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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 44 22 47
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +25
Contract jobs citing TDD 23 42 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.12% 6.18% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 8.16% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 0
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£350 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £40.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.08% +3.84%
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
545 515 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.95% 75.74% 68.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 317 166
Average daily rate £365 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £58.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.76% +267.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £15.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £105.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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
(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
South Wales -9 13 £338 -25.00% 7
West Wales -12 10 £413 -13.15% 1
North Wales - - - - 2
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 53 (88.33%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (78.33%) Scrum
3 28 (46.67%) .NET
4 27 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (41.67%) C#
5 25 (41.67%) Subversion
6 24 (40.00%) Java
7 21 (35.00%) BDD
8 19 (31.67%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 17 (28.33%) Open Source
11 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
11 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET
11 16 (26.67%) SharePoint
11 16 (26.67%) MVC
12 15 (25.00%) JIRA
13 14 (23.33%) .NET Framework
13 14 (23.33%) Jenkins
13 14 (23.33%) Client/Server
13 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
14 13 (21.67%) CSS
14 13 (21.67%) HTML
14 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
14 13 (21.67%) Selenium
15 12 (20.00%) Test Scripting
15 12 (20.00%) WebDriver
15 12 (20.00%) SQL
16 11 (18.33%) XML
16 11 (18.33%) Bugzilla
16 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 16 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.00%) JBoss
4 5 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (6.67%) Confluence
6 3 (5.00%) CMS
6 3 (5.00%) Apache
7 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.33%) ArcGIS
7 2 (3.33%) FileNet
7 2 (3.33%) Umbraco
7 2 (3.33%) Lync
7 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.33%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.67%) Node.js
8 1 (1.67%) Mule
8 1 (1.67%) Zope
8 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) PaaS
3 1 (1.67%) GitHub
3 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) DVB
2 1 (1.67%) AMQP
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (6.67%) InterBase
3 4 (6.67%) Firebird
3 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.33%) MS Access
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.67%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 27 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (41.67%) Subversion
3 15 (25.00%) JIRA
4 14 (23.33%) Jenkins
5 13 (21.67%) Selenium
6 12 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 11 (18.33%) Bugzilla
8 8 (13.33%) JUnit
9 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
10 6 (10.00%) JMeter
10 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
10 6 (10.00%) TestNG
11 5 (8.33%) TortoiseSVN
12 3 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (5.00%) Maven
12 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
12 3 (5.00%) NUnit
13 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
13 2 (3.33%) Hudson
14 1 (1.67%) DbUnit
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Publishing
2 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) Tester
3 7 (11.67%) Architect
3 7 (11.67%) Technical Architect
3 7 (11.67%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.67%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (3.33%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Developer
8 2 (3.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (46.67%) .NET
2 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 14 (23.33%) .NET Framework
4 13 (21.67%) CSS
4 13 (21.67%) HTML
5 11 (18.33%) XML
6 10 (16.67%) Spring
6 10 (16.67%) jQuery
6 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (15.00%) Web Services
8 8 (13.33%) HTML5
9 7 (11.67%) CSS3
9 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (11.67%) WCF
10 6 (10.00%) JSON
10 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (10.00%) REST
11 5 (8.33%) Hibernate
11 5 (8.33%) SOAP
11 5 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Open Source
2 14 (23.33%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.33%) NHS
3 5 (8.33%) User Experience
4 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.00%) IVR
6 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.67%) New Media
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.67%) Social Network
7 1 (1.67%) Interactive TV
7 1 (1.67%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.67%) GIS
7 1 (1.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (88.33%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (78.33%) Scrum
3 21 (35.00%) BDD
4 19 (31.67%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (26.67%) MVC
6 12 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 11 (18.33%) Test Management
8 10 (16.67%) Load Testing
8 10 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 8 (13.33%) Kanban
9 8 (13.33%) Project Management
9 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.00%) SOA
10 6 (10.00%) OO
10 6 (10.00%) Analytics
10 6 (10.00%) DevOps
11 5 (8.33%) User Stories
11 5 (8.33%) Migration
11 5 (8.33%) Pair Programming
11 5 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) C#
2 24 (40.00%) Java
3 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (6.67%) Delphi
6 3 (5.00%) C++
6 3 (5.00%) Scala
7 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.67%) Ruby
8 1 (1.67%) Groovy
8 1 (1.67%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) Perl
8 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) ISEB
3 5 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.00%) Avaya
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) IBM
4 2 (3.33%) Twitter
4 2 (3.33%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) ILOG
5 1 (1.67%) Perforce
5 1 (1.67%) Zend
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day + Travell and accomodation expenses
Posted: 23 hours ago