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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 42 43 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing TDD 28 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.24% 2.74% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 3.55% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +63.01%
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
695 563 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.53% 77.12% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 273 321
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £18.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% +94.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
3 26 (49.06%) Java
4 25 (47.17%) HTML
5 21 (39.62%) SQL
5 21 (39.62%) CSS
6 19 (35.85%) Scrum
7 17 (32.08%) Spring
8 16 (30.19%) BDD
9 13 (24.53%) C#
10 12 (22.64%) Banking
10 12 (22.64%) Hibernate
10 12 (22.64%) JSON
10 12 (22.64%) HTML5
11 11 (20.75%) REST
11 11 (20.75%) Relational Database
11 11 (20.75%) .NET
11 11 (20.75%) OO
11 11 (20.75%) Finance
12 10 (18.87%) CSS3
13 9 (16.98%) Linux
13 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (16.98%) MVC
14 8 (15.09%) XML
14 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
14 8 (15.09%) J2EE
14 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
15 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
15 7 (13.21%) SDLC

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.66%) CMS
1 3 (5.66%) Node.js
1 3 (5.66%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.77%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
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 11 (20.75%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.21%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.66%) MySQL
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.66%) DB2
3 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.89%) KDB
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.21%) Selenium
2 7 (13.21%) FitNesse
2 7 (13.21%) Maven
3 6 (11.32%) JIRA
3 6 (11.32%) JUnit
4 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.43%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.55%) Hudson
6 3 (5.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.66%) Ant
6 3 (5.66%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.77%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.77%) NUnit
7 2 (3.77%) Mockito
8 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.89%) MSTest
8 1 (1.89%) Moq
8 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (22.64%) Banking
2 11 (20.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 40 (75.47%) Developer
2 17 (32.08%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.21%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Web Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) UI Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) UI Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Monitoring Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Umbraco Developer
8 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (47.17%) HTML
2 21 (39.62%) CSS
3 17 (32.08%) Spring
4 12 (22.64%) JSON
4 12 (22.64%) Hibernate
4 12 (22.64%) HTML5
5 11 (20.75%) REST
5 11 (20.75%) .NET
6 10 (18.87%) CSS3
7 8 (15.09%) J2EE
7 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
7 8 (15.09%) XML
8 7 (13.21%) Web Services
8 7 (13.21%) jQuery
8 7 (13.21%) RESTful
8 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
9 6 (11.32%) Ajax
9 6 (11.32%) SOAP
10 5 (9.43%) JMS
10 5 (9.43%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) User Experience
3 2 (3.77%) iSeries
3 2 (3.77%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) FMCG
4 1 (1.89%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.89%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) UNIX
3 2 (3.77%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.85%) Scrum
3 16 (30.19%) BDD
4 11 (20.75%) OO
5 9 (16.98%) MVC
5 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (13.21%) SDLC
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (11.32%) SOA
8 5 (9.43%) OOD
8 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Kanban
10 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.66%) Microservices
10 3 (5.66%) Mobile Development
10 3 (5.66%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (5.66%) DevOps
11 2 (3.77%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
2 26 (49.06%) Java
3 21 (39.62%) SQL
4 13 (24.53%) C#
5 7 (13.21%) Perl
5 7 (13.21%) PHP
6 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.66%) Python
7 3 (5.66%) XPath
7 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.77%) RPG
8 2 (3.77%) VBScript
8 2 (3.77%) RPG IV
9 1 (1.89%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.89%) Ruby
9 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (3.77%) Netcool
1 2 (3.77%) Control-M
2 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Sybase
3 3 (5.66%) IBM
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Perforce
5 1 (1.89%) Twitter
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Informatica
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