Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 65 74
Rank change year-on-year +11 +9 -41
Contract jobs citing Collaborative Working 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.05% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.20% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Kent median daily rate £375 - £375
10th Percentile £303 - £243
90th Percentile £440 - £508
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +10.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -43.53% +8.97% -52.73%

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 369 491 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 77.52% 85.84% 76.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 347 428
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £263 £201 £180
90th Percentile £625 £538 £575
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 20
Kent median hourly rate £39.81 £27.38 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.38% +16.51% +54.10%
10th Percentile £17.94 £10.14 £12.17
90th Percentile £47.25 £29.92 £175.00
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.52 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.53% -18.11% +27.43%

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 21 April 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 21 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 - 4 £375 -
West Malling - 1 £450 -
Collaborative Working
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (60.00%) Commercial Awareness
1 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking

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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Commercial Awareness
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft