Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 18 January 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.

Internet
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 48 49
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 -9
Contract jobs citing Internet 10 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.88% 1.49% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.89% 9.09% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Kent median daily rate £350 £400 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +52.38% -25.00%
10th Percentile £219 £381 £230
90th Percentile £375 £506 £467
South East median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Kent median hourly rate - - £37.50
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year -11.11% -17.56% +48.86%

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 72 77 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 13.51% 16.42% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 64 31
Kent median daily rate £325 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.33% -
10th Percentile £120 £168 £268
90th Percentile £528 £448 £500
South East median daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -0.63% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £14.45 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.79% -61.47% +243.25%
10th Percentile £16.04 £14.45 £26.33
90th Percentile £27.17 £14.45 £40.25
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £23.68 £32.50
% change year-on-year -26.63% -27.14% +62.50%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Kent

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Kent

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Kent over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Kent

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Kent

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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 Internet within the Kent region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Maidstone - 2 £300 - 1
Folkestone -1 1 £138 -63.20%
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £350 - 1
Internet
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (40.00%) CSS3
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) ReSharper
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) Fiddler
3 3 (30.00%) TypeScript
3 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (30.00%) SMTP
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) EDI
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (30.00%) SSL
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management

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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 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 3 (30.00%) SMTP
2 3 (30.00%) SSL
3 2 (20.00%) AMQP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Blockchain
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Fiddler
1 3 (30.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Database Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Deskside Support
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Incident and Problem Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) CSS3
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) HTML5
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (30.00%) EDI
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 3 (30.00%) SOAP
2 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Analytics
1 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (20.00%) Microservices
1 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Document Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (10.00%) UML
2 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) TypeScript
2 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus
2 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (10.00%) Thunderhead
2 1 (10.00%) VMware