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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
UK / Wales
Rank 33 23 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing TDD 29 67 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.31% 9.78% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% 11.13% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 49 11
Median daily rate £419 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £452 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £68.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +110.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%

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
546 602 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 81.13% 87.88% 74.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 430 292
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £13.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -9 25 £438 +16.66% 7
North Wales - 2 £363 - 1
West Wales - 1 £413 - 2
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 106 (89.83%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (64.41%) BDD
3 68 (57.63%) Java
4 66 (55.93%) Scrum
5 33 (27.97%) Software Engineering
5 33 (27.97%) Kanban
6 28 (23.73%) DevOps
7 26 (22.03%) Scala
8 25 (21.19%) RESTful
9 24 (20.34%) Relational Database
10 22 (18.64%) Python
11 21 (17.80%) HTML
12 20 (16.95%) CSS
12 20 (16.95%) Elasticsearch
12 20 (16.95%) Open Source
13 19 (16.10%) OO
13 19 (16.10%) Security Cleared
13 19 (16.10%) JSON
14 18 (15.25%) NoSQL
15 17 (14.41%) Web Development
15 17 (14.41%) OWASP
15 17 (14.41%) HTTP
15 17 (14.41%) JavaScript
16 16 (13.56%) JIRA
16 16 (13.56%) Jenkins
16 16 (13.56%) Secure Coding
17 15 (12.71%) Low Latency
17 15 (12.71%) REST
18 14 (11.86%) SC Cleared
19 13 (11.02%) Web Services

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 20 (16.95%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.08%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.24%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.54%) Confluence
5 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.63%) PaaS
2 8 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.41%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.34%) Relational Database
2 18 (15.25%) NoSQL
3 12 (10.17%) Hadoop
4 10 (8.47%) Big Data
4 10 (8.47%) MongoDB
5 9 (7.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.54%) MySQL
6 3 (2.54%) Neo4j
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.69%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.85%) HBase
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Jenkins
1 16 (13.56%) JIRA
2 11 (9.32%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.47%) JIRA Agile
4 6 (5.08%) Selenium
5 5 (4.24%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.24%) JUnit
5 5 (4.24%) NUnit
6 3 (2.54%) Grunt
6 3 (2.54%) gulp
6 3 (2.54%) Protractor
6 3 (2.54%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.69%) DbUnit
7 2 (1.69%) JBehave
7 2 (1.69%) jMock
7 2 (1.69%) Maven
7 2 (1.69%) Mockito
7 2 (1.69%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.85%) MSTest
General
1 6 (5.08%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Marketing
3 3 (2.54%) Electronics
3 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (71.19%) Developer
2 42 (35.59%) Java Developer
3 20 (16.95%) Agile Developer
4 19 (16.10%) Agile Java Developer
5 15 (12.71%) Scala Developer
5 15 (12.71%) Senior Developer
6 14 (11.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (11.02%) Scrum Master
8 11 (9.32%) Agile Scrum Master
8 11 (9.32%) Software Engineer
9 10 (8.47%) Agile Coach
10 7 (5.93%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (5.08%) Elasticsearch Developer
11 6 (5.08%) Java Engineer
12 5 (4.24%) Architect
13 4 (3.39%) Angular Developer
13 4 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
13 4 (3.39%) Java Software Engineer
13 4 (3.39%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.19%) RESTful
2 21 (17.80%) HTML
3 20 (16.95%) CSS
4 19 (16.10%) JSON
5 15 (12.71%) REST
6 13 (11.02%) AngularJS
6 13 (11.02%) Web Services
7 11 (9.32%) Node.js
8 10 (8.47%) Velocity
9 9 (7.63%) CSS3
9 9 (7.63%) HTML5
10 8 (6.78%) .NET
10 8 (6.78%) jQuery
11 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (4.24%) Swagger
13 4 (3.39%) J2EE
13 4 (3.39%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (3.39%) NHibernate
13 4 (3.39%) Spring
13 4 (3.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.78%) Virtual Team
2 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.39%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.69%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Blog
6 1 (0.85%) Fintech
6 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.63%) Linux
2 3 (2.54%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (89.83%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (64.41%) BDD
3 66 (55.93%) Scrum
4 33 (27.97%) Kanban
4 33 (27.97%) Software Engineering
5 28 (23.73%) DevOps
6 20 (16.95%) Open Source
7 19 (16.10%) OO
8 17 (14.41%) OWASP
8 17 (14.41%) Web Development
9 16 (13.56%) Secure Coding
10 15 (12.71%) Low Latency
11 12 (10.17%) Coaching
11 12 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (10.17%) Waterfall
12 11 (9.32%) API Design
13 10 (8.47%) Automated Testing
13 10 (8.47%) High Availability
13 10 (8.47%) Software Testing
14 9 (7.63%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 68 (57.63%) Java
2 26 (22.03%) Scala
3 22 (18.64%) Python
4 17 (14.41%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.78%) Go
6 7 (5.93%) C#
6 7 (5.93%) Ruby
7 5 (4.24%) SQL
8 3 (2.54%) PHP
9 2 (1.69%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (16.10%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) WAI
2 1 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) HDFS
2 1 (0.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (7.63%) Oracle
2 7 (5.93%) Cloudera
2 7 (5.93%) SAP
3 4 (3.39%) Teradata
4 3 (2.54%) HP
5 2 (1.69%) Zend
6 1 (0.85%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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