The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 36 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing TDD 18 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.21% 4.32% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.25% 5.63% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% +20.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £323 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £503 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +118.46%
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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
343 284 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.14% 76.76% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 218 154
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £10.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Cardiff region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (80.49%) Java
3 28 (68.29%) SQL
4 26 (63.41%) OO
5 24 (58.54%) Scrum
5 24 (58.54%) MongoDB
6 21 (51.22%) HTML
7 20 (48.78%) CSS
8 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
9 17 (41.46%) Web Services
9 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
10 16 (39.02%) jQuery
10 16 (39.02%) XML
10 16 (39.02%) SOAP
10 16 (39.02%) AngularJS
10 16 (39.02%) Jenkins
11 15 (36.59%) Hibernate
11 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
11 15 (36.59%) Scala
11 15 (36.59%) Open Source
12 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
12 14 (34.15%) J2EE
13 13 (31.71%) Perl
13 13 (31.71%) Subversion
13 13 (31.71%) Spring
13 13 (31.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (31.71%) DevOps
14 12 (29.27%) Mojolicious
14 12 (29.27%) JSF

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 11 (26.83%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (24.39%) Confluence
3 4 (9.76%) IIS
4 3 (7.32%) JBoss
5 2 (4.88%) Apache
5 2 (4.88%) WildFly
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (58.54%) MongoDB
2 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
3 11 (26.83%) NoSQL
4 10 (24.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Jenkins
2 13 (31.71%) Subversion
3 12 (29.27%) Maven
4 11 (26.83%) JIRA
4 11 (26.83%) Selenium
4 11 (26.83%) Hudson
5 10 (24.39%) Spock
5 10 (24.39%) Geb
6 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
6 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
8 3 (7.32%) QUnit
8 3 (7.32%) Jasmine
8 3 (7.32%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (4.88%) JUnit
10 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
10 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
10 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.44%) JMeter
General
1 8 (19.51%) Legal
2 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (85.37%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Perl Developer
3 6 (14.63%) AWS Developer
4 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Scala Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Tester
5 2 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) HTML
2 20 (48.78%) CSS
3 17 (41.46%) Web Services
4 16 (39.02%) XML
4 16 (39.02%) SOAP
4 16 (39.02%) jQuery
4 16 (39.02%) AngularJS
5 15 (36.59%) Hibernate
6 14 (34.15%) J2EE
7 13 (31.71%) Spring
7 13 (31.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (29.27%) Mojolicious
8 12 (29.27%) JSF
8 12 (29.27%) RESTful
9 11 (26.83%) OAuth
10 10 (24.39%) XSLT
11 9 (21.95%) REST
12 8 (19.51%) .NET
13 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
13 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.88%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) W3C
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) UNIX
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) CentOS
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (63.41%) OO
3 24 (58.54%) Scrum
4 15 (36.59%) Open Source
5 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
6 13 (31.71%) DevOps
7 11 (26.83%) Pair Programming
7 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
8 10 (24.39%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (24.39%) RUP
8 10 (24.39%) DSDM
8 10 (24.39%) Release Management
8 10 (24.39%) SDLC
8 10 (24.39%) BDD
8 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
9 7 (17.07%) MVC
10 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Data Visualisation
11 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) Java
2 28 (68.29%) SQL
3 15 (36.59%) Scala
4 13 (31.71%) Perl
5 11 (26.83%) PL/SQL
6 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
7 7 (17.07%) C#
8 2 (4.88%) Ruby
9 1 (2.44%) SPARQL
9 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
2 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) Twitter
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago