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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 22 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 2.41% 8.20% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 11.11% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£315 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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
63 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 75.90% 73.77% 54.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 9
Average daily rate £388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £90.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +313.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 - - - -
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (82.61%) Scrum
2 19 (82.61%) Java
3 17 (73.91%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (69.57%) JSON
4 16 (69.57%) Spring
4 16 (69.57%) REST
5 15 (65.22%) Jenkins
5 15 (65.22%) Relational Database
5 15 (65.22%) GitLab
5 15 (65.22%) SOAP
5 15 (65.22%) AMQP
6 14 (60.87%) MVC
6 14 (60.87%) SOA
6 14 (60.87%) GitHub
6 14 (60.87%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (60.87%) Open Source
7 13 (56.52%) Spring MVC
8 12 (52.17%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (52.17%) RDBMS
8 12 (52.17%) MongoDB
9 10 (43.48%) Windows
9 10 (43.48%) SQL
10 8 (34.78%) Web Services
10 8 (34.78%) UNIX
11 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
12 6 (26.09%) HTTP
12 6 (26.09%) DevOps
13 5 (21.74%) Apache Camel
14 4 (17.39%) Selenium

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) AMQP
2 6 (26.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) Relational Database
2 12 (52.17%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (52.17%) RDBMS
2 12 (52.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) InterBase
3 2 (8.70%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Jenkins
1 15 (65.22%) GitLab
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium
3 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.35%) Maven
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Scala Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) JSON
1 16 (69.57%) Spring
1 16 (69.57%) REST
2 15 (65.22%) SOAP
3 14 (60.87%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (56.52%) Spring MVC
5 8 (34.78%) Web Services
6 5 (21.74%) Apache Camel
7 2 (8.70%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) Gherkin
8 1 (4.35%) HTML5
8 1 (4.35%) Akka
8 1 (4.35%) Play Framework
8 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
8 1 (4.35%) HTML
8 1 (4.35%) CSS
8 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (82.61%) Scrum
3 17 (73.91%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (60.87%) MVC
4 14 (60.87%) SOA
5 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
6 6 (26.09%) DevOps
7 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
7 4 (17.39%) BDD
8 3 (13.04%) User Stories
8 3 (13.04%) OO
9 2 (8.70%) OOP
9 2 (8.70%) Workflow
9 2 (8.70%) Migration
9 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.70%) Kanban
9 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
9 2 (8.70%) MSF
10 1 (4.35%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Scala
4 2 (8.70%) Delphi
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.70%) HP