The table below looks at the statistics for TDD 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 TDD over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 44 60 76
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +16
Contract jobs citing TDD 101 55 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.63% 2.23% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.81% 3.18% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 26 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £385 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £33.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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
2099 1729 1779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.50% 69.97% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 855 880
Average daily rate £379 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 77
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +44.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +20 46 £388 +3.33% 7
Glasgow +16 46 £406 -14.47% 11
Fife - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 121 (72.46%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (49.70%) Java
3 61 (36.53%) HTML
4 56 (33.53%) CSS
5 55 (32.93%) JavaScript
6 52 (31.14%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (28.74%) XML
8 46 (27.54%) Scrum
9 43 (25.75%) JBoss
9 43 (25.75%) SOA
10 36 (21.56%) Spring
11 34 (20.36%) MVC
12 32 (19.16%) Maven
12 32 (19.16%) Ruby
12 32 (19.16%) BDD
13 31 (18.56%) C#
14 30 (17.96%) Java EE
15 28 (16.77%) Ruby on Rails
15 28 (16.77%) Hibernate
16 25 (14.97%) Finance
16 25 (14.97%) Eclipse
17 24 (14.37%) XSLT
17 24 (14.37%) jQuery
17 24 (14.37%) Relational Database
18 23 (13.77%) Linux
18 23 (13.77%) .NET
19 22 (13.17%) REST
19 22 (13.17%) Performance Monitoring
20 21 (12.57%) SQL Server
21 20 (11.98%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (2.99%) Tomcat
1 5 (2.99%) GlassFish
2 4 (2.40%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.80%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.80%) CMS
3 3 (1.80%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.80%) Sitefinity
4 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (1.20%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (1.20%) Apache
4 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.60%) Mule
5 1 (0.60%) Drupal
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.60%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.60%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.60%) FTP
2 1 (0.60%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.37%) Relational Database
2 21 (12.57%) SQL Server
3 14 (8.38%) MySQL
3 14 (8.38%) RDBMS
4 13 (7.78%) MongoDB
5 11 (6.59%) NoSQL
5 11 (6.59%) Oracle Database
6 10 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (4.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.80%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.20%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.60%) DB2
10 1 (0.60%) Sybase IQ
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (19.16%) Maven
2 25 (14.97%) Eclipse
3 20 (11.98%) Jenkins
4 17 (10.18%) Jasmine
5 16 (9.58%) JUnit
6 13 (7.78%) Cucumber
7 12 (7.19%) Selenium
7 12 (7.19%) Visual Studio
8 9 (5.39%) Git (software)
8 9 (5.39%) QUnit
9 8 (4.79%) Hudson
9 8 (4.79%) GoogleTest
9 8 (4.79%) JProfiler
9 8 (4.79%) RSpec
9 8 (4.79%) CppUnit
10 7 (4.19%) Subversion
11 6 (3.59%) Mercurial
12 5 (2.99%) FitNesse
13 4 (2.40%) JIRA
14 2 (1.20%) Gradle
General
1 25 (14.97%) Finance
2 6 (3.59%) Banking
3 3 (1.80%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 130 (77.84%) Developer
2 54 (32.34%) Java Developer
3 17 (10.18%) Senior Developer
4 16 (9.58%) .NET Developer
5 14 (8.38%) C# Developer
5 14 (8.38%) Ruby Developer
6 12 (7.19%) Technical Leader
7 10 (5.99%) Architect
7 10 (5.99%) Technical Architect
7 10 (5.99%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (4.19%) Web Developer
8 7 (4.19%) Programmer
8 7 (4.19%) Lead Developer
8 7 (4.19%) Digital Architect
9 6 (3.59%) User Experience Developer
10 5 (2.99%) Analyst
10 5 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 5 (2.99%) ScrumMaster
10 5 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (2.40%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (36.53%) HTML
2 56 (33.53%) CSS
3 48 (28.74%) XML
4 36 (21.56%) Spring
5 30 (17.96%) Java EE
6 28 (16.77%) Ruby on Rails
6 28 (16.77%) Hibernate
7 24 (14.37%) XSLT
7 24 (14.37%) jQuery
8 23 (13.77%) .NET
9 22 (13.17%) REST
10 17 (10.18%) ASP.NET
11 16 (9.58%) Backbone.js
11 16 (9.58%) JSP
11 16 (9.58%) JSF
12 15 (8.98%) Servlets
13 14 (8.38%) Drools
13 14 (8.38%) Ajax
14 13 (7.78%) jBPM
14 13 (7.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.98%) User Experience
2 7 (4.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (3.59%) Smartphone
4 5 (2.99%) Derivative
5 4 (2.40%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.80%) Open Source
6 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.20%) DataPower
7 2 (1.20%) Clustering
7 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.60%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.60%) iPad
8 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.60%) iPhone
8 1 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.77%) Linux
2 19 (11.38%) Mac OS X
3 16 (9.58%) AIX
3 16 (9.58%) Solaris
4 9 (5.39%) UNIX
5 4 (2.40%) Windows
6 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (72.46%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (31.14%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (27.54%) Scrum
4 43 (25.75%) SOA
5 34 (20.36%) MVC
6 32 (19.16%) BDD
7 22 (13.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 18 (10.78%) BPMN
9 17 (10.18%) OO
10 16 (9.58%) Workflow
11 15 (8.98%) Unit Testing
12 14 (8.38%) Pair Programming
13 13 (7.78%) Web Development
13 13 (7.78%) Kanban
13 13 (7.78%) Mentoring
14 11 (6.59%) UML
14 11 (6.59%) Automated Testing
15 10 (5.99%) Data Modelling
16 9 (5.39%) Waterfall
16 9 (5.39%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 83 (49.70%) Java
2 55 (32.93%) JavaScript
3 32 (19.16%) Ruby
4 31 (18.56%) C#
5 20 (11.98%) SQL
6 12 (7.19%) Scala
7 10 (5.99%) T-SQL
8 9 (5.39%) C++
9 8 (4.79%) CoffeeScript
9 8 (4.79%) PHP
10 5 (2.99%) Groovy
11 4 (2.40%) Python
12 3 (1.80%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.20%) Perl
14 1 (0.60%) VBA
14 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.60%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) WCAG
2 1 (0.60%) WAI
Systems Management
1 4 (2.40%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 43 (25.75%) JBoss
2 17 (10.18%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.18%) Oracle
3 10 (5.99%) Google
4 4 (2.40%) Guidewire
4 4 (2.40%) Sybase
5 3 (1.80%) IBM
5 3 (1.80%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.20%) Kony
6 2 (1.20%) Yahoo!
6 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.60%) Adobe
7 1 (0.60%) Informatica
7 1 (0.60%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.60%) Twitter
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