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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 77 46 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.84% 15.38% 15.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 52.38% 40.71% 58.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 29 29
Average daily rate
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£338 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £700 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.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
147 113 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 49.33% 37.79% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 65 50
Average daily rate £338 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £208 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 28 August 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 28 August 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 11 £350 -50.00% 2
Canterbury 0 7 £345 +11.29% 3
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £350 - 7
Tonbridge +1 4 £400 -42.85% 1
Folkestone - 3 £318 - 4
Dover - 2 £338 -
Rochester - 2 - - 2
Sittingbourne - 2 £325 -
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 101 (77.69%) C#
2 80 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 73 (56.15%) MVC
4 60 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 58 (44.62%) SQL Server
6 54 (41.54%) HTML
7 53 (40.77%) AngularJS
8 46 (35.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 43 (33.08%) CSS
10 36 (27.69%) TDD
11 33 (25.38%) jQuery
12 32 (24.62%) .NET Framework
13 30 (23.08%) SQL
14 28 (21.54%) Microsoft
14 28 (21.54%) Entity Framework
15 26 (20.00%) CSS3
15 26 (20.00%) HTML5
16 25 (19.23%) Oracle
17 23 (17.69%) Finance
18 22 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
19 21 (16.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 19 (14.62%) Oracle Database
21 16 (12.31%) ASP.NET Web API
21 16 (12.31%) Visual Studio
22 15 (11.54%) OO
22 15 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
23 14 (10.77%) BDD
24 13 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
24 13 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
25 11 (8.46%) ReSharper

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (6.92%) CMS
2 5 (3.85%) Umbraco
2 5 (3.85%) IIS
3 2 (1.54%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.54%) ArcIMS
3 2 (1.54%) Lync
3 2 (1.54%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.31%) MS Visio
1 3 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.54%) VPN
1 2 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (44.62%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.62%) Oracle Database
3 15 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.77%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (12.31%) Visual Studio
2 11 (8.46%) ReSharper
2 11 (8.46%) TeamCity
3 10 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.08%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.31%) Subversion
6 1 (0.77%) NCover
6 1 (0.77%) Moq
6 1 (0.77%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.77%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.77%) NUnit
6 1 (0.77%) CruiseControl
General
1 23 (17.69%) Finance
2 7 (5.38%) Marketing
3 2 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 100 (76.92%) Developer
2 94 (72.31%) .NET Developer
3 59 (45.38%) C# Developer
3 59 (45.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 35 (26.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 33 (25.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
7 9 (6.92%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.15%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (5.38%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (5.38%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (4.62%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) IT Project Manager
11 5 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 54 (41.54%) HTML
3 53 (40.77%) AngularJS
4 46 (35.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 43 (33.08%) CSS
6 33 (25.38%) jQuery
7 32 (24.62%) .NET Framework
8 28 (21.54%) Entity Framework
9 26 (20.00%) HTML5
9 26 (20.00%) CSS3
10 21 (16.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (12.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (8.46%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (7.69%) WCF
14 9 (6.92%) Razor View Engine
15 6 (4.62%) LINQ
16 4 (3.08%) Backbone.js
16 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 4 (3.08%) WPF
16 4 (3.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.08%) W3C
1 4 (3.08%) User Experience
2 2 (1.54%) GIS
2 2 (1.54%) AS400
2 2 (1.54%) iSeries
2 2 (1.54%) NHS
2 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.77%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.92%) Windows
2 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (56.15%) MVC
2 36 (27.69%) TDD
3 22 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (11.54%) OO
5 14 (10.77%) BDD
6 11 (8.46%) Scrum
7 9 (6.92%) Software Engineering
7 9 (6.92%) MVVM
7 9 (6.92%) SDLC
8 8 (6.15%) Migration
8 8 (6.15%) E-Commerce
8 8 (6.15%) Project Management
9 7 (5.38%) Software Architecture
9 7 (5.38%) Web Development
10 6 (4.62%) OOD
11 4 (3.08%) ETL
11 4 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (2.31%) Unit Testing
12 3 (2.31%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (77.69%) C#
2 60 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 30 (23.08%) SQL
4 11 (8.46%) VB.NET
5 6 (4.62%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.62%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.08%) VB
8 2 (1.54%) Python
8 2 (1.54%) VBScript
8 2 (1.54%) PHP
9 1 (0.77%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (0.77%) ISEB
1 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.77%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.54%) XenApp
2 2 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.23%) Oracle
3 2 (1.54%) Citrix
3 2 (1.54%) ESRI
3 2 (1.54%) VMware
4 1 (0.77%) Adobe
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