The first table below looks at the demand for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Kent region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 22 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Internet 15 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.91% 3.75% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.46% 24.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
Average daily rate £375 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.43
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.78%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.97% 15.27% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 27
Average daily rate £388 £290 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% -5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £333 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.38 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.80% -33.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Internet
South East

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Internet across the Kent region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Canterbury - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Sittingbourne - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Internet
South East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Internet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Internet.

1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) XML
2 13 (68.42%) SOA
2 13 (68.42%) Google
2 13 (68.42%) JSON
2 13 (68.42%) OAuth
2 13 (68.42%) REST
2 13 (68.42%) Facebook
2 13 (68.42%) Twitter
2 13 (68.42%) Mobile App
2 13 (68.42%) Mobile Application Development
3 12 (63.16%) Rapid Prototyping
3 12 (63.16%) Use Case
3 12 (63.16%) TDD
4 11 (57.89%) Spring
4 11 (57.89%) Games
4 11 (57.89%) Game Development
4 11 (57.89%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (10.53%) Windows
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Internet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 11 (57.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Lead Developer
3 9 (47.37%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.26%) Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Test Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) XML
1 13 (68.42%) JSON
1 13 (68.42%) OAuth
1 13 (68.42%) REST
2 11 (57.89%) Spring
3 2 (10.53%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (10.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Solaris
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) zOS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) SOA
1 13 (68.42%) Mobile Application Development
2 12 (63.16%) Rapid Prototyping
2 12 (63.16%) Use Case
2 12 (63.16%) TDD
3 11 (57.89%) Game Development
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Google
1 13 (68.42%) Facebook
1 13 (68.42%) Twitter
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) EMC
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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