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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 66 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.09% 18.64% 11.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 73.33% 60.29% 36.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 17
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£325 £308 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.62 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
.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
90 68 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 32.85% 30.91% 30.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 44 41
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.62 £17.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.29% +36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +1 8 £350 - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 6 - - 12
Canterbury 0 4 £313 +38.88% 1
Dartford - 4 £394 - 2
Folkestone -1 1 - -
Rochester -2 1 - - 1
Tonbridge - 1 - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - - 1
West Malling - - - - 1
Whitstable - - - -
Chatham - - - -
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 91 (79.82%) C#
2 76 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 50 (43.86%) SQL Server
4 47 (41.23%) MVC
5 46 (40.35%) JavaScript
5 46 (40.35%) AngularJS
6 44 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (35.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 29 (25.44%) HTML
10 28 (24.56%) Oracle
11 27 (23.68%) SQL
11 27 (23.68%) Scrum
12 25 (21.93%) CSS
13 24 (21.05%) WCF
14 23 (20.18%) TDD
15 22 (19.30%) .NET Framework
16 17 (14.91%) Finance
17 16 (14.04%) Visual Studio
17 16 (14.04%) jQuery
17 16 (14.04%) HTML5
17 16 (14.04%) CSS3
18 15 (13.16%) KnockoutJS
18 15 (13.16%) Oracle Database
18 15 (13.16%) WPF
19 14 (12.28%) Web Services
20 13 (11.40%) Classic ASP
20 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET Web API
21 12 (10.53%) Entity Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 8 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.26%) CMS
3 5 (4.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.51%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.88%) Node.js
7 1 (0.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (43.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.16%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.88%) Redis
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (14.04%) Visual Studio
2 11 (9.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.26%) Subversion
3 6 (5.26%) ReSharper
3 6 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.75%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.88%) MSTest
5 1 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.88%) Moq
5 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.88%) Selenium
5 1 (0.88%) JIRA
5 1 (0.88%) Maven
5 1 (0.88%) NUnit
General
1 17 (14.91%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 98 (85.96%) Developer
2 79 (69.30%) .NET Developer
3 68 (59.65%) C# Developer
4 65 (57.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (34.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 35 (30.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (7.02%) WPF Developer
8 7 (6.14%) SharePoint Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.39%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Technical Project Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Technical Manager
11 3 (2.63%) C# Web Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Programmer
11 3 (2.63%) Analyst
12 2 (1.75%) Test Analyst
12 2 (1.75%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 46 (40.35%) AngularJS
3 41 (35.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (25.44%) HTML
5 25 (21.93%) CSS
6 24 (21.05%) WCF
7 22 (19.30%) .NET Framework
8 16 (14.04%) jQuery
8 16 (14.04%) HTML5
8 16 (14.04%) CSS3
9 15 (13.16%) KnockoutJS
9 15 (13.16%) WPF
10 14 (12.28%) Web Services
11 13 (11.40%) Classic ASP
11 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (10.53%) Entity Framework
13 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (6.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
1 2 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.88%) Tandem
2 1 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.89%) Windows
2 2 (1.75%) Android
2 2 (1.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (41.23%) MVC
2 44 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (23.68%) Scrum
4 23 (20.18%) TDD
5 11 (9.65%) OO
5 11 (9.65%) Migration
6 10 (8.77%) OOP
6 10 (8.77%) MVVM
7 8 (7.02%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.26%) UML
8 6 (5.26%) Data Analysis
9 5 (4.39%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (4.39%) BDD
9 5 (4.39%) Web Development
9 5 (4.39%) Data Management
9 5 (4.39%) ETL
10 4 (3.51%) OOD
10 4 (3.51%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.51%) Kanban
10 4 (3.51%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 91 (79.82%) C#
2 46 (40.35%) JavaScript
3 27 (23.68%) SQL
4 7 (6.14%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.63%) VB
6 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.75%) Java
6 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.75%) VB6
7 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (0.88%) Degree
1 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) vSphere
2 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 30 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 28 (24.56%) Oracle
3 4 (3.51%) VMware
3 4 (3.51%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.88%) Informatica
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