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 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 46 46 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 28 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.21% 2.72% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 3.85% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £500 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +50.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £346
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 £56.75 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+74.61% -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
679 468 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.78% 70.69% 70.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 264 287
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -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

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 26 (50.98%) HTML
2 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 21 (41.18%) CSS
3 18 (35.29%) Linux
4 16 (31.37%) C#
4 16 (31.37%) Mac OS X
4 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (31.37%) BDD
5 14 (27.45%) jQuery
5 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
6 13 (25.49%) AIX
6 13 (25.49%) Solaris
6 13 (25.49%) Ruby on Rails
6 13 (25.49%) Ruby
7 12 (23.53%) MVC
7 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 11 (21.57%) XML
8 11 (21.57%) Finance
9 10 (19.61%) SQL
9 10 (19.61%) OO
10 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
10 9 (17.65%) Java
10 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
10 9 (17.65%) Web Development
10 9 (17.65%) WPF
11 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (15.69%) PHP
11 8 (15.69%) .NET
12 7 (13.73%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (1.96%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.96%) Drupal
1 1 (1.96%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.80%) MySQL
5 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.92%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.96%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (1.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.73%) CppUnit
2 7 (13.73%) RSpec
2 7 (13.73%) Cucumber
2 7 (13.73%) GoogleTest
2 7 (13.73%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.92%) JUnit
3 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.96%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) Maven
4 1 (1.96%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) Hudson
4 1 (1.96%) CodeRush
4 1 (1.96%) JBehave
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 46 (90.20%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) C# Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Ruby Developer
4 6 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.84%) WPF Developer
6 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Programmer
7 3 (5.88%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.88%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) HTML
2 21 (41.18%) CSS
3 14 (27.45%) jQuery
4 13 (25.49%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (21.57%) XML
6 9 (17.65%) WPF
7 8 (15.69%) .NET
8 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
8 7 (13.73%) STL
8 7 (13.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 7 (13.73%) Backbone.js
8 7 (13.73%) Ember.js
9 6 (11.76%) Reactive Extensions
9 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (9.80%) Hibernate
10 5 (9.80%) Spring
10 5 (9.80%) ATL
10 5 (9.80%) COM+
10 5 (9.80%) DCOM
11 4 (7.84%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (9.80%) Derivative
3 2 (3.92%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.96%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Linux
2 16 (31.37%) Mac OS X
3 13 (25.49%) AIX
3 13 (25.49%) Solaris
4 6 (11.76%) UNIX
5 2 (3.92%) Windows
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (31.37%) BDD
2 12 (23.53%) MVC
3 10 (19.61%) OO
4 9 (17.65%) Web Development
5 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
7 6 (11.76%) Pair Programming
7 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Multithreading
8 4 (7.84%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (7.84%) Scrum
8 4 (7.84%) Web Design
9 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.92%) UML
10 2 (3.92%) OOP
10 2 (3.92%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (3.92%) OOD
10 2 (3.92%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 16 (31.37%) C#
3 13 (25.49%) Ruby
4 10 (19.61%) SQL
5 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 9 (17.65%) Java
6 8 (15.69%) PHP
7 7 (13.73%) C++
7 7 (13.73%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (3.92%) Python
9 1 (1.96%) Perl
9 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Google
3 2 (3.92%) Sybase
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Informatica
4 1 (1.96%) Twitter
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle