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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 69 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +14
Contract jobs citing TDD 61 53 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.74% 6.17% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 7.88% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 39 14
Median daily rate £431 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -24.36%
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
1390 673 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.12% 78.35% 74.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 428 248
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 42 13
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £11.83 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 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 1 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 -50 55 £438 +11.82% 21
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 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 88 (93.62%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (55.32%) BDD
3 48 (51.06%) Java
3 48 (51.06%) JavaScript
4 37 (39.36%) HTML
5 33 (35.11%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (34.04%) CSS
7 26 (27.66%) Data Management
7 26 (27.66%) Software Engineering
7 26 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (26.60%) Scrum
9 23 (24.47%) Node.js
10 22 (23.40%) Microservices
10 22 (23.40%) Unit Testing
11 18 (19.15%) Regression Testing
11 18 (19.15%) Git (software)
11 18 (19.15%) Open Source
12 17 (18.09%) Cucumber
12 17 (18.09%) AngularJS
12 17 (18.09%) C#
13 16 (17.02%) Internet
13 16 (17.02%) Test Automation
13 16 (17.02%) RESTful
14 15 (15.96%) HTML5
14 15 (15.96%) Quality Management
15 14 (14.89%) Web Services
15 14 (14.89%) Python
15 14 (14.89%) Test Scripting
15 14 (14.89%) Web Development
15 14 (14.89%) Front End Development

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 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.13%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.06%) CMS
4 1 (1.06%) Confluence
4 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.06%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.26%) GitHub
3 2 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.02%) Internet
2 2 (2.13%) Network Security
3 1 (1.06%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) Big Data
2 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.32%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.19%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.06%) HBase
5 1 (1.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 17 (18.09%) Cucumber
3 11 (11.70%) Jenkins
4 10 (10.64%) gulp
5 9 (9.57%) Selenium
6 7 (7.45%) GitLab
7 6 (6.38%) Grunt
7 6 (6.38%) Protractor
7 6 (6.38%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.26%) Mercurial
9 3 (3.19%) Bitbucket
9 3 (3.19%) Bower
9 3 (3.19%) Jasmine
9 3 (3.19%) Mocha
10 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.13%) Maven
10 2 (2.13%) Subversion
11 1 (1.06%) JIRA
11 1 (1.06%) JUnit
11 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (9.57%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Law
3 3 (3.19%) Legal
4 2 (2.13%) Games
4 2 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (61.70%) Developer
2 33 (35.11%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.02%) Software Engineer
4 14 (14.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (14.89%) Node.js Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Tester
6 9 (9.57%) Agile Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Java Scala Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Scala Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Analyst
8 7 (7.45%) Angular Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Business Analyst
8 7 (7.45%) HTML Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Software Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Web Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (39.36%) HTML
2 32 (34.04%) CSS
3 23 (24.47%) Node.js
4 17 (18.09%) AngularJS
5 16 (17.02%) RESTful
6 15 (15.96%) HTML5
7 14 (14.89%) Web Services
8 13 (13.83%) .NET
9 11 (11.70%) Express
10 10 (10.64%) CSS3
11 9 (9.57%) jQuery
11 9 (9.57%) JSON
11 9 (9.57%) Spring
12 8 (8.51%) REST
13 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET
13 7 (7.45%) EJS
13 7 (7.45%) XML
14 6 (6.38%) React
14 6 (6.38%) SOAP
14 6 (6.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) User Experience
3 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.13%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) CESG
5 1 (1.06%) iPad
5 1 (1.06%) iPhone
5 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Linux
2 5 (5.32%) Mac OS X
2 5 (5.32%) Unix
3 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (93.62%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (55.32%) BDD
3 33 (35.11%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (27.66%) Data Management
4 26 (27.66%) Software Engineering
5 25 (26.60%) Scrum
6 22 (23.40%) Microservices
6 22 (23.40%) Unit Testing
7 18 (19.15%) Open Source
7 18 (19.15%) Regression Testing
8 16 (17.02%) Test Automation
9 15 (15.96%) Quality Management
10 14 (14.89%) Front End Development
10 14 (14.89%) Test Scripting
10 14 (14.89%) Web Development
11 12 (12.77%) Coaching
12 10 (10.64%) Data Protection
13 8 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (7.45%) Pair Programming
14 7 (7.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (51.06%) Java
1 48 (51.06%) JavaScript
2 17 (18.09%) C#
3 14 (14.89%) Python
4 11 (11.70%) Scala
5 8 (8.51%) Ruby
6 6 (6.38%) C++
7 4 (4.26%) Clojure
7 4 (4.26%) FQL
7 4 (4.26%) Groovy
7 4 (4.26%) PHP
7 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.26%) VB
8 3 (3.19%) C
8 3 (3.19%) Perl
8 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.13%) Go
10 1 (1.06%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (9.57%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.26%) QA
3 3 (3.19%) WCAG
4 2 (2.13%) WAI
5 1 (1.06%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.06%) Docker
2 1 (1.06%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Kibana
1 5 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.32%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) Ansible
2 2 (2.13%) logstash
2 2 (2.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle
1 4 (4.26%) ServiceNow
2 1 (1.06%) Apple
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
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