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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 39 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 10 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.10% 3.54% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 4.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +1.26%
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
346 375 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.69% 78.13% 73.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 231 149
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £266 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +159.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.85 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £105.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 March 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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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 8 £350 -17.64% 4
Newport - - - - 1
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 49 (89.09%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (74.55%) Scrum
3 29 (52.73%) .NET
4 27 (49.09%) C#
4 27 (49.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (47.27%) Subversion
6 22 (40.00%) Java
6 22 (40.00%) BDD
7 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
7 19 (34.55%) MVC
8 18 (32.73%) HTML
8 18 (32.73%) SharePoint
9 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET
9 17 (30.91%) Open Source
10 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
11 15 (27.27%) JIRA
11 15 (27.27%) Jenkins
11 15 (27.27%) CSS
12 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
12 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
12 14 (25.45%) Selenium
12 14 (25.45%) .NET Framework
12 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (23.64%) Kanban
13 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
14 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (21.82%) WebDriver
14 12 (21.82%) HP Quality Center
14 12 (21.82%) TortoiseSVN
14 12 (21.82%) Software Testing

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (32.73%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.73%) JBoss
2 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (7.27%) FileNet
5 3 (5.45%) ArcGIS
5 3 (5.45%) CMS
5 3 (5.45%) Apache
5 3 (5.45%) Confluence
6 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
6 2 (3.64%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.64%) Lync
6 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.82%) Zope
7 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.82%) IIS
7 1 (1.82%) Tuxedo
7 1 (1.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) DVB
2 1 (1.82%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.45%) MS Access
4 3 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.64%) MySQL
5 2 (3.64%) Firebird
5 2 (3.64%) InterBase
6 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.82%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 27 (49.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (47.27%) Subversion
3 15 (27.27%) JIRA
3 15 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 14 (25.45%) Selenium
5 12 (21.82%) WebDriver
5 12 (21.82%) TortoiseSVN
5 12 (21.82%) Bugzilla
6 11 (20.00%) JUnit
7 10 (18.18%) Maven
8 8 (14.55%) Ant
9 7 (12.73%) JMeter
9 7 (12.73%) TestNG
10 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
11 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
12 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
13 3 (5.45%) NUnit
13 3 (5.45%) Hudson
13 3 (5.45%) Rhino Mocks
14 2 (3.64%) DbUnit
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
2 1 (1.82%) Publishing
2 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Tester
4 7 (12.73%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.64%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Perl Developer
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (52.73%) .NET
2 18 (32.73%) HTML
3 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET
4 15 (27.27%) CSS
5 14 (25.45%) .NET Framework
6 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (21.82%) jQuery
6 12 (21.82%) Spring
7 10 (18.18%) Web Services
7 10 (18.18%) XML
8 9 (16.36%) HTML5
9 8 (14.55%) REST
9 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
9 8 (14.55%) CSS3
9 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (14.55%) WCF
10 6 (10.91%) SOAP
10 6 (10.91%) J2EE
10 6 (10.91%) Hibernate
11 5 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Open Source
2 12 (21.82%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.27%) NHS
4 3 (5.45%) User Experience
5 2 (3.64%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.82%) GIS
6 1 (1.82%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.82%) Replication
6 1 (1.82%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.82%) New Media
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) Social Network
6 1 (1.82%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.64%) Android
3 1 (1.82%) UNIX
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (89.09%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (74.55%) Scrum
3 22 (40.00%) BDD
4 19 (34.55%) MVC
5 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (23.64%) Kanban
7 12 (21.82%) Software Testing
7 12 (21.82%) Load Testing
7 12 (21.82%) Test Management
7 12 (21.82%) Test Scripting
7 12 (21.82%) Automation Testing
8 9 (16.36%) Project Management
9 7 (12.73%) OO
10 6 (10.91%) Analytics
11 5 (9.09%) Automated Testing
11 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 5 (9.09%) SOA
11 5 (9.09%) Release Management
12 4 (7.27%) Domain-Driven Design
13 3 (5.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) C#
2 22 (40.00%) Java
3 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.82%) SQL
5 3 (5.45%) Ruby
5 3 (5.45%) Perl
5 3 (5.45%) C++
5 3 (5.45%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) Scala
6 2 (3.64%) Delphi
6 2 (3.64%) PHP
6 2 (3.64%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
3 12 (21.82%) ISTQB
3 12 (21.82%) ISEB
4 3 (5.45%) Degree
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.64%) Twitter
4 2 (3.64%) ILOG
5 1 (1.82%) Kofax
5 1 (1.82%) Perforce
5 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) Splunk
5 1 (1.82%) Zend