The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services 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 Web Services over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 22 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 16 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.27% 2.93% 4.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.78% 8.70% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
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£388 £375 £287
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +30.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £443 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
Web Services
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
90 69 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.29% 33.66% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 44
Average daily rate £325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £501 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.81 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Kent region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Kent region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Web Services
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 Web Services within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Tunbridge Wells +4 8 £430 +290.90% 2
Maidstone - 2 - -
Canterbury - 2 - -
Dartford - 1 £388 -
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Web Services 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 Web Services.

1 16 (55.17%) MVC
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) XML
3 13 (44.83%) .NET
3 13 (44.83%) C#
4 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
5 11 (37.93%) CSS
6 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
7 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
7 9 (31.03%) Degree
7 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
7 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
8 8 (27.59%) SQL
8 8 (27.59%) Mobile App
9 7 (24.14%) Mobile Development
9 7 (24.14%) REST
9 7 (24.14%) jQuery
9 7 (24.14%) Memory Management
9 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
9 7 (24.14%) OOP
9 7 (24.14%) OpenGL
9 7 (24.14%) JSON
10 6 (20.69%) ReSharper
10 6 (20.69%) Subversion
10 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
10 6 (20.69%) Oracle
10 6 (20.69%) Windows
10 6 (20.69%) UML
10 6 (20.69%) HTML

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Web Services 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 Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (13.79%) CMS
3 4 (13.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.69%) ReSharper
2 6 (20.69%) Subversion
2 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
3 5 (17.24%) Xcode
4 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) .NET Developer
3 7 (24.14%) C# Developer
4 6 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) iOS Developer
5 5 (17.24%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Android Developer
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.45%) iPhone Developer
9 1 (3.45%) iPhone Applications Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Information Specialist
9 1 (3.45%) WPF Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Security Specialist
9 1 (3.45%) IT Security Specialist
9 1 (3.45%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) XML
2 13 (44.83%) .NET
3 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
4 11 (37.93%) CSS
5 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (24.14%) REST
6 7 (24.14%) jQuery
6 7 (24.14%) OpenGL
6 7 (24.14%) JSON
7 6 (20.69%) HTML
7 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
8 5 (17.24%) Cocoa Touch
8 5 (17.24%) CSS3
8 5 (17.24%) Cocoa
9 4 (13.79%) WCF
9 4 (13.79%) HTML5
10 3 (10.34%) Android SDK
10 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (6.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
2 8 (27.59%) Mobile App
3 5 (17.24%) iPhone
4 4 (13.79%) iPad
5 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
3 4 (13.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) MVC
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Mobile Development
3 7 (24.14%) Memory Management
3 7 (24.14%) OOP
4 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
4 6 (20.69%) UML
5 5 (17.24%) iOS Development
6 4 (13.79%) CRM
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (13.79%) Android Development
7 3 (10.34%) OO
7 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Kanban
9 1 (3.45%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (3.45%) MVVM
9 1 (3.45%) BDD
9 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C#
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Sitecore