The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 29 June 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.

Migration
South East > Kent
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 28 33
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5  
Contract jobs citing Migration 24 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.34% 3.15% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.57% 4.00% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 8
Kent median daily rate £350 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +9.67%  
10th Percentile £205 £378 £246
90th Percentile £493 £468 £539
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £383
% change year-on-year - +10.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Kent median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% -  
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £30.25 £18.34
% change year-on-year -55.37% +64.91%  

Migration is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 191 250 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 82.33% 78.86% 77.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 629 392
Kent median daily rate £365 £453 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.33% +23.12%  
10th Percentile £263 £225 £269
90th Percentile £538 £925 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 12
Kent median hourly rate £22.52 £55.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.05% +378.26%  
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £137.50 £40.13
South East median hourly rate £29.75 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.03% +28.00%  

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Migration in Kent

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Kent

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Kent over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in Kent

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in Kent

Migration
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 Migration within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Maidstone - 4 £350 -
West Malling +1 1 £350 -17.64%
Stansted - 1 £325 -
Migration
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Migration 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 Migration.

1 29 (59.18%) .NET
2 26 (53.06%) SQL Server
2 26 (53.06%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (53.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (51.02%) Algorithms
3 25 (51.02%) Data Management
4 24 (48.98%) Web Services
5 18 (36.73%) SQL
6 17 (34.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (32.65%) Statistics
7 16 (32.65%) .NET Framework
7 16 (32.65%) Entity Framework
8 15 (30.61%) High Availability
9 14 (28.57%) Data Migration
9 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 10 (20.41%) Test Scripting
11 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
11 9 (18.37%) Functional Testing
11 9 (18.37%) Test Strategy
11 9 (18.37%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
11 9 (18.37%) API Testing
12 8 (16.33%) Data Quality
13 7 (14.29%) Finance
14 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
15 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
16 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
16 4 (8.16%) Supplier Management
16 4 (8.16%) C#

Migration
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 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Workday HCM
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) LAN
1 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (53.06%) Data Warehouse
1 26 (53.06%) SQL Server
2 17 (34.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) DB2
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (53.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Selenium
2 1 (2.04%) TestRail
2 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Developer
2 17 (34.69%) SQL Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Tester
4 6 (12.24%) Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Database Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.16%) SQL Database Developer
6 4 (8.16%) T-SQL Developer
7 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Migration Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Migration Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Finance Business Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Workday Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Workday Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (59.18%) .NET
2 24 (48.98%) Web Services
3 16 (32.65%) .NET Framework
3 16 (32.65%) Entity Framework
4 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (6.12%) CSS
4 3 (6.12%) HTML
5 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (51.02%) Algorithms
2 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) AS400
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Data Management
2 16 (32.65%) Statistics
3 15 (30.61%) High Availability
4 14 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 10 (20.41%) Test Scripting
6 9 (18.37%) API Testing
6 9 (18.37%) Functional Testing
6 9 (18.37%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
6 9 (18.37%) Test Strategy
7 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.16%) Project Management
8 4 (8.16%) Supplier Management
9 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) MVC
9 3 (6.12%) Validation
10 2 (4.08%) CRM
10 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.08%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.16%) C#
4 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) CBAP
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
1 1 (2.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.08%) ISO 9000
3 1 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Workday
3 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.04%) Remedy
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow