Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Software Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Delivery over the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Software Delivery
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 62 53
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 -
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.23% 0.56% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.68% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Kent median daily rate £425 - £505
10th Percentile £413 - £205
90th Percentile £438 - £818
South East median daily rate £500 £470 £456
% change year-on-year +6.38% +3.01% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year - -4.00% -

Software Delivery 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 370 438 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 84.09% 82.02% 81.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 318 344
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -8.50% +13.33%
10th Percentile £226 £205 £191
90th Percentile £571 £566 £575
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 8
Kent median hourly rate £38.75 £25.69 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.84% -15.77% +56.41%
10th Percentile £11.85 £13.00 £15.63
90th Percentile £49.35 £46.00 £110.55
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% -10.87% +2.22%

Software Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Delivery in Kent

Software Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Delivery in Kent

Software Delivery
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 Software Delivery within the Kent region over the 6 months to 18 September 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 - 1 £425 -
Software Delivery
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Delivery 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 Software Delivery.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WF
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ember.js
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Software Delivery
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Ember.js
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WF
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asynchronous Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft