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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 17 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Contract jobs citing TDD 75 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.63% 2.01% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.00% 2.80% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 9 6
Average daily rate
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£418 £338 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.70% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £282 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £360 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -9.72%
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
577 393 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 74.07% 71.85% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 263 244
Average daily rate £375 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 8
Average hourly rate £21.86 £15.29 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.93% -59.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.33 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £17.08 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 September 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
South Wales +14 44 £400 +18.51% 9
West Wales -3 13 £450 +42.18% 6
North Wales - - - - 1
Mid Wales - - - -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 140 (91.50%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (81.05%) Java
3 108 (70.59%) BDD
4 82 (53.59%) Web Services
5 75 (49.02%) Scrum
6 59 (38.56%) Subversion
7 55 (35.95%) Security Cleared
7 55 (35.95%) OO
8 50 (32.68%) SC Cleared
9 49 (32.03%) Scala
10 48 (31.37%) XML
10 48 (31.37%) Selenium
10 48 (31.37%) Spring
10 48 (31.37%) Jenkins
11 45 (29.41%) Open Source
12 42 (27.45%) JUnit
13 41 (26.80%) .NET
13 41 (26.80%) SQL
14 40 (26.14%) Maven
14 40 (26.14%) JIRA
15 38 (24.84%) C#
16 35 (22.88%) XSLT
16 35 (22.88%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (22.22%) SOAP
18 33 (21.57%) SharePoint
18 33 (21.57%) IBM
18 33 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
19 31 (20.26%) FileNet
19 31 (20.26%) Play Framework
20 30 (19.61%) Akka

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 33 (21.57%) SharePoint
2 31 (20.26%) FileNet
3 17 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 14 (9.15%) Confluence
5 8 (5.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (5.23%) CMS
6 5 (3.27%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.96%) Lync
7 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.96%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.96%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.31%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (2.61%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 27 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
1 27 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.92%) GitHub
4 3 (1.96%) SaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.58%) AMQP
2 6 (3.92%) HTTP
3 2 (1.31%) SSL
3 2 (1.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.61%) MongoDB
2 28 (18.30%) SQL Server
3 27 (17.65%) CouchDB
4 16 (10.46%) NoSQL
4 16 (10.46%) Relational Database
5 15 (9.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.96%) MS Access
8 3 (1.96%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 59 (38.56%) Subversion
2 48 (31.37%) Selenium
2 48 (31.37%) Jenkins
3 42 (27.45%) JUnit
4 40 (26.14%) Maven
4 40 (26.14%) JIRA
5 33 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (16.99%) WebDriver
6 26 (16.99%) Ant
7 23 (15.03%) TestNG
8 22 (14.38%) JMeter
8 22 (14.38%) Bugzilla
8 22 (14.38%) TortoiseSVN
9 17 (11.11%) Hudson
10 9 (5.88%) Visual Studio
10 9 (5.88%) Git (software)
11 8 (5.23%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.61%) Jasmine
12 4 (2.61%) Apache Ivy
12 4 (2.61%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (8.50%) Finance
2 3 (1.96%) Legal
3 2 (1.31%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 91 (59.48%) Developer
2 49 (32.03%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.11%) Architect
3 17 (11.11%) Scala Developer
4 16 (10.46%) Analyst
4 16 (10.46%) .NET Developer
5 14 (9.15%) Java Architect
6 11 (7.19%) Tester
7 9 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 9 (5.88%) Perl Developer
8 8 (5.23%) Junior Developer
8 8 (5.23%) Junior
8 8 (5.23%) Junior .NET Developer
8 8 (5.23%) Junior Java Developer
9 7 (4.58%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.58%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.27%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.61%) Test Engineer
12 4 (2.61%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (53.59%) Web Services
2 48 (31.37%) XML
2 48 (31.37%) Spring
3 41 (26.80%) .NET
4 35 (22.88%) XSLT
5 34 (22.22%) SOAP
6 31 (20.26%) Play Framework
7 30 (19.61%) REST
7 30 (19.61%) Akka
8 27 (17.65%) SVG
8 27 (17.65%) Batik
9 26 (16.99%) J2EE
10 25 (16.34%) .NET Framework
11 23 (15.03%) HTML
12 21 (13.73%) Hibernate
13 20 (13.07%) jQuery
14 18 (11.76%) Java SE
15 17 (11.11%) JSF
15 17 (11.11%) Struts
15 17 (11.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (29.41%) Open Source
2 18 (11.76%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.92%) GIS
4 4 (2.61%) User Experience
5 2 (1.31%) iSeries
5 2 (1.31%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.31%) AS400
6 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.65%) NHS
6 1 (0.65%) W3C
6 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.50%) UNIX
2 7 (4.58%) Windows
3 3 (1.96%) Linux
4 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (91.50%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (70.59%) BDD
3 75 (49.02%) Scrum
4 55 (35.95%) OO
5 35 (22.88%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (18.30%) Process Management
6 28 (18.30%) Web Development
7 27 (17.65%) Kanban
8 26 (16.99%) Test Scripting
8 26 (16.99%) Configuration Management
9 25 (16.34%) MVC
10 24 (15.69%) Test Management
10 24 (15.69%) Automation Testing
11 23 (15.03%) Load Testing
11 23 (15.03%) Software Testing
12 22 (14.38%) Pair Programming
13 19 (12.42%) Automated Testing
13 19 (12.42%) SOA
14 18 (11.76%) DevOps
15 17 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (81.05%) Java
2 49 (32.03%) Scala
3 41 (26.80%) SQL
4 38 (24.84%) C#
5 12 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.88%) Perl
7 7 (4.58%) Ruby
8 6 (3.92%) Groovy
9 5 (3.27%) XPath
10 4 (2.61%) Python
11 2 (1.31%) XQuery
11 2 (1.31%) PHP
12 1 (0.65%) C++
12 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (35.95%) Security Cleared
2 50 (32.68%) SC Cleared
3 22 (14.38%) ISEB
3 22 (14.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.65%) Degree
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (16.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (21.57%) IBM
2 24 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.15%) Twitter
4 11 (7.19%) Oracle
5 8 (5.23%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.96%) HP
7 2 (1.31%) Informatica
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