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 24 July 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
24 Jul 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 £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.47 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.04% -8.08%
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
13 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 72.22% 66.67% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Median daily rate £340 £338 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -51.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.83 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%