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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
South East / Kent
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 76 88 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 29.12% 38.77% 27.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.65% 41.31% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 74 35
Median daily rate £338 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £233 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

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
248 213 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 95.02% 93.83% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 159 140
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 £210 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.96 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% +56.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £38.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +1 10 £325 -7.14% 2
Folkestone +1 7 £375 +19.52% 6
Maidstone -1 6 £350 +3.70% 10
West Malling 0 3 - - 3
Faversham - 3 £525 -
Sevenoaks -1 2 £269 -35.24% 1
Chatham - 2 £450 - 2
Canterbury - 1 £375 - 2
Dartford - 1 £250 - 7
Tonbridge - 1 £193 -
Developer
South East

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 70 (52.24%) .NET
2 59 (44.03%) C#
3 52 (38.81%) SQL
4 50 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (36.57%) SQL Server
5 49 (36.57%) .NET Framework
5 49 (36.57%) Entity Framework
6 42 (31.34%) MVC
7 38 (28.36%) XML
8 36 (26.87%) ASP.NET
8 36 (26.87%) Web Services
9 35 (26.12%) Oracle
10 34 (25.37%) JavaScript
10 34 (25.37%) TDD
11 33 (24.63%) HTML
12 28 (20.90%) Java
12 28 (20.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (20.90%) JSON
13 26 (19.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (19.40%) CSS
14 24 (17.91%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (16.42%) Front End Development
16 21 (15.67%) Finance
16 21 (15.67%) Web Development
17 20 (14.93%) Microsoft
18 19 (14.18%) LINQ
18 19 (14.18%) Multithreading
18 19 (14.18%) Concurrent Programming
18 19 (14.18%) Multithreaded Programming
19 18 (13.43%) LINQ to SQL

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 6 (4.48%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.99%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (2.99%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.24%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.24%) WordPress
4 2 (1.49%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.75%) CMS
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.73%) PaaS
3 4 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.99%) Heroku
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.75%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) HTTP
1 1 (0.75%) Network Security
1 1 (0.75%) SMS
1 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (36.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.22%) DB2
5 7 (5.22%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.99%) MySQL
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.99%) Redis
8 3 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.49%) MS Access
9 2 (1.49%) Power BI
9 2 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 26 (19.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (11.94%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.72%) Eclipse
3 9 (6.72%) JIRA
3 9 (6.72%) JUnit
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (2.99%) Subversion
5 3 (2.24%) jMock
5 3 (2.24%) Maven
5 3 (2.24%) Mockito
6 2 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.49%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.75%) git-flow
7 1 (0.75%) Selenium
7 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (15.67%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Advertising
3 5 (3.73%) Marketing
4 4 (2.99%) Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Games
5 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (52.24%) .NET
2 49 (36.57%) .NET Framework
2 49 (36.57%) Entity Framework
3 38 (28.36%) XML
4 36 (26.87%) ASP.NET
4 36 (26.87%) Web Services
5 33 (24.63%) HTML
6 28 (20.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (20.90%) JSON
7 26 (19.40%) CSS
8 24 (17.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (14.18%) LINQ
10 18 (13.43%) LINQ to SQL
11 13 (9.70%) REST
12 11 (8.21%) Android SDK
12 11 (8.21%) HTML5
12 11 (8.21%) OpenGL
13 10 (7.46%) Spring
14 9 (6.72%) AngularJS
14 9 (6.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Algorithms
2 13 (9.70%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.24%) Statistics
7 2 (1.49%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.49%) User Experience
8 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.75%) IVR
8 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.96%) Android
2 2 (1.49%) Unix
2 2 (1.49%) Windows
3 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.75%) Linux
3 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (31.34%) MVC
3 34 (25.37%) TDD
4 22 (16.42%) Front End Development
5 21 (15.67%) Web Development
6 19 (14.18%) Concurrent Programming
6 19 (14.18%) Multithreaded Programming
6 19 (14.18%) Multithreading
7 15 (11.19%) ETL
8 13 (9.70%) Data Management
9 11 (8.21%) Android Development
9 11 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.21%) Memory Management
9 11 (8.21%) Scrum
10 10 (7.46%) Migration
11 9 (6.72%) Mobile Development
11 9 (6.72%) OO
11 9 (6.72%) UML
12 6 (4.48%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (44.03%) C#
2 52 (38.81%) SQL
3 34 (25.37%) JavaScript
4 28 (20.90%) Java
5 10 (7.46%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.72%) C
7 7 (5.22%) C++
8 6 (4.48%) COBOL
8 6 (4.48%) Perl
9 5 (3.73%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.73%) PHP
10 4 (2.99%) Go
10 4 (2.99%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.99%) Ruby
10 4 (2.99%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.24%) VB
11 3 (2.24%) VBA
12 1 (0.75%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.97%) Degree
2 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.24%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) QA
1 1 (0.75%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (2.99%) vSphere
2 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (26.12%) Oracle
2 20 (14.93%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.75%) Adobe
3 1 (0.75%) Google
3 1 (0.75%) IBM
3 1 (0.75%) Infragistics
3 1 (0.75%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.75%) Zend
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