Period
to 13 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 13 November 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.

Algorithms
South East > Kent
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 42 49
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 -
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 7 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.67% 3.35% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.83% 8.02% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 1
Kent median daily rate £338 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £315 £331 £363
90th Percentile £439 £350 £388
South East median daily rate £500 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +42.86% -17.65% -18.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £31.29 £28.50
% change year-on-year -52.05% +9.77% -40.00%

Algorithms is in the Generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 120 212 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 28.71% 41.81% 28.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 165 98
Kent median daily rate £351 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.36% +3.32% -1.81%
10th Percentile £120 £120 £173
90th Percentile £534 £494 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 6
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £25.69 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.70% +26.86% +20.90%
10th Percentile £35.00 £25.69 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.75 £97.88 £42.75
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £19.30 £21.75
% change year-on-year +76.21% -11.29% +22.54%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in Kent

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Algorithms in Kent

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Algorithms in Kent over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Algorithms in Kent

Algorithms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Algorithms in Kent

Algorithms
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 Algorithms within the Kent region over the 6 months to 13 November 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 +16 5 £338 -3.57%
West Malling -5 1 £323 -4.44%
Algorithms
South East

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Algorithms 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 Algorithms.

1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
1 4 (57.14%) MATLAB
1 4 (57.14%) Simulink
1 4 (57.14%) Automotive
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (57.14%) MISRA
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) Statistics
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Algorithms
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:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Electronics Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Database Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Management
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
1 4 (57.14%) MATLAB
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) MISRA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Anite