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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 53 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.72% 18.97% 10.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 56.99% 52.38% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 18
Average daily rate
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£338 £323 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +8.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.62 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.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
93 84 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 38.11% 36.21% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 36
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £38.81 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.62 - £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

.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 26 May 2015.

.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 26 May 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 +1 5 £350 +27.27% 2
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £338 - 9
Sevenoaks - 2 - - 1
Rochester 0 1 - - 1
Tonbridge - 1 - - 2
West Malling - 1 - - 1
Chatham - 1 £600 -
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 100 (84.75%) C#
2 79 (66.95%) ASP.NET
3 54 (45.76%) SQL Server
4 53 (44.92%) MVC
5 43 (36.44%) JavaScript
5 43 (36.44%) AngularJS
6 36 (30.51%) HTML
6 36 (30.51%) Oracle
7 35 (29.66%) SQL
7 35 (29.66%) CSS
8 34 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (23.73%) Oracle Database
11 25 (21.19%) .NET Framework
12 24 (20.34%) TDD
12 24 (20.34%) Microsoft
13 22 (18.64%) HTML5
13 22 (18.64%) CSS3
14 19 (16.10%) Scrum
14 19 (16.10%) WCF
15 18 (15.25%) jQuery
16 17 (14.41%) Entity Framework
17 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET Web API
18 14 (11.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 13 (11.02%) Oracle Database 10g
20 12 (10.17%) Visual Studio
20 12 (10.17%) WPF
21 11 (9.32%) Oracle Database 11g
21 11 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
21 11 (9.32%) Web Services

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 7 (5.93%) SharePoint
1 7 (5.93%) CMS
2 5 (4.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.54%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (45.76%) SQL Server
2 28 (23.73%) Oracle Database
3 13 (11.02%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (9.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) MySQL
8 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.85%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (10.17%) Visual Studio
2 11 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (8.47%) ReSharper
4 7 (5.93%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.39%) Subversion
6 2 (1.69%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.85%) Maven
7 1 (0.85%) JIRA
7 1 (0.85%) Selenium
7 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (9.32%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 94 (79.66%) Developer
2 79 (66.95%) .NET Developer
3 69 (58.47%) C# Developer
4 67 (56.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (27.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 33 (27.97%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.08%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (5.08%) WPF Developer
8 4 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.39%) Technical Manager
8 4 (3.39%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (66.95%) ASP.NET
2 43 (36.44%) AngularJS
3 36 (30.51%) HTML
4 35 (29.66%) CSS
5 34 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (21.19%) .NET Framework
7 22 (18.64%) HTML5
7 22 (18.64%) CSS3
8 19 (16.10%) WCF
9 18 (15.25%) jQuery
10 17 (14.41%) Entity Framework
11 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (11.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (10.17%) WPF
14 11 (9.32%) Web Services
15 10 (8.47%) KnockoutJS
16 9 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 8 (6.78%) Classic ASP
18 7 (5.93%) Razor View Engine
19 5 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
1 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.08%) Windows
2 2 (1.69%) Android
2 2 (1.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.92%) MVC
2 31 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (20.34%) TDD
4 19 (16.10%) Scrum
5 11 (9.32%) MVVM
6 10 (8.47%) OO
7 8 (6.78%) OOP
7 8 (6.78%) Migration
7 8 (6.78%) Software Engineering
8 7 (5.93%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.24%) ETL
9 5 (4.24%) Data Management
9 5 (4.24%) Web Development
10 4 (3.39%) Data Analysis
10 4 (3.39%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (3.39%) BDD
10 4 (3.39%) OOD
10 4 (3.39%) UML
11 3 (2.54%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (2.54%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 100 (84.75%) C#
2 43 (36.44%) JavaScript
3 35 (29.66%) SQL
4 10 (8.47%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.93%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.54%) VB
7 2 (1.69%) VB6
7 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.69%) Java
8 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (0.85%) ISEB
1 1 (0.85%) Degree
1 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
1 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) vSphere
2 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 36 (30.51%) Oracle
2 24 (20.34%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.39%) VMware
3 4 (3.39%) Sitecore
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