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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
South East / Kent
Rank 9 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 36 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.90% 4.82% 5.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.03% 12.09% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 8
Median daily rate £339 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £550 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.85%

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
109 91 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 42.08% 39.91% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 80 39
Median daily rate £340 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £297 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +2 7 - -
Folkestone - 7 £375 - 1
Maidstone +3 4 £350 - 1
West Malling - 2 - -
Web Services
South East

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 33 (73.33%) XML
2 31 (68.89%) JSON
3 29 (64.44%) TDD
4 27 (60.00%) .NET
4 27 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (55.56%) Entity Framework
5 25 (55.56%) SQL
5 25 (55.56%) .NET Framework
6 22 (48.89%) LINQ
6 22 (48.89%) C#
6 22 (48.89%) Multithreading
6 22 (48.89%) Concurrent Programming
6 22 (48.89%) Multithreaded Programming
7 21 (46.67%) LINQ to SQL
8 19 (42.22%) Algorithms
9 18 (40.00%) Data Management
10 17 (37.78%) Java
11 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
12 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (20.00%) Degree
13 9 (20.00%) Eclipse
13 9 (20.00%) OpenGL
13 9 (20.00%) Finance
13 9 (20.00%) Mobile Development
13 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
13 9 (20.00%) Android SDK
13 9 (20.00%) Android Development
13 9 (20.00%) REST
13 9 (20.00%) Memory Management
13 9 (20.00%) 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 7 (15.56%) Cloud Foundry
1 7 (15.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.22%) FileNet
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (15.56%) Heroku
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (15.56%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) DB2
3 7 (15.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (15.56%) Redis
4 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.22%) MySQL
6 1 (2.22%) Power BI
6 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (86.67%) Developer
2 22 (48.89%) .NET Developer
3 14 (31.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (31.11%) C# Developer
4 11 (24.44%) Java Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Android Developer
6 8 (17.78%) Java Android Developer
7 6 (13.33%) SQL Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Cloud Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
9 3 (6.67%) XML Developer
10 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (4.44%) SSIS Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Tester
11 1 (2.22%) Architect
11 1 (2.22%) Data Architect
11 1 (2.22%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (73.33%) XML
2 31 (68.89%) JSON
3 27 (60.00%) .NET
4 25 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 25 (55.56%) Entity Framework
5 22 (48.89%) LINQ
6 21 (46.67%) LINQ to SQL
7 9 (20.00%) Android SDK
7 9 (20.00%) OpenGL
7 9 (20.00%) REST
8 7 (15.56%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.22%) SOAP
9 1 (2.22%) WSDL
9 1 (2.22%) XML Messaging
9 1 (2.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Algorithms
2 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.67%) Statistics
5 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) TDD
2 22 (48.89%) Concurrent Programming
2 22 (48.89%) Multithreaded Programming
2 22 (48.89%) Multithreading
3 18 (40.00%) Data Management
4 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.00%) Android Development
5 9 (20.00%) Memory Management
5 9 (20.00%) Mobile Development
6 7 (15.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.33%) Migration
8 4 (8.89%) DevOps
9 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.67%) Extreme Programming
9 3 (6.67%) High Availability
10 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (4.44%) Test Scripting
10 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) SQL
2 22 (48.89%) C#
3 17 (37.78%) Java
4 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
4 7 (15.56%) Go
4 7 (15.56%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Cognos
2 1 (2.22%) Informatica
2 1 (2.22%) Netezza
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) Teradata
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