Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 41 57
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16 -22
Contract jobs citing Advertising 18 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.50% 2.00% 1.24%
As % of the General category 9.84% 4.76% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 6
Kent median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £240 £135 £319
90th Percentile £616 £475 £534
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £17.17 £18.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -4.64% -40.00% +71.43%

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 183 210 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 35.60% 42.00% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 167 116
Kent median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £202 £182 £215
90th Percentile £656 £575 £494
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 £77.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.56% +366.67% -52.92%
10th Percentile £42.75 £57.15 £11.70
90th Percentile £47.25 £94.85 £39.36
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +28.57%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Maidstone - 1 £230 - 1
Advertising
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Advertising 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 Advertising.

1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) JSON
3 6 (33.33%) Selenium
3 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 6 (33.33%) BDD
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 5 (27.78%) RESTful
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) HTTP
5 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 4 (22.22%) Xamarin
5 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 4 (22.22%) .NET Core
5 4 (22.22%) PSD2
6 3 (16.67%) Fintech
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Social Media
6 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 3 (16.67%) Android
6 3 (16.67%) Photography

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 2 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) MSTest
4 1 (5.56%) NUnit
4 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Web Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Web Content Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) JSON
3 5 (27.78%) RESTful
3 5 (27.78%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Core
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
6 2 (11.11%) REST
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.56%) HTML5
7 1 (5.56%) jQuery
7 1 (5.56%) SOAP
7 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) Fintech
2 3 (16.67%) Photography
2 3 (16.67%) Social Media
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Android
2 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) BDD
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 4 (22.22%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.11%) Microservices
6 2 (11.11%) SDET
7 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.56%) ETL
7 1 (5.56%) ITSM
7 1 (5.56%) MVC
7 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) PSD2
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Xamarin
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) VMware