The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 35 60 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.40% 21.20% 13.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 57.38% 44.78% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 46 18
Median daily rate £344 £338 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £295 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £375 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
.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
61 134 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.10% 47.35% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 79 51
Median daily rate £350 £340 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +4 14 £379 +8.21% 4
West Malling - 4 £313 -
Tunbridge Wells +4 1 - - 4
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for .NET.

1 48 (73.85%) C#
2 41 (63.08%) MVC
3 34 (52.31%) SQL Server
4 31 (47.69%) ASP.NET
5 29 (44.62%) JavaScript
6 26 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 25 (38.46%) HTML
8 24 (36.92%) SQL
8 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
9 22 (33.85%) Entity Framework
10 21 (32.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (32.31%) CSS
11 19 (29.23%) Finance
12 17 (26.15%) Oracle
13 15 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (21.54%) Front End Development
14 14 (21.54%) jQuery
15 13 (20.00%) HTML5
15 13 (20.00%) AngularJS
16 11 (16.92%) SDLC
16 11 (16.92%) T-SQL
16 11 (16.92%) TDD
17 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (13.85%) KnockoutJS
18 8 (12.31%) CSS3
18 8 (12.31%) WCF
18 8 (12.31%) WPF
18 8 (12.31%) Windows

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) IIS
2 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.54%) SAS
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) PaaS
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Firewall
1 2 (3.08%) LAN
1 2 (3.08%) Network Security
1 2 (3.08%) SAN
1 2 (3.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (52.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.62%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.08%) DataStage
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.08%) QlikView
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.54%) DTS
7 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.62%) Subversion
3 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.08%) Moq
4 2 (3.08%) MSTest
4 2 (3.08%) NUnit
4 2 (3.08%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.54%) SilkTest
5 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (29.23%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Advertising
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (73.85%) Developer
2 38 (58.46%) .NET Developer
3 28 (43.08%) C# Developer
4 27 (41.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (15.38%) SQL Developer
7 9 (13.85%) Analyst
7 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 9 (13.85%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (13.85%) Senior Developer
8 8 (12.31%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 8 (12.31%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (9.23%) C# WPF Developer
9 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (9.23%) WPF Developer
10 5 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
11 4 (6.15%) C# WCF Developer
11 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
11 4 (6.15%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (47.69%) ASP.NET
2 26 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 25 (38.46%) HTML
4 22 (33.85%) Entity Framework
5 21 (32.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (32.31%) CSS
6 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (21.54%) jQuery
8 13 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 13 (20.00%) HTML5
9 9 (13.85%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (12.31%) CSS3
10 8 (12.31%) WCF
10 8 (12.31%) WPF
11 5 (7.69%) REST
11 5 (7.69%) SignalR
11 5 (7.69%) XML
12 4 (6.15%) Razor View Engine
12 4 (6.15%) WinForms
13 3 (4.62%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.62%) AS400
1 3 (4.62%) NHS
2 2 (3.08%) Clustering
2 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.08%) Wiki
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.54%) iSeries
3 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) MVC
2 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.54%) Front End Development
4 11 (16.92%) SDLC
4 11 (16.92%) TDD
5 6 (9.23%) SOLID
5 6 (9.23%) Web Development
6 5 (7.69%) BDD
6 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.62%) CQRS
8 3 (4.62%) CRM
8 3 (4.62%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (4.62%) ERP
8 3 (4.62%) High Availability
8 3 (4.62%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.62%) MVVM
8 3 (4.62%) Scrum
9 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.08%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 48 (73.85%) C#
2 29 (44.62%) JavaScript
3 24 (36.92%) SQL
4 11 (16.92%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.15%) Java
5 4 (6.15%) PHP
5 4 (6.15%) VB
5 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.15%) VBScript
6 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.62%) RPG
7 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.54%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) ISEB
2 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.15%) Oracle
3 3 (4.62%) Infragistics
4 2 (3.08%) Citrix
4 2 (3.08%) HP
4 2 (3.08%) Informatica
4 2 (3.08%) IronPort
4 2 (3.08%) Siebel
4 2 (3.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.54%) Cognos
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) Sitecore