The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 45 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Contract jobs citing TDD 97 65 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.22% 2.43% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 3.16% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 37 32
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £281 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £34.80 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +63.01%
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
2360 2056 1826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 78.22% 76.72% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1206 1131 915
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 34 33
Average hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £13.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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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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 +12 49 £400 +6.66% 17
Glasgow +5 27 £338 -15.62% 21
Highlands - 10 - -
West Lothian -8 5 £375 +7.14% 1
Fife - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 144 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (57.45%) Java
3 77 (40.96%) JavaScript
4 72 (38.30%) Continuous Integration
5 69 (36.70%) HTML
6 63 (33.51%) SQL
7 56 (29.79%) CSS
8 53 (28.19%) Spring
9 51 (27.13%) XML
10 46 (24.47%) BDD
11 44 (23.40%) OO
11 44 (23.40%) Scrum
12 42 (22.34%) JUnit
13 40 (21.28%) jQuery
14 39 (20.74%) J2EE
14 39 (20.74%) Finance
14 39 (20.74%) Jenkins
15 37 (19.68%) Hibernate
16 36 (19.15%) Cucumber
16 36 (19.15%) SDLC
17 35 (18.62%) Linux
18 34 (18.09%) Relational Database
19 30 (15.96%) Ant
19 30 (15.96%) MVC
19 30 (15.96%) HTML5
20 28 (14.89%) RESTful
21 27 (14.36%) Maven
22 26 (13.83%) Web Services
23 25 (13.30%) .NET
23 25 (13.30%) Pair Programming

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 15 (7.98%) Tomcat
2 13 (6.91%) JBoss
3 6 (3.19%) Node.js
4 3 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.60%) CMS
4 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.06%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.53%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.53%) GitHub
3 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.66%) Intranet
2 3 (1.60%) Internet
2 3 (1.60%) GPRS
2 3 (1.60%) PSTN
2 3 (1.60%) PPP
2 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.53%) SMTP
3 1 (0.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.09%) Relational Database
2 12 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.26%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.19%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.13%) Informix
6 3 (1.60%) DB2
6 3 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.60%) MySQL
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.53%) QlikView
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.53%) KDB
8 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (22.34%) JUnit
2 39 (20.74%) Jenkins
3 36 (19.15%) Cucumber
4 30 (15.96%) Ant
5 27 (14.36%) Maven
6 24 (12.77%) Selenium
6 24 (12.77%) Hudson
7 22 (11.70%) FitNesse
8 19 (10.11%) Git (software)
9 16 (8.51%) Eclipse
10 14 (7.45%) JIRA
10 14 (7.45%) Mockito
11 10 (5.32%) WebDriver
12 7 (3.72%) jMock
12 7 (3.72%) Gradle
13 6 (3.19%) JProfiler
14 5 (2.66%) Artifactory
15 4 (2.13%) Appium
15 4 (2.13%) Subversion
15 4 (2.13%) Calabash
General
1 39 (20.74%) Finance
2 22 (11.70%) Banking
3 6 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.13%) Retail
5 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.06%) Front Office
6 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 144 (76.60%) Developer
2 80 (42.55%) Java Developer
3 18 (9.57%) Senior Developer
4 16 (8.51%) Python Developer
4 16 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (7.45%) .NET Developer
6 8 (4.26%) Web Developer
6 8 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (3.72%) C# Developer
7 7 (3.72%) Analyst
7 7 (3.72%) UI Developer
7 7 (3.72%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (3.19%) UI Programmer
8 6 (3.19%) Tester
9 5 (2.66%) Test Analyst
9 5 (2.66%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (2.66%) ScrumMaster
10 4 (2.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (36.70%) HTML
2 56 (29.79%) CSS
3 53 (28.19%) Spring
4 51 (27.13%) XML
5 40 (21.28%) jQuery
6 39 (20.74%) J2EE
7 37 (19.68%) Hibernate
8 30 (15.96%) HTML5
9 28 (14.89%) RESTful
10 26 (13.83%) Web Services
11 25 (13.30%) .NET
12 23 (12.23%) JSON
13 22 (11.70%) XML Schema
14 21 (11.17%) Java EE
15 19 (10.11%) ASP.NET
16 18 (9.57%) JMS
17 17 (9.04%) CSS3
18 16 (8.51%) JDBC
19 14 (7.45%) REST
20 13 (6.91%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.72%) Digital Media
4 6 (3.19%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.13%) User Experience
6 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.06%) iSeries
7 2 (1.06%) GIS
8 1 (0.53%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.53%) Equities
8 1 (0.53%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.53%) Derivative
8 1 (0.53%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.53%) FMCG
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.62%) Linux
2 20 (10.64%) UNIX
3 6 (3.19%) Android
4 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.60%) Windows
5 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (38.30%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (24.47%) BDD
4 44 (23.40%) OO
4 44 (23.40%) Scrum
5 36 (19.15%) SDLC
6 30 (15.96%) MVC
7 25 (13.30%) Pair Programming
8 21 (11.17%) Software Engineering
9 18 (9.57%) Unit Testing
9 18 (9.57%) OOD
9 18 (9.57%) SOA
10 14 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (6.91%) Test Automation
11 13 (6.91%) OOP
12 10 (5.32%) Kanban
13 9 (4.79%) Open Source
14 7 (3.72%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (3.72%) DevOps
14 7 (3.72%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 108 (57.45%) Java
2 77 (40.96%) JavaScript
3 63 (33.51%) SQL
4 24 (12.77%) Python
5 20 (10.64%) C#
6 15 (7.98%) PHP
7 11 (5.85%) Perl
8 10 (5.32%) PL/SQL
9 8 (4.26%) XPath
10 6 (3.19%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.66%) C
12 4 (2.13%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.13%) C++
13 2 (1.06%) RPG
13 2 (1.06%) VBScript
13 2 (1.06%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.06%) RPG IV
14 1 (0.53%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.53%) Ruby
14 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (6.38%) DV Cleared
1 12 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.32%) Degree
3 7 (3.72%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.06%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (1.06%) Netcool
1 2 (1.06%) Control-M
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (6.38%) Oracle
2 7 (3.72%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.19%) Sybase
4 4 (2.13%) Sun
4 4 (2.13%) Twitter
5 3 (1.60%) IBM
6 2 (1.06%) Perforce
6 2 (1.06%) Google
7 1 (0.53%) HP
7 1 (0.53%) Informatica
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Rate: £350 - £550 per day
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Rate: £320 - £350 per day
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