The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 29 46 20
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -26
Contract jobs citing TDD 30 28 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.15% 3.20% 8.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.56% 4.03% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 43
Median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
- -32.77%
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
457 694 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.39% 79.31% 80.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 484 408
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.13 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.46% -39.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.35 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £32.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +14 26 £475 +18.75% 10
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for TDD.

1 121 (88.97%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (63.24%) JavaScript
2 86 (63.24%) jQuery
3 84 (61.76%) Selenium
4 72 (52.94%) Java
5 66 (48.53%) CSS
6 64 (47.06%) Web Development
6 64 (47.06%) Scrum
7 58 (42.65%) Cucumber
8 55 (40.44%) .NET
9 51 (37.50%) Visual Studio
9 51 (37.50%) Unix
9 51 (37.50%) OO
10 50 (36.76%) BDD
11 48 (35.29%) Perl
12 47 (34.56%) HTML
12 47 (34.56%) Software Engineering
13 42 (30.88%) C#
14 41 (30.15%) Unit Testing
15 39 (28.68%) SQL Server
15 39 (28.68%) MVC
16 36 (26.47%) Security Cleared
16 36 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
17 35 (25.74%) WCF
18 34 (25.00%) AngularJS
19 32 (23.53%) Test-First Development
20 31 (22.79%) Legal
21 30 (22.06%) KnockoutJS
22 29 (21.32%) Finance
23 28 (20.59%) Git (software)

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.35%) Confluence
1 10 (7.35%) FileNet
1 10 (7.35%) LiveCycle
2 8 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.15%) GeoServer
3 7 (5.15%) IIS
3 7 (5.15%) JBoss
4 6 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.47%) CMS
5 2 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.47%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.74%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Gliffy
2 6 (4.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) PaaS
1 8 (5.88%) SaaS
2 3 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (28.68%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 24 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 16 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (8.09%) Couchbase
5 10 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.15%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (5.15%) Redis
6 7 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 84 (61.76%) Selenium
2 58 (42.65%) Cucumber
3 51 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 28 (20.59%) Git (software)
5 26 (19.12%) SpecFlow
6 24 (17.65%) MbUnit
6 24 (17.65%) MSTest
6 24 (17.65%) NUnit
7 16 (11.76%) WebDriver
8 13 (9.56%) Subversion
9 11 (8.09%) JIRA
9 11 (8.09%) JMeter
10 10 (7.35%) Ant
10 10 (7.35%) Hudson
10 10 (7.35%) Jenkins
10 10 (7.35%) Maven
11 8 (5.88%) JUnit
11 8 (5.88%) TeamCity
12 7 (5.15%) Eclipse
12 7 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (22.79%) Legal
2 29 (21.32%) Finance
3 4 (2.94%) Back Office
4 3 (2.21%) Publishing
5 2 (1.47%) Electronics
5 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.47%) Marketing
5 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 108 (79.41%) Developer
2 33 (24.26%) Web Developer
3 24 (17.65%) Agile Developer
4 23 (16.91%) .NET Developer
5 20 (14.71%) Perl Developer
6 18 (13.24%) Senior Developer
7 17 (12.50%) Senior Agile Developer
8 16 (11.76%) Java Developer
9 15 (11.03%) JavaScript Developer
9 15 (11.03%) Website Developer
10 10 (7.35%) Architect
11 9 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 9 (6.62%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 9 (6.62%) Technical Architect
12 8 (5.88%) Tester
12 8 (5.88%) Unix Developer
13 6 (4.41%) Perl Web Developer
14 5 (3.68%) Test Engineer
15 4 (2.94%) Analyst
15 4 (2.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (63.24%) jQuery
2 66 (48.53%) CSS
3 55 (40.44%) .NET
4 47 (34.56%) HTML
5 36 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 35 (25.74%) WCF
7 34 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 30 (22.06%) KnockoutJS
9 27 (19.85%) CSS3
9 27 (19.85%) HTML5
10 25 (18.38%) REST
11 18 (13.24%) XML
12 13 (9.56%) Ajax
12 13 (9.56%) ASP.NET
12 13 (9.56%) SOAP
13 12 (8.82%) Mojolicious
14 11 (8.09%) RESTful
14 11 (8.09%) Spring
15 10 (7.35%) JSF
16 9 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.15%) Replication
2 6 (4.41%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 51 (37.50%) Unix
2 4 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (88.97%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (47.06%) Scrum
2 64 (47.06%) Web Development
3 51 (37.50%) OO
4 50 (36.76%) BDD
5 47 (34.56%) Software Engineering
6 41 (30.15%) Unit Testing
7 39 (28.68%) MVC
8 32 (23.53%) Test-First Development
9 27 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (17.65%) ATDD
11 23 (16.91%) DevOps
12 17 (12.50%) Kanban
12 17 (12.50%) Test Automation
13 16 (11.76%) Mentoring
14 10 (7.35%) Non-Functional Testing
15 9 (6.62%) Document Management
16 8 (5.88%) Regression Testing
16 8 (5.88%) Service Management
16 8 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 86 (63.24%) JavaScript
2 72 (52.94%) Java
3 48 (35.29%) Perl
4 42 (30.88%) C#
5 27 (19.85%) TypeScript
6 21 (15.44%) SQL
7 11 (8.09%) T-SQL
8 9 (6.62%) Scala
9 8 (5.88%) Go
10 7 (5.15%) Python
11 5 (3.68%) PHP
12 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.74%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 25 (18.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (7.35%) ISEB
5 5 (3.68%) BC Cleared
5 5 (3.68%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (7.35%) QA
3 4 (2.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.47%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (7.35%) Adobe
1 10 (7.35%) ILOG
1 10 (7.35%) Splunk
2 9 (6.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.15%) Kofax
4 3 (2.21%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.47%) Alterian
5 2 (1.47%) SAP
6 1 (0.74%) Google
South Wales
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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