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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 27 34 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +27
Contract jobs citing TDD 101 44 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.72% 4.55% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.21% 5.65% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 31 10
Median daily rate £475 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.76 £36.98 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -3.33%
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
1097 779 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 83.87% 80.64% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 493 456
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 40 23
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.30 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -28.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £13.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £45.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +7 96 £475 +35.71% 14
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 131 (75.72%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (54.91%) BDD
3 76 (43.93%) Java
4 74 (42.77%) Continuous Integration
5 70 (40.46%) CSS
6 68 (39.31%) JavaScript
6 68 (39.31%) AngularJS
7 63 (36.42%) Node.js
8 60 (34.68%) Scrum
9 54 (31.21%) Selenium
10 50 (28.90%) .NET
11 49 (28.32%) Test Automation
12 46 (26.59%) Test Scripting
13 45 (26.01%) QA
13 45 (26.01%) MVC
14 43 (24.86%) Software Engineering
14 43 (24.86%) HTML
14 43 (24.86%) Cucumber
14 43 (24.86%) Microservices
15 41 (23.70%) Open Source
15 41 (23.70%) Git (software)
15 41 (23.70%) XML
16 40 (23.12%) Ruby
17 38 (21.97%) Web Services
18 35 (20.23%) JSON
19 34 (19.65%) Jenkins
20 32 (18.50%) MongoDB
20 32 (18.50%) Scala
20 32 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
21 31 (17.92%) C#

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 13 (7.51%) Confluence
2 12 (6.94%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.36%) nginx
4 3 (1.73%) CMS
4 3 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.16%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.16%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.16%) OpenROAD
5 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.58%) SAS
6 1 (0.58%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.31%) GitHub
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.16%) Slack
4 1 (0.58%) IaaS
4 1 (0.58%) PaaS
4 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.20%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.50%) MongoDB
2 20 (11.56%) NoSQL
3 17 (9.83%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (9.25%) MySQL
5 15 (8.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.47%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.89%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.89%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.73%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.16%) Big Data
9 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.58%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.58%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 54 (31.21%) Selenium
2 43 (24.86%) Cucumber
3 41 (23.70%) Git (software)
4 34 (19.65%) Jenkins
5 27 (15.61%) webpack
6 26 (15.03%) Protractor
6 26 (15.03%) WebDriver
7 23 (13.29%) GitLab
8 21 (12.14%) HP UFT
9 20 (11.56%) Sahi
9 20 (11.56%) WATIR
10 19 (10.98%) JUnit
11 17 (9.83%) RSpec
12 16 (9.25%) JIRA
13 12 (6.94%) Eclipse
14 10 (5.78%) NetBeans
15 9 (5.20%) IntelliJ
15 9 (5.20%) Jasmine
16 5 (2.89%) Hudson
16 5 (2.89%) Subversion
General
1 31 (17.92%) Finance
2 18 (10.40%) Games
3 13 (7.51%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.78%) Retail
5 3 (1.73%) Electronics
5 3 (1.73%) Marketing
5 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.16%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 92 (53.18%) Developer
2 30 (17.34%) JavaScript Developer
3 25 (14.45%) QA Engineer
4 20 (11.56%) Java Developer
4 20 (11.56%) Test Engineer
5 19 (10.98%) Sitecore Developer
5 19 (10.98%) Software Engineer
6 17 (9.83%) .NET Developer
7 16 (9.25%) Architect
8 15 (8.67%) QA Test Engineer
9 14 (8.09%) Node.js Developer
9 14 (8.09%) Quality Engineer
10 13 (7.51%) Agile Developer
10 13 (7.51%) Angular Developer
11 12 (6.94%) Agile Java Developer
12 11 (6.36%) Digital Architect
12 11 (6.36%) Java Scala Developer
12 11 (6.36%) Scala Developer
12 11 (6.36%) Technical Architect
12 11 (6.36%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (40.46%) CSS
2 68 (39.31%) AngularJS
3 63 (36.42%) Node.js
4 50 (28.90%) .NET
5 43 (24.86%) HTML
6 41 (23.70%) XML
7 38 (21.97%) Web Services
8 35 (20.23%) JSON
9 28 (16.18%) EJS
9 28 (16.18%) Express
10 20 (11.56%) HTML5
11 19 (10.98%) ASP.NET
11 19 (10.98%) CSS3
11 19 (10.98%) jQuery
12 18 (10.40%) REST
13 13 (7.51%) Django
13 13 (7.51%) RESTful
14 12 (6.94%) Spring
15 10 (5.78%) Ruby on Rails
15 10 (5.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.67%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.20%) User Experience
4 7 (4.05%) NHS
5 2 (1.16%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.16%) iPad
6 1 (0.58%) iPhone
6 1 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.89%) Linux
2 3 (1.73%) Windows
3 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.58%) Android
4 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (75.72%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (54.91%) BDD
3 74 (42.77%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (34.68%) Scrum
5 49 (28.32%) Test Automation
6 46 (26.59%) Test Scripting
7 45 (26.01%) MVC
8 43 (24.86%) Microservices
8 43 (24.86%) Software Engineering
9 41 (23.70%) Open Source
10 30 (17.34%) Data Management
11 28 (16.18%) Functional Programming
12 27 (15.61%) Unit Testing
13 26 (15.03%) Automation Testing
13 26 (15.03%) User Stories
14 22 (12.72%) Asynchronous Programming
15 21 (12.14%) Kanban
16 20 (11.56%) DevOps
17 18 (10.40%) Automated Testing
17 18 (10.40%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 76 (43.93%) Java
2 68 (39.31%) JavaScript
3 40 (23.12%) Ruby
4 32 (18.50%) Scala
5 31 (17.92%) C#
6 27 (15.61%) SQL
7 8 (4.62%) Python
8 2 (1.16%) Clojure
8 2 (1.16%) Go
8 2 (1.16%) Groovy
8 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.58%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.58%) C
9 1 (0.58%) C++
9 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.58%) PHP
9 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (9.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (26.01%) QA
2 19 (10.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (9.83%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.31%) Docker
2 3 (1.73%) LXC
3 2 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (3.47%) Puppet
2 3 (1.73%) Ansible
3 2 (1.16%) Kibana
3 2 (1.16%) logstash
3 2 (1.16%) Salt
4 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (11.56%) Sitecore
2 18 (10.40%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.62%) Oracle
4 3 (1.73%) SAP
5 2 (1.16%) Informatica
6 1 (0.58%) Apple
6 1 (0.58%) Black Duck
6 1 (0.58%) HP
6 1 (0.58%) IBM
6 1 (0.58%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.58%) Siebel
6 1 (0.58%) VMware
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