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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 18 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 43 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.95% 2.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.09% 3.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £348 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £59.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.56%
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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
426 325 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 78.74% 75.23% 73.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 230 48
Average daily rate £380 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 2 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £34.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.83% +82.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 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 41 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (66.67%) Java
3 32 (62.75%) Open Source
4 27 (52.94%) NoSQL
5 26 (50.98%) BDD
5 26 (50.98%) RESTful
6 25 (49.02%) MongoDB
7 21 (41.18%) Web Services
8 19 (37.25%) Scrum
8 19 (37.25%) QA
9 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
10 17 (33.33%) Selenium
10 17 (33.33%) XML
10 17 (33.33%) SQL
11 16 (31.37%) Project Management
12 15 (29.41%) HTML
12 15 (29.41%) Ruby
12 15 (29.41%) Agile Project Management
13 13 (25.49%) Spring
13 13 (25.49%) Scala
14 11 (21.57%) HTML5
14 11 (21.57%) Puppet
14 11 (21.57%) Automated Testing
14 11 (21.57%) JIRA
14 11 (21.57%) Kanban
14 11 (21.57%) Opscode Chef
15 10 (19.61%) Mentoring
15 10 (19.61%) JSON
15 10 (19.61%) Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 9 (17.65%) Confluence
2 2 (3.92%) JBoss
2 2 (3.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.92%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (52.94%) NoSQL
2 25 (49.02%) MongoDB
3 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) Redis
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Selenium
2 11 (21.57%) JIRA
3 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.80%) Sahi
4 5 (9.80%) WATIR
4 5 (9.80%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.96%) JBehave
6 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.96%) Hudson
6 1 (1.96%) Maven
6 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.96%) JUnit
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Architect
4 9 (17.65%) Technical Architect
5 8 (15.69%) QA Analyst
6 7 (13.73%) Test Analyst
7 6 (11.76%) QA Test Analyst
7 6 (11.76%) Senior Architect
7 6 (11.76%) Digital Architect
7 6 (11.76%) Digital Technical Architect
8 5 (9.80%) Quality Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) Programme Manager
8 5 (9.80%) Senior Technical Architect
8 5 (9.80%) Java Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
9 4 (7.84%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.92%) QA Tester
10 2 (3.92%) QA Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Tester
10 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) RESTful
2 21 (41.18%) Web Services
3 17 (33.33%) XML
4 15 (29.41%) HTML
5 13 (25.49%) Spring
6 11 (21.57%) HTML5
7 10 (19.61%) JSON
8 9 (17.65%) Django
9 6 (11.76%) CSS
10 5 (9.80%) .NET
11 3 (5.88%) jQuery
11 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
11 3 (5.88%) J2EE
12 2 (3.92%) JMS
12 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
12 2 (3.92%) CSS3
12 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
13 1 (1.96%) Mustache
13 1 (1.96%) Sass
13 1 (1.96%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) User Experience
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) GIS
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (62.75%) Open Source
3 26 (50.98%) BDD
4 19 (37.25%) Scrum
5 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
6 16 (31.37%) Project Management
7 15 (29.41%) Agile Project Management
8 11 (21.57%) Automated Testing
8 11 (21.57%) Kanban
9 10 (19.61%) Mentoring
10 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
11 6 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (9.80%) Coaching
12 5 (9.80%) Web Development
13 3 (5.88%) Software Delivery
13 3 (5.88%) User Stories
13 3 (5.88%) Analytics
13 3 (5.88%) Product Management
13 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) Java
2 17 (33.33%) SQL
3 15 (29.41%) Ruby
4 13 (25.49%) Scala
5 9 (17.65%) Python
6 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.96%) Clojure
7 1 (1.96%) XPath
7 1 (1.96%) Groovy
7 1 (1.96%) C#
7 1 (1.96%) Perl
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (37.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) Puppet
1 11 (21.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) Ansible
2 1 (1.96%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (1.96%) SaltStack
1 1 (1.96%) IBM
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle