The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 1 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 17 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.34% - 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.04% - 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Median daily rate £385 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +7.00%
TDD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
112 47 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 78.87% 79.66% 74.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 34 60
Median daily rate £373 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £88 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Northern Ireland region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
County Antrim - 8 £385 - 4
TDD
UK

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for TDD.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) BDD
3 8 (72.73%) C#
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) Multithreading
5 6 (54.55%) OOD
5 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
6 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (45.45%) C++
6 5 (45.45%) Python
7 4 (36.36%) Front Office
7 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 4 (36.36%) Degree
7 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
7 4 (36.36%) Information Security
8 3 (27.27%) Banking
8 3 (27.27%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
9 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
9 2 (18.18%) Validation
9 2 (18.18%) MVC
9 2 (18.18%) Apache
9 2 (18.18%) Linux
9 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 2 (18.18%) .NET
9 2 (18.18%) jQuery
9 2 (18.18%) WPF
9 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (18.18%) Data Validation

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
1 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
1 1 (9.09%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Front Office
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Lead Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (18.18%) jQuery
1 2 (18.18%) Node.js
1 2 (18.18%) Spring
1 2 (18.18%) WPF
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Equity Derivative
1 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Equities
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) BDD
3 7 (63.64%) Multithreading
4 6 (54.55%) OOD
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) Information Security
6 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Data Validation
7 2 (18.18%) MVC
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Validation
8 1 (9.09%) API Integration
8 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (9.09%) Kanban
8 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 1 (9.09%) Migration
8 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 1 (9.09%) SOA
8 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
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