Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Collaborative Working skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Collaborative Working over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Collaborative Working
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 59 54
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 -10
Contract jobs citing Collaborative Working 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.93% 0.57% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.70% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Kent median daily rate £375 £440 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.77% -20.00% +37.50%
10th Percentile £363 £270 £475
90th Percentile £498 £631 £585
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +18.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year -19.12% -37.61% +373.91%

Collaborative Working is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 362 431 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 84.58% 81.94% 81.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 320 336
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% +13.97%
10th Percentile £213 £205 £193
90th Percentile £575 £564 £575
South East median daily rate £434 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.52% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 8
Kent median hourly rate £36.50 £25.69 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.08% -15.77% +56.41%
10th Percentile £11.75 £13.00 £15.63
90th Percentile £46.38 £46.00 £110.55
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.81% -6.67% -0.73%

Collaborative Working
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Collaborative Working in Kent

Collaborative Working
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Collaborative Working in Kent

Collaborative Working
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Collaborative Working in Kent over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Collaborative Working in Kent

Collaborative Working
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 Collaborative Working within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Canterbury - 1 - -
Dartford - 1 £375 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £500 -
West Malling - 1 £375 - 1
Collaborative Working
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Collaborative Working 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 Collaborative Working.

1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Commercial Awareness
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Nessus
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software

Collaborative Working
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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Engagement Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Commercial Awareness
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft