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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 59 26 41
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +15
Contract jobs citing TDD 59 59 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.05% 6.26% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 7.84% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 41 11
Median daily rate £400 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
- -32.77%
TDD
England

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
1215 753 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 83.51% 79.85% 73.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 478 252
Median daily rate £325 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £553 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 32 18
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £10.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -41 53 £400 +0.62% 13
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 North East region with a requirement for TDD.

1 91 (89.22%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (56.86%) BDD
3 54 (52.94%) Java
4 50 (49.02%) JavaScript
5 40 (39.22%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (36.27%) HTML
7 35 (34.31%) CSS
8 30 (29.41%) Scrum
9 29 (28.43%) Node.js
10 27 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (26.47%) Data Management
10 27 (26.47%) Software Engineering
11 23 (22.55%) Unit Testing
11 23 (22.55%) Microservices
11 23 (22.55%) AngularJS
12 22 (21.57%) C#
13 21 (20.59%) Cucumber
14 20 (19.61%) Git (software)
15 19 (18.63%) Test Automation
15 19 (18.63%) .NET
16 18 (17.65%) Regression Testing
16 18 (17.65%) Open Source
17 16 (15.69%) HTML5
17 16 (15.69%) RESTful
17 16 (15.69%) Internet
18 15 (14.71%) Web Development
18 15 (14.71%) Quality Management
18 15 (14.71%) Front End Development
19 13 (12.75%) Scala
19 13 (12.75%) Web Services

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 5 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.96%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.96%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.96%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.98%) CMS
4 1 (0.98%) Confluence
4 1 (0.98%) nginx
4 1 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.98%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.90%) GitHub
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.69%) Internet
2 2 (1.96%) Network Security
3 1 (0.98%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) MongoDB
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) Big Data
2 4 (3.92%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (20.59%) Cucumber
2 20 (19.61%) Git (software)
3 12 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 12 (11.76%) Selenium
4 11 (10.78%) gulp
5 8 (7.84%) GitLab
6 7 (6.86%) Grunt
6 7 (6.86%) Protractor
6 7 (6.86%) WebDriver
7 6 (5.88%) Mercurial
8 4 (3.92%) Bower
9 3 (2.94%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.94%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.94%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.94%) Mocha
10 2 (1.96%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.96%) JUnit
10 2 (1.96%) Maven
10 2 (1.96%) Sahi
10 2 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 9 (8.82%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Law
2 5 (4.90%) Retail
3 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (62.75%) Developer
2 35 (34.31%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.69%) JavaScript Developer
3 16 (15.69%) Software Engineer
4 15 (14.71%) Node.js Developer
5 12 (11.76%) Java Scala Developer
5 12 (11.76%) Scala Developer
6 11 (10.78%) Agile Developer
6 11 (10.78%) Agile Java Developer
6 11 (10.78%) Tester
7 9 (8.82%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (7.84%) Angular Developer
8 8 (7.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 7 (6.86%) Software Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (5.88%) HTML Developer
10 6 (5.88%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (36.27%) HTML
2 35 (34.31%) CSS
3 29 (28.43%) Node.js
4 23 (22.55%) AngularJS
5 19 (18.63%) .NET
6 16 (15.69%) HTML5
6 16 (15.69%) RESTful
7 13 (12.75%) Web Services
8 12 (11.76%) Express
9 11 (10.78%) CSS3
9 11 (10.78%) XML
10 10 (9.80%) jQuery
11 9 (8.82%) JSON
11 9 (8.82%) Spring
12 8 (7.84%) EJS
13 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET
13 7 (6.86%) React
14 6 (5.88%) Hibernate
14 6 (5.88%) Sass
14 6 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.86%) User Experience
4 2 (1.96%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.98%) CESG
5 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.98%) iPad
5 1 (0.98%) iPhone
5 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.84%) Linux
2 5 (4.90%) Mac OS X
2 5 (4.90%) Unix
3 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (89.22%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (56.86%) BDD
3 40 (39.22%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (29.41%) Scrum
5 27 (26.47%) Data Management
5 27 (26.47%) Software Engineering
6 23 (22.55%) Microservices
6 23 (22.55%) Unit Testing
7 19 (18.63%) Test Automation
8 18 (17.65%) Open Source
8 18 (17.65%) Regression Testing
9 15 (14.71%) Front End Development
9 15 (14.71%) Quality Management
9 15 (14.71%) Web Development
10 12 (11.76%) Coaching
10 12 (11.76%) Test Scripting
11 8 (7.84%) MVC
11 8 (7.84%) Pair Programming
12 7 (6.86%) Automation Testing
12 7 (6.86%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (52.94%) Java
2 50 (49.02%) JavaScript
3 22 (21.57%) C#
4 13 (12.75%) Scala
5 12 (11.76%) Python
5 12 (11.76%) Ruby
6 5 (4.90%) Clojure
6 5 (4.90%) Groovy
6 5 (4.90%) PHP
7 4 (3.92%) FQL
7 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.92%) SQL
7 4 (3.92%) VB
8 3 (2.94%) C
8 3 (2.94%) Perl
8 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.96%) C++
9 2 (1.96%) Go
10 1 (0.98%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) QA
2 7 (6.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.92%) WCAG
4 2 (1.96%) WAI
5 1 (0.98%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.98%) LXC
2 1 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) Kibana
1 5 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.90%) Puppet
2 3 (2.94%) Ansible
3 2 (1.96%) logstash
3 2 (1.96%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (5.88%) Oracle
2 4 (3.92%) ServiceNow
3 1 (0.98%) Apple
3 1 (0.98%) Informatica
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.98%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.98%) VMware
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