The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Wales region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 7 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 13 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 16.05% 8.62% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.97% 11.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Average daily rate
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£488 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.25 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.76% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
62 44 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 76.54% 75.86% 69.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 22
Average daily rate £425 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £720 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.90 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
TDD
Wales

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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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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 +6 13 £488 +54.02% 2
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 51 (96.23%) Java
2 49 (92.45%) BDD
3 46 (86.79%) Scala
4 39 (73.58%) Play Framework
4 39 (73.58%) Web Services
5 38 (71.70%) Akka
6 36 (67.92%) OO
7 35 (66.04%) Process Management
7 35 (66.04%) Web Development
8 33 (62.26%) Batik
8 33 (62.26%) SVG
8 33 (62.26%) CouchDB
8 33 (62.26%) Amazon AWS
8 33 (62.26%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (26.42%) J2EE
11 12 (22.64%) Scrum
12 11 (20.75%) Spring
13 9 (16.98%) Pair Programming
13 9 (16.98%) .NET
14 8 (15.09%) MVC
14 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
14 8 (15.09%) Hibernate
15 6 (11.32%) Ajax
16 5 (9.43%) Extreme Programming
16 5 (9.43%) Spring MVC
16 5 (9.43%) jQuery
16 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
17 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
17 4 (7.55%) UML

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 33 (62.26%) Amazon AWS
1 33 (62.26%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (62.26%) CouchDB
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 32 (60.38%) Developer
2 25 (47.17%) Scala Developer
3 19 (35.85%) Architect
3 19 (35.85%) Java Developer
4 17 (32.08%) Java Architect
5 9 (16.98%) .NET Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Junior Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Junior Java Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Junior .NET Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Junior
6 6 (11.32%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Product Owner
7 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (1.89%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (1.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (73.58%) Play Framework
1 39 (73.58%) Web Services
2 38 (71.70%) Akka
3 33 (62.26%) Batik
3 33 (62.26%) SVG
4 14 (26.42%) J2EE
5 11 (20.75%) Spring
6 9 (16.98%) .NET
7 8 (15.09%) Hibernate
8 6 (11.32%) Ajax
9 5 (9.43%) Spring MVC
9 5 (9.43%) jQuery
10 4 (7.55%) HTML
10 4 (7.55%) CSS
10 4 (7.55%) JSON
10 4 (7.55%) HTML5
10 4 (7.55%) REST
11 3 (5.66%) EJB 3.0
11 3 (5.66%) JAX-WS
11 3 (5.66%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (92.45%) BDD
2 36 (67.92%) OO
3 35 (66.04%) Process Management
3 35 (66.04%) Web Development
4 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (22.64%) Scrum
6 9 (16.98%) Pair Programming
7 8 (15.09%) MVC
8 5 (9.43%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.55%) UML
9 4 (7.55%) RAD
10 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
10 3 (5.66%) Web Application Development
10 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.66%) SOA
11 2 (3.77%) DevOps
11 2 (3.77%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 51 (96.23%) Java
2 46 (86.79%) Scala
3 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.66%) XPath
4 3 (5.66%) SQL
5 1 (1.89%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) Ruby
5 1 (1.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Zend
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
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