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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 77 103 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 31.17% 36.14% 26.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.56% 37.45% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 57 38
Median daily rate £350 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
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
244 275 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 98.79% 96.49% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 166 176
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £213 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £37.50 £35.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Maidstone 0 17 £313 -10.71% 3
Tonbridge +1 4 £323 +12.17% 2
Tunbridge Wells -3 3 £363 +3.57% 8
Chatham - 2 £438 -
West Malling - 2 £363 - 1
Developer
South East

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 58 (35.37%) SQL
2 56 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 53 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (30.49%) .NET
5 49 (29.88%) C#
6 47 (28.66%) HTML
7 44 (26.83%) Finance
8 42 (25.61%) CSS
9 41 (25.00%) MVC
10 40 (24.39%) SQL Server
11 38 (23.17%) XML
12 34 (20.73%) Java
13 32 (19.51%) Oracle
13 32 (19.51%) ASP.NET
14 26 (15.85%) .NET Framework
14 26 (15.85%) Git (software)
15 25 (15.24%) JSON
15 25 (15.24%) TDD
16 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
16 24 (14.63%) Web Services
17 23 (14.02%) Web Development
17 23 (14.02%) Front End Development
18 22 (13.41%) ASP.NET MVC
18 22 (13.41%) Entity Framework
19 21 (12.80%) ETL
19 21 (12.80%) REST
20 20 (12.20%) Cloud Foundry
20 20 (12.20%) Degree
20 20 (12.20%) jQuery
21 19 (11.59%) Subversion

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 20 (12.20%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (5.49%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.49%) Umbraco
3 8 (4.88%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.05%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.44%) WordPress
6 2 (1.22%) CMS
6 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.61%) SAS
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (8.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.71%) PaaS
3 10 (6.10%) Heroku
4 8 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (4.27%) Bluemix
5 7 (4.27%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (2.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.66%) HTTP
2 4 (2.44%) AMQP
2 4 (2.44%) Network Security
3 1 (0.61%) Intranet
3 1 (0.61%) Multicast
3 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (8.54%) Oracle Database
4 13 (7.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (6.71%) Relational Database
7 10 (6.10%) MySQL
8 7 (4.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (3.66%) Redis
10 5 (3.05%) NoSQL
10 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.83%) DataStage
13 2 (1.22%) DTS
13 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.59%) Subversion
3 14 (8.54%) Eclipse
4 13 (7.93%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (6.10%) Xcode
6 9 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (4.88%) Ant
7 8 (4.88%) JIRA
7 8 (4.88%) Maven
8 6 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.44%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.44%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (1.22%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (1.22%) Moq
10 2 (1.22%) MSTest
10 2 (1.22%) NUnit
10 2 (1.22%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 44 (26.83%) Finance
2 8 (4.88%) Banking
3 3 (1.83%) Advertising
3 3 (1.83%) Retail
4 2 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (0.61%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (30.49%) .NET
2 47 (28.66%) HTML
3 42 (25.61%) CSS
4 38 (23.17%) XML
5 32 (19.51%) ASP.NET
6 26 (15.85%) .NET Framework
7 25 (15.24%) JSON
8 24 (14.63%) Web Services
9 22 (13.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (13.41%) Entity Framework
10 21 (12.80%) REST
11 20 (12.20%) jQuery
12 17 (10.37%) HTML5
13 16 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (9.76%) OpenGL
14 15 (9.15%) Spring
15 14 (8.54%) AngularJS
16 13 (7.93%) CSS3
17 12 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
18 11 (6.71%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.37%) Computer Science
2 16 (9.76%) Mobile App
3 13 (7.93%) iPad
4 10 (6.10%) iPhone
5 9 (5.49%) Visualisation
6 5 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.44%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.44%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.83%) NHS
9 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.22%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.22%) User Experience
10 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.61%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.61%) Informatics
10 1 (0.61%) IVR
10 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.61%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.15%) Linux
1 15 (9.15%) Unix
2 10 (6.10%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.66%) Android
3 6 (3.66%) Mac OS X
3 6 (3.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.00%) MVC
3 25 (15.24%) TDD
4 23 (14.02%) Front End Development
4 23 (14.02%) Web Development
5 21 (12.80%) ETL
6 17 (10.37%) Software Engineering
7 16 (9.76%) Memory Management
7 16 (9.76%) Mobile Development
8 13 (7.93%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (7.32%) Scrum
10 11 (6.71%) UML
11 10 (6.10%) iOS Development
12 9 (5.49%) Business Analysis
12 9 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (5.49%) OOD
12 9 (5.49%) OOP
12 9 (5.49%) SDLC
13 8 (4.88%) AOP
13 8 (4.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (35.37%) SQL
2 56 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 49 (29.88%) C#
4 34 (20.73%) Java
5 16 (9.76%) PL/SQL
5 16 (9.76%) T-SQL
6 11 (6.71%) PHP
7 10 (6.10%) Go
7 10 (6.10%) Objective-C
7 10 (6.10%) Ruby
8 9 (5.49%) C
9 8 (4.88%) AspectJ
10 7 (4.27%) C++
10 7 (4.27%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.66%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.66%) COBOL
11 6 (3.66%) Perl
11 6 (3.66%) VB
12 4 (2.44%) VBA
12 4 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (12.20%) Degree
2 4 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) OCPJP
System Software
1 8 (4.88%) vSphere
2 6 (3.66%) Docker
3 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 32 (19.51%) Oracle
2 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.10%) ServiceNow
4 7 (4.27%) IBM
5 3 (1.83%) Cognos
5 3 (1.83%) Infragistics
5 3 (1.83%) SAP
6 2 (1.22%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.61%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.61%) Remedy
Kent
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago