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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 25 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 27 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.07% 3.72% 2.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.65% 9.68% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 5
Median daily rate £675 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £492 - £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 - £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £36.13 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.03% -4.43%
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
153 93 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.05% 38.43% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 43 40
Median daily rate £338 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £318 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.81 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

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 May 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 May 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 +1 11 - -
Tonbridge - 8 £613 -
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 30 (85.71%) Java
2 23 (65.71%) TDD
3 21 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (60.00%) vSphere
3 21 (60.00%) OpenStack
4 19 (54.29%) Software Engineering
4 19 (54.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 18 (51.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (51.43%) Redis
5 18 (51.43%) RabbitMQ
5 18 (51.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (48.57%) PaaS
6 17 (48.57%) Bash Shell
6 17 (48.57%) Ruby
6 17 (48.57%) DevOps
7 16 (45.71%) Heroku
7 16 (45.71%) Go
8 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (42.86%) Finance
9 14 (40.00%) REST
9 14 (40.00%) JSON
10 11 (31.43%) Computer Science
10 11 (31.43%) Memory Management
10 11 (31.43%) Mobile App
10 11 (31.43%) Degree
10 11 (31.43%) XML
10 11 (31.43%) OpenGL
10 11 (31.43%) Mobile Development
11 6 (17.14%) Android

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 (60.00%) OpenStack
2 19 (54.29%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (48.57%) PaaS
3 16 (45.71%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) Apache Cassandra
1 18 (51.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) Xcode
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 9 (25.71%) Java Developer
5 8 (22.86%) Java Engineer
6 6 (17.14%) Android Developer
6 6 (17.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (17.14%) Software Developer
7 5 (14.29%) iOS Developer
8 4 (11.43%) Ruby Engineer
8 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
8 4 (11.43%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (5.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (5.71%) Ruby Developer
11 1 (2.86%) Cloud Developer
11 1 (2.86%) DevOps Systems Engineer
11 1 (2.86%) Platform Engineer
11 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) RabbitMQ
2 14 (40.00%) JSON
2 14 (40.00%) REST
3 11 (31.43%) OpenGL
3 11 (31.43%) XML
4 6 (17.14%) Android SDK
5 5 (14.29%) Cocoa
5 5 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
6 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.57%) Dojo
6 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
6 3 (8.57%) Spring
6 3 (8.57%) Spring Integration
7 2 (5.71%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Computer Science
1 11 (31.43%) Mobile App
2 5 (14.29%) iPad
2 5 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Android
2 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) TDD
2 19 (54.29%) Software Engineering
3 18 (51.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (48.57%) DevOps
5 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (31.43%) Memory Management
6 11 (31.43%) Mobile Development
7 6 (17.14%) Android Development
8 5 (14.29%) iOS Development
9 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.43%) Investment Management
10 3 (8.57%) Extreme Programming
10 3 (8.57%) SOA
10 3 (8.57%) UML
11 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
11 1 (2.86%) Microservices
11 1 (2.86%) Pair Programming
11 1 (2.86%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) Java
2 17 (48.57%) Bash Shell
2 17 (48.57%) Ruby
3 16 (45.71%) Go
4 5 (14.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Degree
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (8.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet