The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 14 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Contract jobs citing TDD 84 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.60% 4.71% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.63% 5.47% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 17 4
Median daily rate £450 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +70.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
665 548 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 91.85% 86.03% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 362 193
Median daily rate £375 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £24.43 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.53% +11.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for TDD.

1 152 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (52.60%) BDD
3 79 (41.15%) Java
4 70 (36.46%) CSS
5 66 (34.38%) Selenium
6 65 (33.85%) Continuous Integration
7 64 (33.33%) Scrum
8 62 (32.29%) JavaScript
8 62 (32.29%) AngularJS
9 60 (31.25%) Test Automation
9 60 (31.25%) .NET
10 57 (29.69%) Ruby
10 57 (29.69%) Cucumber
11 55 (28.65%) MVC
12 54 (28.13%) Test Scripting
13 53 (27.60%) QA
14 52 (27.08%) Scala
14 52 (27.08%) Node.js
15 46 (23.96%) HTML
16 45 (23.44%) JSON
17 44 (22.92%) Jenkins
18 43 (22.40%) C#
19 41 (21.35%) Microservices
20 40 (20.83%) Software Engineering
21 39 (20.31%) Git (software)
21 39 (20.31%) Open Source
22 37 (19.27%) Web Services
22 37 (19.27%) XML
23 33 (17.19%) Finance
23 33 (17.19%) Automated Testing

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 13 (6.77%) Confluence
2 11 (5.73%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.21%) nginx
4 2 (1.04%) CMS
4 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.04%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.52%) OpenROAD
5 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.52%) GitHub
1 1 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 22 (11.46%) MySQL
2 22 (11.46%) NoSQL
3 20 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (9.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.60%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.56%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 66 (34.38%) Selenium
2 57 (29.69%) Cucumber
3 44 (22.92%) Jenkins
4 39 (20.31%) Git (software)
5 33 (17.19%) WebDriver
6 28 (14.58%) JUnit
7 26 (13.54%) HP UFT
7 26 (13.54%) RSpec
8 25 (13.02%) webpack
9 24 (12.50%) Protractor
10 20 (10.42%) GitLab
11 19 (9.90%) Sahi
11 19 (9.90%) WATIR
12 16 (8.33%) JIRA
13 9 (4.69%) Eclipse
13 9 (4.69%) Jasmine
13 9 (4.69%) NetBeans
14 8 (4.17%) IntelliJ
14 8 (4.17%) LoadRunner
15 5 (2.60%) Hudson
General
1 33 (17.19%) Finance
2 22 (11.46%) Games
3 9 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (1.04%) Electronics
5 2 (1.04%) Marketing
5 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Automotive
6 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 95 (49.48%) Developer
2 29 (15.10%) QA Engineer
3 28 (14.58%) JavaScript Developer
4 25 (13.02%) Test Engineer
5 23 (11.98%) Architect
6 22 (11.46%) Sitecore Developer
7 20 (10.42%) Java Developer
8 19 (9.90%) .NET Developer
8 19 (9.90%) QA Test Engineer
9 18 (9.38%) Software Engineer
10 17 (8.85%) Quality Engineer
11 16 (8.33%) Digital Architect
11 16 (8.33%) Technical Architect
11 16 (8.33%) Tester
12 13 (6.77%) Digital Technical Architect
13 12 (6.25%) C# Developer
13 12 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 11 (5.73%) Scala Developer
14 11 (5.73%) Software Developer
15 10 (5.21%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (36.46%) CSS
2 62 (32.29%) AngularJS
3 60 (31.25%) .NET
4 52 (27.08%) Node.js
5 46 (23.96%) HTML
6 45 (23.44%) JSON
7 37 (19.27%) Web Services
7 37 (19.27%) XML
8 31 (16.15%) ASP.NET
9 26 (13.54%) HTML5
10 25 (13.02%) CSS3
10 25 (13.02%) EJS
10 25 (13.02%) Express
11 23 (11.98%) Play Framework
12 22 (11.46%) REST
12 22 (11.46%) Ruby on Rails
13 19 (9.90%) Django
13 19 (9.90%) Spring
14 18 (9.38%) jQuery
15 15 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (5.73%) User Experience
3 9 (4.69%) NHS
4 5 (2.60%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.52%) iPad
6 1 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.77%) Linux
2 3 (1.56%) Windows
3 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.52%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (52.60%) BDD
3 65 (33.85%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (33.33%) Scrum
5 60 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 55 (28.65%) MVC
7 54 (28.13%) Test Scripting
8 41 (21.35%) Microservices
9 40 (20.83%) Software Engineering
10 39 (20.31%) Open Source
11 33 (17.19%) Automated Testing
12 32 (16.67%) Automation Testing
12 32 (16.67%) Unit Testing
13 30 (15.63%) User Stories
14 28 (14.58%) Data Management
14 28 (14.58%) DevOps
14 28 (14.58%) Kanban
15 26 (13.54%) Defect Tracking
15 26 (13.54%) Web Testing
16 25 (13.02%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 79 (41.15%) Java
2 62 (32.29%) JavaScript
3 57 (29.69%) Ruby
4 52 (27.08%) Scala
5 43 (22.40%) C#
6 21 (10.94%) SQL
7 14 (7.29%) Python
8 2 (1.04%) C++
8 2 (1.04%) PHP
9 1 (0.52%) C
9 1 (0.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.08%) ISEB
4 3 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (27.60%) QA
2 21 (10.94%) WCAG
3 18 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (2.60%) Docker
2 4 (2.08%) LXC
3 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.60%) Puppet
2 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (12.50%) Sitecore
2 22 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.13%) Oracle
4 2 (1.04%) HP
4 2 (1.04%) SAP
5 1 (0.52%) ICL
5 1 (0.52%) Informatica
5 1 (0.52%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.52%) Siebel
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