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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 37 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 35 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.20% 1.52% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.93% 1.99% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 0
Average daily rate £445 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
590 251 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.67% 76.29% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 165 139
Average daily rate £410 £400 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +42.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 20
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.82 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.05 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £21.82 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 80 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (61.46%) Java
3 48 (50.00%) BDD
4 40 (41.67%) HTML
5 35 (36.46%) JavaScript
5 35 (36.46%) CSS
6 28 (29.17%) Scrum
7 27 (28.13%) Web Services
7 27 (28.13%) C#
8 25 (26.04%) Open Source
9 23 (23.96%) Python
10 22 (22.92%) Ruby
11 20 (20.83%) .NET
12 19 (19.79%) RESTful
12 19 (19.79%) Scala
13 18 (18.75%) MongoDB
13 18 (18.75%) Linux
13 18 (18.75%) Spring
14 17 (17.71%) XHTML
14 17 (17.71%) Waterfall
15 16 (16.67%) SQL
15 16 (16.67%) MySQL
16 15 (15.63%) Project Management
16 15 (15.63%) REST
17 14 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (14.58%) Business Analysis
17 14 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (14.58%) Oracle
17 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
17 14 (14.58%) JSON

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (10.42%) Node.js
2 4 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.13%) Confluence
3 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.08%) JBoss
5 1 (1.04%) CMS
5 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 16 (16.67%) MySQL
3 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
4 13 (13.54%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.17%) SQLite
7 3 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.04%) Big Data
9 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.04%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.50%) Selenium
2 11 (11.46%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.42%) Cucumber
4 8 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 7 (7.29%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.25%) JUnit
6 6 (6.25%) RSpec
6 6 (6.25%) Subversion
7 4 (4.17%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.17%) JIRA
8 2 (2.08%) Maven
9 1 (1.04%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.04%) Grunt
9 1 (1.04%) gulp
9 1 (1.04%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.04%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.04%) Mocha
9 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.29%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Games
3 4 (4.17%) Law
4 3 (3.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) German Language
Job Titles
1 59 (61.46%) Developer
2 34 (35.42%) Java Developer
3 20 (20.83%) Analyst
4 18 (18.75%) Business Analyst
5 11 (11.46%) Digital Analyst
5 11 (11.46%) Digital Business Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Digital Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Scala Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Architect
10 4 (4.17%) Technical Leader
11 3 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (41.67%) HTML
2 35 (36.46%) CSS
3 27 (28.13%) Web Services
4 20 (20.83%) .NET
5 19 (19.79%) RESTful
6 18 (18.75%) Spring
7 17 (17.71%) XHTML
8 15 (15.63%) REST
9 14 (14.58%) JSON
10 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
11 10 (10.42%) HTML5
11 10 (10.42%) Java EE
11 10 (10.42%) JSP
12 9 (9.38%) XML
13 8 (8.33%) Servlets
13 8 (8.33%) SOAP
14 7 (7.29%) jQuery
14 7 (7.29%) XSLT
15 6 (6.25%) .NET Framework
15 6 (6.25%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.08%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.08%) Social Media
3 2 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.04%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.75%) Linux
2 12 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 9 (9.38%) Unix
4 3 (3.13%) Windows
5 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (50.00%) BDD
3 28 (29.17%) Scrum
4 25 (26.04%) Open Source
5 17 (17.71%) Waterfall
6 15 (15.63%) Project Management
7 14 (14.58%) Business Analysis
7 14 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (11.46%) Analytics
9 11 (11.46%) Data Analytics
9 11 (11.46%) Kanban
9 11 (11.46%) Test Scripting
10 10 (10.42%) Pair Programming
10 10 (10.42%) Product Management
11 9 (9.38%) Automated Testing
11 9 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (9.38%) Web Design
12 8 (8.33%) API Design
12 8 (8.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 59 (61.46%) Java
2 35 (36.46%) JavaScript
3 27 (28.13%) C#
4 23 (23.96%) Python
5 22 (22.92%) Ruby
6 19 (19.79%) Scala
7 16 (16.67%) SQL
8 13 (13.54%) C++
9 4 (4.17%) Jython
10 3 (3.13%) FQL
10 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.13%) VB
10 3 (3.13%) XPath
11 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) Degree
4 4 (4.17%) OCPJP
4 4 (4.17%) OCPJWCD
5 2 (2.08%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) ISEB
6 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (4.17%) QA
1 4 (4.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Docker
1 1 (1.04%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.04%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) Oracle
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.13%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.08%) OpenText
4 2 (2.08%) Vignette
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago