Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 November 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.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 39 53
Rank change year-on-year +3 +14 -8
Contract jobs citing TDD 228 215 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.52% 4.94% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 5.92% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 123 107
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £298 £313 £269
90th Percentile £534 £538 £460
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate £41.50 - £34.80
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4249 3633 5027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.19% 83.56% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2422 2128 2624
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 87 102
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Scotland

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Scotland

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Scotland

TDD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TDD in Scotland

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -31 104 £400 - 20
Glasgow +14 99 £388 +4.03% 18
West Lothian +1 10 £375 -0.66% 1
Fife +6 4 £335 -
Dundee +2 3 - -
TDD
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for TDD.

1 163 (71.49%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (59.65%) Java
3 97 (42.54%) JavaScript
4 85 (37.28%) Continuous Integration
4 85 (37.28%) BDD
5 76 (33.33%) Scrum
6 71 (31.14%) Spring
7 68 (29.82%) HTML
8 57 (25.00%) CSS
9 51 (22.37%) Hibernate
10 45 (19.74%) Test Automation
10 45 (19.74%) AngularJS
11 44 (19.30%) Kanban
12 42 (18.42%) Git (software)
13 39 (17.11%) Software Engineering
13 39 (17.11%) Python
14 38 (16.67%) Finance
15 37 (16.23%) Jenkins
16 36 (15.79%) React
17 35 (15.35%) HTML5
18 34 (14.91%) SQL
19 33 (14.47%) Web Services
19 33 (14.47%) JBoss
19 33 (14.47%) NoSQL
19 33 (14.47%) DevOps
20 32 (14.04%) Linux
21 31 (13.60%) Ansible
22 30 (13.16%) Node.js
22 30 (13.16%) XML
22 30 (13.16%) Ruby

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 33 (14.47%) JBoss
2 16 (7.02%) WebSphere
3 13 (5.70%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.51%) Jetty
4 8 (3.51%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.63%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (1.75%) Apache
6 4 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.32%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.88%) CMS
8 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.44%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.44%) Confluence
9 1 (0.44%) Drupal
9 1 (0.44%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.44%) Mule
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (3.51%) Amazon S3
5 7 (3.07%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (3.07%) GitHub
6 4 (1.75%) IaaS
6 4 (1.75%) PaaS
7 3 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.32%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.32%) Sauce Labs
7 3 (1.32%) Serverless
8 2 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.88%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.44%) npm
9 1 (0.44%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.95%) AMQP
1 9 (3.95%) SAN
2 4 (1.75%) SMS
3 3 (1.32%) Internet
4 2 (0.88%) CTI
5 1 (0.44%) DHCP
5 1 (0.44%) DNS
5 1 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.47%) NoSQL
2 17 (7.46%) MongoDB
3 15 (6.58%) SQL Server
4 13 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (4.39%) Redis
6 8 (3.51%) Couchbase
6 8 (3.51%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.51%) Riak
7 7 (3.07%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.07%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.19%) GIS
8 5 (2.19%) MySQL
8 5 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.88%) Big Data
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 42 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 37 (16.23%) Jenkins
3 30 (13.16%) Maven
4 23 (10.09%) Cucumber
4 23 (10.09%) Selenium
5 20 (8.77%) Eclipse
6 18 (7.89%) Grunt
6 18 (7.89%) gulp
7 14 (6.14%) Subversion
8 11 (4.82%) JIRA
8 11 (4.82%) JUnit
9 10 (4.39%) Bower
10 9 (3.95%) FitNesse
11 8 (3.51%) Jasmine
11 8 (3.51%) Vagrant
12 7 (3.07%) Mockito
13 6 (2.63%) Gradle
13 6 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (2.63%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (16.67%) Finance
2 14 (6.14%) Banking
3 7 (3.07%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.63%) Electronics
4 6 (2.63%) Marketing
4 6 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.32%) Publishing
6 2 (0.88%) Front Office
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
7 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 163 (71.49%) Developer
2 99 (43.42%) Java Developer
3 29 (12.72%) Senior Developer
4 23 (10.09%) Lead Developer
5 19 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 18 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 18 (7.89%) Software Engineer
7 14 (6.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (5.70%) Lead Java Developer
9 12 (5.26%) .NET Developer
10 10 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.51%) AWS Developer
11 8 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (3.07%) Scrum Master
12 7 (3.07%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 7 (3.07%) Tester
12 7 (3.07%) Web Developer
13 6 (2.63%) Agile Coach
13 6 (2.63%) Automation Tester
13 6 (2.63%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (31.14%) Spring
2 68 (29.82%) HTML
3 57 (25.00%) CSS
4 51 (22.37%) Hibernate
5 45 (19.74%) AngularJS
6 36 (15.79%) React
7 35 (15.35%) HTML5
8 33 (14.47%) Web Services
9 30 (13.16%) Node.js
9 30 (13.16%) XML
10 25 (10.96%) RESTful
11 24 (10.53%) CSS3
11 24 (10.53%) XSLT
12 23 (10.09%) .NET
13 22 (9.65%) Sass
14 21 (9.21%) Java EE
15 19 (8.33%) jQuery
16 18 (7.89%) Drools
17 16 (7.02%) jBPM
17 16 (7.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.26%) User Experience
2 11 (4.82%) Virtual Team
3 8 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.19%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.75%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.32%) Equities
8 2 (0.88%) Blog
8 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.88%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.44%) Derivative
9 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.44%) PMI
9 1 (0.44%) Swaptions
9 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.04%) Linux
2 12 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (5.26%) Windows
3 11 (4.82%) Windows Server
3 11 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.63%) Unix
6 3 (1.32%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.44%) CentOS
7 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (71.49%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (37.28%) BDD
2 85 (37.28%) Continuous Integration
3 76 (33.33%) Scrum
4 45 (19.74%) Test Automation
5 44 (19.30%) Kanban
6 39 (17.11%) Software Engineering
7 33 (14.47%) DevOps
8 28 (12.28%) Front End Development
9 27 (11.84%) Continuous Delivery
9 27 (11.84%) SDLC
10 24 (10.53%) SOA
11 21 (9.21%) MVC
11 21 (9.21%) OO
12 20 (8.77%) Mentoring
12 20 (8.77%) Unit Testing
13 19 (8.33%) Web Development
14 18 (7.89%) Coaching
15 17 (7.46%) Business Process Modelling
15 17 (7.46%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 136 (59.65%) Java
2 97 (42.54%) JavaScript
3 39 (17.11%) Python
4 34 (14.91%) SQL
5 30 (13.16%) Ruby
6 27 (11.84%) C#
7 14 (6.14%) ES6
8 12 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.51%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.07%) Perl
10 7 (3.07%) PHP
11 6 (2.63%) ECMAScript
12 5 (2.19%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.75%) C++
14 3 (1.32%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (1.32%) XPath
15 2 (0.88%) C
15 2 (0.88%) Scala
15 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (3.51%) Degree
2 7 (3.07%) MCSD
2 7 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.32%) BC Cleared
3 3 (1.32%) MCAD
3 3 (1.32%) MCTS
4 1 (0.44%) HND
4 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.44%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.02%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (11.40%) Docker
2 13 (5.70%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.82%) vSphere
4 4 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (13.60%) Ansible
2 25 (10.96%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (10.96%) Puppet
3 8 (3.51%) Cobbler
4 4 (1.75%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 4 (1.75%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.32%) Apache Brooklyn
5 3 (1.32%) Marathon
5 3 (1.32%) Mesos
5 3 (1.32%) Packer
6 2 (0.88%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (7.46%) VMware
2 15 (6.58%) Oracle
3 13 (5.70%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.07%) IBM
4 7 (3.07%) TIBCO
5 6 (2.63%) Pega
5 6 (2.63%) SAP
6 3 (1.32%) Google
6 3 (1.32%) Guidewire
7 2 (0.88%) Avaya
7 2 (0.88%) CA
7 2 (0.88%) Informatica
7 2 (0.88%) Perfecto Mobile
7 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.44%) HP
8 1 (0.44%) Sybase
8 1 (0.44%) Twitter