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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
UK / Scotland
Rank 34 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing TDD 76 100 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.56% 3.78% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% 4.76% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 56 60
Median daily rate £400 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £274 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

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
1378 2103 2102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.71% 79.54% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 1158 1151
Median daily rate £375 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +40.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.30 £43.95 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +13 60 £400 +10.34% 9
Glasgow +7 17 £350 +14.75% 6
West Lothian -9 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 176 (90.26%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (70.77%) Scrum
3 117 (60.00%) Java
4 93 (47.69%) BDD
5 80 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
6 77 (39.49%) JavaScript
7 75 (38.46%) AngularJS
8 68 (34.87%) HTML
9 65 (33.33%) Maven
10 57 (29.23%) Web Services
11 51 (26.15%) CSS
12 50 (25.64%) Open Source
13 46 (23.59%) Cucumber
14 45 (23.08%) Python
15 44 (22.56%) Gradle
16 40 (20.51%) Spring
17 37 (18.97%) Kanban
18 36 (18.46%) JIRA
19 34 (17.44%) JBehave
20 33 (16.92%) OpenLayers
21 32 (16.41%) Subversion
21 32 (16.41%) OO
21 32 (16.41%) SOA
21 32 (16.41%) SQL
22 31 (15.90%) ESRI
22 31 (15.90%) GeoServer
22 31 (15.90%) PostGIS
22 31 (15.90%) Leaflet
23 30 (15.38%) Open Source Development
23 30 (15.38%) Selenium

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 31 (15.90%) GeoServer
2 27 (13.85%) JBoss
3 13 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.05%) CMS
5 4 (2.05%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.54%) Jadu
7 2 (1.03%) IIS
7 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (5.13%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.03%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.82%) Oracle Database
2 23 (11.79%) NoSQL
3 19 (9.74%) GIS
4 14 (7.18%) Spatial Data
4 14 (7.18%) SQL Server
5 11 (5.64%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.59%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (3.08%) DB2
8 2 (1.03%) Big Data
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.51%) HSQLDB
9 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.51%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 65 (33.33%) Maven
2 46 (23.59%) Cucumber
3 44 (22.56%) Gradle
4 36 (18.46%) JIRA
5 34 (17.44%) JBehave
6 32 (16.41%) Subversion
7 30 (15.38%) Selenium
8 27 (13.85%) Eclipse
9 25 (12.82%) Git (software)
9 25 (12.82%) Jenkins
10 16 (8.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (7.69%) Hudson
12 11 (5.64%) Jasmine
13 10 (5.13%) Visual Studio
14 9 (4.62%) JUnit
14 9 (4.62%) SpecFlow
15 5 (2.56%) Bitbucket
15 5 (2.56%) Bower
15 5 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
15 5 (2.56%) Protractor
General
1 22 (11.28%) Banking
2 13 (6.67%) Finance
3 3 (1.54%) Local Government
3 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.54%) Publishing
4 2 (1.03%) Back Office
4 2 (1.03%) Games
4 2 (1.03%) Law
4 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.51%) Billing
5 1 (0.51%) Electronics
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 133 (68.21%) Developer
2 68 (34.87%) Java Developer
3 28 (14.36%) JavaScript Developer
4 26 (13.33%) Scrum Master
5 24 (12.31%) Senior Developer
6 19 (9.74%) Angular Developer
7 13 (6.67%) Open Source Developer
7 13 (6.67%) Python Developer
8 12 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (5.64%) HTML Developer
10 10 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 10 (5.13%) UI Developer
11 8 (4.10%) .NET Developer
11 8 (4.10%) GIS Developer
11 8 (4.10%) HTML CSS Developer
12 7 (3.59%) Agile Developer
12 7 (3.59%) Agile Java Developer
12 7 (3.59%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 7 (3.59%) Software Engineer
12 7 (3.59%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (38.46%) AngularJS
2 68 (34.87%) HTML
3 57 (29.23%) Web Services
4 51 (26.15%) CSS
5 40 (20.51%) Spring
6 33 (16.92%) OpenLayers
7 31 (15.90%) Leaflet
7 31 (15.90%) PostGIS
8 29 (14.87%) Hibernate
8 29 (14.87%) Java EE
8 29 (14.87%) XML
9 28 (14.36%) .NET
10 27 (13.85%) HTML5
11 25 (12.82%) SOAP
12 24 (12.31%) REST
13 23 (11.79%) CSS3
14 22 (11.28%) jQuery
14 22 (11.28%) XSLT
15 19 (9.74%) .NET Framework
15 19 (9.74%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.13%) User Experience
2 6 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.56%) Fintech
4 3 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.03%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.03%) DataPower
5 2 (1.03%) Derivative
5 2 (1.03%) iPad
5 2 (1.03%) iPhone
5 2 (1.03%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.03%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (1.03%) Social Media
5 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.18%) Linux
2 6 (3.08%) Unix
3 5 (2.56%) Windows
4 3 (1.54%) Android
4 3 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (90.26%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (70.77%) Scrum
3 93 (47.69%) BDD
4 80 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (25.64%) Open Source
6 37 (18.97%) Kanban
7 32 (16.41%) OO
7 32 (16.41%) SOA
8 30 (15.38%) Open Source Development
9 29 (14.87%) Microservices
10 28 (14.36%) MVC
11 27 (13.85%) SDLC
12 20 (10.26%) Mentoring
13 19 (9.74%) Software Engineering
14 18 (9.23%) DevOps
15 17 (8.72%) Coaching
15 17 (8.72%) Front End Development
16 16 (8.21%) Data Migration
16 16 (8.21%) Migration
16 16 (8.21%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 117 (60.00%) Java
2 77 (39.49%) JavaScript
3 45 (23.08%) Python
4 32 (16.41%) SQL
5 18 (9.23%) C#
6 8 (4.10%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.59%) ES6
8 6 (3.08%) Perl
8 6 (3.08%) Ruby
9 5 (2.56%) VB
10 4 (2.05%) Scala
10 4 (2.05%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.54%) C++
11 3 (1.54%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (1.54%) PHP
12 2 (1.03%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.03%) Clojure
12 2 (1.03%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.51%) C
13 1 (0.51%) Lua
Qualifications
1 27 (13.85%) Degree
2 13 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.05%) ISEB
5 3 (1.54%) MCAD
5 3 (1.54%) MCSD
5 3 (1.54%) MCTS
5 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.31%) QA
2 5 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.51%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (4.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.59%) Puppet
2 2 (1.03%) Ansible
2 2 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.51%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 31 (15.90%) ESRI
2 28 (14.36%) Oracle
3 12 (6.15%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.08%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.05%) IBM
5 4 (2.05%) Perforce
6 3 (1.54%) Twitter
7 2 (1.03%) Apple
7 2 (1.03%) HP
7 2 (1.03%) Misys
8 1 (0.51%) Netezza
8 1 (0.51%) Progress
8 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.51%) SAP
8 1 (0.51%) Talend
8 1 (0.51%) TIBCO
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