The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Maidstone region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 4 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 20.00% 8.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.00% 11.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£700 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+83.07% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidstone
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 80.00% 70.83% 55.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 16
Average daily rate £538 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £400 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
TDD
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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 11 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 25 July 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%) 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 25 July 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
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby