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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 23 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Contract jobs citing TDD 59 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.36% 2.19% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.80% 3.07% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 4
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£420 £321 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.94% +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £349 £311
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 £65.25 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+100.76% -13.33%
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
500 423 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 70.82% 71.21% 67.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 285 241
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 7
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £10.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £21.15 £52.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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 +21 44 £418 +26.03% 9
West Wales +1 7 £513 +66.93% 1
North Wales - - - - 1
Mid Wales - - - -
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 113 (80.71%) Java
2 108 (77.14%) BDD
3 73 (52.14%) Web Services
4 59 (42.14%) Scala
5 55 (39.29%) Scrum
5 55 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (37.14%) OO
7 44 (31.43%) Subversion
8 42 (30.00%) Security Cleared
9 40 (28.57%) Selenium
9 40 (28.57%) SQL
10 39 (27.86%) .NET
11 37 (26.43%) XML
12 36 (25.71%) SC Cleared
12 36 (25.71%) Play Framework
13 35 (25.00%) Akka
13 35 (25.00%) JUnit
14 34 (24.29%) C#
15 32 (22.86%) Spring
15 32 (22.86%) Process Management
15 32 (22.86%) Web Development
16 31 (22.14%) Batik
16 31 (22.14%) Cloud Computing
16 31 (22.14%) CouchDB
16 31 (22.14%) Amazon AWS
16 31 (22.14%) SVG
17 27 (19.29%) SharePoint
17 27 (19.29%) Team Foundation Server
18 26 (18.57%) XSLT
19 25 (17.86%) Jenkins

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 27 (19.29%) SharePoint
2 20 (14.29%) FileNet
3 16 (11.43%) WebSphere
4 10 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (7.14%) CMS
5 9 (6.43%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.57%) Lync
6 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.57%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.57%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.86%) Confluence
8 1 (0.71%) Node.js
8 1 (0.71%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 31 (22.14%) Cloud Computing
1 31 (22.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.86%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.86%) HTTP
2 2 (1.43%) SSL
2 2 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.14%) CouchDB
2 19 (13.57%) MongoDB
3 17 (12.14%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.43%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.71%) MS Access
9 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (31.43%) Subversion
2 40 (28.57%) Selenium
3 35 (25.00%) JUnit
4 27 (19.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (17.86%) Jenkins
6 24 (17.14%) Maven
7 23 (16.43%) JIRA
8 20 (14.29%) WebDriver
8 20 (14.29%) Ant
9 17 (12.14%) TestNG
10 16 (11.43%) JMeter
10 16 (11.43%) Bugzilla
10 16 (11.43%) TortoiseSVN
11 11 (7.86%) Git (software)
12 7 (5.00%) Visual Studio
12 7 (5.00%) Cucumber
12 7 (5.00%) Hudson
13 4 (2.86%) Mercurial
13 4 (2.86%) Jasmine
13 4 (2.86%) Apache Ivy
General
1 13 (9.29%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 81 (57.86%) Developer
2 39 (27.86%) Java Developer
3 21 (15.00%) Scala Developer
4 19 (13.57%) Architect
5 17 (12.14%) .NET Developer
6 16 (11.43%) Java Architect
7 12 (8.57%) Perl Developer
7 12 (8.57%) Analyst
8 9 (6.43%) Tester
8 9 (6.43%) Junior
8 9 (6.43%) Junior Developer
8 9 (6.43%) Junior Java Developer
8 9 (6.43%) Junior .NET Developer
9 7 (5.00%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.29%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.57%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.86%) Test Engineer
12 4 (2.86%) Automation Tester
13 3 (2.14%) Automation Analyst
13 3 (2.14%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (52.14%) Web Services
2 39 (27.86%) .NET
3 37 (26.43%) XML
4 36 (25.71%) Play Framework
5 35 (25.00%) Akka
6 32 (22.86%) Spring
7 31 (22.14%) Batik
7 31 (22.14%) SVG
8 26 (18.57%) XSLT
9 23 (16.43%) .NET Framework
9 23 (16.43%) REST
10 20 (14.29%) jQuery
11 19 (13.57%) Java SE
11 19 (13.57%) HTML
11 19 (13.57%) SOAP
12 18 (12.86%) J2EE
13 16 (11.43%) ASP.NET
13 16 (11.43%) Struts
13 16 (11.43%) MyBatis
14 15 (10.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.14%) Open Source
2 14 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.29%) GIS
4 2 (1.43%) AS400
4 2 (1.43%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.43%) iSeries
4 2 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.71%) W3C
5 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.29%) UNIX
2 4 (2.86%) Windows
3 3 (2.14%) Linux
4 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (77.14%) BDD
2 55 (39.29%) Scrum
2 55 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (37.14%) OO
4 32 (22.86%) Process Management
4 32 (22.86%) Web Development
5 21 (15.00%) Kanban
5 21 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 19 (13.57%) Automated Testing
8 18 (12.86%) MVC
8 18 (12.86%) Test Management
8 18 (12.86%) Automation Testing
9 17 (12.14%) Load Testing
9 17 (12.14%) Software Testing
10 16 (11.43%) Software Engineering
11 15 (10.71%) Configuration Management
12 13 (9.29%) SOA
12 13 (9.29%) Pair Programming
13 11 (7.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 113 (80.71%) Java
2 59 (42.14%) Scala
3 40 (28.57%) SQL
4 34 (24.29%) C#
5 12 (8.57%) Perl
6 11 (7.86%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.29%) Groovy
8 5 (3.57%) Ruby
8 5 (3.57%) XPath
9 3 (2.14%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.43%) Python
10 2 (1.43%) XQuery
10 2 (1.43%) PHP
11 1 (0.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 16 (11.43%) ISEB
3 16 (11.43%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.14%) MCSD
5 1 (0.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (13.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (15.71%) IBM
2 15 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 10 (7.14%) Oracle
4 4 (2.86%) Twitter
5 2 (1.43%) HP
5 2 (1.43%) Informatica
6 1 (0.71%) Zend
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