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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation
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
15 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 71.43% 64.29% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
Median daily rate £350 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%