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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 19 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing Internet 20 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.03% 3.30% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.74% 19.57% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£125 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +10.34%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.29% 16.85% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 11
Average daily rate £350 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £150 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £67.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -76.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 July 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 - 18 £350 - 3
Dartford - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 4
Sittingbourne - - - -
Swanley - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Internet
South East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 33 (91.67%) Facebook
1 33 (91.67%) Twitter
2 31 (86.11%) Mobile App
2 31 (86.11%) Mobile Application Development
2 31 (86.11%) OAuth
2 31 (86.11%) REST
2 31 (86.11%) SQL
2 31 (86.11%) XML
2 31 (86.11%) Google
2 31 (86.11%) JSON
3 29 (80.56%) SOA
4 28 (77.78%) Use Case
4 28 (77.78%) TDD
4 28 (77.78%) Rapid Prototyping
5 19 (52.78%) Game Development
5 19 (52.78%) Games
5 19 (52.78%) Spring
5 19 (52.78%) Java
6 12 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 10 (27.78%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (8.33%) Project Management
9 2 (5.56%) Content Management
9 2 (5.56%) Local Government
9 2 (5.56%) Marketing
9 2 (5.56%) Blog
9 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.56%) J2ME
9 2 (5.56%) CRM
9 2 (5.56%) HTML
9 2 (5.56%) MS Office

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
1 1 (2.78%) DHCP
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) DMZ
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
1 1 (2.78%) Network Security
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.78%) Selenium
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 19 (52.78%) Games
2 2 (5.56%) Local Government
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) Developer
2 26 (72.22%) Lead Developer
3 24 (66.67%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Junior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Junior
7 1 (2.78%) Network Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (86.11%) OAuth
1 31 (86.11%) REST
1 31 (86.11%) XML
1 31 (86.11%) JSON
2 19 (52.78%) Spring
3 12 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 10 (27.78%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (5.56%) J2ME
5 2 (5.56%) HTML
5 2 (5.56%) Java ME
6 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (86.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) Blog
2 2 (5.56%) Social Media
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.78%) iSeries
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Solaris
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Mobile Application Development
2 29 (80.56%) SOA
3 28 (77.78%) Use Case
3 28 (77.78%) TDD
3 28 (77.78%) Rapid Prototyping
4 19 (52.78%) Game Development
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Content Management
6 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) Web Usability
7 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Web Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) SQL
2 19 (52.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) CCNP
1 1 (2.78%) CCNA
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 33 (91.67%) Facebook
1 33 (91.67%) Twitter
2 31 (86.11%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) EMC
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
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