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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 15 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing TDD 3 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 4.55% 13.04% 17.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% 16.22% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Average daily rate
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£288 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £334 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £370 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £59.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.56%
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
50 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 75.76% 80.43% 86.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 28
Average daily rate £325 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.00 £7.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +460.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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
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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
Livingston -5 3 £288 -17.85%
TDD
Scotland

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) XML Schema
3 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
4 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 6 (54.55%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
5 5 (45.45%) Pair Programming
5 5 (45.45%) Spring
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (45.45%) BDD
6 4 (36.36%) iBATIS
6 4 (36.36%) FitNesse
6 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 4 (36.36%) JUnit
6 4 (36.36%) JDBC
6 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
6 4 (36.36%) JMS
7 3 (27.27%) C#
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 3 (27.27%) CSS
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) .NET
7 3 (27.27%) MVC
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (27.27%) HTML5
7 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
7 3 (27.27%) Node.js

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JUnit
1 4 (36.36%) FitNesse
2 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) Ant
3 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 2 (18.18%) Maven
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) XML Schema
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
4 5 (45.45%) Spring
5 4 (36.36%) JMS
5 4 (36.36%) iBATIS
5 4 (36.36%) JDBC
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (27.27%) HTML5
6 3 (27.27%) CSS3
6 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
7 2 (18.18%) JSON
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Pair Programming
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter