Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 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.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 27 48
Rank change year-on-year -11 +21 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 97 87 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.40% 6.56% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 7.55% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 60 26
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £333 £299 £300
90th Percentile £538 £525 £438
Scotland median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.00 -

TDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,585 1,153 1,092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.30% 86.89% 85.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 619 617
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -4.76%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £214
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 11
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.68 £20.70 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.40% +47.82% -56.92%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.70 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.15 £38.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.63 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -35.91% -23.61% +40.57%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Glasgow

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Glasgow

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for TDD.

1 72 (74.23%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (63.92%) Java
3 57 (58.76%) JavaScript
4 51 (52.58%) Spring
5 49 (50.52%) HTML
6 36 (37.11%) HTML5
7 35 (36.08%) Scrum
8 33 (34.02%) CSS
9 32 (32.99%) Hibernate
10 28 (28.87%) Test Automation
11 26 (26.80%) BDD
12 24 (24.74%) Docker
13 22 (22.68%) Maven
14 21 (21.65%) AngularJS
15 20 (20.62%) Git (software)
15 20 (20.62%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (20.62%) Kanban
16 19 (19.59%) Python
17 18 (18.56%) MongoDB
17 18 (18.56%) Ansible
18 17 (17.53%) Web Services
18 17 (17.53%) JUnit
18 17 (17.53%) Finance
19 16 (16.49%) Subversion
19 16 (16.49%) OO
19 16 (16.49%) Tomcat
19 16 (16.49%) NoSQL
19 16 (16.49%) Multithreading
20 15 (15.46%) Puppet
20 15 (15.46%) Microservices

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 16 (16.49%) Tomcat
2 14 (14.43%) JBoss
2 14 (14.43%) Jetty
2 14 (14.43%) WebLogic
3 11 (11.34%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.09%) Confluence
5 2 (2.06%) Apache
5 2 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.03%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) PaaS
2 4 (4.12%) OpenShift
3 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) AMQP
2 1 (1.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.56%) MongoDB
2 16 (16.49%) NoSQL
3 14 (14.43%) Couchbase
3 14 (14.43%) Hadoop
3 14 (14.43%) Redis
3 14 (14.43%) Riak
4 12 (12.37%) Relational Database
5 10 (10.31%) DB2
6 7 (7.22%) Oracle Database
6 7 (7.22%) RDBMS
7 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
9 3 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (22.68%) Maven
2 20 (20.62%) Git (software)
3 17 (17.53%) JUnit
4 16 (16.49%) Subversion
5 14 (14.43%) Eclipse
5 14 (14.43%) Vagrant
6 13 (13.40%) Cucumber
6 13 (13.40%) Jenkins
6 13 (13.40%) Selenium
7 11 (11.34%) Bitbucket
8 10 (10.31%) FitNesse
8 10 (10.31%) Mockito
9 9 (9.28%) Gradle
10 6 (6.19%) Hudson
11 5 (5.15%) JIRA
11 5 (5.15%) MagicDraw
12 4 (4.12%) TeamCity
12 4 (4.12%) webpack
13 2 (2.06%) GoCD
13 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (17.53%) Finance
2 14 (14.43%) Banking
3 5 (5.15%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.12%) Retail
5 3 (3.09%) Games
6 1 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 75 (77.32%) Developer
2 44 (45.36%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (10.31%) Angular Developer
4 10 (10.31%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Agile Coach
5 6 (6.19%) HTML Developer
5 6 (6.19%) React Developer
6 5 (5.15%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (5.15%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (5.15%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (4.12%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.09%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Consultant
8 3 (3.09%) Scrum Master
8 3 (3.09%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (52.58%) Spring
2 49 (50.52%) HTML
3 36 (37.11%) HTML5
4 33 (34.02%) CSS
5 32 (32.99%) Hibernate
6 21 (21.65%) AngularJS
7 17 (17.53%) Web Services
8 15 (15.46%) SOAP
9 14 (14.43%) Kafka
9 14 (14.43%) React
10 13 (13.40%) J2EE
10 13 (13.40%) JPA
11 12 (12.37%) CSS3
11 12 (12.37%) REST
11 12 (12.37%) RESTful
12 10 (10.31%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (9.28%) JMS
13 9 (9.28%) Spring Boot
13 9 (9.28%) TIBCO EMS
13 9 (9.28%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) User Experience
3 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.09%) DataPower
5 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.03%) Equities
5 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) PKI
5 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.43%) Linux
2 11 (11.34%) Unix
3 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (74.23%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.08%) Scrum
3 28 (28.87%) Test Automation
4 26 (26.80%) BDD
5 20 (20.62%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (20.62%) Kanban
6 16 (16.49%) Multithreading
6 16 (16.49%) OO
7 15 (15.46%) Microservices
8 14 (14.43%) Deployment Automation
9 12 (12.37%) MVC
10 11 (11.34%) Software Engineering
11 10 (10.31%) Concurrent Programming
11 10 (10.31%) System Testing
12 9 (9.28%) Coaching
12 9 (9.28%) DSDM
12 9 (9.28%) Integration Testing
12 9 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (9.28%) RUP
12 9 (9.28%) UML
Programming Languages
1 62 (63.92%) Java
2 57 (58.76%) JavaScript
3 19 (19.59%) Python
4 13 (13.40%) Bash Shell
5 12 (12.37%) Ruby
6 9 (9.28%) Java 8
6 9 (9.28%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.25%) SQL
8 7 (7.22%) C#
9 5 (5.15%) Kotlin
10 4 (4.12%) ES6
11 2 (2.06%) Perl
12 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) QA
System Software
1 24 (24.74%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (18.56%) Ansible
2 15 (15.46%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (15.46%) Puppet
3 14 (14.43%) Cobbler
4 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.03%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.03%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.03%) Graphite
5 1 (1.03%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.03%) Icinga
5 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.03%) Packer
5 1 (1.03%) PingFederate
5 1 (1.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (12.37%) IBM
2 11 (11.34%) Oracle
3 9 (9.28%) TIBCO
4 8 (8.25%) Informatica
5 4 (4.12%) Sybase
6 2 (2.06%) Capita
6 2 (2.06%) HP
6 2 (2.06%) Sonatype
6 2 (2.06%) Splunk
6 2 (2.06%) VMware
7 1 (1.03%) Apigee
7 1 (1.03%) CA
7 1 (1.03%) Ceridian
7 1 (1.03%) Epicor
7 1 (1.03%) Infor
7 1 (1.03%) Kronos
7 1 (1.03%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.03%) Peoplefluent
7 1 (1.03%) Workday
7 1 (1.03%) Xamarin