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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 122 68 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 38.49% 24.91% 29.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.36% 25.66% 31.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 30 39
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £315 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +135.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
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
295 265 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.06% 97.07% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 151 120
Average daily rate £338 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £125 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £9.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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
Maidstone +4 21 £350 +51.35% 4
Tunbridge Wells 0 18 £338 -15.62% 11
Folkestone +4 5 £318 +0.79% 1
West Malling - 5 £450 - 1
Tonbridge - 3 £266 - 2
Sevenoaks -1 1 £415 - 2
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

1 109 (45.61%) JavaScript
2 107 (44.77%) HTML
3 105 (43.93%) .NET
4 104 (43.51%) C#
5 98 (41.00%) CSS
6 79 (33.05%) MVC
6 79 (33.05%) SQL
7 73 (30.54%) ASP.NET
8 71 (29.71%) AngularJS
9 67 (28.03%) SQL Server
10 56 (23.43%) jQuery
11 55 (23.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 49 (20.50%) Oracle
13 44 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
14 43 (17.99%) TDD
15 42 (17.57%) Entity Framework
16 41 (17.15%) .NET Framework
16 41 (17.15%) Finance
17 38 (15.90%) CSS3
17 38 (15.90%) HTML5
18 37 (15.48%) Java
19 35 (14.64%) Microsoft
20 31 (12.97%) ASP.NET Web API
21 29 (12.13%) Front End Development
22 28 (11.72%) XML
22 28 (11.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 27 (11.30%) PL/SQL
24 25 (10.46%) Oracle Database
25 23 (9.62%) Software Engineering
26 22 (9.21%) Data Warehouse

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 11 (4.60%) CMS
2 9 (3.77%) Magnolia
3 8 (3.35%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.93%) JBoss
5 5 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.09%) WordPress
6 4 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.67%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.67%) Node.js
7 3 (1.26%) Drupal
7 3 (1.26%) IIS
7 3 (1.26%) Joomla!
7 3 (1.26%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.26%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.84%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (5.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.67%) Magento
2 3 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.84%) BigMachines
3 2 (0.84%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.84%) Maximo
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.42%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.67%) PaaS
3 3 (1.26%) Heroku
4 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.84%) SaaS
4 2 (0.84%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.42%) GitHub
5 1 (0.42%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.67%) Modbus
3 2 (0.84%) HTTP
3 2 (0.84%) SMTP
4 1 (0.42%) Firewall
4 1 (0.42%) Internet
4 1 (0.42%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (28.03%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.46%) Oracle Database
3 22 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (8.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (7.95%) Oracle Database 10g
6 18 (7.53%) MySQL
6 18 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (6.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (6.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (6.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (4.18%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (3.35%) Oracle9i Database
12 6 (2.51%) Redis
12 6 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
15 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.84%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (5.86%) JIRA
1 14 (5.86%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (5.02%) Subversion
3 8 (3.35%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.35%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.51%) Jasmine
5 5 (2.09%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.67%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (1.67%) NetBeans
6 4 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.26%) Grunt
8 2 (0.84%) NuGet
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.84%) Selenium
8 2 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.42%) NUnit
9 1 (0.42%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.42%) Xcode
General
1 41 (17.15%) Finance
2 3 (1.26%) Banking
2 3 (1.26%) Marketing
3 2 (0.84%) Automotive
3 2 (0.84%) Games
3 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.42%) Advertising
4 1 (0.42%) Electronics
4 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (44.77%) HTML
2 105 (43.93%) .NET
3 98 (41.00%) CSS
4 73 (30.54%) ASP.NET
5 71 (29.71%) AngularJS
6 56 (23.43%) jQuery
7 55 (23.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (17.57%) Entity Framework
9 41 (17.15%) .NET Framework
10 38 (15.90%) CSS3
10 38 (15.90%) HTML5
11 31 (12.97%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (11.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 28 (11.72%) XML
13 20 (8.37%) KnockoutJS
14 17 (7.11%) WCF
15 15 (6.28%) Hibernate
16 14 (5.86%) Web Services
17 12 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 12 (5.02%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.51%) NHS
1 6 (2.51%) User Experience
2 4 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.67%) Device Driver
3 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.84%) Clustering
4 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.84%) iPad
4 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.42%) Animation
5 1 (0.42%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.42%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.42%) iPhone
5 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.42%) PlayStation
5 1 (0.42%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.11%) Unix
2 11 (4.60%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.77%) Linux
4 8 (3.35%) Windows
5 4 (1.67%) Android
5 4 (1.67%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (33.05%) MVC
2 44 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (17.99%) TDD
4 29 (12.13%) Front End Development
5 23 (9.62%) Software Engineering
6 19 (7.95%) SDLC
7 17 (7.11%) Migration
8 15 (6.28%) BDD
8 15 (6.28%) Business Analysis
8 15 (6.28%) ETL
9 14 (5.86%) Scrum
9 14 (5.86%) System Testing
10 13 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (5.44%) E-Commerce
10 13 (5.44%) Waterfall
11 12 (5.02%) SOLID
12 11 (4.60%) Business Development
12 11 (4.60%) OO
13 10 (4.18%) iOS Development
14 9 (3.77%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (45.61%) JavaScript
2 104 (43.51%) C#
3 79 (33.05%) SQL
4 37 (15.48%) Java
5 27 (11.30%) PL/SQL
6 14 (5.86%) Shell Script
7 13 (5.44%) PHP
8 12 (5.02%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.77%) C++
10 5 (2.09%) Embedded C++
11 4 (1.67%) C
11 4 (1.67%) Embedded C
11 4 (1.67%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.26%) VB
13 2 (0.84%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.84%) Ruby
13 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.26%) Degree
3 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (1.26%) vSphere
2 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 49 (20.50%) Oracle
2 35 (14.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.26%) IBM
3 3 (1.26%) webMethods
4 2 (0.84%) Cognos
4 2 (0.84%) PayPal
4 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.84%) Siebel
4 2 (0.84%) Trillium
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe
5 1 (0.42%) Apple
5 1 (0.42%) ArcSight
5 1 (0.42%) Facebook
5 1 (0.42%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (0.42%) Lotus
5 1 (0.42%) SAP
5 1 (0.42%) Telerik
5 1 (0.42%) Twitter
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