Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 50 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 -24 +47
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 5 5 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.94% 1.07% 7.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.89% 3.76% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 41
Kent median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +3.70% +55.53%
10th Percentile £381 £350 £201
90th Percentile £395 £429 £348
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £338
% change year-on-year - +33.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £48.50 -
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £8.00 £15.07
% change year-on-year +537.50% -46.91% -56.94%

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 173 133 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 32.64% 28.48% 42.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 75 174
Kent median daily rate £425 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +14.81% -10.00%
10th Percentile £219 £178 £134
90th Percentile £645 £550 £438
South East median daily rate £443 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.28% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 10
Kent median hourly rate £42.75 £41.06 £29.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.13% +37.22% +121.63%
10th Percentile £30.40 £33.63 £24.47
90th Percentile £44.28 £187.50 £55.58
South East median hourly rate £22.43 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.24% +71.43% -28.57%

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 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 21 July 2019. 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
Dover - 1 £393 - 1
Maidstone - 1 £388 - 2
West Malling - 1 £388 - 1
Algorithms
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) LINQ
2 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (60.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Database Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) LINQ
2 3 (60.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 3 (60.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Management
2 3 (60.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 3 (60.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL