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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 1.46% 8.45% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 10.17% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£300 £500 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +57.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +118.46%
TDD
Wales

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
106 59 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 77.37% 83.10% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 33 26
Average daily rate £425 £450 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £377 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.85 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Swansea -8 1 £300 -40.00%
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) Scala
4 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) J2EE
5 4 (40.00%) JBoss
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (20.00%) WildFly
8 1 (10.00%) User Stories
8 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (10.00%) Moq
8 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
8 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
8 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
8 1 (10.00%) NUnit

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 4 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (10.00%) Moq
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Scala Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Performance Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Security Tester
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) RAD
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Scala
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle