The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation 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 Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £30.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.20% -18.00%
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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
8 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 61.54% 65.38% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 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 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
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 £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -