The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Kent region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 53 36 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.29% 13.19% 23.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 55.79% 62.07% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 34
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £455 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
95 58 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 38.15% 21.25% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 28 41
Average daily rate £275 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
.NET
South East

.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 July 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 July 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 5 £700 +86.66% 2
Dartford - 2 - - 6
Folkestone +1 1 - -
West Malling -1 1 £350 -3.44% 1
Tonbridge - 1 £700 - 3
Rochester - 1 £333 - 2
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Swanley - - - -
Canterbury - - - - 2
Chatham - - - -
Cranbrook - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 2
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 74 (84.09%) C#
2 63 (71.59%) ASP.NET
3 61 (69.32%) SQL Server
4 58 (65.91%) MVC
5 36 (40.91%) JavaScript
6 30 (34.09%) SQL
7 28 (31.82%) HTML
8 27 (30.68%) VB.NET
9 25 (28.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (26.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 22 (25.00%) T-SQL
12 21 (23.86%) WCF
12 21 (23.86%) TDD
13 20 (22.73%) CSS
14 18 (20.45%) XML
15 17 (19.32%) Web Development
15 17 (19.32%) JSON
16 13 (14.77%) jQuery
16 13 (14.77%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (14.77%) E-Commerce
16 13 (14.77%) Oracle
16 13 (14.77%) Oracle Database
16 13 (14.77%) REST
17 12 (13.64%) Finance
17 12 (13.64%) HTML5
17 12 (13.64%) Unit Testing
18 11 (12.50%) PHP
18 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
18 11 (12.50%) OOP
19 10 (11.36%) Scrum

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (6.82%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (5.68%) CMS
3 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.14%) IIS
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) PaaS
2 3 (3.41%) IaaS
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (69.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.77%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.14%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.14%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.14%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (13.64%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 80 (90.91%) Developer
2 47 (53.41%) .NET Developer
3 36 (40.91%) C# Developer
4 32 (36.36%) ASP.NET Developer
4 32 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (30.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (20.45%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Programmer
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.55%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (4.55%) Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.41%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (2.27%) SharePoint Consultant
10 2 (2.27%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (2.27%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (71.59%) ASP.NET
2 28 (31.82%) HTML
3 25 (28.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (26.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 21 (23.86%) WCF
6 20 (22.73%) CSS
7 18 (20.45%) XML
8 17 (19.32%) JSON
9 13 (14.77%) jQuery
9 13 (14.77%) REST
10 12 (13.64%) HTML5
11 8 (9.09%) Web Services
12 6 (6.82%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (6.82%) Classic ASP
13 4 (4.55%) WPF
13 4 (4.55%) Spring
13 4 (4.55%) Ajax
13 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 2 (2.27%) NHibernate
14 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Open Source
2 2 (2.27%) Statistics
2 2 (2.27%) NHS
3 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.14%) Social Media
3 1 (1.14%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (65.91%) MVC
2 21 (23.86%) TDD
3 17 (19.32%) Web Development
4 13 (14.77%) E-Commerce
5 12 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 11 (12.50%) OOP
7 10 (11.36%) Scrum
8 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.82%) Automation Testing
10 5 (5.68%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.41%) Workflow
11 3 (3.41%) SOA
11 3 (3.41%) Incident Management
12 2 (2.27%) Automated Testing
12 2 (2.27%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.27%) Systems Analysis
12 2 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (2.27%) Integration Testing
12 2 (2.27%) Migration
12 2 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 74 (84.09%) C#
2 36 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 30 (34.09%) SQL
4 27 (30.68%) VB.NET
5 22 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 11 (12.50%) PHP
7 6 (6.82%) Ruby
7 6 (6.82%) Java
8 5 (5.68%) Perl
9 3 (3.41%) Python
10 2 (2.27%) XAML
11 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Oracle
2 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.68%) Telerik
3 5 (5.68%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.14%) Adobe
4 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
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