Period
to 13 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Software Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior Software Engineer
South East > Kent
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 58 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median daily rate - - -
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £360
% change year-on-year -5.00% +38.89% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £47.75 -
% change year-on-year +6.81% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 412 483 483
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.56% 95.27% 97.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 369 330
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -0.71% +4.44%
10th Percentile £168 £162 £172
90th Percentile £600 £613 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 22
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £25.69 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.24% +55.70% -
10th Percentile £11.20 £12.83 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.50 £139.76 £54.55
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.89% -5.26% +7.74%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Kent

Senior Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Software Engineer in Kent