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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 72 16 33
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +17
Contract jobs citing TDD 50 46 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.69% 7.69% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 9.77% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 10
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -24.36%
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
1188 471 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.68% 78.76% 74.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 314 200
Median daily rate £320 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 31 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -55.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £11.40 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £38.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 74 (93.67%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (59.49%) BDD
3 43 (54.43%) JavaScript
4 41 (51.90%) Java
5 31 (39.24%) HTML
6 30 (37.97%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (34.18%) CSS
8 22 (27.85%) Data Management
8 22 (27.85%) Software Engineering
9 21 (26.58%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (25.32%) Node.js
10 20 (25.32%) Scrum
11 19 (24.05%) Microservices
12 18 (22.78%) Open Source
12 18 (22.78%) Unit Testing
13 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
14 15 (18.99%) RESTful
14 15 (18.99%) AngularJS
14 15 (18.99%) Regression Testing
15 14 (17.72%) C#
15 14 (17.72%) Python
16 13 (16.46%) HTML5
17 12 (15.19%) Test Scripting
17 12 (15.19%) Web Services
17 12 (15.19%) Internet
17 12 (15.19%) Quality Management
18 11 (13.92%) Cucumber
19 10 (12.66%) BPSS Clearance
19 10 (12.66%) .NET
19 10 (12.66%) Data Protection

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 4 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.53%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.53%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.27%) CMS
4 1 (1.27%) Confluence
4 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.06%) GitHub
3 2 (2.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) Network Security
2 1 (1.27%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) MongoDB
1 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.06%) Big Data
2 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) MySQL
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.92%) Cucumber
3 9 (11.39%) gulp
4 6 (7.59%) GitLab
4 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.59%) Protractor
5 5 (6.33%) Grunt
6 4 (5.06%) Mercurial
6 4 (5.06%) Selenium
7 2 (2.53%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.53%) Bower
7 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.53%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.53%) Maven
7 2 (2.53%) Mocha
7 2 (2.53%) Subversion
8 1 (1.27%) JIRA
8 1 (1.27%) JUnit
8 1 (1.27%) RSpec
8 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Law
3 3 (3.80%) Legal
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (65.82%) Developer
2 30 (37.97%) Java Developer
3 16 (20.25%) Software Engineer
4 13 (16.46%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (13.92%) Node.js Developer
6 9 (11.39%) Agile Developer
6 9 (11.39%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (10.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Java Scala Developer
7 8 (10.13%) Scala Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) Business Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.59%) Angular Developer
9 6 (7.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (6.33%) HTML CSS Developer
10 5 (6.33%) HTML Developer
10 5 (6.33%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.24%) HTML
2 27 (34.18%) CSS
3 20 (25.32%) Node.js
4 15 (18.99%) AngularJS
4 15 (18.99%) RESTful
5 13 (16.46%) HTML5
6 12 (15.19%) Web Services
7 10 (12.66%) .NET
8 9 (11.39%) CSS3
8 9 (11.39%) Express
8 9 (11.39%) Spring
9 8 (10.13%) JSON
9 8 (10.13%) REST
10 7 (8.86%) XML
11 6 (7.59%) EJS
11 6 (7.59%) SOAP
11 6 (7.59%) XHTML
12 5 (6.33%) jQuery
12 5 (6.33%) React
12 5 (6.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) User Experience
3 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) CESG
5 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.27%) iPad
5 1 (1.27%) iPhone
5 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Mac OS X
2 4 (5.06%) Unix
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (93.67%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (59.49%) BDD
3 30 (37.97%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (27.85%) Data Management
4 22 (27.85%) Software Engineering
5 20 (25.32%) Scrum
6 19 (24.05%) Microservices
7 18 (22.78%) Open Source
7 18 (22.78%) Unit Testing
8 15 (18.99%) Regression Testing
9 12 (15.19%) Quality Management
9 12 (15.19%) Test Scripting
10 10 (12.66%) Data Protection
10 10 (12.66%) Web Development
11 9 (11.39%) Coaching
12 8 (10.13%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (10.13%) Front End Development
12 8 (10.13%) Test Automation
13 7 (8.86%) Waterfall
14 6 (7.59%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 43 (54.43%) JavaScript
2 41 (51.90%) Java
3 14 (17.72%) C#
3 14 (17.72%) Python
4 9 (11.39%) Scala
5 8 (10.13%) Ruby
6 6 (7.59%) C++
7 4 (5.06%) Clojure
7 4 (5.06%) Groovy
8 3 (3.80%) C
8 3 (3.80%) FQL
8 3 (3.80%) Perl
8 3 (3.80%) PHP
8 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.80%) VB
9 2 (2.53%) Go
10 1 (1.27%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (11.39%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.80%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) WCAG
3 2 (2.53%) WAI
4 1 (1.27%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.27%) Docker
2 1 (1.27%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.33%) Puppet
2 4 (5.06%) Kibana
3 2 (2.53%) Ansible
3 2 (2.53%) logstash
3 2 (2.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle
2 3 (3.80%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.27%) Apple
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
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