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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 15 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -14
Contract jobs citing TDD 93 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.55% 1.71% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.67% 2.41% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 7 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £399 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
TDD
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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
634 415 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.76% 70.94% 68.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 258 218
Average daily rate £350 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 11
Average hourly rate £19.70 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.07 £22.50 £45.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +25 56 £350 +3.70% 12
West Wales - 21 £450 -
North Wales - - - - 2
TDD
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TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 137 (90.13%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (71.71%) Java
3 94 (61.84%) Scrum
4 87 (57.24%) BDD
5 75 (49.34%) Web Services
6 71 (46.71%) Subversion
7 61 (40.13%) Jenkins
8 60 (39.47%) Spring
8 60 (39.47%) Open Source
8 60 (39.47%) Security Cleared
9 57 (37.50%) SC Cleared
10 53 (34.87%) XML
11 52 (34.21%) Selenium
12 49 (32.24%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (30.92%) JIRA
14 46 (30.26%) SQL
15 45 (29.61%) SOAP
16 42 (27.63%) C#
16 42 (27.63%) .NET
16 42 (27.63%) OO
17 41 (26.97%) Maven
18 39 (25.66%) Team Foundation Server
18 39 (25.66%) MongoDB
18 39 (25.66%) SQL Server
19 38 (25.00%) JUnit
19 38 (25.00%) XSLT
19 38 (25.00%) REST
20 37 (24.34%) IBM
21 36 (23.68%) FileNet
22 34 (22.37%) SharePoint

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 36 (23.68%) FileNet
2 34 (22.37%) SharePoint
3 19 (12.50%) Confluence
4 17 (11.18%) WebSphere
5 9 (5.92%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (4.61%) CMS
7 5 (3.29%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.97%) JBoss
8 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.97%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.97%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.32%) Tuxedo
9 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.32%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.32%) Lync
9 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.66%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.21%) GitHub
2 13 (8.55%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.32%) SaaS
5 1 (0.66%) PaaS
5 1 (0.66%) Office 365
5 1 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.53%) AMQP
2 11 (7.24%) HTTP
3 4 (2.63%) Internet
4 2 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (25.66%) SQL Server
1 39 (25.66%) MongoDB
2 24 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 18 (11.84%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (11.84%) NoSQL
4 14 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (8.55%) CouchDB
6 11 (7.24%) RDBMS
7 8 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.97%) MS Access
11 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 71 (46.71%) Subversion
2 61 (40.13%) Jenkins
3 52 (34.21%) Selenium
4 47 (30.92%) JIRA
5 41 (26.97%) Maven
6 39 (25.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 38 (25.00%) JUnit
8 28 (18.42%) WebDriver
9 24 (15.79%) TortoiseSVN
9 24 (15.79%) Bugzilla
10 22 (14.47%) Ant
10 22 (14.47%) Hudson
11 18 (11.84%) TestNG
12 17 (11.18%) JMeter
13 11 (7.24%) Git (software)
14 10 (6.58%) Visual Studio
15 8 (5.26%) Cucumber
16 4 (2.63%) Apache Ivy
16 4 (2.63%) Mercurial
17 2 (1.32%) JBehave
General
1 14 (9.21%) Finance
2 2 (1.32%) Legal
2 2 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (0.66%) Local Government
3 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (58.55%) Developer
2 49 (32.24%) Java Developer
3 15 (9.87%) Tester
4 14 (9.21%) Architect
4 14 (9.21%) Analyst
5 12 (7.89%) .NET Developer
6 9 (5.92%) Java Architect
7 8 (5.26%) Scala Developer
7 8 (5.26%) Test Analyst
7 8 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.61%) Technical Architect
8 7 (4.61%) Web Developer
9 6 (3.95%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.95%) Perl Developer
10 5 (3.29%) Automation Tester
11 4 (2.63%) Junior .NET Developer
11 4 (2.63%) Junior Developer
11 4 (2.63%) Junior Java Developer
11 4 (2.63%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.63%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (49.34%) Web Services
2 60 (39.47%) Spring
3 53 (34.87%) XML
4 45 (29.61%) SOAP
5 42 (27.63%) .NET
6 38 (25.00%) XSLT
6 38 (25.00%) REST
7 28 (18.42%) HTML
8 26 (17.11%) .NET Framework
9 25 (16.45%) J2EE
10 23 (15.13%) JSON
11 22 (14.47%) JSF
11 22 (14.47%) Hibernate
11 22 (14.47%) AngularJS
12 19 (12.50%) ASP.NET
13 18 (11.84%) Java SE
13 18 (11.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (11.18%) MyBatis
14 17 (11.18%) Struts
15 16 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 60 (39.47%) Open Source
2 19 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.29%) GIS
4 3 (1.97%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.97%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.97%) User Experience
4 3 (1.97%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.32%) iSeries
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.32%) AS400
6 1 (0.66%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.66%) Replication
6 1 (0.66%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.66%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.66%) NHS
6 1 (0.66%) W3C
6 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.66%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.55%) UNIX
2 11 (7.24%) Windows
3 5 (3.29%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.63%) Linux
5 3 (1.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (90.13%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (61.84%) Scrum
3 87 (57.24%) BDD
4 49 (32.24%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (27.63%) OO
6 33 (21.71%) MVC
7 29 (19.08%) Configuration Management
7 29 (19.08%) Kanban
8 26 (17.11%) Test Management
8 26 (17.11%) Test Scripting
8 26 (17.11%) SOA
9 25 (16.45%) Automation Testing
10 24 (15.79%) DevOps
10 24 (15.79%) Load Testing
10 24 (15.79%) Software Testing
11 23 (15.13%) Pair Programming
12 21 (13.82%) Release Management
13 18 (11.84%) OOA/OOD
13 18 (11.84%) Software Engineering
13 18 (11.84%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 109 (71.71%) Java
2 46 (30.26%) SQL
3 42 (27.63%) C#
4 27 (17.76%) Scala
5 11 (7.24%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.95%) Perl
6 6 (3.95%) Ruby
7 5 (3.29%) XPath
8 4 (2.63%) Groovy
9 3 (1.97%) Python
10 2 (1.32%) XQuery
10 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.32%) PHP
11 1 (0.66%) C++
11 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 57 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 24 (15.79%) ISEB
3 24 (15.79%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) QA
Systems Management
1 27 (17.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (24.34%) IBM
2 26 (17.11%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.84%) Twitter
4 11 (7.24%) Oracle
5 9 (5.92%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.63%) HP
7 2 (1.32%) Informatica
7 2 (1.32%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.66%) Splunk
8 1 (0.66%) ILOG
8 1 (0.66%) Kofax
8 1 (0.66%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.66%) Adobe
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