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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 48 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing TDD 10 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.93% 1.46% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 1.97% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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
381 305 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.41% 74.39% 75.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 181 179
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +356.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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
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 29 January 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -9 5 £350 -12.50% 5
Newport -2 1 - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 53 (91.38%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (74.14%) Scrum
3 27 (46.55%) Java
4 26 (44.83%) .NET
5 25 (43.10%) C#
5 25 (43.10%) Subversion
5 25 (43.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (41.38%) BDD
7 23 (39.66%) HTML
8 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
8 20 (34.48%) MVC
9 19 (32.76%) Open Source
10 18 (31.03%) CSS
10 18 (31.03%) SharePoint
11 16 (27.59%) Jenkins
11 16 (27.59%) jQuery
11 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
12 15 (25.86%) Kanban
12 15 (25.86%) JIRA
12 15 (25.86%) Selenium
12 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
13 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET
13 14 (24.14%) Spring
14 13 (22.41%) XML
14 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
14 13 (22.41%) .NET Framework
14 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
14 13 (22.41%) HTML5
15 12 (20.69%) Automation Testing

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 18 (31.03%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.07%) JBoss
2 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.90%) ArcGIS
3 4 (6.90%) FileNet
4 3 (5.17%) Apache
4 3 (5.17%) Confluence
4 3 (5.17%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.45%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.45%) CMS
5 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.72%) IIS
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.72%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.72%) Zope
6 1 (1.72%) Lync
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) DVB
3 1 (1.72%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.90%) MS Access
5 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.45%) Firebird
6 2 (3.45%) InterBase
6 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.45%) MySQL
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.72%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.72%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 25 (43.10%) Subversion
1 25 (43.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (27.59%) Jenkins
3 15 (25.86%) JIRA
3 15 (25.86%) Selenium
4 12 (20.69%) TortoiseSVN
4 12 (20.69%) WebDriver
4 12 (20.69%) Bugzilla
5 11 (18.97%) JUnit
6 10 (17.24%) Maven
7 8 (13.79%) Ant
8 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio
8 7 (12.07%) JMeter
8 7 (12.07%) TestNG
9 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
10 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
10 4 (6.90%) Hudson
10 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
11 2 (3.45%) DbUnit
11 2 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Legal
2 1 (1.72%) Publishing
2 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Developer
2 10 (17.24%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Architect
3 8 (13.79%) Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Technical Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Tester
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Perl Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.45%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Developer
8 2 (3.45%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.83%) .NET
2 23 (39.66%) HTML
3 18 (31.03%) CSS
4 16 (27.59%) jQuery
5 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET
5 14 (24.14%) Spring
6 13 (22.41%) XML
6 13 (22.41%) .NET Framework
6 13 (22.41%) HTML5
7 11 (18.97%) Web Services
7 11 (18.97%) REST
8 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (17.24%) CSS3
9 9 (15.52%) AngularJS
9 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (13.79%) Hibernate
11 7 (12.07%) Ajax
12 6 (10.34%) WCF
12 6 (10.34%) SOAP
12 6 (10.34%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Open Source
2 12 (20.69%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.90%) User Experience
3 4 (6.90%) NHS
4 3 (5.17%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.72%) W3C
6 1 (1.72%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.72%) GIS
6 1 (1.72%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.72%) Replication
6 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.72%) New Media
6 1 (1.72%) Social Network
6 1 (1.72%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) UNIX
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (91.38%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (74.14%) Scrum
3 24 (41.38%) BDD
4 20 (34.48%) MVC
5 15 (25.86%) Kanban
6 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (20.69%) Automation Testing
7 12 (20.69%) Load Testing
7 12 (20.69%) Test Management
7 12 (20.69%) Test Scripting
7 12 (20.69%) Software Testing
8 10 (17.24%) OO
9 9 (15.52%) Project Management
10 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
11 7 (12.07%) Analytics
12 5 (8.62%) SOA
12 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
12 5 (8.62%) Automated Testing
12 5 (8.62%) Domain-Driven Design
13 4 (6.90%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (46.55%) Java
2 25 (43.10%) C#
3 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.69%) SQL
5 6 (10.34%) Scala
6 5 (8.62%) Ruby
7 4 (6.90%) Python
7 4 (6.90%) Perl
8 3 (5.17%) PHP
9 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.45%) Delphi
10 1 (1.72%) C
10 1 (1.72%) C++
10 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
3 12 (20.69%) ISTQB
3 12 (20.69%) ISEB
4 4 (6.90%) Degree
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.45%) Twitter
4 2 (3.45%) ILOG
5 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) Perforce
5 1 (1.72%) Kofax
5 1 (1.72%) Splunk
5 1 (1.72%) Zend
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