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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 27 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 15 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.07% 3.11% 3.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.93% 13.24% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
Average daily rate
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£288 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.30% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £330 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £29.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -18.62%
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
116 68 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.19% 23.53% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 41 41
Average daily rate £275 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.50 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.86% -91.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 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
Maidstone - 4 £213 -
Dartford - 2 - - 2
Folkestone - - - -
Gravesend - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Margate - - - -
Rochester - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Whitstable - - - -
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 12 (54.55%) HTML
1 12 (54.55%) CSS
1 12 (54.55%) XML
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) Java
3 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) C#
4 9 (40.91%) .NET
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
5 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
6 7 (31.82%) OO
7 6 (27.27%) SOAP
7 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 6 (27.27%) JIRA
7 6 (27.27%) JPA
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (22.73%) REST
8 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (22.73%) jQuery
8 5 (22.73%) OOD
8 5 (22.73%) Scrum
9 4 (18.18%) J2SE
9 4 (18.18%) SOA
9 4 (18.18%) UML
9 4 (18.18%) XSL
9 4 (18.18%) Apache
9 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
9 4 (18.18%) JUnit
9 4 (18.18%) J2EE

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 4 (18.18%) Apache
1 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 4 (18.18%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) JIRA
2 4 (18.18%) JUnit
3 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
3 3 (13.64%) Subversion
3 3 (13.64%) Maven
3 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) webMethods Developer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.55%) webMethods Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) HTML
1 12 (54.55%) CSS
1 12 (54.55%) XML
2 9 (40.91%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
4 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 6 (27.27%) SOAP
4 6 (27.27%) JPA
5 5 (22.73%) REST
5 5 (22.73%) jQuery
6 4 (18.18%) PrimeFaces
6 4 (18.18%) PhoneGap
6 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 4 (18.18%) J2SE
6 4 (18.18%) J2EE
6 4 (18.18%) Spring
6 4 (18.18%) XSL
7 3 (13.64%) XHTML
7 3 (13.64%) DOM
7 3 (13.64%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) OO
3 5 (22.73%) OOD
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) SOA
4 4 (18.18%) UML
5 3 (13.64%) Web Development
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Network Design
7 1 (4.55%) Web Design
7 1 (4.55%) Kanban
7 1 (4.55%) Product Management
7 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) OCPJP
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
1 1 (4.55%) XenApp
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Software AG
2 2 (9.09%) webMethods
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
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