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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 15 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Contract jobs citing TDD 88 36 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.92% 5.54% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.86% 6.33% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 17 6
Median daily rate £350 £435 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% +74.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £333 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%

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
635 569 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 93.25% 87.54% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 384 158
Median daily rate £388 £420 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% -12.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 156 (83.42%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (50.27%) BDD
3 75 (40.11%) Java
4 65 (34.76%) CSS
5 64 (34.22%) .NET
5 64 (34.22%) Scrum
6 60 (32.09%) JavaScript
6 60 (32.09%) Selenium
6 60 (32.09%) Scala
7 59 (31.55%) Ruby
8 57 (30.48%) MVC
9 55 (29.41%) C#
9 55 (29.41%) Test Automation
9 55 (29.41%) Cucumber
10 54 (28.88%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (28.34%) AngularJS
12 49 (26.20%) Test Scripting
13 48 (25.67%) HTML
14 44 (23.53%) QA
14 44 (23.53%) Jenkins
15 42 (22.46%) Node.js
15 42 (22.46%) JSON
15 42 (22.46%) ASP.NET
16 41 (21.93%) Microservices
17 40 (21.39%) Automated Testing
17 40 (21.39%) Software Engineering
18 38 (20.32%) Unit Testing
18 38 (20.32%) Git (software)
19 35 (18.72%) DevOps
20 33 (17.65%) MongoDB

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 14 (7.49%) Confluence
2 11 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.35%) nginx
4 3 (1.60%) GeoServer
5 2 (1.07%) CMS
5 2 (1.07%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.07%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.53%) OpenROAD
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) GitHub
2 1 (0.53%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.81%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 24 (12.83%) MySQL
3 23 (12.30%) NoSQL
4 21 (11.23%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (10.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (3.74%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.14%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.14%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.60%) GIS
9 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 60 (32.09%) Selenium
2 55 (29.41%) Cucumber
3 44 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 38 (20.32%) Git (software)
5 32 (17.11%) WebDriver
6 30 (16.04%) JUnit
7 28 (14.97%) RSpec
8 20 (10.70%) HP UFT
9 18 (9.63%) Protractor
9 18 (9.63%) webpack
10 17 (9.09%) JIRA
11 15 (8.02%) GitLab
12 13 (6.95%) Sahi
12 13 (6.95%) WATIR
13 10 (5.35%) Eclipse
14 9 (4.81%) NetBeans
15 8 (4.28%) IntelliJ
15 8 (4.28%) LoadRunner
16 5 (2.67%) Jasmine
17 3 (1.60%) Grunt
General
1 30 (16.04%) Finance
2 20 (10.70%) Games
3 4 (2.14%) Retail
4 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Advertising
5 1 (0.53%) Automotive
5 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (51.87%) Developer
2 27 (14.44%) Sitecore Developer
3 26 (13.90%) QA Engineer
4 23 (12.30%) Architect
4 23 (12.30%) Java Developer
5 22 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 22 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 19 (10.16%) .NET Developer
7 18 (9.63%) QA Test Engineer
7 18 (9.63%) Software Engineer
7 18 (9.63%) Tester
8 16 (8.56%) Digital Architect
8 16 (8.56%) Quality Engineer
9 15 (8.02%) Technical Architect
10 14 (7.49%) C# Developer
10 14 (7.49%) Software Developer
11 13 (6.95%) Automation Tester
11 13 (6.95%) Digital Technical Architect
11 13 (6.95%) Scala Developer
12 12 (6.42%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (34.76%) CSS
2 64 (34.22%) .NET
3 53 (28.34%) AngularJS
4 48 (25.67%) HTML
5 42 (22.46%) ASP.NET
5 42 (22.46%) JSON
5 42 (22.46%) Node.js
6 29 (15.51%) Play Framework
6 29 (15.51%) XML
7 28 (14.97%) Web Services
8 27 (14.44%) HTML5
8 27 (14.44%) Ruby on Rails
8 27 (14.44%) Spring
9 25 (13.37%) CSS3
10 23 (12.30%) REST
11 20 (10.70%) Django
12 19 (10.16%) jQuery
13 18 (9.63%) EJS
13 18 (9.63%) Express
14 16 (8.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.42%) User Experience
3 9 (4.81%) NHS
3 9 (4.81%) Smartphone
4 7 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.21%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.23%) Linux
2 6 (3.21%) Windows
3 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.53%) Unix
3 1 (0.53%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (83.42%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (50.27%) BDD
3 64 (34.22%) Scrum
4 57 (30.48%) MVC
5 55 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 54 (28.88%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (26.20%) Test Scripting
8 41 (21.93%) Microservices
9 40 (21.39%) Automated Testing
9 40 (21.39%) Software Engineering
10 38 (20.32%) Unit Testing
11 35 (18.72%) DevOps
12 33 (17.65%) Open Source
13 31 (16.58%) Automation Testing
13 31 (16.58%) User Stories
14 29 (15.51%) Kanban
15 28 (14.97%) Defect Tracking
15 28 (14.97%) Web Testing
16 25 (13.37%) Data Management
17 23 (12.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 75 (40.11%) Java
2 60 (32.09%) JavaScript
2 60 (32.09%) Scala
3 59 (31.55%) Ruby
4 55 (29.41%) C#
5 18 (9.63%) SQL
6 17 (9.09%) Python
7 3 (1.60%) PHP
8 2 (1.07%) C++
8 2 (1.07%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.53%) C
9 1 (0.53%) COBOL
9 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (4.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.21%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.14%) ISEB
4 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (23.53%) QA
2 19 (10.16%) WCAG
3 16 (8.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (3.21%) Docker
2 5 (2.67%) LXC
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (3.21%) Puppet
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (15.51%) Sitecore
2 28 (14.97%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.74%) Oracle
4 2 (1.07%) HP
5 1 (0.53%) ICL
5 1 (0.53%) Informatica
5 1 (0.53%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.53%) Siebel
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