Period
to 23 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Analytical Skills
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 41 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +2
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 22 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.61% 4.55% 5.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.87% 11.30% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 38
Kent median daily rate £400 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -8.54% -10.43%
10th Percentile £131 £300 £317
90th Percentile £540 £488 £515
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Kent median hourly rate - - £21.25
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.05
% change year-on-year +15.15% +2.84% -6.82%

Analytical Skills 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 171 230 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 35.85% 40.21% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 171 155
Kent median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £138 £130 £205
90th Percentile £565 £475 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 20
Kent median hourly rate £39.81 £29.92 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.04% +109.96% +9.62%
10th Percentile £24.72 £23.35 £9.00
90th Percentile £187.50 £29.92 £38.90
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £17.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year +39.25% -28.13% +41.18%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Kent

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Kent

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Kent over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Kent

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Kent

Analytical Skills
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 Analytical Skills within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 April 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
Dartford -1 3 £375 +25.00%
Ramsgate - 3 - -
Folkestone +5 2 £92 -73.71%
Maidstone -1 2 £438 +29.63% 4
Sandwich - 1 - - 1
West Malling - 1 £425 -
Analytical Skills
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 Analytical Skills.

1 14 (63.64%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (36.36%) QA
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 7 (31.82%) SDLC
4 5 (22.73%) Creative Thinking
4 5 (22.73%) BT
4 5 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) Validation
4 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) InfoPath
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) ISEB
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (13.64%) User Stories
6 3 (13.64%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (13.64%) Commercial Awareness
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (13.64%) SOAP
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
7 2 (9.09%) SoapUI

Analytical Skills
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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) InfoPath
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) SMTP
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Base SAS
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.55%) Appium
3 1 (4.55%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) JMeter
3 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.55%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
1 5 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) GDPR Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum Master
3 2 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Systems Validation Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Software Development Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Uniface Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) SOAP
2 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) CGI
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) EDI
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) SGML
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.55%) VRML
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 2 (9.09%) Reinsurance
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.55%) Smartcard
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) SDLC
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Creative Thinking
3 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
3 5 (22.73%) Validation
4 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (13.64%) Commercial Awareness
5 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) User Stories
6 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 2 (9.09%) VBA
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
3 1 (4.55%) Uniface
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 2 (9.09%) GDPR
3 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) BT
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Alteryx
3 1 (4.55%) VMware