The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 85 43 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.12% 15.36% 22.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.02% 16.60% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 32
Average daily rate
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£306 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £284 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
236 259 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 97.52% 92.50% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 137 122
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 26 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £10.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £31.31 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Developer
South East

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 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 21 £350 +8.52% 2
Maidstone +3 4 £275 -8.33% 3
Dartford +2 2 - - 4
Folkestone - 1 - -
Rochester - 1 £333 - 2
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - - 1
Stansted - - - -
Swanley - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 2
Broadstairs - - - -
Canterbury - - - - 1
Chatham - - - - 1
Cranbrook - - - - 1
Gravesend - - - -
West Malling - - - - 1
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 84 (58.33%) .NET
2 77 (53.47%) C#
3 76 (52.78%) SQL
4 69 (47.92%) SQL Server
5 65 (45.14%) ASP.NET
6 56 (38.89%) MVC
7 53 (36.81%) XML
8 49 (34.03%) JSON
9 45 (31.25%) REST
9 45 (31.25%) JavaScript
10 43 (29.86%) TDD
11 31 (21.53%) SOA
12 30 (20.83%) Internet
12 30 (20.83%) OAuth
12 30 (20.83%) Google
12 30 (20.83%) Facebook
12 30 (20.83%) Twitter
12 30 (20.83%) Mobile App
12 30 (20.83%) Mobile Application Development
13 28 (19.44%) HTML
14 27 (18.75%) Use Case
14 27 (18.75%) Rapid Prototyping
14 27 (18.75%) Java
15 25 (17.36%) CSS
16 24 (16.67%) VB.NET
16 24 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (15.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 23 (15.97%) T-SQL
18 22 (15.28%) Spring
19 20 (13.89%) WCF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 6 (4.17%) CMS
2 4 (2.78%) Apache
2 4 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.69%) IIS
4 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.69%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.69%) Drupal
4 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.69%) WordPress
4 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.69%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.03%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.08%) MySQL
6 2 (1.39%) Big Data
6 2 (1.39%) Ingres
6 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.69%) DB2
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.69%) QlikView
7 1 (0.69%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.78%) JUnit
3 3 (2.08%) JIRA
4 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.39%) MSTest
4 2 (1.39%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.69%) Subversion
5 1 (0.69%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.69%) Xcode
General
1 18 (12.50%) Games
2 12 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (58.33%) .NET
2 65 (45.14%) ASP.NET
3 53 (36.81%) XML
4 49 (34.03%) JSON
5 45 (31.25%) REST
6 30 (20.83%) OAuth
7 28 (19.44%) HTML
8 25 (17.36%) CSS
9 24 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (15.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 22 (15.28%) Spring
12 20 (13.89%) WCF
13 17 (11.81%) jQuery
14 14 (9.72%) Web Services
15 12 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 10 (6.94%) Unity DI Container
16 10 (6.94%) HTML5
17 7 (4.86%) WPF
18 6 (4.17%) LINQ
18 6 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.08%) NHS
3 2 (1.39%) Streaming Media
3 2 (1.39%) Statistics
3 2 (1.39%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.39%) Open Source
4 1 (0.69%) Social Media
4 1 (0.69%) iPad
4 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.69%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.69%) iPhone
4 1 (0.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.78%) UNIX
2 3 (2.08%) Windows
3 1 (0.69%) AIX
3 1 (0.69%) Solaris
3 1 (0.69%) Linux
3 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (38.89%) MVC
2 43 (29.86%) TDD
3 31 (21.53%) SOA
4 30 (20.83%) Mobile Application Development
5 27 (18.75%) Rapid Prototyping
5 27 (18.75%) Use Case
6 20 (13.89%) Web Development
7 18 (12.50%) Game Development
8 14 (9.72%) Unit Testing
8 14 (9.72%) Scrum
9 13 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.94%) OOP
12 7 (4.86%) Software Engineering
13 5 (3.47%) OO
13 5 (3.47%) Automation Testing
14 4 (2.78%) OOD
14 4 (2.78%) Workflow
14 4 (2.78%) Test Automation
15 3 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 77 (53.47%) C#
2 76 (52.78%) SQL
3 45 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 27 (18.75%) Java
5 24 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 23 (15.97%) T-SQL
7 13 (9.03%) PHP
8 5 (3.47%) Perl
9 3 (2.08%) VBA
9 3 (2.08%) XAML
10 2 (1.39%) C
11 1 (0.69%) C++
11 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.78%) Degree
2 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.08%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) nmon
Vendors
1 30 (20.83%) Google
1 30 (20.83%) Facebook
1 30 (20.83%) Twitter
2 19 (13.19%) Oracle
3 11 (7.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.47%) Telerik
4 5 (3.47%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.39%) webMethods
6 1 (0.69%) Zend
6 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.69%) Adobe
6 1 (0.69%) Software AG
6 1 (0.69%) IBM
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