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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 34 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.47% 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -
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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
235 259 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 72.53% 79.20% 67.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 171 37
Average daily rate £375 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 10
Average hourly rate £13.25 £25.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.03% +34.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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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 2 March 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 15 (83.33%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 9 (50.00%) Web Services
4 9 (50.00%) Scala
5 8 (44.44%) BDD
6 7 (38.89%) HTML
6 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 7 (38.89%) Open Source
7 6 (33.33%) CSS
7 6 (33.33%) Ruby
8 5 (27.78%) QA
8 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
8 5 (27.78%) RESTful
8 5 (27.78%) XML
8 5 (27.78%) UNIX
8 5 (27.78%) Linux
8 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
8 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
9 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
9 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (22.22%) J2EE
9 4 (22.22%) Mac OS X
9 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
9 4 (22.22%) Python
9 4 (22.22%) HTTP
9 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 4 (22.22%) Web Design
9 4 (22.22%) Marketing

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Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.56%) Jetty
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
1 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Sahi
2 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (16.67%) WATIR
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Advertising
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
4 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Scala Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) CRM Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) XML
4 5 (27.78%) RESTful
5 4 (22.22%) J2EE
5 4 (22.22%) Spring
6 3 (16.67%) JSP
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (11.11%) SOAP
7 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 2 (11.11%) HTML5
7 2 (11.11%) CSS3
8 1 (5.56%) Mustache
8 1 (5.56%) JAX-RS
8 1 (5.56%) Sass
8 1 (5.56%) Akka
8 1 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Online Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) BDD
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (22.22%) Web Design
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 3 (16.67%) Microservices
6 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) SOA
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) Scala
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) Ruby
6 4 (22.22%) Python
7 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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