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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 9 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 5 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 5.71% 3.79% 28.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 4.42% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 33
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -24.36%
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
29 113 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 82.86% 85.61% 77.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 51 68
Median daily rate £520 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 2 £450 -10.00%
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 17 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Go
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Python

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Go
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby