The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 52 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing TDD 15 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.01% 2.15% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 3.02% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £500 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +56.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £354
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 £59.50 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+63.01% -8.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
556 596 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 74.43% 71.12% 67.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 306 253
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £9.25 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.78% -37.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.00 £10.30 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
TDD
Scotland

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 11 July 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 30 (66.67%) HTML
2 22 (48.89%) JavaScript
3 21 (46.67%) CSS
4 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (37.78%) Linux
6 15 (33.33%) BDD
7 13 (28.89%) C#
7 13 (28.89%) MVC
8 12 (26.67%) Java
8 12 (26.67%) Mac OS X
9 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
9 11 (24.44%) SQL
9 11 (24.44%) jQuery
10 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (22.22%) XML
10 10 (22.22%) Ruby
10 10 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
11 9 (20.00%) Finance
11 9 (20.00%) UNIX
11 9 (20.00%) .NET
11 9 (20.00%) MySQL
11 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 9 (20.00%) AIX
11 9 (20.00%) Solaris
11 9 (20.00%) Cucumber
12 8 (17.78%) RSpec
12 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
12 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
13 7 (15.56%) Hibernate
13 7 (15.56%) Scrum

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (2.22%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.22%) Drupal
1 1 (2.22%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) MySQL
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) Star Schema
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.44%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.22%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (17.78%) RSpec
3 6 (13.33%) Jasmine
4 5 (11.11%) JUnit
4 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 5 (11.11%) Subversion
5 4 (8.89%) JBehave
5 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.67%) Gradle
6 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.67%) TortoiseSVN
6 3 (6.67%) Hudson
6 3 (6.67%) GoogleTest
6 3 (6.67%) Maven
6 3 (6.67%) WATIR
6 3 (6.67%) Selenium
6 3 (6.67%) CppUnit
6 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Front Office
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (82.22%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.89%) PHP Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) WPF Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (2.22%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (66.67%) HTML
2 21 (46.67%) CSS
3 11 (24.44%) jQuery
4 10 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 10 (22.22%) XML
5 9 (20.00%) .NET
6 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
7 7 (15.56%) Hibernate
7 7 (15.56%) Spring
8 6 (13.33%) WPF
8 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (13.33%) Backbone.js
8 6 (13.33%) Ember.js
9 4 (8.89%) HTML5
9 4 (8.89%) WCF
10 3 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (6.67%) CSS3
10 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (6.67%) Derivative
3 1 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) Mac OS X
3 9 (20.00%) UNIX
3 9 (20.00%) AIX
3 9 (20.00%) Solaris
4 6 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) BDD
3 13 (28.89%) MVC
4 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (15.56%) Scrum
5 7 (15.56%) Web Development
5 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Pair Programming
6 6 (13.33%) OO
7 4 (8.89%) Web Design
7 4 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (6.67%) Inmon Methodology
8 3 (6.67%) User Stories
8 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.67%) ATDD
8 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) JavaScript
2 13 (28.89%) C#
3 12 (26.67%) Java
4 11 (24.44%) SQL
5 10 (22.22%) Ruby
6 7 (15.56%) PHP
7 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 5 (11.11%) Python
7 5 (11.11%) CoffeeScript
8 3 (6.67%) Groovy
8 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.67%) C++
9 1 (2.22%) Perl
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Capistrano
2 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) HP
3 3 (6.67%) VMware
3 3 (6.67%) Google
4 2 (4.44%) Sybase
5 1 (2.22%) JBoss
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Zend
5 1 (2.22%) Informatica
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