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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 36 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 12 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.79% 4.40% 3.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.38% 14.81% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 6
Average daily rate £375 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £315 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £458 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +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
128 81 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.38% 29.67% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 40 45
Average daily rate £338 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 £350 -
Tonbridge - 2 £588 - 1
Tunbridge Wells -7 1 £300 -27.83%
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (68.75%) TDD
2 10 (62.50%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (37.50%) MVC
4 6 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 5 (31.25%) OpenStack
5 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (31.25%) vSphere
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Redis
6 4 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) DevOps
7 3 (18.75%) Spring Integration
7 3 (18.75%) REST
7 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (18.75%) Go
7 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
7 3 (18.75%) SOA
7 3 (18.75%) CSS
7 3 (18.75%) UML

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (31.25%) OpenStack
2 4 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (12.50%) Node.js
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (18.75%) Heroku
3 3 (18.75%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (25.00%) Redis
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
4 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Angular Developer
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Maximo Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
1 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
1 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) Dojo
3 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
3 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) JSON
3 3 (18.75%) REST
3 3 (18.75%) RESTful
3 3 (18.75%) Spring
3 3 (18.75%) Spring Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Android
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Android Development
5 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
6 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
6 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Go
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby
6 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Cognos
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Telerik