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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing TDD 20 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.26% 1.85% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.19% 2.59% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £330 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £388 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -9.72%
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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
278 193 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.16% 71.48% 65.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 146 86
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.21% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.16 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £17.26 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 52 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (75.86%) BDD
3 38 (65.52%) Java
4 33 (56.90%) Web Services
5 30 (51.72%) OO
6 29 (50.00%) Scala
7 23 (39.66%) Scrum
8 19 (32.76%) Web Development
8 19 (32.76%) Batik
8 19 (32.76%) Process Management
8 19 (32.76%) SVG
8 19 (32.76%) CouchDB
8 19 (32.76%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (32.76%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (32.76%) Akka
8 19 (32.76%) Play Framework
9 17 (29.31%) SQL
10 14 (24.14%) HTML
10 14 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (22.41%) jQuery
12 12 (20.69%) SharePoint
13 10 (17.24%) Automated Testing
13 10 (17.24%) Subversion
13 10 (17.24%) CRM
13 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
13 10 (17.24%) .NET
13 10 (17.24%) MongoDB
14 9 (15.52%) RESTful
14 9 (15.52%) C#
14 9 (15.52%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 12 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.79%) CMS
2 8 (13.79%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (5.17%) Lync
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.17%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.45%) FileNet
4 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.45%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (32.76%) Cloud Computing
1 19 (32.76%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.17%) SaaS
4 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) SSL
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) CouchDB
2 10 (17.24%) MongoDB
3 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.17%) MS Access
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Subversion
2 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.07%) Selenium
3 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.34%) Cucumber
4 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (10.34%) Maven
4 6 (10.34%) JUnit
5 5 (8.62%) Ant
6 4 (6.90%) JIRA
6 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.90%) Mercurial
6 4 (6.90%) Hudson
6 4 (6.90%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (5.17%) JBehave
7 3 (5.17%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.45%) CruiseControl
8 2 (3.45%) Calabash
8 2 (3.45%) eggPlant
8 2 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
1 3 (5.17%) Legal
2 2 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Developer
2 13 (22.41%) Architect
3 12 (20.69%) Java Architect
4 8 (13.79%) Scala Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Perl Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Product Owner
9 2 (3.45%) Automated Test Developer
10 1 (1.72%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.72%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (56.90%) Web Services
2 19 (32.76%) SVG
2 19 (32.76%) Batik
2 19 (32.76%) Akka
2 19 (32.76%) Play Framework
3 14 (24.14%) HTML
4 13 (22.41%) jQuery
5 10 (17.24%) .NET
6 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
6 9 (15.52%) XML
6 9 (15.52%) RESTful
7 8 (13.79%) REST
7 8 (13.79%) SOAP
8 7 (12.07%) CSS
8 7 (12.07%) HTML5
8 7 (12.07%) Mojolicious
9 6 (10.34%) JSON
10 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (8.62%) CSS3
10 5 (8.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) GIS
2 5 (8.62%) Open Source
3 3 (5.17%) User Experience
4 2 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.72%) NHS
5 1 (1.72%) W3C
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) UNIX
2 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.72%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (75.86%) BDD
3 30 (51.72%) OO
4 23 (39.66%) Scrum
5 19 (32.76%) Web Development
5 19 (32.76%) Process Management
6 14 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (17.24%) CRM
7 10 (17.24%) Automated Testing
8 9 (15.52%) MVC
9 8 (13.79%) Migration
10 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
11 5 (8.62%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (8.62%) Test Scripting
11 5 (8.62%) Test Automation
12 4 (6.90%) Release Management
12 4 (6.90%) Document Management
12 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
13 3 (5.17%) OOP
13 3 (5.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (65.52%) Java
2 29 (50.00%) Scala
3 17 (29.31%) SQL
4 9 (15.52%) C#
5 7 (12.07%) Perl
6 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.62%) Groovy
8 3 (5.17%) Ruby
9 2 (3.45%) XPath
9 2 (3.45%) PHP
9 2 (3.45%) Python
9 2 (3.45%) XQuery
10 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) ISEB
1 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
1 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Sitecore
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) Twitter
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