%) Architect
4 9 (12.86%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.43%) .NET Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Digital Architect
7 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Programmer
8 5 (7.14%) Lead Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.71%) C++ Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Technical Architect
10 3 (4.29%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Architect
10 3 (4.29%) UI Developer
10 3 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.29%) HTML
2 29 (41.43%) CSS
3 23 (32.86%) jQuery
4 18 (25.71%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (18.57%) XML
6 12 (17.14%) .NET
7 11 (15.71%) HTML5
7 11 (15.71%) REST
8 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
8 9 (12.86%) Django
8 9 (12.86%) WPF
8 9 (12.86%) CSS3
9 8 (11.43%) Play Framework
9 8 (11.43%) JSON
9 8 (11.43%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (11.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 8 (11.43%) STL
10 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (10.00%) Backbone.js
10 7 (10.00%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) User Experience
2 6 (8.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (5.71%) Derivative
3 4 (5.71%) iSeries
4 3 (4.29%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.86%) DataPower
5 2 (2.86%) Open Source
5 2 (2.86%) Clustering
6 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.43%) iPhone
6 1 (1.43%) iPad
6 1 (1.43%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Mac OS X
1 4 (5.71%) AIX
1 4 (5.71%) Solaris
1 4 (5.71%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) UNIX
2 1 (1.43%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.71%) Scrum
3 16 (22.86%) MVC
3 16 (22.86%) Mentoring
4 15 (21.43%) OO
5 13 (18.57%) BDD
6 10 (14.29%) Kanban
7 8 (11.43%) Software Architecture
7 8 (11.43%) Automated Testing
8 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.00%) Product Management
8 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.00%) User Stories
9 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.14%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.14%) Web Development
10 5 (7.14%) Line Management
11 3 (4.29%) UML
11 3 (4.29%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 21 (30.00%) C#
3 19 (27.14%) SQL
3 19 (27.14%) Ruby
4 17 (24.29%) Java
5 10 (14.29%) Scala
6 8 (11.43%) T-SQL
6 8 (11.43%) C++
7 6 (8.57%) CoffeeScript
8 4 (5.71%) RPG IV
8 4 (5.71%) RPG
9 3 (4.29%) PHP
9 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.86%) Python
11 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.43%) Perl
11 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) WCAG
1 2 (2.86%) WAI
2 1 (1.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Control-M
2 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) Google
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) Kony
4 2 (2.86%) Yahoo!
4 2 (2.86%) IBM
4 2 (2.86%) Adobe
5 1 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) Informatica
5 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.43%) Twitter
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