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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing TDD 21 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.39% 2.44% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 2.99% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 9
Average daily rate £300 £400 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +68.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
481 636 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.58% 81.54% 79.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 389 233
Average daily rate £330 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £33.36 £15.77 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.50% +5.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) Scrum
3 18 (36.00%) Java
4 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (32.00%) CSS
4 16 (32.00%) MVC
4 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (30.00%) Banking
5 15 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 14 (28.00%) Web Services
6 14 (28.00%) C#
6 14 (28.00%) HTML
6 14 (28.00%) Finance
7 13 (26.00%) SQL
7 13 (26.00%) .NET
7 13 (26.00%) Subversion
8 12 (24.00%) Spring
8 12 (24.00%) Maven
8 12 (24.00%) JUnit
8 12 (24.00%) SOAP
8 12 (24.00%) REST
9 11 (22.00%) Unix
10 9 (18.00%) Eclipse
10 9 (18.00%) AngularJS
11 8 (16.00%) Gradle
11 8 (16.00%) Bitbucket
11 8 (16.00%) Mockito
11 8 (16.00%) Entity Framework
11 8 (16.00%) Microservices
11 8 (16.00%) SOA

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (6.00%) Drupal
1 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.00%) Data Mart
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.00%) MySQL
4 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.00%) DB2
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (26.00%) Subversion
3 12 (24.00%) JUnit
3 12 (24.00%) Maven
4 9 (18.00%) Eclipse
5 8 (16.00%) Bitbucket
5 8 (16.00%) Gradle
5 8 (16.00%) Mockito
6 7 (14.00%) FitNesse
6 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
7 5 (10.00%) JBehave
8 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
8 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.00%) HP UFT
9 2 (4.00%) Moq
9 2 (4.00%) NUnit
9 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
9 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (4.00%) WatiN
9 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (30.00%) Banking
2 14 (28.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Developer
2 7 (14.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Tivoli Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Tivoli Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Design Leader
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) CSS
2 14 (28.00%) HTML
2 14 (28.00%) Web Services
3 13 (26.00%) .NET
4 12 (24.00%) REST
4 12 (24.00%) SOAP
4 12 (24.00%) Spring
5 9 (18.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (16.00%) Entity Framework
7 7 (14.00%) Hibernate
7 7 (14.00%) HTML5
7 7 (14.00%) NHibernate
8 6 (12.00%) CSS3
8 6 (12.00%) J2EE
8 6 (12.00%) Spring MVC
9 5 (10.00%) React
9 5 (10.00%) Struts
10 4 (8.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.00%) DataPower
2 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.00%) BBC
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Unix
2 5 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (8.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.00%) Android
4 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) Scrum
3 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (32.00%) MVC
4 8 (16.00%) Microservices
4 8 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
4 8 (16.00%) SOA
5 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (14.00%) SDLC
6 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (12.00%) Kanban
6 6 (12.00%) OO
6 6 (12.00%) OOD
6 6 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (12.00%) Web Design
7 5 (10.00%) API Design
7 5 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) Java
2 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.00%) C#
4 13 (26.00%) SQL
5 7 (14.00%) Perl
6 5 (10.00%) Clojure
6 5 (10.00%) Python
6 5 (10.00%) Ruby
7 4 (8.00%) PHP
8 3 (6.00%) PHP 5
9 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.00%) C
10 1 (2.00%) C++
10 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Netcool
1 5 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 5 (10.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) IBM
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) MuleSoft
4 2 (4.00%) Sybase
5 1 (2.00%) Zend
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