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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 28 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing TDD 17 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.46% 1.79% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.07% 2.45% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.74% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £302 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £383 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
TDD
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
280 204 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.49% 73.12% 65.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 153 77
Average daily rate £375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £18.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -56.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £18.00 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £18.00 £60.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 47 (79.66%) BDD
2 42 (71.19%) Java
3 34 (57.63%) Web Services
3 34 (57.63%) Scala
4 31 (52.54%) OO
5 22 (37.29%) Process Management
5 22 (37.29%) SVG
5 22 (37.29%) Web Development
5 22 (37.29%) Batik
5 22 (37.29%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (37.29%) CouchDB
5 22 (37.29%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (37.29%) Akka
5 22 (37.29%) Play Framework
6 19 (32.20%) Scrum
7 17 (28.81%) SQL
8 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (18.64%) jQuery
10 11 (18.64%) HTML
11 10 (16.95%) CRM
11 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
11 10 (16.95%) RESTful
11 10 (16.95%) Automated Testing
12 9 (15.25%) MongoDB
13 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
13 8 (13.56%) Subversion
13 8 (13.56%) Migration
13 8 (13.56%) CMS
13 8 (13.56%) Git (software)

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (16.95%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.56%) CMS
2 8 (13.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.08%) Lync
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.39%) ArcGIS
5 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.69%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.69%) FileNet
6 1 (1.69%) Node.js
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (37.29%) Cloud Computing
1 22 (37.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.08%) SaaS
4 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) SSL
2 2 (3.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.29%) CouchDB
2 9 (15.25%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.39%) MS Access
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Subversion
1 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.17%) Cucumber
2 6 (10.17%) Selenium
3 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.47%) JUnit
4 4 (6.78%) Maven
4 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.78%) Mercurial
4 4 (6.78%) Ant
4 4 (6.78%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (5.08%) JBehave
5 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.08%) Hudson
6 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.39%) Robotium
6 2 (3.39%) CruiseControl
6 2 (3.39%) JIRA
6 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.39%) eggPlant
General
1 4 (6.78%) Legal
2 3 (5.08%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Architect
3 13 (22.03%) Java Architect
4 10 (16.95%) Scala Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Business Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Perl Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Product Owner
6 3 (5.08%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Automated Test Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.39%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.69%) C++ Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (57.63%) Web Services
2 22 (37.29%) SVG
2 22 (37.29%) Batik
2 22 (37.29%) Akka
2 22 (37.29%) Play Framework
3 11 (18.64%) jQuery
3 11 (18.64%) HTML
4 10 (16.95%) RESTful
5 7 (11.86%) Mojolicious
5 7 (11.86%) REST
5 7 (11.86%) .NET
5 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
5 7 (11.86%) XML
5 7 (11.86%) SOAP
6 5 (8.47%) CSS
6 5 (8.47%) J2EE
6 5 (8.47%) HTML5
6 5 (8.47%) JSON
7 4 (6.78%) OAuth
7 4 (6.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) GIS
2 3 (5.08%) Open Source
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.69%) W3C
4 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) UNIX
2 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (79.66%) BDD
2 31 (52.54%) OO
3 22 (37.29%) Process Management
3 22 (37.29%) Web Development
4 19 (32.20%) Scrum
5 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (16.95%) CRM
7 10 (16.95%) Automated Testing
8 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
8 8 (13.56%) Migration
9 6 (10.17%) MVC
10 5 (8.47%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (8.47%) Test Automation
11 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.78%) Document Management
12 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
12 3 (5.08%) Workflow
12 3 (5.08%) RAD
12 3 (5.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 42 (71.19%) Java
2 34 (57.63%) Scala
3 17 (28.81%) SQL
4 7 (11.86%) Perl
4 7 (11.86%) C#
5 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.47%) Groovy
6 2 (3.39%) XQuery
6 2 (3.39%) Ruby
6 2 (3.39%) XPath
6 2 (3.39%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) Python
7 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Sitecore
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle
4 2 (3.39%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
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