The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 44 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing TDD 13 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.45% 1.17% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 1.66% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £31.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+87.40% -20.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
374 241 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 70.43% 70.26% 69.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 121 186
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £700 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
TDD
England

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
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 29 July 2014. 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
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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 -15 7 £325 - 14
Durham -2 4 £250 -33.33% 1
TDD
England

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 22 (88.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) Spring
2 16 (64.00%) jQuery
3 14 (56.00%) JUnit
4 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (44.00%) Ruby
5 11 (44.00%) HTML
5 11 (44.00%) Selenium
6 9 (36.00%) Web Services
7 8 (32.00%) CSS
7 8 (32.00%) C#
7 8 (32.00%) Python
7 8 (32.00%) Scrum
7 8 (32.00%) Maven
8 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) GIS
8 7 (28.00%) JBoss
8 7 (28.00%) JMS
8 7 (28.00%) Eclipse
8 7 (28.00%) JPA
8 7 (28.00%) Apache CXF
8 7 (28.00%) Hudson
8 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (28.00%) User Stories
9 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
9 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
9 6 (24.00%) Web Testing
9 6 (24.00%) C++
9 6 (24.00%) SQL

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Kentico
3 1 (4.00%) Sitefinity
3 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) JUnit
2 11 (44.00%) Selenium
3 8 (32.00%) Maven
4 7 (28.00%) Eclipse
4 7 (28.00%) Hudson
4 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (20.00%) PHPUnit
6 5 (20.00%) Subversion
6 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (20.00%) RSpec
General
1 5 (20.00%) Games
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) CMS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) Spring
1 16 (64.00%) jQuery
2 11 (44.00%) HTML
3 9 (36.00%) Web Services
4 8 (32.00%) CSS
5 7 (28.00%) JMS
5 7 (28.00%) JPA
5 7 (28.00%) Apache CXF
6 5 (20.00%) REST
6 5 (20.00%) YAML
6 5 (20.00%) MooTools
6 5 (20.00%) Java EE
6 5 (20.00%) JSON
6 5 (20.00%) Symfony
6 5 (20.00%) SOAP
6 5 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (12.00%) Struts
7 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
7 3 (12.00%) JSF
7 3 (12.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) GIS
2 2 (8.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Scrum
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) User Stories
3 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (24.00%) Web Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Release Management
4 5 (20.00%) OOP
4 5 (20.00%) OO
4 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (20.00%) BDD
4 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (16.00%) MVC
6 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.00%) Web Development
7 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (44.00%) Ruby
4 8 (32.00%) Python
4 8 (32.00%) C#
5 6 (24.00%) C++
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 5 (20.00%) PHP5
6 5 (20.00%) PHP
7 4 (16.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) JBoss
2 3 (12.00%) hybris
3 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) EPiServer
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