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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 46 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing TDD 27 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.03% 3.83% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 5.10% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 18
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.17%
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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
733 529 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.17% 75.04% 74.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 294 388
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 £245 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 2 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £18.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (60.00%) Scrum
3 25 (55.56%) HTML
3 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 21 (46.67%) CSS
5 16 (35.56%) Java
6 15 (33.33%) JSON
7 14 (31.11%) jQuery
7 14 (31.11%) BDD
8 12 (26.67%) SQL
9 11 (24.44%) MVC
10 10 (22.22%) C#
10 10 (22.22%) JIRA
11 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (20.00%) HTML5
11 9 (20.00%) XML
11 9 (20.00%) Finance
11 9 (20.00%) CSS3
11 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
12 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
12 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
12 8 (17.78%) Linux
12 8 (17.78%) .NET
13 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
13 7 (15.56%) Selenium
13 7 (15.56%) Banking
13 7 (15.56%) Ajax
13 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (15.56%) Backbone.js
13 7 (15.56%) REST

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.44%) Node.js
3 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.22%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.67%) MySQL
3 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) JIRA
2 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
3 7 (15.56%) Selenium
4 6 (13.33%) Maven
5 5 (11.11%) Jasmine
6 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.89%) Hudson
6 4 (8.89%) RSpec
7 3 (6.67%) Ant
7 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
7 3 (6.67%) MSTest
7 3 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (6.67%) Moq
7 3 (6.67%) FitNesse
7 3 (6.67%) NUnit
7 3 (6.67%) Artifactory
8 2 (4.44%) JUnit
9 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.22%) Mockito
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.56%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.89%) RPG Programmer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Programmer
6 3 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.67%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) UI Programmer
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) RPG Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (55.56%) HTML
2 21 (46.67%) CSS
3 15 (33.33%) JSON
4 14 (31.11%) jQuery
5 9 (20.00%) HTML5
5 9 (20.00%) XML
5 9 (20.00%) CSS3
5 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (17.78%) .NET
7 7 (15.56%) Ajax
7 7 (15.56%) Backbone.js
7 7 (15.56%) REST
8 6 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (13.33%) Spring
9 5 (11.11%) SOAP
9 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
10 4 (8.89%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (8.89%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
10 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) User Experience
2 6 (13.33%) iSeries
3 1 (2.22%) iPhone
3 1 (2.22%) iPad
3 1 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) UNIX
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (60.00%) Scrum
3 14 (31.11%) BDD
4 11 (24.44%) MVC
5 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.33%) SOA
6 6 (13.33%) OO
7 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.89%) Release Management
8 4 (8.89%) Kanban
8 4 (8.89%) OOD
9 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 3 (6.67%) DevOps
9 3 (6.67%) Microservices
9 3 (6.67%) Mobile Development
10 2 (4.44%) Web Development
10 2 (4.44%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 16 (35.56%) Java
3 12 (26.67%) SQL
4 10 (22.22%) C#
5 6 (13.33%) RPG IV
5 6 (13.33%) RPG
6 4 (8.89%) CoffeeScript
6 4 (8.89%) Ruby
7 3 (6.67%) XPath
8 2 (4.44%) Perl
8 2 (4.44%) Python
9 1 (2.22%) PHP
9 1 (2.22%) C++
9 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Control-M
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (2.22%) Netcool
2 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) IBM
2 2 (4.44%) Sybase
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) Informatica
3 1 (2.22%) Sitecore