The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Wales / West Wales
Rank 24 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 1.08% - 6.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% - 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £413 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
68 23 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 73.12% 92.00% 85.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 17 25
Median daily rate £425 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Wales region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the West Wales region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

TDD
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Swansea - 1 £413 - 2
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 West Wales region with a requirement for TDD.

1 11 (84.62%) Scrum
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) JIRA
3 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) BDD
3 9 (69.23%) Coaching
4 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) JIRA Agile
4 8 (61.54%) Velocity
4 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Virtual Team
5 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
6 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (23.08%) DevOps
8 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 2 (15.38%) Microservices
8 2 (15.38%) RESTful
9 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (7.69%) JBehave
9 1 (7.69%) Open Source
9 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
9 1 (7.69%) REST
9 1 (7.69%) High Availability
9 1 (7.69%) Web Development
9 1 (7.69%) JSON
9 1 (7.69%) QA
9 1 (7.69%) Blog
9 1 (7.69%) Selenium

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) JIRA
2 8 (61.54%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) JBehave
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Scrum Master
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Scrum Master
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Coach
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Velocity
2 2 (15.38%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Dropwizard
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) Scrum
2 9 (69.23%) BDD
2 9 (69.23%) Coaching
3 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
5 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) DevOps
7 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (15.38%) Microservices
8 1 (7.69%) API Development
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.69%) High Availability
8 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
8 1 (7.69%) Open Source
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA