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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 39 45 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.27% 15.36% 13.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.05% 60.00% 60.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 21
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £483 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
.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
95 75 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 32.31% 25.60% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 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 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £375
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
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 16 September 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 16 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Malling -1 3 £388 +6.89%
Maidstone -4 1 £700 +133.33% 7
Canterbury - 1 £310 - 2
Chatham - - - -
Cranbrook - - - - 1
Dartford - - - - 7
Folkestone - - - -
Margate - - - -
Rochester - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 80 (85.11%) C#
2 67 (71.28%) ASP.NET
2 67 (71.28%) MVC
3 66 (70.21%) SQL Server
4 32 (34.04%) JavaScript
5 26 (27.66%) Web Development
6 25 (26.60%) HTML
6 25 (26.60%) Oracle
7 24 (25.53%) WCF
7 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (24.47%) SQL
9 22 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (22.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 21 (22.34%) VB.NET
11 18 (19.15%) T-SQL
11 18 (19.15%) XML
11 18 (19.15%) JSON
12 17 (18.09%) CSS
13 16 (17.02%) TDD
14 15 (15.96%) Finance
15 13 (13.83%) E-Commerce
15 13 (13.83%) Oracle Database
15 13 (13.83%) REST
16 12 (12.77%) HTML5
16 12 (12.77%) Unit Testing
16 12 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (11.70%) jQuery
17 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
17 11 (11.70%) OOP
18 10 (10.64%) PHP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (6.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (5.32%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.26%) CMS
3 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.13%) IIS
4 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.06%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) PaaS
2 3 (3.19%) IaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) VPN
1 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (70.21%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.83%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.06%) PowerBuilder
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 83 (88.30%) Developer
2 56 (59.57%) .NET Developer
3 46 (48.94%) C# Developer
4 42 (44.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (38.30%) ASP.NET Developer
6 33 (35.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (20.21%) Web Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Programmer
9 4 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.26%) WPF Developer
9 4 (4.26%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (3.19%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.19%) Architect
11 2 (2.13%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (71.28%) ASP.NET
2 25 (26.60%) HTML
3 24 (25.53%) WCF
4 22 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (22.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 18 (19.15%) JSON
6 18 (19.15%) XML
7 17 (18.09%) CSS
8 13 (13.83%) REST
9 12 (12.77%) HTML5
10 11 (11.70%) jQuery
11 8 (8.51%) Web Services
12 7 (7.45%) WPF
13 6 (6.38%) Ruby on Rails
14 4 (4.26%) Spring
14 4 (4.26%) Ajax
15 3 (3.19%) RESTful
16 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
16 2 (2.13%) XSLT
16 2 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Open Source
2 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.13%) NHS
3 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.13%) Statistics
4 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.06%) Streaming Media
4 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (71.28%) MVC
2 26 (27.66%) Web Development
3 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.02%) TDD
5 13 (13.83%) E-Commerce
6 12 (12.77%) Unit Testing
7 11 (11.70%) OOP
8 7 (7.45%) Scrum
9 6 (6.38%) Automation Testing
10 5 (5.32%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.19%) Incident Management
12 2 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (2.13%) Integration Testing
12 2 (2.13%) Systems Analysis
12 2 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (2.13%) BDD
12 2 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (2.13%) Migration
12 2 (2.13%) Automated Testing
12 2 (2.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 80 (85.11%) C#
2 32 (34.04%) JavaScript
3 23 (24.47%) SQL
4 21 (22.34%) VB.NET
5 18 (19.15%) T-SQL
6 10 (10.64%) PHP
7 6 (6.38%) Ruby
7 6 (6.38%) Java
8 5 (5.32%) Perl
9 3 (3.19%) Python
10 1 (1.06%) XAML
10 1 (1.06%) VBScript
10 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) SCCM
1 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (26.60%) Oracle
2 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.32%) Telerik
3 5 (5.32%) DevExpress
4 3 (3.19%) VMware
5 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.06%) Adobe
5 1 (1.06%) Citrix
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