The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 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 South Wales 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 16 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 45 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.04% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 0.48% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
405 208 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.32% 64.40% 67.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 136 111
Average daily rate £400 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 15
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% +2.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £10.69 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £17.90 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
Wales

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +14 37 £450 - 4
Newport - 25 £450 - 4
Torfaen - - - - 1
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 41 (82.00%) Java
2 36 (72.00%) BDD
3 32 (64.00%) Scala
4 29 (58.00%) OO
5 28 (56.00%) Web Services
6 21 (42.00%) Play Framework
6 21 (42.00%) Akka
7 17 (34.00%) Process Management
7 17 (34.00%) SVG
7 17 (34.00%) Scrum
7 17 (34.00%) CouchDB
7 17 (34.00%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (34.00%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (34.00%) Web Development
7 17 (34.00%) Batik
8 13 (26.00%) SQL
9 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (20.00%) UNIX
10 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (18.00%) RESTful
12 8 (16.00%) jQuery
12 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
12 8 (16.00%) OAuth
12 8 (16.00%) MongoDB
12 8 (16.00%) Perl
12 8 (16.00%) Mojolicious
12 8 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (14.00%) REST
13 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
13 7 (14.00%) C#

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (12.00%) CMS
3 5 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.00%) Lync
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (34.00%) Cloud Computing
1 17 (34.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) SaaS
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) SSL
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) CouchDB
2 8 (16.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.00%) Subversion
2 4 (8.00%) Maven
2 4 (8.00%) Selenium
3 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.00%) Ant
4 2 (4.00%) JUnit
4 2 (4.00%) JBehave
4 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.00%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) Hudson
5 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.00%) Gradle
5 1 (2.00%) Robotium
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (2.00%) Calabash
General
1 6 (12.00%) Legal
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (64.00%) Developer
2 15 (30.00%) Scala Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Architect
4 9 (18.00%) Java Architect
5 8 (16.00%) Perl Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Product Owner
8 3 (6.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Java Software Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Lead Business Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) ScrumMaster
9 1 (2.00%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.00%) Development Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Development Team Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (56.00%) Web Services
2 21 (42.00%) Play Framework
2 21 (42.00%) Akka
3 17 (34.00%) SVG
3 17 (34.00%) Batik
4 9 (18.00%) RESTful
5 8 (16.00%) jQuery
5 8 (16.00%) OAuth
5 8 (16.00%) Mojolicious
6 7 (14.00%) REST
6 7 (14.00%) .NET
6 7 (14.00%) J2EE
6 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (12.00%) SOAP
7 6 (12.00%) HTML
8 5 (10.00%) Spring
8 5 (10.00%) XML
8 5 (10.00%) CSS
9 4 (8.00%) Hibernate
9 4 (8.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Open Source
1 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.00%) GIS
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) BDD
2 29 (58.00%) OO
3 17 (34.00%) Process Management
3 17 (34.00%) Scrum
3 17 (34.00%) Web Development
4 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.00%) SOA
8 6 (12.00%) MVC
8 6 (12.00%) Automated Testing
9 5 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.00%) Migration
9 5 (10.00%) CRM
10 4 (8.00%) Document Management
10 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
10 4 (8.00%) Release Management
11 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (82.00%) Java
2 32 (64.00%) Scala
3 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 8 (16.00%) Perl
5 7 (14.00%) C#
6 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.00%) Groovy
8 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.00%) XPath
9 1 (2.00%) XQuery
9 1 (2.00%) PHP
9 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.00%) MCSD
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.00%) Zend
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) FatWire
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