The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 32 49 51
Rank change year-on-year +17 +2  
Contract jobs citing TDD 43 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.79% 2.70% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% 3.26% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 28
Median daily rate £438 £363 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -7.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.56% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £45.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -14.75% +27.08%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 760 1256 1171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.73% 82.79% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 705 664
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing TDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Edinburgh

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TDD in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Edinburgh

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Edinburgh

TDD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TDD in Edinburgh

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for TDD.

1 95 (84.82%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (66.07%) Scrum
3 70 (62.50%) Java
4 64 (57.14%) BDD
5 57 (50.89%) AngularJS
6 50 (44.64%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (41.96%) JavaScript
8 42 (37.50%) HTML
9 34 (30.36%) CSS
10 27 (24.11%) Kanban
11 26 (23.21%) Cucumber
11 26 (23.21%) Python
11 26 (23.21%) Spring
12 25 (22.32%) Web Services
13 24 (21.43%) Maven
14 22 (19.64%) SQL
15 21 (18.75%) Open Source
16 19 (16.96%) Gradle
17 18 (16.07%) Oracle
17 18 (16.07%) JBoss
17 18 (16.07%) Git (software)
17 18 (16.07%) Selenium
18 17 (15.18%) JIRA
18 17 (15.18%) jQuery
18 17 (15.18%) HTML5
18 17 (15.18%) NoSQL
18 17 (15.18%) Jenkins
18 17 (15.18%) DevOps
18 17 (15.18%) OpenLayers
19 16 (14.29%) Mentoring

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 18 (16.07%) JBoss
2 15 (13.39%) GeoServer
3 7 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (5.36%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.79%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.89%) CMS
6 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.18%) NoSQL
2 16 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 9 (8.04%) GIS
3 9 (8.04%) Spatial Data
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.79%) DB2
7 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (23.21%) Cucumber
2 24 (21.43%) Maven
3 19 (16.96%) Gradle
4 18 (16.07%) Git (software)
4 18 (16.07%) Selenium
5 17 (15.18%) Jenkins
5 17 (15.18%) JIRA
6 15 (13.39%) JBehave
7 12 (10.71%) Eclipse
8 11 (9.82%) Subversion
9 7 (6.25%) SpecFlow
10 6 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (4.46%) Hudson
11 5 (4.46%) Jasmine
11 5 (4.46%) JProfiler
11 5 (4.46%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (3.57%) Bower
12 4 (3.57%) Mockito
13 3 (2.68%) JUnit
13 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (11.61%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Banking
3 2 (1.79%) Back Office
3 2 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (0.89%) Electronics
4 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.89%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Publishing
4 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (62.50%) Developer
2 39 (34.82%) Java Developer
3 19 (16.96%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 15 (13.39%) Angular Developer
5 15 (13.39%) Scrum Master
6 9 (8.04%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Open Source Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Python Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (5.36%) HTML Developer
9 5 (4.46%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Agile Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (50.89%) AngularJS
2 42 (37.50%) HTML
3 34 (30.36%) CSS
4 26 (23.21%) Spring
5 25 (22.32%) Web Services
6 17 (15.18%) HTML5
6 17 (15.18%) jQuery
6 17 (15.18%) OpenLayers
7 16 (14.29%) Java EE
8 15 (13.39%) .NET
8 15 (13.39%) Leaflet
8 15 (13.39%) Node.js
8 15 (13.39%) PostGIS
8 15 (13.39%) REST
8 15 (13.39%) XML
9 13 (11.61%) Hibernate
9 13 (11.61%) RESTful
10 12 (10.71%) CSS3
10 12 (10.71%) XSLT
11 10 (8.93%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.46%) User Experience
2 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.89%) Fintech
3 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.89%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.93%) Linux
2 5 (4.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (84.82%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (66.07%) Scrum
3 64 (57.14%) BDD
4 50 (44.64%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (24.11%) Kanban
6 21 (18.75%) Open Source
7 17 (15.18%) DevOps
8 16 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 15 (13.39%) MVC
10 14 (12.50%) OO
11 13 (11.61%) Coaching
11 13 (11.61%) Front End Development
11 13 (11.61%) Microservices
11 13 (11.61%) SOA
11 13 (11.61%) Software Engineering
11 13 (11.61%) Test Automation
12 12 (10.71%) Open Source Development
12 12 (10.71%) SDLC
13 9 (8.04%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (8.04%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 70 (62.50%) Java
2 47 (41.96%) JavaScript
3 26 (23.21%) Python
4 22 (19.64%) SQL
5 9 (8.04%) C#
6 5 (4.46%) ES6
6 5 (4.46%) VB
7 4 (3.57%) Perl
7 4 (3.57%) Ruby
8 3 (2.68%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.79%) Scala
10 1 (0.89%) Clojure
10 1 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (13.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.14%) Degree
2 8 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) ISEB
4 1 (0.89%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) QA
2 3 (2.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) Puppet
2 4 (3.57%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (1.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (16.07%) Oracle
2 15 (13.39%) ESRI
3 7 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.57%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.68%) Twitter
6 2 (1.79%) IBM
6 2 (1.79%) Misys
7 1 (0.89%) Progress
7 1 (0.89%) SAP
7 1 (0.89%) Sitecore
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
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