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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 17 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 24 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.41% 4.01% 4.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.08% 8.40% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Median daily rate £750 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £770 £335 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +2.85%
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
104 131 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 32.10% 47.81% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 68 46
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £375 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +3 16 - -
Tonbridge - 3 £750 -
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 28 (73.68%) Java
2 21 (55.26%) TDD
2 21 (55.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (55.26%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (55.26%) vSphere
2 21 (55.26%) OpenStack
3 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 19 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 18 (47.37%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (47.37%) Redis
5 18 (47.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (47.37%) RabbitMQ
6 17 (44.74%) REST
6 17 (44.74%) PaaS
6 17 (44.74%) Bash Shell
6 17 (44.74%) Ruby
6 17 (44.74%) JSON
6 17 (44.74%) DevOps
7 16 (42.11%) Mobile Development
7 16 (42.11%) Computer Science
7 16 (42.11%) XML
7 16 (42.11%) OpenGL
7 16 (42.11%) Heroku
7 16 (42.11%) Memory Management
7 16 (42.11%) Degree
7 16 (42.11%) Mobile App
7 16 (42.11%) Go
8 13 (34.21%) Finance
9 10 (26.32%) Cocoa Touch

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (55.26%) OpenStack
2 19 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (55.26%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (44.74%) PaaS
3 16 (42.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) Apache Cassandra
1 18 (47.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Xcode
2 6 (15.79%) Eclipse
2 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) iOS Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Software Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Java Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Android Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Software Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Ruby Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Cloud Developer
10 1 (2.63%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Platform Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) RabbitMQ
2 17 (44.74%) JSON
2 17 (44.74%) REST
3 16 (42.11%) OpenGL
3 16 (42.11%) XML
4 10 (26.32%) Cocoa
4 10 (26.32%) Cocoa Touch
5 6 (15.79%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.63%) Dojo
6 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.63%) Spring
6 1 (2.63%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Computer Science
1 16 (42.11%) Mobile App
2 10 (26.32%) iPad
2 10 (26.32%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Apple iOS
2 6 (15.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) TDD
2 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 18 (47.37%) Continuous Delivery
5 17 (44.74%) DevOps
6 16 (42.11%) Memory Management
6 16 (42.11%) Mobile Development
7 10 (26.32%) iOS Development
8 6 (15.79%) Android Development
9 4 (10.53%) Investment Management
10 3 (7.89%) Extreme Programming
11 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
12 1 (2.63%) Microservices
12 1 (2.63%) Pair Programming
12 1 (2.63%) SOA
12 1 (2.63%) Software Delivery
12 1 (2.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) Bash Shell
2 17 (44.74%) Ruby
3 16 (42.11%) Go
4 10 (26.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Degree
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) vSphere
2 3 (7.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet