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 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 16 16 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Contract jobs citing TDD 54 58 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.76% 9.40% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.24% 12.26% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 49 1
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£400 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.17%
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
408 473 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 81.27% 76.66% 66.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 289 135
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 9
Average hourly rate £18.90 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £12.30 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £26.00 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 7 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015. 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 33 £350 -22.22% 1
Cardiff -1 20 £400 -11.11% 3
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TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 60 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (72.73%) Scrum
3 44 (66.67%) .NET
4 41 (62.12%) BDD
5 38 (57.58%) Java
6 32 (48.48%) SQL Server
7 27 (40.91%) C#
7 27 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (39.39%) Security Cleared
9 23 (34.85%) ASP.NET
9 23 (34.85%) .NET Framework
10 22 (33.33%) MVC
10 22 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (31.82%) Web Services
11 21 (31.82%) XML
12 20 (30.30%) REST
13 18 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (27.27%) Test Scripting
13 18 (27.27%) JMeter
13 18 (27.27%) Selenium
13 18 (27.27%) Visual Studio
13 18 (27.27%) SOAP
14 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
14 16 (24.24%) Unit Testing
15 15 (22.73%) IIS
15 15 (22.73%) SQL
16 14 (21.21%) jQuery
17 13 (19.70%) Regression Testing
18 12 (18.18%) Test-First Development

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 15 (22.73%) IIS
2 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.61%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.06%) JBoss
5 3 (4.55%) Apache
6 2 (3.03%) ArcGIS
6 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.03%) Node.js
6 2 (3.03%) WildFly
7 1 (1.52%) Lync
7 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.52%) nginx
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.52%) CMS
7 1 (1.52%) Zope
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.64%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.03%) Firebird
4 2 (3.03%) InterBase
5 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.52%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.52%) MS Access
5 1 (1.52%) MySQL
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (27.27%) JMeter
2 18 (27.27%) Selenium
2 18 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 11 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 10 (15.15%) SpecFlow
5 8 (12.12%) JUnit
6 7 (10.61%) Jenkins
6 7 (10.61%) Subversion
7 6 (9.09%) JIRA
7 6 (9.09%) Bugzilla
7 6 (9.09%) TestNG
7 6 (9.09%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (4.55%) QUnit
8 3 (4.55%) Jasmine
8 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (1.52%) DbUnit
9 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (7.58%) Legal
2 2 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 41 (62.12%) Developer
2 20 (30.30%) .NET Developer
3 17 (25.76%) Tester
4 6 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.09%) Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Perl Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Scala Developer
7 3 (4.55%) AWS Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Software Tester
8 2 (3.03%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.03%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (66.67%) .NET
2 23 (34.85%) ASP.NET
2 23 (34.85%) .NET Framework
3 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (31.82%) Web Services
4 21 (31.82%) XML
5 20 (30.30%) REST
6 18 (27.27%) SOAP
7 14 (21.21%) jQuery
8 9 (13.64%) RESTful
9 8 (12.12%) CSS
9 8 (12.12%) HTML
9 8 (12.12%) Mojolicious
10 7 (10.61%) OAuth
11 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
11 5 (7.58%) HTML5
11 5 (7.58%) CSS3
11 5 (7.58%) WCF
12 4 (6.06%) JSON
12 4 (6.06%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Client/Server
2 7 (10.61%) Open Source
3 4 (6.06%) User Experience
4 3 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.55%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) UNIX
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (72.73%) Scrum
3 41 (62.12%) BDD
4 22 (33.33%) MVC
5 18 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 16 (24.24%) Unit Testing
7 13 (19.70%) Regression Testing
8 12 (18.18%) Test-First Development
9 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 9 (13.64%) OO
11 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (10.61%) Load Testing
12 6 (9.09%) Test Management
12 6 (9.09%) Automation Testing
13 4 (6.06%) CRM
14 3 (4.55%) Data Visualisation
15 2 (3.03%) RUP
15 2 (3.03%) DSDM
15 2 (3.03%) Project Management
15 2 (3.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 38 (57.58%) Java
2 27 (40.91%) C#
3 15 (22.73%) SQL
4 12 (18.18%) Scala
5 10 (15.15%) Perl
6 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.55%) C++
8 2 (3.03%) Delphi
8 2 (3.03%) C
8 2 (3.03%) PHP
8 2 (3.03%) Python
9 1 (1.52%) Groovy
9 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 22 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 12 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) Google
4 2 (3.03%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.52%) ILOG
5 1 (1.52%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.52%) ESRI
5 1 (1.52%) Zend
5 1 (1.52%) Perforce
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