The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 49 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.33% 15.28% 15.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.88% 62.86% 62.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 24
Average daily rate
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£281 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £278 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £458 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
.NET
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
117 70 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.00% 24.31% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 42 41
Average daily rate £275 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £450
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 £14.50 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.86% -91.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Kent

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

.NET
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 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Maidstone -5 4 £700 +115.38% 4
West Malling 0 3 £388 +3.33% 1
Dartford - 2 - - 1
Canterbury - 1 £310 - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £700 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 2
Chatham - - - -
Cranbrook - - - - 1
Folkestone - - - -
Margate - - - -
Rochester - - - - 1
Sittingbourne - - - -
Stansted - - - -
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing .NET 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.

1 72 (80.90%) C#
2 65 (73.03%) SQL Server
3 64 (71.91%) ASP.NET
4 63 (70.79%) MVC
5 36 (40.45%) JavaScript
6 27 (30.34%) SQL
7 25 (28.09%) VB.NET
7 25 (28.09%) HTML
8 23 (25.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (24.72%) T-SQL
10 21 (23.60%) Web Development
10 21 (23.60%) WCF
10 21 (23.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 18 (20.22%) XML
12 17 (19.10%) CSS
12 17 (19.10%) JSON
12 17 (19.10%) TDD
13 16 (17.98%) Oracle
14 15 (16.85%) Finance
15 13 (14.61%) E-Commerce
15 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (14.61%) Oracle Database
16 12 (13.48%) HTML5
16 12 (13.48%) REST
16 12 (13.48%) Unit Testing
16 12 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
17 11 (12.36%) OOP
17 11 (12.36%) jQuery
18 10 (11.24%) PHP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.74%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (5.62%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.49%) CMS
3 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Lync
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) PaaS
2 3 (3.37%) IaaS
3 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) VPN
1 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (73.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.61%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.12%) PowerBuilder
General
1 15 (16.85%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Advertising
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (87.64%) Developer
2 47 (52.81%) .NET Developer
3 39 (43.82%) C# Developer
4 35 (39.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (34.83%) ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (31.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (21.35%) Web Developer
8 8 (8.99%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Programmer
10 4 (4.49%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.37%) Architect
11 3 (3.37%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (3.37%) .NET Programmer
11 3 (3.37%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Cloud Engineer
12 2 (2.25%) Automation Engineer
12 2 (2.25%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (71.91%) ASP.NET
2 25 (28.09%) HTML
3 23 (25.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (23.60%) WCF
4 21 (23.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 18 (20.22%) XML
6 17 (19.10%) CSS
6 17 (19.10%) JSON
7 12 (13.48%) HTML5
7 12 (13.48%) REST
8 11 (12.36%) jQuery
9 8 (8.99%) Web Services
10 6 (6.74%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (4.49%) WPF
11 4 (4.49%) Ajax
11 4 (4.49%) Spring
12 3 (3.37%) .NET Framework
12 3 (3.37%) RESTful
13 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (2.25%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Open Source
2 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.25%) Statistics
2 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.25%) NHS
3 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.12%) Streaming Media
3 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (70.79%) MVC
2 21 (23.60%) Web Development
3 17 (19.10%) TDD
4 13 (14.61%) E-Commerce
4 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.48%) Unit Testing
6 11 (12.36%) OOP
7 7 (7.87%) Scrum
8 6 (6.74%) Automation Testing
9 5 (5.62%) Test Automation
10 3 (3.37%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.25%) BDD
11 2 (2.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.25%) Integration Testing
11 2 (2.25%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (2.25%) Automated Testing
11 2 (2.25%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.25%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (2.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 72 (80.90%) C#
2 36 (40.45%) JavaScript
3 27 (30.34%) SQL
4 25 (28.09%) VB.NET
5 22 (24.72%) T-SQL
6 10 (11.24%) PHP
7 6 (6.74%) Ruby
7 6 (6.74%) Java
8 5 (5.62%) Perl
9 3 (3.37%) Python
10 2 (2.25%) XAML
11 1 (1.12%) VBScript
11 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) SCCM
1 1 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) Oracle
2 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.62%) Telerik
3 5 (5.62%) DevExpress
4 3 (3.37%) VMware
5 1 (1.12%) Adobe
5 1 (1.12%) Citrix
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore