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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 9 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 6.67% 6.82% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £351 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -9.72%
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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
23 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 76.67% 75.00% 69.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 30
Average daily rate £375 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Ajax
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (83.33%) Durandal
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 5 (83.33%) Backbone.js
2 5 (83.33%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (83.33%) QUnit
2 5 (83.33%) Jasmine
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) Spring MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Smartphone
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) JUnit
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) Hudson
3 4 (66.67%) REST

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) QUnit
1 5 (83.33%) Jasmine
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) User Experience Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 5 (83.33%) Backbone.js
2 5 (83.33%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (83.33%) Durandal
3 4 (66.67%) REST
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) Spring MVC
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (66.67%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Java