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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 77 49 67
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +18
Contract jobs citing TDD 71 89 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.39% 2.98% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 3.76% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 51 41
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +83.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
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
2463 2366 2003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.82% 79.16% 76.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1298 1069
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 63 24
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +4.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 37 £408 +3.49% 13
Glasgow +4 29 £300 -22.58% 22
West Lothian +3 3 £400 +23.07% 3
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 135 (82.32%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (64.63%) Scrum
3 96 (58.54%) Java
4 84 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
5 66 (40.24%) Eclipse
6 60 (36.59%) SOA
7 51 (31.10%) Java EE
8 48 (29.27%) JBoss
8 48 (29.27%) XML
8 48 (29.27%) Spring
9 47 (28.66%) HTML
10 46 (28.05%) XSLT
11 45 (27.44%) JavaScript
11 45 (27.44%) JProfiler
12 44 (26.83%) AngularJS
13 43 (26.22%) BDD
13 43 (26.22%) CSS
13 43 (26.22%) Maven
13 43 (26.22%) Performance Monitoring
14 41 (25.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
15 36 (21.95%) Git (software)
16 35 (21.34%) REST
16 35 (21.34%) SOAP
17 33 (20.12%) J2EE
18 32 (19.51%) Web Services
19 30 (18.29%) MVC
19 30 (18.29%) jQuery
20 29 (17.68%) Kanban
20 29 (17.68%) Subversion
20 29 (17.68%) SDLC

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 48 (29.27%) JBoss
2 15 (9.15%) WebSphere
3 14 (8.54%) Node.js
4 13 (7.93%) Tomcat
5 12 (7.32%) WebLogic
6 10 (6.10%) GeoServer
7 5 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (3.05%) NServiceBus
8 3 (1.83%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.61%) CMS
9 1 (0.61%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.76%) NoSQL
2 13 (7.93%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.71%) GIS
4 5 (3.05%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.05%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.22%) QGIS
7 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 66 (40.24%) Eclipse
2 45 (27.44%) JProfiler
3 43 (26.22%) Maven
4 36 (21.95%) Git (software)
5 29 (17.68%) Subversion
6 28 (17.07%) Gradle
7 19 (11.59%) JUnit
7 19 (11.59%) Mockito
8 18 (10.98%) Bitbucket
8 18 (10.98%) Selenium
9 14 (8.54%) Jenkins
10 13 (7.93%) Visual Studio
11 10 (6.10%) Cucumber
11 10 (6.10%) Hudson
11 10 (6.10%) JBehave
11 10 (6.10%) JIRA
12 7 (4.27%) WebDriver
13 6 (3.66%) gulp
14 5 (3.05%) Bower
15 4 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (12.80%) Banking
1 21 (12.80%) Finance
2 1 (0.61%) Games
2 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (72.56%) Developer
2 74 (45.12%) Java Developer
3 17 (10.37%) Senior Developer
4 15 (9.15%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (8.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 13 (7.93%) Agile Developer
6 13 (7.93%) Agile Java Developer
6 13 (7.93%) Scrum Master
7 11 (6.71%) Web Developer
8 8 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (4.88%) Test Engineer
8 8 (4.88%) XML Developer
9 7 (4.27%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.27%) Architect
9 7 (4.27%) GIS Developer
10 6 (3.66%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (3.05%) .NET Web Developer
12 4 (2.44%) Java Programmer
12 4 (2.44%) PL/SQL Developer
12 4 (2.44%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (31.10%) Java EE
2 48 (29.27%) Spring
2 48 (29.27%) XML
3 47 (28.66%) HTML
4 46 (28.05%) XSLT
5 44 (26.83%) AngularJS
6 43 (26.22%) CSS
7 35 (21.34%) REST
7 35 (21.34%) SOAP
8 33 (20.12%) J2EE
9 32 (19.51%) Web Services
10 30 (18.29%) jQuery
11 24 (14.63%) HTML5
12 23 (14.02%) Hibernate
13 21 (12.80%) React
14 20 (12.20%) JSF
15 19 (11.59%) CSS3
16 17 (10.37%) Spring MVC
17 16 (9.76%) Struts
18 15 (9.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.66%) iPad
1 6 (3.66%) User Experience
2 5 (3.05%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.83%) DataPower
5 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.22%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.61%) BBC
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.61%) Fintech
6 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.32%) Linux
2 8 (4.88%) Unix
3 5 (3.05%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.22%) Windows
5 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (82.32%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (64.63%) Scrum
3 84 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (36.59%) SOA
5 43 (26.22%) BDD
5 43 (26.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 41 (25.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 30 (18.29%) MVC
8 29 (17.68%) Kanban
8 29 (17.68%) Microservices
8 29 (17.68%) SDLC
9 23 (14.02%) Front End Development
9 23 (14.02%) Web Development
10 21 (12.80%) OO
11 18 (10.98%) Waterfall
12 17 (10.37%) Responsive Web Design
13 16 (9.76%) Web Design
14 14 (8.54%) BPMN
14 14 (8.54%) Workflow
15 13 (7.93%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 96 (58.54%) Java
2 45 (27.44%) JavaScript
3 27 (16.46%) SQL
4 20 (12.20%) C#
5 19 (11.59%) Python
6 11 (6.71%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.27%) Perl
7 7 (4.27%) Ruby
8 6 (3.66%) Clojure
9 5 (3.05%) CoffeeScript
9 5 (3.05%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.22%) C
10 2 (1.22%) PHP
11 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.61%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (4.88%) Degree
1 8 (4.88%) ISEB
2 7 (4.27%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.32%) QA
2 7 (4.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.22%) Mesos
2 1 (0.61%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (7.32%) Microsoft
1 12 (7.32%) Oracle
2 5 (3.05%) ESRI
3 4 (2.44%) VMware
4 3 (1.83%) IBM
5 1 (0.61%) hybris
5 1 (0.61%) Sybase
5 1 (0.61%) Twitter
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