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 27 March 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.

Degree
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 37 36
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Contract jobs citing Degree 10 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.39% 3.90% 2.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.28% 18.95% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 2
Median daily rate £368 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.90% +17.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +0.64% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.38 - £38.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -31.25% +25.00%  

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 47 95 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 15.93% 20.61% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 72 21
Median daily rate £350 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Median hourly rate £29.92 £170.00 £37.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.40% +351.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 27 March 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
Tunbridge Wells +15 3 £335 -16.25% 1
West Malling +4 2 £400 -
Canterbury - 2 - -
Dover - 1 £450 -
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
3 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
4 9 (37.50%) Mobile App
4 9 (37.50%) Web Services
4 9 (37.50%) XML
5 8 (33.33%) OpenGL
5 8 (33.33%) Java
5 8 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 8 (33.33%) Android SDK
5 8 (33.33%) Android Development
5 8 (33.33%) Memory Management
5 8 (33.33%) REST
5 8 (33.33%) Android
5 8 (33.33%) JSON
5 8 (33.33%) Mobile Development
6 7 (29.17%) Finance
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
8 5 (20.83%) MVC
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
9 3 (12.50%) React
9 3 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 3 (12.50%) Wireframes
9 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.50%) Subversion
9 3 (12.50%) Project Management
9 3 (12.50%) HTML
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.50%) Photoshop

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) FileNet
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (8.33%) DHCP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
1 2 (8.33%) Wireless
1 2 (8.33%) WLAN
2 1 (4.17%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.17%) DB2
4 1 (4.17%) Power BI
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
2 8 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Java Android Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Network Architect
5 2 (8.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Web Services
1 9 (37.50%) XML
2 8 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 8 (33.33%) JSON
2 8 (33.33%) OpenGL
2 8 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (12.50%) Ajax
3 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (12.50%) CSS
3 3 (12.50%) CSS3
3 3 (12.50%) Django
3 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) HTML5
3 3 (12.50%) jQuery
3 3 (12.50%) React
3 3 (12.50%) Sass
4 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) LINQ
4 2 (8.33%) WCF
4 2 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 9 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Android
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Android Development
2 8 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 8 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 5 (20.83%) MVC
4 3 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Web Development
4 3 (12.50%) Wireframes
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) Informatics
5 2 (8.33%) MVVM
5 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCNA
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Cognos
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Informatica
3 1 (4.17%) Netezza
3 1 (4.17%) Teradata
Kent
Reed Technology
Rate: £24.84 - £29.92 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago