The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 130 80 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 32.66% 32.92% 28.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.08% 35.24% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 32 28
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £545 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.63
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +14.94%
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
393 227 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 98.74% 93.42% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 113 143
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 5
Median hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.80 £26.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Kent region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 25 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Tunbridge Wells 0 29 £338 -6.25% 6
Maidstone +3 8 £356 - 2
Tonbridge -2 7 £750 +67.13% 2
West Malling -3 6 £378 -
Dover 0 3 £255 -49.00%
Folkestone - 3 £318 -
Faversham +1 1 £500 - 1
Westerham - 1 £250 - 2
Developer
South East

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 107 (41.00%) HTML
1 107 (41.00%) JavaScript
2 102 (39.08%) CSS
3 101 (38.70%) SQL
4 96 (36.78%) .NET
5 91 (34.87%) C#
6 76 (29.12%) MVC
7 72 (27.59%) jQuery
8 63 (24.14%) ASP.NET
9 61 (23.37%) HTML5
10 58 (22.22%) Java
10 58 (22.22%) TDD
11 55 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (21.07%) SQL Server
11 55 (21.07%) CSS3
12 53 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 51 (19.54%) Finance
14 48 (18.39%) Oracle
14 48 (18.39%) Web Development
15 45 (17.24%) Software Engineering
16 44 (16.86%) .NET Framework
16 44 (16.86%) Microsoft
16 44 (16.86%) ASP.NET Web API
16 44 (16.86%) AngularJS
17 42 (16.09%) PL/SQL
17 42 (16.09%) XML
18 36 (13.79%) Oracle Database
19 35 (13.41%) Entity Framework
19 35 (13.41%) KnockoutJS
19 35 (13.41%) Data Warehouse

Developer Skill Set
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 24 (9.20%) Cloud Foundry
2 14 (5.36%) OpenStack
3 8 (3.07%) WordPress
4 6 (2.30%) JBoss
4 6 (2.30%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.53%) CMS
5 4 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.15%) Drupal
6 3 (1.15%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.77%) Node.js
7 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.38%) Apache
8 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.38%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.38%) SAS
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.30%) Magento
2 3 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.77%) BigMachines
3 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.77%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.38%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.90%) PaaS
2 15 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (5.36%) Heroku
3 14 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (1.53%) Bluemix
5 3 (1.15%) IaaS
6 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.77%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.77%) SaaS
6 2 (0.77%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.53%) AMQP
2 3 (1.15%) Network Security
3 2 (0.77%) FTP
4 1 (0.38%) Firewall
4 1 (0.38%) Internet
4 1 (0.38%) Modbus
4 1 (0.38%) Multicast
4 1 (0.38%) Skype
4 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.07%) SQL Server
2 36 (13.79%) Oracle Database
3 35 (13.41%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 24 (9.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (7.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (6.51%) MySQL
7 17 (6.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (4.60%) Redis
11 11 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (3.07%) DataStage
12 8 (3.07%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (2.30%) NoSQL
15 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
2 16 (6.13%) Subversion
3 15 (5.75%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (4.98%) Jasmine
5 11 (4.21%) Eclipse
5 11 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (3.83%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (2.68%) JIRA
8 6 (2.30%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (2.30%) Xcode
9 5 (1.92%) Ant
9 5 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.92%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.92%) Maven
10 4 (1.53%) Grunt
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.77%) Selenium
12 1 (0.38%) MSTest
General
1 51 (19.54%) Finance
2 8 (3.07%) Banking
3 6 (2.30%) Retail
4 3 (1.15%) Games
4 3 (1.15%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.15%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.38%) Automotive
6 1 (0.38%) Electronics
6 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (41.00%) HTML
2 102 (39.08%) CSS
3 96 (36.78%) .NET
4 72 (27.59%) jQuery
5 63 (24.14%) ASP.NET
6 61 (23.37%) HTML5
7 55 (21.07%) CSS3
8 53 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 44 (16.86%) .NET Framework
9 44 (16.86%) AngularJS
9 44 (16.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 42 (16.09%) XML
11 35 (13.41%) Entity Framework
11 35 (13.41%) KnockoutJS
12 26 (9.96%) JSON
13 24 (9.20%) Web Services
14 20 (7.66%) Spring
15 19 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 19 (7.28%) Backbone.js
16 18 (6.90%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.21%) iPad
4 11 (4.21%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.92%) iPhone
5 5 (1.92%) NHS
6 4 (1.53%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.15%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.77%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.77%) User Experience
8 2 (0.77%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.38%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.38%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.38%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.05%) Unix
2 10 (3.83%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.45%) Linux
4 8 (3.07%) Android
5 3 (1.15%) Windows
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (29.12%) MVC
2 58 (22.22%) TDD
3 55 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (18.39%) Web Development
5 45 (17.24%) Software Engineering
6 29 (11.11%) SDLC
7 24 (9.20%) E-Commerce
8 20 (7.66%) Scrum
8 20 (7.66%) Waterfall
9 19 (7.28%) ETL
10 18 (6.90%) Business Analysis
10 18 (6.90%) Migration
11 16 (6.13%) Business Development
11 16 (6.13%) System Testing
12 15 (5.75%) BDD
12 15 (5.75%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (5.75%) SOLID
13 13 (4.98%) DevOps
14 12 (4.60%) Mobile Development
14 12 (4.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 107 (41.00%) JavaScript
2 101 (38.70%) SQL
3 91 (34.87%) C#
4 58 (22.22%) Java
5 42 (16.09%) PL/SQL
6 19 (7.28%) PHP
7 16 (6.13%) Shell Script
8 14 (5.36%) Ruby
8 14 (5.36%) T-SQL
9 13 (4.98%) Go
10 8 (3.07%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.68%) Objective-C
11 7 (2.68%) VB
12 5 (1.92%) AspectJ
13 4 (1.53%) VBScript
14 3 (1.15%) C++
15 2 (0.77%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.77%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.38%) Delphi
16 1 (0.38%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 18 (6.90%) Degree
2 7 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (4.21%) vSphere
2 8 (3.07%) Docker
3 1 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (2.30%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.77%) cPanel
Vendors
1 48 (18.39%) Oracle
2 44 (16.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.92%) IBM
4 3 (1.15%) Cognos
5 2 (0.77%) Adobe
5 2 (0.77%) PayPal
5 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.77%) SAP
5 2 (0.77%) Siebel
6 1 (0.38%) Apple
6 1 (0.38%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.38%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.38%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.38%) Zend
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