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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 28 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing TDD 19 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.81% 2.02% 10.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.45% 2.96% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £332 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -10.20%
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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 Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
255 169 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.98% 68.42% 75.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 107 122
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £10.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +76.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 34 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (71.05%) Scrum
3 20 (52.63%) HTML
4 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 17 (44.74%) MVC
6 15 (39.47%) .NET
6 15 (39.47%) CSS
6 15 (39.47%) jQuery
6 15 (39.47%) BDD
7 13 (34.21%) HTML5
7 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
7 13 (34.21%) SQL
7 13 (34.21%) Java
7 13 (34.21%) C#
7 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
8 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
9 11 (28.95%) XML
10 10 (26.32%) OO
10 10 (26.32%) Web Services
10 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
10 10 (26.32%) REST
10 10 (26.32%) CSS3
10 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
11 9 (23.68%) Subversion
12 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
12 8 (21.05%) Spring
12 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (21.05%) MongoDB

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 7 (18.42%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (13.16%) CMS
4 4 (10.53%) ArcGIS
5 3 (7.89%) Confluence
5 3 (7.89%) Apache Solr
5 3 (7.89%) FileNet
5 3 (7.89%) JBoss
5 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.26%) Tuxedo
6 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
6 2 (5.26%) Apache
6 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.26%) Umbraco
6 2 (5.26%) Lync
6 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.63%) LiveCycle
7 1 (2.63%) Mule
7 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.53%) MS Access
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.63%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (23.68%) Subversion
3 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
4 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
5 4 (10.53%) Maven
5 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.53%) JIRA
5 4 (10.53%) Hudson
6 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.89%) Selenium
6 3 (7.89%) JUnit
7 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.26%) Ant
7 2 (5.26%) NUnit
7 2 (5.26%) Concordion
7 2 (5.26%) DbUnit
7 2 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.63%) TestNG
8 1 (2.63%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 1 (2.63%) Legal
1 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Perl Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Developer
6 2 (5.26%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) HTML
2 15 (39.47%) .NET
2 15 (39.47%) CSS
2 15 (39.47%) jQuery
3 13 (34.21%) HTML5
3 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
4 11 (28.95%) XML
5 10 (26.32%) Web Services
5 10 (26.32%) REST
5 10 (26.32%) CSS3
6 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
7 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
7 8 (21.05%) Spring
7 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (18.42%) Ajax
9 6 (15.79%) SOAP
9 6 (15.79%) J2EE
10 5 (13.16%) WCF
10 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Open Source
2 4 (10.53%) User Experience
3 3 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (7.89%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.89%) GIS
4 2 (5.26%) NHS
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.63%) New Media
5 1 (2.63%) Social Network
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.63%) Interactive TV
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (71.05%) Scrum
3 17 (44.74%) MVC
4 15 (39.47%) BDD
5 10 (26.32%) OO
6 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (18.42%) CRM
8 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.16%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (13.16%) Release Management
9 5 (13.16%) Analytics
9 5 (13.16%) Migration
9 5 (13.16%) OOP
10 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
10 4 (10.53%) Document Management
10 4 (10.53%) Kanban
11 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
11 3 (7.89%) iOS Development
11 3 (7.89%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
1 13 (34.21%) Java
1 13 (34.21%) C#
2 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.79%) Scala
4 4 (10.53%) Perl
5 3 (7.89%) Ruby
6 2 (5.26%) Python
6 2 (5.26%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Sitecore
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) ILOG
4 2 (5.26%) IBM
4 2 (5.26%) Twitter
4 2 (5.26%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.63%) Splunk
5 1 (2.63%) Kofax
5 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe
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