The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 18 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 27 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing TDD 34 5 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.26% 1.21% 6.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.93% 1.78% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £341 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -10.20%
TDD
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
429 281 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 79.01% 67.87% 74.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 153 197
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +38.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.15 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £190.00 £16.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the South Wales region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

TDD
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +2 19 £375 -6.25%
Newport +2 11 £330 -17.50% 1
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 67 (85.90%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (64.10%) Scrum
3 45 (57.69%) BDD
4 40 (51.28%) Java
5 38 (48.72%) Subversion
6 35 (44.87%) C#
7 34 (43.59%) .NET
8 33 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 29 (37.18%) HTML
10 28 (35.90%) XML
10 28 (35.90%) Security Cleared
10 28 (35.90%) Selenium
11 27 (34.62%) SQL Server
12 26 (33.33%) Web Services
13 25 (32.05%) SQL
13 25 (32.05%) MVC
13 25 (32.05%) SC Cleared
14 24 (30.77%) Spring
15 23 (29.49%) SharePoint
16 22 (28.21%) JUnit
16 22 (28.21%) REST
17 21 (26.92%) Open Source
17 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET
18 20 (25.64%) .NET Framework
19 18 (23.08%) CSS
19 18 (23.08%) Jenkins
20 17 (21.79%) JIRA
20 17 (21.79%) jQuery
20 17 (21.79%) Kanban
21 16 (20.51%) Test Scripting

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 23 (29.49%) SharePoint
2 14 (17.95%) FileNet
3 12 (15.38%) WebSphere
4 7 (8.97%) JBoss
4 7 (8.97%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.97%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (6.41%) CMS
6 4 (5.13%) ArcGIS
7 3 (3.85%) Confluence
7 3 (3.85%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.56%) Umbraco
8 2 (2.56%) Lync
8 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.56%) Apache
8 2 (2.56%) Tuxedo
8 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.28%) IIS
9 1 (1.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) HTTP
2 2 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) DVB
3 1 (1.28%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (11.54%) MongoDB
4 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (5.13%) MS Access
8 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.28%) MySQL
9 1 (1.28%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 38 (48.72%) Subversion
2 33 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (35.90%) Selenium
4 22 (28.21%) JUnit
5 18 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 17 (21.79%) JIRA
7 14 (17.95%) Bugzilla
7 14 (17.95%) TortoiseSVN
7 14 (17.95%) WebDriver
8 12 (15.38%) Maven
8 12 (15.38%) Visual Studio
9 10 (12.82%) TestNG
9 10 (12.82%) Ant
10 9 (11.54%) JMeter
11 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
12 4 (5.13%) Hudson
12 4 (5.13%) Eclipse
12 4 (5.13%) Cucumber
13 2 (2.56%) Concordion
13 2 (2.56%) DbUnit
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Legal
2 1 (1.28%) Publishing
2 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (57.69%) Developer
2 19 (24.36%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.82%) .NET Developer
3 10 (12.82%) Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Architect
4 8 (10.26%) Tester
4 8 (10.26%) Technical Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Perl Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.85%) Java Architect
9 2 (2.56%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (2.56%) iOS Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Agile Coach
9 2 (2.56%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (43.59%) .NET
2 29 (37.18%) HTML
3 28 (35.90%) XML
4 26 (33.33%) Web Services
5 24 (30.77%) Spring
6 22 (28.21%) REST
7 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET
8 20 (25.64%) .NET Framework
9 18 (23.08%) CSS
10 17 (21.79%) jQuery
11 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (17.95%) XSLT
12 14 (17.95%) Java SE
13 13 (16.67%) HTML5
14 12 (15.38%) WCF
14 12 (15.38%) SOAP
15 11 (14.10%) Struts
15 11 (14.10%) MyBatis
16 10 (12.82%) CSS3
17 9 (11.54%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.92%) Open Source
2 11 (14.10%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.13%) User Experience
4 3 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.85%) GIS
4 3 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.56%) iSeries
5 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.56%) NHS
5 2 (2.56%) AS400
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.28%) Replication
6 1 (1.28%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.28%) W3C
6 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.28%) New Media
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.28%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) UNIX
1 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (85.90%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (64.10%) Scrum
3 45 (57.69%) BDD
4 25 (32.05%) MVC
5 17 (21.79%) Kanban
6 16 (20.51%) Test Scripting
6 16 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (17.95%) Automation Testing
7 14 (17.95%) Load Testing
7 14 (17.95%) Test Management
7 14 (17.95%) Software Testing
8 11 (14.10%) OO
8 11 (14.10%) Automated Testing
9 10 (12.82%) SOA
9 10 (12.82%) Configuration Management
9 10 (12.82%) Project Management
10 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.97%) CRM
12 6 (7.69%) Unit Testing
13 5 (6.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.28%) Java
2 35 (44.87%) C#
3 25 (32.05%) SQL
4 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.69%) Scala
5 6 (7.69%) Ruby
6 4 (5.13%) Perl
7 3 (3.85%) Python
8 2 (2.56%) PHP
8 2 (2.56%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 25 (32.05%) SC Cleared
3 14 (17.95%) ISEB
3 14 (17.95%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
Systems Management
1 15 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) IBM
2 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.97%) Sitecore
4 6 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (2.56%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.56%) Twitter
5 2 (2.56%) Informatica
5 2 (2.56%) ILOG
6 1 (1.28%) Perforce
6 1 (1.28%) Kofax
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe
6 1 (1.28%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.28%) Splunk
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