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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 26 17 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +25
Contract jobs citing TDD 29 64 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.48% 11.11% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.62% 12.55% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 46 5
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £459 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £68.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +110.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%

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
438 510 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.80% 88.54% 74.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 372 256
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £238 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.44% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

TDD
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +7 19 £500 +4.16% 2
Cardiff -19 9 £450 +20.00% 5
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for TDD.

1 88 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (65.66%) BDD
3 64 (64.65%) Java
4 52 (52.53%) Scrum
5 30 (30.30%) Kanban
6 27 (27.27%) Scala
7 25 (25.25%) Software Engineering
8 23 (23.23%) RESTful
8 23 (23.23%) Relational Database
9 21 (21.21%) DevOps
10 20 (20.20%) Python
11 18 (18.18%) JSON
11 18 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
11 18 (18.18%) Open Source
12 17 (17.17%) NoSQL
12 17 (17.17%) HTTP
13 16 (16.16%) OWASP
14 15 (15.15%) Web Development
14 15 (15.15%) HTML
14 15 (15.15%) Low Latency
14 15 (15.15%) Secure Coding
15 14 (14.14%) REST
15 14 (14.14%) CSS
15 14 (14.14%) OO
16 13 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (12.12%) Hadoop
17 12 (12.12%) API Design
18 11 (11.11%) Jenkins
18 11 (11.11%) Web Services
19 10 (10.10%) JavaScript

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.06%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.05%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (3.03%) Confluence
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.09%) PaaS
2 7 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.23%) Relational Database
2 17 (17.17%) NoSQL
3 12 (12.12%) Hadoop
4 10 (10.10%) Big Data
5 8 (8.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (8.08%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.03%) MySQL
6 3 (3.03%) Neo4j
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.02%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.01%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.01%) HBase
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.08%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.06%) JIRA
3 6 (6.06%) Selenium
4 5 (5.05%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.05%) NUnit
5 3 (3.03%) JUnit
5 3 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.02%) DbUnit
6 2 (2.02%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (2.02%) jMock
6 2 (2.02%) Maven
6 2 (2.02%) Mockito
6 2 (2.02%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.02%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.01%) JBehave
7 1 (1.01%) MbUnit
7 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.01%) MSTest
General
1 7 (7.07%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Marketing
3 4 (4.04%) Electronics
3 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (78.79%) Developer
2 43 (43.43%) Java Developer
3 20 (20.20%) Agile Developer
4 19 (19.19%) Agile Java Developer
5 16 (16.16%) Senior Developer
6 15 (15.15%) Scala Developer
6 15 (15.15%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (7.07%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Architect
9 5 (5.05%) Elasticsearch Developer
10 4 (4.04%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Java Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Java Scala Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Senior Scala Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Technical Leader
11 3 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (3.03%) Scrum Master
11 3 (3.03%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.23%) RESTful
2 18 (18.18%) JSON
3 15 (15.15%) HTML
4 14 (14.14%) CSS
4 14 (14.14%) REST
5 11 (11.11%) Web Services
6 7 (7.07%) .NET
6 7 (7.07%) AngularJS
6 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (6.06%) Node.js
8 5 (5.05%) CSS3
8 5 (5.05%) HTML5
8 5 (5.05%) J2EE
8 5 (5.05%) jQuery
8 5 (5.05%) Swagger
9 4 (4.04%) NHibernate
9 4 (4.04%) SOAP
9 4 (4.04%) Spring
10 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET
10 3 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.04%) Algorithms
1 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.02%) User Experience
3 2 (2.02%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.01%) Fintech
4 1 (1.01%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (3.03%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (65.66%) BDD
3 52 (52.53%) Scrum
4 30 (30.30%) Kanban
5 25 (25.25%) Software Engineering
6 21 (21.21%) DevOps
7 18 (18.18%) Open Source
8 16 (16.16%) OWASP
9 15 (15.15%) Low Latency
9 15 (15.15%) Secure Coding
9 15 (15.15%) Web Development
10 14 (14.14%) OO
11 13 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (12.12%) API Design
13 10 (10.10%) High Availability
14 9 (9.09%) Automated Testing
15 8 (8.08%) API Development
15 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (8.08%) Microservices
16 6 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (64.65%) Java
2 27 (27.27%) Scala
3 20 (20.20%) Python
4 10 (10.10%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.07%) C#
5 7 (7.07%) Go
6 6 (6.06%) Ruby
7 4 (4.04%) SQL
8 3 (3.03%) PHP
9 2 (2.02%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.01%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) WAI
2 1 (1.01%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) HDFS
2 1 (1.01%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Ansible
1 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (9.09%) Oracle
2 8 (8.08%) SAP
3 7 (7.07%) Cloudera
4 4 (4.04%) Teradata
5 3 (3.03%) HP
6 2 (2.02%) Zend
7 1 (1.01%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago