Period
to 22 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Web Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Development over the 6 months to 22 February 2019 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.

Web Development
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 38 31
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Development 24 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.61% 5.79% 5.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 7.28% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 24
Kent median daily rate £448 £350 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.86% +6.30% +0.15%
10th Percentile £306 £339 £245
90th Percentile £488 £358 £400
South East median daily rate £443 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +10.63% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £44.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -21.35% +3.49% +53.57%

Web Development 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 360 426 422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 84.11% 79.63% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 308 305
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £198 £250 £201
90th Percentile £614 £629 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 7
Kent median hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.57% +60.73% +11.67%
10th Percentile £15.17 £25.50 £9.61
90th Percentile £46.45 £40.71 £29.92
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £23.88 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.62% +6.11% -25.00%

Web Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Development in Kent

Web Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Development in Kent

Web Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Development in Kent over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Development in Kent

Web Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Development in Kent

Web Development
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 Development within the Kent region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
West Malling +1 5 £475 - 1
Maidstone +9 3 £475 +37.68% 5
Tunbridge Wells -4 3 - - 6
Tonbridge - 2 £448 - 2
Dartford - 1 - - 5
Sittingbourne - 1 £450 - 5
Web Development
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Web Development 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 Web Development.

1 22 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 16 (66.67%) HTML
2 16 (66.67%) CSS
2 16 (66.67%) jQuery
2 16 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 12 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 12 (50.00%) .NET
4 10 (41.67%) MySQL
4 10 (41.67%) C#
4 10 (41.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 9 (37.50%) MVC
5 9 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 8 (33.33%) JSON
6 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (29.17%) PHP
7 7 (29.17%) SQL
7 7 (29.17%) RESTful
7 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (29.17%) React
8 6 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (25.00%) .NET Core
8 6 (25.00%) TeamCity
8 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (25.00%) Sass
8 6 (25.00%) WordPress
8 6 (25.00%) TDD
8 6 (25.00%) Subversion

Web Development
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 6 (25.00%) WordPress
2 4 (16.67%) CMS
3 3 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (25.00%) Subversion
2 6 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (16.67%) Firebug
4 3 (12.50%) ReSharper
4 3 (12.50%) Selenium
4 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 4 (16.67%) WordPress Developer
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) CSS
1 16 (66.67%) HTML
1 16 (66.67%) jQuery
2 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 9 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 8 (33.33%) JSON
5 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (29.17%) React
5 7 (29.17%) RESTful
6 6 (25.00%) .NET Core
6 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (25.00%) Sass
7 5 (20.83%) XML
8 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
8 3 (12.50%) HTML5
8 3 (12.50%) REST
8 3 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (12.50%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 9 (37.50%) MVC
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.83%) Front End Development
6 4 (16.67%) Adaptive Web Design
6 4 (16.67%) Content Management
6 4 (16.67%) Deadline-Driven
6 4 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (16.67%) Web Design
6 4 (16.67%) Website Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) Wireframes
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.50%) Kanban
7 3 (12.50%) OWASP
7 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) PHP
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) PHP 5
4 4 (16.67%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Google
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) WooCommerce