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 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Contract jobs citing TDD 44 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.38% 2.20% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.07% 3.10% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 6
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£400 £338 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £273 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £364 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
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
437 323 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.32% 70.99% 70.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 223 189
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 3
Average hourly rate £43.75 £15.58 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.80% -71.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £22.50 £63.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 12 September 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 12 September 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
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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 +10 21 £375 +7.14% 5
Newport +7 21 £415 +22.96% 1
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 1
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 91 (88.35%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (82.52%) BDD
3 78 (75.73%) Java
4 51 (49.51%) Web Services
5 47 (45.63%) Scrum
6 39 (37.86%) Subversion
7 37 (35.92%) Selenium
8 36 (34.95%) Scala
9 35 (33.98%) OO
9 35 (33.98%) C#
10 34 (33.01%) JUnit
11 33 (32.04%) Security Cleared
12 30 (29.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (29.13%) .NET
12 30 (29.13%) SQL
12 30 (29.13%) SharePoint
13 28 (27.18%) SC Cleared
14 26 (25.24%) XML
15 25 (24.27%) Jenkins
16 24 (23.30%) Maven
17 23 (22.33%) Ant
17 23 (22.33%) Test Scripting
17 23 (22.33%) Kanban
17 23 (22.33%) Open Source
18 22 (21.36%) HP Quality Center
18 22 (21.36%) JIRA
18 22 (21.36%) Akka
18 22 (21.36%) Play Framework
18 22 (21.36%) .NET Framework
19 21 (20.39%) Process Management

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 30 (29.13%) SharePoint
2 13 (12.62%) FileNet
3 12 (11.65%) WebSphere
4 8 (7.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (7.77%) CMS
5 5 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.91%) Lync
6 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.91%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.94%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.97%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.97%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.39%) Cloud Computing
1 21 (20.39%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.91%) SaaS
4 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) HTTP
2 2 (1.94%) SSL
2 2 (1.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.39%) CouchDB
2 15 (14.56%) SQL Server
3 12 (11.65%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.83%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.91%) MS Access
7 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 39 (37.86%) Subversion
2 37 (35.92%) Selenium
3 34 (33.01%) JUnit
4 30 (29.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (24.27%) Jenkins
6 24 (23.30%) Maven
7 23 (22.33%) Ant
8 22 (21.36%) JIRA
9 21 (20.39%) WebDriver
10 20 (19.42%) TestNG
11 19 (18.45%) JMeter
11 19 (18.45%) Bugzilla
11 19 (18.45%) TortoiseSVN
12 9 (8.74%) Visual Studio
13 8 (7.77%) Git (software)
14 6 (5.83%) Cucumber
15 4 (3.88%) Hudson
15 4 (3.88%) Mercurial
15 4 (3.88%) Apache Ivy
16 3 (2.91%) JBehave
General
1 10 (9.71%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Legal
3 2 (1.94%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (49.51%) Developer
2 15 (14.56%) Analyst
3 14 (13.59%) Architect
3 14 (13.59%) Java Developer
4 13 (12.62%) Java Architect
5 10 (9.71%) Scala Developer
6 9 (8.74%) Perl Developer
7 8 (7.77%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Tester
7 8 (7.77%) Test Analyst
8 7 (6.80%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (2.91%) Product Owner
10 3 (2.91%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (2.91%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (1.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (49.51%) Web Services
2 30 (29.13%) .NET
3 26 (25.24%) XML
4 22 (21.36%) .NET Framework
4 22 (21.36%) Akka
4 22 (21.36%) Play Framework
5 21 (20.39%) Batik
5 21 (20.39%) SVG
6 18 (17.48%) REST
7 17 (16.50%) HTML
8 15 (14.56%) Spring
8 15 (14.56%) ASP.NET
9 14 (13.59%) SOAP
9 14 (13.59%) XSLT
9 14 (13.59%) jQuery
10 13 (12.62%) Java SE
11 12 (11.65%) Struts
11 12 (11.65%) MyBatis
12 11 (10.68%) RESTful
13 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.33%) Open Source
2 15 (14.56%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.83%) GIS
4 3 (2.91%) User Experience
5 2 (1.94%) iSeries
5 2 (1.94%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.94%) AS400
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.97%) NHS
6 1 (0.97%) W3C
6 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.74%) UNIX
2 2 (1.94%) Windows
2 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.97%) Linux
3 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (88.35%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (82.52%) BDD
3 47 (45.63%) Scrum
4 35 (33.98%) OO
5 23 (22.33%) Test Scripting
5 23 (22.33%) Kanban
6 21 (20.39%) Automation Testing
6 21 (20.39%) Test Management
6 21 (20.39%) Process Management
6 21 (20.39%) Web Development
7 19 (18.45%) Software Testing
7 19 (18.45%) Automated Testing
7 19 (18.45%) Load Testing
8 16 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (12.62%) MVC
10 11 (10.68%) Software Engineering
11 10 (9.71%) CRM
12 9 (8.74%) SOA
12 9 (8.74%) Test Automation
13 8 (7.77%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (75.73%) Java
2 36 (34.95%) Scala
3 35 (33.98%) C#
4 30 (29.13%) SQL
5 9 (8.74%) Perl
6 5 (4.85%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.85%) Groovy
7 4 (3.88%) Ruby
8 2 (1.94%) XPath
8 2 (1.94%) XQuery
9 1 (0.97%) C++
9 1 (0.97%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.97%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (32.04%) Security Cleared
2 28 (27.18%) SC Cleared
3 19 (18.45%) ISEB
3 19 (18.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.97%) Degree
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.97%) MCSD
Systems Management
1 22 (21.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (14.56%) IBM
2 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.77%) Sitecore
3 8 (7.77%) Oracle
4 2 (1.94%) HP
4 2 (1.94%) Informatica
5 1 (0.97%) Twitter
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