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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 11 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 6.25% 2.70% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 2.78% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
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
25 36 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 78.13% 97.30% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 30
Median daily rate £475 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 7 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java