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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 28 98 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.66% 33.45% 21.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.15% 64.05% 54.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 58 30
Median daily rate £350 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £400 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +17.14%
.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
82 153 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 28.28% 52.22% 38.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 83 54
Median daily rate £350 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

.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 24 July 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 24 July 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
West Malling 0 7 £350 -
Dover +7 2 £255 -
Maidstone -5 2 £375 +7.14% 2
Chatham -5 1 £450 -25.00% 1
Tunbridge Wells -7 1 £315 -10.00% 1
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 93 (77.50%) C#
2 72 (60.00%) MVC
3 69 (57.50%) JavaScript
4 67 (55.83%) HTML
5 62 (51.67%) CSS
6 60 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 53 (44.17%) SQL
8 48 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 47 (39.17%) jQuery
10 46 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (35.83%) Microsoft
12 41 (34.17%) HTML5
13 40 (33.33%) .NET Framework
14 39 (32.50%) CSS3
15 38 (31.67%) TDD
16 36 (30.00%) Finance
17 35 (29.17%) SQL Server
17 35 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
18 30 (25.00%) AngularJS
18 30 (25.00%) SDLC
19 29 (24.17%) Entity Framework
20 27 (22.50%) Web Development
21 26 (21.67%) Software Engineering
22 23 (19.17%) KnockoutJS
23 20 (16.67%) E-Commerce
23 20 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
24 19 (15.83%) Waterfall
25 17 (14.17%) BDD
26 16 (13.33%) WCF
26 16 (13.33%) Scrum

.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 4 (3.33%) IIS
1 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.50%) SAS
3 2 (1.67%) WordPress
4 1 (0.83%) Apache
4 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.83%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.00%) IaaS
2 6 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) Firewall
2 3 (2.50%) SAN
3 2 (1.67%) DNS
3 2 (1.67%) LAN
3 2 (1.67%) WAN
4 1 (0.83%) DHCP
4 1 (0.83%) FTP
4 1 (0.83%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) LDAP
4 1 (0.83%) Network Security
4 1 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.83%) VLAN
4 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.00%) DataStage
4 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.67%) QlikView
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.83%) DTS
8 1 (0.83%) MySQL
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.17%) Subversion
4 5 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (3.33%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (2.50%) Moq
6 3 (2.50%) MSTest
6 3 (2.50%) NUnit
6 3 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.83%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.83%) Selenium
7 1 (0.83%) SilkTest
General
1 36 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Retail
3 5 (4.17%) Banking
4 3 (2.50%) Advertising
4 3 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.50%) Legal
4 3 (2.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 88 (73.33%) Developer
2 63 (52.50%) .NET Developer
3 51 (42.50%) C# Developer
4 46 (38.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (35.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 32 (26.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 23 (19.17%) Web Developer
8 18 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 18 (15.00%) Senior Developer
8 18 (15.00%) SQL Developer
9 17 (14.17%) C# Web Developer
10 16 (13.33%) HTML Developer
10 16 (13.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 16 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
11 15 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
12 14 (11.67%) Analyst
12 14 (11.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 13 (10.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 13 (10.83%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 13 (10.83%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (55.83%) HTML
2 62 (51.67%) CSS
3 60 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 48 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 47 (39.17%) jQuery
6 41 (34.17%) HTML5
7 40 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 39 (32.50%) CSS3
9 35 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 30 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 29 (24.17%) Entity Framework
12 23 (19.17%) KnockoutJS
13 16 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 16 (13.33%) SignalR
13 16 (13.33%) WCF
14 8 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 8 (6.67%) WPF
15 7 (5.83%) XML
16 5 (4.17%) Ajax
16 5 (4.17%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.33%) NHS
4 3 (2.50%) Clustering
5 2 (1.67%) AS400
5 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.67%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.67%) Wiki
6 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.83%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.83%) iSeries
6 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.17%) Windows
2 4 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.67%) Linux
3 2 (1.67%) Unix
3 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (60.00%) MVC
2 46 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (31.67%) TDD
4 30 (25.00%) SDLC
5 27 (22.50%) Web Development
6 26 (21.67%) Software Engineering
7 20 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 19 (15.83%) Waterfall
9 17 (14.17%) BDD
10 16 (13.33%) Scrum
10 16 (13.33%) SOLID
11 6 (5.00%) ETL
11 6 (5.00%) Migration
12 5 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.33%) CRM
13 4 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
13 4 (3.33%) Load Balancing
13 4 (3.33%) Service Management
13 4 (3.33%) SOA
13 4 (3.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (77.50%) C#
2 69 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 53 (44.17%) SQL
4 13 (10.83%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.17%) PHP
6 5 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.17%) VBScript
7 4 (3.33%) VB
7 4 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.67%) Java
8 2 (1.67%) RPG
9 1 (0.83%) Perl
9 1 (0.83%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) ISEB
2 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.83%) MCTS
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.33%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.83%) cPanel
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.83%) SCCM
2 1 (0.83%) SCOM
2 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (35.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (3.33%) Citrix
3 4 (3.33%) HP
3 4 (3.33%) VMware
4 3 (2.50%) Infragistics
4 3 (2.50%) Siebel
5 2 (1.67%) Informatica
5 2 (1.67%) IronPort
6 1 (0.83%) Adobe
6 1 (0.83%) Cognos
6 1 (0.83%) Dell
6 1 (0.83%) Ektron
6 1 (0.83%) IBM
6 1 (0.83%) SAP
6 1 (0.83%) Sitecore