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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 91 69 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 29.93% 23.71% 16.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.16% 24.82% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 41 28
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
283 278 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.09% 95.53% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 153 137
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.52 £35.70 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +4 25 £350 - 4
Maidstone 0 9 £213 -39.28% 11
West Malling +2 3 £350 -
Dartford - 2 - - 6
Canterbury - 1 £310 - 3
Whitstable - 1 - -
Broadstairs - - - -
Chatham - - - - 1
Cranbrook - - - - 1
Folkestone - - - -
Gravesend - - - -
Margate - - - -
Rochester - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - - 2
Stansted - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 2
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 87 (52.10%) SQL
2 81 (48.50%) .NET
3 77 (46.11%) C#
3 77 (46.11%) SQL Server
4 68 (40.72%) XML
5 67 (40.12%) MVC
6 66 (39.52%) ASP.NET
7 63 (37.72%) JSON
8 61 (36.53%) REST
9 56 (33.53%) JavaScript
10 48 (28.74%) TDD
11 41 (24.55%) Mobile App
12 40 (23.95%) Internet
12 40 (23.95%) SOA
13 39 (23.35%) Facebook
13 39 (23.35%) Twitter
13 39 (23.35%) Mobile Application Development
13 39 (23.35%) Google
13 39 (23.35%) OAuth
14 36 (21.56%) Use Case
14 36 (21.56%) Rapid Prototyping
15 35 (20.96%) HTML
16 33 (19.76%) Java
17 32 (19.16%) CSS
18 30 (17.96%) Web Development
19 27 (16.17%) Spring
20 26 (15.57%) Oracle
21 23 (13.77%) T-SQL
21 23 (13.77%) VB.NET
21 23 (13.77%) Games

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (4.19%) CMS
2 5 (2.99%) Apache
3 4 (2.40%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.20%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.20%) Drupal
5 2 (1.20%) WordPress
5 2 (1.20%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (1.20%) Node.js
5 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.60%) IIS
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 40 (23.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (46.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.78%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.79%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.59%) MySQL
5 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.80%) Big Data
8 2 (1.20%) QlikView
8 2 (1.20%) Ingres
8 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.60%) DTS
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.60%) MS Access
9 1 (0.60%) StreamInsight
9 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.59%) JIRA
3 4 (2.40%) Subversion
3 4 (2.40%) JUnit
4 3 (1.80%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.80%) Maven
4 3 (1.80%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.60%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.60%) Xcode
5 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (13.77%) Games
2 13 (7.78%) Finance
3 3 (1.80%) Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Advertising
4 1 (0.60%) Publishing
4 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (48.50%) .NET
2 68 (40.72%) XML
3 66 (39.52%) ASP.NET
4 63 (37.72%) JSON
5 61 (36.53%) REST
6 39 (23.35%) OAuth
7 35 (20.96%) HTML
8 32 (19.16%) CSS
9 27 (16.17%) Spring
10 21 (12.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (11.98%) jQuery
11 20 (11.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 20 (11.98%) WCF
12 17 (10.18%) Web Services
12 17 (10.18%) HTML5
13 16 (9.58%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 14 (8.38%) Unity DI Container
14 14 (8.38%) AngularJS
15 8 (4.79%) Hibernate
16 7 (4.19%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 41 (24.55%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.99%) NHS
3 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.80%) Open Source
4 2 (1.20%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.20%) Streaming Media
4 2 (1.20%) Statistics
5 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.60%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.60%) iPhone
5 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.60%) Clustering
5 1 (0.60%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.60%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.80%) UNIX
2 2 (1.20%) Windows
3 1 (0.60%) Linux
3 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (40.12%) MVC
2 48 (28.74%) TDD
3 40 (23.95%) SOA
4 39 (23.35%) Mobile Application Development
5 36 (21.56%) Use Case
5 36 (21.56%) Rapid Prototyping
6 30 (17.96%) Web Development
7 23 (13.77%) Game Development
8 17 (10.18%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (7.78%) Unit Testing
10 12 (7.19%) OOP
10 12 (7.19%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.39%) Scrum
12 8 (4.79%) OO
13 5 (2.99%) OOD
13 5 (2.99%) Software Engineering
13 5 (2.99%) Automation Testing
14 4 (2.40%) Test Automation
14 4 (2.40%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (2.40%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 87 (52.10%) SQL
2 77 (46.11%) C#
3 56 (33.53%) JavaScript
4 33 (19.76%) Java
5 23 (13.77%) T-SQL
5 23 (13.77%) VB.NET
6 17 (10.18%) PHP
7 3 (1.80%) VBA
8 2 (1.20%) C
8 2 (1.20%) Perl
9 1 (0.60%) C++
9 1 (0.60%) XAML
9 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (2.99%) Degree
2 3 (1.80%) OCPJP
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 39 (23.35%) Google
1 39 (23.35%) Facebook
1 39 (23.35%) Twitter
2 26 (15.57%) Oracle
3 15 (8.98%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.99%) Telerik
4 5 (2.99%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.20%) Tableau
5 2 (1.20%) webMethods
5 2 (1.20%) Zend
5 2 (1.20%) Adobe
6 1 (0.60%) Software AG
6 1 (0.60%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.60%) SAP
6 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
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