The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 7 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 7.69% 22.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 35.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£700 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidstone
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 69.23% 62.96% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 12
Average daily rate £290 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £125.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -91.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Maidstone region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

TDD
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby