The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 19 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.88% - 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.81% - 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £385 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.31%
TDD
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
104 44 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 80.62% 80.00% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 34 57
Median daily rate £356 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £89 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Belfast region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Belfast region with a requirement for TDD.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
4 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) OOD
5 2 (33.33%) Front Office
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Information Security
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) WPF
5 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) Kanban
6 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
6 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (16.67%) Node.js
6 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Lead Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Java Scala Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Scala Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 3 (50.00%) OOD
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £360.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £420.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago