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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 33 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 25.38% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 33 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
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 £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
106 20 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 81.54% 54.05% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 10 18
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Swansea - 33 £450 - 3
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 33 (91.67%) Java
1 33 (91.67%) BDD
2 32 (88.89%) Scala
3 26 (72.22%) Play Framework
4 25 (69.44%) Akka
5 23 (63.89%) Web Services
5 23 (63.89%) OO
6 22 (61.11%) Process Management
6 22 (61.11%) Web Development
7 20 (55.56%) CouchDB
7 20 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (55.56%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (55.56%) Batik
7 20 (55.56%) SVG
8 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (27.78%) J2EE
10 9 (25.00%) Scrum
11 8 (22.22%) Spring
11 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 8 (22.22%) Hibernate
11 8 (22.22%) MVC
12 6 (16.67%) Ajax
13 5 (13.89%) Extreme Programming
13 5 (13.89%) Pair Programming
13 5 (13.89%) Spring MVC
13 5 (13.89%) jQuery
13 5 (13.89%) .NET
13 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
13 5 (13.89%) REST
14 4 (11.11%) Open Source

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (55.56%) Cloud Computing
1 20 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) CouchDB
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 20 (55.56%) Scala Developer
3 12 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 11 (30.56%) Architect
5 9 (25.00%) Java Architect
6 6 (16.67%) Technical Architect
7 5 (13.89%) Junior
7 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Junior Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Junior Java Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Junior .NET Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Technical Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Product Owner
10 1 (2.78%) ScrumMaster
10 1 (2.78%) Agile Project Manager
10 1 (2.78%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (72.22%) Play Framework
2 25 (69.44%) Akka
3 23 (63.89%) Web Services
4 20 (55.56%) SVG
4 20 (55.56%) Batik
5 10 (27.78%) J2EE
6 8 (22.22%) Hibernate
6 8 (22.22%) Spring
7 6 (16.67%) Ajax
8 5 (13.89%) .NET
8 5 (13.89%) Spring MVC
8 5 (13.89%) jQuery
8 5 (13.89%) REST
9 4 (11.11%) HTML5
9 4 (11.11%) JSON
9 4 (11.11%) HTML
9 4 (11.11%) CSS
10 2 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (5.56%) Django
11 1 (2.78%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) BDD
2 23 (63.89%) OO
3 22 (61.11%) Process Management
3 22 (61.11%) Web Development
4 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (25.00%) Scrum
6 8 (22.22%) MVC
7 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.89%) Extreme Programming
7 5 (13.89%) Pair Programming
8 3 (8.33%) SOA
8 3 (8.33%) UML
9 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.56%) RAD
9 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Kanban
9 2 (5.56%) Product Management
9 2 (5.56%) Software Architecture
9 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) Java
2 32 (88.89%) Scala
3 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) Groovy
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Zend