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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing TDD 41 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.14% 2.41% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.02% 3.44% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 6
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£413 £331 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% +7.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £355 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -13.33%
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
409 320 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 71.25% 70.18% 69.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 222 184
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £10.63 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £21.60 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 20 £420 +24.44%
Cardiff +4 17 £408 +20.74% 5
Bridgend - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 81 (81.82%) BDD
2 76 (76.77%) Java
3 51 (51.52%) Web Services
4 39 (39.39%) Scrum
5 38 (38.38%) Scala
6 35 (35.35%) OO
7 33 (33.33%) Subversion
8 32 (32.32%) Selenium
9 30 (30.30%) C#
9 30 (30.30%) SQL
10 29 (29.29%) JUnit
10 29 (29.29%) Security Cleared
11 27 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (26.26%) .NET
13 25 (25.25%) XML
13 25 (25.25%) Team Foundation Server
14 24 (24.24%) SC Cleared
14 24 (24.24%) SharePoint
15 23 (23.23%) Akka
15 23 (23.23%) Play Framework
16 22 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
16 22 (22.22%) CouchDB
16 22 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
16 22 (22.22%) SVG
16 22 (22.22%) Web Development
16 22 (22.22%) Batik
16 22 (22.22%) Process Management
17 20 (20.20%) .NET Framework
18 19 (19.19%) Jenkins
19 18 (18.18%) REST

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 12 (12.12%) WebSphere
2 12 (12.12%) FileNet
3 8 (8.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (8.08%) CMS
4 6 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.03%) Lync
5 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.02%) ArcGIS
6 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.01%) Tuxedo
7 1 (1.01%) Node.js
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
1 22 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.03%) SaaS
4 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) HTTP
2 2 (2.02%) Internet
2 2 (2.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.22%) CouchDB
2 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
3 11 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.02%) MS Access
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (33.33%) Subversion
2 32 (32.32%) Selenium
3 29 (29.29%) JUnit
4 25 (25.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (19.19%) Jenkins
6 18 (18.18%) Maven
6 18 (18.18%) Ant
7 16 (16.16%) WebDriver
7 16 (16.16%) JIRA
8 15 (15.15%) TestNG
9 14 (14.14%) JMeter
9 14 (14.14%) Bugzilla
9 14 (14.14%) TortoiseSVN
10 8 (8.08%) Git (software)
10 8 (8.08%) Visual Studio
11 6 (6.06%) Cucumber
12 4 (4.04%) Mercurial
12 4 (4.04%) Apache Ivy
13 3 (3.03%) JBehave
13 3 (3.03%) Hudson
General
1 10 (10.10%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Legal
3 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (52.53%) Developer
2 14 (14.14%) Architect
2 14 (14.14%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.13%) Java Architect
4 12 (12.12%) Analyst
5 11 (11.11%) Scala Developer
6 9 (9.09%) Perl Developer
7 8 (8.08%) .NET Developer
8 7 (7.07%) Business Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) Tester
10 5 (5.05%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Test Engineer
11 3 (3.03%) Automation Test Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Product Owner
11 3 (3.03%) Agile Business Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Automation Analyst
12 2 (2.02%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (51.52%) Web Services
2 26 (26.26%) .NET
3 25 (25.25%) XML
4 23 (23.23%) Akka
4 23 (23.23%) Play Framework
5 22 (22.22%) SVG
5 22 (22.22%) Batik
6 20 (20.20%) .NET Framework
7 18 (18.18%) REST
8 15 (15.15%) Spring
8 15 (15.15%) HTML
9 14 (14.14%) XSLT
9 14 (14.14%) ASP.NET
9 14 (14.14%) SOAP
9 14 (14.14%) Java SE
10 13 (13.13%) jQuery
11 12 (12.12%) Struts
11 12 (12.12%) RESTful
11 12 (12.12%) MyBatis
12 9 (9.09%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Open Source
2 12 (12.12%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.06%) GIS
4 2 (2.02%) iSeries
4 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.02%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.02%) AS400
5 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.01%) W3C
5 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.10%) UNIX
2 3 (3.03%) Windows
3 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.01%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (81.82%) BDD
2 39 (39.39%) Scrum
3 35 (35.35%) OO
4 27 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (22.22%) Web Development
5 22 (22.22%) Process Management
6 18 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 18 (18.18%) Kanban
7 17 (17.17%) Automated Testing
8 16 (16.16%) Test Management
8 16 (16.16%) Automation Testing
9 15 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (14.14%) Software Testing
10 14 (14.14%) Load Testing
11 12 (12.12%) Software Engineering
11 12 (12.12%) MVC
12 10 (10.10%) CRM
13 9 (9.09%) SOA
13 9 (9.09%) Test Automation
14 8 (8.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 76 (76.77%) Java
2 38 (38.38%) Scala
3 30 (30.30%) C#
3 30 (30.30%) SQL
4 9 (9.09%) Perl
5 5 (5.05%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.05%) Groovy
6 4 (4.04%) Ruby
7 2 (2.02%) XPath
7 2 (2.02%) PHP
7 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.02%) XQuery
8 1 (1.01%) C++
8 1 (1.01%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (29.29%) Security Cleared
2 24 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 14 (14.14%) ISEB
3 14 (14.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.02%) MCSD
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.01%) Degree
Systems Management
1 17 (17.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (14.14%) IBM
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.08%) Sitecore
4 7 (7.07%) Oracle
5 2 (2.02%) Informatica
5 2 (2.02%) HP
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