Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 52 57
Rank change year-on-year +27 +5 +4
Contract jobs citing Advertising 23 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.44% 2.43% 1.46%
As % of the General category 13.77% 7.56% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 10
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £183 £261 £314
90th Percentile £548 £470 £491
South East median daily rate £425 £369 £350
% change year-on-year +15.25% +5.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -9.68% -8.82% -78.75%

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 167 172 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 39.48% 32.09% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 143 193
Kent median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £266 £180
90th Percentile £675 £598 £575
South East median daily rate £435 £420 £410
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 3
Kent median hourly rate £34.38 £45.00 £99.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.61% -54.55% +286.04%
10th Percentile £11.24 £42.75 £61.80
90th Percentile £41.93 £47.25 £159.80
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £22.18
% change year-on-year +55.00% -9.81% +10.88%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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
Maidstone - 15 £400 - 1
Chatham +2 2 £450 +28.57%
Dartford - 1 £400 -
Advertising
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 (39.13%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
5 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) C#
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (21.74%) SSDT
6 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
6 4 (17.39%) DevOps
6 4 (17.39%) Line Management
6 4 (17.39%) Planning and Forecasting
6 4 (17.39%) Business Forecasting
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
6 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (13.04%) Validation
7 3 (13.04%) VMware
7 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
7 3 (13.04%) Change Management

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 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
1 1 (4.35%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) IaaS
2 2 (8.70%) PaaS
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) Scribe Online
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (21.74%) SSDT
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Appium
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) MSTest
2 1 (4.35%) NUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.35%) TestRail
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Service Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Database Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Service Transition Manager
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Database Developer
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Transition Manager
5 2 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Service Continuity Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Core
2 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.35%) CSS3
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) LAMP
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) RESTful
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) CMDB
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
2 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Business Forecasting
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps
3 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
3 4 (17.39%) Line Management
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
3 4 (17.39%) Planning and Forecasting
3 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) ETL
4 3 (13.04%) ITSM
4 3 (13.04%) Service Continuity Management
4 3 (13.04%) Service Design
4 3 (13.04%) Validation
5 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C#
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Remedy
2 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Facebook
3 1 (4.35%) Zend