The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 14 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 37 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.31% 0.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.41% 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 33 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
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 £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
276 102 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 76.88% 61.45% 62.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 69 63
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £243 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
South Wales

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 April 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (82.93%) Java
1 34 (82.93%) BDD
2 28 (68.29%) Scala
3 25 (60.98%) Web Services
3 25 (60.98%) OO
4 20 (48.78%) Play Framework
4 20 (48.78%) Akka
5 17 (41.46%) CouchDB
5 17 (41.46%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (41.46%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (41.46%) Web Development
5 17 (41.46%) Batik
5 17 (41.46%) Process Management
5 17 (41.46%) SVG
6 12 (29.27%) Scrum
7 10 (24.39%) SQL
7 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (17.07%) J2EE
8 7 (17.07%) SOA
8 7 (17.07%) UNIX
9 6 (14.63%) HTML
9 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
9 6 (14.63%) CMS
9 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
9 6 (14.63%) RESTful
10 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
10 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
10 5 (12.20%) OAuth
10 5 (12.20%) Sitecore CMS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (14.63%) CMS
2 5 (12.20%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.76%) Lync
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (41.46%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (41.46%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
1 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) CouchDB
2 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.20%) Subversion
2 4 (9.76%) Maven
2 4 (9.76%) Selenium
3 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
3 3 (7.32%) Ant
4 2 (4.88%) JUnit
4 2 (4.88%) CruiseControl
4 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.88%) JBehave
5 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) Hudson
5 1 (2.44%) Gradle
5 1 (2.44%) Robotium
5 1 (2.44%) Calabash
5 1 (2.44%) Grunt
5 1 (2.44%) eggPlant
General
1 5 (12.20%) Legal
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Scala Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Java Architect
3 9 (21.95%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Perl Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Product Owner
7 1 (2.44%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.44%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Automated Test Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Development Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Development Team Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (60.98%) Web Services
2 20 (48.78%) Play Framework
2 20 (48.78%) Akka
3 17 (41.46%) Batik
3 17 (41.46%) SVG
4 7 (17.07%) J2EE
5 6 (14.63%) HTML
5 6 (14.63%) RESTful
6 5 (12.20%) OAuth
6 5 (12.20%) jQuery
6 5 (12.20%) Spring
6 5 (12.20%) CSS
6 5 (12.20%) Mojolicious
7 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
7 4 (9.76%) .NET
7 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
7 4 (9.76%) REST
7 4 (9.76%) JSON
8 3 (7.32%) HTML5
8 3 (7.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Open Source
1 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) GIS
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) UNIX
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (82.93%) BDD
2 25 (60.98%) OO
3 17 (41.46%) Web Development
3 17 (41.46%) Process Management
4 12 (29.27%) Scrum
5 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.07%) SOA
7 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
8 5 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (12.20%) Migration
8 5 (12.20%) CRM
9 4 (9.76%) Document Management
9 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
9 4 (9.76%) Release Management
10 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (82.93%) Java
2 28 (68.29%) Scala
3 10 (24.39%) SQL
4 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.20%) Perl
6 4 (9.76%) C#
6 4 (9.76%) Groovy
7 1 (2.44%) XPath
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.44%) XQuery
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Sitecore
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Zend
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) FatWire
5 1 (2.44%) HP