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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing TDD 50 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.87% 2.21% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.66% 3.16% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 8 5
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£450 £307 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.81% -2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £338 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+83.07% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
469 285 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.86% 70.02% 69.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 181 191
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.90 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £16.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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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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 +7 29 £450 +33.33% 6
Cardiff +12 24 £425 +45.29% 8
Torfaen - - - - 1
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 84 (82.35%) BDD
2 81 (79.41%) Java
3 57 (55.88%) Web Services
4 43 (42.16%) Scala
5 41 (40.20%) OO
5 41 (40.20%) Scrum
6 36 (35.29%) Subversion
7 31 (30.39%) Selenium
7 31 (30.39%) SQL
8 30 (29.41%) C#
8 30 (29.41%) JUnit
9 29 (28.43%) Security Cleared
9 29 (28.43%) Akka
9 29 (28.43%) Play Framework
10 26 (25.49%) .NET
10 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (24.51%) Batik
11 25 (24.51%) Web Development
11 25 (24.51%) Process Management
11 25 (24.51%) SVG
11 25 (24.51%) Cloud Computing
11 25 (24.51%) CouchDB
11 25 (24.51%) Amazon AWS
12 23 (22.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (22.55%) SC Cleared
12 23 (22.55%) SharePoint
12 23 (22.55%) XML
13 20 (19.61%) .NET Framework
14 19 (18.63%) Maven
14 19 (18.63%) Ant

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 23 (22.55%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.76%) FileNet
2 12 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (8.82%) CMS
4 5 (4.90%) Lync
4 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.90%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.98%) Node.js
5 1 (0.98%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 25 (24.51%) Cloud Computing
1 25 (24.51%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.92%) SaaS
4 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) HTTP
2 3 (2.94%) SSL
2 3 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.51%) CouchDB
2 11 (10.78%) MongoDB
2 11 (10.78%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (35.29%) Subversion
2 31 (30.39%) Selenium
3 30 (29.41%) JUnit
4 23 (22.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (18.63%) Maven
5 19 (18.63%) Ant
5 19 (18.63%) Jenkins
6 17 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 17 (16.67%) JIRA
7 14 (13.73%) JMeter
7 14 (13.73%) Bugzilla
7 14 (13.73%) TestNG
7 14 (13.73%) TortoiseSVN
8 10 (9.80%) Git (software)
9 5 (4.90%) Apache Ivy
9 5 (4.90%) Mercurial
9 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.92%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.92%) JBehave
11 3 (2.94%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (8.82%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Legal
3 3 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 57 (55.88%) Developer
2 17 (16.67%) Scala Developer
3 16 (15.69%) Java Developer
4 15 (14.71%) Java Architect
4 15 (14.71%) Architect
5 11 (10.78%) Perl Developer
5 11 (10.78%) Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) Tester
8 5 (4.90%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Technical Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Automated Test Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Product Owner
9 3 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (55.88%) Web Services
2 29 (28.43%) Akka
2 29 (28.43%) Play Framework
3 26 (25.49%) .NET
4 25 (24.51%) Batik
4 25 (24.51%) SVG
5 23 (22.55%) XML
6 20 (19.61%) .NET Framework
7 17 (16.67%) REST
8 16 (15.69%) Spring
9 15 (14.71%) Java SE
9 15 (14.71%) SOAP
9 15 (14.71%) XSLT
10 14 (13.73%) ASP.NET
11 13 (12.75%) RESTful
11 13 (12.75%) HTML
12 12 (11.76%) Struts
12 12 (11.76%) MyBatis
13 11 (10.78%) Mojolicious
13 11 (10.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Open Source
2 12 (11.76%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.90%) GIS
4 3 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.98%) iSeries
5 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.98%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.75%) UNIX
2 4 (3.92%) Windows
3 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.98%) Android
4 1 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (82.35%) BDD
2 41 (40.20%) OO
2 41 (40.20%) Scrum
3 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (24.51%) Web Development
4 25 (24.51%) Process Management
5 17 (16.67%) Test Management
5 17 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 17 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 17 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 16 (15.69%) Kanban
7 14 (13.73%) Software Testing
7 14 (13.73%) Load Testing
8 12 (11.76%) SOA
8 12 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 10 (9.80%) MVC
10 9 (8.82%) Test Automation
10 9 (8.82%) Migration
10 9 (8.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 81 (79.41%) Java
2 43 (42.16%) Scala
3 31 (30.39%) SQL
4 30 (29.41%) C#
5 11 (10.78%) Perl
6 7 (6.86%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.88%) Groovy
8 3 (2.94%) XPath
8 3 (2.94%) XQuery
8 3 (2.94%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.96%) Ruby
10 1 (0.98%) PHP
10 1 (0.98%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (28.43%) Security Cleared
2 23 (22.55%) SC Cleared
3 14 (13.73%) ISEB
3 14 (13.73%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.94%) MCSD
Systems Management
1 17 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (12.75%) IBM
2 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.82%) Sitecore
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle
5 3 (2.94%) Zend
5 3 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (0.98%) Informatica
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