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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 15 12 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Contract jobs citing TDD 37 63 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.82% 12.12% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.74% 14.25% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 53 13
Median daily rate £500 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

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
380 442 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.34% 85.00% 73.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 337 257
Median daily rate £400 £329 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.58% -12.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £415 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 15
Median hourly rate £28.75 £47.15 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.01% +109.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Newport - 29 £506 -
Cardiff -25 7 £506 +55.76% 4
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 103 (83.74%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (69.92%) BDD
3 78 (63.41%) Java
4 59 (47.97%) Scrum
5 37 (30.08%) Kanban
6 30 (24.39%) Relational Database
7 28 (22.76%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (21.95%) OWASP
8 27 (21.95%) JSON
8 27 (21.95%) Scala
9 26 (21.14%) HTTP
10 25 (20.33%) DevOps
11 24 (19.51%) Secure Coding
11 24 (19.51%) Software Engineering
11 24 (19.51%) Web Development
12 21 (17.07%) RESTful
13 19 (15.45%) Open Source
14 18 (14.63%) REST
14 18 (14.63%) Python
14 18 (14.63%) HTML
15 17 (13.82%) CSS
15 17 (13.82%) NoSQL
15 17 (13.82%) Elasticsearch
16 16 (13.01%) Cucumber
16 16 (13.01%) Jenkins
17 15 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
18 14 (11.38%) Selenium
18 14 (11.38%) PaaS
18 14 (11.38%) High Availability
18 14 (11.38%) Low Latency

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 17 (13.82%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.07%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.07%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.38%) PaaS
3 10 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.14%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.39%) Relational Database
2 17 (13.82%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.76%) Hadoop
4 9 (7.32%) Big Data
5 8 (6.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (6.50%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.44%) Couchbase
7 3 (2.44%) Neo4j
7 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.81%) HBase
9 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (13.01%) Cucumber
1 16 (13.01%) Jenkins
2 14 (11.38%) Selenium
3 13 (10.57%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.13%) SpecFlow
5 6 (4.88%) JIRA
5 6 (4.88%) Mercurial
5 6 (4.88%) Subversion
6 5 (4.07%) Bazaar
6 5 (4.07%) NUnit
7 3 (2.44%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.44%) JUnit
7 3 (2.44%) Mocha
7 3 (2.44%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.44%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.63%) DbUnit
8 2 (1.63%) jMock
8 2 (1.63%) Maven
8 2 (1.63%) Mockito
General
1 10 (8.13%) Publishing
2 7 (5.69%) Finance
3 5 (4.07%) Marketing
4 4 (3.25%) Electronics
4 4 (3.25%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 88 (71.54%) Developer
2 49 (39.84%) Java Developer
3 20 (16.26%) Agile Developer
4 19 (15.45%) Agile Java Developer
5 15 (12.20%) Senior Developer
6 14 (11.38%) Scala Developer
6 14 (11.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (8.13%) Analyst
7 10 (8.13%) QA Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.69%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Architect
9 6 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Elasticsearch Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Java Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Quality Analyst
11 4 (3.25%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Senior Scala Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.95%) JSON
2 21 (17.07%) RESTful
3 18 (14.63%) HTML
3 18 (14.63%) REST
4 17 (13.82%) CSS
5 12 (9.76%) AngularJS
6 11 (8.94%) Web Services
7 8 (6.50%) .NET
7 8 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (4.88%) CSS3
8 6 (4.88%) HTML5
8 6 (4.88%) jQuery
8 6 (4.88%) Node.js
9 5 (4.07%) J2EE
9 5 (4.07%) Kafka
9 5 (4.07%) Spring
9 5 (4.07%) Swagger
10 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.25%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (3.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.25%) User Experience
2 3 (2.44%) Algorithms
2 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.44%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.63%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.81%) Fintech
4 1 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (2.44%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (83.74%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (69.92%) BDD
3 59 (47.97%) Scrum
4 37 (30.08%) Kanban
5 28 (22.76%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (21.95%) OWASP
7 25 (20.33%) DevOps
8 24 (19.51%) Secure Coding
8 24 (19.51%) Software Engineering
8 24 (19.51%) Web Development
9 19 (15.45%) Open Source
10 14 (11.38%) High Availability
10 14 (11.38%) Low Latency
11 13 (10.57%) Automated Testing
11 13 (10.57%) OO
11 13 (10.57%) Test Automation
12 12 (9.76%) API Design
13 11 (8.94%) Performance Testing
14 10 (8.13%) API Testing
14 10 (8.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 78 (63.41%) Java
2 27 (21.95%) Scala
3 18 (14.63%) Python
4 13 (10.57%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.50%) C#
6 7 (5.69%) Go
7 6 (4.88%) Ruby
8 4 (3.25%) SQL
9 3 (2.44%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.81%) PHP
10 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (6.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.57%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.81%) WAI
3 1 (0.81%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (7.32%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) HDFS
2 1 (0.81%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) Ansible
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (7.32%) Oracle
2 7 (5.69%) SAP
3 6 (4.88%) Cloudera
4 3 (2.44%) HP
4 3 (2.44%) Teradata
5 1 (0.81%) Google
5 1 (0.81%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago