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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 21 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 39 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.32% 1.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.68% 2.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 0
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£391 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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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
403 378 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 75.61% 78.26% 68.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 267 42
Average daily rate £368 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 1 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -10.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £17.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 34 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (69.77%) Java
3 29 (67.44%) Open Source
4 23 (53.49%) BDD
4 23 (53.49%) NoSQL
5 22 (51.16%) MongoDB
5 22 (51.16%) RESTful
6 20 (46.51%) Web Services
7 18 (41.86%) QA
8 17 (39.53%) Test Automation
9 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (37.21%) SQL
10 15 (34.88%) XML
10 15 (34.88%) Scrum
11 14 (32.56%) Selenium
12 13 (30.23%) Scala
12 13 (30.23%) Project Management
13 12 (27.91%) Spring
13 12 (27.91%) Ruby
13 12 (27.91%) Agile Project Management
14 11 (25.58%) HTML
15 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
15 10 (23.26%) Kanban
15 10 (23.26%) HTML5
16 9 (20.93%) JIRA
16 9 (20.93%) Puppet
16 9 (20.93%) Opscode Chef
17 8 (18.60%) Python
17 8 (18.60%) Linux
17 8 (18.60%) JSON

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Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 8 (18.60%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) Node.js
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (53.49%) NoSQL
2 22 (51.16%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) Redis
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Selenium
2 9 (20.93%) JIRA
3 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.30%) Sahi
4 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.30%) WATIR
4 4 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.33%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) JUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.33%) Hudson
5 1 (2.33%) JBehave
5 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Advertising
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Technical Architect
4 7 (16.28%) QA Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Test Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Architect
6 5 (11.63%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Digital Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Digital Technical Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Quality Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Technical Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Tester
8 2 (4.65%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.65%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) RESTful
2 20 (46.51%) Web Services
3 15 (34.88%) XML
4 12 (27.91%) Spring
5 11 (25.58%) HTML
6 10 (23.26%) HTML5
7 8 (18.60%) JSON
7 8 (18.60%) Django
8 4 (9.30%) .NET
9 3 (6.98%) J2EE
9 3 (6.98%) CSS
9 3 (6.98%) JSP
10 2 (4.65%) jQuery
10 2 (4.65%) CSS3
11 1 (2.33%) Mustache
11 1 (2.33%) Sass
11 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.33%) JPA
11 1 (2.33%) Apache CXF
11 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (67.44%) Open Source
2 5 (11.63%) User Experience
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) GIS
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) BDD
3 17 (39.53%) Test Automation
4 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (34.88%) Scrum
6 13 (30.23%) Project Management
7 12 (27.91%) Agile Project Management
8 10 (23.26%) Kanban
8 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
9 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
9 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
10 6 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (11.63%) Web Development
12 4 (9.30%) Coaching
13 3 (6.98%) Product Management
13 3 (6.98%) Analytics
13 3 (6.98%) Software Delivery
13 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 2 (4.65%) User Stories
14 2 (4.65%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) SQL
3 13 (30.23%) Scala
4 12 (27.91%) Ruby
5 8 (18.60%) Python
6 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.33%) Groovy
7 1 (2.33%) Clojure
7 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (41.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Puppet
1 9 (20.93%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle
1 1 (2.33%) SaltStack
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