The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 21 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 18 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.73% 3.93% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 5.07% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 6
Median daily rate £750 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -6.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Software Engineering
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
234 217 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 74.52% 77.50% 78.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 123 111
Median daily rate £453 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £514 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £20.83 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.13% -34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineering across the Kent region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Kent region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tonbridge - 5 £750 -
Dover +6 2 £255 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering 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 Kent region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 51 (76.12%) TDD
2 32 (47.76%) Java
2 32 (47.76%) DevOps
3 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (44.78%) C#
4 30 (44.78%) .NET
5 29 (43.28%) PaaS
5 29 (43.28%) Cloud Foundry
6 28 (41.79%) Ruby
7 27 (40.30%) RabbitMQ
7 27 (40.30%) Continuous Delivery
8 26 (38.81%) .NET Framework
8 26 (38.81%) Finance
9 25 (37.31%) SQL
9 25 (37.31%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (35.82%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (35.82%) Heroku
10 24 (35.82%) Go
11 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (34.33%) HTML
11 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
11 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET
11 23 (34.33%) CSS
11 23 (34.33%) MVC
12 22 (32.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (32.84%) OpenStack
13 21 (31.34%) CSS3
13 21 (31.34%) HTML5
13 21 (31.34%) vSphere
14 20 (29.85%) Entity Framework

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Application Platforms
1 29 (43.28%) Cloud Foundry
2 22 (32.84%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.97%) Apache
4 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (43.28%) PaaS
2 25 (37.31%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (35.82%) Heroku
3 24 (35.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (10.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) AMQP
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.84%) Apache Cassandra
2 20 (29.85%) Redis
3 7 (10.45%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.96%) DataStage
4 6 (8.96%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.97%) Big Data
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) Qt Creator
General
1 26 (38.81%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Banking
2 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Games
4 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
5 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (67.16%) Developer
2 31 (46.27%) Software Engineer
3 20 (29.85%) .NET Developer
4 19 (28.36%) C# Developer
5 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 18 (26.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (25.37%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 17 (25.37%) Java Engineer
7 16 (23.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (20.90%) .NET Web Developer
8 14 (20.90%) C# Web Developer
8 14 (20.90%) Java Software Engineer
8 14 (20.90%) Web Developer
9 13 (19.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 13 (19.40%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 13 (19.40%) HTML CSS Developer
9 13 (19.40%) HTML Developer
9 13 (19.40%) JavaScript Developer
10 12 (17.91%) Java Developer
11 8 (11.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) .NET
2 27 (40.30%) RabbitMQ
3 26 (38.81%) .NET Framework
4 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET
4 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (34.33%) CSS
4 23 (34.33%) HTML
5 21 (31.34%) CSS3
5 21 (31.34%) HTML5
6 20 (29.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (29.85%) Entity Framework
6 20 (29.85%) jQuery
7 19 (28.36%) Web Services
8 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (10.45%) JMS
9 7 (10.45%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (8.96%) Spring
11 3 (4.48%) Ember.js
11 3 (4.48%) RESTful
11 3 (4.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Cloud Native
2 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.49%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (1.49%) Linux
1 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
1 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (76.12%) TDD
2 32 (47.76%) DevOps
3 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (40.30%) Continuous Delivery
5 23 (34.33%) MVC
6 18 (26.87%) E-Commerce
6 18 (26.87%) Waterfall
6 18 (26.87%) Web Development
7 9 (13.43%) SOA
8 7 (10.45%) Microservices
9 6 (8.96%) ETL
9 6 (8.96%) High Availability
9 6 (8.96%) Migration
10 5 (7.46%) Pair Programming
11 4 (5.97%) Analytics
11 4 (5.97%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (5.97%) Investment Management
11 4 (5.97%) SIEM
12 3 (4.48%) Use Case
12 3 (4.48%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) Java
2 30 (44.78%) C#
3 28 (41.79%) Ruby
4 25 (37.31%) SQL
5 24 (35.82%) Go
6 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
7 20 (29.85%) Bash Shell
8 6 (8.96%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.99%) PHP
10 1 (1.49%) C++
10 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 21 (31.34%) vSphere
2 12 (17.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Oracle
2 4 (5.97%) HP
3 3 (4.48%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) Foundry
5 1 (1.49%) SAP