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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 88 108 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.92% 45.38% 28.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.77% 48.21% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 84 31
Median daily rate £350 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £39.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +12.29%
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
233 224 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 95.10% 94.12% 91.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 152 119
Median daily rate £375 £335 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 31 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £11.78 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Tunbridge Wells +2 10 £350 - 10
Maidstone -1 8 £350 +7.69% 4
West Malling 0 7 £375 -16.66% 2
Folkestone +1 5 £375 +20.00% 7
Tonbridge +1 3 £193 -48.66%
Chatham - 2 £450 - 2
Faversham - 2 £525 -
Sevenoaks - 2 £269 -
Canterbury 0 1 £375 +10.29% 2
Dartford - 1 £250 - 4
Developer
South East

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 68 (43.59%) .NET
2 61 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (37.18%) SQL
4 57 (36.54%) C#
5 54 (34.62%) SQL Server
6 50 (32.05%) JavaScript
7 48 (30.77%) MVC
8 44 (28.21%) .NET Framework
8 44 (28.21%) Entity Framework
9 43 (27.56%) HTML
10 40 (25.64%) ASP.NET
11 39 (25.00%) CSS
12 36 (23.08%) XML
13 35 (22.44%) Oracle
14 33 (21.15%) Finance
14 33 (21.15%) Front End Development
15 32 (20.51%) TDD
16 29 (18.59%) Web Services
17 28 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
18 25 (16.03%) ASP.NET Web API
19 24 (15.38%) JSON
20 23 (14.74%) Web Development
20 23 (14.74%) Git (software)
20 23 (14.74%) Team Foundation Server
20 23 (14.74%) Java
21 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
22 17 (10.90%) T-SQL
22 17 (10.90%) ETL
22 17 (10.90%) REST
23 16 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 9 (5.77%) Umbraco
2 5 (3.21%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (2.56%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.56%) WordPress
4 3 (1.92%) CMS
4 3 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (4.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.21%) PaaS
3 4 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.56%) Heroku
4 1 (0.64%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.64%) Intranet
2 1 (0.64%) Network Security
2 1 (0.64%) SMS
2 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (8.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (5.77%) Oracle Database
7 8 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (3.85%) DB2
9 5 (3.21%) MySQL
9 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.56%) Redis
11 3 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.28%) DTS
12 2 (1.28%) MS Access
12 2 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (14.74%) Git (software)
1 23 (14.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (8.33%) Subversion
3 8 (5.13%) Eclipse
3 8 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (3.85%) JIRA
5 5 (3.21%) JUnit
6 3 (1.92%) Maven
6 3 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.92%) Xcode
7 2 (1.28%) jMock
7 2 (1.28%) Mockito
7 2 (1.28%) Moq
7 2 (1.28%) MSTest
7 2 (1.28%) NUnit
7 2 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.64%) Ant
8 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (21.15%) Finance
2 6 (3.85%) Banking
3 5 (3.21%) Advertising
3 5 (3.21%) Marketing
4 2 (1.28%) Games
4 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.64%) Back Office
5 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.64%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (43.59%) .NET
2 44 (28.21%) .NET Framework
2 44 (28.21%) Entity Framework
3 43 (27.56%) HTML
4 40 (25.64%) ASP.NET
5 39 (25.00%) CSS
6 36 (23.08%) XML
7 29 (18.59%) Web Services
8 28 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (16.03%) ASP.NET Web API
10 24 (15.38%) JSON
11 17 (10.90%) REST
12 15 (9.62%) HTML5
13 13 (8.33%) AngularJS
14 12 (7.69%) jQuery
14 12 (7.69%) LINQ
14 12 (7.69%) OpenGL
15 11 (7.05%) CSS3
15 11 (7.05%) LINQ to SQL
16 9 (5.77%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.13%) Algorithms
3 8 (5.13%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.56%) iPad
6 3 (1.92%) iPhone
6 3 (1.92%) Statistics
6 3 (1.92%) User Experience
7 2 (1.28%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.28%) NHS
7 2 (1.28%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.64%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.64%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.69%) Unix
2 10 (6.41%) Android
3 8 (5.13%) Linux
3 8 (5.13%) Windows
4 7 (4.49%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (30.77%) MVC
3 33 (21.15%) Front End Development
4 32 (20.51%) TDD
5 23 (14.74%) Web Development
6 17 (10.90%) ETL
7 12 (7.69%) Concurrent Programming
7 12 (7.69%) Memory Management
7 12 (7.69%) Multithreaded Programming
7 12 (7.69%) Multithreading
8 11 (7.05%) OO
9 10 (6.41%) Migration
9 10 (6.41%) Mobile Development
10 9 (5.77%) Android Development
10 9 (5.77%) Scrum
11 8 (5.13%) ITIL
11 8 (5.13%) ITSM
11 8 (5.13%) Project Management
11 8 (5.13%) UML
11 8 (5.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 58 (37.18%) SQL
2 57 (36.54%) C#
3 50 (32.05%) JavaScript
4 23 (14.74%) Java
5 17 (10.90%) T-SQL
6 10 (6.41%) C
7 8 (5.13%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.49%) C++
9 6 (3.85%) COBOL
9 6 (3.85%) Perl
10 5 (3.21%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.21%) PHP
10 5 (3.21%) VB
10 5 (3.21%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.56%) Go
11 4 (2.56%) Ruby
11 4 (2.56%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.92%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.92%) VBA
12 3 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.77%) Degree
2 5 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) QA
1 1 (0.64%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (2.56%) vSphere
2 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (22.44%) Oracle
2 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.41%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.92%) Infragistics
5 2 (1.28%) IBM
5 2 (1.28%) SAP
6 1 (0.64%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.64%) Remedy
6 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Sanderson
Posted: 17 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Sanderson
Posted: 22 days ago