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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 24 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Internet 17 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.88% 1.36% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.15% 10.53% 20.00%
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 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.62 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-15.86% -11.76%
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
65 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 22.49% 12.93% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 24 15
Average daily rate £400 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £11.93 £13.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £10.75 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £22.25 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Maidstone - 1 - - 1
Sandwich - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Internet
South East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (85.42%) Facebook
1 41 (85.42%) Twitter
2 40 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 40 (83.33%) SQL
2 40 (83.33%) XML
3 39 (81.25%) Mobile Application Development
3 39 (81.25%) REST
3 39 (81.25%) OAuth
3 39 (81.25%) Google
3 39 (81.25%) JSON
4 37 (77.08%) SOA
5 36 (75.00%) Use Case
5 36 (75.00%) TDD
5 36 (75.00%) Rapid Prototyping
6 24 (50.00%) Java
7 23 (47.92%) Games
7 23 (47.92%) Game Development
7 23 (47.92%) Spring
8 16 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 14 (29.17%) Unity DI Container
10 6 (12.50%) Java ME
10 6 (12.50%) J2ME
11 4 (8.33%) MS Office
11 4 (8.33%) Windows
11 4 (8.33%) Project Management
11 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
12 3 (6.25%) HTML
12 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
13 2 (4.17%) Social Media
13 2 (4.17%) Office 365

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (2.08%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) VPN
1 2 (4.17%) Intranet
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) Wireless
2 1 (2.08%) Network Security
2 1 (2.08%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) DMZ
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
2 1 (2.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 23 (47.92%) Games
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Local Government
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (83.33%) Developer
2 32 (66.67%) Mobile Developer
3 26 (54.17%) Lead Developer
4 13 (27.08%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (2.08%) Junior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Junior
7 1 (2.08%) Administrator
7 1 (2.08%) Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (83.33%) XML
2 39 (81.25%) JSON
2 39 (81.25%) OAuth
2 39 (81.25%) REST
3 23 (47.92%) Spring
4 16 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 14 (29.17%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (12.50%) Java ME
6 6 (12.50%) J2ME
7 3 (6.25%) HTML
8 1 (2.08%) .NET
8 1 (2.08%) CSS
8 1 (2.08%) Web Services
8 1 (2.08%) Middleware
8 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.08%) XSL
8 1 (2.08%) jQuery
8 1 (2.08%) PhoneGap
8 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.08%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.17%) Social Media
2 2 (4.17%) Blog
3 1 (2.08%) iSeries
3 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.08%) zOS
4 1 (2.08%) Solaris
4 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (81.25%) Mobile Application Development
2 37 (77.08%) SOA
3 36 (75.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 36 (75.00%) TDD
3 36 (75.00%) Use Case
4 23 (47.92%) Game Development
5 4 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) CRM
6 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.17%) Content Management
6 2 (4.17%) Web Usability
7 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.08%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.08%) Web Testing
7 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.08%) OO
7 1 (2.08%) OOD
7 1 (2.08%) Validation
7 1 (2.08%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (83.33%) SQL
2 24 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) CCNP
1 1 (2.08%) CCNA
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 41 (85.42%) Facebook
1 41 (85.42%) Twitter
2 39 (81.25%) Google
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) EMC
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco
5 1 (2.08%) IBM