The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Kent region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 30 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 6 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.62% 4.34% 6.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.70% 15.31% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 11
Average daily rate £375 £287 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.77% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £312 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
69 98 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 30.13% 28.32% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 28
Average daily rate £300 £298 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
South East

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £110 -
West Malling - - - -
Whitstable - - - -
Canterbury - - - - 2
Chatham - - - - 1
Dartford - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - - 1
Sittingbourne - - - -
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (57.14%) C#
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) SOA
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) CMS
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) WCF
6 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (14.29%) HL7
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (14.29%) RESTful
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (14.29%) Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) jQuery
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) JDBC
6 2 (14.29%) HTML

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (21.43%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) ArcGIS
2 1 (7.14%) ArcIMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.14%) BODI
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Agile .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
5 1 (7.14%) webMethods Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) webMethods Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) WCF
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) RESTful
4 2 (14.29%) JMS
4 2 (14.29%) EntireX
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) JDBC
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
5 1 (7.14%) EJB
5 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
5 1 (7.14%) JMX
5 1 (7.14%) JSF
5 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
5 1 (7.14%) JAXB
5 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) GIS
1 1 (7.14%) AS400
1 1 (7.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) B2B
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Document Management
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) RPG
5 1 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) RPG IV
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Software AG
2 2 (14.29%) webMethods
3 1 (7.14%) ESRI
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 1 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) Sun
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £370 - £420 per annum + rolling extension
Posted: 22 days ago