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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 77 51 70
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Contract jobs citing TDD 72 90 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.45% 3.07% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 3.86% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 51 40
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.40 £42.50 £52.25
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -18.66%
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
2427 2329 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.69% 79.57% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1233 1087
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 62 36
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +2 45 £375 -6.25% 10
Glasgow -1 21 £375 +7.14% 19
Dundee - 3 £243 - 1
West Lothian +4 2 £423 +30.00%
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 132 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (64.63%) Scrum
3 92 (56.10%) Java
4 68 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (39.02%) JavaScript
6 58 (35.37%) AngularJS
7 55 (33.54%) Maven
8 54 (32.93%) BDD
9 52 (31.71%) HTML
10 51 (31.10%) CSS
11 45 (27.44%) Eclipse
11 45 (27.44%) Spring
12 44 (26.83%) Kanban
13 43 (26.22%) Git (software)
13 43 (26.22%) REST
13 43 (26.22%) Web Services
14 38 (23.17%) SOA
14 38 (23.17%) Gradle
15 37 (22.56%) Python
16 36 (21.95%) Subversion
16 36 (21.95%) jQuery
17 35 (21.34%) SOAP
18 34 (20.73%) Microservices
19 33 (20.12%) SQL
20 32 (19.51%) Java EE
20 32 (19.51%) SDLC
21 31 (18.90%) Web Development
21 31 (18.90%) XML
22 29 (17.68%) J2EE
22 29 (17.68%) MVC

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 27 (16.46%) GeoServer
1 27 (16.46%) JBoss
2 20 (12.20%) Node.js
3 12 (7.32%) WebSphere
4 9 (5.49%) Tomcat
4 9 (5.49%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.44%) ArcGIS
5 4 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.44%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.61%) CMS
7 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 6 (3.66%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.83%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.61%) Heroku
3 1 (0.61%) PaaS
3 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.07%) NoSQL
2 27 (16.46%) GIS
3 12 (7.32%) MongoDB
3 12 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.10%) QGIS
5 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (33.54%) Maven
2 45 (27.44%) Eclipse
3 43 (26.22%) Git (software)
4 38 (23.17%) Gradle
5 36 (21.95%) Subversion
6 26 (15.85%) Selenium
7 25 (15.24%) Jenkins
8 24 (14.63%) JProfiler
9 21 (12.80%) JIRA
10 20 (12.20%) Cucumber
10 20 (12.20%) JBehave
10 20 (12.20%) JUnit
11 19 (11.59%) Mockito
12 18 (10.98%) Bitbucket
13 17 (10.37%) Hudson
14 12 (7.32%) Bower
14 12 (7.32%) Visual Studio
15 7 (4.27%) DBeaver
16 6 (3.66%) gulp
16 6 (3.66%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (14.63%) Banking
2 22 (13.41%) Finance
3 3 (1.83%) Games
4 1 (0.61%) Advertising
4 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (68.90%) Developer
2 53 (32.32%) Java Developer
3 23 (14.02%) GIS Developer
4 15 (9.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (8.54%) Web Developer
6 13 (7.93%) Scrum Master
7 12 (7.32%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.10%) Architect
8 10 (6.10%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.27%) Agile Developer
9 7 (4.27%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (4.27%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.66%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.66%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (3.66%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.44%) Oracle Developer
12 4 (2.44%) SQL Developer
12 4 (2.44%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (35.37%) AngularJS
2 52 (31.71%) HTML
3 51 (31.10%) CSS
4 45 (27.44%) Spring
5 43 (26.22%) REST
5 43 (26.22%) Web Services
6 36 (21.95%) jQuery
7 35 (21.34%) SOAP
8 32 (19.51%) Java EE
9 31 (18.90%) XML
10 29 (17.68%) J2EE
11 27 (16.46%) PostGIS
11 27 (16.46%) XSLT
12 25 (15.24%) OpenLayers
13 23 (14.02%) HTML5
14 22 (13.41%) Hibernate
15 21 (12.80%) React
16 19 (11.59%) CSS3
16 19 (11.59%) Sass
17 18 (10.98%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.71%) User Experience
2 7 (4.27%) iPad
3 4 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.83%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.83%) DataPower
4 3 (1.83%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.83%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.22%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.22%) Photography
6 1 (0.61%) BBC
6 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.61%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.37%) Linux
2 9 (5.49%) Unix
3 5 (3.05%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.22%) Android
5 2 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (64.63%) Scrum
3 68 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (32.93%) BDD
5 44 (26.83%) Kanban
6 38 (23.17%) SOA
7 34 (20.73%) Microservices
8 32 (19.51%) SDLC
9 31 (18.90%) Web Development
10 29 (17.68%) MVC
11 26 (15.85%) Front End Development
11 26 (15.85%) Performance Monitoring
12 25 (15.24%) Open Source
13 24 (14.63%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 20 (12.20%) OO
15 17 (10.37%) Responsive Web Design
16 16 (9.76%) Web Design
17 15 (9.15%) Software Engineering
17 15 (9.15%) Waterfall
17 15 (9.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 92 (56.10%) Java
2 64 (39.02%) JavaScript
3 37 (22.56%) Python
4 33 (20.12%) SQL
5 20 (12.20%) C#
6 19 (11.59%) PL/SQL
7 14 (8.54%) Perl
8 12 (7.32%) CoffeeScript
9 8 (4.88%) Ruby
10 6 (3.66%) Clojure
11 4 (2.44%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.44%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.83%) C++
13 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.61%) C
13 1 (0.61%) Lua
13 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (4.27%) Degree
1 7 (4.27%) ISEB
2 6 (3.66%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.76%) QA
2 8 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (4.27%) Docker
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) Ansible
2 2 (1.22%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.22%) Mesos
3 1 (0.61%) Control-M
3 1 (0.61%) Graphite
3 1 (0.61%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (9.15%) ESRI
2 11 (6.71%) Oracle
2 11 (6.71%) VMware
3 10 (6.10%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.83%) IBM
5 1 (0.61%) Sybase
5 1 (0.61%) Twitter
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