The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 33 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing TDD 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.51% 0.60% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 0.83% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+83.07% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
274 120 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 76.32% 71.86% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 58 124
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £750 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 7
Average hourly rate £25.70 £17.95 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.17% -16.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
TDD
Tyne and Wear

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 1 August 2014.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 17 (94.44%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) JUnit
3 9 (50.00%) Spring
3 9 (50.00%) jQuery
4 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 7 (38.89%) WebDriver
5 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
5 7 (38.89%) Selenium
5 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Ruby
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Maven
6 6 (33.33%) Web Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (33.33%) RSpec
6 6 (33.33%) User Stories
6 6 (33.33%) Automation Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Apache CXF
7 5 (27.78%) Hudson
7 5 (27.78%) CSS
7 5 (27.78%) JBoss
7 5 (27.78%) JMS
7 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
7 5 (27.78%) GIS
7 5 (27.78%) Games
7 5 (27.78%) JPA

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Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) JUnit
2 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 7 (38.89%) WebDriver
3 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
3 7 (38.89%) Selenium
4 6 (33.33%) Maven
4 6 (33.33%) RSpec
5 5 (27.78%) Hudson
5 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (27.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) CMS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Test Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Spring
1 9 (50.00%) jQuery
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) Apache CXF
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) JMS
3 5 (27.78%) JPA
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) Struts
5 3 (16.67%) DHTML
5 3 (16.67%) Ajax
5 3 (16.67%) JSF
5 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Java EE
6 2 (11.11%) J2EE
7 1 (5.56%) Spring Batch
7 1 (5.56%) .NET
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.56%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
1 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 6 (33.33%) User Stories
2 6 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 3 (16.67%) Release Management
5 1 (5.56%) BDD
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) Ruby
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) Scala
5 3 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) hybris
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
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