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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 42 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing TDD 99 89 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.50% 2.76% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% 3.35% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 52 58
Median daily rate £400 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
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
1793 2654 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.46% 82.27% 77.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1084 1381 1161
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 54 40
Median hourly rate £38.50 £23.35 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.88% -28.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +30 68 £400 +3.22% 7
Glasgow 0 22 £400 +25.00% 12
West Lothian +5 3 £378 +0.66%
Stirling +3 2 - -
Fife - 2 - -
Dundee - 1 - - 2
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 171 (88.14%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (74.74%) Scrum
3 128 (65.98%) Java
4 93 (47.94%) JavaScript
4 93 (47.94%) BDD
5 83 (42.78%) Maven
6 78 (40.21%) Continuous Integration
7 73 (37.63%) Open Source
7 73 (37.63%) AngularJS
8 69 (35.57%) HTML
9 65 (33.51%) Web Services
10 63 (32.47%) Python
11 54 (27.84%) Gradle
11 54 (27.84%) GeoServer
12 52 (26.80%) Subversion
12 52 (26.80%) OpenLayers
12 52 (26.80%) PostGIS
13 51 (26.29%) Cucumber
14 50 (25.77%) JIRA
15 49 (25.26%) CSS
16 47 (24.23%) Kanban
17 46 (23.71%) ESRI
18 45 (23.20%) JBehave
19 44 (22.68%) Leaflet
20 40 (20.62%) GIS
21 38 (19.59%) Jenkins
22 36 (18.56%) Java EE
23 35 (18.04%) SQL
23 35 (18.04%) SDLC
24 34 (17.53%) Hibernate

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 54 (27.84%) GeoServer
2 25 (12.89%) JBoss
3 7 (3.61%) ArcGIS
3 7 (3.61%) CMS
4 4 (2.06%) Drupal
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) Confluence
5 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 12 (6.19%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.55%) SaaS
4 2 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.03%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.62%) GIS
2 34 (17.53%) NoSQL
3 17 (8.76%) Oracle Database
4 14 (7.22%) Spatial Data
5 13 (6.70%) MongoDB
6 10 (5.15%) QGIS
6 10 (5.15%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.58%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (2.58%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.52%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 83 (42.78%) Maven
2 54 (27.84%) Gradle
3 52 (26.80%) Subversion
4 51 (26.29%) Cucumber
5 50 (25.77%) JIRA
6 45 (23.20%) JBehave
7 38 (19.59%) Jenkins
8 34 (17.53%) Selenium
9 32 (16.49%) Git (software)
10 31 (15.98%) Eclipse
11 22 (11.34%) Hudson
12 17 (8.76%) Bower
13 9 (4.64%) Jasmine
14 8 (4.12%) Artifactory
14 8 (4.12%) JUnit
14 8 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (4.12%) Visual Studio
15 7 (3.61%) DBeaver
16 6 (3.09%) Bitbucket
16 6 (3.09%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 24 (12.37%) Banking
2 8 (4.12%) Finance
3 6 (3.09%) Games
4 3 (1.55%) Local Government
5 2 (1.03%) Advertising
5 2 (1.03%) Publishing
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
6 1 (0.52%) Billing
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 146 (75.26%) Developer
2 53 (27.32%) Java Developer
3 33 (17.01%) GIS Developer
4 25 (12.89%) Senior Developer
5 21 (10.82%) Scrum Master
6 17 (8.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 16 (8.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 16 (8.25%) Web Developer
8 15 (7.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 15 (7.73%) Open Source Developer
9 8 (4.12%) Agile Developer
9 8 (4.12%) GIS Web Developer
9 8 (4.12%) UI Developer
10 6 (3.09%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (3.09%) Angular Developer
10 6 (3.09%) HTML Developer
10 6 (3.09%) Integration Developer
10 6 (3.09%) Programmer
10 6 (3.09%) Software Engineer
11 5 (2.58%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (37.63%) AngularJS
2 69 (35.57%) HTML
3 65 (33.51%) Web Services
4 52 (26.80%) OpenLayers
4 52 (26.80%) PostGIS
5 49 (25.26%) CSS
6 44 (22.68%) Leaflet
7 36 (18.56%) Java EE
8 34 (17.53%) Hibernate
8 34 (17.53%) REST
9 32 (16.49%) SOAP
10 31 (15.98%) XML
11 27 (13.92%) jQuery
12 26 (13.40%) JPA
12 26 (13.40%) Spring
13 25 (12.89%) Drools
13 25 (12.89%) jBPM
13 25 (12.89%) JSF
13 25 (12.89%) RichFaces
13 25 (12.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.28%) User Experience
2 7 (3.61%) Algorithms
2 7 (3.61%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.06%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (2.06%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.06%) Fintech
3 4 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.55%) iPad
4 3 (1.55%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (1.55%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.03%) iPhone
5 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.03%) Photography
5 2 (1.03%) Social Media
6 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.76%) Linux
2 8 (4.12%) Apple iOS
2 8 (4.12%) Unix
3 6 (3.09%) Android
4 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.03%) Windows
5 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (88.14%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (74.74%) Scrum
3 93 (47.94%) BDD
4 78 (40.21%) Continuous Integration
5 73 (37.63%) Open Source
6 47 (24.23%) Kanban
7 35 (18.04%) SDLC
8 33 (17.01%) SOA
9 30 (15.46%) Web Development
10 28 (14.43%) Mentoring
10 28 (14.43%) Open Source Development
11 25 (12.89%) Coaching
11 25 (12.89%) Microservices
12 24 (12.37%) Front End Development
13 23 (11.86%) MVC
14 19 (9.79%) OO
15 17 (8.76%) Software Engineering
16 13 (6.70%) Unit Testing
17 11 (5.67%) OOD
17 11 (5.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 128 (65.98%) Java
2 93 (47.94%) JavaScript
3 63 (32.47%) Python
4 35 (18.04%) SQL
5 22 (11.34%) PL/SQL
6 17 (8.76%) C#
7 15 (7.73%) CoffeeScript
8 14 (7.22%) Perl
9 7 (3.61%) C++
10 6 (3.09%) Ruby
11 4 (2.06%) Clojure
11 4 (2.06%) PHP
11 4 (2.06%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.55%) ES6
12 3 (1.55%) Scala
13 2 (1.03%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.03%) Lua
13 2 (1.03%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (11.86%) Degree
2 5 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.03%) ISEB
3 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.28%) QA
2 10 (5.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (4.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (3.61%) GeoWebCache
2 5 (2.58%) Docker
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (5.15%) Ansible
2 2 (1.03%) Graphite
2 2 (1.03%) Kibana
2 2 (1.03%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.03%) Mesos
2 2 (1.03%) Puppet
3 1 (0.52%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 46 (23.71%) ESRI
2 17 (8.76%) Oracle
3 13 (6.70%) VMware
4 12 (6.19%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.03%) Apple
5 2 (1.03%) Twitter
6 1 (0.52%) Genesys
6 1 (0.52%) SAP
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