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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
South East / Kent
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 57 49 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.84% 21.59% 17.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 52.29% 55.68% 62.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 28
Median daily rate £325 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £285 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £444 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +27.23%

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
109 88 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.76% 38.77% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 78 39
Median daily rate £340 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.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 19 January 2017.

.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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Folkestone +1 7 £375 +19.52% 6
West Malling 0 6 - - 3
Maidstone 0 5 £350 +7.69% 10
Sevenoaks - 3 £248 -
Canterbury - 1 £375 - 1
Chatham - 1 £450 - 2
Dartford - 1 £250 - 3
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 61 (70.11%) C#
2 51 (58.62%) .NET Framework
3 49 (56.32%) Entity Framework
4 47 (54.02%) SQL Server
5 39 (44.83%) MVC
6 36 (41.38%) ASP.NET
7 33 (37.93%) SQL
7 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (35.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (32.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (29.89%) TDD
11 24 (27.59%) Web Services
11 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
11 24 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web API
12 23 (26.44%) XML
13 22 (25.29%) Oracle
14 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
14 20 (22.99%) Front End Development
15 19 (21.84%) Concurrent Programming
15 19 (21.84%) Multithreaded Programming
15 19 (21.84%) JSON
15 19 (21.84%) LINQ
15 19 (21.84%) Multithreading
16 18 (20.69%) HTML
16 18 (20.69%) LINQ to SQL
17 16 (18.39%) Algorithms
18 15 (17.24%) CSS
18 15 (17.24%) Data Management
19 12 (13.79%) Finance
20 11 (12.64%) AngularJS

.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 1 (1.15%) CMS
1 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (54.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) DB2
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.45%) MS Access
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (35.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.45%) Selenium
2 3 (3.45%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.30%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.30%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.15%) Subversion
4 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Advertising
3 1 (1.15%) Back Office
3 1 (1.15%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (80.46%) Developer
2 62 (71.26%) .NET Developer
3 39 (44.83%) C# Developer
4 38 (43.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (12.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (11.49%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (11.49%) Senior Developer
7 9 (10.34%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Test Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Tester
10 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Consultant
10 3 (3.45%) Senior SQL Server Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Senior Tester
10 3 (3.45%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (58.62%) .NET Framework
2 49 (56.32%) Entity Framework
3 36 (41.38%) ASP.NET
4 28 (32.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web API
5 24 (27.59%) Web Services
6 23 (26.44%) XML
7 19 (21.84%) JSON
7 19 (21.84%) LINQ
8 18 (20.69%) HTML
8 18 (20.69%) LINQ to SQL
9 15 (17.24%) CSS
10 11 (12.64%) AngularJS
11 8 (9.20%) HTML5
12 4 (4.60%) COM
12 4 (4.60%) CSS3
13 3 (3.45%) jQuery
13 3 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (3.45%) RESTful
13 3 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Algorithms
2 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.45%) Statistics
3 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) AS400
4 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.30%) Windows
2 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.83%) MVC
2 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (29.89%) TDD
4 20 (22.99%) Front End Development
5 19 (21.84%) Concurrent Programming
5 19 (21.84%) Multithreaded Programming
5 19 (21.84%) Multithreading
6 15 (17.24%) Data Management
7 8 (9.20%) Web Development
8 5 (5.75%) Manual Testing
8 5 (5.75%) Migration
8 5 (5.75%) SDLC
8 5 (5.75%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.60%) Functional Testing
9 4 (4.60%) High Availability
9 4 (4.60%) SOLID
9 4 (4.60%) Test Scripting
10 3 (3.45%) Automation Testing
10 3 (3.45%) Scrum
10 3 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (70.11%) C#
2 33 (37.93%) SQL
3 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.05%) T-SQL
4 7 (8.05%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.75%) VB
6 3 (3.45%) Java
7 2 (2.30%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.15%) PHP
8 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.15%) RPG
8 1 (1.15%) VB6
8 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.29%) Oracle
3 1 (1.15%) Infragistics
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