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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
England / North East
Rank 15 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +9
Contract jobs citing TDD 93 35 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.65% 3.95% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.13% 4.69% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 17 5
Median daily rate £350 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £333 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%

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
767 747 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.86% 84.31% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 487 251
Median daily rate £388 £413 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +8.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.96 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 83 £350 -20.45% 17
Durham +1 4 £300 -33.33% 3
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 168 (83.17%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (50.00%) BDD
3 78 (38.61%) Java
4 74 (36.63%) .NET
5 73 (36.14%) Scrum
6 66 (32.67%) CSS
7 65 (32.18%) Ruby
8 63 (31.19%) Scala
8 63 (31.19%) JavaScript
8 63 (31.19%) C#
9 62 (30.69%) Selenium
10 61 (30.20%) MVC
11 58 (28.71%) Continuous Integration
11 58 (28.71%) Test Automation
11 58 (28.71%) Cucumber
12 52 (25.74%) AngularJS
13 50 (24.75%) Test Scripting
14 48 (23.76%) HTML
15 47 (23.27%) ASP.NET
15 47 (23.27%) Jenkins
16 44 (21.78%) Software Engineering
16 44 (21.78%) QA
17 42 (20.79%) Git (software)
17 42 (20.79%) Node.js
17 42 (20.79%) Automated Testing
17 42 (20.79%) Microservices
18 41 (20.30%) JSON
19 40 (19.80%) Unit Testing
20 39 (19.31%) DevOps
21 37 (18.32%) Sitecore

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 15 (7.43%) Confluence
2 11 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.95%) nginx
4 4 (1.98%) CMS
4 4 (1.98%) GeoServer
4 4 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.99%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.99%) OpenROAD
6 2 (0.99%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.50%) SAS
7 1 (0.50%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.99%) GitHub
2 2 (0.99%) Slack
3 1 (0.50%) IaaS
3 1 (0.50%) PaaS
3 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.46%) Internet
2 1 (0.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.33%) MongoDB
2 25 (12.38%) MySQL
2 25 (12.38%) NoSQL
3 22 (10.89%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (9.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (3.96%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.97%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.48%) GIS
8 4 (1.98%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 62 (30.69%) Selenium
2 58 (28.71%) Cucumber
3 47 (23.27%) Jenkins
4 42 (20.79%) Git (software)
5 32 (15.84%) WebDriver
6 31 (15.35%) JUnit
7 29 (14.36%) RSpec
8 22 (10.89%) HP UFT
9 18 (8.91%) JIRA
9 18 (8.91%) Protractor
9 18 (8.91%) webpack
10 15 (7.43%) GitLab
11 14 (6.93%) Sahi
11 14 (6.93%) WATIR
12 10 (4.95%) Eclipse
12 10 (4.95%) LoadRunner
13 9 (4.46%) NetBeans
14 8 (3.96%) IntelliJ
15 3 (1.49%) Hudson
15 3 (1.49%) Jasmine
General
1 30 (14.85%) Finance
2 19 (9.41%) Games
3 3 (1.49%) Advertising
3 3 (1.49%) Retail
4 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.50%) Automotive
5 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (51.49%) Developer
2 33 (16.34%) Sitecore Developer
3 25 (12.38%) QA Engineer
4 24 (11.88%) Java Developer
5 23 (11.39%) Architect
5 23 (11.39%) JavaScript Developer
6 22 (10.89%) .NET Developer
6 22 (10.89%) Tester
7 21 (10.40%) Test Engineer
8 19 (9.41%) Software Engineer
9 17 (8.42%) QA Test Engineer
10 16 (7.92%) Digital Architect
11 15 (7.43%) Automation Tester
11 15 (7.43%) C# Developer
11 15 (7.43%) Quality Engineer
11 15 (7.43%) Software Developer
11 15 (7.43%) Technical Architect
12 13 (6.44%) Digital Technical Architect
12 13 (6.44%) Scala Developer
13 12 (5.94%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (36.63%) .NET
2 66 (32.67%) CSS
3 52 (25.74%) AngularJS
4 48 (23.76%) HTML
5 47 (23.27%) ASP.NET
6 42 (20.79%) Node.js
7 41 (20.30%) JSON
8 32 (15.84%) XML
9 31 (15.35%) Play Framework
10 29 (14.36%) Ruby on Rails
10 29 (14.36%) Spring
10 29 (14.36%) Web Services
11 26 (12.87%) HTML5
12 24 (11.88%) REST
13 23 (11.39%) CSS3
14 20 (9.90%) Django
15 19 (9.41%) jQuery
16 18 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (8.91%) EJS
16 18 (8.91%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.94%) User Experience
3 11 (5.45%) Smartphone
4 9 (4.46%) NHS
5 8 (3.96%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.88%) Linux
2 6 (2.97%) Windows
3 1 (0.50%) Android
3 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.50%) Unix
3 1 (0.50%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (83.17%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (50.00%) BDD
3 73 (36.14%) Scrum
4 61 (30.20%) MVC
5 58 (28.71%) Continuous Integration
5 58 (28.71%) Test Automation
6 50 (24.75%) Test Scripting
7 44 (21.78%) Software Engineering
8 42 (20.79%) Automated Testing
8 42 (20.79%) Microservices
9 40 (19.80%) Unit Testing
10 39 (19.31%) DevOps
11 36 (17.82%) Open Source
12 31 (15.35%) Automation Testing
12 31 (15.35%) Kanban
12 31 (15.35%) User Stories
13 29 (14.36%) Defect Tracking
13 29 (14.36%) Web Testing
14 26 (12.87%) Data Management
15 25 (12.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 78 (38.61%) Java
2 65 (32.18%) Ruby
3 63 (31.19%) C#
3 63 (31.19%) JavaScript
3 63 (31.19%) Scala
4 23 (11.39%) SQL
5 20 (9.90%) Python
6 3 (1.49%) PHP
6 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.99%) C++
7 2 (0.99%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.50%) C
8 1 (0.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.46%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.47%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (2.48%) ISEB
4 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (21.78%) QA
2 18 (8.91%) WCAG
3 17 (8.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (3.47%) Docker
2 5 (2.48%) LXC
3 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.97%) Puppet
2 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (18.32%) Sitecore
2 31 (15.35%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.46%) Oracle
4 2 (0.99%) HP
5 1 (0.50%) Black Duck
5 1 (0.50%) IBM
5 1 (0.50%) ICL
5 1 (0.50%) Informatica
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