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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 9 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing TDD 75 77 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.00% 8.92% 9.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.56% 10.95% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 62 35
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £530 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
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
515 703 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 82.40% 81.46% 80.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 515 424
Median daily rate £408 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -26.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.50 £40.00 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 64 £475 +11.76% 19
West Wales +8 10 £500 +66.66% 2
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 96 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (58.47%) BDD
3 50 (42.37%) Java
4 47 (39.83%) Scrum
5 42 (35.59%) JavaScript
6 39 (33.05%) Selenium
7 33 (27.97%) Web Development
8 32 (27.12%) CSS
9 31 (26.27%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (25.42%) Cucumber
10 30 (25.42%) HTML
11 27 (22.88%) Test Automation
12 26 (22.03%) jQuery
13 24 (20.34%) Security Cleared
14 23 (19.49%) Unit Testing
15 22 (18.64%) Software Engineering
16 21 (17.80%) Git (software)
17 20 (16.95%) .NET
18 19 (16.10%) C#
18 19 (16.10%) JIRA
18 19 (16.10%) Kanban
18 19 (16.10%) DevOps
19 18 (15.25%) SpecFlow
19 18 (15.25%) Jenkins
20 17 (14.41%) AngularJS
20 17 (14.41%) SC Cleared
20 17 (14.41%) REST
20 17 (14.41%) SQL Server
20 17 (14.41%) MVC
21 16 (13.56%) QA

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 5 (4.24%) Confluence
2 4 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.54%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.54%) FileNet
3 3 (2.54%) LiveCycle
4 2 (1.69%) CMS
4 2 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.69%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.86%) PaaS
3 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (6.78%) SaaS
5 3 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.85%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.17%) HTTP
2 3 (2.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.56%) NoSQL
3 12 (10.17%) MongoDB
4 11 (9.32%) Couchbase
4 11 (9.32%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (9.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.08%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.85%) Big Data
8 1 (0.85%) MySQL
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (33.05%) Selenium
2 30 (25.42%) Cucumber
3 21 (17.80%) Git (software)
4 19 (16.10%) JIRA
5 18 (15.25%) Jenkins
5 18 (15.25%) SpecFlow
6 13 (11.02%) Visual Studio
7 12 (10.17%) Mercurial
8 11 (9.32%) Subversion
9 10 (8.47%) JIRA Agile
10 9 (7.63%) MbUnit
10 9 (7.63%) MSTest
10 9 (7.63%) NUnit
11 7 (5.93%) TeamCity
11 7 (5.93%) WebDriver
12 5 (4.24%) Bazaar
13 3 (2.54%) Hudson
13 3 (2.54%) Jasmine
13 3 (2.54%) Maven
13 3 (2.54%) Mocha
General
1 10 (8.47%) Finance
1 10 (8.47%) Publishing
2 7 (5.93%) Legal
3 3 (2.54%) Electronics
3 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.54%) Marketing
3 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 64 (54.24%) Developer
2 24 (20.34%) Java Developer
3 14 (11.86%) .NET Developer
4 13 (11.02%) Analyst
4 13 (11.02%) Architect
4 13 (11.02%) Scrum Master
5 11 (9.32%) Agile Scrum Master
5 11 (9.32%) QA Analyst
5 11 (9.32%) Technical Architect
6 10 (8.47%) Agile Coach
7 9 (7.63%) Perl Developer
8 8 (6.78%) Agile Developer
9 7 (5.93%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (5.08%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.24%) Perl Web Developer
11 5 (4.24%) Quality Analyst
11 5 (4.24%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.24%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.12%) CSS
2 30 (25.42%) HTML
3 26 (22.03%) jQuery
4 20 (16.95%) .NET
5 17 (14.41%) AngularJS
5 17 (14.41%) REST
6 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (12.71%) KnockoutJS
8 13 (11.02%) CSS3
8 13 (11.02%) HTML5
8 13 (11.02%) JSON
8 13 (11.02%) WCF
9 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET
9 12 (10.17%) RESTful
10 10 (8.47%) Velocity
11 9 (7.63%) XML
12 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (5.93%) Gherkin
12 7 (5.93%) SOAP
12 7 (5.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.78%) Virtual Team
2 6 (5.08%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.54%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.02%) Unix
2 5 (4.24%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (58.47%) BDD
3 47 (39.83%) Scrum
4 33 (27.97%) Web Development
5 31 (26.27%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (22.88%) Test Automation
7 23 (19.49%) Unit Testing
8 22 (18.64%) Software Engineering
9 19 (16.10%) DevOps
9 19 (16.10%) Kanban
10 17 (14.41%) MVC
11 15 (12.71%) OO
12 14 (11.86%) User Stories
13 13 (11.02%) Configuration Management
13 13 (11.02%) OWASP
13 13 (11.02%) Performance Testing
14 12 (10.17%) Coaching
14 12 (10.17%) Open Source
15 11 (9.32%) API Testing
16 10 (8.47%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 50 (42.37%) Java
2 42 (35.59%) JavaScript
3 19 (16.10%) C#
4 14 (11.86%) Perl
5 13 (11.02%) TypeScript
6 12 (10.17%) Python
6 12 (10.17%) Scala
7 7 (5.93%) SQL
8 6 (5.08%) PHP
9 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.85%) Go
11 1 (0.85%) R
11 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.41%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.69%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) ISEB
4 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.56%) QA
2 8 (6.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.85%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (5.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (7.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle
3 3 (2.54%) Adobe
3 3 (2.54%) ILOG
3 3 (2.54%) SAP
3 3 (2.54%) Splunk
4 2 (1.69%) Alterian
4 2 (1.69%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.69%) Google
4 2 (1.69%) HP
4 2 (1.69%) Sitecore
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