Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for SMTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SMTP over the 6 months to 25 May 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.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 64 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.84% 0.18% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median daily rate - - -
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.19% +14.29% -11.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £18.38 £21.50 £9.00
% change year-on-year -14.53% +138.89% -70.00%

SMTP is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 52 78 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.88% 14.31% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 67 71
Kent median daily rate £346 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.59% -1.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £138 £142 £175
90th Percentile £455 £460 £750
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Kent median hourly rate £10.50 £27.38 £25.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.65% +6.41% +145.05%
10th Percentile £10.30 £19.28 £14.21
90th Percentile £24.62 £28.65 £38.05
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £16.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +49.25% -48.46% +3.75%

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in Kent

SMTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SMTP in Kent

SMTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMTP in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SMTP 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 SMTP.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) EDI
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 4 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Big Data

SMTP
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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) AMQP
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 4 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Software Architect
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Azure Architect
2 2 (50.00%) C# Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Software Design Architect
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Software Architect
3 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) EDI
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) CGI
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) SGML
3 1 (25.00%) VRML
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) Microservices
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft