The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 20 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 12.66% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 0
Median daily rate £385 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.98 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
TDD
Northern Ireland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
113 43 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 71.52% 67.19% 79.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 20 57
Median daily rate £375 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £274 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.29% -12.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

TDD
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Belfast - 20 £385 -
TDD
Northern Ireland

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for TDD.

1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (100.00%) BDD
2 22 (95.65%) SQL
3 21 (91.30%) Java
4 19 (82.61%) OOD
5 16 (69.57%) C#
5 16 (69.57%) Multithreading
6 15 (65.22%) NoSQL
7 14 (60.87%) C++
7 14 (60.87%) Python
8 13 (56.52%) Front Office
8 13 (56.52%) Degree
9 12 (52.17%) Information Security
9 12 (52.17%) Integration Testing
9 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (43.48%) Mathematics
11 9 (39.13%) Equity Derivative
11 9 (39.13%) Finance
12 8 (34.78%) Banking
13 7 (30.43%) Data Validation
13 7 (30.43%) Validation
14 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
14 6 (26.09%) Apache
14 6 (26.09%) Linux
14 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
15 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
15 4 (17.39%) Migration
15 4 (17.39%) jQuery
15 4 (17.39%) Node.js
15 4 (17.39%) AngularJS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 6 (26.09%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) NoSQL
2 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
2 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (56.52%) Front Office
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 20 (86.96%) Java Developer
3 12 (52.17%) Lead Developer
4 10 (43.48%) Senior Developer
5 8 (34.78%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Scala Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Scala Developer
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
1 4 (17.39%) jQuery
1 4 (17.39%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (8.70%) WPF
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Mathematics
2 9 (39.13%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (8.70%) Derivative
3 2 (8.70%) Equities
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (100.00%) BDD
2 19 (82.61%) OOD
3 16 (69.57%) Multithreading
4 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (52.17%) Information Security
4 12 (52.17%) Integration Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Data Validation
5 7 (30.43%) Validation
6 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Multithreaded Programming
7 2 (8.70%) MVC
8 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) Kanban
8 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.35%) Scrum
8 1 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) SQL
2 21 (91.30%) Java
3 16 (69.57%) C#
4 14 (60.87%) C++
4 14 (60.87%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) SAP