Period
to 21 October 2018

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

Prototyping
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 29 -
Rank change year-on-year -21 - +62
Contract jobs citing Prototyping 6 34 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.37% 6.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 8.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 0
Kent median daily rate £418 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.01% - -
South East median daily rate £425 £385 £363
% change year-on-year +10.39% +6.21% -8.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -6.67% +16.13% -17.55%

Prototyping 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 371 409 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 84.51% 80.20% 83.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 312 289
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £222 £231 £193
90th Percentile £600 £611 £569
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 11 7
Kent median hourly rate £38.00 £25.69 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.92% +22.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £11.85 £13.00 £15.25
90th Percentile £43.50 £47.50 £114.40
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -1.45%

Prototyping
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Prototyping in Kent

Prototyping
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Prototyping in Kent

Prototyping
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 Prototyping within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
West Malling -9 4 £418 +22.79%
Maidstone -4 2 £425 +21.43%
Prototyping
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Prototyping 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 Prototyping.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) CMS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) ReSharper
2 5 (83.33%) LINQ
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) System Testing
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (83.33%) Sitecore
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Software Architecture
2 5 (83.33%) MVVM
2 5 (83.33%) R
2 5 (83.33%) Backbone.js
2 5 (83.33%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS

Prototyping
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 5 (83.33%) CMS
1 5 (83.33%) IIS
1 5 (83.33%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (83.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) Backbone.js
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (83.33%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
1 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) MVVM
1 5 (83.33%) Software Architecture
1 5 (83.33%) System Testing
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Due Diligence
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Sitecore