The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 32 59 41
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -18
Contract jobs citing TDD 112 81 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.68% 2.83% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.02% 3.57% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 49 68
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £286 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.76 £36.98 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -3.33%
TDD
UK

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
1596 2271 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.97% 79.21% 77.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 1209 1225
Median daily rate £375 £373 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 20
Median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Scotland region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +28 79 £450 +20.00% 17
Glasgow +8 27 £348 +6.92% 6
Stirling -1 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 - - 1
Fife - 1 - -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for TDD.

1 177 (88.06%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (72.14%) Scrum
3 119 (59.20%) Java
4 93 (46.27%) BDD
5 86 (42.79%) JavaScript
6 78 (38.81%) Maven
6 78 (38.81%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (34.33%) AngularJS
8 66 (32.84%) HTML
9 65 (32.34%) Open Source
10 60 (29.85%) Web Services
11 50 (24.88%) Python
11 50 (24.88%) Gradle
12 48 (23.88%) Cucumber
13 46 (22.89%) JIRA
14 43 (21.39%) CSS
15 42 (20.90%) GeoServer
15 42 (20.90%) OpenLayers
16 41 (20.40%) ESRI
16 41 (20.40%) JBehave
17 40 (19.90%) SOA
17 40 (19.90%) PostGIS
18 39 (19.40%) Leaflet
19 36 (17.91%) Kanban
19 36 (17.91%) Java EE
20 35 (17.41%) Subversion
20 35 (17.41%) XML
21 34 (16.92%) Hibernate
22 33 (16.42%) Eclipse
22 33 (16.42%) JBoss

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (20.90%) GeoServer
2 33 (16.42%) JBoss
3 15 (7.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (4.48%) CMS
5 5 (2.49%) ArcGIS
5 5 (2.49%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.99%) Drupal
6 4 (1.99%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.49%) Jadu
8 2 (1.00%) IIS
8 2 (1.00%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (5.97%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) PaaS
3 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.94%) GIS
2 21 (10.45%) Oracle Database
3 17 (8.46%) NoSQL
4 15 (7.46%) SQL Server
5 13 (6.47%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.97%) Spatial Data
7 4 (1.99%) DB2
7 4 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.50%) Big Data
10 1 (0.50%) HSQLDB
10 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.50%) QGIS
10 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.50%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 78 (38.81%) Maven
2 50 (24.88%) Gradle
3 48 (23.88%) Cucumber
4 46 (22.89%) JIRA
5 41 (20.40%) JBehave
6 35 (17.41%) Subversion
7 33 (16.42%) Eclipse
8 30 (14.93%) Selenium
9 29 (14.43%) Jenkins
10 24 (11.94%) Git (software)
11 16 (7.96%) Hudson
11 16 (7.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (5.97%) Visual Studio
13 11 (5.47%) Jasmine
14 7 (3.48%) JUnit
14 7 (3.48%) SpecFlow
15 5 (2.49%) Bitbucket
15 5 (2.49%) JProfiler
15 5 (2.49%) Mockito
15 5 (2.49%) Protractor
General
1 24 (11.94%) Banking
2 10 (4.98%) Finance
3 3 (1.49%) Back Office
3 3 (1.49%) Local Government
3 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.49%) Publishing
4 2 (1.00%) Games
5 1 (0.50%) Billing
5 1 (0.50%) Electronics
5 1 (0.50%) Law
5 1 (0.50%) Marketing
5 1 (0.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 145 (72.14%) Developer
2 64 (31.84%) Java Developer
3 28 (13.93%) Scrum Master
4 26 (12.94%) JavaScript Developer
5 22 (10.95%) Senior Developer
6 15 (7.46%) Open Source Developer
7 14 (6.97%) Web Developer
8 13 (6.47%) HTML Developer
9 12 (5.97%) Angular Developer
9 12 (5.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 12 (5.97%) GIS Developer
9 12 (5.97%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (4.98%) HTML CSS Developer
10 10 (4.98%) Python Developer
11 9 (4.48%) .NET Developer
11 9 (4.48%) UI Developer
12 7 (3.48%) Agile Developer
13 6 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (2.99%) Integration Developer
13 6 (2.99%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (34.33%) AngularJS
2 66 (32.84%) HTML
3 60 (29.85%) Web Services
4 43 (21.39%) CSS
5 42 (20.90%) OpenLayers
6 40 (19.90%) PostGIS
7 39 (19.40%) Leaflet
8 36 (17.91%) Java EE
9 35 (17.41%) XML
10 34 (16.92%) Hibernate
11 31 (15.42%) SOAP
12 30 (14.93%) HTML5
13 29 (14.43%) .NET
14 28 (13.93%) XSLT
15 27 (13.43%) Spring
16 26 (12.94%) CSS3
17 25 (12.44%) JPA
17 25 (12.44%) REST
18 23 (11.44%) Drools
18 23 (11.44%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.96%) User Experience
2 6 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.49%) Fintech
4 3 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.00%) DataPower
5 2 (1.00%) Derivative
5 2 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.00%) iPad
5 2 (1.00%) iPhone
5 2 (1.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.00%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (1.00%) Social Media
6 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.50%) IVR
6 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.98%) Linux
2 5 (2.49%) Unix
3 4 (1.99%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.49%) Android
4 3 (1.49%) Windows
5 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (88.06%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (72.14%) Scrum
3 93 (46.27%) BDD
4 78 (38.81%) Continuous Integration
5 65 (32.34%) Open Source
6 40 (19.90%) SOA
7 36 (17.91%) Kanban
8 33 (16.42%) Open Source Development
9 31 (15.42%) MVC
10 29 (14.43%) OO
11 27 (13.43%) Mentoring
11 27 (13.43%) SDLC
12 23 (11.44%) Coaching
13 22 (10.95%) Microservices
14 20 (9.95%) Web Development
15 18 (8.96%) PRINCE2
16 16 (7.96%) DevOps
16 16 (7.96%) Project Management
17 15 (7.46%) Data Migration
17 15 (7.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 119 (59.20%) Java
2 86 (42.79%) JavaScript
3 50 (24.88%) Python
4 29 (14.43%) SQL
5 19 (9.45%) C#
6 12 (5.97%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.48%) PHP
8 5 (2.49%) ES6
8 5 (2.49%) Ruby
9 3 (1.49%) C++
9 3 (1.49%) Clojure
9 3 (1.49%) Perl
9 3 (1.49%) Scala
9 3 (1.49%) VB
10 2 (1.00%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.00%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.50%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.50%) Lua
11 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (15.42%) Degree
2 6 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.99%) ISEB
4 3 (1.49%) MCAD
4 3 (1.49%) MCSD
4 3 (1.49%) MCTS
4 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.95%) QA
2 6 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.99%) WCAG
4 1 (0.50%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (3.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.99%) Ansible
2 2 (1.00%) Puppet
3 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.50%) Graphite
3 1 (0.50%) Kibana
3 1 (0.50%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 41 (20.40%) ESRI
2 24 (11.94%) Oracle
3 14 (6.97%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.99%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.99%) IBM
6 3 (1.49%) Twitter
7 2 (1.00%) Apple
7 2 (1.00%) Misys
7 2 (1.00%) Perforce
7 2 (1.00%) SAP
8 1 (0.50%) Genesys
8 1 (0.50%) Progress
8 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.50%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.50%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lennon Wright
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday