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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 30 84 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.55% 30.00% 22.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.61% 61.31% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 45 26
Median daily rate £375 £338 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £408 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
.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
98 137 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 31.21% 48.93% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 72 47
Median daily rate £375 £338 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £375 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -2 5 £350 - 2
Tunbridge Wells -3 4 £320 -6.90% 2
Dover - 2 £255 -
Tonbridge -2 1 - - 1
Maidstone -5 1 £375 +7.14% 2
Chatham -6 1 £450 -25.00% 1
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 99 (76.74%) C#
2 72 (55.81%) MVC
2 72 (55.81%) HTML
3 71 (55.04%) JavaScript
4 66 (51.16%) CSS
5 65 (50.39%) ASP.NET
6 59 (45.74%) SQL
7 52 (40.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 50 (38.76%) jQuery
8 50 (38.76%) Microsoft
9 45 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (34.88%) HTML5
10 44 (34.11%) .NET Framework
11 43 (33.33%) CSS3
12 39 (30.23%) Finance
12 39 (30.23%) ASP.NET Web API
13 38 (29.46%) TDD
14 34 (26.36%) SQL Server
14 34 (26.36%) AngularJS
15 32 (24.81%) Entity Framework
16 30 (23.26%) Software Engineering
16 30 (23.26%) SDLC
17 29 (22.48%) Web Development
18 22 (17.05%) E-Commerce
18 22 (17.05%) KnockoutJS
19 21 (16.28%) Waterfall
20 18 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 17 (13.18%) SOLID
21 17 (13.18%) Scrum
21 17 (13.18%) WCF

.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 9 (6.98%) IIS
2 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.33%) SAS
4 2 (1.55%) WordPress
5 1 (0.78%) Apache
5 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.78%) CMS
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) IaaS
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.43%) DNS
2 6 (4.65%) DHCP
2 6 (4.65%) Firewall
2 6 (4.65%) LDAP
3 5 (3.88%) SAN
4 3 (2.33%) VLAN
4 3 (2.33%) VPN
5 2 (1.55%) LAN
5 2 (1.55%) WAN
6 1 (0.78%) FTP
6 1 (0.78%) HTTP
6 1 (0.78%) Network Security
6 1 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.65%) DataStage
5 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.55%) QlikView
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.78%) DTS
8 1 (0.78%) MySQL
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (13.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (12.40%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (3.88%) Subversion
4 4 (3.10%) Jasmine
4 4 (3.10%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (3.10%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.55%) Selenium
6 1 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.78%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.78%) Moq
6 1 (0.78%) MSTest
6 1 (0.78%) NUnit
6 1 (0.78%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.78%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.78%) Xcode
General
1 39 (30.23%) Finance
2 7 (5.43%) Banking
3 6 (4.65%) Retail
4 3 (2.33%) Advertising
4 3 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.33%) Legal
4 3 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Back Office
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Games
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (69.77%) Developer
2 66 (51.16%) .NET Developer
3 52 (40.31%) C# Developer
4 47 (36.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 46 (35.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 32 (24.81%) JavaScript Developer
7 23 (17.83%) Web Developer
8 21 (16.28%) Senior .NET Developer
8 21 (16.28%) Senior Developer
9 18 (13.95%) SQL Developer
10 17 (13.18%) C# Web Developer
11 16 (12.40%) HTML Developer
11 16 (12.40%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 16 (12.40%) Senior C# Developer
12 15 (11.63%) .NET Web Developer
12 15 (11.63%) Analyst
13 14 (10.85%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 13 (10.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 13 (10.08%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 13 (10.08%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (55.81%) HTML
2 66 (51.16%) CSS
3 65 (50.39%) ASP.NET
4 52 (40.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 50 (38.76%) jQuery
6 45 (34.88%) HTML5
7 44 (34.11%) .NET Framework
8 43 (33.33%) CSS3
9 39 (30.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 34 (26.36%) AngularJS
11 32 (24.81%) Entity Framework
12 22 (17.05%) KnockoutJS
13 18 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 17 (13.18%) WCF
15 16 (12.40%) SignalR
16 8 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 7 (5.43%) XML
18 6 (4.65%) RESTful
19 5 (3.88%) Ajax
19 5 (3.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.88%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.33%) Clustering
4 3 (2.33%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.55%) NHS
5 2 (1.55%) Wiki
6 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.78%) AS400
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.78%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.78%) iSeries
6 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.63%) Windows
2 9 (6.98%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.10%) Unix
4 2 (1.55%) Linux
4 2 (1.55%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) Android
5 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (55.81%) MVC
2 45 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (29.46%) TDD
4 30 (23.26%) SDLC
4 30 (23.26%) Software Engineering
5 29 (22.48%) Web Development
6 22 (17.05%) E-Commerce
7 21 (16.28%) Waterfall
8 17 (13.18%) BDD
8 17 (13.18%) Scrum
8 17 (13.18%) SOLID
9 8 (6.20%) Migration
10 6 (4.65%) ETL
11 5 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (3.88%) Front End Development
11 5 (3.88%) SOA
11 5 (3.88%) Web Application Development
12 4 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.10%) CRM
12 4 (3.10%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (76.74%) C#
2 71 (55.04%) JavaScript
3 59 (45.74%) SQL
4 9 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 9 (6.98%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.65%) Perl
5 6 (4.65%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.88%) PHP
7 4 (3.10%) VB
7 4 (3.10%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.10%) VBScript
8 3 (2.33%) Java
9 1 (0.78%) RPG
9 1 (0.78%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) QA
1 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.43%) VMware ESX
3 6 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.10%) XenServer
5 3 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 6 (4.65%) SCCM
1 6 (4.65%) SCOM
1 6 (4.65%) SCOrch
1 6 (4.65%) WSUS
2 2 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.78%) cPanel
Vendors
1 50 (38.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.53%) Oracle
3 9 (6.98%) VMware
4 7 (5.43%) Citrix
4 7 (5.43%) HP
5 4 (3.10%) Dell
6 3 (2.33%) Siebel
7 2 (1.55%) Informatica
7 2 (1.55%) IronPort
7 2 (1.55%) SAP
8 1 (0.78%) Adobe
8 1 (0.78%) Cognos
8 1 (0.78%) Ektron
8 1 (0.78%) IBM
8 1 (0.78%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.78%) Sitecore