Period
to 23 April 2019

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

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.

Web Developer
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 46 55
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 11 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.39% 2.73% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 2.80% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 8
Kent median daily rate £500 £350 £322
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +8.78% -4.67%
10th Percentile £475 £346 £234
90th Percentile £525 £374 £350
South East median daily rate £425 £386 £338
% change year-on-year +10.03% +14.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 - £43.00

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 448 465 539
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.18% 97.48% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 302 383
Kent median daily rate £413 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +10.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £181 £163 £180
90th Percentile £600 £588 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 26
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +83.94% +30.65%
10th Percentile £15.19 £10.55 £10.06
90th Percentile £50.50 £47.75 £29.92
South East median hourly rate £19.36 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.63% - -4.11%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured Web Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in Kent

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in Kent

Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in Kent

Web Developer
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 Web Developer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 April 2019. 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 +5 3 £500 +25.00% 1
West Malling -4 1 - - 3
Tunbridge Wells -5 1 - - 3
Web Developer
South East

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, Web Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Web Development
1 11 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (90.91%) jQuery
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (81.82%) CSS
3 9 (81.82%) AngularJS
4 8 (72.73%) React
4 8 (72.73%) HTML
5 7 (63.64%) Subversion
5 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
5 7 (63.64%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 6 (54.55%) User Experience
7 3 (27.27%) .NET
7 3 (27.27%) Sass
7 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
8 2 (18.18%) MySQL
8 2 (18.18%) PHP
8 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
8 2 (18.18%) WordPress
8 2 (18.18%) Ajax
9 1 (9.09%) Degree
9 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
9 1 (9.09%) RESTful
9 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (9.09%) REST
9 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
9 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (9.09%) C#

Web Developer Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
1 2 (18.18%) WordPress
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
1 7 (63.64%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (90.91%) jQuery
3 9 (81.82%) AngularJS
3 9 (81.82%) CSS
4 8 (72.73%) HTML
4 8 (72.73%) React
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) Sass
6 2 (18.18%) Ajax
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (9.09%) REST
7 1 (9.09%) RESTful
7 1 (9.09%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Web Development
2 7 (63.64%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) Asynchronous Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) SOLID
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) WooCommerce