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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 35 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs citing TDD 30 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.48% 2.48% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 3.11% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 21
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£315 £388 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% -22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +83.07%
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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
703 643 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.55% 79.68% 71.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 289 296
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.85% +89.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 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 35 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.91%) Java
3 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
3 26 (47.27%) HTML
4 23 (41.82%) SQL
5 22 (40.00%) CSS
6 20 (36.36%) Scrum
7 18 (32.73%) Spring
8 16 (29.09%) BDD
9 14 (25.45%) C#
10 13 (23.64%) Hibernate
11 12 (21.82%) Finance
11 12 (21.82%) Banking
11 12 (21.82%) .NET
11 12 (21.82%) OO
11 12 (21.82%) REST
12 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 11 (20.00%) HTML5
12 11 (20.00%) JSON
13 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (18.18%) Linux
13 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
13 10 (18.18%) MVC
14 9 (16.36%) Web Services
14 9 (16.36%) J2EE
14 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
14 9 (16.36%) CSS3
15 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (14.55%) SDLC
15 8 (14.55%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 4 (7.27%) Node.js
2 3 (5.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) CMS
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.73%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.45%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.45%) DB2
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.82%) KDB
6 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.55%) Maven
2 8 (14.55%) FitNesse
3 7 (12.73%) Selenium
3 7 (12.73%) JUnit
4 6 (10.91%) JIRA
4 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.91%) Cucumber
5 5 (9.09%) Hudson
6 3 (5.45%) Artifactory
6 3 (5.45%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (5.45%) Ant
6 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.64%) Mockito
7 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.64%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.82%) Bower
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.82%) Moq
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
1 12 (21.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 41 (74.55%) Developer
2 19 (34.55%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.73%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) UI Programmer
6 3 (5.45%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) UI Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Programmer
7 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (47.27%) HTML
2 22 (40.00%) CSS
3 18 (32.73%) Spring
4 13 (23.64%) Hibernate
5 12 (21.82%) .NET
5 12 (21.82%) REST
6 11 (20.00%) HTML5
6 11 (20.00%) JSON
7 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 9 (16.36%) J2EE
8 9 (16.36%) Web Services
8 9 (16.36%) CSS3
9 8 (14.55%) XML
10 7 (12.73%) SOAP
10 7 (12.73%) RESTful
10 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
11 6 (10.91%) JMS
11 6 (10.91%) jQuery
12 5 (9.09%) Ajax
12 5 (9.09%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) iSeries
3 2 (3.64%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) FMCG
4 1 (1.82%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.82%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Linux
2 8 (14.55%) UNIX
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) Scrum
3 16 (29.09%) BDD
4 12 (21.82%) OO
5 10 (18.18%) MVC
5 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (14.55%) SDLC
7 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.73%) OOD
8 6 (10.91%) SOA
9 5 (9.09%) Kanban
9 5 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.27%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.45%) Microservices
11 3 (5.45%) DevOps
12 2 (3.64%) Mobile Development
12 2 (3.64%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) Java
2 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
3 23 (41.82%) SQL
4 14 (25.45%) C#
5 8 (14.55%) Perl
6 7 (12.73%) PHP
7 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.27%) Python
7 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.45%) XPath
9 2 (3.64%) RPG IV
9 2 (3.64%) RPG
9 2 (3.64%) VBScript
10 1 (1.82%) C++
10 1 (1.82%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (3.64%) Netcool
1 2 (3.64%) Control-M
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Sybase
3 3 (5.45%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) Perforce
5 1 (1.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) Twitter
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) Informatica