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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 16 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -11
Contract jobs citing TDD 76 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.67% 2.00% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.48% 2.67% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 9 10
Average daily rate £375 £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £315 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
564 525 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 86.64% 75.11% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 316 223
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 12
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £30.10 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +33 69 £375 - 7
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 135 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (58.89%) jQuery
3 102 (56.67%) Scrum
4 94 (52.22%) MVC
5 89 (49.44%) Selenium
6 85 (47.22%) SQL
7 84 (46.67%) OO
8 79 (43.89%) .NET
9 78 (43.33%) Java
10 77 (42.78%) C#
11 76 (42.22%) SQL Server
12 75 (41.67%) JavaScript
13 71 (39.44%) HTML
14 70 (38.89%) Software Engineering
15 69 (38.33%) BDD
16 68 (37.78%) CSS
17 67 (37.22%) Git (software)
18 65 (36.11%) Unit Testing
19 64 (35.56%) Ajax
20 62 (34.44%) REST
21 61 (33.89%) Team Foundation Server
22 60 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
23 58 (32.22%) Visual Studio
24 57 (31.67%) .NET Framework
25 54 (30.00%) Web Services
25 54 (30.00%) XML
26 52 (28.89%) RESTful
27 51 (28.33%) WCF
28 50 (27.78%) Entity Framework
28 50 (27.78%) Cucumber

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 49 (27.22%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (17.78%) IIS
3 12 (6.67%) Confluence
4 10 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 9 (5.00%) JBoss
5 9 (5.00%) Node.js
6 8 (4.44%) Apache Solr
7 6 (3.33%) FileNet
7 6 (3.33%) LiveCycle
8 5 (2.78%) Apache
9 1 (0.56%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.56%) Jetty
9 1 (0.56%) Mule
9 1 (0.56%) nginx
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.33%) GitHub
2 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.56%) HTTP
2 11 (6.11%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) DMZ
3 1 (0.56%) Firewall
3 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 60 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (26.11%) MongoDB
4 46 (25.56%) NoSQL
5 40 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (16.11%) Redis
7 10 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (3.89%) Neo4j
8 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.78%) MySQL
10 5 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.67%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.11%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.56%) Jackrabbit
13 1 (0.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 89 (49.44%) Selenium
2 67 (37.22%) Git (software)
3 61 (33.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 58 (32.22%) Visual Studio
5 50 (27.78%) Cucumber
6 37 (20.56%) SpecFlow
7 35 (19.44%) Subversion
8 23 (12.78%) Hudson
9 21 (11.67%) JIRA
10 20 (11.11%) Jenkins
11 14 (7.78%) Maven
12 11 (6.11%) Spock
13 10 (5.56%) Jasmine
14 9 (5.00%) QUnit
14 9 (5.00%) Sinon.JS
15 7 (3.89%) Ant
15 7 (3.89%) TeamCity
16 6 (3.33%) DbUnit
16 6 (3.33%) Eclipse
16 6 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 31 (17.22%) Legal
2 17 (9.44%) Back Office
3 9 (5.00%) Finance
4 8 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.67%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 173 (96.11%) Developer
2 75 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 38 (21.11%) Java Developer
4 32 (17.78%) SQL Developer
5 18 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 15 (8.33%) Perl Developer
7 12 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 12 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.11%) Agile Developer
8 11 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 11 (6.11%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 9 (5.00%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.89%) Agile .NET Developer
10 7 (3.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.33%) HTML Developer
11 6 (3.33%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.78%) Lead Developer
12 5 (2.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (58.89%) jQuery
2 79 (43.89%) .NET
3 71 (39.44%) HTML
4 68 (37.78%) CSS
5 64 (35.56%) Ajax
6 62 (34.44%) REST
7 57 (31.67%) .NET Framework
8 54 (30.00%) Web Services
8 54 (30.00%) XML
9 52 (28.89%) RESTful
10 51 (28.33%) WCF
11 50 (27.78%) Entity Framework
12 44 (24.44%) ASP.NET Web API
12 44 (24.44%) SOAP
13 42 (23.33%) ASP.NET
14 33 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 31 (17.22%) Mojolicious
16 30 (16.67%) Kafka
17 22 (12.22%) Hibernate
18 21 (11.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.67%) NHS
2 9 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.33%) Replication
5 5 (2.78%) User Experience
6 3 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.11%) W3C
8 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.56%) BBC
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 44 (24.44%) Unix
2 11 (6.11%) Android
3 8 (4.44%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.89%) Linux
5 5 (2.78%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.22%) Windows
7 3 (1.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.56%) CentOS
8 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (56.67%) Scrum
3 94 (52.22%) MVC
4 84 (46.67%) OO
5 70 (38.89%) Software Engineering
6 69 (38.33%) BDD
7 65 (36.11%) Unit Testing
8 40 (22.22%) SOA
9 36 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (11.11%) Software Testing
11 17 (9.44%) Regression Testing
12 16 (8.89%) Data Modelling
12 16 (8.89%) OOP
12 16 (8.89%) UML
13 10 (5.56%) DevOps
13 10 (5.56%) Web Development
14 9 (5.00%) Analytics
14 9 (5.00%) SDLC
15 8 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
15 8 (4.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 85 (47.22%) SQL
2 78 (43.33%) Java
3 77 (42.78%) C#
4 75 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 47 (26.11%) Perl
6 36 (20.00%) Scala
7 35 (19.44%) Go
8 15 (8.33%) XPath
9 14 (7.78%) Ruby
10 9 (5.00%) T-SQL
11 8 (4.44%) PHP
12 7 (3.89%) Python
13 6 (3.33%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.11%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.56%) ANSI SQL
15 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.56%) C++
15 1 (0.56%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 32 (17.78%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.44%) Degree
4 4 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.67%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) ISEB
6 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (13.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 10 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Docker
1 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.33%) Adobe
2 6 (3.33%) ILOG
2 6 (3.33%) Kofax
2 6 (3.33%) Splunk
2 6 (3.33%) Twitter
3 3 (1.67%) Oracle
4 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.56%) Google
4 1 (0.56%) HP
4 1 (0.56%) Rally
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.56%) Sun
4 1 (0.56%) VMware
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