The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 19 12 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 23 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.90% 9.09% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.49% 9.51% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 6
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£338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £291 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £420 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £306
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
.NET Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
271 284 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.13% 95.62% 91.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 157 149
Average daily rate £350 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 25
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £27.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Developer across the Kent region.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Kent

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer across the Kent region.

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

.NET Developer
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 .NET Developer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling -2 2 £400 +14.28%
Canterbury - 1 £310 - 1
Chatham - - - -
Cranbrook - - - - 1
Dartford - - - - 4
Maidstone - - - - 2
Margate - - - -
Rochester - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 1
.NET Developer
South East

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (94.64%) C#
3 45 (80.36%) ASP.NET
4 43 (76.79%) MVC
5 38 (67.86%) SQL Server
6 26 (46.43%) Web Development
7 25 (44.64%) Oracle
8 13 (23.21%) Oracle Database
9 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (19.64%) WCF
11 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.50%) HTML
12 7 (12.50%) TDD
12 7 (12.50%) jQuery
13 6 (10.71%) Scrum
14 5 (8.93%) Finance
14 5 (8.93%) Web Services
14 5 (8.93%) WPF
14 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 4 (7.14%) CSS
16 3 (5.36%) JSON
16 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
16 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (5.36%) CMS
16 3 (5.36%) RESTful
17 2 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
17 2 (3.57%) HTML5
17 2 (3.57%) BDD

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (5.36%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.21%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.79%) PowerBuilder
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (80.36%) ASP.NET
3 11 (19.64%) WCF
4 7 (12.50%) HTML
4 7 (12.50%) jQuery
5 5 (8.93%) Web Services
5 5 (8.93%) WPF
5 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (7.14%) CSS
7 3 (5.36%) JSON
7 3 (5.36%) RESTful
8 2 (3.57%) HTML5
8 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (3.57%) Ember.js
8 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.57%) Classic ASP
8 2 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) Streaming Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (76.79%) MVC
2 26 (46.43%) Web Development
3 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.50%) TDD
5 6 (10.71%) Scrum
6 2 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.57%) BDD
6 2 (3.57%) SOA
6 2 (3.57%) OO
6 2 (3.57%) Automated Testing
7 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.79%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.79%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.79%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.79%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.79%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 53 (94.64%) C#
2 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.57%) SQL
4 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.79%) PHP
4 1 (1.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
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