Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 60 44
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16 -
Contract jobs citing Deployment Automation 13 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.95% 0.39% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 0.49% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Kent median daily rate £419 - £461
10th Percentile £372 - £455
90th Percentile £455 - £468
South East median daily rate £450 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 372 410 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 84.35% 80.23% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 313 284
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £216 £231 £193
90th Percentile £600 £610 £569
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 11 7
Kent median hourly rate £38.00 £25.69 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.92% +22.33% -33.86%
10th Percentile £11.85 £13.00 £15.25
90th Percentile £43.50 £47.50 £114.40
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.73% -2.22% -4.26%

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 23 October 2018. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 8 - - 1
West Malling - 2 £394 -
Maidstone +12 1 £425 -
Ramsgate - 1 - -
Sittingbourne - 1 £450 -
Deployment Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 12 (92.31%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) RESTful
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET Web API
2 12 (92.31%) AngularJS
3 11 (84.62%) Entity Framework
3 11 (84.62%) TeamCity
3 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
3 11 (84.62%) .NET Framework
3 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (84.62%) TDD
3 11 (84.62%) SOA
3 11 (84.62%) SOLID
3 11 (84.62%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET Core
4 10 (76.92%) OO
4 10 (76.92%) Economics
4 10 (76.92%) CMS
4 10 (76.92%) Scrum
4 10 (76.92%) Degree
4 10 (76.92%) BDD
4 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Core
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (15.38%) WCF
6 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft

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 10 (76.92%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) .NET Developer
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (76.92%) C# Developer
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (53.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (46.15%) Azure Developer
5 4 (30.77%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
6 3 (23.08%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (23.08%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) AngularJS
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET Web API
2 12 (92.31%) RESTful
3 11 (84.62%) .NET Framework
3 11 (84.62%) Entity Framework
4 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET Core
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Core
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (15.38%) WCF
7 1 (7.69%) CSS
7 1 (7.69%) CSS3
7 1 (7.69%) Ember.js
7 1 (7.69%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (7.69%) REST
7 1 (7.69%) WF
7 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (84.62%) Problem-Solving
1 11 (84.62%) SOA
1 11 (84.62%) SOLID
1 11 (84.62%) TDD
1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 10 (76.92%) BDD
2 10 (76.92%) Economics
2 10 (76.92%) OO
2 10 (76.92%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Asynchronous Programming
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft