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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 16 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 7.69% 3.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.72% 4.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£513 £381 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -10.20%
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
72 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 79.12% 78.18% 58.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 6
Average daily rate £450 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £302 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 +5 7 £513 +34.42%
TDD
Wales

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (91.67%) Java
3 20 (83.33%) Scrum
4 19 (79.17%) Spring
5 16 (66.67%) JSON
5 16 (66.67%) REST
6 15 (62.50%) Jenkins
6 15 (62.50%) GitLab
6 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (62.50%) AMQP
6 15 (62.50%) SOAP
7 14 (58.33%) MVC
7 14 (58.33%) SOA
7 14 (58.33%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (58.33%) GitHub
7 14 (58.33%) Open Source
8 13 (54.17%) Relational Database
8 13 (54.17%) SQL
8 13 (54.17%) Spring MVC
9 12 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (50.00%) MongoDB
10 11 (45.83%) Web Services
11 10 (41.67%) Windows
11 10 (41.67%) RDBMS
12 8 (33.33%) UNIX
13 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
14 6 (25.00%) HTTP
14 6 (25.00%) DevOps
15 5 (20.83%) Apache Camel
15 5 (20.83%) XML

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (58.33%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) AMQP
2 6 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) Relational Database
2 12 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 10 (41.67%) RDBMS
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 15 (62.50%) GitLab
2 4 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.17%) Maven
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Web Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Scala Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) Spring
2 16 (66.67%) JSON
2 16 (66.67%) REST
3 15 (62.50%) SOAP
4 14 (58.33%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (54.17%) Spring MVC
6 11 (45.83%) Web Services
7 5 (20.83%) Apache Camel
7 5 (20.83%) XML
8 4 (16.67%) J2EE
9 3 (12.50%) JAX-WS
9 3 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
9 3 (12.50%) JSF
9 3 (12.50%) EJB
9 3 (12.50%) JDBC
9 3 (12.50%) XSD
9 3 (12.50%) DOM
9 3 (12.50%) XSLT
9 3 (12.50%) WSDL
9 3 (12.50%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) Scrum
3 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (58.33%) MVC
4 14 (58.33%) SOA
5 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
6 6 (25.00%) DevOps
7 4 (16.67%) BDD
8 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Web Application Development
8 3 (12.50%) User Stories
9 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.33%) Kanban
9 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 1 (4.17%) ATDD
10 1 (4.17%) Build Automation
10 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) Scala
4 3 (12.50%) XPath
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) HP