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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 33 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 8 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.68% 4.35% 3.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.44% 11.50% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Average daily rate
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£345 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £215 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+19.22% +13.72%
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
147 113 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 49.33% 37.79% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 65 50
Average daily rate £338 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £208 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Tunbridge Wells - 4 - - 1
Maidstone -4 3 £350 +64.70%
Canterbury - 1 £340 -
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (87.50%) REST
2 12 (75.00%) XML
2 12 (75.00%) JSON
3 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Memory Management
3 10 (62.50%) OpenGL
3 10 (62.50%) Mobile App
3 10 (62.50%) Mobile Development
4 7 (43.75%) Cocoa Touch
4 7 (43.75%) iPad
4 7 (43.75%) iOS Development
4 7 (43.75%) Cocoa
4 7 (43.75%) Xcode
4 7 (43.75%) Objective-C
4 7 (43.75%) Apple iOS
4 7 (43.75%) iPhone
5 5 (31.25%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
6 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
6 3 (18.75%) Android
6 3 (18.75%) TDD
6 3 (18.75%) Dojo
6 3 (18.75%) Android SDK
6 3 (18.75%) Android Development
6 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 2 (12.50%) Java EE
7 2 (12.50%) Finance

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
1 1 (6.25%) ArcIMS
1 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Xcode
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) iOS Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Android Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) GIS Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) REST
2 12 (75.00%) XML
2 12 (75.00%) JSON
3 10 (62.50%) OpenGL
4 7 (43.75%) Cocoa
4 7 (43.75%) Cocoa Touch
5 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
5 3 (18.75%) Android SDK
5 3 (18.75%) Dojo
6 2 (12.50%) Spring
6 2 (12.50%) SOAP
6 2 (12.50%) Java EE
6 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) XSD
6 2 (12.50%) XSLT
6 2 (12.50%) JMS
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
1 10 (62.50%) Mobile App
2 7 (43.75%) iPhone
2 7 (43.75%) iPad
3 1 (6.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Apple iOS
2 3 (18.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) Memory Management
1 10 (62.50%) Mobile Development
2 7 (43.75%) iOS Development
3 3 (18.75%) Android Development
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) System Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Objective-C
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) webMethods
2 1 (6.25%) ESRI
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft