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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 26 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 15 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.17% 2.73% 3.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.29% 5.23% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +20.71%
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
82 153 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 28.28% 52.22% 38.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 83 54
Median daily rate £350 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
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 24 July 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 +9 14 - - 1
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 24 (68.57%) Java
2 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (51.43%) vSphere
3 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (51.43%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (51.43%) OpenStack
4 17 (48.57%) Cloud Foundry
4 17 (48.57%) TDD
4 17 (48.57%) Software Engineering
5 16 (45.71%) Degree
5 16 (45.71%) JSON
5 16 (45.71%) Computer Science
5 16 (45.71%) Memory Management
5 16 (45.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (45.71%) RabbitMQ
5 16 (45.71%) REST
5 16 (45.71%) OpenGL
5 16 (45.71%) XML
5 16 (45.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (45.71%) Mobile Development
5 16 (45.71%) Mobile App
5 16 (45.71%) Redis
6 15 (42.86%) DevOps
6 15 (42.86%) PaaS
6 15 (42.86%) Bash Shell
6 15 (42.86%) Ruby
7 14 (40.00%) Heroku
7 14 (40.00%) Go
8 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
9 10 (28.57%) Cocoa

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 18 (51.43%) OpenStack
2 17 (48.57%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (51.43%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (42.86%) PaaS
3 14 (40.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) Apache Cassandra
1 16 (45.71%) Redis
2 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) DTS
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Xcode
2 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
2 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) iOS Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Java Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Android Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Software Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Ruby Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Ruby Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Cloud Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Cloud Engineer
10 1 (2.86%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Senior Ruby Developer
10 1 (2.86%) SQL DBA
10 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) JSON
1 16 (45.71%) OpenGL
1 16 (45.71%) RabbitMQ
1 16 (45.71%) REST
1 16 (45.71%) XML
2 10 (28.57%) Cocoa
2 10 (28.57%) Cocoa Touch
3 6 (17.14%) Android SDK
4 1 (2.86%) ADO
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Computer Science
1 16 (45.71%) Mobile App
2 10 (28.57%) iPad
2 10 (28.57%) iPhone
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 6 (17.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Software Engineering
2 17 (48.57%) TDD
3 16 (45.71%) Continuous Delivery
3 16 (45.71%) Memory Management
3 16 (45.71%) Mobile Development
4 15 (42.86%) DevOps
5 10 (28.57%) iOS Development
6 6 (17.14%) Android Development
7 4 (11.43%) Investment Management
8 3 (8.57%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.86%) ETL
9 1 (2.86%) Microservices
9 1 (2.86%) Pair Programming
9 1 (2.86%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 15 (42.86%) Ruby
3 14 (40.00%) Go
4 10 (28.57%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) VBA
5 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) vSphere
2 3 (8.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft