Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for PSD2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PSD2 over the 6 months to 11 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.

EU Revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2)
South East > Kent
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing PSD2 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.92% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Kent median daily rate £550 - -
South East median daily rate £550 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

PSD2 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 67 43 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 12.32% 8.87% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 25 37
Kent median daily rate £450 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £231 £130 £170
90th Percentile £575 £538 £474
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 £9.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +368.26% - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +42.86% -18.79% +26.24%

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PSD2 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 PSD2.

1 5 (100.00%) Advertising
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) SAS
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) Fintech
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

PSD2
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 (60.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Advertising
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Fintech
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) API Design
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) SOLID
3 1 (20.00%) Swim Lanes
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin