The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Academic Degree
South East / Kent
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 13 29
Rank change year-on-year -16 +16  
Contract jobs citing Degree 12 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.78% 8.79% 5.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.82% 40.85% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Median daily rate £145 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.66% +2.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £505 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £22.52 - £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +9.09%  

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 55 71 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 21.91% 21.52% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 23
Median daily rate £375 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% -4.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £130 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Median hourly rate £22.52 £20.83 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -19.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Kent

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Kent

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Kent over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Kent

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Kent

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Kent over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Kent

Degree
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 Degree within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
West Malling -7 1 £400 +5.96%
Dartford - 1 - -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
1 8 (36.36%) Change Management
1 8 (36.36%) Programme Management
1 8 (36.36%) High Availability
2 6 (27.27%) Informatics
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 6 (27.27%) MVC
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) LAN
3 5 (22.73%) WAN
3 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
3 5 (22.73%) IT Strategy
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) Wireless
4 4 (18.18%) Finance
4 4 (18.18%) DHCP
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) Unix
4 4 (18.18%) MCSE
4 4 (18.18%) MCSA
4 4 (18.18%) Python
4 4 (18.18%) WLAN
4 4 (18.18%) CCNA
4 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification

Degree
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 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) LAN
1 5 (22.73%) WAN
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) Wireless
2 4 (18.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (13.64%) QlikView
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory Technician
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Server Technician
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# WPF Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Architect
3 3 (13.64%) HTML CSS Developer
3 3 (13.64%) HTML Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Information Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Architect
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) SSIS Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
3 3 (13.64%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) Ajax
1 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
1 3 (13.64%) CSS3
1 3 (13.64%) Django
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) HTML5
1 3 (13.64%) jQuery
1 3 (13.64%) LINQ
1 3 (13.64%) React
1 3 (13.64%) Sass
1 3 (13.64%) WCF
1 3 (13.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.64%) NHS
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Change Management
1 8 (36.36%) High Availability
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
1 8 (36.36%) Programme Management
2 6 (27.27%) Informatics
2 6 (27.27%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) IT Strategy
3 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Health Informatics
4 3 (13.64%) MVVM
4 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Web Development
4 3 (13.64%) Wireframes
5 2 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CCNA
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (18.18%) MCSA
1 4 (18.18%) MCSE
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) HP
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