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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 17 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs citing TDD 48 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.44% 2.14% 4.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.86% 3.07% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 7 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £399 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
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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
442 326 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.68% 69.81% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 216 182
Average daily rate £350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £11.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £24.75 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 October 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 October 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
Cardiff +15 31 £375 +7.14% 6
Newport 0 15 £334 -1.11% 2
Glamorgan - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 85 (86.73%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (70.41%) BDD
3 59 (60.20%) Java
4 54 (55.10%) Scrum
5 47 (47.96%) Subversion
6 41 (41.84%) C#
6 41 (41.84%) Web Services
7 39 (39.80%) Selenium
8 36 (36.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 36 (36.73%) .NET
9 34 (34.69%) Security Cleared
10 31 (31.63%) SC Cleared
10 31 (31.63%) JUnit
10 31 (31.63%) SQL
11 30 (30.61%) SharePoint
12 28 (28.57%) XML
13 27 (27.55%) HTML
14 26 (26.53%) Open Source
14 26 (26.53%) Jenkins
15 25 (25.51%) SQL Server
16 24 (24.49%) .NET Framework
16 24 (24.49%) JIRA
17 22 (22.45%) Test Scripting
17 22 (22.45%) Kanban
17 22 (22.45%) REST
17 22 (22.45%) HP Quality Center
17 22 (22.45%) OO
17 22 (22.45%) Spring
17 22 (22.45%) MVC
18 21 (21.43%) Maven

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 30 (30.61%) SharePoint
2 16 (16.33%) FileNet
3 13 (13.27%) WebSphere
4 9 (9.18%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (7.14%) CMS
6 4 (4.08%) ArcGIS
7 3 (3.06%) JBoss
7 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.06%) Apache Solr
7 3 (3.06%) Confluence
8 2 (2.04%) Lync
8 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
8 2 (2.04%) Tuxedo
8 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.02%) IIS
9 1 (1.02%) LiveCycle
9 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) SaaS
3 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) HTTP
2 4 (4.08%) Internet
3 2 (2.04%) SSL
4 1 (1.02%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.22%) MongoDB
3 9 (9.18%) CouchDB
4 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (4.08%) MS Access
9 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 47 (47.96%) Subversion
2 39 (39.80%) Selenium
3 36 (36.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (31.63%) JUnit
5 26 (26.53%) Jenkins
6 24 (24.49%) JIRA
7 21 (21.43%) Maven
7 21 (21.43%) WebDriver
8 19 (19.39%) TortoiseSVN
8 19 (19.39%) Bugzilla
8 19 (19.39%) Ant
9 15 (15.31%) TestNG
10 14 (14.29%) JMeter
11 12 (12.24%) Visual Studio
12 10 (10.20%) Git (software)
13 6 (6.12%) Hudson
14 5 (5.10%) Cucumber
15 4 (4.08%) Apache Ivy
15 4 (4.08%) Mercurial
16 2 (2.04%) JBehave
General
1 10 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Legal
2 2 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (1.02%) Local Government
3 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (52.04%) Developer
2 19 (19.39%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.27%) Analyst
4 11 (11.22%) Architect
5 10 (10.20%) Tester
6 9 (9.18%) .NET Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Test Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) Java Architect
8 6 (6.12%) Perl Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Technical Architect
9 5 (5.10%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Scala Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Automation Tester
11 3 (3.06%) Automation Analyst
11 3 (3.06%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.06%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Test Engineer
11 3 (3.06%) Automation Test Analyst
12 2 (2.04%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (41.84%) Web Services
2 36 (36.73%) .NET
3 28 (28.57%) XML
4 27 (27.55%) HTML
5 24 (24.49%) .NET Framework
6 22 (22.45%) Spring
6 22 (22.45%) REST
7 20 (20.41%) ASP.NET
8 17 (17.35%) jQuery
9 15 (15.31%) XSLT
10 14 (14.29%) CSS
10 14 (14.29%) SOAP
10 14 (14.29%) Java SE
10 14 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (13.27%) Struts
11 13 (13.27%) MyBatis
12 12 (12.24%) HTML5
13 10 (10.20%) Akka
13 10 (10.20%) Play Framework
14 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.53%) Open Source
2 15 (15.31%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.10%) GIS
4 4 (4.08%) User Experience
5 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.06%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.04%) AS400
6 2 (2.04%) iSeries
7 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.02%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.02%) Replication
7 1 (1.02%) Interactive TV
7 1 (1.02%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.02%) NHS
7 1 (1.02%) W3C
7 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.10%) UNIX
1 5 (5.10%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.06%) Android
3 1 (1.02%) Windows
3 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (86.73%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (70.41%) BDD
3 54 (55.10%) Scrum
4 22 (22.45%) OO
4 22 (22.45%) MVC
4 22 (22.45%) Test Scripting
4 22 (22.45%) Kanban
5 21 (21.43%) Test Management
5 21 (21.43%) Automation Testing
6 19 (19.39%) Load Testing
6 19 (19.39%) Software Testing
7 18 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (16.33%) Automated Testing
9 10 (10.20%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.20%) Configuration Management
9 10 (10.20%) Project Management
9 10 (10.20%) SOA
10 9 (9.18%) CRM
10 9 (9.18%) Process Management
10 9 (9.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (60.20%) Java
2 41 (41.84%) C#
3 31 (31.63%) SQL
4 18 (18.37%) Scala
5 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.12%) Perl
6 6 (6.12%) Ruby
7 4 (4.08%) Groovy
8 3 (3.06%) Python
9 2 (2.04%) XQuery
9 2 (2.04%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.04%) XPath
9 2 (2.04%) PHP
10 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.02%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (34.69%) Security Cleared
2 31 (31.63%) SC Cleared
3 19 (19.39%) ISEB
3 19 (19.39%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.04%) Degree
Systems Management
1 22 (22.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (17.35%) IBM
2 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.18%) Sitecore
4 8 (8.16%) Oracle
5 2 (2.04%) HP
5 2 (2.04%) Informatica
5 2 (2.04%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.04%) Twitter
6 1 (1.02%) Splunk
6 1 (1.02%) ILOG
6 1 (1.02%) Kofax
6 1 (1.02%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.02%) Adobe
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