Period
to 18 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Advertising in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Advertising over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Advertising
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 31 59
Rank change year-on-year -15 +28 -26
Contract jobs citing Advertising 22 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.14% 5.44% 1.01%
As % of the General category 12.94% 12.68% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 5
Kent median daily rate £500 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +41.67%
10th Percentile £194 £143 £313
90th Percentile £620 £525 £554
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £371
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.08% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +2.78% +16.13% -

Advertising is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 170 213 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 31.95% 42.94% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 166 169
Kent median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £193 £263 £180
90th Percentile £656 £567 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Kent median hourly rate £39.90 £21.78 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.25% -41.93% +6.99%
10th Percentile £37.58 £20.59 £15.75
90th Percentile £43.75 £22.96 £185.50
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% -7.27% +37.50%

Advertising
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Advertising as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Advertising in Kent

Advertising
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Advertising in Kent

Advertising
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Advertising in Kent over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Advertising in Kent

Advertising
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Advertising in Kent

Advertising
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 Advertising within the Kent region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +9 4 £200 +2.69% 2
Maidstone - 4 £525 -
Advertising
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Advertising also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Advertising.

1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
3 5 (22.73%) PSD2
3 5 (22.73%) Selenium
4 4 (18.18%) JSON
4 4 (18.18%) RESTful
4 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 4 (18.18%) BDD
5 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
5 3 (13.64%) REST
5 3 (13.64%) Gherkin
5 3 (13.64%) DevOps
5 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
5 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (13.64%) Microservices
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development
5 3 (13.64%) Fintech
5 3 (13.64%) SAS
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) HTML

Advertising
Co-occurring 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 3 (13.64%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (9.09%) InDesign
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Selenium
1 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
2 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.09%) Calabash
3 2 (9.09%) JMeter
3 2 (9.09%) MSTest
3 2 (9.09%) NUnit
3 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Automation Tester
2 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Tester
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) CRM Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) CRM Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Architect
4 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
1 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (18.18%) JSON
2 4 (18.18%) RESTful
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) Gherkin
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) REST
4 2 (9.09%) Angular 2
4 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) SOAP
4 2 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) Sass
5 1 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.64%) Fintech
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
1 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
3 4 (18.18%) BDD
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) Microservices
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development
4 3 (13.64%) MVC
4 3 (13.64%) SOA
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) API Integration
5 2 (9.09%) API Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.55%) Kanban
6 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C#
1 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) PSD2
2 1 (4.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.55%) Google