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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing .NET 51 53 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.15% 17.61% 7.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 68.00% 63.10% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 22
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£320 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+28.69% -11.53%
.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
75 84 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 26.69% 27.91% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 49 50
Average daily rate £320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £470 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.50 £11.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+222.72% -72.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

.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 26 November 2014.

.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 26 November 2014. 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
Folkestone +1 5 - - 2
Tunbridge Wells +4 4 - - 9
Maidstone -3 3 £340 +13.33% 3
Margate - - - -
Rochester - - - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - - 1
Tonbridge - - - - 1
West Malling - - - -
Whitstable - - - - 1
Canterbury - - - - 4
Dartford - - - - 5
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 78 (80.41%) C#
2 63 (64.95%) ASP.NET
3 56 (57.73%) MVC
4 46 (47.42%) JavaScript
4 46 (47.42%) SQL Server
5 41 (42.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (32.99%) HTML
8 30 (30.93%) WCF
9 23 (23.71%) SQL
10 22 (22.68%) Finance
11 21 (21.65%) TDD
11 21 (21.65%) XML
11 21 (21.65%) AngularJS
11 21 (21.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 20 (20.62%) CSS
12 20 (20.62%) Oracle
12 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
13 19 (19.59%) VB.NET
14 18 (18.56%) Scrum
15 17 (17.53%) JSON
15 17 (17.53%) T-SQL
16 16 (16.49%) E-Commerce
16 16 (16.49%) HTML5
17 14 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (14.43%) Unit Testing
18 13 (13.40%) OOP
18 13 (13.40%) jQuery
19 12 (12.37%) REST
19 12 (12.37%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 6 (6.19%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (5.15%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.06%) IIS
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.03%) CMS
5 1 (1.03%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) PaaS
2 3 (3.09%) IaaS
3 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Internet
1 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (47.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.06%) Subversion
3 2 (2.06%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.03%) NUnit
4 1 (1.03%) MSTest
4 1 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.03%) Moq
General
1 22 (22.68%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (87.63%) Developer
2 63 (64.95%) .NET Developer
3 49 (50.52%) C# Developer
4 48 (49.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (25.77%) ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (24.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (22.68%) Web Developer
8 9 (9.28%) WPF Developer
9 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.19%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (5.15%) C# Web Developer
11 5 (5.15%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (4.12%) Senior C# Developer
13 3 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
13 3 (3.09%) Programmer
13 3 (3.09%) Architect
13 3 (3.09%) Project Manager
13 3 (3.09%) Cloud Engineer
14 2 (2.06%) Automation Engineer
14 2 (2.06%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (64.95%) ASP.NET
2 41 (42.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 32 (32.99%) HTML
4 30 (30.93%) WCF
5 21 (21.65%) XML
5 21 (21.65%) AngularJS
5 21 (21.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 20 (20.62%) CSS
7 17 (17.53%) JSON
8 16 (16.49%) HTML5
9 13 (13.40%) jQuery
10 12 (12.37%) REST
10 12 (12.37%) WPF
11 9 (9.28%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (8.25%) .NET Framework
12 8 (8.25%) Web Services
12 8 (8.25%) Classic ASP
13 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 6 (6.19%) CSS3
14 6 (6.19%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Open Source
2 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.03%) NHS
4 1 (1.03%) W3C
4 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.03%) Statistics
4 1 (1.03%) Streaming Media
4 1 (1.03%) Tandem
4 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.22%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (57.73%) MVC
2 33 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (21.65%) TDD
4 18 (18.56%) Scrum
5 16 (16.49%) E-Commerce
6 14 (14.43%) Unit Testing
7 13 (13.40%) OOP
8 10 (10.31%) Web Development
9 7 (7.22%) OO
9 7 (7.22%) Migration
10 6 (6.19%) Automation Testing
11 5 (5.15%) Test Automation
12 4 (4.12%) Data Management
12 4 (4.12%) ETL
13 3 (3.09%) SOA
13 3 (3.09%) Technical Architecture
13 3 (3.09%) BDD
13 3 (3.09%) MVVM
14 2 (2.06%) Software Architecture
14 2 (2.06%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 78 (80.41%) C#
2 46 (47.42%) JavaScript
3 23 (23.71%) SQL
4 19 (19.59%) VB.NET
5 17 (17.53%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.25%) PHP
7 6 (6.19%) Ruby
7 6 (6.19%) Java
8 5 (5.15%) Perl
9 3 (3.09%) Python
10 1 (1.03%) VBScript
10 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) SCCM
1 1 (1.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (20.62%) Oracle
1 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.15%) Telerik
2 5 (5.15%) DevExpress
3 3 (3.09%) VMware
4 1 (1.03%) Citrix
4 1 (1.03%) Informatica
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