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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 15 15 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 +27
Contract jobs citing TDD 70 68 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.14% 9.47% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.05% 12.55% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 61 0
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£400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
581 542 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 75.85% 75.49% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 347 172
Average daily rate £365 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 9
Average hourly rate £18.90 £25.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £12.40 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
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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 +2 56 £394 -12.50% 5
West Wales -7 12 £450 -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 78 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (76.19%) Scrum
3 52 (61.90%) Java
4 48 (57.14%) .NET
5 44 (52.38%) BDD
6 37 (44.05%) SQL Server
7 31 (36.90%) Security Cleared
7 31 (36.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (33.33%) C#
9 26 (30.95%) XML
10 25 (29.76%) SC Cleared
11 24 (28.57%) ASP.NET
11 24 (28.57%) MVC
12 23 (27.38%) .NET Framework
13 22 (26.19%) Test Scripting
13 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (26.19%) Web Services
14 21 (25.00%) Selenium
15 20 (23.81%) REST
15 20 (23.81%) JMeter
15 20 (23.81%) SOAP
15 20 (23.81%) Visual Studio
15 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
16 19 (22.62%) SQL
16 19 (22.62%) jQuery
17 18 (21.43%) Unit Testing
17 18 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
18 16 (19.05%) Scala
19 15 (17.86%) IIS
20 14 (16.67%) ISEB

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (17.86%) IIS
2 9 (10.71%) JBoss
2 9 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (5.95%) Apache
6 3 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.57%) ArcGIS
6 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.57%) Node.js
7 2 (2.38%) WildFly
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.38%) ArcSDE
7 2 (2.38%) nginx
7 2 (2.38%) Confluence
7 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.19%) CMS
8 1 (1.19%) Zope
8 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.19%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (44.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.14%) MySQL
5 4 (4.76%) InterBase
5 4 (4.76%) Firebird
6 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.19%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (1.19%) MS Access
8 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.19%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 31 (36.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (25.00%) Selenium
3 20 (23.81%) Visual Studio
3 20 (23.81%) JMeter
4 13 (15.48%) Cucumber
5 12 (14.29%) SpecFlow
6 11 (13.10%) Subversion
7 8 (9.52%) JIRA
7 8 (9.52%) JUnit
8 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
8 7 (8.33%) WebDriver
9 6 (7.14%) TestNG
9 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
9 6 (7.14%) Bugzilla
10 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.57%) QUnit
10 3 (3.57%) Jasmine
10 3 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (1.19%) DbUnit
11 1 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (5.95%) Legal
2 2 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (1.19%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (58.33%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 20 (23.81%) Tester
4 10 (11.90%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Perl Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Scala Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Automation Tester
7 4 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.57%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Lead Software Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.57%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (57.14%) .NET
2 26 (30.95%) XML
3 24 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 23 (27.38%) .NET Framework
5 22 (26.19%) Web Services
5 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (23.81%) REST
6 20 (23.81%) SOAP
7 19 (22.62%) jQuery
8 10 (11.90%) RESTful
8 10 (11.90%) HTML
8 10 (11.90%) CSS
9 8 (9.52%) JSON
9 8 (9.52%) Mojolicious
10 7 (8.33%) CSS3
10 7 (8.33%) HTML5
10 7 (8.33%) OAuth
11 6 (7.14%) Java EE
12 5 (5.95%) WCF
12 5 (5.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Client/Server
1 10 (11.90%) Open Source
2 7 (8.33%) User Experience
3 5 (5.95%) NHS
4 3 (3.57%) IVR
4 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) GIS
6 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) UNIX
2 6 (7.14%) Linux
3 5 (5.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (76.19%) Scrum
3 44 (52.38%) BDD
4 24 (28.57%) MVC
5 22 (26.19%) Test Scripting
6 18 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 14 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 14 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 13 (15.48%) Test-First Development
9 12 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (13.10%) OO
11 7 (8.33%) Load Testing
12 6 (7.14%) Test Management
12 6 (7.14%) Automation Testing
13 5 (5.95%) SOA
14 4 (4.76%) CRM
14 4 (4.76%) Project Management
14 4 (4.76%) Kanban
15 3 (3.57%) Data Visualisation
15 3 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 52 (61.90%) Java
2 28 (33.33%) C#
3 19 (22.62%) SQL
4 16 (19.05%) Scala
5 13 (15.48%) JavaScript
6 11 (13.10%) Perl
7 4 (4.76%) Delphi
8 3 (3.57%) C++
8 3 (3.57%) PHP
8 3 (3.57%) Python
9 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.38%) C
10 1 (1.19%) Ruby
10 1 (1.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 31 (36.90%) Security Cleared
2 25 (29.76%) SC Cleared
3 14 (16.67%) ISEB
4 4 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (3.57%) Google
3 3 (3.57%) Avaya
4 2 (2.38%) Mapinfo
4 2 (2.38%) ESRI
4 2 (2.38%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.19%) Zend
5 1 (1.19%) Perforce
5 1 (1.19%) ILOG
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