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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
UK / Scotland
Rank 33 44 57
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Contract jobs citing TDD 85 94 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.89% 3.64% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.81% 4.41% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 47 49
Median daily rate £405 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.72% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%

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
1462 2131 2215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.02% 82.60% 80.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 1142 1258
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +16 57 £419 +15.44% 10
Glasgow -3 20 £350 +16.66% 14
West Lothian -6 5 - -
Moray - 4 £275 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £300 -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 168 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (63.54%) Scrum
3 112 (58.33%) Java
4 97 (50.52%) BDD
5 78 (40.63%) AngularJS
6 74 (38.54%) JavaScript
7 71 (36.98%) Continuous Integration
8 60 (31.25%) HTML
9 50 (26.04%) CSS
10 49 (25.52%) Cucumber
11 46 (23.96%) Web Services
12 45 (23.44%) Maven
13 39 (20.31%) Selenium
13 39 (20.31%) Python
14 38 (19.79%) Spring
15 36 (18.75%) Kanban
16 35 (18.23%) Open Source
16 35 (18.23%) Gradle
17 32 (16.67%) OO
18 31 (16.15%) SQL
19 30 (15.63%) JIRA
19 30 (15.63%) .NET
20 29 (15.10%) MVC
21 28 (14.58%) JBehave
22 27 (14.06%) HTML5
22 27 (14.06%) Jenkins
22 27 (14.06%) Microservices
22 27 (14.06%) SDLC
22 27 (14.06%) OpenLayers
22 27 (14.06%) Git (software)

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 25 (13.02%) GeoServer
2 24 (12.50%) JBoss
3 9 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (3.65%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.60%) CMS
6 4 (2.08%) Apache
6 4 (2.08%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.56%) Jadu
8 2 (1.04%) IIS
8 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.52%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 22 (11.46%) Oracle Database
3 18 (9.38%) GIS
4 15 (7.81%) SQL Server
5 14 (7.29%) Spatial Data
6 10 (5.21%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (3.65%) DB2
9 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.04%) Big Data
10 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.52%) HSQLDB
11 1 (0.52%) KDB
11 1 (0.52%) Kdb+
11 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.52%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 49 (25.52%) Cucumber
2 45 (23.44%) Maven
3 39 (20.31%) Selenium
4 35 (18.23%) Gradle
5 30 (15.63%) JIRA
6 28 (14.58%) JBehave
7 27 (14.06%) Git (software)
7 27 (14.06%) Jenkins
8 16 (8.33%) Eclipse
8 16 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (7.81%) Subversion
10 13 (6.77%) Hudson
11 11 (5.73%) Jasmine
12 10 (5.21%) Visual Studio
13 9 (4.69%) SpecFlow
14 8 (4.17%) JUnit
15 5 (2.60%) Ant
15 5 (2.60%) JProfiler
15 5 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
15 5 (2.60%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (9.90%) Banking
2 18 (9.38%) Finance
3 3 (1.56%) Games
3 3 (1.56%) Local Government
3 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.56%) Publishing
4 2 (1.04%) Back Office
4 2 (1.04%) Law
4 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.52%) Billing
5 1 (0.52%) Electronics
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
5 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 118 (61.46%) Developer
2 59 (30.73%) Java Developer
3 31 (16.15%) JavaScript Developer
4 24 (12.50%) Angular Developer
4 24 (12.50%) Scrum Master
5 21 (10.94%) Senior Developer
6 13 (6.77%) Open Source Developer
6 13 (6.77%) Python Developer
7 11 (5.73%) HTML Developer
7 11 (5.73%) UI Developer
8 10 (5.21%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (4.69%) .NET Developer
9 9 (4.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (4.17%) Agile Developer
10 8 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
10 8 (4.17%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.17%) HTML CSS Developer
10 8 (4.17%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (3.65%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (40.63%) AngularJS
2 60 (31.25%) HTML
3 50 (26.04%) CSS
4 46 (23.96%) Web Services
5 38 (19.79%) Spring
6 30 (15.63%) .NET
7 27 (14.06%) HTML5
7 27 (14.06%) OpenLayers
8 25 (13.02%) Leaflet
8 25 (13.02%) PostGIS
9 24 (12.50%) XML
10 23 (11.98%) jQuery
10 23 (11.98%) REST
11 20 (10.42%) CSS3
11 20 (10.42%) Hibernate
12 18 (9.38%) .NET Framework
12 18 (9.38%) Java EE
13 17 (8.85%) ASP.NET
13 17 (8.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (8.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.77%) User Experience
2 6 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.60%) Fintech
4 3 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.04%) DataPower
5 2 (1.04%) Derivative
5 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.04%) iPad
5 2 (1.04%) iPhone
5 2 (1.04%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (1.04%) Social Media
6 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.52%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.29%) Linux
2 7 (3.65%) Unix
3 5 (2.60%) Windows
4 3 (1.56%) Android
4 3 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (63.54%) Scrum
3 97 (50.52%) BDD
4 71 (36.98%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (18.75%) Kanban
6 35 (18.23%) Open Source
7 32 (16.67%) OO
8 29 (15.10%) MVC
9 27 (14.06%) Microservices
9 27 (14.06%) SDLC
10 21 (10.94%) DevOps
10 21 (10.94%) SOA
10 21 (10.94%) Software Engineering
11 20 (10.42%) Open Source Development
12 18 (9.38%) Mentoring
12 18 (9.38%) Test Automation
13 17 (8.85%) Front End Development
14 16 (8.33%) Data Migration
14 16 (8.33%) Migration
14 16 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (58.33%) Java
2 74 (38.54%) JavaScript
3 39 (20.31%) Python
4 31 (16.15%) SQL
5 21 (10.94%) C#
6 8 (4.17%) Scala
7 7 (3.65%) ES6
7 7 (3.65%) Ruby
8 5 (2.60%) Perl
8 5 (2.60%) VB
9 4 (2.08%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.56%) C++
10 3 (1.56%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (1.56%) PHP
11 2 (1.04%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.04%) Clojure
11 2 (1.04%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.04%) XAML
12 1 (0.52%) Lua
Qualifications
1 22 (11.46%) Degree
2 15 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.08%) ISEB
5 3 (1.56%) MCAD
5 3 (1.56%) MCSD
5 3 (1.56%) MCTS
5 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.02%) QA
2 5 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.04%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (4.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.69%) Puppet
2 3 (1.56%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (1.04%) Ansible
3 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (13.02%) ESRI
1 25 (13.02%) Oracle
2 12 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 7 (3.65%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.08%) IBM
4 4 (2.08%) Perforce
4 4 (2.08%) Twitter
5 3 (1.56%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.04%) Adobe
6 2 (1.04%) Apple
6 2 (1.04%) HP
6 2 (1.04%) Misys
7 1 (0.52%) Netezza
7 1 (0.52%) Progress
7 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.52%) SAP
7 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.52%) Sybase
7 1 (0.52%) Talend
7 1 (0.52%) Xamarin
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