Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 55 50
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.78% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.97% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Kent median daily rate - £400 £800
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% -
South East median daily rate £475 £473 £425
% change year-on-year +0.53% +11.18% -1.16%
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 360 412 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 85.11% 79.84% 82.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 313 286
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £189 £250 £193
90th Percentile £600 £625 £559
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 7
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £25.69 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.24% +22.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.00 £15.25
90th Percentile £42.50 £45.75 £114.40
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £24.11
% change year-on-year +26.67% -6.66% +0.44%

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