Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Object-Oriented (OO)
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 45 40
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 +10
Contract jobs citing OO 10 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.88% 1.60% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.95% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 14
Kent median daily rate £358 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.70% +9.23% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £278
90th Percentile £484 £458 £343
South East median daily rate £450 £389 £350
% change year-on-year +15.76% +11.07% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +9.76% +7.19% -7.27%

OO 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 421 411 452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 79.28% 82.36% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 285 284
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £231 £193 £203
90th Percentile £625 £560 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 21
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £21.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.33% -19.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £20.61 £15.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £114.40 £40.25
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for OO 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 OO in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Kent

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Kent over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO 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 OO in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO 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 OO within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 - 2
Faversham 0 1 £525 -
OO
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 OO.

1 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) JSON
3 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (50.00%) RESTful
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (40.00%) .NET Core
5 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (40.00%) JIRA
5 4 (40.00%) Selenium
5 4 (40.00%) Subversion
5 4 (40.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (40.00%) MVC
5 4 (40.00%) Advertising
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (30.00%) OOP
6 3 (30.00%) HTTP
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) BDD

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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 3 (30.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
3 3 (30.00%) Fiddler
3 3 (30.00%) Firebug
3 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) jMock
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) Mockito
General
1 4 (40.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Tester
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
5 1 (10.00%) J2EE Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) JSON
3 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) RESTful
4 4 (40.00%) .NET Core
4 4 (40.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (30.00%) CSS3
5 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) Laravel
6 2 (20.00%) React
6 2 (20.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Fintech
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Modular Programming
4 3 (30.00%) OOP
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
5 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
5 2 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (20.00%) SDET
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (20.00%) Xamarin
2 2 (20.00%) Zend
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle