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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 49 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing TDD 25 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.89% 2.75% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 3.89% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
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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
673 489 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.71% 70.87% 70.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 275 282
Average daily rate £364 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.04% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 12
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 24 (50.00%) HTML
2 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
2 19 (39.58%) CSS
3 17 (35.42%) Linux
4 16 (33.33%) C#
4 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (31.25%) Mac OS X
6 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 14 (29.17%) BDD
7 12 (25.00%) AIX
7 12 (25.00%) Solaris
7 12 (25.00%) Ruby
7 12 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 12 (25.00%) jQuery
8 11 (22.92%) MVC
8 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.83%) XML
9 10 (20.83%) Finance
10 9 (18.75%) WPF
10 9 (18.75%) Java
10 9 (18.75%) SQL
10 9 (18.75%) OO
11 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
11 8 (16.67%) .NET
11 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 8 (16.67%) Web Development
11 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
12 7 (14.58%) PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (2.08%) Mule
1 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) FTP
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.42%) MySQL
5 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.17%) Neo4j
5 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.50%) CppUnit
2 6 (12.50%) RSpec
2 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 6 (12.50%) GoogleTest
2 6 (12.50%) Jasmine
3 2 (4.17%) JUnit
3 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) Hudson
4 1 (2.08%) CodeRush
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.08%) JBehave
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 43 (89.58%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) C# Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Ruby Developer
5 6 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.33%) WPF Developer
8 3 (6.25%) PHP Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Programmer
9 2 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.17%) C++ Developer
9 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (2.08%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 1 (2.08%) SQL Developer
10 1 (2.08%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) HTML
2 19 (39.58%) CSS
3 12 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 12 (25.00%) jQuery
4 10 (20.83%) XML
5 9 (18.75%) WPF
6 8 (16.67%) .NET
7 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
8 6 (12.50%) STL
8 6 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
8 6 (12.50%) Backbone.js
8 6 (12.50%) Ember.js
9 5 (10.42%) Spring
9 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
10 4 (8.33%) JMS
10 4 (8.33%) ATL
10 4 (8.33%) COM+
10 4 (8.33%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (10.42%) Derivative
3 2 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Linux
2 15 (31.25%) Mac OS X
3 12 (25.00%) AIX
3 12 (25.00%) Solaris
4 6 (12.50%) UNIX
5 2 (4.17%) Windows
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) BDD
3 11 (22.92%) MVC
4 9 (18.75%) OO
5 8 (16.67%) Web Development
5 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 6 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 6 (12.50%) Pair Programming
7 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.33%) Scrum
8 4 (8.33%) Web Design
8 4 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.25%) Multithreading
10 2 (4.17%) UML
10 2 (4.17%) OOP
10 2 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
2 16 (33.33%) C#
3 12 (25.00%) Ruby
4 9 (18.75%) Java
4 9 (18.75%) SQL
5 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 7 (14.58%) PHP
7 6 (12.50%) C++
7 6 (12.50%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (4.17%) Python
9 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.08%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (4.17%) Sybase
4 1 (2.08%) Twitter
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Informatica
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