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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 46 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing TDD 56 40 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.45% 5.46% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.50% 6.51% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 8
Median daily rate £350 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £600 £395
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 £38.00 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -40.14%
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
862 614 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 83.85% 83.88% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 406 215
Median daily rate £320 £430 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 23 16
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £18.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £12.35 £16.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 89 (83.96%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (60.38%) BDD
3 55 (51.89%) Java
4 52 (49.06%) JavaScript
5 49 (46.23%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (34.91%) Node.js
7 36 (33.96%) CSS
8 32 (30.19%) HTML
9 30 (28.30%) Scrum
9 30 (28.30%) AngularJS
10 27 (25.47%) Microservices
11 24 (22.64%) Git (software)
11 24 (22.64%) Software Engineering
12 23 (21.70%) Data Management
12 23 (21.70%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (19.81%) Cucumber
13 21 (19.81%) Open Source
14 19 (17.92%) .NET
14 19 (17.92%) Web Services
14 19 (17.92%) Unit Testing
15 18 (16.98%) Test Scripting
16 17 (16.04%) Test Automation
16 17 (16.04%) C#
17 16 (15.09%) XML
17 16 (15.09%) QA
17 16 (15.09%) Selenium
18 15 (14.15%) Ruby
18 15 (14.15%) Finance
18 15 (14.15%) Regression Testing
19 14 (13.21%) EJS

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 2 (1.89%) Apache Solr
1 2 (1.89%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (1.89%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.94%) CMS
2 1 (0.94%) Confluence
2 1 (0.94%) nginx
2 1 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.94%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.72%) GitHub
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.49%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) Network Security
2 1 (0.94%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.83%) Big Data
2 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.89%) MySQL
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (22.64%) Git (software)
2 21 (19.81%) Cucumber
3 16 (15.09%) Selenium
4 13 (12.26%) Protractor
5 12 (11.32%) GitLab
6 11 (10.38%) Jenkins
7 8 (7.55%) gulp
7 8 (7.55%) webpack
8 7 (6.60%) WebDriver
9 6 (5.66%) HP UFT
9 6 (5.66%) Jasmine
9 6 (5.66%) Mercurial
9 6 (5.66%) Sahi
9 6 (5.66%) WATIR
10 4 (3.77%) Grunt
10 4 (3.77%) Subversion
11 3 (2.83%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.83%) JUnit
11 3 (2.83%) RSpec
12 2 (1.89%) Hudson
General
1 15 (14.15%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.55%) Retail
4 5 (4.72%) Law
5 3 (2.83%) Games
6 2 (1.89%) Electronics
6 2 (1.89%) Marketing
6 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (65.09%) Developer
2 33 (31.13%) Java Developer
3 20 (18.87%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (15.09%) Node.js Developer
4 16 (15.09%) Software Engineer
5 15 (14.15%) Java Scala Developer
5 15 (14.15%) Scala Developer
6 14 (13.21%) Agile Developer
6 14 (13.21%) Agile Java Developer
7 10 (9.43%) Angular Developer
8 8 (7.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (7.55%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (6.60%) .NET Developer
9 7 (6.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.60%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.60%) JavaScript Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Software Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (34.91%) Node.js
2 36 (33.96%) CSS
3 32 (30.19%) HTML
4 30 (28.30%) AngularJS
5 19 (17.92%) .NET
5 19 (17.92%) Web Services
6 16 (15.09%) XML
7 14 (13.21%) EJS
7 14 (13.21%) Express
7 14 (13.21%) RESTful
8 13 (12.26%) HTML5
9 12 (11.32%) CSS3
10 10 (9.43%) JSON
11 8 (7.55%) React
12 7 (6.60%) Sass
12 7 (6.60%) Spring
13 6 (5.66%) jQuery
13 6 (5.66%) LESS
13 6 (5.66%) SOAP
13 6 (5.66%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.70%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.26%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.72%) User Experience
4 2 (1.89%) iPad
4 2 (1.89%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.94%) CESG
5 1 (0.94%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.94%) iPhone
5 1 (0.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.83%) Linux
2 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (83.96%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (60.38%) BDD
3 49 (46.23%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (28.30%) Scrum
5 27 (25.47%) Microservices
6 24 (22.64%) Software Engineering
7 23 (21.70%) Data Management
8 21 (19.81%) Open Source
9 19 (17.92%) Unit Testing
10 18 (16.98%) Test Scripting
11 17 (16.04%) Test Automation
12 15 (14.15%) Regression Testing
13 13 (12.26%) MVC
14 12 (11.32%) Front End Development
14 12 (11.32%) Quality Management
15 11 (10.38%) Web Development
16 9 (8.49%) Asynchronous Programming
16 9 (8.49%) Coaching
16 9 (8.49%) OO
17 8 (7.55%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 55 (51.89%) Java
2 52 (49.06%) JavaScript
3 17 (16.04%) C#
4 15 (14.15%) Ruby
5 11 (10.38%) Python
5 11 (10.38%) Scala
6 7 (6.60%) SQL
7 5 (4.72%) Clojure
7 5 (4.72%) Groovy
8 4 (3.77%) PHP
9 3 (2.83%) C
9 3 (2.83%) Perl
9 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.89%) C++
10 2 (1.89%) Go
11 1 (0.94%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.60%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.09%) QA
2 8 (7.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (4.72%) WCAG
4 2 (1.89%) WAI
5 1 (0.94%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.94%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.72%) Puppet
2 3 (2.83%) Ansible
3 2 (1.89%) Kibana
3 2 (1.89%) logstash
3 2 (1.89%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (5.66%) Oracle
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.89%) SAP
3 1 (0.94%) Apple
3 1 (0.94%) Informatica
3 1 (0.94%) Infragistics
3 1 (0.94%) Siebel
3 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
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