Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 39 28
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 62 52 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.09% 5.88% 8.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.87% 6.70% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 47 145
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £433 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% -3.41% +23.94%
10th Percentile £298 £338 £300
90th Percentile £575 £550 £536
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £435 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +2.35% -3.41% +25.71%
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 788 776 1,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 90.16% 87.68% 88.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 569 1,359
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% -15.56%
10th Percentile £290 £252 £235
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £415 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +7.10% +10.71% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 76
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £12.75 £22.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.05% -21.43% +30.23%
10th Percentile £9.26 £10.55 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £50.00 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.89 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -14.91% -36.36% +41.03%

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 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 54 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (75.81%) BDD
3 32 (51.61%) Java
4 27 (43.55%) SQL
5 25 (40.32%) Microservices
6 20 (32.26%) Scrum
7 19 (30.65%) Git (software)
8 18 (29.03%) Linux
9 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
9 15 (24.19%) JIRA
10 14 (22.58%) HTML
10 14 (22.58%) Confluence
10 14 (22.58%) Jenkins
11 13 (20.97%) CSS
12 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
12 11 (17.74%) JUnit
12 11 (17.74%) Web Services
12 11 (17.74%) Spring
12 11 (17.74%) MVC
12 11 (17.74%) AngularJS
12 11 (17.74%) REST
12 11 (17.74%) Kanban
13 10 (16.13%) High Availability
13 10 (16.13%) Node.js
13 10 (16.13%) .NET
13 10 (16.13%) J2EE
13 10 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (14.52%) Web Development
14 9 (14.52%) DevOps

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 14 (22.58%) Confluence
2 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.84%) SAS
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.23%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.61%) CMS
5 1 (1.61%) Drupal
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.06%) GitHub
3 4 (6.45%) Slack
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.23%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.23%) Heroku
5 2 (3.23%) SaaS
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) NoSQL
3 8 (12.90%) MongoDB
3 8 (12.90%) MySQL
4 6 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.45%) Big Data
6 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.45%) Sqoop
7 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.84%) DB2
7 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.23%) Data Lake
8 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.61%) Base SAS
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (1.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Git (software)
2 15 (24.19%) JIRA
3 14 (22.58%) Jenkins
4 11 (17.74%) JUnit
5 8 (12.90%) Cucumber
5 8 (12.90%) Subversion
6 7 (11.29%) Maven
7 6 (9.68%) GitLab
7 6 (9.68%) Jasmine
7 6 (9.68%) Selenium
8 5 (8.06%) gulp
9 4 (6.45%) SpecFlow
10 3 (4.84%) Artifactory
10 3 (4.84%) Bitbucket
10 3 (4.84%) Gradle
11 2 (3.23%) HP UFT
11 2 (3.23%) Mockito
12 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.61%) ERwin
12 1 (1.61%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (70.97%) Developer
2 24 (38.71%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 8 (12.90%) Delivery Manager
4 8 (12.90%) Senior Delivery Manager
4 8 (12.90%) Senior Manager
4 8 (12.90%) Senior Service Manager
5 6 (9.68%) Agile Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Scala Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Angular Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Programmer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) HTML
2 13 (20.97%) CSS
3 11 (17.74%) AngularJS
3 11 (17.74%) REST
3 11 (17.74%) Spring
3 11 (17.74%) Web Services
4 10 (16.13%) .NET
4 10 (16.13%) J2EE
4 10 (16.13%) Node.js
5 8 (12.90%) Hibernate
5 8 (12.90%) RESTful
6 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
6 6 (9.68%) JSON
6 6 (9.68%) SOAP
7 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (8.06%) LESS
8 4 (6.45%) HTML5
8 4 (6.45%) Java EE
8 4 (6.45%) Spring MVC
8 4 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) Biotechnology
3 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.61%) Life Science
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
3 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Unix
4 2 (3.23%) DC/OS
4 2 (3.23%) Mesosphere
4 2 (3.23%) VMS
5 1 (1.61%) CentOS
5 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (75.81%) BDD
3 25 (40.32%) Microservices
4 20 (32.26%) Scrum
5 11 (17.74%) Kanban
5 11 (17.74%) MVC
6 10 (16.13%) High Availability
6 10 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (14.52%) DevOps
7 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (14.52%) Web Development
8 8 (12.90%) Line Management
8 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
9 7 (11.29%) Open Source
9 7 (11.29%) SDLC
9 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
10 6 (9.68%) Coaching
10 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
11 5 (8.06%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (51.61%) Java
2 27 (43.55%) SQL
3 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.29%) Shell Script
5 6 (9.68%) C#
6 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.45%) Java 8
7 4 (6.45%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.84%) Ruby
8 3 (4.84%) Scala
9 1 (1.61%) C++
9 1 (1.61%) Groovy
9 1 (1.61%) Korn
9 1 (1.61%) Python
9 1 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.61%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Docker
2 4 (6.45%) Apache Flume
2 4 (6.45%) HDFS
3 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Matomo
2 2 (3.23%) Ansible
2 2 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (3.23%) Terraform
3 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) CA
3 1 (1.61%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (1.61%) Foundry
3 1 (1.61%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) Informatica
3 1 (1.61%) Pega
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.61%) Solace
3 1 (1.61%) VMware