Period
to 25 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Deployment Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Deployment Automation over the 6 months to 25 May 2019 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.

Deployment Automation
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 52 64
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 0
Contract jobs citing Deployment Automation 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.21% 0.42% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.53% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Kent median daily rate - £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.27% +22.22%
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £388
% change year-on-year +11.11% +16.13% -18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £61.25 -

Deployment Automation 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 385 374 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 81.57% 78.24% 87.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 247 344
Kent median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £223 £275 £203
90th Percentile £631 £590 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 21
Kent median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £22.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.88% +77.62% -27.94%
10th Percentile £15.19 £15.53 £10.65
90th Percentile £51.90 £49.95 £29.92
South East median hourly rate £27.35 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +21.53% +7.14% -12.50%

Deployment Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Deployment Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Automation in Kent

Deployment Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Deployment Automation in Kent

Deployment Automation
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 Deployment Automation within the Kent region over the 6 months to 25 May 2019. 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 +4 1 - -
Deployment Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Deployment Automation 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 Deployment Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Economics
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Core
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Core
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

Deployment Automation
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 (100.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Core
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Core
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Economics
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree