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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 14 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Contract jobs citing TDD 64 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.59% 2.31% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.36% 3.13% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 7 5
Average daily rate £375 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £385 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
479 384 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 86.78% 73.85% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 267 186
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 10
Average hourly rate £47.00 £22.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.88% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £30.50 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +27 56 £350 -6.66% 5
Newport - 8 £480 - 1
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 122 (74.39%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (57.32%) Scrum
3 93 (56.71%) jQuery
4 89 (54.27%) MVC
5 77 (46.95%) Selenium
5 77 (46.95%) SQL
6 76 (46.34%) OO
7 74 (45.12%) .NET
8 72 (43.90%) C#
9 71 (43.29%) SQL Server
10 70 (42.68%) JavaScript
11 69 (42.07%) Java
12 67 (40.85%) HTML
12 67 (40.85%) CSS
13 64 (39.02%) BDD
14 61 (37.20%) Git (software)
14 61 (37.20%) Software Engineering
15 60 (36.59%) Ajax
15 60 (36.59%) Unit Testing
16 56 (34.15%) SQL Server 2008
16 56 (34.15%) Team Foundation Server
17 55 (33.54%) REST
18 52 (31.71%) .NET Framework
18 52 (31.71%) Visual Studio
18 52 (31.71%) Web Services
19 50 (30.49%) XML
20 48 (29.27%) WCF
21 46 (28.05%) Entity Framework
21 46 (28.05%) RESTful
22 44 (26.83%) Elasticsearch

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 44 (26.83%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (17.07%) IIS
3 10 (6.10%) Confluence
4 8 (4.88%) Apache Solr
4 8 (4.88%) Node.js
5 7 (4.27%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.66%) JBoss
7 4 (2.44%) FileNet
7 4 (2.44%) LiveCycle
8 3 (1.83%) Apache
9 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.61%) Mule
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.05%) GitHub
2 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.59%) HTTP
2 10 (6.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (43.29%) SQL Server
2 56 (34.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 39 (23.78%) NoSQL
5 37 (22.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (14.63%) Redis
7 10 (6.10%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (4.88%) Neo4j
9 6 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (2.44%) MySQL
11 4 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.83%) Relational Database
13 2 (1.22%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.61%) Jackrabbit
14 1 (0.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 77 (46.95%) Selenium
2 61 (37.20%) Git (software)
3 56 (34.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 52 (31.71%) Visual Studio
5 43 (26.22%) Cucumber
6 34 (20.73%) SpecFlow
7 33 (20.12%) Subversion
8 21 (12.80%) Hudson
9 20 (12.20%) Jenkins
10 19 (11.59%) JIRA
11 12 (7.32%) Maven
12 10 (6.10%) Spock
13 9 (5.49%) Jasmine
13 9 (5.49%) QUnit
13 9 (5.49%) Sinon.JS
14 6 (3.66%) Geb
14 6 (3.66%) TeamCity
15 4 (2.44%) Ant
15 4 (2.44%) DbUnit
15 4 (2.44%) Trac
General
1 27 (16.46%) Legal
2 15 (9.15%) Back Office
3 8 (4.88%) Finance
3 8 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.83%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 158 (96.34%) Developer
2 70 (42.68%) .NET Developer
3 34 (20.73%) Java Developer
4 30 (18.29%) SQL Developer
5 18 (10.98%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (7.32%) C# Developer
6 12 (7.32%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 10 (6.10%) Agile Developer
8 10 (6.10%) Perl Developer
8 10 (6.10%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 8 (4.88%) Web Developer
10 7 (4.27%) Agile .NET Developer
10 7 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.66%) HTML Developer
12 5 (3.05%) Lead Developer
12 5 (3.05%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.05%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (56.71%) jQuery
2 74 (45.12%) .NET
3 67 (40.85%) CSS
3 67 (40.85%) HTML
4 60 (36.59%) Ajax
5 55 (33.54%) REST
6 52 (31.71%) .NET Framework
6 52 (31.71%) Web Services
7 50 (30.49%) XML
8 48 (29.27%) WCF
9 46 (28.05%) Entity Framework
9 46 (28.05%) RESTful
10 41 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 41 (25.00%) SOAP
11 40 (24.39%) ASP.NET
12 31 (18.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (15.24%) Kafka
13 25 (15.24%) Mojolicious
14 21 (12.80%) XSLT
15 20 (12.20%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.32%) NHS
2 9 (5.49%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.05%) User Experience
5 4 (2.44%) Replication
6 3 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.22%) W3C
8 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.61%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.34%) Unix
2 11 (6.71%) Android
3 8 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.66%) Linux
5 5 (3.05%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.83%) Windows
6 3 (1.83%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (74.39%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (57.32%) Scrum
3 89 (54.27%) MVC
4 76 (46.34%) OO
5 64 (39.02%) BDD
6 61 (37.20%) Software Engineering
7 60 (36.59%) Unit Testing
8 37 (22.56%) SOA
9 35 (21.34%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (11.59%) Software Testing
11 16 (9.76%) Regression Testing
12 15 (9.15%) Data Modelling
12 15 (9.15%) OOP
12 15 (9.15%) UML
13 10 (6.10%) DevOps
14 9 (5.49%) Analytics
14 9 (5.49%) SDLC
14 9 (5.49%) Test Automation
14 9 (5.49%) Web Development
15 8 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 77 (46.95%) SQL
2 72 (43.90%) C#
3 70 (42.68%) JavaScript
4 69 (42.07%) Java
5 38 (23.17%) Perl
6 31 (18.90%) Scala
7 30 (18.29%) Go
8 14 (8.54%) XPath
9 13 (7.93%) Ruby
10 7 (4.27%) PHP
10 7 (4.27%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.27%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.66%) Python
12 2 (1.22%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.61%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (23.78%) Security Cleared
2 31 (18.90%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.88%) Degree
4 3 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.22%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) ISEB
6 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (13.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.83%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (20.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.27%) Twitter
3 4 (2.44%) Adobe
3 4 (2.44%) ILOG
3 4 (2.44%) Kofax
3 4 (2.44%) Splunk
4 3 (1.83%) Oracle
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