The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 17 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +6
Contract jobs citing TDD 59 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.29% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.39% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
518 270 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.75% 64.29% 69.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 161 160
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -0.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £13.10 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.00 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
TDD
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +21 45 £450 - 9
West Wales - 36 £450 - 2
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 54 (81.82%) Java
2 49 (74.24%) BDD
3 44 (66.67%) Scala
4 34 (51.52%) OO
5 33 (50.00%) Web Services
6 29 (43.94%) Play Framework
7 28 (42.42%) Akka
8 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (36.36%) Web Development
9 24 (36.36%) Process Management
10 22 (33.33%) SVG
10 22 (33.33%) Batik
10 22 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (33.33%) CouchDB
10 22 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
11 21 (31.82%) Scrum
12 13 (19.70%) SQL
12 13 (19.70%) jQuery
13 12 (18.18%) .NET
13 12 (18.18%) J2EE
14 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 11 (16.67%) MVC
15 10 (15.15%) UNIX
15 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (15.15%) Spring
16 9 (13.64%) Hibernate
16 9 (13.64%) RESTful
16 9 (13.64%) MongoDB
16 9 (13.64%) REST
17 8 (12.12%) Elasticsearch

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (9.09%) CMS
3 5 (7.58%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.06%) Lync
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.52%) Node.js
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 22 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
1 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.33%) CouchDB
2 9 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.52%) MySQL
6 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Subversion
1 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.06%) Selenium
2 4 (6.06%) Maven
3 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.55%) Ant
3 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.55%) Jasmine
3 3 (4.55%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.55%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.03%) JBehave
4 2 (3.03%) JUnit
4 2 (3.03%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.52%) JIRA
5 1 (1.52%) Gradle
5 1 (1.52%) Calabash
5 1 (1.52%) Grunt
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.52%) eggPlant
General
1 6 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (65.15%) Developer
2 22 (33.33%) Scala Developer
3 14 (21.21%) Java Developer
4 13 (19.70%) Architect
5 10 (15.15%) Java Architect
6 8 (12.12%) .NET Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Perl Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Technical Architect
8 5 (7.58%) Junior Java Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Junior .NET Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Junior Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Business Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Junior
9 4 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Product Owner
10 3 (4.55%) Technical Developer
11 2 (3.03%) ScrumMaster
12 1 (1.52%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.00%) Web Services
2 29 (43.94%) Play Framework
3 28 (42.42%) Akka
4 22 (33.33%) SVG
4 22 (33.33%) Batik
5 13 (19.70%) jQuery
6 12 (18.18%) .NET
6 12 (18.18%) J2EE
7 10 (15.15%) Spring
8 9 (13.64%) Hibernate
8 9 (13.64%) RESTful
8 9 (13.64%) REST
9 8 (12.12%) Mojolicious
9 8 (12.12%) OAuth
10 7 (10.61%) HTML
10 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
11 6 (9.09%) CSS
11 6 (9.09%) SOAP
11 6 (9.09%) Ajax
12 5 (7.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Open Source
2 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) GIS
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) UNIX
2 3 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Android
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (74.24%) BDD
2 34 (51.52%) OO
3 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (36.36%) Web Development
4 24 (36.36%) Process Management
5 21 (31.82%) Scrum
6 11 (16.67%) MVC
7 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.61%) SOA
10 6 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (9.09%) Automated Testing
11 5 (7.58%) Pair Programming
11 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
11 5 (7.58%) CRM
11 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.58%) Extreme Programming
11 5 (7.58%) Migration
12 4 (6.06%) UML
12 4 (6.06%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 54 (81.82%) Java
2 44 (66.67%) Scala
3 13 (19.70%) SQL
4 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.12%) Perl
6 7 (10.61%) C#
7 5 (7.58%) Groovy
8 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.03%) Python
9 2 (3.03%) Ruby
10 1 (1.52%) XPath
10 1 (1.52%) PHP
10 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.52%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
1 3 (4.55%) MCSD
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.55%) Zend
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) FatWire
5 1 (1.52%) HP
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