The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills 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 Framework over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 23 31 41
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 16 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.97% 0.88% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.02% 2.70% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +6.87%
.NET Framework
South East

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
94 74 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.07% 32.60% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 42
Average daily rate £325 £313 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £38.81 £17.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.29% +36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Kent

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Dartford - 3 £400 -
Maidstone - 2 £350 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - - 1
West Malling - - - - 1
Rochester - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - - 1
Folkestone - - - -
Canterbury - - - -
Chatham - - - -
.NET Framework
South East

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing .NET Framework also 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 that cited .NET Framework.

1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (95.83%) SQL Server
3 18 (75.00%) C#
4 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
5 14 (58.33%) Entity Framework
6 12 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (37.50%) MVC
9 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (33.33%) SQL
9 8 (33.33%) Oracle
10 7 (29.17%) WCF
10 7 (29.17%) MVVM
10 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
11 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
11 5 (20.83%) HTML
11 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
12 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
12 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 4 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (16.67%) WPF
12 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
13 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 3 (12.50%) OOD
13 3 (12.50%) Scrum
13 3 (12.50%) CSS
13 3 (12.50%) OOP

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing .NET Framework also 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 that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (95.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 19 (79.17%) .NET Developer
3 16 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 16 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 1 (4.17%) WPF Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
3 14 (58.33%) Entity Framework
4 12 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (29.17%) WCF
6 5 (20.83%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (16.67%) WPF
8 3 (12.50%) CSS
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
9 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (8.33%) LINQ
10 1 (4.17%) jQuery
10 1 (4.17%) HTML5
10 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (4.17%) CSS3
10 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Android
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) MVC
3 7 (29.17%) MVVM
4 4 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) OOP
5 3 (12.50%) OOD
5 3 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Kanban
6 2 (8.33%) Software Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Android Development
7 1 (4.17%) Web Development
7 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.17%) B2C
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica