Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 - 67
Rank change year-on-year - +67 -19
Contract jobs citing Internet 15 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.14% - 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.32% - 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 5
Kent median daily rate £388 - £285
10th Percentile £284 - £230
90th Percentile £408 - £620
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £10.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £13.10 £12.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.17% -33.33% +10.23%

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 57 69 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.95% 12.13% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 59 65
Kent median daily rate £325 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £138 £123 £175
90th Percentile £455 £439 £660
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Kent median hourly rate £10.50 £27.38 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.65% -28.88% +175.00%
10th Percentile £10.30 £22.24 £16.52
90th Percentile £24.62 £28.65 £40.85
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £19.81 £32.75
% change year-on-year +0.95% -39.50% +9.17%

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

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Kent over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Kent

Internet
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 24 April 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
Dartford - 7 £400 - 1
Maidstone - 2 £300 - 1
Aylesford - 1 - -
Folkestone - 1 £138 -
Internet
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) ISEB
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Selenium
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) GDPR
5 4 (26.67%) CSS3
5 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
6 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) TypeScript
6 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7

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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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
1 3 (20.00%) SMTP
1 3 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) AMQP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) Fiddler
2 3 (20.00%) ReSharper
2 3 (20.00%) TestComplete
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Deskside Support
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
1 4 (26.67%) CSS3
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) HTML5
2 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (20.00%) EDI
2 3 (20.00%) JSON
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
2 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) WCF
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (6.67%) VRML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Document Management
5 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Microservices
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.67%) Kanban
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) GDPR
2 2 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Cylance
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Lotus
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) Zscaler