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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 12 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 5.71% 4.65% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 5.71% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £483 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.76 £36.98 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -3.33%
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
32 35 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 91.43% 81.40% 82.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 34
Median daily rate £338 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £362 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £588 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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