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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 38 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Internet 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.09% 1.26% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 9.09% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£331 £320 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.51% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.79% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+17.74% +14.81%
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
41 33 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.91% 13.81% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 37
Average daily rate £450 £295 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% +84.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £246 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £320 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 13
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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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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
Sittingbourne - 1 £263 - 1
Tonbridge - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Whitstable - - - - 1
Dartford - - - -
Folkestone - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - - 3
Internet
South East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) XML
3 8 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (37.50%) REST
4 6 (37.50%) Facebook
4 6 (37.50%) Twitter
4 6 (37.50%) Rapid Prototyping
4 6 (37.50%) Google
4 6 (37.50%) Use Case
4 6 (37.50%) OAuth
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) JSON
4 6 (37.50%) SOA
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (18.75%) Game Development
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (18.75%) Unity DI Container
7 3 (18.75%) Java ME
7 3 (18.75%) MS Office
7 3 (18.75%) J2ME
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) Games

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
1 2 (12.50%) Intranet
1 2 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Zend Studio
1 2 (12.50%) PHPUnit
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) XML
2 6 (37.50%) OAuth
2 6 (37.50%) REST
2 6 (37.50%) JSON
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) J2ME
4 3 (18.75%) Spring
4 3 (18.75%) Java ME
4 3 (18.75%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (18.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (12.50%) PrimeFaces
5 2 (12.50%) Ionic Framework
5 2 (12.50%) Zend Framework
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) XSL
5 2 (12.50%) PhoneGap
5 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (12.50%) EDIFACT
5 2 (12.50%) LAMP
5 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 2 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) SOA
1 6 (37.50%) TDD
1 6 (37.50%) Use Case
1 6 (37.50%) Rapid Prototyping
1 6 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Game Development
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) OOD
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) Data Transformation
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Google
1 6 (37.50%) Facebook
1 6 (37.50%) Twitter
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Zend
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