The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 65 65 86
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Contract jobs citing TDD 73 47 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.66% 1.91% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 2.69% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +34.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+83.07% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2073 1750 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.41% 70.99% 65.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 879 815
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 60
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £34.60 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
TDD
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 46 £400 +14.28% 8
Glasgow 0 20 £388 -22.50% 23
Fife - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
TDD
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TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 63 (45.32%) Java
2 62 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (43.88%) HTML
4 54 (38.85%) CSS
5 49 (35.25%) JavaScript
6 47 (33.81%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (30.94%) Spring
8 40 (28.78%) XML
9 34 (24.46%) Hibernate
10 33 (23.74%) MVC
11 31 (22.30%) Maven
12 30 (21.58%) C#
12 30 (21.58%) JBoss
13 29 (20.86%) SOA
14 27 (19.42%) Scrum
14 27 (19.42%) BDD
15 26 (18.71%) .NET
16 25 (17.99%) Linux
17 22 (15.83%) Relational Database
18 21 (15.11%) ASP.NET
19 20 (14.39%) Java EE
20 19 (13.67%) Ruby
20 19 (13.67%) BPMN
20 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
20 19 (13.67%) JUnit
21 18 (12.95%) Eclipse
21 18 (12.95%) Workflow
21 18 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
22 17 (12.23%) Drools
22 17 (12.23%) jQuery

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (5.04%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.16%) GlassFish
2 3 (2.16%) Umbraco
2 3 (2.16%) Sitefinity
3 2 (1.44%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.72%) Mule
4 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.72%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) HTTP
1 4 (2.88%) LDAP
2 1 (0.72%) FTP
2 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.72%) Intranet
2 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.83%) Relational Database
2 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.19%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.47%) MySQL
5 7 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.04%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.16%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.44%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.72%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.72%) Sybase IQ
9 1 (0.72%) DB2
9 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (22.30%) Maven
2 19 (13.67%) JUnit
3 18 (12.95%) Eclipse
4 16 (11.51%) Jenkins
5 14 (10.07%) Jasmine
6 9 (6.47%) QUnit
6 9 (6.47%) Subversion
6 9 (6.47%) Git (software)
7 8 (5.76%) Selenium
7 8 (5.76%) Visual Studio
7 8 (5.76%) Hudson
8 7 (5.04%) Cucumber
8 7 (5.04%) FitNesse
9 6 (4.32%) RSpec
10 4 (2.88%) Mockito
10 4 (2.88%) GoogleTest
10 4 (2.88%) CppUnit
10 4 (2.88%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.16%) EasyMock
11 3 (2.16%) jMock
General
1 16 (11.51%) Finance
2 6 (4.32%) Banking
3 3 (2.16%) Front Office
4 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 111 (79.86%) Developer
2 42 (30.22%) Java Developer
3 18 (12.95%) .NET Developer
4 11 (7.91%) C# Developer
5 9 (6.47%) Ruby Developer
6 8 (5.76%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.76%) Technical Leader
7 7 (5.04%) Web Developer
8 6 (4.32%) Lead Developer
8 6 (4.32%) User Experience Developer
9 5 (3.60%) WPF Developer
9 5 (3.60%) ScrumMaster
9 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.88%) Release Manager
10 4 (2.88%) Analyst
10 4 (2.88%) Test Manager
10 4 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.16%) Agile Business Analyst
11 3 (2.16%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.16%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (43.88%) HTML
2 54 (38.85%) CSS
3 43 (30.94%) Spring
4 40 (28.78%) XML
5 34 (24.46%) Hibernate
6 26 (18.71%) .NET
7 21 (15.11%) ASP.NET
8 20 (14.39%) Java EE
9 18 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (12.23%) jQuery
10 17 (12.23%) Drools
10 17 (12.23%) XSLT
11 16 (11.51%) Ruby on Rails
11 16 (11.51%) jBPM
11 16 (11.51%) CSS3
12 15 (10.79%) HTML5
12 15 (10.79%) JMS
13 14 (10.07%) Backbone.js
14 13 (9.35%) WPF
15 11 (7.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (3.60%) Smartphone
3 4 (2.88%) Derivative
4 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.44%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.72%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.72%) Open Source
6 1 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.72%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.99%) Linux
2 17 (12.23%) Mac OS X
3 14 (10.07%) AIX
3 14 (10.07%) Solaris
4 10 (7.19%) UNIX
5 7 (5.04%) Windows
6 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (33.81%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (23.74%) MVC
4 29 (20.86%) SOA
5 27 (19.42%) Scrum
5 27 (19.42%) BDD
6 19 (13.67%) BPMN
7 18 (12.95%) Workflow
8 16 (11.51%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (9.35%) Pair Programming
10 12 (8.63%) Unit Testing
11 11 (7.91%) Web Development
11 11 (7.91%) OO
12 8 (5.76%) Waterfall
13 7 (5.04%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (5.04%) Data Modelling
13 7 (5.04%) Web Design
14 6 (4.32%) Integration Testing
14 6 (4.32%) Test Management
15 5 (3.60%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (45.32%) Java
2 49 (35.25%) JavaScript
3 30 (21.58%) C#
4 19 (13.67%) Ruby
5 14 (10.07%) SQL
6 7 (5.04%) PHP
7 6 (4.32%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.60%) C++
8 5 (3.60%) CoffeeScript
9 4 (2.88%) Groovy
10 3 (2.16%) Python
11 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.72%) AspectJ
11 1 (0.72%) Perl
11 1 (0.72%) VBA
11 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.44%) Degree
2 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.60%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.72%) Puppet
3 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (21.58%) JBoss
2 13 (9.35%) Oracle
2 13 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.60%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.88%) Sybase
4 4 (2.88%) Google
5 3 (2.16%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.44%) Infragistics
6 2 (1.44%) HP
7 1 (0.72%) Informatica
7 1 (0.72%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.72%) IBM
7 1 (0.72%) VMware
7 1 (0.72%) Twitter
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