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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing TDD 22 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.60% 0.40% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.19% 0.55% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 5
Average daily rate
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£415 £293 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.88% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £293 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £293 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+83.07% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
306 182 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.86% 72.22% 67.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 120 89
Average daily rate £375 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
TDD
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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 25 July 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 51 (83.61%) BDD
2 46 (75.41%) Java
3 40 (65.57%) Web Services
4 38 (62.30%) Scala
5 36 (59.02%) OO
6 28 (45.90%) Akka
6 28 (45.90%) Play Framework
7 25 (40.98%) SVG
7 25 (40.98%) Process Management
7 25 (40.98%) CouchDB
7 25 (40.98%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (40.98%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (40.98%) Web Development
7 25 (40.98%) Batik
8 20 (32.79%) Scrum
9 17 (27.87%) SQL
10 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (18.03%) Subversion
11 11 (18.03%) Automated Testing
12 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
12 10 (16.39%) RESTful
12 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (14.75%) Migration
13 9 (14.75%) CMS
13 9 (14.75%) J2EE
13 9 (14.75%) HTML
13 9 (14.75%) CRM
13 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
13 9 (14.75%) UNIX
13 9 (14.75%) Sitecore CMS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
1 9 (14.75%) CMS
1 9 (14.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (9.84%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (8.20%) Lync
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) FileNet
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.64%) Node.js
4 1 (1.64%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (40.98%) Cloud Computing
1 25 (40.98%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.56%) SaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) HTTP
2 3 (4.92%) SSL
2 3 (4.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) CouchDB
2 8 (13.11%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Subversion
2 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.84%) JUnit
3 6 (9.84%) Selenium
4 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.20%) Apache Ivy
4 5 (8.20%) Ant
4 5 (8.20%) Maven
4 5 (8.20%) Mercurial
5 4 (6.56%) JBehave
5 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.92%) Hudson
6 3 (4.92%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.92%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.92%) JIRA
7 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.28%) CruiseControl
7 2 (3.28%) Robotium
7 2 (3.28%) eggPlant
7 2 (3.28%) Calabash
General
1 6 (9.84%) Legal
2 3 (4.92%) Banking
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Developer
2 16 (26.23%) Scala Developer
3 15 (24.59%) Architect
3 15 (24.59%) Java Architect
4 8 (13.11%) Perl Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Product Owner
7 3 (4.92%) Automated Test Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Development Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Development Team Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (65.57%) Web Services
2 28 (45.90%) Akka
2 28 (45.90%) Play Framework
3 25 (40.98%) SVG
3 25 (40.98%) Batik
4 10 (16.39%) RESTful
5 9 (14.75%) HTML
5 9 (14.75%) J2EE
6 8 (13.11%) SOAP
6 8 (13.11%) jQuery
6 8 (13.11%) Mojolicious
7 7 (11.48%) JSON
7 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
7 7 (11.48%) .NET
8 6 (9.84%) OAuth
8 6 (9.84%) REST
9 5 (8.20%) Spring
9 5 (8.20%) XML
10 4 (6.56%) CSS
11 3 (4.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) GIS
2 4 (6.56%) Open Source
3 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.92%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) UNIX
2 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (83.61%) BDD
2 36 (59.02%) OO
3 25 (40.98%) Process Management
3 25 (40.98%) Web Development
4 20 (32.79%) Scrum
5 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (18.03%) Automated Testing
7 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.75%) CRM
8 9 (14.75%) Migration
9 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
9 7 (11.48%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (9.84%) Document Management
10 6 (9.84%) Test Automation
11 5 (8.20%) Release Management
11 5 (8.20%) SOA
12 4 (6.56%) MVC
12 4 (6.56%) Workflow
12 4 (6.56%) Knowledge Management
12 4 (6.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 46 (75.41%) Java
2 38 (62.30%) Scala
3 17 (27.87%) SQL
4 8 (13.11%) Perl
5 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.48%) C#
6 6 (9.84%) Groovy
7 3 (4.92%) XQuery
7 3 (4.92%) XPath
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) C++
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Sitecore
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle
4 3 (4.92%) HP
4 3 (4.92%) Zend
5 1 (1.64%) IBM
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