The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidstone with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Kent / Maidstone
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 5 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidstone - 26.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 31.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £45.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -14.75% +27.08%  

TDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Maidstone with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Maidstone
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 24 19 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 92.31% 82.61% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 7
Median daily rate £375 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +14.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £313 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £525 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidstone citing TDD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Maidstone

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TDD in Maidstone.

Contractor daily rate trend for TDD in Maidstone

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Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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

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Co-occurring 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