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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 36 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 6 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.16% 1.99% 2.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.11% 6.98% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Average daily rate
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£340 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
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
74 86 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 26.62% 28.57% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 51 48
Average daily rate £320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £254 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.50 £11.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+222.72% +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 3 £340 +23.63% 2
Margate - - - -
Rochester - - - - 1
Sittingbourne - - - - 3
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 4
Canterbury - - - - 1
Dartford - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) XML
4 10 (47.62%) CSS
4 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 10 (47.62%) C#
4 10 (47.62%) HTML
4 10 (47.62%) .NET
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
6 7 (33.33%) SOAP
6 7 (33.33%) jQuery
7 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
7 5 (23.81%) Subversion
7 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
7 5 (23.81%) XHTML
7 5 (23.81%) Java
8 4 (19.05%) REST
8 4 (19.05%) PhoneGap
8 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
8 4 (19.05%) PrimeFaces
8 4 (19.05%) Ionic Framework
8 4 (19.05%) UML
8 4 (19.05%) OO
8 4 (19.05%) XSL
8 4 (19.05%) JPA
8 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
8 4 (19.05%) JIRA
9 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (14.29%) WCF

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Subversion
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
3 3 (14.29%) Maven
3 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 2 (9.52%) ReSharper
4 2 (9.52%) PHPUnit
4 2 (9.52%) Zend Studio
4 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) XML
2 10 (47.62%) CSS
2 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 10 (47.62%) .NET
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
4 7 (33.33%) SOAP
4 7 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
5 5 (23.81%) XHTML
6 4 (19.05%) XSL
6 4 (19.05%) JPA
6 4 (19.05%) REST
6 4 (19.05%) PhoneGap
6 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
6 4 (19.05%) PrimeFaces
6 4 (19.05%) Ionic Framework
7 3 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
7 3 (14.29%) HTML5
7 3 (14.29%) WCF
7 3 (14.29%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) W3C
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
2 2 (9.52%) CentOS
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) OO
2 4 (19.05%) UML
2 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (9.52%) Validation
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) OOP
4 2 (9.52%) OOD
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Data Transformation
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.76%) Product Management
5 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
1 1 (4.76%) XenApp
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
1 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Zend
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
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