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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 17 -
Rank change year-on-year -25 -  
Contract jobs citing TDD 19 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 5.65% 1.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.74% 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +1.81% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +3.75% -8.57%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 282 73 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 83.93% 85.88% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 38 26
Median daily rate £413 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £13.78 £17.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing TDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in County Antrim

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in County Antrim over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in County Antrim

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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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Belfast -25 19 £400 -8.57% 1
TDD
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (51.72%) Java
4 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (44.83%) Front Office
6 10 (34.48%) Finance
6 10 (34.48%) Unix
7 9 (31.03%) C#
8 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 8 (27.59%) Pair Programming
9 7 (24.14%) Information Security
9 7 (24.14%) Integration Testing
9 7 (24.14%) BDD
10 6 (20.69%) Multithreading
10 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
10 6 (20.69%) C++
10 6 (20.69%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (17.24%) SQL
11 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
11 5 (17.24%) OOD
11 5 (17.24%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
11 5 (17.24%) Performance Improvement
11 5 (17.24%) Low Latency
11 5 (17.24%) Asynchronous Programming
11 5 (17.24%) Angular 2
11 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
11 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
12 4 (13.79%) KDB

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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 5 (17.24%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.90%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.45%) Jetty
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) KDB
2 4 (13.79%) Kdb+
3 3 (10.34%) Big Data
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.90%) Endeca
4 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.45%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Ant
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) JUnit
2 2 (6.90%) Maven
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Moq
3 1 (3.45%) NUnit
3 1 (3.45%) QUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (44.83%) Front Office
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) Java Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Senior Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
6 5 (17.24%) C++ Developer
6 5 (17.24%) C++/C# Developer
7 4 (13.79%) KDB Developer
8 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Real Time Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Senior C++ Developer
10 1 (3.45%) Analyst
10 1 (3.45%) Development Team Leader
10 1 (3.45%) Java Team Leader
10 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (3.45%) QA Analyst
10 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
10 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Angular 2
1 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) Spring
2 4 (13.79%) Spring Boot
3 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.34%) JSON
3 3 (10.34%) RESTful
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.90%) jQuery
4 2 (6.90%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (6.90%) React
4 2 (6.90%) SOAP
4 2 (6.90%) WCF
4 2 (6.90%) WPF
4 2 (6.90%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (13.79%) Data Structures
3 4 (13.79%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (13.79%) N-Tier
4 3 (10.34%) Derivative
5 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.90%) Equities
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Unix
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (27.59%) Pair Programming
4 7 (24.14%) BDD
4 7 (24.14%) Information Security
4 7 (24.14%) Integration Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Multithreading
6 5 (17.24%) Asynchronous Programming
6 5 (17.24%) Low Latency
6 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
6 5 (17.24%) OOD
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Improvement
6 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
7 4 (13.79%) Defect Management
7 4 (13.79%) OO
8 3 (10.34%) Data Validation
8 3 (10.34%) Refactoring
8 3 (10.34%) Validation
9 2 (6.90%) MVC
9 2 (6.90%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) C++
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Perl
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.90%) R
7 2 (6.90%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
1 1 (3.45%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft