The table below looks at the statistics for ATDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATDD over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
Rank - 130 127
Contract jobs citing ATDD 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.10% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.98% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ATDD
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2470 2366 2029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.75% 79.37% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1397 1295 1077
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 65 27
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

ATDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ATDD across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ATDD Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ATDD
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ATDD across the Scotland region.

ATDD Daily Rate Trend in Scotland