Period
to 15 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Orchard products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Orchard over the 6 months to 15 December 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Orchard Information Systems Ltd.

Orchard
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +58
Contract jobs citing Orchard 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.18% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median daily rate - - -
South East median daily rate - £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Orchard is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Kent.

All Vendors
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 248 218 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 45.67% 44.76% 38.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 154 147
Kent median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £175 £171 £200
90th Percentile £530 £459 £475
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £13.23 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.25% -6.37% -31.66%
10th Percentile £9.90 £10.63 £10.87
90th Percentile £75.71 £21.63 £23.30
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +15.83% -16.67% +14.29%

Orchard
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Orchard in Kent

Orchard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Orchard in Kent

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Orchard 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 Orchard.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Anite
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

Orchard
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Anite
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle