The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 160 76 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 34.04% 31.28% 26.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.78% 33.63% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 33 25
Average daily rate £338 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £306 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £398 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +7.14%
Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
460 226 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 97.87% 93.00% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 99 126
Average daily rate £338 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.97 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Kent region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Kent region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Developer
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 Developer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 34 £338 -6.25% 8
Tonbridge -1 8 £700 +25.00% 1
Folkestone 0 7 £318 -
Maidstone +1 6 £313 - 2
Dover - 6 £350 -
West Malling - 4 £376 - 3
Sittingbourne - 1 £375 - 1
Westerham - 1 £250 - 1
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title.

1 119 (46.30%) HTML
1 119 (46.30%) JavaScript
2 112 (43.58%) CSS
3 105 (40.86%) .NET
4 101 (39.30%) SQL
5 97 (37.74%) C#
6 84 (32.68%) MVC
7 71 (27.63%) ASP.NET
7 71 (27.63%) jQuery
8 60 (23.35%) HTML5
9 58 (22.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 57 (22.18%) TDD
10 57 (22.18%) SQL Server
11 56 (21.79%) CSS3
12 51 (19.84%) Java
12 51 (19.84%) Finance
13 49 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
14 48 (18.68%) Oracle
15 47 (18.29%) AngularJS
16 46 (17.90%) Web Development
17 45 (17.51%) ASP.NET Web API
18 44 (17.12%) Software Engineering
19 43 (16.73%) Microsoft
20 42 (16.34%) PL/SQL
20 42 (16.34%) .NET Framework
21 35 (13.62%) KnockoutJS
22 34 (13.23%) Oracle Database
23 33 (12.84%) XML
23 33 (12.84%) Entity Framework
24 30 (11.67%) Data Warehouse

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (7.78%) Cloud Foundry
2 14 (5.45%) OpenStack
3 9 (3.50%) JBoss
3 9 (3.50%) WordPress
4 5 (1.95%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.56%) CMS
6 3 (1.17%) Drupal
6 3 (1.17%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.17%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.78%) Node.js
7 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.39%) Apache
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.39%) SAS
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Magento
2 3 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.78%) BigMachines
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.78%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.78%) Maximo
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.39%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.61%) PaaS
2 15 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (5.06%) Heroku
5 3 (1.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (1.17%) IaaS
6 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.78%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.78%) SaaS
6 2 (0.78%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.39%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.39%) GitHub
7 1 (0.39%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.17%) AMQP
2 2 (0.78%) FTP
2 2 (0.78%) Modbus
3 1 (0.39%) Firewall
3 1 (0.39%) Internet
3 1 (0.39%) Network Security
3 1 (0.39%) Skype
3 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (22.18%) SQL Server
2 34 (13.23%) Oracle Database
3 30 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (11.28%) Oracle Database 10g
5 22 (8.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (6.61%) MySQL
9 16 (6.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (4.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (4.67%) Redis
12 11 (4.28%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (3.11%) DataStage
14 7 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (1.95%) NoSQL
17 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 3 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
18 3 (1.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (6.23%) Oracle Forms
1 16 (6.23%) Subversion
2 14 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (5.06%) Jasmine
4 11 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.89%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (3.11%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.33%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.56%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.56%) Grunt
8 4 (1.56%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.17%) JIRA
9 3 (1.17%) Xcode
10 2 (0.78%) Ant
10 2 (0.78%) Maven
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.78%) Selenium
11 1 (0.39%) NUnit
General
1 51 (19.84%) Finance
2 8 (3.11%) Banking
3 5 (1.95%) Retail
4 3 (1.17%) Games
4 3 (1.17%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.17%) Marketing
4 3 (1.17%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.78%) Automotive
5 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (46.30%) HTML
2 112 (43.58%) CSS
3 105 (40.86%) .NET
4 71 (27.63%) ASP.NET
4 71 (27.63%) jQuery
5 60 (23.35%) HTML5
6 58 (22.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 56 (21.79%) CSS3
8 47 (18.29%) AngularJS
9 45 (17.51%) ASP.NET Web API
10 42 (16.34%) .NET Framework
11 35 (13.62%) KnockoutJS
12 33 (12.84%) Entity Framework
12 33 (12.84%) XML
13 21 (8.17%) Web Services
14 20 (7.78%) Backbone.js
15 19 (7.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 18 (7.00%) WCF
17 17 (6.61%) SignalR
18 16 (6.23%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.72%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.33%) iPad
4 6 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.95%) NHS
6 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.78%) Device Driver
6 2 (0.78%) iPhone
6 2 (0.78%) User Experience
6 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.39%) Animation
7 1 (0.39%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.39%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.39%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.39%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.17%) Unix
2 8 (3.11%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.33%) Linux
4 5 (1.95%) Android
5 4 (1.56%) Windows
6 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (32.68%) MVC
2 57 (22.18%) TDD
3 49 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (17.90%) Web Development
5 44 (17.12%) Software Engineering
6 30 (11.67%) SDLC
7 25 (9.73%) E-Commerce
8 21 (8.17%) Migration
9 20 (7.78%) Waterfall
10 19 (7.39%) Scrum
11 16 (6.23%) Business Analysis
11 16 (6.23%) Business Development
11 16 (6.23%) System Testing
12 15 (5.84%) BDD
12 15 (5.84%) Front End Development
12 15 (5.84%) SOLID
13 14 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (5.45%) ETL
13 14 (5.45%) SOA
14 12 (4.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 119 (46.30%) JavaScript
2 101 (39.30%) SQL
3 97 (37.74%) C#
4 51 (19.84%) Java
5 42 (16.34%) PL/SQL
6 18 (7.00%) PHP
7 16 (6.23%) Shell Script
8 14 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 13 (5.06%) Ruby
10 12 (4.67%) Go
11 8 (3.11%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.56%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.56%) VB
12 4 (1.56%) VBScript
13 3 (1.17%) C++
14 2 (0.78%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.78%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.78%) AspectJ
15 1 (0.39%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.39%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 8 (3.11%) Degree
2 7 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (4.28%) vSphere
2 7 (2.72%) Docker
3 1 (0.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (1.95%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.78%) cPanel
Vendors
1 48 (18.68%) Oracle
2 43 (16.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.56%) IBM
4 3 (1.17%) Adobe
4 3 (1.17%) Cognos
5 2 (0.78%) PayPal
5 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.78%) SAP
5 2 (0.78%) Siebel
6 1 (0.39%) Apple
6 1 (0.39%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.39%) Facebook
6 1 (0.39%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.39%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (0.39%) Lotus
6 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.39%) Telerik
6 1 (0.39%) Twitter
6 1 (0.39%) Zend
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: ££ competitive
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