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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 51 46 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.78% 15.92% 8.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 51.52% 57.50% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 22
Average daily rate
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£325 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £289 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £495 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
.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
99 80 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 32.57% 27.68% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 50 50
Average daily rate £315 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.50 £11.00 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+222.72% -93.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Tunbridge Wells +2 4 - - 8
Folkestone -1 4 - - 2
Maidstone -5 2 £283 -5.83% 3
West Malling - 2 £419 -
Canterbury - - - - 1
Dartford - - - - 5
Margate - - - - 1
Rochester - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - - 1
Tonbridge - - - - 1
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 89 (84.76%) C#
2 69 (65.71%) ASP.NET
3 67 (63.81%) MVC
4 57 (54.29%) SQL Server
5 42 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 32 (30.48%) HTML
7 30 (28.57%) WCF
7 30 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (22.86%) SQL
10 23 (21.90%) Oracle
10 23 (21.90%) Web Development
10 23 (21.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 22 (20.95%) CSS
12 21 (20.00%) XML
13 20 (19.05%) VB.NET
13 20 (19.05%) Finance
14 18 (17.14%) TDD
14 18 (17.14%) JSON
15 17 (16.19%) T-SQL
15 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
15 17 (16.19%) jQuery
16 14 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (13.33%) HTML5
16 14 (13.33%) E-Commerce
16 14 (13.33%) Scrum
17 13 (12.38%) WPF
17 13 (12.38%) Unit Testing
17 13 (12.38%) REST
18 12 (11.43%) OOP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (5.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.86%) CMS
3 3 (2.86%) IIS
3 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.95%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) PaaS
2 3 (2.86%) IaaS
3 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) VPN
1 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.95%) NUnit
3 1 (0.95%) Subversion
3 1 (0.95%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.95%) MSTest
3 1 (0.95%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (0.95%) Moq
General
1 20 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.90%) Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (88.57%) Developer
2 67 (63.81%) .NET Developer
3 53 (50.48%) C# Developer
4 52 (49.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 33 (31.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (20.00%) Web Developer
8 9 (8.57%) WPF Developer
9 8 (7.62%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.71%) Programmer
11 4 (3.81%) .NET Web Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (3.81%) .NET Programmer
11 4 (3.81%) SharePoint Developer
12 3 (2.86%) C# Web Developer
12 3 (2.86%) Cloud Engineer
12 3 (2.86%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (2.86%) Senior Web Developer
12 3 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.86%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (65.71%) ASP.NET
2 32 (30.48%) HTML
3 30 (28.57%) WCF
3 30 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (21.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 22 (20.95%) CSS
6 21 (20.00%) XML
7 18 (17.14%) JSON
8 17 (16.19%) jQuery
9 14 (13.33%) HTML5
10 13 (12.38%) WPF
10 13 (12.38%) REST
11 10 (9.52%) AngularJS
12 9 (8.57%) Web Services
13 6 (5.71%) Classic ASP
13 6 (5.71%) Ajax
13 6 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
14 4 (3.81%) .NET Framework
14 4 (3.81%) Spring
14 4 (3.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.76%) Open Source
2 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.90%) Statistics
3 2 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.90%) NHS
4 1 (0.95%) W3C
4 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.95%) Tandem
4 1 (0.95%) Streaming Media
4 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (63.81%) MVC
2 29 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.90%) Web Development
4 18 (17.14%) TDD
5 14 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 14 (13.33%) Scrum
6 13 (12.38%) Unit Testing
7 12 (11.43%) OOP
8 6 (5.71%) Automation Testing
9 5 (4.76%) Test Automation
10 4 (3.81%) OO
10 4 (3.81%) Data Management
10 4 (3.81%) Migration
10 4 (3.81%) ETL
11 3 (2.86%) Incident Management
12 2 (1.90%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (1.90%) SOA
12 2 (1.90%) Automated Testing
12 2 (1.90%) Dependency Injection
12 2 (1.90%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (84.76%) C#
2 42 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (22.86%) SQL
4 20 (19.05%) VB.NET
5 17 (16.19%) T-SQL
6 10 (9.52%) PHP
7 6 (5.71%) Java
7 6 (5.71%) Ruby
8 5 (4.76%) Perl
9 3 (2.86%) Python
10 1 (0.95%) XAML
10 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.90%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) SCCM
1 1 (0.95%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (21.90%) Oracle
2 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.76%) Telerik
3 5 (4.76%) DevExpress
4 3 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (0.95%) Adobe
5 1 (0.95%) Citrix
5 1 (0.95%) Informatica
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