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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 18 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing Internet 27 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.82% 3.16% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.53% 20.45% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £125.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -84.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.79
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +19.13%
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
76 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.84% 15.44% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 15
Average daily rate £375 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells - 24 £350 -
Maidstone - 1 - - 1
Sandwich - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 1
Folkestone - - - -
Internet
South East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 41 (87.23%) Facebook
1 41 (87.23%) Twitter
2 40 (85.11%) Mobile App
2 40 (85.11%) SQL
2 40 (85.11%) XML
3 39 (82.98%) Mobile Application Development
3 39 (82.98%) REST
3 39 (82.98%) Google
3 39 (82.98%) JSON
3 39 (82.98%) OAuth
4 37 (78.72%) SOA
5 36 (76.60%) Use Case
5 36 (76.60%) TDD
5 36 (76.60%) Rapid Prototyping
6 24 (51.06%) Java
7 23 (48.94%) Games
7 23 (48.94%) Game Development
7 23 (48.94%) Spring
8 16 (34.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 14 (29.79%) Unity DI Container
10 6 (12.77%) Java ME
10 6 (12.77%) J2ME
11 4 (8.51%) MS Office
11 4 (8.51%) Project Management
12 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
12 3 (6.38%) HTML
12 3 (6.38%) Windows
13 2 (4.26%) CRM
13 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
13 2 (4.26%) Windows XP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) VPN
1 2 (4.26%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (2.13%) Network Security
2 1 (2.13%) DMZ
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) Wireless
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
1 1 (2.13%) Selenium
1 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (48.94%) Games
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Local Government
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (85.11%) Developer
2 32 (68.09%) Mobile Developer
3 26 (55.32%) Lead Developer
4 13 (27.66%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Designer
7 1 (2.13%) Junior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (85.11%) XML
2 39 (82.98%) REST
2 39 (82.98%) JSON
2 39 (82.98%) OAuth
3 23 (48.94%) Spring
4 16 (34.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 14 (29.79%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (12.77%) Java ME
6 6 (12.77%) J2ME
7 3 (6.38%) HTML
8 1 (2.13%) PrimeFaces
8 1 (2.13%) PhoneGap
8 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.13%) jQuery
8 1 (2.13%) Middleware
8 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.13%) XSL
8 1 (2.13%) .NET
8 1 (2.13%) DHTML
8 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (85.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.26%) Blog
2 2 (4.26%) Social Media
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.13%) iSeries
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) zOS
3 1 (2.13%) Solaris
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (82.98%) Mobile Application Development
2 37 (78.72%) SOA
3 36 (76.60%) Use Case
3 36 (76.60%) TDD
3 36 (76.60%) Rapid Prototyping
4 23 (48.94%) Game Development
5 4 (8.51%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) CRM
6 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.26%) Web Usability
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.26%) Content Management
7 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.13%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Web Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Validation
7 1 (2.13%) Web Design
7 1 (2.13%) OOD
7 1 (2.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 40 (85.11%) SQL
2 24 (51.06%) Java
3 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) VBScript
4 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.13%) CCNP
1 1 (2.13%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 41 (87.23%) Facebook
1 41 (87.23%) Twitter
2 39 (82.98%) Google
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) Citrix
5 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) EMC
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) IBM