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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 58 34
Rank change year-on-year +40 -24  
Contract jobs citing Data Management 30 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 9.90% 0.21% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.45% 0.28% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 1
Median daily rate £338 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year +78.57% -56.00%  

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 262 359 176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 86.47% 75.74% 69.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 277 86
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 9
Median hourly rate £27.38 £170.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -83.89% +806.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.52 £15.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.92 £170.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Data Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 5 £340 -
Canterbury - 2 - -
Dover - 1 £200 -
Data Management
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 47 (81.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 47 (81.03%) Algorithms
2 46 (79.31%) .NET
2 46 (79.31%) Web Services
3 38 (65.52%) SQL
4 37 (63.79%) .NET Framework
4 37 (63.79%) Entity Framework
5 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
6 26 (44.83%) C#
6 26 (44.83%) XML
6 26 (44.83%) TDD
6 26 (44.83%) LINQ to SQL
6 26 (44.83%) Multithreading
6 26 (44.83%) LINQ
6 26 (44.83%) JSON
6 26 (44.83%) Concurrent Programming
6 26 (44.83%) Multithreaded Programming
7 21 (36.21%) Migration
7 21 (36.21%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (20.69%) Statistics
9 11 (18.97%) High Availability
10 10 (17.24%) Data Migration
10 10 (17.24%) Management Information System
10 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
11 9 (15.52%) Test Scripting
11 9 (15.52%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (15.52%) Test Strategy
11 9 (15.52%) API Testing
11 9 (15.52%) Functional Testing

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 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.72%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (1.72%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
2 21 (36.21%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (12.07%) MS Access
5 6 (10.34%) DB2
Development Applications
1 47 (81.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.62%) Marketing
2 1 (1.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (65.52%) Developer
2 26 (44.83%) .NET Developer
3 20 (34.48%) C# .NET Developer
3 20 (34.48%) C# Developer
4 17 (29.31%) SQL Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Tester
6 5 (8.62%) Web Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) XML Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Data Manager
7 3 (5.17%) SSIS Developer
8 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Web Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Data Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Data Integrity Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Database Developer
9 1 (1.72%) T-SQL Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Web Analytics Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (79.31%) .NET
1 46 (79.31%) Web Services
2 37 (63.79%) .NET Framework
2 37 (63.79%) Entity Framework
3 26 (44.83%) JSON
3 26 (44.83%) LINQ
3 26 (44.83%) LINQ to SQL
3 26 (44.83%) XML
4 7 (12.07%) Regular Expression
5 6 (10.34%) HTML
6 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 47 (81.03%) Algorithms
2 10 (17.24%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.07%) Digital Media
3 7 (12.07%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Concurrent Programming
1 26 (44.83%) Multithreaded Programming
1 26 (44.83%) Multithreading
1 26 (44.83%) TDD
2 21 (36.21%) Migration
3 12 (20.69%) Statistics
4 11 (18.97%) High Availability
5 10 (17.24%) Data Migration
6 9 (15.52%) API Testing
6 9 (15.52%) Automation Testing
6 9 (15.52%) Functional Testing
6 9 (15.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (15.52%) Test Scripting
6 9 (15.52%) Test Strategy
7 8 (13.79%) Data Governance
8 7 (12.07%) Analytics
8 7 (12.07%) Tag Management
8 7 (12.07%) Web Analytics
9 6 (10.34%) Behavioural Targeting
9 6 (10.34%) Multivariate Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (65.52%) SQL
2 26 (44.83%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) HNC
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.72%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Adobe
2 7 (12.07%) Google
3 5 (8.62%) Cognos
4 2 (3.45%) Tealeaf
5 1 (1.72%) Omniture