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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 10 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Contract jobs citing TDD 60 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.15% 2.57% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.22% 3.59% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 5 7
Average daily rate £356 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
370 223 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 87.26% 71.70% 74.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 168 134
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £97.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 111 (93.28%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (62.18%) OO
3 71 (59.66%) JavaScript
4 68 (57.14%) HTML
5 66 (55.46%) jQuery
6 65 (54.62%) CSS
7 64 (53.78%) Java
8 61 (51.26%) Software Engineering
9 60 (50.42%) SQL
10 57 (47.90%) Scrum
11 49 (41.18%) Selenium
12 47 (39.50%) MVC
13 46 (38.66%) XML
14 45 (37.82%) Web Services
15 43 (36.13%) Cucumber
16 42 (35.29%) RESTful
17 39 (32.77%) Perl
18 38 (31.93%) MongoDB
19 37 (31.09%) NoSQL
20 36 (30.25%) SOAP
20 36 (30.25%) Unix
21 34 (28.57%) .NET
22 33 (27.73%) ASP.NET
22 33 (27.73%) Continuous Integration
23 32 (26.89%) SQL Server
23 32 (26.89%) C#
23 32 (26.89%) Microsoft
23 32 (26.89%) Subversion
24 31 (26.05%) Ajax
24 31 (26.05%) Git (software)

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 24 (20.17%) IIS
2 17 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (9.24%) Confluence
4 9 (7.56%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.72%) JBoss
6 7 (5.88%) Apache Solr
7 6 (5.04%) FileNet
7 6 (5.04%) LiveCycle
8 5 (4.20%) Node.js
9 4 (3.36%) Apache
10 1 (0.84%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.84%) Mule
10 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) GitHub
1 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.97%) HTTP
2 10 (8.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.93%) MongoDB
2 37 (31.09%) NoSQL
3 32 (26.89%) SQL Server
4 24 (20.17%) Redis
5 16 (13.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (8.40%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (5.88%) Neo4j
7 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (5.04%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.68%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.84%) Jackrabbit
13 1 (0.84%) MS Access
13 1 (0.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 49 (41.18%) Selenium
2 43 (36.13%) Cucumber
3 32 (26.89%) Subversion
4 31 (26.05%) Git (software)
5 21 (17.65%) Hudson
6 19 (15.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (15.13%) Jenkins
8 16 (13.45%) JIRA
9 14 (11.76%) Visual Studio
10 13 (10.92%) Maven
11 11 (9.24%) Spock
12 8 (6.72%) Jasmine
12 8 (6.72%) QUnit
12 8 (6.72%) Sinon.JS
13 6 (5.04%) Ant
13 6 (5.04%) DbUnit
13 6 (5.04%) JUnit
13 6 (5.04%) TeamCity
14 5 (4.20%) Eclipse
14 5 (4.20%) Geb
General
1 27 (22.69%) Legal
2 8 (6.72%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (5.04%) Finance
4 3 (2.52%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.84%) Back Office
5 1 (0.84%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 114 (95.80%) Developer
2 31 (26.05%) Java Developer
3 30 (25.21%) .NET Developer
4 18 (15.13%) JavaScript Developer
5 17 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 11 (9.24%) Perl Developer
6 11 (9.24%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 11 (9.24%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.40%) Agile Developer
8 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.72%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
10 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 6 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (5.04%) C# Developer
11 6 (5.04%) HTML Developer
12 5 (4.20%) Agile C# Developer
12 5 (4.20%) HTML CSS Developer
12 5 (4.20%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (4.20%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (57.14%) HTML
2 66 (55.46%) jQuery
3 65 (54.62%) CSS
4 46 (38.66%) XML
5 45 (37.82%) Web Services
6 42 (35.29%) RESTful
7 36 (30.25%) SOAP
8 34 (28.57%) .NET
9 33 (27.73%) ASP.NET
10 31 (26.05%) Ajax
11 26 (21.85%) Mojolicious
12 25 (21.01%) Kafka
13 24 (20.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (16.81%) XSLT
15 19 (15.97%) Hibernate
16 18 (15.13%) AngularJS
17 16 (13.45%) OAuth2
17 16 (13.45%) REST
17 16 (13.45%) Spring
18 15 (12.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) NHS
2 8 (6.72%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.72%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (5.04%) Replication
4 5 (4.20%) User Experience
5 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.68%) W3C
7 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.84%) BBC
7 1 (0.84%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (30.25%) Unix
2 11 (9.24%) Android
3 8 (6.72%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.52%) Linux
4 3 (2.52%) Windows
4 3 (2.52%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (93.28%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (62.18%) OO
3 61 (51.26%) Software Engineering
4 57 (47.90%) Scrum
5 47 (39.50%) MVC
6 33 (27.73%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (20.17%) BDD
8 20 (16.81%) Unit Testing
9 19 (15.97%) Software Testing
10 16 (13.45%) Regression Testing
11 15 (12.61%) Data Modelling
11 15 (12.61%) UML
12 14 (11.76%) OOP
13 10 (8.40%) SOA
14 9 (7.56%) Analytics
14 9 (7.56%) DevOps
14 9 (7.56%) Web Development
15 8 (6.72%) Project Management
15 8 (6.72%) SDLC
15 8 (6.72%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 71 (59.66%) JavaScript
2 64 (53.78%) Java
3 60 (50.42%) SQL
4 39 (32.77%) Perl
5 32 (26.89%) C#
6 28 (23.53%) Go
6 28 (23.53%) Scala
7 14 (11.76%) XPath
8 11 (9.24%) Ruby
9 9 (7.56%) T-SQL
10 6 (5.04%) PHP
10 6 (5.04%) PL/SQL
11 5 (4.20%) Python
12 2 (1.68%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.84%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.84%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (16.81%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.92%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.72%) Degree
4 4 (3.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.52%) BC Cleared
5 3 (2.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) ISEB
6 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.20%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 32 (26.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.04%) Adobe
2 6 (5.04%) ILOG
2 6 (5.04%) Kofax
2 6 (5.04%) Splunk
2 6 (5.04%) Twitter
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