Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 20 29
Rank change year-on-year -19 +9 +36
Contract jobs citing TDD 54 184 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.90% 10.18% 6.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.75% 11.36% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 154 96
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £450 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +26.76% +12.70%
10th Percentile £345 £316 £263
90th Percentile £547 £536 £569
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £450 £355
% change year-on-year -5.56% +26.76% +12.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 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 800 1,620 1,190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.34% 89.60% 87.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 1,198 810
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £262 £273 £263
90th Percentile £588 £533 £575
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 31
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.43% +43.59% -10.55%
10th Percentile £9.01 £11.36 £13.00
90th Percentile £37.63 £42.10 £28.75
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.50 £27.00 £19.43
% change year-on-year -46.30% +39.00% -10.89%

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 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TDD in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 46 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (68.52%) BDD
3 35 (64.81%) Java
4 31 (57.41%) Scrum
5 26 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (48.15%) Test Automation
6 23 (42.59%) Open Source
7 22 (40.74%) Jenkins
7 22 (40.74%) JIRA
8 19 (35.19%) HTML
8 19 (35.19%) CSS
8 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
8 19 (35.19%) Confluence
9 18 (33.33%) Selenium
10 17 (31.48%) Kanban
10 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
11 16 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (29.63%) Cucumber
12 15 (27.78%) SQL
13 14 (25.93%) JUnit
13 14 (25.93%) Ruby
13 14 (25.93%) Scala
13 14 (25.93%) Mentoring
14 13 (24.07%) Microservices
14 13 (24.07%) Front End Development
14 13 (24.07%) REST
14 13 (24.07%) Linux
15 12 (22.22%) User Stories
15 12 (22.22%) SFIA
15 12 (22.22%) 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 19 (35.19%) Confluence
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Slack
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.70%) npm
3 1 (1.85%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (18.52%) NoSQL
3 9 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 9 (16.67%) MySQL
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 5 (9.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.85%) Big Data
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (40.74%) Jenkins
1 22 (40.74%) JIRA
2 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
3 18 (33.33%) Selenium
4 16 (29.63%) Cucumber
5 14 (25.93%) JUnit
6 8 (14.81%) WebDriver
7 7 (12.96%) RSpec
8 6 (11.11%) Firebug
8 6 (11.11%) Gradle
8 6 (11.11%) Hamcrest
9 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
10 3 (5.56%) JIRA Agile
10 3 (5.56%) Sahi
10 3 (5.56%) Subversion
10 3 (5.56%) WATIR
11 2 (3.70%) GitLab
11 2 (3.70%) gulp
11 2 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (3.70%) webpack
General
1 7 (12.96%) Games
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Developer
2 14 (25.93%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Agile Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Agile Java Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Architect
5 7 (12.96%) Senior Agile Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (9.26%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Digital Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) CSS
1 19 (35.19%) HTML
2 13 (24.07%) REST
3 11 (20.37%) Spring
4 9 (16.67%) XML
5 8 (14.81%) .NET
5 8 (14.81%) HTML5
5 8 (14.81%) jQuery
5 8 (14.81%) Web Services
6 7 (12.96%) CSS3
6 7 (12.96%) Spring Boot
7 6 (11.11%) Ajax
7 6 (11.11%) JSON
7 6 (11.11%) JSP
7 6 (11.11%) RESTful
7 6 (11.11%) Spring MVC
7 6 (11.11%) XSD
8 5 (9.26%) Node.js
9 4 (7.41%) Django
9 4 (7.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) User Experience
2 6 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Android
3 2 (3.70%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (68.52%) BDD
3 31 (57.41%) Scrum
4 26 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (48.15%) Test Automation
5 23 (42.59%) Open Source
6 17 (31.48%) Kanban
7 14 (25.93%) Mentoring
8 13 (24.07%) Front End Development
8 13 (24.07%) Microservices
9 12 (22.22%) DevOps
9 12 (22.22%) SFIA
9 12 (22.22%) User Stories
10 11 (20.37%) Coaching
11 10 (18.52%) MVC
11 10 (18.52%) SDLC
11 10 (18.52%) Test Scripting
12 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
13 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
13 7 (12.96%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (64.81%) Java
2 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
3 15 (27.78%) SQL
4 14 (25.93%) Ruby
4 14 (25.93%) Scala
5 8 (14.81%) Python
6 4 (7.41%) C#
7 2 (3.70%) Perl
8 1 (1.85%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
2 7 (12.96%) WCAG
3 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Docker
2 4 (7.41%) LXC
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Puppet
2 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.70%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.85%) Grafana
4 1 (1.85%) Graylog
4 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.70%) Capita
3 2 (3.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.85%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft