Period
to 10 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £341 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Malling during the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

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.

Developer
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 13 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 48.15% 57.14% 37.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 48.15% 57.14% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
West Malling median daily rate £341 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.86% -19.44% +28.57%
10th Percentile £328 £351 £425
90th Percentile £475 £384 £475
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Malling median hourly rate - - -
Kent median hourly rate - - £38.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Malling. 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
West Malling
Contract vacancies in West Malling with a recognized job title 27 14 8
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 5
West Malling median daily rate £375 £313 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -30.56% +24.14%
10th Percentile £299 £236 £213
90th Percentile £583 £376 £475
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Malling median hourly rate - - £8.50
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +60.56% -3.03% -26.67%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Malling

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in West Malling

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Malling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in West Malling

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Malling

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in West Malling over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in West Malling

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Malling region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
3 10 (76.92%) CSS
3 10 (76.92%) MVC
4 8 (61.54%) TDD
4 8 (61.54%) MVVM
5 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
6 5 (38.46%) OWASP
6 5 (38.46%) Software Architecture
6 5 (38.46%) Backbone.js
6 5 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
6 5 (38.46%) Prototyping
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) IIS
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
7 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 4 (30.77%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (30.77%) Sitecore
7 4 (30.77%) ReSharper
7 4 (30.77%) LINQ
7 4 (30.77%) CMS
7 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Malling 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 4 (30.77%) CMS
1 4 (30.77%) IIS
1 4 (30.77%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) ReSharper
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
3 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) Backbone.js
4 5 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) LINQ
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.69%) CSS3
7 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 8 (61.54%) MVVM
2 8 (61.54%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 5 (38.46%) OWASP
3 5 (38.46%) Prototyping
3 5 (38.46%) Software Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) System Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (7.69%) Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) High Availability
6 1 (7.69%) Microservices
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) OOD
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) Statistics
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Sitecore
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Capita