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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 16 17 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +21
Contract jobs citing TDD 64 58 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.85% 9.09% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.45% 11.58% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 49 2
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£400 £450 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +67.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £59.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.56%
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
443 501 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.04% 78.53% 71.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 318 161
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £14.25 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £25.75 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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
Newport -5 39 £400 -11.11% 3
Cardiff -2 23 £400 -11.11% 2
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 68 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (68.92%) Scrum
3 49 (66.22%) .NET
4 48 (64.86%) BDD
5 41 (55.41%) Java
6 35 (47.30%) SQL Server
7 34 (45.95%) C#
8 32 (43.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (37.84%) Security Cleared
9 28 (37.84%) ASP.NET
9 28 (37.84%) MVC
9 28 (37.84%) .NET Framework
10 27 (36.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (36.49%) REST
11 26 (35.14%) XML
12 25 (33.78%) Visual Studio
13 24 (32.43%) SOAP
13 24 (32.43%) SC Cleared
14 23 (31.08%) Web Services
15 22 (29.73%) IIS
16 21 (28.38%) Unit Testing
16 21 (28.38%) SQL Server 2008
17 20 (27.03%) SQL
18 18 (24.32%) Selenium
18 18 (24.32%) JMeter
18 18 (24.32%) Test Scripting
19 16 (21.62%) jQuery
19 16 (21.62%) Scala
20 14 (18.92%) Perl
21 13 (17.57%) Regression Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 22 (29.73%) IIS
2 10 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.05%) JBoss
4 3 (4.05%) Apache
5 2 (2.70%) WildFly
5 2 (2.70%) Node.js
5 2 (2.70%) nginx
5 2 (2.70%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.35%) CMS
6 1 (1.35%) Zope
6 1 (1.35%) ArcSDE
6 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.35%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (47.30%) SQL Server
2 21 (28.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (16.22%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.70%) InterBase
4 2 (2.70%) Firebird
5 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) MS Access
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (43.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (33.78%) Visual Studio
3 18 (24.32%) Selenium
3 18 (24.32%) JMeter
4 10 (13.51%) SpecFlow
4 10 (13.51%) Cucumber
5 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
6 7 (9.46%) Subversion
7 6 (8.11%) WebDriver
7 6 (8.11%) TestNG
7 6 (8.11%) Bugzilla
7 6 (8.11%) JIRA
7 6 (8.11%) JUnit
8 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
9 3 (4.05%) QUnit
9 3 (4.05%) Jasmine
9 3 (4.05%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.35%) Maven
10 1 (1.35%) NUnit
10 1 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 7 (9.46%) Legal
2 5 (6.76%) Back Office
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (66.22%) Developer
2 26 (35.14%) .NET Developer
3 17 (22.97%) Tester
4 6 (8.11%) AWS Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) Test Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Perl Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Scala Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.05%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Automation Tester
8 2 (2.70%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (2.70%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Software Tester
8 2 (2.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (66.22%) .NET
2 28 (37.84%) ASP.NET
2 28 (37.84%) .NET Framework
3 27 (36.49%) ASP.NET MVC
3 27 (36.49%) REST
4 26 (35.14%) XML
5 24 (32.43%) SOAP
6 23 (31.08%) Web Services
7 16 (21.62%) jQuery
8 12 (16.22%) RESTful
9 11 (14.86%) Mojolicious
10 10 (13.51%) OAuth
11 7 (9.46%) CSS
11 7 (9.46%) HTML
12 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (8.11%) CSS3
12 6 (8.11%) HTML5
13 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
14 4 (5.41%) Backbone.js
14 4 (5.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Client/Server
2 7 (9.46%) User Experience
3 3 (4.05%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) GIS
5 1 (1.35%) W3C
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) UNIX
2 3 (4.05%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.35%) CentOS
3 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (68.92%) Scrum
3 48 (64.86%) BDD
4 28 (37.84%) MVC
5 21 (28.38%) Unit Testing
6 18 (24.32%) Test Scripting
7 13 (17.57%) Regression Testing
7 13 (17.57%) Software Engineering
8 12 (16.22%) Test-First Development
8 12 (16.22%) OO
9 8 (10.81%) Open Source
10 7 (9.46%) Load Testing
11 6 (8.11%) Automation Testing
11 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (8.11%) Test Management
12 4 (5.41%) CRM
13 3 (4.05%) Data Visualisation
14 2 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
14 2 (2.70%) DevOps
14 2 (2.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (55.41%) Java
2 34 (45.95%) C#
3 20 (27.03%) SQL
4 16 (21.62%) Scala
5 14 (18.92%) Perl
6 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.05%) PHP
7 3 (4.05%) Ruby
8 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.70%) Python
8 2 (2.70%) C
8 2 (2.70%) C++
8 2 (2.70%) Delphi
9 1 (1.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 28 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 24 (32.43%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.22%) ISEB
4 2 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
1 1 (1.35%) Ansible
1 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle
3 3 (4.05%) Google
4 2 (2.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) ESRI
5 1 (1.35%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.35%) Zend
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