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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 11 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 89 57 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.95% 11.31% 9.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.89% 13.83% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 47 46
Median daily rate £375 £394 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -5.55%
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
426 412 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 81.14% 81.75% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 304 283
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £472 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.90 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -11.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +8 72 £381 -4.68% 3
Newport -1 10 £349 -0.28% 1
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for TDD.

1 130 (89.04%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (67.81%) jQuery
3 89 (60.96%) Java
4 88 (60.27%) Selenium
5 83 (56.85%) JavaScript
6 80 (54.79%) OO
7 78 (53.42%) Cucumber
8 73 (50.00%) Software Engineering
9 69 (47.26%) Unix
10 66 (45.21%) Perl
11 65 (44.52%) CSS
12 59 (40.41%) Scrum
13 53 (36.30%) Web Development
14 47 (32.19%) Legal
14 47 (32.19%) HTML
14 47 (32.19%) SQL
15 46 (31.51%) .NET
16 45 (30.82%) BDD
17 42 (28.77%) Visual Studio
17 42 (28.77%) MVC
18 38 (26.03%) MongoDB
18 38 (26.03%) RESTful
19 35 (23.97%) NoSQL
20 34 (23.29%) C#
21 33 (22.60%) Mojolicious
22 32 (21.92%) Unit Testing
23 31 (21.23%) Security Cleared
24 30 (20.55%) SQL Server
25 29 (19.86%) Git (software)
25 29 (19.86%) ASP.NET Web API

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (16.44%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (6.16%) Confluence
2 9 (6.16%) FileNet
2 9 (6.16%) LiveCycle
3 8 (5.48%) IIS
4 7 (4.79%) GeoServer
4 7 (4.79%) JBoss
4 7 (4.79%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.74%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.74%) Node.js
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
6 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Gliffy
2 6 (4.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) GitHub
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) HTTP
1 5 (3.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.03%) MongoDB
2 35 (23.97%) NoSQL
3 30 (20.55%) SQL Server
4 26 (17.81%) Redis
5 10 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (4.79%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.37%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 88 (60.27%) Selenium
2 78 (53.42%) Cucumber
3 42 (28.77%) Visual Studio
4 29 (19.86%) Git (software)
5 20 (13.70%) Subversion
6 19 (13.01%) SpecFlow
7 18 (12.33%) NUnit
8 17 (11.64%) MbUnit
8 17 (11.64%) MSTest
9 13 (8.90%) Hudson
10 11 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (7.53%) WebDriver
11 10 (6.85%) JIRA
12 9 (6.16%) Ant
12 9 (6.16%) JMeter
12 9 (6.16%) Maven
13 8 (5.48%) JUnit
14 7 (4.79%) DbUnit
14 7 (4.79%) Spock
15 6 (4.11%) Eclipse
General
1 47 (32.19%) Legal
2 28 (19.18%) Finance
3 6 (4.11%) Back Office
4 3 (2.05%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (90.41%) Developer
2 30 (20.55%) Web Developer
3 22 (15.07%) Agile Developer
3 22 (15.07%) Perl Developer
4 21 (14.38%) Java Developer
5 20 (13.70%) Senior Developer
6 19 (13.01%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (12.33%) .NET Developer
8 17 (11.64%) Senior Agile Developer
9 14 (9.59%) Website Developer
10 8 (5.48%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 6 (4.11%) Tester
13 5 (3.42%) Unix Developer
14 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET Developer
14 4 (2.74%) C# .NET Developer
14 4 (2.74%) C# Developer
14 4 (2.74%) HTML Developer
14 4 (2.74%) Software Developer
15 3 (2.05%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (67.81%) jQuery
2 65 (44.52%) CSS
3 47 (32.19%) HTML
4 46 (31.51%) .NET
5 38 (26.03%) RESTful
6 33 (22.60%) Mojolicious
7 29 (19.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 27 (18.49%) AngularJS
8 27 (18.49%) Kafka
8 27 (18.49%) WCF
9 23 (15.75%) CSS3
9 23 (15.75%) HTML5
10 22 (15.07%) Ajax
11 21 (14.38%) REST
12 20 (13.70%) KnockoutJS
12 20 (13.70%) XML
13 18 (12.33%) OAuth2
14 11 (7.53%) .NET Framework
14 11 (7.53%) SOAP
15 10 (6.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.79%) Replication
2 6 (4.11%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.74%) User Experience
5 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 69 (47.26%) Unix
2 7 (4.79%) Android
3 5 (3.42%) Linux
4 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (89.04%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (54.79%) OO
3 73 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 59 (40.41%) Scrum
5 53 (36.30%) Web Development
6 45 (30.82%) BDD
7 42 (28.77%) MVC
8 32 (21.92%) Unit Testing
9 23 (15.75%) Test-First Development
10 22 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (11.64%) ATDD
11 17 (11.64%) DevOps
11 17 (11.64%) Mentoring
12 13 (8.90%) SOA
13 8 (5.48%) Document Management
13 8 (5.48%) Kanban
14 7 (4.79%) Regression Testing
15 6 (4.11%) Non-Functional Testing
15 6 (4.11%) Service Delivery
15 6 (4.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 89 (60.96%) Java
2 83 (56.85%) JavaScript
3 66 (45.21%) Perl
4 47 (32.19%) SQL
5 34 (23.29%) C#
6 28 (19.18%) Scala
7 27 (18.49%) Go
8 17 (11.64%) TypeScript
9 10 (6.85%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.79%) Ruby
11 5 (3.42%) PHP
11 5 (3.42%) Python
12 1 (0.68%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.68%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (21.23%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.70%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (4.79%) ISEB
5 5 (3.42%) BC Cleared
5 5 (3.42%) Degree
5 5 (3.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (5.48%) QA
3 5 (3.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.37%) SDET
Vendors
1 9 (6.16%) Adobe
1 9 (6.16%) ILOG
1 9 (6.16%) Splunk
2 8 (5.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.79%) Kofax
4 1 (0.68%) Google
4 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.68%) Twitter
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