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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 46 48 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing TDD 98 105 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.78% 3.30% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.54% 4.08% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 58 34
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £324 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £483 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -43.66%
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
2160 2573 2148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.24% 80.96% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1298 1132
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 55 36
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.03 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 0 64 £375 -6.25% 14
Glasgow 0 22 £375 +12.78% 17
Dundee - 6 £243 - 1
West Lothian +8 5 £423 +9.74% 1
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 139 (81.29%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (73.10%) Scrum
3 101 (59.06%) Java
4 81 (47.37%) JavaScript
5 73 (42.69%) BDD
6 69 (40.35%) AngularJS
7 66 (38.60%) HTML
8 65 (38.01%) Maven
9 64 (37.43%) Continuous Integration
10 57 (33.33%) Kanban
10 57 (33.33%) CSS
11 52 (30.41%) Web Services
11 52 (30.41%) Python
12 50 (29.24%) Open Source
13 49 (28.65%) Subversion
13 49 (28.65%) Gradle
14 44 (25.73%) Git (software)
15 42 (24.56%) GeoServer
16 40 (23.39%) PostGIS
16 40 (23.39%) Jenkins
16 40 (23.39%) SQL
17 39 (22.81%) REST
18 38 (22.22%) JIRA
18 38 (22.22%) OpenLayers
19 35 (20.47%) Web Development
19 35 (20.47%) GIS
20 33 (19.30%) SOAP
20 33 (19.30%) Cucumber
20 33 (19.30%) NoSQL
20 33 (19.30%) JBehave

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 (24.56%) GeoServer
2 19 (11.11%) JBoss
3 7 (4.09%) ArcGIS
4 6 (3.51%) CMS
5 4 (2.34%) Drupal
6 1 (0.58%) Apache
6 1 (0.58%) Confluence
6 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.75%) SaaS
3 2 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.17%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.17%) PaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.47%) GIS
2 33 (19.30%) NoSQL
3 15 (8.77%) MongoDB
4 13 (7.60%) Spatial Data
5 12 (7.02%) QGIS
6 8 (4.68%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.68%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.68%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 65 (38.01%) Maven
2 49 (28.65%) Gradle
2 49 (28.65%) Subversion
3 44 (25.73%) Git (software)
4 40 (23.39%) Jenkins
5 38 (22.22%) JIRA
6 33 (19.30%) Cucumber
6 33 (19.30%) JBehave
7 32 (18.71%) Eclipse
8 28 (16.37%) Selenium
9 22 (12.87%) Hudson
10 16 (9.36%) Bower
11 14 (8.19%) JUnit
12 13 (7.60%) Bitbucket
12 13 (7.60%) Mockito
13 8 (4.68%) Artifactory
13 8 (4.68%) Visual Studio
14 7 (4.09%) DBeaver
15 6 (3.51%) JProfiler
16 4 (2.34%) Jasmine
General
1 24 (14.04%) Banking
2 10 (5.85%) Finance
3 5 (2.92%) Games
4 2 (1.17%) Advertising
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 117 (68.42%) Developer
2 40 (23.39%) Java Developer
3 30 (17.54%) GIS Developer
4 20 (11.70%) Scrum Master
5 18 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 17 (9.94%) Senior Developer
7 15 (8.77%) Web Developer
8 12 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (5.85%) Open Source Developer
10 8 (4.68%) GIS Web Developer
11 7 (4.09%) Architect
11 7 (4.09%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (3.51%) Agile Developer
12 6 (3.51%) Technical Architect
13 5 (2.92%) HTML Developer
13 5 (2.92%) Programmer
13 5 (2.92%) Technical Leader
14 4 (2.34%) Software Engineer
14 4 (2.34%) SQL Developer
14 4 (2.34%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (40.35%) AngularJS
2 66 (38.60%) HTML
3 57 (33.33%) CSS
4 52 (30.41%) Web Services
5 40 (23.39%) PostGIS
6 39 (22.81%) REST
7 38 (22.22%) OpenLayers
8 33 (19.30%) SOAP
9 31 (18.13%) Spring
10 30 (17.54%) Leaflet
11 29 (16.96%) jQuery
12 27 (15.79%) Java EE
13 26 (15.20%) Sass
14 23 (13.45%) Hibernate
14 23 (13.45%) XML
15 22 (12.87%) CSS3
15 22 (12.87%) HTML5
16 21 (12.28%) Node.js
17 19 (11.11%) XSLT
18 18 (10.53%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.19%) User Experience
2 6 (3.51%) Algorithms
2 6 (3.51%) Data Structures
2 6 (3.51%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.34%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.75%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.17%) iPad
5 2 (1.17%) Photography
6 1 (0.58%) BBC
6 1 (0.58%) Fintech
6 1 (0.58%) IVR
6 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.45%) Linux
2 13 (7.60%) Unix
3 7 (4.09%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.51%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.34%) Android
6 2 (1.17%) Windows
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (81.29%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (73.10%) Scrum
3 73 (42.69%) BDD
4 64 (37.43%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (33.33%) Kanban
6 50 (29.24%) Open Source
7 35 (20.47%) Web Development
8 31 (18.13%) Front End Development
9 28 (16.37%) Microservices
9 28 (16.37%) SDLC
10 27 (15.79%) Mentoring
10 27 (15.79%) MVC
11 25 (14.62%) SOA
12 23 (13.45%) Coaching
13 18 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
14 15 (8.77%) Software Engineering
15 14 (8.19%) OO
16 13 (7.60%) Web Design
17 12 (7.02%) Open Source Development
18 11 (6.43%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 101 (59.06%) Java
2 81 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 52 (30.41%) Python
4 40 (23.39%) SQL
5 21 (12.28%) PL/SQL
6 17 (9.94%) C#
7 16 (9.36%) CoffeeScript
8 15 (8.77%) Perl
9 10 (5.85%) Ruby
10 7 (4.09%) Clojure
11 6 (3.51%) C++
12 5 (2.92%) PHP
13 4 (2.34%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.17%) Lua
15 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (7.60%) Degree
2 6 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.58%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.77%) QA
2 10 (5.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (5.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (4.09%) Docker
1 7 (4.09%) GeoWebCache
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (5.85%) Ansible
2 2 (1.17%) Graphite
2 2 (1.17%) Kibana
2 2 (1.17%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.17%) Mesos
2 2 (1.17%) Puppet
3 1 (0.58%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 32 (18.71%) ESRI
2 14 (8.19%) VMware
3 11 (6.43%) Oracle
4 5 (2.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.58%) Genesys
5 1 (0.58%) SAP
5 1 (0.58%) Twitter
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