Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Services
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 21 50
Rank change year-on-year +10 +29 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 82 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 15.65% 5.63% 2.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.32% 21.37% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 13 10
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.78% +2.31%
10th Percentile £331 £315 £267
90th Percentile £353 £638 £379
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £404
% change year-on-year -5.88% +5.26% +7.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 185 131 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 35.31% 26.36% 49.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 80 181
Kent median daily rate £350 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +2.22% +3.85%
10th Percentile £300 £252 £263
90th Percentile £445 £569 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Kent median hourly rate - - £38.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Kent

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Services in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Kent

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Kent over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Kent

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +5 21 £350 - 2
West Malling +2 6 £340 -
Tunbridge Wells 0 3 £375 +15.38% 1
Folkestone -3 1 £340 -9.33% 1
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 78 (95.12%) .NET
2 77 (93.90%) SQL Server
3 62 (75.61%) C#
4 55 (67.07%) ASP.NET Web API
5 52 (63.41%) MVC
5 52 (63.41%) .NET Framework
6 51 (62.20%) TDD
7 38 (46.34%) HTML
7 38 (46.34%) CSS
8 33 (40.24%) AngularJS
9 30 (36.59%) Entity Framework
10 29 (35.37%) SQL
11 27 (32.93%) Oracle
12 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (30.49%) MVVM
13 25 (30.49%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (30.49%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (30.49%) KnockoutJS
13 25 (30.49%) Prototyping
14 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET
15 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
15 23 (28.05%) WCF
16 22 (26.83%) OWASP
16 22 (26.83%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (26.83%) Software Architecture
16 22 (26.83%) Backbone.js
16 22 (26.83%) SQL Server 2012
16 22 (26.83%) E-Commerce
16 22 (26.83%) Scrum
17 21 (25.61%) LINQ

Web Services
Co-occurring 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 (21.95%) CMS
1 18 (21.95%) Sitecore CMS
2 13 (15.85%) IIS
3 3 (3.66%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.22%) IaaS
3 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Network Security
2 1 (1.22%) AMQP
2 1 (1.22%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) SMTP
2 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (93.90%) SQL Server
2 22 (26.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (23.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (20.73%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (30.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (20.73%) ReSharper
3 16 (19.51%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.88%) Fiddler
4 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.66%) Firebug
5 3 (3.66%) JIRA
5 3 (3.66%) Moq
5 3 (3.66%) MSBuild
5 3 (3.66%) NUnit
5 3 (3.66%) Subversion
6 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (4.88%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Legal
3 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (95.12%) Developer
2 58 (70.73%) .NET Developer
3 33 (40.24%) C# .NET Developer
3 33 (40.24%) C# Developer
4 17 (20.73%) SQL Developer
5 16 (19.51%) Database Developer
5 16 (19.51%) SQL Database Developer
5 16 (19.51%) SSIS Developer
5 16 (19.51%) T-SQL Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.10%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Sitecore Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.88%) CMS Developer
9 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (3.66%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Ruby Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (95.12%) .NET
2 55 (67.07%) ASP.NET Web API
3 52 (63.41%) .NET Framework
4 38 (46.34%) CSS
4 38 (46.34%) HTML
5 33 (40.24%) AngularJS
6 30 (36.59%) Entity Framework
7 25 (30.49%) KnockoutJS
8 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET
9 23 (28.05%) WCF
10 22 (26.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (26.83%) Backbone.js
11 21 (25.61%) LINQ
12 9 (10.98%) CSS3
12 9 (10.98%) HTML5
12 9 (10.98%) RESTful
13 8 (9.76%) ADO.NET
14 6 (7.32%) JSON
14 6 (7.32%) XML
15 5 (6.10%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.17%) N-Tier
2 17 (20.73%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.66%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Windows
1 16 (19.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (63.41%) MVC
2 51 (62.20%) TDD
3 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (30.49%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (30.49%) MVVM
4 25 (30.49%) Prototyping
5 22 (26.83%) E-Commerce
5 22 (26.83%) OWASP
5 22 (26.83%) Scrum
5 22 (26.83%) Software Architecture
6 19 (23.17%) Refactoring
6 19 (23.17%) Web Development
7 17 (20.73%) Data Management
7 17 (20.73%) High Availability
7 17 (20.73%) Migration
7 17 (20.73%) Statistics
8 13 (15.85%) Change Control
9 5 (6.10%) Concurrent Programming
9 5 (6.10%) Multithreaded Programming
9 5 (6.10%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 62 (75.61%) C#
2 29 (35.37%) SQL
3 16 (19.51%) T-SQL
4 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
5 13 (15.85%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.66%) Go
6 3 (3.66%) Python
6 3 (3.66%) Ruby
7 2 (2.44%) Perl
8 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 27 (32.93%) Oracle
2 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
3 20 (24.39%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.22%) Rackspace