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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 25 34 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing TDD 49 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.39% 2.95% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.66% 3.63% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +118.46%
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
640 303 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 83.44% 81.23% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 208 62
Average daily rate £440 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £500 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.72 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.88% +10.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 79 (85.87%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (73.91%) Java
3 40 (43.48%) Open Source
4 39 (42.39%) RESTful
5 38 (41.30%) BDD
6 36 (39.13%) Ruby
7 35 (38.04%) HTML
8 34 (36.96%) Scrum
9 31 (33.70%) MongoDB
10 28 (30.43%) NoSQL
10 28 (30.43%) Selenium
10 28 (30.43%) Python
11 26 (28.26%) Scala
12 25 (27.17%) CSS
13 24 (26.09%) Test Automation
14 23 (25.00%) QA
15 21 (22.83%) SQL
15 21 (22.83%) Web Services
16 20 (21.74%) Linux
16 20 (21.74%) JSON
16 20 (21.74%) Jenkins
17 19 (20.65%) Kanban
17 19 (20.65%) C#
17 19 (20.65%) Automated Testing
18 17 (18.48%) Project Management
18 17 (18.48%) XHTML
19 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
19 16 (17.39%) Spring
20 14 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
20 14 (15.22%) JIRA

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 10 (10.87%) Confluence
2 9 (9.78%) Node.js
3 2 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.26%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (33.70%) MongoDB
2 28 (30.43%) NoSQL
3 11 (11.96%) MySQL
4 6 (6.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.09%) Redis
5 1 (1.09%) Big Data
5 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 28 (30.43%) Selenium
2 20 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 14 (15.22%) JIRA
4 13 (14.13%) WebDriver
5 12 (13.04%) Cucumber
6 11 (11.96%) RSpec
6 11 (11.96%) JUnit
7 3 (3.26%) HP UFT
7 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.17%) WATIR
8 2 (2.17%) Sahi
9 1 (1.09%) JBehave
9 1 (1.09%) Hudson
9 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.09%) Subversion
9 1 (1.09%) Maven
9 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (9.78%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (1.09%) Marketing
3 1 (1.09%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (33.70%) Developer
2 19 (20.65%) Architect
3 18 (19.57%) Analyst
4 15 (16.30%) Technical Architect
4 15 (16.30%) Java Developer
5 12 (13.04%) Digital Architect
6 10 (10.87%) Digital Technical Architect
7 9 (9.78%) Senior Architect
7 9 (9.78%) Business Analyst
8 8 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Test Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) Senior Technical Architect
8 8 (8.70%) QA Analyst
8 8 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (7.61%) Test Analyst
10 6 (6.52%) QA Test Analyst
11 5 (5.43%) Quality Analyst
11 5 (5.43%) Programme Manager
12 4 (4.35%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (42.39%) RESTful
2 35 (38.04%) HTML
3 25 (27.17%) CSS
4 21 (22.83%) Web Services
5 20 (21.74%) JSON
6 17 (18.48%) XHTML
7 16 (17.39%) Spring
8 13 (14.13%) XML
8 13 (14.13%) HTML5
9 11 (11.96%) Django
9 11 (11.96%) .NET
10 8 (8.70%) JSP
10 8 (8.70%) Servlets
10 8 (8.70%) Java EE
11 5 (5.43%) J2EE
12 4 (4.35%) Hibernate
12 4 (4.35%) REST
13 3 (3.26%) CSS3
13 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
13 3 (3.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) User Experience
2 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.09%) GIS
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.74%) Linux
2 8 (8.70%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (85.87%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (43.48%) Open Source
3 38 (41.30%) BDD
4 34 (36.96%) Scrum
5 24 (26.09%) Test Automation
6 19 (20.65%) Kanban
6 19 (20.65%) Automated Testing
7 17 (18.48%) Project Management
8 14 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (13.04%) Business Analysis
9 12 (13.04%) Agile Project Management
10 11 (11.96%) Mentoring
11 10 (10.87%) Automation Testing
11 10 (10.87%) Web Testing
11 10 (10.87%) Test Scripting
11 10 (10.87%) Web Development
12 9 (9.78%) Web Design
12 9 (9.78%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (8.70%) Product Management
14 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (73.91%) Java
2 36 (39.13%) Ruby
3 28 (30.43%) Python
4 26 (28.26%) Scala
5 21 (22.83%) SQL
6 19 (20.65%) C#
7 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
8 9 (9.78%) C++
9 1 (1.09%) Perl
9 1 (1.09%) PHP
9 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.09%) Clojure
9 1 (1.09%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.09%) XPath
9 1 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.09%) ISEB
4 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.09%) Degree
4 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (13.04%) Puppet
1 12 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.09%) Ansible
2 1 (1.09%) Salt
2 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.78%) Oracle
2 1 (1.09%) IBM
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.09%) SaltStack
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