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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 24 24 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Contract jobs citing TDD 99 61 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.92% 7.62% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.34% 8.92% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 49 7
Median daily rate £435 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.81% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £526 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £38.73 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.52% +6.82%
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
957 684 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 86.22% 85.39% 85.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 489 262
Median daily rate £400 £440 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 18 24
Median hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% -17.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £10.94 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 122 (81.33%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (60.67%) BDD
3 80 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 75 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 73 (48.67%) Node.js
5 73 (48.67%) CSS
6 68 (45.33%) AngularJS
7 67 (44.67%) Java
8 55 (36.67%) Software Engineering
9 52 (34.67%) Microservices
10 49 (32.67%) HTML
11 47 (31.33%) Data Management
12 44 (29.33%) Unit Testing
13 43 (28.67%) Git (software)
14 42 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
15 37 (24.67%) Scrum
15 37 (24.67%) Test Scripting
16 32 (21.33%) Express
16 32 (21.33%) EJS
17 30 (20.00%) Protractor
17 30 (20.00%) MVC
17 30 (20.00%) XML
18 29 (19.33%) Cucumber
18 29 (19.33%) Test Automation
19 27 (18.00%) Functional Programming
19 27 (18.00%) GitLab
20 26 (17.33%) webpack
21 25 (16.67%) Asynchronous Programming
21 25 (16.67%) QA
21 25 (16.67%) Web Services

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 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.33%) nginx
3 9 (6.00%) Confluence
4 2 (1.33%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.33%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.67%) CMS
5 1 (0.67%) OpenROAD
5 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.67%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.33%) GitHub
2 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.00%) Internet
2 1 (0.67%) Network Security
2 1 (0.67%) PBX
2 1 (0.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (5.33%) NoSQL
2 8 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.67%) MySQL
4 4 (2.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.33%) Big Data
6 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 43 (28.67%) Git (software)
2 30 (20.00%) Protractor
3 29 (19.33%) Cucumber
4 27 (18.00%) GitLab
5 26 (17.33%) webpack
6 24 (16.00%) Selenium
7 18 (12.00%) Jenkins
8 12 (8.00%) Eclipse
9 11 (7.33%) JIRA
9 11 (7.33%) WebDriver
10 10 (6.67%) NetBeans
11 9 (6.00%) IntelliJ
12 8 (5.33%) gulp
12 8 (5.33%) Jasmine
13 7 (4.67%) HP UFT
14 6 (4.00%) JUnit
14 6 (4.00%) RSpec
14 6 (4.00%) Sahi
14 6 (4.00%) Subversion
14 6 (4.00%) WATIR
General
1 15 (10.00%) Finance
2 12 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 10 (6.67%) Retail
4 7 (4.67%) Games
5 5 (3.33%) Law
6 2 (1.33%) Electronics
6 2 (1.33%) Marketing
6 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 98 (65.33%) Developer
2 38 (25.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 35 (23.33%) Java Developer
4 30 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 22 (14.67%) Node.js Developer
6 15 (10.00%) Java Scala Developer
6 15 (10.00%) Scala Developer
7 14 (9.33%) Angular Developer
8 13 (8.67%) Agile Developer
8 13 (8.67%) Agile Java Developer
8 13 (8.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 12 (8.00%) Software Developer
10 11 (7.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (6.67%) JavaScript Engineer
11 10 (6.67%) QA Engineer
12 9 (6.00%) Architect
12 9 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
13 8 (5.33%) Java Engineer
13 8 (5.33%) Senior Developer
13 8 (5.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (48.67%) CSS
1 73 (48.67%) Node.js
2 68 (45.33%) AngularJS
3 49 (32.67%) HTML
4 32 (21.33%) EJS
4 32 (21.33%) Express
5 30 (20.00%) XML
6 25 (16.67%) Web Services
7 20 (13.33%) JSON
8 18 (12.00%) .NET
8 18 (12.00%) HTML5
9 17 (11.33%) jQuery
10 16 (10.67%) CSS3
11 15 (10.00%) RESTful
12 13 (8.67%) Spring
13 10 (6.67%) REST
14 9 (6.00%) D3.js
15 8 (5.33%) React
16 7 (4.67%) Play Framework
16 7 (4.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 42 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.00%) User Experience
4 3 (2.00%) NHS
5 2 (1.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.33%) iPad
5 2 (1.33%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.67%) iPhone
6 1 (0.67%) PKI
6 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.67%) Linux
2 3 (2.00%) Windows
3 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (81.33%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (60.67%) BDD
3 75 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (36.67%) Software Engineering
5 52 (34.67%) Microservices
6 47 (31.33%) Data Management
7 44 (29.33%) Unit Testing
8 37 (24.67%) Scrum
8 37 (24.67%) Test Scripting
9 30 (20.00%) MVC
10 29 (19.33%) Test Automation
11 27 (18.00%) Functional Programming
12 25 (16.67%) Asynchronous Programming
13 21 (14.00%) Quality Management
14 19 (12.67%) Continuous Delivery
14 19 (12.67%) Open Source
14 19 (12.67%) Regression Testing
15 14 (9.33%) Front End Development
15 14 (9.33%) Pair Programming
16 13 (8.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 67 (44.67%) Java
3 18 (12.00%) Ruby
4 17 (11.33%) Scala
5 14 (9.33%) C#
6 8 (5.33%) Python
6 8 (5.33%) SQL
7 4 (2.67%) Clojure
7 4 (2.67%) Groovy
7 4 (2.67%) PHP
8 3 (2.00%) C++
9 2 (1.33%) Go
10 1 (0.67%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.67%) C
10 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.67%) QA
2 14 (9.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (4.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.67%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.33%) Puppet
2 3 (2.00%) Ansible
3 2 (1.33%) Kibana
3 2 (1.33%) logstash
3 2 (1.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (4.67%) Oracle
2 4 (2.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.33%) Informatica
3 2 (1.33%) SAP
4 1 (0.67%) Apple
4 1 (0.67%) HP
4 1 (0.67%) Infragistics
4 1 (0.67%) Siebel
4 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
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