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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 9 7 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 40 35 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.71% 18.04% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.27% 18.92% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 5
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£325 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.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
262 185 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 96.32% 95.36% 91.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 111 131
Average daily rate £350 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.25 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

.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 5 March 2015.

.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 5 March 2015. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 6 - -
Maidstone -2 3 - - 1
Dartford - 3 £400 - 2
Canterbury -3 2 £305 +29.78% 2
Folkestone - - - - 1
Whitstable - - - -
Rochester - - - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
.NET Developer
South East

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 85 (100.00%) .NET
2 80 (94.12%) C#
3 63 (74.12%) ASP.NET
4 43 (50.59%) AngularJS
5 37 (43.53%) MVC
6 36 (42.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (41.18%) SQL Server
8 34 (40.00%) JavaScript
9 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (35.29%) Oracle
11 22 (25.88%) WCF
12 20 (23.53%) TDD
12 20 (23.53%) HTML
13 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
13 19 (22.35%) Scrum
14 17 (20.00%) .NET Framework
15 15 (17.65%) WPF
15 15 (17.65%) Finance
15 15 (17.65%) CSS
15 15 (17.65%) Oracle Database
16 14 (16.47%) HTML5
16 14 (16.47%) CSS3
17 13 (15.29%) KnockoutJS
17 13 (15.29%) jQuery
18 12 (14.12%) Classic ASP
18 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET Web API
19 10 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 10 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
19 10 (11.76%) Web Services

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 4 (4.71%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (4.71%) CMS
2 1 (1.18%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.18%) Redis
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.41%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.06%) Subversion
3 6 (7.06%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.18%) NUnit
4 1 (1.18%) MSTest
4 1 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.18%) Moq
General
1 15 (17.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (74.12%) ASP.NET
3 43 (50.59%) AngularJS
4 36 (42.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (25.88%) WCF
6 20 (23.53%) HTML
7 17 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 15 (17.65%) WPF
8 15 (17.65%) CSS
9 14 (16.47%) HTML5
9 14 (16.47%) CSS3
10 13 (15.29%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (15.29%) jQuery
11 12 (14.12%) Classic ASP
11 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (11.76%) Web Services
13 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 5 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.18%) Tandem
2 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Windows Phone
2 2 (2.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) MVC
2 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (23.53%) TDD
4 19 (22.35%) Scrum
5 9 (10.59%) OOP
5 9 (10.59%) OO
5 9 (10.59%) ETL
5 9 (10.59%) Migration
5 9 (10.59%) Data Management
6 7 (8.24%) MVVM
7 6 (7.06%) UML
7 6 (7.06%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.71%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (4.71%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.53%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (3.53%) OOD
10 3 (3.53%) SOA
10 3 (3.53%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (3.53%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 80 (94.12%) C#
2 34 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.76%) SQL
4 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) VCP4
Vendors
1 30 (35.29%) Oracle
2 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.71%) Sitecore