The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 22 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Contract jobs citing TDD 40 55 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.43% 7.93% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.73% 10.52% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% +28.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £66.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +118.46%
TDD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
698 523 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.38% 75.36% 72.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 366 278
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.90 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.59% +32.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.10 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Wales region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Wales

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Wales region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

TDD
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
South Wales -9 37 £450 +9.09% 13
West Wales -7 2 £300 -40.00%
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 96 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (78.45%) Scrum
3 72 (62.07%) .NET
3 72 (62.07%) SQL Server
4 71 (61.21%) BDD
5 63 (54.31%) Java
6 55 (47.41%) C#
7 54 (46.55%) Security Cleared
8 50 (43.10%) MVC
9 49 (42.24%) .NET Framework
9 49 (42.24%) REST
10 48 (41.38%) SC Cleared
11 47 (40.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 45 (38.79%) Selenium
12 45 (38.79%) Visual Studio
13 44 (37.93%) SQL Server 2008
13 44 (37.93%) Unit Testing
14 41 (35.34%) SOAP
14 41 (35.34%) XML
15 40 (34.48%) Web Services
16 36 (31.03%) SQL
17 33 (28.45%) ASP.NET
18 32 (27.59%) jQuery
18 32 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
19 26 (22.41%) SpecFlow
19 26 (22.41%) IIS
19 26 (22.41%) OO
20 25 (21.55%) MongoDB
20 25 (21.55%) ASP.NET Web API
21 24 (20.69%) Elasticsearch

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 26 (22.41%) IIS
2 24 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (8.62%) Confluence
4 7 (6.03%) JBoss
5 6 (5.17%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.45%) Apache
7 3 (2.59%) nginx
8 2 (1.72%) WildFly
8 2 (1.72%) Node.js
8 2 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.72%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.72%) ArcSDE
8 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 44 (37.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (21.55%) MongoDB
4 17 (14.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (11.21%) NoSQL
6 10 (8.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 47 (40.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (38.79%) Selenium
2 45 (38.79%) Visual Studio
3 26 (22.41%) SpecFlow
4 22 (18.97%) Jenkins
5 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
6 20 (17.24%) JMeter
7 18 (15.52%) Subversion
8 16 (13.79%) JIRA
9 14 (12.07%) Cucumber
10 12 (10.34%) Maven
11 11 (9.48%) Hudson
12 10 (8.62%) Spock
12 10 (8.62%) Geb
13 7 (6.03%) WebDriver
13 7 (6.03%) JUnit
14 6 (5.17%) Bugzilla
14 6 (5.17%) TestNG
15 3 (2.59%) Karma Test Runner
15 3 (2.59%) QUnit
General
1 13 (11.21%) Back Office
2 8 (6.90%) Legal
3 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 87 (75.00%) Developer
2 46 (39.66%) .NET Developer
3 22 (18.97%) Java Developer
4 21 (18.10%) Tester
5 7 (6.03%) Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) SQL Developer
5 7 (6.03%) AWS Developer
6 6 (5.17%) Scala Developer
6 6 (5.17%) Perl Developer
6 6 (5.17%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (3.45%) Automation Tester
8 3 (2.59%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (2.59%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (2.59%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (2.59%) C# Developer
8 3 (2.59%) Senior Developer
9 2 (1.72%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (1.72%) Web Developer
9 2 (1.72%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (62.07%) .NET
2 49 (42.24%) .NET Framework
2 49 (42.24%) REST
3 41 (35.34%) SOAP
3 41 (35.34%) XML
4 40 (34.48%) Web Services
5 33 (28.45%) ASP.NET
6 32 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (27.59%) jQuery
7 25 (21.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (19.83%) HTML
9 22 (18.97%) CSS
10 19 (16.38%) WCF
11 18 (15.52%) Hibernate
11 18 (15.52%) Entity Framework
12 17 (14.66%) Ajax
13 16 (13.79%) J2EE
13 16 (13.79%) AngularJS
14 14 (12.07%) Spring
14 14 (12.07%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) User Experience
2 6 (5.17%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.59%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.72%) NHS
4 2 (1.72%) GIS
5 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.86%) W3C
5 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.34%) UNIX
2 4 (3.45%) Linux
3 3 (2.59%) Windows
4 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.86%) CentOS
4 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (78.45%) Scrum
3 71 (61.21%) BDD
4 50 (43.10%) MVC
5 44 (37.93%) Unit Testing
6 26 (22.41%) OO
7 22 (18.97%) Open Source
8 20 (17.24%) Test Scripting
9 17 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (12.07%) Software Engineering
10 14 (12.07%) Regression Testing
10 14 (12.07%) DevOps
11 13 (11.21%) SOA
11 13 (11.21%) Test-First Development
12 12 (10.34%) Pair Programming
12 12 (10.34%) Configuration Management
12 12 (10.34%) RUP
12 12 (10.34%) DSDM
13 10 (8.62%) OOA/OOD
13 10 (8.62%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (54.31%) Java
2 55 (47.41%) C#
3 36 (31.03%) SQL
4 23 (19.83%) Scala
5 15 (12.93%) Perl
6 11 (9.48%) PL/SQL
7 10 (8.62%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.59%) PHP
8 3 (2.59%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.72%) Python
9 2 (1.72%) Ruby
10 1 (0.86%) Groovy
10 1 (0.86%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (46.55%) Security Cleared
2 48 (41.38%) SC Cleared
3 14 (12.07%) ISEB
4 1 (0.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Puppet
2 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (19.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.62%) Twitter
3 5 (4.31%) Oracle
4 3 (2.59%) Google
5 2 (1.72%) Mapinfo
5 2 (1.72%) ESRI
6 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
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Glamorgan
TRG
Rate: 350-450 Per Day
Posted: 12 days ago