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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 92 127 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 32.17% 43.34% 34.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.39% 44.88% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 62 46
Median daily rate £355 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £271 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £493 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £37.48 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.73% +10.22%
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
284 283 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 99.30% 96.59% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 161 164
Median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £9.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 July 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 July 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 22 £388 +10.71% 3
Maidstone +1 9 £344 +1.85% 4
West Malling -1 6 £363 -
Tonbridge +1 2 £348 +4.90%
Dover 0 2 £255 -49.00%
Chatham -4 1 £425 -29.16% 1
Faversham - 1 £500 - 1
Developer
South East

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (42.13%) JavaScript
2 105 (41.34%) SQL
3 100 (39.37%) HTML
4 97 (38.19%) CSS
5 87 (34.25%) .NET
6 81 (31.89%) C#
7 75 (29.53%) MVC
8 69 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
9 67 (26.38%) jQuery
10 58 (22.83%) ASP.NET
11 56 (22.05%) HTML5
12 52 (20.47%) TDD
12 52 (20.47%) Oracle
13 51 (20.08%) XML
13 51 (20.08%) Finance
14 50 (19.69%) CSS3
15 48 (18.90%) Web Development
15 48 (18.90%) PL/SQL
16 47 (18.50%) ASP.NET MVC
17 46 (18.11%) Java
18 42 (16.54%) Oracle Database
19 39 (15.35%) Software Engineering
20 38 (14.96%) SQL Server
21 37 (14.57%) .NET Framework
22 36 (14.17%) ASP.NET Web API
23 35 (13.78%) Microsoft
24 33 (12.99%) KnockoutJS
25 32 (12.60%) AngularJS
25 32 (12.60%) Oracle Database 10g
26 31 (12.20%) Unix

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 25 (9.84%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (4.72%) OpenStack
3 9 (3.54%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.54%) Umbraco
3 9 (3.54%) WordPress
4 5 (1.97%) CMS
4 5 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.57%) JBoss
5 4 (1.57%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.79%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
7 1 (0.39%) Drupal
7 1 (0.39%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.39%) SAS
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.97%) Magento
2 3 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.39%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.30%) PaaS
2 15 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (4.72%) Heroku
5 7 (2.76%) Bluemix
6 4 (1.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (1.18%) IaaS
8 2 (0.79%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.39%) SaaS
9 1 (0.39%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.36%) HTTP
2 4 (1.57%) AMQP
3 3 (1.18%) Network Security
4 2 (0.79%) FTP
5 1 (0.39%) Internet
5 1 (0.39%) Intranet
5 1 (0.39%) Modbus
5 1 (0.39%) Multicast
5 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.39%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.54%) Oracle Database
2 38 (14.96%) SQL Server
3 32 (12.60%) Oracle Database 10g
4 30 (11.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 27 (10.63%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (7.48%) MySQL
7 17 (6.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (4.33%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (3.54%) Redis
9 9 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (2.76%) DataStage
12 6 (2.36%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (1.57%) NoSQL
14 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (9.45%) Git (software)
1 24 (9.45%) Oracle Forms
2 23 (9.06%) Subversion
3 16 (6.30%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (5.51%) Eclipse
5 12 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (4.33%) Jasmine
7 10 (3.94%) Xcode
8 9 (3.54%) JIRA
8 9 (3.54%) Karma Test Runner
9 8 (3.15%) Ant
9 8 (3.15%) Maven
10 6 (2.36%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.97%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.18%) Moq
12 3 (1.18%) MSTest
12 3 (1.18%) NUnit
12 3 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 51 (20.08%) Finance
2 9 (3.54%) Banking
3 6 (2.36%) Retail
4 3 (1.18%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.18%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.79%) Games
5 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.39%) Local Government
6 1 (0.39%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (39.37%) HTML
2 97 (38.19%) CSS
3 87 (34.25%) .NET
4 67 (26.38%) jQuery
5 58 (22.83%) ASP.NET
6 56 (22.05%) HTML5
7 51 (20.08%) XML
8 50 (19.69%) CSS3
9 47 (18.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (14.57%) .NET Framework
11 36 (14.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 33 (12.99%) KnockoutJS
13 32 (12.60%) AngularJS
14 29 (11.42%) JSON
15 27 (10.63%) Entity Framework
16 24 (9.45%) Web Services
17 19 (7.48%) REST
18 18 (7.09%) SignalR
19 17 (6.69%) Spring
20 16 (6.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.09%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.69%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (6.30%) iPad
3 16 (6.30%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.94%) iPhone
6 8 (3.15%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.97%) NHS
8 4 (1.57%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.57%) User Experience
9 3 (1.18%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.18%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.79%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.79%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.39%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.39%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.39%) Informatics
11 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.39%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.20%) Unix
2 18 (7.09%) Linux
3 11 (4.33%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.15%) Windows
5 7 (2.76%) Android
6 6 (2.36%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (29.53%) MVC
2 69 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (20.47%) TDD
4 48 (18.90%) Web Development
5 39 (15.35%) Software Engineering
6 31 (12.20%) SDLC
7 21 (8.27%) Business Analysis
7 21 (8.27%) E-Commerce
7 21 (8.27%) Scrum
8 19 (7.48%) Business Development
8 19 (7.48%) System Testing
9 17 (6.69%) Mobile Development
10 16 (6.30%) BDD
10 16 (6.30%) ETL
10 16 (6.30%) Memory Management
10 16 (6.30%) SOLID
10 16 (6.30%) Waterfall
11 15 (5.91%) Front End Development
12 13 (5.12%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (4.72%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 107 (42.13%) JavaScript
2 105 (41.34%) SQL
3 81 (31.89%) C#
4 48 (18.90%) PL/SQL
5 46 (18.11%) Java
6 19 (7.48%) Shell Script
7 18 (7.09%) PHP
8 16 (6.30%) T-SQL
9 13 (5.12%) Ruby
10 12 (4.72%) Go
11 10 (3.94%) Objective-C
12 8 (3.15%) AspectJ
13 6 (2.36%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.36%) VB
14 4 (1.57%) VBScript
15 2 (0.79%) ABAP
15 2 (0.79%) C
15 2 (0.79%) C++
15 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (8.66%) Degree
2 4 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (1.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (3.54%) vSphere
2 8 (3.15%) Docker
3 1 (0.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (2.36%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.79%) cPanel
Vendors
1 52 (20.47%) Oracle
2 35 (13.78%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.94%) ServiceNow
4 7 (2.76%) IBM
5 4 (1.57%) SAP
6 3 (1.18%) Cognos
6 3 (1.18%) Infragistics
7 2 (0.79%) Adobe
7 2 (0.79%) ArcSight
7 2 (0.79%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.39%) PayPal
8 1 (0.39%) Remedy
8 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.39%) Siebel
8 1 (0.39%) Zend