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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 24 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 22 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.43% 0.74% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.86% 1.94% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 3
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£338 £321 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.05% +16.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
.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
148 103 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 50.00% 38.29% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 57 40
Average daily rate £338 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

.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 30 July 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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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
Maidstone - 7 £344 -
Canterbury -2 1 £325 +4.83% 1
Tonbridge - 1 £325 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - - 1
.NET Framework
South East

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (97.22%) SQL Server
3 34 (94.44%) C#
4 29 (80.56%) AngularJS
5 28 (77.78%) ASP.NET
6 26 (72.22%) MVC
6 26 (72.22%) Entity Framework
7 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
8 21 (58.33%) HTML
9 17 (47.22%) CSS
10 16 (44.44%) jQuery
11 15 (41.67%) TDD
11 15 (41.67%) CSS3
11 15 (41.67%) HTML5
12 13 (36.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (30.56%) ReSharper
13 11 (30.56%) TeamCity
13 11 (30.56%) SQL
14 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
14 9 (25.00%) MVVM
15 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (19.44%) Razor View Engine
16 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (19.44%) Oracle
16 7 (19.44%) Windows
17 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
18 5 (13.89%) Software Architecture
18 5 (13.89%) WCF
18 5 (13.89%) LINQ

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (11.11%) IIS
1 4 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) Node.js
3 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (97.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.78%) Redis
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) TeamCity
1 11 (30.56%) ReSharper
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.78%) NUnit
4 1 (2.78%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) NCover
4 1 (2.78%) Moq
4 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.78%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 28 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 23 (63.89%) C# Developer
3 23 (63.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 19 (52.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
6 6 (16.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 6 (16.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 6 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
6 6 (16.67%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (80.56%) AngularJS
3 28 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 26 (72.22%) Entity Framework
5 21 (58.33%) HTML
6 17 (47.22%) CSS
7 16 (44.44%) jQuery
8 15 (41.67%) HTML5
8 15 (41.67%) CSS3
9 13 (36.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (19.44%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (13.89%) LINQ
12 5 (13.89%) WCF
13 4 (11.11%) WPF
13 4 (11.11%) Backbone.js
13 4 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
14 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
15 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) W3C
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Android
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) MVC
2 15 (41.67%) TDD
3 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (25.00%) MVVM
4 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) Software Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.33%) OOD
7 3 (8.33%) OOP
7 3 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (5.56%) Android Development
9 1 (2.78%) BDD
9 1 (2.78%) Web Development
9 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.78%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.78%) Kanban
9 1 (2.78%) Scrum
9 1 (2.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) C#
2 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) VMware