Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 51 66
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15 -
Contract jobs citing Prototyping 27 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.10% 2.00% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.55% 2.40% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 0
Kent median daily rate £345 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.97% - -
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £60.00 - £50.00

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 412 416 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 77.88% 83.37% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 299 356
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £262 £201 £196
90th Percentile £638 £538 £503
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 29
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £21.78 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.73% +11.67% -12.69%
10th Percentile £25.50 £9.61 £12.25
90th Percentile £40.71 £29.92 £40.25
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% -16.67% +50.00%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 February 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
Maidstone -2 13 £338 -10.00%
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £375 -
West Malling - 2 £345 -
Dartford - 1 £275 -
Prototyping
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 25 (92.59%) C#
1 25 (92.59%) .NET
1 25 (92.59%) SQL Server
1 25 (92.59%) MVVM
2 23 (85.19%) ASP.NET Web API
2 23 (85.19%) MVC
3 19 (70.37%) Web Services
4 16 (59.26%) VB.NET
4 16 (59.26%) CSS
4 16 (59.26%) E-Commerce
4 16 (59.26%) HTML
4 16 (59.26%) TDD
4 16 (59.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (59.26%) AngularJS
4 16 (59.26%) Backbone.js
4 16 (59.26%) KnockoutJS
4 16 (59.26%) Software Architecture
4 16 (59.26%) .NET Framework
4 16 (59.26%) OWASP
5 14 (51.85%) LINQ
5 14 (51.85%) ReSharper
6 12 (44.44%) Oracle
6 12 (44.44%) Windows
6 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
7 9 (33.33%) Client/Server
7 9 (33.33%) SQL
7 9 (33.33%) NUnit
7 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server

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 7 (25.93%) CMS
1 7 (25.93%) IIS
1 7 (25.93%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 16 (59.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) ReSharper
2 9 (33.33%) MSBuild
2 9 (33.33%) NUnit
2 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
3 7 (25.93%) Moq
General
1 5 (18.52%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) .NET Developer
1 25 (92.59%) C# .NET Developer
1 25 (92.59%) C# Developer
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) C# WCF Developer
2 4 (14.81%) C# WPF Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Developer
2 4 (14.81%) WCF Developer
2 4 (14.81%) WinForms Developer
2 4 (14.81%) WPF Developer
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Designer
4 1 (3.70%) Process Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) .NET
2 23 (85.19%) ASP.NET Web API
3 19 (70.37%) Web Services
4 16 (59.26%) .NET Framework
4 16 (59.26%) AngularJS
4 16 (59.26%) Backbone.js
4 16 (59.26%) CSS
4 16 (59.26%) HTML
4 16 (59.26%) KnockoutJS
5 14 (51.85%) LINQ
6 9 (33.33%) Caliburn.Micro
7 7 (25.93%) ADO.NET
7 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
7 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 7 (25.93%) WCF
7 7 (25.93%) WinForms
7 7 (25.93%) WPF
8 3 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
1 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) MVVM
2 23 (85.19%) MVC
3 16 (59.26%) E-Commerce
3 16 (59.26%) OWASP
3 16 (59.26%) Software Architecture
3 16 (59.26%) TDD
4 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.70%) V-Model
5 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C#
2 16 (59.26%) VB.NET
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Sitecore