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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 53 27 50
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +23
Contract jobs citing TDD 38 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.16% 5.21% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.68% 6.75% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 8
Median daily rate £450 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £276 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -5.55%
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
812 400 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.94% 77.22% 81.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 263 271
Median daily rate £323 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -23.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 2016.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 63 (88.73%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (61.97%) Java
3 34 (47.89%) JavaScript
4 33 (46.48%) BDD
5 25 (35.21%) HTML
6 23 (32.39%) Scrum
7 19 (26.76%) Open Source
8 18 (25.35%) CSS
9 16 (22.54%) Python
9 16 (22.54%) C#
10 15 (21.13%) Spring
11 14 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (19.72%) Scala
11 14 (19.72%) Microservices
12 13 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (18.31%) RESTful
12 13 (18.31%) HTML5
13 12 (16.90%) MongoDB
13 12 (16.90%) NoSQL
13 12 (16.90%) Linux
14 11 (15.49%) .NET
14 11 (15.49%) Ruby
14 11 (15.49%) Kanban
14 11 (15.49%) Test Scripting
14 11 (15.49%) REST
15 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
15 10 (14.08%) Cucumber
15 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
15 10 (14.08%) Data Management
15 10 (14.08%) 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 9 (12.68%) Node.js
2 3 (4.23%) Confluence
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) CMS
3 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.41%) JBoss
4 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.41%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) MongoDB
1 12 (16.90%) NoSQL
2 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.63%) MySQL
5 3 (4.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (4.23%) Big Data
5 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.41%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Cucumber
1 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.27%) Selenium
3 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.04%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.63%) JUnit
4 4 (5.63%) RSpec
5 3 (4.23%) Grunt
5 3 (4.23%) gulp
5 3 (4.23%) JIRA
6 2 (2.82%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.82%) Bower
6 2 (2.82%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.82%) Mocha
7 1 (1.41%) Maven
7 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.41%) Subversion
7 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (9.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Games
2 4 (5.63%) Law
3 3 (4.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) Developer
2 26 (36.62%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Agile Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Agile Java Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Architect
5 6 (8.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Node.js Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Tester
7 4 (5.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (5.63%) HTML Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Scala Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.63%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.21%) HTML
2 18 (25.35%) CSS
3 15 (21.13%) Spring
4 13 (18.31%) HTML5
4 13 (18.31%) RESTful
5 11 (15.49%) .NET
5 11 (15.49%) REST
6 10 (14.08%) Web Services
7 9 (12.68%) JSON
8 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
8 7 (9.86%) CSS3
9 6 (8.45%) jQuery
10 5 (7.04%) Hibernate
10 5 (7.04%) Play Framework
11 4 (5.63%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.63%) Django
12 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
12 3 (4.23%) CAML
12 3 (4.23%) Express
12 3 (4.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) User Experience
3 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.82%) Social Media
4 1 (1.41%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Linux
2 5 (7.04%) Mac OS X
2 5 (7.04%) Unix
3 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (88.73%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (46.48%) BDD
3 23 (32.39%) Scrum
4 19 (26.76%) Open Source
5 14 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (19.72%) Microservices
6 11 (15.49%) Kanban
6 11 (15.49%) Test Scripting
7 10 (14.08%) Data Management
7 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
8 8 (11.27%) Front End Development
8 8 (11.27%) Waterfall
9 7 (9.86%) Automated Testing
9 7 (9.86%) Business Analysis
10 6 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (8.45%) DevOps
10 6 (8.45%) Project Management
10 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.45%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.97%) Java
2 34 (47.89%) JavaScript
3 16 (22.54%) C#
3 16 (22.54%) Python
4 14 (19.72%) Scala
5 11 (15.49%) Ruby
6 5 (7.04%) C++
7 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.23%) C
8 3 (4.23%) FQL
8 3 (4.23%) Perl
8 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.23%) VB
9 2 (2.82%) PHP
10 1 (1.41%) Clojure
10 1 (1.41%) Groovy
10 1 (1.41%) SQL
10 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) BPSS Clearance
1 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) WCAG
2 4 (5.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.82%) QA
3 2 (2.82%) WAI
4 1 (1.41%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Docker
1 1 (1.41%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (7.04%) Puppet
2 2 (2.82%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle
1 3 (4.23%) ServiceNow
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) OpenText
2 2 (2.82%) Vignette
3 1 (1.41%) Sitecore