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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 30 45 23
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Contract jobs citing TDD 42 6 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.11% 1.18% 6.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.08% 1.70% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £339 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -15.38%
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
520 353 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 75.69% 69.35% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 190 216
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -11.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +12 32 £350 -12.50% 7
West Wales +4 5 £513 +34.42%
North Wales - - - - 2
Mid Wales - - - -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 103 (90.35%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (78.95%) Scrum
3 69 (60.53%) Java
4 54 (47.37%) Open Source
5 51 (44.74%) Jenkins
6 49 (42.98%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (42.98%) Spring
7 47 (41.23%) Subversion
8 44 (38.60%) Security Cleared
8 44 (38.60%) SQL Server
8 44 (38.60%) SOAP
8 44 (38.60%) Web Services
9 41 (35.96%) XML
9 41 (35.96%) SC Cleared
10 40 (35.09%) BDD
11 38 (33.33%) MongoDB
11 38 (33.33%) MVC
12 37 (32.46%) JIRA
13 36 (31.58%) C#
14 35 (30.70%) .NET
14 35 (30.70%) Team Foundation Server
15 33 (28.95%) REST
16 31 (27.19%) Microsoft
17 30 (26.32%) Maven
18 28 (24.56%) SQL
18 28 (24.56%) OO
19 27 (23.68%) DevOps
20 26 (22.81%) AngularJS
20 26 (22.81%) J2EE
21 25 (21.93%) HTML

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (21.93%) SharePoint
2 21 (18.42%) FileNet
3 20 (17.54%) Confluence
4 7 (6.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (6.14%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.14%) JBoss
5 5 (4.39%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.39%) CMS
6 4 (3.51%) ArcGIS
7 3 (2.63%) Apache
7 3 (2.63%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.75%) Lync
8 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.75%) Tuxedo
8 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.88%) Mule
9 1 (0.88%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.28%) GitHub
2 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.75%) SaaS
4 1 (0.88%) PaaS
4 1 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.04%) AMQP
2 9 (7.89%) HTTP
3 2 (1.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 38 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 19 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 16 (14.04%) Relational Database
5 14 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (10.53%) RDBMS
7 10 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (3.51%) MS Access
12 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.75%) MySQL
14 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.88%) InterBase
14 1 (0.88%) Firebird
14 1 (0.88%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 51 (44.74%) Jenkins
2 47 (41.23%) Subversion
3 37 (32.46%) JIRA
4 35 (30.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (26.32%) Maven
6 24 (21.05%) Selenium
7 21 (18.42%) Hudson
8 18 (15.79%) WebDriver
9 16 (14.04%) TortoiseSVN
9 16 (14.04%) Bugzilla
10 15 (13.16%) GitLab
11 13 (11.40%) JUnit
12 12 (10.53%) Visual Studio
13 10 (8.77%) Ant
13 10 (8.77%) TestNG
14 9 (7.89%) JMeter
15 7 (6.14%) Git (software)
15 7 (6.14%) Cucumber
16 4 (3.51%) Eclipse
17 2 (1.75%) NUnit
General
1 5 (4.39%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) Legal
2 1 (0.88%) Publishing
2 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 69 (60.53%) Developer
2 32 (28.07%) Java Developer
3 12 (10.53%) Tester
4 11 (9.65%) Analyst
5 10 (8.77%) .NET Developer
6 9 (7.89%) Architect
6 9 (7.89%) Technical Architect
6 9 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.51%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Perl Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Java Architect
11 3 (2.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (42.98%) Spring
2 44 (38.60%) Web Services
2 44 (38.60%) SOAP
3 41 (35.96%) XML
4 35 (30.70%) .NET
5 33 (28.95%) REST
6 26 (22.81%) AngularJS
6 26 (22.81%) J2EE
7 25 (21.93%) HTML
7 25 (21.93%) Hibernate
8 24 (21.05%) JSF
8 24 (21.05%) XSLT
9 22 (19.30%) JSON
10 21 (18.42%) .NET Framework
10 21 (18.42%) ASP.NET
11 20 (17.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (16.67%) CSS
13 17 (14.91%) jQuery
14 16 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (14.04%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (47.37%) Open Source
2 13 (11.40%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.39%) User Experience
4 3 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.63%) NHS
4 3 (2.63%) GIS
4 3 (2.63%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.75%) iSeries
5 2 (1.75%) AS400
5 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Social Network
6 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.88%) New Media
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.88%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.65%) UNIX
2 10 (8.77%) Windows
3 3 (2.63%) Linux
3 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (90.35%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (78.95%) Scrum
3 49 (42.98%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (35.09%) BDD
5 38 (33.33%) MVC
6 28 (24.56%) OO
7 27 (23.68%) DevOps
8 22 (19.30%) Release Management
8 22 (19.30%) Configuration Management
9 21 (18.42%) Pair Programming
9 21 (18.42%) Kanban
10 20 (17.54%) RUP
10 20 (17.54%) DSDM
11 19 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
12 18 (15.79%) SOA
12 18 (15.79%) Software Engineering
13 17 (14.91%) Test Scripting
14 16 (14.04%) Load Testing
14 16 (14.04%) Test Management
14 16 (14.04%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (60.53%) Java
2 36 (31.58%) C#
3 28 (24.56%) SQL
4 15 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.89%) Scala
6 7 (6.14%) Ruby
7 5 (4.39%) Perl
8 4 (3.51%) Python
9 3 (2.63%) XPath
9 3 (2.63%) PHP
10 2 (1.75%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.88%) Groovy
11 1 (0.88%) C
11 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.88%) C++
11 1 (0.88%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 44 (38.60%) Security Cleared
2 41 (35.96%) SC Cleared
3 16 (14.04%) ISEB
3 16 (14.04%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (14.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (27.19%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.30%) IBM
3 19 (16.67%) Twitter
4 9 (7.89%) Oracle
5 7 (6.14%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.75%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.75%) HP
6 2 (1.75%) Informatica
6 2 (1.75%) ILOG
7 1 (0.88%) Kofax
7 1 (0.88%) Perforce
7 1 (0.88%) Zend
7 1 (0.88%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe
7 1 (0.88%) Splunk
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