The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 37 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Internet 3 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.16% 1.42% 3.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% 9.68% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
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£375 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +10.52%
Internet
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 31 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.29% 14.62% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 21
Average daily rate £450 £388 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +61.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 2
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
Whitstable - - - -
Internet
South East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) Publishing
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Web Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Advertising
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) PHPUnit
3 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
3 2 (22.22%) EDIFACT
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) Zend
3 2 (22.22%) Zend Framework

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Zend Studio
1 2 (22.22%) PHPUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (44.44%) Publishing
2 3 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) Zend Framework
2 2 (22.22%) EDIFACT
2 2 (22.22%) LAMP
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (11.11%) Ionic Framework
3 1 (11.11%) XSL
3 1 (11.11%) DHTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
1 2 (22.22%) CentOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Web Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Zend
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) VMware