Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 55 58
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 -
Contract jobs citing SMTP 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.38% 0.20% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.53% 1.37% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Kent median daily rate - - £450
South East median daily rate £355 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -16.47% +17.24% +15.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £20.83 -
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +125.00% -

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 79 73 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 14.88% 14.96% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 52 39
Kent median daily rate £350 £266 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.46% -29.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £129 £133 £259
90th Percentile £538 £425 £500
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £20.83 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -45.18% +204.00%
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +25.10%

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

SMTP
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 SMTP within the Kent region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -12 1 - -
SMTP
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SMTP 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 SMTP.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) EDI
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (100.00%) AMQP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10

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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) AMQP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) C# Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) EDI
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft