Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 22 October 2018 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)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 35 44
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 -22
Contract jobs citing TDD 60 53 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.35% 6.35% 6.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.25% 7.26% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 39 116
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £420 £425 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% -2.58% +11.50%
10th Percentile £257 £310 £300
90th Percentile £575 £555 £508
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £410 £425 £430
% change year-on-year -3.53% -1.16% +13.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £20.50

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 727 730 2,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 89.09% 87.53% 88.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 524 1,535
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £423 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +9.01% -16.91%
10th Percentile £279 £257 £225
90th Percentile £600 £542 £518
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £375 £344
% change year-on-year +10.00% +9.01% -16.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 94
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.50 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.06% +14.29% +69.70%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.70 £15.00
90th Percentile £29.90 £47.57 £36.35
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -61.67% +7.14% +75.77%

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing TDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Newcastle upon Tyne

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TDD in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Newcastle upon Tyne

TDD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for TDD.

1 52 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (76.67%) BDD
3 35 (58.33%) Java
4 26 (43.33%) SQL
4 26 (43.33%) Microservices
5 24 (40.00%) Scrum
6 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
7 21 (35.00%) Linux
8 15 (25.00%) JIRA
9 14 (23.33%) J2EE
9 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
9 14 (23.33%) MVC
9 14 (23.33%) Jenkins
10 13 (21.67%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (21.67%) RESTful
10 13 (21.67%) Kanban
11 12 (20.00%) JUnit
12 11 (18.33%) Web Services
12 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (18.33%) Front End Development
12 11 (18.33%) Node.js
13 10 (16.67%) REST
13 10 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
13 10 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 10 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (16.67%) HTML
13 10 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
14 9 (15.00%) .NET
14 9 (15.00%) CSS

TDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 9 (15.00%) Confluence
2 4 (6.67%) CICS
2 4 (6.67%) Jetty
2 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.67%) WildFly
3 3 (5.00%) JBoss
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) BrowserStack
2 3 (5.00%) Slack
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (13.33%) MySQL
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.67%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.67%) Big Data
8 1 (1.67%) SQLite
8 1 (1.67%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (25.00%) JIRA
3 14 (23.33%) Jenkins
4 12 (20.00%) JUnit
5 8 (13.33%) Selenium
6 7 (11.67%) Cucumber
7 6 (10.00%) Jasmine
7 6 (10.00%) Maven
8 5 (8.33%) gulp
8 5 (8.33%) SpecFlow
9 4 (6.67%) Gradle
10 3 (5.00%) Artifactory
10 3 (5.00%) FindBugs
10 3 (5.00%) Mockito
10 3 (5.00%) Subversion
11 2 (3.33%) Bitbucket
11 2 (3.33%) DbUnit
11 2 (3.33%) Gerrit
11 2 (3.33%) GitLab
11 2 (3.33%) jMock
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (71.67%) Developer
2 29 (48.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 8 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
3 8 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Senior Delivery Manager
3 8 (13.33%) Senior Manager
3 8 (13.33%) Senior Service Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Tester
6 2 (3.33%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Angular Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Automation Tester
6 2 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.33%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) J2EE
2 13 (21.67%) RESTful
3 11 (18.33%) Node.js
3 11 (18.33%) Web Services
4 10 (16.67%) HTML
4 10 (16.67%) REST
5 9 (15.00%) .NET
5 9 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 9 (15.00%) CSS
6 8 (13.33%) JDBC
6 8 (13.33%) JSON
7 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (10.00%) JSP
7 6 (10.00%) SOAP
7 6 (10.00%) Spring
8 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (8.33%) LESS
8 5 (8.33%) Swing
9 4 (6.67%) Hibernate
9 4 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (6.67%) User Experience
4 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.00%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Unix
3 2 (3.33%) DC/OS
3 2 (3.33%) Mesosphere
3 2 (3.33%) VMS
4 1 (1.67%) Android
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (76.67%) BDD
3 26 (43.33%) Microservices
4 24 (40.00%) Scrum
5 14 (23.33%) MVC
6 13 (21.67%) Kanban
6 13 (21.67%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (18.33%) Front End Development
8 10 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 10 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 9 (15.00%) High Availability
10 8 (13.33%) Line Management
10 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (11.67%) DevOps
11 7 (11.67%) SDLC
12 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
13 4 (6.67%) Coaching
13 4 (6.67%) Pair Programming
13 4 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) Java
2 26 (43.33%) SQL
3 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 6 (10.00%) C#
5 6 (10.00%) Java 8
6 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.67%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.67%) Groovy
7 1 (1.67%) Korn
7 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.67%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) Ruby
7 1 (1.67%) Scala
7 1 (1.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Docker
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Matomo
2 3 (5.00%) Terraform
3 2 (3.33%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.67%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) IBM
3 2 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (1.67%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.67%) Solace