The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - - 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -2.85%
TDD
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
56 84 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 86.15% 74.34% 71.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 20
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stirling region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Stirling region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 5 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 Stirling region with a requirement for TDD.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) jMock
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Ext JS
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Mockito
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) jMock
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Mockito
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ext JS
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) JAXB
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) JPA
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Spring Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) AOP
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase