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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 39 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 30 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.37% 3.17% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 3.98% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +118.46%
TDD
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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
716 678 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.54% 79.58% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 306 269
Average daily rate £350 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.64 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.57% +75.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.60 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £35.00 £17.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.94%) HTML
2 27 (50.94%) Java
2 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
3 23 (43.40%) CSS
4 20 (37.74%) SQL
5 19 (35.85%) Spring
6 17 (32.08%) Scrum
7 15 (28.30%) Hibernate
7 15 (28.30%) C#
7 15 (28.30%) Banking
8 14 (26.42%) .NET
8 14 (26.42%) BDD
9 13 (24.53%) REST
10 12 (22.64%) J2EE
10 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET
10 12 (22.64%) MVC
11 11 (20.75%) Finance
12 10 (18.87%) Web Services
12 10 (18.87%) SDLC
13 9 (16.98%) HTML5
13 9 (16.98%) OO
13 9 (16.98%) JUnit
13 9 (16.98%) Oracle
13 9 (16.98%) Maven
13 9 (16.98%) JSON
13 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (15.09%) FitNesse
14 8 (15.09%) jQuery
14 8 (15.09%) Perl

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
1 4 (7.55%) Node.js
2 3 (5.66%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.77%) CMS
3 2 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.55%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.77%) MySQL
6 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.77%) DB2
7 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.89%) KDB
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) JUnit
1 9 (16.98%) Maven
2 8 (15.09%) FitNesse
2 8 (15.09%) Cucumber
3 6 (11.32%) Hudson
3 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.32%) Selenium
3 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.55%) JIRA
4 4 (7.55%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.66%) Artifactory
6 2 (3.77%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.77%) Mockito
6 2 (3.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.89%) Moq
7 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.89%) RSpec
7 1 (1.89%) WatiN
7 1 (1.89%) Ant
General
1 15 (28.30%) Banking
2 11 (20.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (83.02%) Developer
2 20 (37.74%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.98%) .NET Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Web Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Umbraco Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Monitoring Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (5.66%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.77%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.77%) UI Programmer
10 1 (1.89%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.94%) HTML
2 23 (43.40%) CSS
3 19 (35.85%) Spring
4 15 (28.30%) Hibernate
5 14 (26.42%) .NET
6 13 (24.53%) REST
7 12 (22.64%) J2EE
7 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET
8 10 (18.87%) Web Services
9 9 (16.98%) JSON
9 9 (16.98%) HTML5
10 8 (15.09%) jQuery
11 7 (13.21%) XML
11 7 (13.21%) CSS3
12 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
12 6 (11.32%) JMS
12 6 (11.32%) Ajax
13 5 (9.43%) NHibernate
13 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
13 5 (9.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.89%) FMCG
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) UNIX
1 8 (15.09%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) Scrum
3 14 (26.42%) BDD
4 12 (22.64%) MVC
5 10 (18.87%) SDLC
6 9 (16.98%) OO
6 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (15.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (11.32%) OOD
8 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
9 5 (9.43%) Kanban
9 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (5.66%) SOA
11 3 (5.66%) Mobile Development
12 2 (3.77%) System Integration Testing
12 2 (3.77%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) Java
1 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
2 20 (37.74%) SQL
3 15 (28.30%) C#
4 8 (15.09%) Perl
5 7 (13.21%) PHP
6 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
6 5 (9.43%) Python
7 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.77%) VBScript
9 1 (1.89%) C++
9 1 (1.89%) Ruby
9 1 (1.89%) XPath
9 1 (1.89%) Scala
9 1 (1.89%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Tivoli
1 3 (5.66%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 3 (5.66%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) Sybase
3 3 (5.66%) IBM
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Perforce
5 1 (1.89%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) Twitter
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