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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 44 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing TDD 20 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.58% 3.93% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 5.22% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 17
Average daily rate
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£388 £250 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £307 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -
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
634 460 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.91% 75.41% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 228 338
Average daily rate £400 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 8
Average hourly rate £16.64 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.93 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 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 43 (76.79%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (58.93%) Scrum
3 28 (50.00%) HTML
4 27 (48.21%) CSS
5 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
6 22 (39.29%) jQuery
7 18 (32.14%) Java
8 16 (28.57%) SQL
9 15 (26.79%) MVC
9 15 (26.79%) Ruby
9 15 (26.79%) User Experience
10 14 (25.00%) HTML5
10 14 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 14 (25.00%) MySQL
11 13 (23.21%) JSON
11 13 (23.21%) Mentoring
12 12 (21.43%) C#
13 11 (19.64%) Finance
13 11 (19.64%) CSS3
13 11 (19.64%) Relational Database
13 11 (19.64%) BDD
13 11 (19.64%) MongoDB
13 11 (19.64%) NoSQL
14 10 (17.86%) REST
14 10 (17.86%) Kanban
14 10 (17.86%) Scala
14 10 (17.86%) OO
15 9 (16.07%) RDBMS
15 9 (16.07%) Oracle
15 9 (16.07%) .NET

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.93%) Apache
2 5 (8.93%) CMS
3 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.57%) IIS
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.57%) Node.js
4 2 (3.57%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.79%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.79%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.79%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
1 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) MySQL
2 11 (19.64%) MongoDB
2 11 (19.64%) NoSQL
2 11 (19.64%) Relational Database
3 9 (16.07%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (16.07%) RDBMS
4 8 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.79%) DB2
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) JIRA
1 6 (10.71%) Cucumber
1 6 (10.71%) Jasmine
2 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.93%) RSpec
3 3 (5.36%) MSTest
3 3 (5.36%) Moq
3 3 (5.36%) NUnit
3 3 (5.36%) Selenium
3 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.57%) Maven
4 2 (3.57%) FitNesse
4 2 (3.57%) Ant
4 2 (3.57%) JUnit
4 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.79%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Subversion
5 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.79%) Mockito
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) Architect
2 10 (17.86%) Technical Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Digital Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Programmer
4 5 (8.93%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.14%) UI Developer
5 4 (7.14%) RPG Programmer
5 4 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) UI Programmer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.00%) HTML
2 27 (48.21%) CSS
3 22 (39.29%) jQuery
4 14 (25.00%) HTML5
4 14 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (23.21%) JSON
6 11 (19.64%) CSS3
7 10 (17.86%) REST
8 9 (16.07%) Django
8 9 (16.07%) .NET
9 8 (14.29%) Backbone.js
9 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 8 (14.29%) Play Framework
10 7 (12.50%) XML
10 7 (12.50%) Spring
11 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
11 6 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (8.93%) Ajax
12 5 (8.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) User Experience
2 6 (10.71%) iSeries
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) iPhone
4 1 (1.79%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.79%) UNIX
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (76.79%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (58.93%) Scrum
3 15 (26.79%) MVC
4 13 (23.21%) Mentoring
5 11 (19.64%) BDD
6 10 (17.86%) Kanban
6 10 (17.86%) OO
7 8 (14.29%) Software Architecture
8 7 (12.50%) Product Management
8 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 7 (12.50%) User Stories
9 5 (8.93%) Line Management
10 4 (7.14%) SOA
10 4 (7.14%) Release Management
11 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Multithreading
11 3 (5.36%) V-Model
11 3 (5.36%) Web Development
12 2 (3.57%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 18 (32.14%) Java
3 16 (28.57%) SQL
4 15 (26.79%) Ruby
5 12 (21.43%) C#
6 10 (17.86%) Scala
7 6 (10.71%) RPG IV
7 6 (10.71%) RPG
8 5 (8.93%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (3.57%) XPath
9 2 (3.57%) Python
9 2 (3.57%) Perl
9 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.79%) C++
10 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) VCP4
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) WCAG
1 2 (3.57%) WAI
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Control-M
2 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) IBM
2 2 (3.57%) Adobe
2 2 (3.57%) HP
2 2 (3.57%) Informatica
2 2 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.79%) Kony
3 1 (1.79%) Yahoo!
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) Sybase
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