Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 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.

Web Development
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 34 34
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Development 30 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.57% 4.48% 4.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.09% 5.38% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 22
Kent median daily rate £350 £351 £292
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.14% +19.93% -7.22%
10th Percentile £346 £276 £263
90th Percentile £357 £404 £349
South East median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £46.25 £43.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +7.56% +53.57% -13.85%

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 423 390 424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 78.48% 83.16% 79.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 278 300
Kent median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +7.41% -10.00%
10th Percentile £214 £201 £200
90th Percentile £618 £550 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 26
Kent median hourly rate £26.44 £10.65 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.22% -53.19% +31.88%
10th Percentile £25.30 £9.61 £12.25
90th Percentile £43.42 £21.95 £40.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% -18.33% +62.16%

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 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 23 January 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 -11 5 £345 +25.45% 6
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £350 - 5
Dover - 2 £350 -
West Malling - 1 - - 4
Web Development
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 30 (100.00%) C#
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (96.67%) MVC
3 27 (90.00%) Oracle
3 27 (90.00%) Microsoft
4 25 (83.33%) SQL Server
5 23 (76.67%) ASP.NET
6 22 (73.33%) N-Tier
6 22 (73.33%) Scrum
6 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (73.33%) TDD
6 22 (73.33%) Refactoring
6 22 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (70.00%) Web Services
8 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
9 15 (50.00%) WCF
10 13 (43.33%) Change Control
10 13 (43.33%) HTML
10 13 (43.33%) CSS
11 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
12 8 (26.67%) Entity Framework
12 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
12 8 (26.67%) SQL
13 7 (23.33%) ADO.NET
14 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
15 2 (6.67%) Fireworks
15 2 (6.67%) VB
15 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 29 (96.67%) .NET Developer
3 15 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 14 (46.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 13 (43.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (43.33%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (76.67%) ASP.NET
3 21 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 21 (70.00%) Web Services
4 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (50.00%) WCF
6 13 (43.33%) CSS
6 13 (43.33%) HTML
7 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
8 8 (26.67%) Entity Framework
9 7 (23.33%) ADO.NET
10 1 (3.33%) CSS3
10 1 (3.33%) HTML5
10 1 (3.33%) jQuery
10 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (73.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) MVC
2 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (73.33%) Refactoring
2 22 (73.33%) Scrum
2 22 (73.33%) TDD
3 13 (43.33%) Change Control
4 2 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.67%) VB
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 27 (90.00%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Facebook
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) Telerik