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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 51 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.90% 15.61% 11.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 55.43% 48.48% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 20
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£325 £410 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% +38.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £273 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.62 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
.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
92 66 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 37.70% 32.20% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 43
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £38.81 - £14.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.62 - £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £15.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.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 5 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 5 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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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 - - 6
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £338 - 8
Dartford - 3 £388 - 3
West Malling +4 1 - -
Folkestone 0 1 - -
Rochester 0 1 - - 1
Tonbridge - 1 - - 3
Canterbury - 1 £310 - 1
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 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 80 (80.81%) C#
2 64 (64.65%) ASP.NET
3 47 (47.47%) SQL Server
4 35 (35.35%) MVC
4 35 (35.35%) AngularJS
5 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
6 33 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (30.30%) SQL
8 26 (26.26%) CSS
8 26 (26.26%) Oracle
8 26 (26.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (25.25%) HTML
10 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 21 (21.21%) .NET Framework
12 20 (20.20%) WCF
13 18 (18.18%) Scrum
13 18 (18.18%) Oracle Database
14 16 (16.16%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (16.16%) TDD
15 14 (14.14%) HTML5
15 14 (14.14%) CSS3
16 13 (13.13%) Entity Framework
16 13 (13.13%) Visual Studio
17 12 (12.12%) WPF
17 12 (12.12%) KnockoutJS
18 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 11 (11.11%) MVVM
18 11 (11.11%) Web Services
18 11 (11.11%) Finance
19 10 (10.10%) T-SQL

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (7.07%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.06%) CMS
3 5 (5.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.04%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.04%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.02%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.01%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (47.47%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.01%) Redis
8 1 (1.01%) MySQL
8 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.01%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.04%) ReSharper
3 4 (4.04%) Subversion
3 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.02%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.01%) Maven
5 1 (1.01%) JIRA
5 1 (1.01%) Selenium
5 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.01%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 83 (83.84%) Developer
2 69 (69.70%) .NET Developer
3 57 (57.58%) C# Developer
4 55 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (30.30%) ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (26.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.06%) WPF Developer
7 6 (6.06%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.03%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (2.02%) PowerBuilder Developer
10 2 (2.02%) Development Manager
10 2 (2.02%) Analyst
10 2 (2.02%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.02%) Programmer
10 2 (2.02%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (64.65%) ASP.NET
2 35 (35.35%) AngularJS
3 26 (26.26%) CSS
3 26 (26.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (25.25%) HTML
5 21 (21.21%) .NET Framework
6 20 (20.20%) WCF
7 16 (16.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (14.14%) CSS3
8 14 (14.14%) HTML5
9 13 (13.13%) Entity Framework
10 12 (12.12%) WPF
10 12 (12.12%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 11 (11.11%) Web Services
12 8 (8.08%) Classic ASP
12 8 (8.08%) jQuery
13 7 (7.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Windows
2 2 (2.02%) Android
2 2 (2.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.35%) MVC
2 33 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.18%) Scrum
4 16 (16.16%) TDD
5 11 (11.11%) MVVM
6 9 (9.09%) Migration
6 9 (9.09%) OO
7 8 (8.08%) OOP
8 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.05%) ETL
9 5 (5.05%) Data Management
9 5 (5.05%) BDD
9 5 (5.05%) Web Development
10 4 (4.04%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (4.04%) Data Analysis
10 4 (4.04%) OOD
10 4 (4.04%) UML
11 3 (3.03%) SOA
11 3 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 80 (80.81%) C#
2 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
3 30 (30.30%) SQL
4 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.03%) VB
5 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.02%) Java
6 2 (2.02%) VB6
7 1 (1.01%) C++
7 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.01%) ISEB
1 1 (1.01%) Degree
1 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) vSphere
2 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (26.26%) Oracle
2 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.04%) VMware
3 4 (4.04%) Sitecore
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