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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 58 17 42
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +25
Contract jobs citing TDD 50 46 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.54% 8.39% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.12% 10.85% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 9
Median daily rate £450 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £308 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
TDD
Tyne and Wear

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
977 424 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.66% 77.37% 77.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 272 233
Median daily rate £330 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £553 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.71 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.23% -60.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £11.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for TDD.

1 75 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (55.56%) Java
3 43 (53.09%) BDD
4 41 (50.62%) JavaScript
5 31 (38.27%) HTML
6 25 (30.86%) CSS
7 23 (28.40%) Scrum
8 22 (27.16%) Data Management
8 22 (27.16%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (25.93%) Software Engineering
10 19 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (23.46%) Microservices
11 18 (22.22%) Open Source
11 18 (22.22%) Unit Testing
12 16 (19.75%) Python
12 16 (19.75%) Node.js
13 15 (18.52%) C#
14 14 (17.28%) Regression Testing
14 14 (17.28%) Test Scripting
14 14 (17.28%) Spring
15 13 (16.05%) RESTful
15 13 (16.05%) Scala
15 13 (16.05%) HTML5
15 13 (16.05%) Cucumber
16 12 (14.81%) Quality Management
16 12 (14.81%) Internet
17 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
17 11 (13.58%) Test Automation
18 10 (12.35%) NoSQL
18 10 (12.35%) REST

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 16 (19.75%) Node.js
2 3 (3.70%) Confluence
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) CMS
3 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.23%) Network Security
2 1 (1.23%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) NoSQL
2 9 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.70%) Big Data
5 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.47%) MySQL
6 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.23%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Cucumber
2 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.88%) gulp
4 8 (9.88%) Selenium
5 5 (6.17%) GitLab
5 5 (6.17%) Protractor
6 4 (4.94%) Grunt
6 4 (4.94%) JUnit
6 4 (4.94%) RSpec
6 4 (4.94%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.70%) JIRA
8 2 (2.47%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.47%) Bower
8 2 (2.47%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.47%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.47%) Mocha
8 2 (2.47%) Subversion
9 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Games
2 4 (4.94%) Law
3 3 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (59.26%) Developer
2 28 (34.57%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.28%) Software Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Agile Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Agile Java Developer
6 9 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
7 8 (9.88%) Analyst
7 8 (9.88%) Business Analyst
7 8 (9.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.41%) Architect
10 5 (6.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (6.17%) Java Scala Developer
10 5 (6.17%) JavaScript Engineer
10 5 (6.17%) Scala Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Technical Architect
10 5 (6.17%) Tester
11 4 (4.94%) Angular Developer
11 4 (4.94%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (38.27%) HTML
2 25 (30.86%) CSS
3 14 (17.28%) Spring
4 13 (16.05%) HTML5
4 13 (16.05%) RESTful
5 10 (12.35%) .NET
5 10 (12.35%) AngularJS
5 10 (12.35%) REST
6 9 (11.11%) Web Services
7 8 (9.88%) Express
8 7 (8.64%) CSS3
8 7 (8.64%) JSON
9 6 (7.41%) XHTML
10 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
10 5 (6.17%) EJS
10 5 (6.17%) Hibernate
10 5 (6.17%) jQuery
10 5 (6.17%) Play Framework
11 4 (4.94%) Ajax
11 4 (4.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.70%) User Experience
3 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.47%) Social Media
4 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.23%) CESG
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) Unix
3 4 (4.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (53.09%) BDD
3 23 (28.40%) Scrum
4 22 (27.16%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (27.16%) Data Management
5 21 (25.93%) Software Engineering
6 19 (23.46%) Microservices
7 18 (22.22%) Open Source
7 18 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 14 (17.28%) Regression Testing
8 14 (17.28%) Test Scripting
9 12 (14.81%) Quality Management
10 11 (13.58%) Test Automation
11 9 (11.11%) Data Protection
11 9 (11.11%) Front End Development
11 9 (11.11%) Kanban
12 8 (9.88%) Coaching
12 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
13 7 (8.64%) Automated Testing
13 7 (8.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (55.56%) Java
2 41 (50.62%) JavaScript
3 16 (19.75%) Python
4 15 (18.52%) C#
5 13 (16.05%) Scala
6 10 (12.35%) Ruby
7 6 (7.41%) C++
8 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.70%) C
9 3 (3.70%) FQL
9 3 (3.70%) Perl
9 3 (3.70%) PHP
9 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.70%) VB
10 2 (2.47%) Clojure
10 2 (2.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) WCAG
2 4 (4.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.94%) QA
3 2 (2.47%) WAI
4 1 (1.23%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Docker
1 1 (1.23%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.17%) Puppet
2 2 (2.47%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (3.70%) ServiceNow
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.23%) OpenText
3 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.23%) Vignette