Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 2018 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 14 26
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 +18
Contract jobs citing Web Services 28 79 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.27% 14.58% 6.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.61% 37.26% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 70 18
Kent median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £369 £331 £305
90th Percentile £488 £353 £638
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +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 159 212 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 41.30% 39.11% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 149 96
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +1.45% +2.22%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £248
90th Percentile £494 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +10.67%

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 19 December 2018.

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 19 December 2018. 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
West Malling -4 7 £425 +25.00% 5
Maidstone +2 5 £444 +26.79% 3
Dover - 2 £438 -
Tunbridge Wells -9 1 - -
Chatham - 1 - -
Web Services
South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 23 (82.14%) .NET Framework
3 22 (78.57%) Entity Framework
4 20 (71.43%) TDD
4 20 (71.43%) SQL
5 18 (64.29%) C#
6 17 (60.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (39.29%) Multithreading
7 11 (39.29%) Multithreaded Programming
7 11 (39.29%) Concurrent Programming
8 9 (32.14%) API Development
8 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
9 8 (28.57%) LINQ
9 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (25.00%) Scrum
11 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
11 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
11 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (21.43%) High Availability
11 6 (21.43%) .NET Core
12 5 (17.86%) RESTful
12 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (17.86%) MVC
13 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
13 4 (14.29%) REST
14 3 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
14 3 (10.71%) SOLID

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 2 (7.14%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) AMQP
2 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.57%) NAS
2 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) Appium
4 1 (3.57%) Fiddler
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) JMeter
4 1 (3.57%) MSTest
4 1 (3.57%) NUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 22 (78.57%) .NET Developer
3 13 (46.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 13 (46.43%) C# Developer
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Database Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 23 (82.14%) .NET Framework
3 22 (78.57%) Entity Framework
4 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (28.57%) LINQ
5 6 (21.43%) .NET Core
5 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (17.86%) RESTful
7 4 (14.29%) REST
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (7.14%) CSS
8 2 (7.14%) HTML
8 2 (7.14%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Core
9 1 (3.57%) ServiceStack
9 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) TDD
2 11 (39.29%) Concurrent Programming
2 11 (39.29%) Multithreaded Programming
2 11 (39.29%) Multithreading
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) API Development
4 7 (25.00%) Scrum
5 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (21.43%) High Availability
6 5 (17.86%) MVC
7 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (10.71%) SOA
8 3 (10.71%) SOLID
9 2 (7.14%) BDD
9 2 (7.14%) Data Management
9 2 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (7.14%) Migration
9 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) SQL
2 18 (64.29%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) NFS
1 1 (3.57%) XenApp
1 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix
2 1 (3.57%) NetApp
2 1 (3.57%) Sitecore