Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Malling during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 2 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 11 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 36.67% 50.00% 27.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.67% 50.00% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
West Malling median daily rate £423 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £333 £363 £333
90th Percentile £475 £388 £475
Kent median daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year +3.70% - +2.27%
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 30 14 18
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 18
West Malling median daily rate £425 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96% +7.86%
10th Percentile £321 £293 £248
90th Percentile £528 £438 £513
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Malling median hourly rate - - -
Kent median hourly rate £26.06 £14.45 £16.75
% change year-on-year +80.36% -13.73% -27.96%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018, 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 West Malling region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) C#
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) MVVM
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 3 (27.27%) System Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
7 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
7 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) OWASP
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture

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 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Power BI
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
5 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) LINQ
6 1 (9.09%) RESTful
6 1 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) MVVM
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) System Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) OWASP
5 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
5 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) Microservices
6 1 (9.09%) OOD
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Capita
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore