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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 43 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing TDD 18 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.55% 3.57% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 4.65% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 1
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£381 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -
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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
505 430 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 71.43% 76.65% 70.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 263 174
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 11
Average hourly rate £18.90 £45.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.00% +181.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £16.20 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £105.00 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 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 6 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 -6 10 £375 -21.05% 7
West Wales -12 8 £413 -17.50% 1
North Wales - - - - 1
Mid Wales - - - -
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TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 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 82 (92.13%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (82.02%) Scrum
3 49 (55.06%) Java
4 43 (48.31%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (47.19%) Open Source
6 38 (42.70%) Jenkins
6 38 (42.70%) Spring
7 37 (41.57%) Subversion
8 32 (35.96%) SQL Server
8 32 (35.96%) SOAP
9 31 (34.83%) MVC
10 29 (32.58%) MongoDB
11 28 (31.46%) Web Services
12 27 (30.34%) .NET
12 27 (30.34%) Security Cleared
13 26 (29.21%) JIRA
13 26 (29.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (29.21%) XML
13 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
14 25 (28.09%) SQL
15 23 (25.84%) REST
15 23 (25.84%) SC Cleared
15 23 (25.84%) DevOps
16 22 (24.72%) JSON
16 22 (24.72%) C#
17 21 (23.60%) SOA
17 21 (23.60%) BDD
18 20 (22.47%) OO
19 18 (20.22%) HTML
19 18 (20.22%) AngularJS

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (17.98%) Confluence
2 15 (16.85%) FileNet
2 15 (16.85%) SharePoint
3 10 (11.24%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.87%) JBoss
5 5 (5.62%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (3.37%) Apache
6 3 (3.37%) CMS
7 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.25%) Umbraco
7 2 (2.25%) Lync
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.25%) ArcGIS
7 2 (2.25%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.12%) LiveCycle
8 1 (1.12%) Tuxedo
8 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.12%) IIS
8 1 (1.12%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.73%) GitHub
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.25%) SaaS
4 1 (1.12%) PaaS
4 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.98%) AMQP
2 8 (8.99%) HTTP
3 2 (2.25%) Internet
4 1 (1.12%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (35.96%) SQL Server
2 29 (32.58%) MongoDB
3 18 (20.22%) Relational Database
4 14 (15.73%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (15.73%) NoSQL
4 14 (15.73%) RDBMS
5 13 (14.61%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (6.74%) MySQL
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (4.49%) Firebird
7 4 (4.49%) InterBase
8 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.25%) MS Access
10 1 (1.12%) Jackrabbit
10 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.12%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 38 (42.70%) Jenkins
2 37 (41.57%) Subversion
3 26 (29.21%) JIRA
3 26 (29.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (20.22%) Maven
5 15 (16.85%) GitLab
6 14 (15.73%) Hudson
6 14 (15.73%) Selenium
7 10 (11.24%) TortoiseSVN
7 10 (11.24%) WebDriver
7 10 (11.24%) Bugzilla
8 7 (7.87%) JUnit
8 7 (7.87%) Visual Studio
8 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
9 4 (4.49%) Ant
9 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.37%) JMeter
10 3 (3.37%) NUnit
10 3 (3.37%) TestNG
10 3 (3.37%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (3.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.12%) Legal
2 1 (1.12%) Publishing
2 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (60.67%) Developer
2 24 (26.97%) Java Developer
3 7 (7.87%) Analyst
3 7 (7.87%) Tester
3 7 (7.87%) Software Engineer
3 7 (7.87%) Architect
3 7 (7.87%) Technical Architect
3 7 (7.87%) Senior Developer
4 6 (6.74%) Web Developer
4 6 (6.74%) Software Developer
4 6 (6.74%) .NET Developer
5 4 (4.49%) Lead Software Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.37%) Business Analyst
6 3 (3.37%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (3.37%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (3.37%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (3.37%) Automation Tester
7 2 (2.25%) iOS Developer
7 2 (2.25%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.70%) Spring
2 32 (35.96%) SOAP
3 28 (31.46%) Web Services
4 27 (30.34%) .NET
5 26 (29.21%) XML
6 23 (25.84%) REST
7 22 (24.72%) JSON
8 18 (20.22%) HTML
8 18 (20.22%) AngularJS
9 17 (19.10%) Hibernate
9 17 (19.10%) J2EE
10 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET
10 16 (17.98%) RabbitMQ
11 15 (16.85%) CSS
11 15 (16.85%) XSLT
11 15 (16.85%) JSF
12 14 (15.73%) Spring MVC
12 14 (15.73%) jQuery
12 14 (15.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (14.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (47.19%) Open Source
2 13 (14.61%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.74%) NHS
4 5 (5.62%) User Experience
5 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.37%) IVR
7 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.12%) New Media
8 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.12%) Social Network
8 1 (1.12%) Interactive TV
8 1 (1.12%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.12%) GIS
8 1 (1.12%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.12%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Windows
2 9 (10.11%) UNIX
3 5 (5.62%) Linux
4 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (92.13%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (82.02%) Scrum
3 43 (48.31%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (34.83%) MVC
5 23 (25.84%) DevOps
6 21 (23.60%) BDD
6 21 (23.60%) SOA
7 20 (22.47%) OO
8 16 (17.98%) Pair Programming
8 16 (17.98%) Release Management
9 15 (16.85%) Software Engineering
10 14 (15.73%) RUP
10 14 (15.73%) DSDM
10 14 (15.73%) Configuration Management
11 13 (14.61%) OOA/OOD
11 13 (14.61%) Kanban
12 12 (13.48%) Project Management
13 11 (12.36%) Test Scripting
14 10 (11.24%) Test Management
14 10 (11.24%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (55.06%) Java
2 25 (28.09%) SQL
3 22 (24.72%) C#
4 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.49%) Delphi
6 3 (3.37%) C++
6 3 (3.37%) Perl
6 3 (3.37%) Python
6 3 (3.37%) Ruby
6 3 (3.37%) Scala
7 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.25%) PHP
8 1 (1.12%) C
8 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 27 (30.34%) Security Cleared
2 23 (25.84%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.24%) ISEB
3 10 (11.24%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.73%) IBM
3 13 (14.61%) Twitter
4 6 (6.74%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle
5 3 (3.37%) Avaya
6 2 (2.25%) ILOG
6 2 (2.25%) HP
6 2 (2.25%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.12%) Splunk
7 1 (1.12%) Kofax
7 1 (1.12%) Perforce
7 1 (1.12%) Zend
7 1 (1.12%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.12%) Adobe
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago