The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Lothian region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 8 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 11.11% 5.71% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.33% 6.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+63.01% -8.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
30 61 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 83.33% 87.14% 64.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 25
Average daily rate £375 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £7.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+460.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) JUnit
2 10 (90.91%) XML
2 10 (90.91%) Spring
2 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (63.64%) iBATIS
3 7 (63.64%) JDBC
3 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
3 7 (63.64%) JMS
3 7 (63.64%) XML Schema
4 5 (45.45%) jMock
4 5 (45.45%) Mockito
4 5 (45.45%) EasyMock
5 4 (36.36%) Ajax
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) Smartphone
6 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 3 (27.27%) Maven
6 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
6 3 (27.27%) Hudson
6 3 (27.27%) REST
6 3 (27.27%) CSS3
6 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
6 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (27.27%) QUnit

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) JUnit
2 5 (45.45%) jMock
2 5 (45.45%) EasyMock
2 5 (45.45%) Mockito
3 3 (27.27%) Hudson
3 3 (27.27%) QUnit
3 3 (27.27%) Jasmine
3 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 3 (27.27%) Maven
4 2 (18.18%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) User Experience Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) XML
1 10 (90.91%) Spring
2 7 (63.64%) JMS
2 7 (63.64%) XML Schema
2 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
2 7 (63.64%) iBATIS
2 7 (63.64%) JDBC
3 4 (36.36%) Ajax
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
4 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) REST
4 3 (27.27%) CSS3
4 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
4 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (27.27%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Smartphone
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript