Period
to 10 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Malling with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 10 December 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 4 1
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 18.52% 42.86% 62.50%
As % of the Vendors category 38.46% 85.71% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
West Malling median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +16.13%
10th Percentile £335 £363 £213
90th Percentile £463 £388 £475
Kent median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Malling median hourly rate - - -
Kent median hourly rate £10.38 £21.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year -52.30% +38.10% +36.96%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in West Malling.

All Vendors
West Malling
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 13 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 48.15% 50.00% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
West Malling median daily rate £345 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -16.67% +16.13%
10th Percentile £329 £363 £213
90th Percentile £475 £388 £475
Kent median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Malling median hourly rate - - -
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £13.23 £14.13
% change year-on-year +94.25% -6.37% -31.66%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in West Malling

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Malling.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in West Malling

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Malling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in West Malling

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Malling

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in West Malling

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Malling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft in West Malling.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in West Malling

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Malling region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) UML

Microsoft
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Architect
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle