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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 16 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing TDD 72 76 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.48% 9.52% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.89% 12.34% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 59 15
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£400 £450 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +53.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £303 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +63.01%
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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
661 616 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.86% 77.19% 72.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 394 218
Average daily rate £375 £375 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 12
Average hourly rate £15.13 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.30 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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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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 +1 63 £400 -11.11% 8
West Wales -10 5 £500 +11.11% 1
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TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 90 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (73.68%) Scrum
3 58 (61.05%) BDD
4 56 (58.95%) .NET
5 54 (56.84%) Java
6 44 (46.32%) SQL Server
7 38 (40.00%) C#
8 37 (38.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 36 (37.89%) Security Cleared
10 33 (34.74%) ASP.NET
10 33 (34.74%) MVC
11 32 (33.68%) .NET Framework
11 32 (33.68%) XML
12 31 (32.63%) Visual Studio
12 31 (32.63%) SC Cleared
12 31 (32.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 31 (32.63%) REST
13 29 (30.53%) SQL
14 28 (29.47%) SOAP
14 28 (29.47%) Web Services
15 26 (27.37%) Unit Testing
16 25 (26.32%) IIS
17 24 (25.26%) SQL Server 2008
18 23 (24.21%) Scala
19 22 (23.16%) Test Scripting
20 21 (22.11%) jQuery
20 21 (22.11%) Selenium
21 20 (21.05%) JMeter
22 17 (17.89%) Software Engineering
22 17 (17.89%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 25 (26.32%) IIS
2 11 (11.58%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (8.42%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.32%) JBoss
5 5 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.16%) Apache
6 3 (3.16%) ArcGIS
6 3 (3.16%) nginx
7 2 (2.11%) Confluence
7 2 (2.11%) ArcSDE
7 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.11%) WildFly
7 2 (2.11%) Node.js
8 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.05%) CMS
8 1 (1.05%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) SaaS
3 1 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (46.32%) SQL Server
2 24 (25.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (14.74%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.26%) MySQL
5 3 (3.16%) InterBase
5 3 (3.16%) Firebird
5 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.05%) MS Access
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.05%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 37 (38.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (32.63%) Visual Studio
3 21 (22.11%) Selenium
4 20 (21.05%) JMeter
5 13 (13.68%) Cucumber
6 12 (12.63%) SpecFlow
7 10 (10.53%) Subversion
8 9 (9.47%) Jenkins
8 9 (9.47%) Git (software)
9 8 (8.42%) JIRA
10 7 (7.37%) JUnit
10 7 (7.37%) WebDriver
11 6 (6.32%) Bugzilla
11 6 (6.32%) TestNG
12 3 (3.16%) QUnit
12 3 (3.16%) Jasmine
12 3 (3.16%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
13 1 (1.05%) Mercurial
13 1 (1.05%) NUnit
General
1 8 (8.42%) Legal
2 7 (7.37%) Back Office
3 1 (1.05%) Finance
3 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (64.21%) Developer
2 30 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 21 (22.11%) Tester
4 10 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.37%) Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) AWS Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Scala Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Test Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) SQL Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Perl Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.16%) Lead Software Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.16%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (58.95%) .NET
2 33 (34.74%) ASP.NET
3 32 (33.68%) XML
3 32 (33.68%) .NET Framework
4 31 (32.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (32.63%) REST
5 28 (29.47%) SOAP
5 28 (29.47%) Web Services
6 21 (22.11%) jQuery
7 14 (14.74%) RESTful
8 12 (12.63%) Mojolicious
9 11 (11.58%) OAuth
10 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (8.42%) JSON
11 8 (8.42%) HTML
11 8 (8.42%) CSS
12 7 (7.37%) HTML5
12 7 (7.37%) CSS3
13 5 (5.26%) Java EE
13 5 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) User Experience
2 9 (9.47%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.16%) NHS
3 3 (3.16%) IVR
3 3 (3.16%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.11%) GIS
4 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.05%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.63%) UNIX
2 7 (7.37%) Linux
3 5 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.05%) CentOS
4 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (73.68%) Scrum
3 58 (61.05%) BDD
4 33 (34.74%) MVC
5 26 (27.37%) Unit Testing
6 22 (23.16%) Test Scripting
7 17 (17.89%) Software Engineering
8 15 (15.79%) OO
9 14 (14.74%) Regression Testing
10 13 (13.68%) Test-First Development
11 11 (11.58%) Open Source
12 9 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (7.37%) Load Testing
14 6 (6.32%) Test Management
14 6 (6.32%) Automation Testing
15 4 (4.21%) DevOps
15 4 (4.21%) Mentoring
15 4 (4.21%) Project Management
15 4 (4.21%) CRM
16 3 (3.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 54 (56.84%) Java
2 38 (40.00%) C#
3 29 (30.53%) SQL
4 23 (24.21%) Scala
5 15 (15.79%) Perl
6 11 (11.58%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.16%) PHP
7 3 (3.16%) Delphi
7 3 (3.16%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.11%) Python
8 2 (2.11%) Ruby
8 2 (2.11%) C++
9 1 (1.05%) C
9 1 (1.05%) Groovy
9 1 (1.05%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 36 (37.89%) Security Cleared
2 31 (32.63%) SC Cleared
3 14 (14.74%) ISEB
4 3 (3.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.21%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Puppet
1 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.05%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.37%) Oracle
3 3 (3.16%) Google
3 3 (3.16%) Avaya
4 2 (2.11%) Mapinfo
4 2 (2.11%) ESRI
4 2 (2.11%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
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