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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 44 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 23 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.70% 4.39% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 5.84% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £310 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -9.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £241 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +2.56%
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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
695 462 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.57% 75.12% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 236 357
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 10
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.18 £16.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +52.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.68 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (67.39%) Scrum
3 29 (63.04%) HTML
4 28 (60.87%) JavaScript
5 24 (52.17%) CSS
6 18 (39.13%) jQuery
7 17 (36.96%) JSON
7 17 (36.96%) Java
7 17 (36.96%) SQL
8 14 (30.43%) HTML5
9 13 (28.26%) BDD
9 13 (28.26%) CSS3
10 12 (26.09%) MVC
11 11 (23.91%) AngularJS
11 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
12 10 (21.74%) Finance
12 10 (21.74%) JIRA
13 9 (19.57%) C#
13 9 (19.57%) Oracle
13 9 (19.57%) User Experience
13 9 (19.57%) Backbone.js
14 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
14 8 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (17.39%) .NET
14 8 (17.39%) OO
14 8 (17.39%) RDBMS
14 8 (17.39%) Banking
15 7 (15.22%) Spring
15 7 (15.22%) Selenium
15 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) CMS
2 3 (6.52%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.52%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.17%) Node.js
4 1 (2.17%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
1 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
2 8 (17.39%) RDBMS
3 6 (13.04%) MySQL
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) DB2
6 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) JIRA
2 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 7 (15.22%) Selenium
4 6 (13.04%) Maven
4 6 (13.04%) Jasmine
5 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
6 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.70%) Hudson
6 4 (8.70%) RSpec
7 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.52%) MSTest
7 3 (6.52%) Moq
7 3 (6.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (6.52%) FitNesse
7 3 (6.52%) Ant
7 3 (6.52%) NUnit
7 3 (6.52%) Artifactory
8 2 (4.35%) JUnit
9 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Programmer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (8.70%) RPG Programmer
5 4 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (8.70%) UI Developer
5 4 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (8.70%) UI Programmer
6 3 (6.52%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.35%) RPG Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (63.04%) HTML
2 24 (52.17%) CSS
3 18 (39.13%) jQuery
4 17 (36.96%) JSON
5 14 (30.43%) HTML5
6 13 (28.26%) CSS3
7 11 (23.91%) AngularJS
8 9 (19.57%) Backbone.js
9 8 (17.39%) .NET
9 8 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (15.22%) XML
10 7 (15.22%) Spring
11 6 (13.04%) Ajax
11 6 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (10.87%) REST
12 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
13 4 (8.70%) SOAP
13 4 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (8.70%) JMS
13 4 (8.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) User Experience
2 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.04%) iSeries
4 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.17%) Open Source
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) UNIX
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (67.39%) Scrum
3 13 (28.26%) BDD
4 12 (26.09%) MVC
5 8 (17.39%) OO
6 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.87%) SOA
7 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Release Management
8 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.70%) OOD
8 4 (8.70%) Kanban
8 4 (8.70%) V-Model
9 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.52%) Multithreading
9 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.52%) DevOps
9 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.52%) Microservices
10 2 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 17 (36.96%) Java
2 17 (36.96%) SQL
3 9 (19.57%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) RPG IV
4 6 (13.04%) RPG
5 4 (8.70%) CoffeeScript
5 4 (8.70%) Ruby
6 3 (6.52%) XPath
7 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.17%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Control-M
2 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) HP
2 2 (4.35%) Informatica
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.17%) Sybase
3 1 (2.17%) IBM
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