Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 16 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 - +32
Contract jobs citing TDD 74 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 12.71% 8.03% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.18% 10.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 68 22 0
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £418 £385 -
% change year-on-year +8.44% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

TDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 522 216 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 89.69% 78.83% 72.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 126 52
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £345 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.57% +6.98% +2.38%
10th Percentile £303 £138 £100
90th Percentile £500 £425 £525
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £355 £325
% change year-on-year +16.20% +9.23% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 2
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £13.63 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.75% -10.66% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £23.75 £35.15 £16.38
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% +17.31%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in County Antrim

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TDD in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in County Antrim

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in County Antrim over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in County Antrim

TDD
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -4 74 £420 +9.09% 1
TDD
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for TDD.

1 44 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (58.11%) Java
3 42 (56.76%) Finance
3 42 (56.76%) Test Automation
4 37 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 37 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 35 (47.30%) Relational Database
5 35 (47.30%) Hibernate
5 35 (47.30%) Spring
6 34 (45.95%) SQL
6 34 (45.95%) Oracle
6 34 (45.95%) CSS
6 34 (45.95%) Backbone.js
7 33 (44.59%) MVC
8 32 (43.24%) DB2
8 32 (43.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 30 (40.54%) RDBMS
9 30 (40.54%) DB2 UDB
9 30 (40.54%) Waterfall
10 29 (39.19%) C#
11 28 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (33.78%) Visual Studio
12 25 (33.78%) Multithreading
12 25 (33.78%) Performance Improvement
13 24 (32.43%) Spring Integration
13 24 (32.43%) XML
14 23 (31.08%) Banking
15 21 (28.38%) C++
15 21 (28.38%) RESTful
15 21 (28.38%) Low Latency

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 20 (27.03%) WebLogic
2 18 (24.32%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.70%) JBoss
3 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (47.30%) Relational Database
2 32 (43.24%) DB2
3 30 (40.54%) DB2 UDB
3 30 (40.54%) RDBMS
4 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.70%) Hazelcast
5 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.70%) MySQL
5 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.70%) Redis
6 1 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (33.78%) Visual Studio
2 19 (25.68%) Cucumber
2 19 (25.68%) Eclipse
2 19 (25.68%) JUnit
3 17 (22.97%) Bower
3 17 (22.97%) Grunt
3 17 (22.97%) Jasmine
4 4 (5.41%) Hudson
4 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.05%) Selenium
6 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.70%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.70%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.70%) JBehave
6 2 (2.70%) JIRA
6 2 (2.70%) Maven
6 2 (2.70%) Mockito
6 2 (2.70%) Subversion
6 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (56.76%) Finance
2 23 (31.08%) Banking
3 13 (17.57%) Front Office
4 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (94.59%) Developer
2 39 (52.70%) Java Developer
3 37 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 27 (36.49%) C# Developer
5 18 (24.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (22.97%) C++ Developer
6 17 (22.97%) C++/C# Developer
6 17 (22.97%) Senior C# Developer
7 13 (17.57%) Senior C++ Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Real Time Developer
10 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
10 4 (5.41%) C Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Analyst
11 3 (4.05%) Integration Developer
12 2 (2.70%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
12 2 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (2.70%) Senior SQL Developer
12 2 (2.70%) Test Analyst
12 2 (2.70%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 35 (47.30%) Hibernate
2 35 (47.30%) Spring
3 34 (45.95%) Backbone.js
3 34 (45.95%) CSS
4 32 (43.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 24 (32.43%) Spring Integration
5 24 (32.43%) XML
6 21 (28.38%) RESTful
7 19 (25.68%) Web Services
8 18 (24.32%) Ajax
8 18 (24.32%) JSP
8 18 (24.32%) Struts
9 17 (22.97%) Gherkin
10 7 (9.46%) JMS
11 6 (8.11%) .NET
11 6 (8.11%) Spring Batch
12 5 (6.76%) FIX Protocol
13 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
13 4 (5.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Data Structures
2 15 (20.27%) Virtual Team
3 14 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (13.51%) Derivative
5 9 (12.16%) Mobile App
6 5 (6.76%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.35%) Equities
8 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Linux
1 5 (6.76%) Unix
2 1 (1.35%) Windows
2 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (56.76%) Test Automation
3 33 (44.59%) MVC
4 30 (40.54%) Waterfall
5 28 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (33.78%) Multithreading
6 25 (33.78%) Performance Improvement
7 21 (28.38%) Asynchronous Programming
7 21 (28.38%) Low Latency
8 15 (20.27%) Refactoring
9 8 (10.81%) Analytics
9 8 (10.81%) Data Analytics
10 7 (9.46%) Project Management
10 7 (9.46%) Time Management
11 6 (8.11%) BDD
11 6 (8.11%) Integration Testing
12 5 (6.76%) ETL
13 4 (5.41%) Information Security
13 4 (5.41%) Migration
14 3 (4.05%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.11%) Java
2 37 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 34 (45.95%) SQL
4 29 (39.19%) C#
5 21 (28.38%) C++
6 6 (8.11%) R
7 4 (5.41%) C
8 2 (2.70%) Python
8 2 (2.70%) Ruby
8 2 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (45.95%) Oracle
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.35%) Infragistics