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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET 51 62 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.77% 23.31% 9.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 60.71% 77.50% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 23
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £262 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £31.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
.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
84 80 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 29.27% 30.08% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 52 52
Average daily rate £320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £35.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Folkestone +1 7 £315 +0.80% 2
Tunbridge Wells +2 3 - - 7
Maidstone -2 3 £340 +6.25% 1
Margate - - - -
Rochester - - - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 1
West Malling - - - - 2
Whitstable - - - - 1
Canterbury - - - - 4
Dartford - - - - 2
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 73 (82.02%) C#
2 58 (65.17%) ASP.NET
3 53 (59.55%) MVC
4 40 (44.94%) JavaScript
4 40 (44.94%) SQL Server
5 37 (41.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (30.34%) WCF
7 27 (30.34%) HTML
8 22 (24.72%) AngularJS
9 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
10 20 (22.47%) Scrum
10 20 (22.47%) Oracle
11 19 (21.35%) CSS
11 19 (21.35%) Finance
12 18 (20.22%) TDD
13 17 (19.10%) HTML5
14 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 15 (16.85%) SQL
16 13 (14.61%) XML
16 13 (14.61%) E-Commerce
16 13 (14.61%) jQuery
17 11 (12.36%) T-SQL
18 10 (11.24%) VB.NET
18 10 (11.24%) Unit Testing
18 10 (11.24%) WPF
18 10 (11.24%) Web Development
18 10 (11.24%) JSON
18 10 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (11.24%) CSS3

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (5.62%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.49%) CMS
2 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.49%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.12%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) PaaS
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
1 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) VPN
1 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (44.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.99%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.25%) Subversion
3 2 (2.25%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.12%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.12%) NUnit
4 1 (1.12%) MSTest
4 1 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.12%) Moq
General
1 19 (21.35%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 82 (92.13%) Developer
2 66 (74.16%) .NET Developer
3 50 (56.18%) C# Developer
4 49 (55.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (29.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (26.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (19.10%) Web Developer
8 9 (10.11%) WPF Developer
9 8 (8.99%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.74%) .NET Web Developer
10 6 (6.74%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (5.62%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (5.62%) C# Web Developer
12 3 (3.37%) SharePoint Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
13 2 (2.25%) Tester
13 2 (2.25%) Programmer
13 2 (2.25%) Technical Project Manager
13 2 (2.25%) Senior Web Developer
13 2 (2.25%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (65.17%) ASP.NET
2 37 (41.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 27 (30.34%) WCF
3 27 (30.34%) HTML
4 22 (24.72%) AngularJS
5 19 (21.35%) CSS
6 17 (19.10%) HTML5
7 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 13 (14.61%) jQuery
8 13 (14.61%) XML
9 10 (11.24%) JSON
9 10 (11.24%) WPF
9 10 (11.24%) CSS3
9 10 (11.24%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (10.11%) .NET Framework
10 9 (10.11%) Web Services
11 8 (8.99%) Classic ASP
11 8 (8.99%) REST
12 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.12%) Open Source
3 1 (1.12%) W3C
3 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.12%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (59.55%) MVC
2 31 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.47%) Scrum
4 18 (20.22%) TDD
5 13 (14.61%) E-Commerce
6 10 (11.24%) Web Development
6 10 (11.24%) Unit Testing
7 9 (10.11%) OOP
8 7 (7.87%) OO
9 5 (5.62%) Migration
10 4 (4.49%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (4.49%) Data Management
10 4 (4.49%) SOA
10 4 (4.49%) ETL
10 4 (4.49%) BDD
11 3 (3.37%) Automation Testing
11 3 (3.37%) MVVM
12 2 (2.25%) Test Automation
12 2 (2.25%) Dependency Injection
12 2 (2.25%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 73 (82.02%) C#
2 40 (44.94%) JavaScript
3 15 (16.85%) SQL
4 11 (12.36%) T-SQL
5 10 (11.24%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.62%) PHP
7 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.12%) VBScript
7 1 (1.12%) Perl
7 1 (1.12%) Java
7 1 (1.12%) Python
7 1 (1.12%) Ruby
7 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) SCCM
1 1 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.47%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.37%) DevExpress
4 3 (3.37%) VMware
4 3 (3.37%) Telerik
5 1 (1.12%) Citrix
5 1 (1.12%) Informatica
Canterbury, Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Rark Solutions
Rate: From £280 to £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago