The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 7 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 10.53% 3.13% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 3.57% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £285 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.76 £36.98 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -3.33%
TDD
Kent

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
18 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 94.74% 87.50% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 5
Median daily rate £350 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Maidstone region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 14 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Maidstone region with a requirement for TDD.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Concurrent Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreaded Programming

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Concurrent Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL