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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 39 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing TDD 43 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.60% 1.27% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.44% 1.83% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 0
Average daily rate £435 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -
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
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
790 438 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.58% 69.75% 74.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 264 193
Average daily rate £410 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 31
Average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 £28.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £30.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the North East region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +1 36 £435 +74.00% 10
Durham - 2 £363 -
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 91 (81.98%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (61.26%) Java
3 53 (47.75%) BDD
4 47 (42.34%) HTML
5 41 (36.94%) CSS
6 40 (36.04%) JavaScript
7 32 (28.83%) C#
8 30 (27.03%) Scrum
9 29 (26.13%) Ruby
10 28 (25.23%) Web Services
11 26 (23.42%) Python
12 25 (22.52%) Open Source
13 24 (21.62%) .NET
14 22 (19.82%) Spring
15 20 (18.02%) RESTful
15 20 (18.02%) Scala
16 19 (17.12%) XHTML
16 19 (17.12%) Linux
17 18 (16.22%) MongoDB
18 17 (15.32%) Waterfall
18 17 (15.32%) SQL
18 17 (15.32%) MySQL
19 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
19 16 (14.41%) C++
19 16 (14.41%) JSON
19 16 (14.41%) REST
20 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
20 15 (13.51%) Business Analysis
20 15 (13.51%) Project Management
20 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (9.01%) Node.js
2 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.60%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.70%) Confluence
4 2 (1.80%) CMS
4 2 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.80%) JBoss
5 1 (0.90%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.80%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) GitHub
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) Internet
2 3 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (0.90%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.22%) MongoDB
2 17 (15.32%) MySQL
3 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
4 13 (11.71%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.60%) SQLite
7 3 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.80%) Big Data
8 2 (1.80%) Redis
8 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.90%) HBase
9 1 (0.90%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Selenium
2 12 (10.81%) Cucumber
2 12 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.21%) WebDriver
5 7 (6.31%) RSpec
5 7 (6.31%) Subversion
6 6 (5.41%) JUnit
7 4 (3.60%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.60%) JIRA
8 2 (1.80%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.80%) Bower
8 2 (1.80%) Grunt
8 2 (1.80%) gulp
8 2 (1.80%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.80%) Maven
8 2 (1.80%) Mocha
9 1 (0.90%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.90%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (8.11%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Games
3 4 (3.60%) Law
4 3 (2.70%) Legal
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) German Language
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (65.77%) Developer
2 40 (36.04%) Java Developer
3 21 (18.92%) Analyst
4 19 (17.12%) Business Analyst
5 11 (9.91%) Digital Analyst
5 11 (9.91%) Digital Business Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Agile Developer
7 9 (8.11%) Digital Developer
7 9 (8.11%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.21%) .NET Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (6.31%) C# Developer
10 6 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Scala Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.50%) Ruby Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.50%) Test Engineer
12 4 (3.60%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (42.34%) HTML
2 41 (36.94%) CSS
3 28 (25.23%) Web Services
4 24 (21.62%) .NET
5 22 (19.82%) Spring
6 20 (18.02%) RESTful
7 19 (17.12%) XHTML
8 16 (14.41%) JSON
8 16 (14.41%) REST
9 13 (11.71%) ASP.NET
9 13 (11.71%) HTML5
10 12 (10.81%) jQuery
11 10 (9.01%) Java EE
11 10 (9.01%) JSP
11 10 (9.01%) XML
12 9 (8.11%) SOAP
13 8 (7.21%) Servlets
14 7 (6.31%) .NET Framework
14 7 (6.31%) CSS3
14 7 (6.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.70%) Social Media
3 3 (2.70%) User Experience
4 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.90%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.12%) Linux
2 13 (11.71%) Mac OS X
3 11 (9.91%) Unix
4 3 (2.70%) Windows
5 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (81.98%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (47.75%) BDD
3 30 (27.03%) Scrum
4 25 (22.52%) Open Source
5 17 (15.32%) Waterfall
6 15 (13.51%) Business Analysis
6 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.51%) Project Management
7 14 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (11.71%) Pair Programming
9 12 (10.81%) Kanban
10 11 (9.91%) Analytics
10 11 (9.91%) Data Analytics
10 11 (9.91%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (9.91%) Test Scripting
10 11 (9.91%) Web Design
11 10 (9.01%) MVC
11 10 (9.01%) Product Management
12 9 (8.11%) Automated Testing
12 9 (8.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (61.26%) Java
2 40 (36.04%) JavaScript
3 32 (28.83%) C#
4 29 (26.13%) Ruby
5 26 (23.42%) Python
6 20 (18.02%) Scala
7 17 (15.32%) SQL
8 16 (14.41%) C++
9 4 (3.60%) FQL
9 4 (3.60%) Jython
9 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.60%) VB
10 3 (2.70%) XPath
11 1 (0.90%) PHP
11 1 (0.90%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.21%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.50%) Degree
5 4 (3.60%) OCPJP
5 4 (3.60%) OCPJWCD
6 2 (1.80%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) ISEB
7 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.60%) QA
2 4 (3.60%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Docker
1 1 (0.90%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.70%) Puppet
2 2 (1.80%) Kibana
3 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) Oracle
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.60%) ServiceNow
3 2 (1.80%) OpenText
3 2 (1.80%) Vignette
4 1 (0.90%) SAP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago