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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 69 54 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 26.04% 24.66% 25.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.60% 26.34% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 38
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£334 £350 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% +18.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £225 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
250 205 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 94.34% 93.61% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 134 135
Average daily rate £339 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £138 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £73.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 -1 8 £400 - 15
Maidstone -3 5 £125 -58.33% 4
Canterbury 0 4 £305 +35.55% 2
Dartford - 4 £394 - 2
Rochester -2 1 - - 1
Folkestone -2 1 - - 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £305 - 1
Sittingbourne - - - - 3
Tonbridge - - - - 1
Deal - - - -
Faversham - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Whitstable - - - -
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 98 (68.53%) .NET
2 91 (63.64%) C#
3 73 (51.05%) ASP.NET
4 64 (44.76%) JavaScript
5 59 (41.26%) SQL Server
6 58 (40.56%) MVC
7 49 (34.27%) AngularJS
8 45 (31.47%) HTML
9 44 (30.77%) CSS
10 42 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (28.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (23.08%) Microsoft
13 31 (21.68%) SQL
14 30 (20.98%) jQuery
15 29 (20.28%) Oracle
16 24 (16.78%) Scrum
16 24 (16.78%) WCF
17 23 (16.08%) TDD
17 23 (16.08%) Web Services
18 22 (15.38%) HTML5
19 20 (13.99%) .NET Framework
20 19 (13.29%) Finance
21 18 (12.59%) SQL Server 2008
22 17 (11.89%) Oracle Database
22 17 (11.89%) XML
22 17 (11.89%) Visual Studio
23 16 (11.19%) CSS3
24 15 (10.49%) KnockoutJS
24 15 (10.49%) WPF
24 15 (10.49%) OO

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 13 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (4.90%) Node.js
4 4 (2.80%) CMS
4 4 (2.80%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.70%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.70%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) Internet
2 2 (1.40%) Firewall
2 2 (1.40%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (41.26%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (11.89%) Oracle Database
4 11 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (5.59%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (4.20%) RDBMS
8 6 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.80%) MySQL
9 4 (2.80%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.70%) OLAP
10 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.70%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.70%) Redis
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (11.89%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.20%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.20%) Subversion
3 6 (4.20%) ReSharper
4 2 (1.40%) Zend Studio
4 2 (1.40%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.40%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.70%) Moq
5 1 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.70%) MSTest
5 1 (0.70%) Xcode
5 1 (0.70%) NUnit
5 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.70%) Maven
General
1 19 (13.29%) Finance
2 7 (4.90%) Advertising
3 6 (4.20%) Marketing
4 1 (0.70%) Legal
4 1 (0.70%) Publishing
4 1 (0.70%) Games
4 1 (0.70%) Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (68.53%) .NET
2 73 (51.05%) ASP.NET
3 49 (34.27%) AngularJS
4 45 (31.47%) HTML
5 44 (30.77%) CSS
6 41 (28.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (20.98%) jQuery
8 24 (16.78%) WCF
9 23 (16.08%) Web Services
10 22 (15.38%) HTML5
11 20 (13.99%) .NET Framework
12 17 (11.89%) XML
13 16 (11.19%) CSS3
14 15 (10.49%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (10.49%) WPF
15 13 (9.09%) Classic ASP
15 13 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 12 (8.39%) Entity Framework
16 12 (8.39%) ASP.NET Web API
17 8 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.20%) Social Media
2 3 (2.10%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.40%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.40%) GIS
3 2 (1.40%) Clustering
3 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.70%) W3C
4 1 (0.70%) iPhone
4 1 (0.70%) Tandem
4 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (2.10%) Android
3 2 (1.40%) CentOS
3 2 (1.40%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.40%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.70%) UNIX
4 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.56%) MVC
2 42 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.78%) Scrum
4 23 (16.08%) TDD
5 15 (10.49%) OO
6 12 (8.39%) OOP
7 11 (7.69%) Migration
8 9 (6.29%) MVVM
9 8 (5.59%) E-Commerce
9 8 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.90%) UML
10 7 (4.90%) ETL
10 7 (4.90%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.20%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.20%) CRM
11 6 (4.20%) BDD
12 5 (3.50%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (3.50%) OOD
12 5 (3.50%) Data Management
12 5 (3.50%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 91 (63.64%) C#
2 64 (44.76%) JavaScript
3 31 (21.68%) SQL
4 14 (9.79%) PHP
5 10 (6.99%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.80%) Java
7 2 (1.40%) C++
7 2 (1.40%) Perl
8 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.70%) Delphi
8 1 (0.70%) C
8 1 (0.70%) VB
8 1 (0.70%) Ada
8 1 (0.70%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.70%) VB6
8 1 (0.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (2.10%) Degree
1 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 29 (20.28%) Oracle
3 8 (5.59%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.50%) Informatica
5 3 (2.10%) Zend
6 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
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