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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 78 55 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 32.10% 27.50% 28.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.98% 29.10% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 50
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
223 189 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 91.77% 94.50% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 125 144
Average daily rate £325 £365 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +20.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £225 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £523 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.25 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.50 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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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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 15 £360 -0.68% 15
Maidstone -1 4 - - 12
Dartford - 4 £338 - 6
Canterbury - 3 £310 - 3
Rochester 0 1 - - 1
Faversham -1 1 - -
Folkestone -1 1 - - 1
West Malling - 1 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £305 - 2
Tonbridge - 1 £560 - 4
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 81 (55.86%) .NET
2 78 (53.79%) C#
3 59 (40.69%) ASP.NET
4 58 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 50 (34.48%) JavaScript
6 47 (32.41%) CSS
7 46 (31.72%) MVC
8 44 (30.34%) HTML
9 42 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (26.21%) SQL
10 38 (26.21%) AngularJS
11 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 28 (19.31%) Oracle
13 26 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (17.24%) Web Services
15 24 (16.55%) jQuery
16 21 (14.48%) HTML5
17 20 (13.79%) WCF
17 20 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
17 20 (13.79%) Oracle Database
18 19 (13.10%) .NET Framework
19 18 (12.41%) XML
20 16 (11.03%) TDD
20 16 (11.03%) CSS3
21 15 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
21 15 (10.34%) Scrum
21 15 (10.34%) Finance
22 14 (9.66%) Visual Studio
22 14 (9.66%) T-SQL
23 13 (8.97%) OO

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 12 (8.28%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (4.83%) Node.js
4 5 (3.45%) CMS
5 4 (2.76%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.69%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.69%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (2.07%) MS Office
2 2 (1.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.07%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.69%) Agresso
3 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.07%) LDAP
2 1 (0.69%) Firewall
2 1 (0.69%) Intranet
2 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (13.79%) Oracle Database
3 13 (8.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (6.90%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (4.14%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.76%) PowerCenter
10 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.38%) MS Access
11 2 (1.38%) MySQL
12 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.69%) OLAP
12 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 14 (9.66%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.83%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.45%) Xcode
4 5 (3.45%) Subversion
5 4 (2.76%) ReSharper
5 4 (2.76%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.38%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.69%) JIRA
8 1 (0.69%) Maven
8 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (10.34%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) Advertising
3 6 (4.14%) Marketing
4 3 (2.07%) Games
5 2 (1.38%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Publishing
6 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (55.86%) .NET
2 59 (40.69%) ASP.NET
3 47 (32.41%) CSS
4 44 (30.34%) HTML
5 38 (26.21%) AngularJS
6 26 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (17.24%) Web Services
8 24 (16.55%) jQuery
9 21 (14.48%) HTML5
10 20 (13.79%) WCF
11 19 (13.10%) .NET Framework
12 18 (12.41%) XML
13 16 (11.03%) CSS3
14 15 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (8.97%) Entity Framework
16 12 (8.28%) WPF
16 12 (8.28%) KnockoutJS
17 11 (7.59%) JSON
17 11 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 11 (7.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.97%) Mobile App
2 9 (6.21%) Social Media
2 9 (6.21%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.45%) iPhone
4 4 (2.76%) iPad
5 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.38%) GIS
7 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.21%) Android
2 8 (5.52%) Windows
3 5 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.76%) UNIX
5 3 (2.07%) Linux
6 2 (1.38%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.72%) MVC
2 42 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.03%) TDD
4 15 (10.34%) Scrum
5 13 (8.97%) OO
6 10 (6.90%) MVVM
6 10 (6.90%) Migration
7 9 (6.21%) OOP
7 9 (6.21%) Android Development
8 8 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.83%) ETL
9 7 (4.83%) Memory Management
9 7 (4.83%) BDD
9 7 (4.83%) Mobile Development
10 6 (4.14%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.14%) Web Development
11 5 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (3.45%) Data Management
11 5 (3.45%) OOD
11 5 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 78 (53.79%) C#
2 50 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 38 (26.21%) SQL
4 14 (9.66%) T-SQL
5 10 (6.90%) PHP
6 8 (5.52%) Java
7 6 (4.14%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.45%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.76%) VB
10 1 (0.69%) VB6
10 1 (0.69%) C
10 1 (0.69%) Perl
10 1 (0.69%) C++
10 1 (0.69%) Delphi
10 1 (0.69%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.69%) Ada
Qualifications
1 10 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (2.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (2.07%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (19.31%) Oracle
3 8 (5.52%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.76%) Informatica
5 2 (1.38%) Business Objects
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