The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 9 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 6.25% 5.48% 12.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 6.78% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £423 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £265 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.40 £42.50 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -28.57%
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 West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
29 59 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 90.63% 80.82% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 24
Median daily rate £395 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £396 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.50 - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

TDD
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +5 1 £425 +30.76%
TDD
Scotland

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for TDD.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) SOA
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) REST
5 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) SDLC
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) Kanban
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Spring
7 2 (20.00%) RESTful
7 2 (20.00%) J2EE
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (20.00%) Coaching
7 2 (20.00%) People Management
7 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (10.00%) Graphite
8 1 (10.00%) User Experience

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Polyglot Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Principal Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Principal Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) JMS
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (10.00%) PhoneGap
4 1 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) SOA
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Kanban
6 2 (20.00%) Coaching
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) People Management
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (10.00%) CRM
7 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (10.00%) Open Source
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum-ban
7 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Graphite
1 1 (10.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle