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 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 42 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 1 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.34% 3.75% 2.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 14.47% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 6
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.43%
.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
96 76 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 32.32% 25.94% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 45 40
Average daily rate £275 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -93.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 12 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
Dartford - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Margate - - - -
Rochester - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
.NET Framework
South East

.NET Framework
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) XAML