The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / North East
Rank 21 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +5
Contract jobs citing TDD 94 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.40% 3.92% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.97% 4.76% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 17 8
Median daily rate £467 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.88% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £38.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
857 735 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.70% 82.40% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 459 322
Median daily rate £375 £410 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.50 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the North East region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in the North East

TDD
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TDD across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

TDD Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

TDD
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the North East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +20 86 £455 +6.94% 16
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for TDD.

1 164 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (53.66%) BDD
3 82 (40.00%) Java
4 73 (35.61%) CSS
5 71 (34.63%) Scrum
6 70 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
7 68 (33.17%) .NET
8 67 (32.68%) JavaScript
8 67 (32.68%) Selenium
9 65 (31.71%) AngularJS
10 61 (29.76%) Test Automation
11 59 (28.78%) MVC
11 59 (28.78%) Ruby
12 56 (27.32%) Node.js
12 56 (27.32%) Cucumber
13 54 (26.34%) Test Scripting
13 54 (26.34%) QA
14 51 (24.88%) Scala
15 48 (23.41%) C#
16 47 (22.93%) HTML
17 45 (21.95%) Jenkins
18 44 (21.46%) JSON
18 44 (21.46%) Microservices
19 42 (20.49%) Git (software)
19 42 (20.49%) Open Source
19 42 (20.49%) Software Engineering
20 40 (19.51%) XML
21 39 (19.02%) Web Services
22 36 (17.56%) Finance
23 35 (17.07%) MongoDB

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 14 (6.83%) Confluence
2 11 (5.37%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.88%) nginx
4 4 (1.95%) CMS
4 4 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.98%) OpenROAD
5 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.98%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.49%) SAS
6 1 (0.49%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.98%) GitHub
2 2 (0.98%) Slack
3 1 (0.49%) IaaS
3 1 (0.49%) PaaS
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.39%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.07%) MongoDB
2 24 (11.71%) NoSQL
3 23 (11.22%) MySQL
4 21 (10.24%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (9.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.93%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.93%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.95%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 67 (32.68%) Selenium
2 56 (27.32%) Cucumber
3 45 (21.95%) Jenkins
4 42 (20.49%) Git (software)
5 32 (15.61%) WebDriver
6 28 (13.66%) HP UFT
7 27 (13.17%) JUnit
7 27 (13.17%) webpack
8 25 (12.20%) Protractor
8 25 (12.20%) RSpec
9 22 (10.73%) GitLab
10 20 (9.76%) Sahi
10 20 (9.76%) WATIR
11 17 (8.29%) JIRA
12 10 (4.88%) LoadRunner
13 9 (4.39%) Eclipse
13 9 (4.39%) Jasmine
13 9 (4.39%) NetBeans
14 8 (3.90%) IntelliJ
15 5 (2.44%) Hudson
General
1 36 (17.56%) Finance
2 21 (10.24%) Games
3 11 (5.37%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.39%) Retail
5 3 (1.46%) Electronics
5 3 (1.46%) Marketing
5 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.98%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Automotive
7 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 105 (51.22%) Developer
2 29 (14.15%) JavaScript Developer
3 28 (13.66%) QA Engineer
3 28 (13.66%) Sitecore Developer
4 24 (11.71%) Test Engineer
5 23 (11.22%) .NET Developer
5 23 (11.22%) Architect
6 21 (10.24%) Java Developer
7 18 (8.78%) QA Test Engineer
7 18 (8.78%) Software Engineer
8 16 (7.80%) Digital Architect
8 16 (7.80%) Quality Engineer
8 16 (7.80%) Technical Architect
8 16 (7.80%) Tester
9 14 (6.83%) C# Developer
10 13 (6.34%) Agile Developer
10 13 (6.34%) Digital Technical Architect
11 12 (5.85%) Node.js Developer
11 12 (5.85%) Scala Developer
12 11 (5.37%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (35.61%) CSS
2 68 (33.17%) .NET
3 65 (31.71%) AngularJS
4 56 (27.32%) Node.js
5 47 (22.93%) HTML
6 44 (21.46%) JSON
7 40 (19.51%) XML
8 39 (19.02%) Web Services
9 34 (16.59%) ASP.NET
10 27 (13.17%) EJS
10 27 (13.17%) Express
11 25 (12.20%) HTML5
12 24 (11.71%) CSS3
13 23 (11.22%) Play Framework
13 23 (11.22%) REST
14 22 (10.73%) Ruby on Rails
15 19 (9.27%) Django
15 19 (9.27%) jQuery
16 18 (8.78%) Spring
17 15 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.88%) User Experience
4 9 (4.39%) NHS
5 5 (2.44%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.98%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.49%) iPad
7 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.34%) Linux
2 3 (1.46%) Windows
3 1 (0.49%) Android
3 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.49%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (53.66%) BDD
3 71 (34.63%) Scrum
4 70 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (29.76%) Test Automation
6 59 (28.78%) MVC
7 54 (26.34%) Test Scripting
8 44 (21.46%) Microservices
9 42 (20.49%) Open Source
9 42 (20.49%) Software Engineering
10 33 (16.10%) Unit Testing
11 32 (15.61%) Automated Testing
12 31 (15.12%) Automation Testing
12 31 (15.12%) DevOps
13 29 (14.15%) Data Management
13 29 (14.15%) User Stories
14 28 (13.66%) Kanban
15 26 (12.68%) Functional Programming
16 25 (12.20%) Defect Tracking
16 25 (12.20%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (40.00%) Java
2 67 (32.68%) JavaScript
3 59 (28.78%) Ruby
4 51 (24.88%) Scala
5 48 (23.41%) C#
6 26 (12.68%) SQL
7 15 (7.32%) Python
8 2 (0.98%) PHP
8 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.49%) C
9 1 (0.49%) C++
9 1 (0.49%) COBOL
9 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (6.34%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.39%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (2.44%) ISEB
4 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (26.34%) QA
2 20 (9.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 20 (9.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (2.93%) Docker
2 4 (1.95%) LXC
3 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (0.49%) Ansible
2 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (15.61%) Sitecore
2 24 (11.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.39%) Oracle
4 3 (1.46%) SAP
5 2 (0.98%) HP
5 2 (0.98%) Informatica
6 1 (0.49%) Black Duck
6 1 (0.49%) IBM
6 1 (0.49%) ICL
6 1 (0.49%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.49%) Siebel
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle, County Down
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day 3 Month Rolling Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago