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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Contract jobs citing TDD 49 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.09% 1.86% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.91% 2.62% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 3
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£425 £307 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.66% +2.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £338 £312
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 £65.25 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.76% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
449 305 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 74.09% 71.10% 69.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 198 197
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.85 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £19.35 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 31 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 31 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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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 +8 28 £450 +33.33% 2
Cardiff +13 23 £415 +41.88% 7
Torfaen - - - - 1
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 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 (81.55%) BDD
2 81 (78.64%) Java
3 57 (55.34%) Web Services
4 42 (40.78%) Scala
5 41 (39.81%) Scrum
6 40 (38.83%) OO
7 36 (34.95%) Subversion
8 32 (31.07%) Selenium
8 32 (31.07%) SQL
9 31 (30.10%) C#
10 30 (29.13%) JUnit
10 30 (29.13%) Security Cleared
11 27 (26.21%) Akka
11 27 (26.21%) Play Framework
11 27 (26.21%) .NET
11 27 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (23.30%) Batik
12 24 (23.30%) Web Development
12 24 (23.30%) XML
12 24 (23.30%) Process Management
12 24 (23.30%) SharePoint
12 24 (23.30%) SVG
12 24 (23.30%) SC Cleared
12 24 (23.30%) CouchDB
12 24 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
12 24 (23.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (23.30%) Cloud Computing
13 21 (20.39%) .NET Framework
14 19 (18.45%) Maven
14 19 (18.45%) Automated Testing

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 24 (23.30%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.65%) FileNet
2 12 (11.65%) WebSphere
3 10 (9.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (9.71%) CMS
4 9 (8.74%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (4.85%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.85%) Lync
5 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.97%) Node.js
6 1 (0.97%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 24 (23.30%) Cloud Computing
1 24 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.88%) SaaS
4 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) HTTP
2 3 (2.91%) SSL
2 3 (2.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) CouchDB
2 12 (11.65%) MongoDB
2 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.83%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (34.95%) Subversion
2 32 (31.07%) Selenium
3 30 (29.13%) JUnit
4 24 (23.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (18.45%) Maven
5 19 (18.45%) Jenkins
5 19 (18.45%) Ant
6 17 (16.50%) JIRA
6 17 (16.50%) WebDriver
7 15 (14.56%) TestNG
8 14 (13.59%) JMeter
8 14 (13.59%) Bugzilla
8 14 (13.59%) TortoiseSVN
9 10 (9.71%) Git (software)
10 6 (5.83%) Visual Studio
11 5 (4.85%) Mercurial
11 5 (4.85%) Apache Ivy
12 4 (3.88%) JBehave
12 4 (3.88%) Cucumber
13 3 (2.91%) Hudson
General
1 10 (9.71%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Legal
3 3 (2.91%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 57 (55.34%) Developer
2 15 (14.56%) Java Developer
2 15 (14.56%) Scala Developer
3 14 (13.59%) Architect
3 14 (13.59%) Java Architect
4 12 (11.65%) Perl Developer
4 12 (11.65%) Analyst
5 7 (6.80%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.80%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Tester
7 5 (4.85%) Test Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) Lead Developer
8 3 (2.91%) Test Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) Product Owner
8 3 (2.91%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) Automated Test Developer
9 2 (1.94%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (55.34%) Web Services
2 27 (26.21%) .NET
2 27 (26.21%) Akka
2 27 (26.21%) Play Framework
3 24 (23.30%) Batik
3 24 (23.30%) XML
3 24 (23.30%) SVG
4 21 (20.39%) .NET Framework
5 17 (16.50%) REST
6 16 (15.53%) SOAP
7 15 (14.56%) ASP.NET
7 15 (14.56%) Java SE
7 15 (14.56%) Spring
7 15 (14.56%) XSLT
8 14 (13.59%) RESTful
9 12 (11.65%) jQuery
9 12 (11.65%) Mojolicious
9 12 (11.65%) MyBatis
9 12 (11.65%) HTML
9 12 (11.65%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Open Source
2 12 (11.65%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.83%) GIS
4 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.91%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.94%) AS400
5 2 (1.94%) iSeries
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.59%) UNIX
2 4 (3.88%) Windows
3 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.97%) Linux
4 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (81.55%) BDD
2 41 (39.81%) Scrum
3 40 (38.83%) OO
4 27 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (23.30%) Process Management
5 24 (23.30%) Web Development
6 19 (18.45%) Automated Testing
7 18 (17.48%) Test Scripting
7 18 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (16.50%) Test Management
8 17 (16.50%) Automation Testing
9 16 (15.53%) Kanban
10 14 (13.59%) Software Testing
10 14 (13.59%) Load Testing
11 13 (12.62%) Software Engineering
12 11 (10.68%) SOA
13 10 (9.71%) CRM
13 10 (9.71%) MVC
13 10 (9.71%) Migration
13 10 (9.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 81 (78.64%) Java
2 42 (40.78%) Scala
3 32 (31.07%) SQL
4 31 (30.10%) C#
5 12 (11.65%) Perl
6 6 (5.83%) Groovy
6 6 (5.83%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.91%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.91%) XQuery
7 3 (2.91%) XPath
8 2 (1.94%) Ruby
9 1 (0.97%) C++
9 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (29.13%) Security Cleared
2 24 (23.30%) SC Cleared
3 14 (13.59%) ISEB
3 14 (13.59%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.91%) MCSD
4 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 18 (17.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (13.59%) IBM
2 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.71%) Sitecore
3 6 (5.83%) Oracle
4 3 (2.91%) HP
5 2 (1.94%) Informatica
5 2 (1.94%) Zend
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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