Period
to 29 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 29 July 2017 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.

Data Management
South East > Kent
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 73 52
Rank change year-on-year +49 -21 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Management 43 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.75% 0.13% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.39% 0.17% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 0 1
Kent median daily rate £338 - £275
10th Percentile £201 - £263
90th Percentile £348 - £288
South East median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -11.11% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £11.50
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £12.75 £11.50
% change year-on-year +150.98% +10.87% -23.33%

Data Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 458 593 413
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 82.52% 78.96% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 430 226
Kent median daily rate £370 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +11.11% -3.64%
10th Percentile £205 £200 £200
90th Percentile £549 £588 £509
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 10
Kent median hourly rate £27.38 £40.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.55% +113.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £11.03
90th Percentile £29.92 £175.00 £42.75
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -19.00% +11.11% +6.51%

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in Kent

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Management in Kent

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management in Kent over the 6 months to 29 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Management in Kent

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Management in Kent

Data Management
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 Data Management within the Kent region over the 6 months to 29 July 2017. 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 - 9 £340 -
Canterbury - 2 - -
Dover - 1 £200 -
West Malling - 1 £338 -
Data Management
South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Data Management.

1 39 (90.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 39 (90.70%) Algorithms
2 38 (88.37%) .NET
2 38 (88.37%) Web Services
3 30 (69.77%) SQL
4 29 (67.44%) Entity Framework
4 29 (67.44%) .NET Framework
5 28 (65.12%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (65.12%) SQL Server
5 28 (65.12%) Migration
6 19 (44.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (44.19%) Statistics
7 18 (41.86%) High Availability
8 11 (25.58%) LINQ to SQL
8 11 (25.58%) Concurrent Programming
8 11 (25.58%) Multithreaded Programming
8 11 (25.58%) JSON
8 11 (25.58%) LINQ
8 11 (25.58%) Multithreading
8 11 (25.58%) TDD
8 11 (25.58%) XML
8 11 (25.58%) C#
9 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
9 10 (23.26%) Management Information System
9 10 (23.26%) Data Migration
10 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
10 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
10 9 (20.93%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (20.93%) API Testing
10 9 (20.93%) Test Strategy

Data Management
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 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (65.12%) Data Warehouse
1 28 (65.12%) SQL Server
2 19 (44.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (90.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Developer
2 20 (46.51%) SQL Developer
3 11 (25.58%) .NET Developer
3 11 (25.58%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (25.58%) C# Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Tester
5 8 (18.60%) SSIS Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Database Developer
6 7 (16.28%) SQL Database Developer
6 7 (16.28%) T-SQL Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Data Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Data Integrity Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (2.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (88.37%) .NET
1 38 (88.37%) Web Services
2 29 (67.44%) .NET Framework
2 29 (67.44%) Entity Framework
3 11 (25.58%) JSON
3 11 (25.58%) LINQ
3 11 (25.58%) LINQ to SQL
3 11 (25.58%) XML
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 39 (90.70%) Algorithms
2 10 (23.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Migration
2 19 (44.19%) Statistics
3 18 (41.86%) High Availability
4 11 (25.58%) Concurrent Programming
4 11 (25.58%) Multithreaded Programming
4 11 (25.58%) Multithreading
4 11 (25.58%) TDD
5 10 (23.26%) Data Migration
6 9 (20.93%) API Testing
6 9 (20.93%) Functional Testing
6 9 (20.93%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
6 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
6 9 (20.93%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.33%) Biometrics
7 1 (2.33%) Communications Security
7 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.33%) ETL
7 1 (2.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) C#
3 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) HNC
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft