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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 17 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing TDD 23 37 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.81% 10.28% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.70% 12.71% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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
215 291 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.38% 80.83% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 201 72
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.83 £27.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.18% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £27.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.42 £27.50 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) Java
3 15 (51.72%) Scrum
4 14 (48.28%) jQuery
4 14 (48.28%) SQL
5 11 (37.93%) .NET
6 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
6 10 (34.48%) Scala
7 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (31.03%) BDD
7 9 (31.03%) Perl
7 9 (31.03%) C#
7 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
7 9 (31.03%) MVC
8 8 (27.59%) UNIX
8 8 (27.59%) OO
8 8 (27.59%) RESTful
8 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
8 8 (27.59%) Mojolicious
9 7 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (24.14%) REST
9 7 (24.14%) CSS
9 7 (24.14%) XML
9 7 (24.14%) HTML
9 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
9 7 (24.14%) OAuth
10 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
10 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
10 6 (20.69%) Web Services

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (13.79%) JBoss
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.90%) WildFly
5 1 (3.45%) Mule ESB
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.45%) ArcGIS
5 1 (3.45%) CMS
5 1 (3.45%) Zope
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.45%) Mule
5 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (3.45%) Lync
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) MySQL
4 2 (6.90%) InterBase
4 2 (6.90%) Firebird
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (3.45%) MS Access
5 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) QUnit
3 3 (10.34%) Jasmine
3 3 (10.34%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (6.90%) JUnit
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) Selenium
5 1 (3.45%) TestNG
5 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.45%) JMeter
5 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.45%) NUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.45%) DbUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (17.24%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Perl Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.34%) AWS Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Scala Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Tester
7 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) jQuery
2 11 (37.93%) .NET
3 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
4 8 (27.59%) RESTful
4 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (27.59%) Mojolicious
5 7 (24.14%) OAuth
5 7 (24.14%) REST
5 7 (24.14%) CSS
5 7 (24.14%) HTML
5 7 (24.14%) XML
6 6 (20.69%) Web Services
7 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
7 5 (17.24%) SOAP
7 5 (17.24%) CSS3
7 5 (17.24%) HTML5
7 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
8 4 (13.79%) Java EE
8 4 (13.79%) J2EE
8 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
1 3 (10.34%) NHS
1 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Scrum
3 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
4 9 (31.03%) MVC
4 9 (31.03%) BDD
5 8 (27.59%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.90%) CRM
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
8 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.45%) RUP
8 1 (3.45%) DSDM
8 1 (3.45%) Workflow
8 1 (3.45%) Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) Scala
4 9 (31.03%) Perl
4 9 (31.03%) C#
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) Delphi
7 1 (3.45%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) Groovy
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Google
4 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.45%) Zend
5 1 (3.45%) ILOG