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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 35 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.07% 3.38% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 4.17% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 6
Median daily rate £255 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -6.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.69 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.72%
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
225 240 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 80.07% 81.08% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 141 132
Median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £20.83 £9.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.44% -48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Dover - 2 £255 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 43 (78.18%) TDD
2 29 (52.73%) Java
3 28 (50.91%) DevOps
4 26 (47.27%) Cloud Foundry
4 26 (47.27%) PaaS
4 26 (47.27%) Ruby
5 25 (45.45%) RabbitMQ
5 25 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
6 23 (41.82%) Go
6 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (41.82%) C#
6 23 (41.82%) .NET
7 22 (40.00%) Finance
7 22 (40.00%) Heroku
7 22 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (38.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (38.18%) .NET Framework
9 20 (36.36%) OpenStack
10 19 (34.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (34.55%) vSphere
10 19 (34.55%) SQL
11 18 (32.73%) Bash Shell
11 18 (32.73%) Redis
12 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET
12 17 (30.91%) CSS
12 17 (30.91%) Web Services
12 17 (30.91%) HTML
12 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
12 17 (30.91%) MVC

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 26 (47.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 20 (36.36%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 26 (47.27%) PaaS
2 22 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (40.00%) Heroku
3 21 (38.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (12.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) AMQP
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 18 (32.73%) Redis
3 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.91%) DataStage
5 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) Qt Creator
General
1 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.64%) Games
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (67.27%) Developer
2 28 (50.91%) Software Engineer
3 16 (29.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 15 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 15 (27.27%) Java Engineer
5 14 (25.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (23.64%) .NET Web Developer
6 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 13 (23.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (23.64%) C# Developer
6 13 (23.64%) C# Web Developer
6 13 (23.64%) Java Software Engineer
6 13 (23.64%) Web Developer
7 12 (21.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 12 (21.82%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 12 (21.82%) HTML CSS Developer
7 12 (21.82%) HTML Developer
7 12 (21.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (20.00%) Java Developer
9 8 (14.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (45.45%) RabbitMQ
2 23 (41.82%) .NET
3 21 (38.18%) .NET Framework
4 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET
4 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (30.91%) CSS
4 17 (30.91%) HTML
4 17 (30.91%) Web Services
5 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (27.27%) CSS3
5 15 (27.27%) Entity Framework
5 15 (27.27%) HTML5
5 15 (27.27%) jQuery
6 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 7 (12.73%) JMS
7 7 (12.73%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (10.91%) Spring
9 2 (3.64%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (3.64%) RESTful
9 2 (3.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Cloud Native
2 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (1.82%) Linux
1 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (78.18%) TDD
2 28 (50.91%) DevOps
3 25 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
4 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (30.91%) MVC
6 13 (23.64%) E-Commerce
6 13 (23.64%) Waterfall
6 13 (23.64%) Web Development
7 8 (14.55%) SOA
8 7 (12.73%) Microservices
9 6 (10.91%) ETL
9 6 (10.91%) High Availability
9 6 (10.91%) Migration
10 5 (9.09%) Pair Programming
11 4 (7.27%) Investment Management
12 3 (5.45%) Extreme Programming
13 2 (3.64%) Cybersecurity
13 2 (3.64%) Scrum
13 2 (3.64%) SIEM
13 2 (3.64%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) Java
2 26 (47.27%) Ruby
3 23 (41.82%) C#
3 23 (41.82%) Go
4 19 (34.55%) SQL
5 18 (32.73%) Bash Shell
6 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.91%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) C++
System Software
1 19 (34.55%) vSphere
2 11 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle
2 2 (3.64%) ArcSight
2 2 (3.64%) HP
3 1 (1.82%) Foundry