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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 23 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +33
Contract jobs citing TDD 93 45 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.60% 6.74% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.99% 8.06% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 36 6
Median daily rate £450 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £443 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.76 £36.98 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -3.33%
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
931 558 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 86.12% 83.53% 86.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 374 342
Median daily rate £400 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 11
Median hourly rate £28.00 £26.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £19.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 120 (75.95%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (55.70%) BDD
3 69 (43.67%) Java
4 68 (43.04%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (42.41%) AngularJS
5 67 (42.41%) CSS
6 64 (40.51%) JavaScript
7 61 (38.61%) Node.js
8 53 (33.54%) Scrum
9 48 (30.38%) Selenium
10 44 (27.85%) Test Scripting
11 43 (27.22%) Test Automation
12 42 (26.58%) QA
12 42 (26.58%) MVC
13 41 (25.95%) HTML
13 41 (25.95%) .NET
13 41 (25.95%) Microservices
14 40 (25.32%) Software Engineering
15 39 (24.68%) Cucumber
16 38 (24.05%) Git (software)
17 35 (22.15%) Open Source
17 35 (22.15%) Ruby
17 35 (22.15%) JSON
17 35 (22.15%) XML
18 34 (21.52%) Web Services
19 31 (19.62%) Scala
19 31 (19.62%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (18.99%) Jenkins
20 30 (18.99%) MongoDB
21 29 (18.35%) Finance

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 12 (7.59%) Confluence
1 12 (7.59%) Tomcat
2 11 (6.96%) nginx
3 2 (1.27%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.27%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) OpenROAD
4 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.90%) GitHub
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.99%) MongoDB
2 18 (11.39%) NoSQL
3 16 (10.13%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (9.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (9.49%) MySQL
5 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.90%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.27%) Big Data
8 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (30.38%) Selenium
2 39 (24.68%) Cucumber
3 38 (24.05%) Git (software)
4 30 (18.99%) Jenkins
5 26 (16.46%) Protractor
5 26 (16.46%) webpack
6 23 (14.56%) WebDriver
7 22 (13.92%) GitLab
8 18 (11.39%) HP UFT
8 18 (11.39%) JUnit
9 17 (10.76%) Sahi
9 17 (10.76%) WATIR
10 16 (10.13%) RSpec
11 15 (9.49%) JIRA
12 12 (7.59%) Eclipse
13 10 (6.33%) NetBeans
14 9 (5.70%) IntelliJ
14 9 (5.70%) Jasmine
15 5 (3.16%) Hudson
15 5 (3.16%) Subversion
General
1 29 (18.35%) Finance
2 17 (10.76%) Games
3 12 (7.59%) Manufacturing
4 10 (6.33%) Retail
5 2 (1.27%) Electronics
5 2 (1.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 85 (53.80%) Developer
2 29 (18.35%) JavaScript Developer
3 24 (15.19%) QA Engineer
4 20 (12.66%) Java Developer
5 19 (12.03%) Test Engineer
6 18 (11.39%) Software Engineer
7 16 (10.13%) Architect
8 15 (9.49%) QA Test Engineer
8 15 (9.49%) Sitecore Developer
9 14 (8.86%) .NET Developer
9 14 (8.86%) Quality Engineer
10 13 (8.23%) Node.js Developer
11 12 (7.59%) Agile Developer
11 12 (7.59%) Agile Java Developer
11 12 (7.59%) Angular Developer
12 11 (6.96%) Digital Architect
12 11 (6.96%) Java Scala Developer
12 11 (6.96%) Scala Developer
12 11 (6.96%) Technical Architect
13 9 (5.70%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (42.41%) AngularJS
1 67 (42.41%) CSS
2 61 (38.61%) Node.js
3 41 (25.95%) .NET
3 41 (25.95%) HTML
4 35 (22.15%) JSON
4 35 (22.15%) XML
5 34 (21.52%) Web Services
6 27 (17.09%) EJS
6 27 (17.09%) Express
7 20 (12.66%) HTML5
8 19 (12.03%) CSS3
9 17 (10.76%) jQuery
9 17 (10.76%) REST
10 16 (10.13%) ASP.NET
11 13 (8.23%) Django
12 12 (7.59%) RESTful
12 12 (7.59%) Spring
13 10 (6.33%) Play Framework
13 10 (6.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.62%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.86%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.70%) User Experience
4 6 (3.80%) NHS
5 2 (1.27%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.27%) iPad
6 1 (0.63%) iPhone
6 1 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.53%) Linux
2 3 (1.90%) Windows
3 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (75.95%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (55.70%) BDD
3 68 (43.04%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (33.54%) Scrum
5 44 (27.85%) Test Scripting
6 43 (27.22%) Test Automation
7 42 (26.58%) MVC
8 41 (25.95%) Microservices
9 40 (25.32%) Software Engineering
10 35 (22.15%) Open Source
11 29 (18.35%) Data Management
12 27 (17.09%) Functional Programming
13 26 (16.46%) Unit Testing
14 25 (15.82%) User Stories
15 23 (14.56%) Automation Testing
16 21 (13.29%) Asynchronous Programming
17 20 (12.66%) Kanban
18 18 (11.39%) Continuous Delivery
19 17 (10.76%) Automated Testing
19 17 (10.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 69 (43.67%) Java
2 64 (40.51%) JavaScript
3 35 (22.15%) Ruby
4 31 (19.62%) Scala
5 26 (16.46%) C#
6 20 (12.66%) SQL
7 6 (3.80%) Python
8 2 (1.27%) Clojure
8 2 (1.27%) Go
8 2 (1.27%) Groovy
9 1 (0.63%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.63%) C
9 1 (0.63%) C++
9 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.63%) PHP
9 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (26.58%) QA
2 16 (10.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (10.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.90%) Docker
1 3 (1.90%) LXC
2 2 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (3.80%) Puppet
2 3 (1.90%) Ansible
3 2 (1.27%) Kibana
3 2 (1.27%) logstash
3 2 (1.27%) Salt
4 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (10.13%) Microsoft
1 16 (10.13%) Sitecore
2 6 (3.80%) Oracle
3 2 (1.27%) Informatica
3 2 (1.27%) SAP
4 1 (0.63%) Apple
4 1 (0.63%) HP
4 1 (0.63%) Infragistics
4 1 (0.63%) Siebel
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 months initially - long-term contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day 3 Month Rolling Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Rate: £300 a day
Posted: 6 days ago