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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 60 58 95
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +37
Contract jobs citing TDD 74 64 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.72% 2.71% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 3.82% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 34 11
Average daily rate £375 £419 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +24.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1958 1674 1866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 71.88% 70.96% 66.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 867 982
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 67
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.00 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £60.00 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
TDD
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -7 32 £375 -6.25% 14
Glasgow +7 29 £394 -4.54% 8
Stirling +2 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
TDD
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TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 84 (52.83%) Java
2 82 (51.57%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (50.94%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (44.03%) Spring
5 67 (42.14%) XML
6 64 (40.25%) HTML
7 57 (35.85%) Hibernate
8 55 (34.59%) JavaScript
9 54 (33.96%) Scrum
10 53 (33.33%) CSS
11 47 (29.56%) JUnit
12 41 (25.79%) MVC
13 34 (21.38%) C#
14 33 (20.75%) .NET
14 33 (20.75%) BDD
15 32 (20.13%) Maven
16 31 (19.50%) Linux
16 31 (19.50%) JMS
17 30 (18.87%) iBATIS
18 28 (17.61%) XML Schema
18 28 (17.61%) JDBC
19 25 (15.72%) Subversion
19 25 (15.72%) jQuery
20 24 (15.09%) FitNesse
20 24 (15.09%) Tomcat
21 22 (13.84%) SOA
22 21 (13.21%) JBoss
23 20 (12.58%) Eclipse
23 20 (12.58%) SQL Server
23 20 (12.58%) Cucumber

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 24 (15.09%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.03%) Drupal
3 4 (2.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.89%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.26%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.63%) Confluence
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Qpid
6 1 (0.63%) Mule
6 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) MS Office
1 4 (2.52%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.77%) LDAP
2 5 (3.14%) HTTP
3 3 (1.89%) ATM
4 1 (0.63%) Intranet
4 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.32%) Relational Database
3 17 (10.69%) MySQL
4 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.52%) Star Schema
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.89%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.63%) DB2
8 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 47 (29.56%) JUnit
2 32 (20.13%) Maven
3 25 (15.72%) Subversion
4 24 (15.09%) FitNesse
5 20 (12.58%) Eclipse
5 20 (12.58%) Cucumber
5 20 (12.58%) Jenkins
6 15 (9.43%) Hudson
7 13 (8.18%) Git (software)
8 11 (6.92%) Jasmine
9 9 (5.66%) RSpec
10 8 (5.03%) NUnit
10 8 (5.03%) Visual Studio
10 8 (5.03%) JIRA
10 8 (5.03%) Mockito
11 7 (4.40%) Behat
11 7 (4.40%) EasyMock
11 7 (4.40%) PHPUnit
11 7 (4.40%) Selenium
11 7 (4.40%) jMock
General
1 17 (10.69%) Finance
2 7 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.77%) Banking
4 4 (2.52%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 131 (82.39%) Developer
2 59 (37.11%) Java Developer
3 22 (13.84%) .NET Developer
4 11 (6.92%) PHP Developer
5 10 (6.29%) C# Developer
5 10 (6.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (5.66%) Tester
7 8 (5.03%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (5.03%) Ruby Developer
7 8 (5.03%) Drupal Developer
8 7 (4.40%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 6 (3.77%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.14%) Release Manager
10 5 (3.14%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Test Manager
11 4 (2.52%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.52%) Programmer
11 4 (2.52%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.52%) Non-Functional Tester
11 4 (2.52%) User Experience Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (44.03%) Spring
2 67 (42.14%) XML
3 64 (40.25%) HTML
4 57 (35.85%) Hibernate
5 53 (33.33%) CSS
6 33 (20.75%) .NET
7 31 (19.50%) JMS
8 30 (18.87%) iBATIS
9 28 (17.61%) XML Schema
9 28 (17.61%) JDBC
10 25 (15.72%) jQuery
11 18 (11.32%) ASP.NET
11 18 (11.32%) Drools
11 18 (11.32%) JSON
11 18 (11.32%) Backbone.js
12 17 (10.69%) Java EE
12 17 (10.69%) XSLT
13 16 (10.06%) Ruby on Rails
13 16 (10.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (9.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.55%) Smartphone
2 7 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.52%) Open Source
4 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.63%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.50%) Linux
2 16 (10.06%) Mac OS X
2 16 (10.06%) Windows
3 13 (8.18%) AIX
3 13 (8.18%) Solaris
4 8 (5.03%) UNIX
5 3 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (51.57%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (50.94%) Continuous Integration
3 54 (33.96%) Scrum
4 41 (25.79%) MVC
5 33 (20.75%) BDD
6 22 (13.84%) SOA
7 19 (11.95%) Workflow
8 18 (11.32%) Pair Programming
9 13 (8.18%) Unit Testing
9 13 (8.18%) BPMN
9 13 (8.18%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (8.18%) User Stories
10 11 (6.92%) Web Development
11 10 (6.29%) OO
12 6 (3.77%) Identity Management
12 6 (3.77%) Integration Testing
12 6 (3.77%) Automated Testing
12 6 (3.77%) Performance Testing
13 5 (3.14%) Test Automation
13 5 (3.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 84 (52.83%) Java
2 55 (34.59%) JavaScript
3 34 (21.38%) C#
4 17 (10.69%) Ruby
5 15 (9.43%) PHP
6 11 (6.92%) SQL
7 6 (3.77%) Python
8 5 (3.14%) CoffeeScript
8 5 (3.14%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.52%) Groovy
10 2 (1.26%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.63%) XPath
11 1 (0.63%) Perl
11 1 (0.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (4.40%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) OCPJP
2 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.14%) Capistrano
3 4 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (13.21%) JBoss
2 16 (10.06%) Oracle
3 10 (6.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.03%) HP
5 7 (4.40%) Zend
5 7 (4.40%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.52%) VMware
7 3 (1.89%) Adobe
7 3 (1.89%) Sybase
8 2 (1.26%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.63%) Twitter
9 1 (0.63%) Sun
9 1 (0.63%) IBM
9 1 (0.63%) Informatica
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago