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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 124 92 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 42.18% 34.98% 17.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.44% 36.22% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 46 27
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £225 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -1.42%
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
279 254 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 94.90% 96.58% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 166 139
Average daily rate £335 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 26
Average hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 0 28 £350 +3.70% 7
Maidstone 0 14 £338 +22.72% 3
Dover - 11 £500 - 1
Folkestone 0 4 £310 - 5
Rochester +1 3 - - 2
Canterbury -1 2 £298 -4.03% 1
Sevenoaks - 2 - - 1
Tonbridge - 2 £331 - 1
West Malling 0 1 - - 3
Dartford -1 1 £215 - 3
Chatham - 1 £600 - 3
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 119 (59.50%) .NET
2 112 (56.00%) C#
3 83 (41.50%) ASP.NET
4 77 (38.50%) MVC
5 71 (35.50%) JavaScript
6 69 (34.50%) AngularJS
7 66 (33.00%) SQL Server
7 66 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (31.00%) HTML
9 55 (27.50%) SQL
10 50 (25.00%) CSS
11 49 (24.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 45 (22.50%) TDD
13 37 (18.50%) jQuery
14 35 (17.50%) Oracle
15 30 (15.00%) Finance
15 30 (15.00%) .NET Framework
16 29 (14.50%) OpenGL
17 27 (13.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 26 (13.00%) Oracle Database
18 26 (13.00%) CSS3
18 26 (13.00%) Microsoft
19 25 (12.50%) REST
19 25 (12.50%) HTML5
20 24 (12.00%) JSON
21 23 (11.50%) Mobile App
22 22 (11.00%) Apple iOS
22 22 (11.00%) OO
23 21 (10.50%) Entity Framework
23 21 (10.50%) Android Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (4.00%) CMS
2 4 (2.00%) IIS
3 3 (1.50%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.00%) Node.js
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.50%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.50%) LDAP
2 1 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (33.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.00%) Oracle Database
3 20 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.00%) MySQL
4 12 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.50%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.00%) MS Access
10 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.50%) Redis
11 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 13 (6.50%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.50%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.50%) ReSharper
4 8 (4.00%) Subversion
4 8 (4.00%) Xcode
5 5 (2.50%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.50%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.50%) Maven
8 1 (0.50%) JIRA
8 1 (0.50%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.50%) NUnit
8 1 (0.50%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.50%) NCover
8 1 (0.50%) Moq
8 1 (0.50%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 30 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (0.50%) Banking
3 1 (0.50%) Marketing
3 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.50%) Advertising
3 1 (0.50%) Electronics
3 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (59.50%) .NET
2 83 (41.50%) ASP.NET
3 69 (34.50%) AngularJS
4 62 (31.00%) HTML
5 50 (25.00%) CSS
6 49 (24.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (18.50%) jQuery
8 30 (15.00%) .NET Framework
9 29 (14.50%) OpenGL
10 27 (13.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 26 (13.00%) CSS3
12 25 (12.50%) REST
12 25 (12.50%) HTML5
13 24 (12.00%) JSON
14 21 (10.50%) Entity Framework
15 20 (10.00%) Web Services
16 19 (9.50%) ASP.NET Web API
17 16 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
18 14 (7.00%) WCF
19 12 (6.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.50%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.50%) Social Media
4 8 (4.00%) iPhone
5 7 (3.50%) iPad
6 4 (2.00%) W3C
7 3 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.50%) NHS
8 1 (0.50%) DTV
8 1 (0.50%) Tandem
8 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.00%) Apple iOS
2 21 (10.50%) Android
3 13 (6.50%) Windows
4 3 (1.50%) Linux
4 3 (1.50%) UNIX
5 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.00%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (38.50%) MVC
2 66 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (22.50%) TDD
4 22 (11.00%) OO
5 21 (10.50%) Android Development
6 19 (9.50%) OOP
7 18 (9.00%) Scrum
7 18 (9.00%) iOS Development
8 16 (8.00%) Mobile Development
9 15 (7.50%) BDD
10 14 (7.00%) MVVM
11 13 (6.50%) SOA
12 11 (5.50%) E-Commerce
12 11 (5.50%) Mobile Application Development
13 10 (5.00%) Memory Management
13 10 (5.00%) OOD
14 9 (4.50%) Migration
15 8 (4.00%) Web Development
15 8 (4.00%) Open Source
15 8 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 112 (56.00%) C#
2 71 (35.50%) JavaScript
3 55 (27.50%) SQL
4 17 (8.50%) PHP
5 16 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 14 (7.00%) Java
7 10 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 10 (5.00%) VB.NET
8 8 (4.00%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.00%) VB
10 2 (1.00%) C++
10 2 (1.00%) VB6
11 1 (0.50%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (6.00%) Degree
2 8 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.50%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (1.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 35 (17.50%) Oracle
2 26 (13.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.50%) Zend
4 1 (0.50%) Twitter
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe
4 1 (0.50%) SAP
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