Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 33 65
Rank change year-on-year +9 +32 -37
Contract jobs citing TDD 80 61 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.05% 7.34% 4.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.34% 8.14% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 42 76
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -17.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £256 £301 £300
90th Percentile £600 £490 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £398 £335 £400
% change year-on-year +18.66% -16.25% -
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 774 749 1,903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.56% 90.13% 89.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 523 1,290
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £322
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +16.50% -19.53%
10th Percentile £256 £260 £220
90th Percentile £600 £550 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 33 96
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £25.50 £34.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.43% +95.05%
10th Percentile £10.56 £16.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £44.13 £47.76 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% +104.23%

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 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 72 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (80.00%) BDD
3 43 (53.75%) Scrum
4 37 (46.25%) SQL
5 35 (43.75%) Java
6 28 (35.00%) Linux
7 26 (32.50%) MVC
8 25 (31.25%) Microservices
9 22 (27.50%) C#
9 22 (27.50%) .NET
9 22 (27.50%) SQL Server
10 20 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 20 (25.00%) Test Automation
11 19 (23.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (23.75%) T-SQL
11 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
11 19 (23.75%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (23.75%) Git (software)
11 19 (23.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (23.75%) SpecFlow
11 19 (23.75%) DevOps
12 18 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (21.25%) RESTful
13 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (20.00%) Selenium
15 15 (18.75%) Windows
16 14 (17.50%) J2EE
16 14 (17.50%) Front End Development
17 13 (16.25%) Continuous Deployment
17 13 (16.25%) Amazon AWS

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 5 (6.25%) Confluence
2 4 (5.00%) CICS
2 4 (5.00%) Jetty
2 4 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.00%) WildFly
3 3 (3.75%) JBoss
4 2 (2.50%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.25%) Documentum
5 1 (1.25%) nginx
5 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.00%) BrowserStack
4 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.50%) Slack
5 1 (1.25%) GitHub
5 1 (1.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 19 (23.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (11.25%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (7.50%) MySQL
6 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (23.75%) Git (software)
1 19 (23.75%) SpecFlow
2 16 (20.00%) Selenium
3 12 (15.00%) JIRA
4 11 (13.75%) Cucumber
4 11 (13.75%) Jenkins
5 9 (11.25%) JUnit
6 5 (6.25%) gulp
6 5 (6.25%) Jasmine
6 5 (6.25%) WebDriver
7 4 (5.00%) FindBugs
7 4 (5.00%) Gradle
7 4 (5.00%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.75%) Artifactory
8 3 (3.75%) Gerrit
8 3 (3.75%) Maven
9 2 (2.50%) DbUnit
9 2 (2.50%) Hamcrest
9 2 (2.50%) jMock
9 2 (2.50%) Mockito
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (66.25%) Developer
2 23 (28.75%) Java Developer
3 20 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (11.25%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (8.75%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 7 (8.75%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Senior Delivery Manager
6 7 (8.75%) Senior Manager
6 7 (8.75%) Senior Service Manager
7 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Project Leader
7 6 (7.50%) Test Leader
8 5 (6.25%) Test Project Leader
9 4 (5.00%) Angular Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.50%) .NET
2 20 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (23.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (21.25%) RESTful
5 14 (17.50%) J2EE
6 9 (11.25%) HTML
6 9 (11.25%) Node.js
6 9 (11.25%) Web Services
7 8 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (10.00%) CSS
8 7 (8.75%) JDBC
9 6 (7.50%) Ajax
9 6 (7.50%) LESS
10 5 (6.25%) JSON
10 5 (6.25%) JSP
10 5 (6.25%) REST
11 4 (5.00%) Swing
12 3 (3.75%) SOAP
12 3 (3.75%) Spring
12 3 (3.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.00%) User Experience
3 6 (7.50%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.50%) Mainframe
4 4 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.00%) Linux
2 15 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) Android
3 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.50%) DC/OS
3 2 (2.50%) Mesosphere
3 2 (2.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (80.00%) BDD
3 43 (53.75%) Scrum
4 26 (32.50%) MVC
5 25 (31.25%) Microservices
6 20 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 19 (23.75%) DevOps
7 19 (23.75%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (17.50%) Front End Development
9 13 (16.25%) Continuous Deployment
10 11 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (13.75%) Kanban
11 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (10.00%) High Availability
13 7 (8.75%) Line Management
14 6 (7.50%) Domain Models
14 6 (7.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 6 (7.50%) DSDM
14 6 (7.50%) Secure Coding
14 6 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.25%) SQL
2 35 (43.75%) Java
3 22 (27.50%) C#
4 19 (23.75%) T-SQL
5 11 (13.75%) Shell Script
6 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.50%) Java 8
8 4 (5.00%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.50%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.25%) Python
10 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Degree
2 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Docker
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Matomo
2 3 (3.75%) Terraform
3 2 (2.50%) Ansible
3 2 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (2.50%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.25%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.25%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) IBM
3 2 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (1.25%) Capita
4 1 (1.25%) HP
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.25%) Pega