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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 38 60 73
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +13
Contract jobs citing TDD 107 62 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.92% 2.45% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.18% 3.57% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 30 17
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£375 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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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
2064 1737 1747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.60% 68.76% 67.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 871 866
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 78
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £118.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +14 52 £375 - 11
Glasgow +9 41 £375 -16.66% 14
Stirling - 3 - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 3
Highlands - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 119 (69.19%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (52.91%) Java
3 60 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
4 58 (33.72%) HTML
5 54 (31.40%) JavaScript
6 53 (30.81%) CSS
7 52 (30.23%) XML
8 48 (27.91%) Scrum
9 46 (26.74%) JBoss
9 46 (26.74%) SOA
10 43 (25.00%) Spring
11 38 (22.09%) MVC
12 34 (19.77%) Java EE
13 33 (19.19%) Maven
14 32 (18.60%) Hibernate
14 32 (18.60%) C#
15 29 (16.86%) Ruby
15 29 (16.86%) jQuery
16 28 (16.28%) Eclipse
17 26 (15.12%) XSLT
17 26 (15.12%) Finance
17 26 (15.12%) BDD
17 26 (15.12%) Relational Database
18 25 (14.53%) Ruby on Rails
19 24 (13.95%) .NET
19 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
19 24 (13.95%) Performance Monitoring
20 23 (13.37%) SQL
21 22 (12.79%) REST
22 20 (11.63%) Jenkins

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 8 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.91%) GlassFish
2 5 (2.91%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.33%) CMS
3 4 (2.33%) Apache
4 3 (1.74%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.74%) Sitefinity
5 2 (1.16%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.16%) Node.js
5 2 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.16%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.16%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.58%) Drupal
6 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (1.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.58%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.91%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) LDAP
2 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.58%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.12%) Relational Database
2 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
3 16 (9.30%) RDBMS
4 15 (8.72%) MySQL
5 13 (7.56%) MongoDB
5 13 (7.56%) Oracle Database
6 11 (6.40%) NoSQL
7 10 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.74%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.16%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.58%) DB2
11 1 (0.58%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 33 (19.19%) Maven
2 28 (16.28%) Eclipse
3 20 (11.63%) Jenkins
4 18 (10.47%) Jasmine
5 17 (9.88%) JUnit
6 15 (8.72%) Cucumber
7 13 (7.56%) Visual Studio
8 12 (6.98%) Selenium
9 11 (6.40%) Git (software)
10 10 (5.81%) JProfiler
11 9 (5.23%) RSpec
11 9 (5.23%) QUnit
12 8 (4.65%) Hudson
12 8 (4.65%) GoogleTest
12 8 (4.65%) CppUnit
13 7 (4.07%) FitNesse
14 6 (3.49%) Subversion
14 6 (3.49%) Mercurial
15 4 (2.33%) JIRA
16 3 (1.74%) Mockito
General
1 26 (15.12%) Finance
2 5 (2.91%) Banking
3 3 (1.74%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 136 (79.07%) Developer
2 62 (36.05%) Java Developer
3 19 (11.05%) Senior Developer
4 18 (10.47%) .NET Developer
5 15 (8.72%) C# Developer
6 12 (6.98%) Ruby Developer
6 12 (6.98%) Technical Leader
7 10 (5.81%) Technical Architect
7 10 (5.81%) Architect
7 10 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (5.23%) Programmer
9 7 (4.07%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 7 (4.07%) Lead Developer
9 7 (4.07%) Digital Architect
10 6 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.49%) UX Developer
11 5 (2.91%) ScrumMaster
11 5 (2.91%) Web Developer
11 5 (2.91%) Analyst
11 5 (2.91%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (33.72%) HTML
2 53 (30.81%) CSS
3 52 (30.23%) XML
4 43 (25.00%) Spring
5 34 (19.77%) Java EE
6 32 (18.60%) Hibernate
7 29 (16.86%) jQuery
8 26 (15.12%) XSLT
9 25 (14.53%) Ruby on Rails
10 24 (13.95%) .NET
11 22 (12.79%) REST
12 20 (11.63%) ASP.NET
13 17 (9.88%) Backbone.js
13 17 (9.88%) JSP
13 17 (9.88%) JSF
14 16 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (8.72%) Servlets
15 15 (8.72%) HTML5
15 15 (8.72%) Drools
15 15 (8.72%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.30%) User Experience
2 7 (4.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (3.49%) Smartphone
4 5 (2.91%) Derivative
5 4 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.74%) Open Source
6 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.16%) Clustering
7 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.16%) DataPower
8 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.58%) iPad
8 1 (0.58%) iPhone
8 1 (0.58%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.58%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.88%) Linux
2 13 (7.56%) Mac OS X
3 11 (6.40%) AIX
3 11 (6.40%) Solaris
4 8 (4.65%) UNIX
5 4 (2.33%) Windows
6 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (69.19%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (27.91%) Scrum
4 46 (26.74%) SOA
5 38 (22.09%) MVC
6 26 (15.12%) BDD
7 24 (13.95%) Performance Monitoring
8 20 (11.63%) BPMN
9 18 (10.47%) Workflow
10 17 (9.88%) OO
11 15 (8.72%) Mentoring
11 15 (8.72%) Unit Testing
12 14 (8.14%) Pair Programming
13 13 (7.56%) Kanban
14 12 (6.98%) UML
14 12 (6.98%) Web Development
14 12 (6.98%) Automated Testing
15 10 (5.81%) Data Modelling
16 9 (5.23%) Waterfall
16 9 (5.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 91 (52.91%) Java
2 54 (31.40%) JavaScript
3 32 (18.60%) C#
4 29 (16.86%) Ruby
5 23 (13.37%) SQL
6 12 (6.98%) Scala
7 10 (5.81%) T-SQL
8 9 (5.23%) C++
8 9 (5.23%) CoffeeScript
9 5 (2.91%) Groovy
9 5 (2.91%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.33%) PHP
11 3 (1.74%) Python
12 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.58%) AspectJ
12 1 (0.58%) VBA
12 1 (0.58%) Perl
12 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.16%) WCAG
1 2 (1.16%) WAI
1 2 (1.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.74%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 46 (26.74%) JBoss
2 19 (11.05%) Oracle
2 19 (11.05%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.81%) Google
4 5 (2.91%) Guidewire
5 3 (1.74%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.16%) Kony
6 2 (1.16%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.16%) IBM
6 2 (1.16%) Adobe
6 2 (1.16%) Sybase
6 2 (1.16%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.58%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.58%) Twitter
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hays Recruitment Scotland
Rate: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 11 days ago