The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Kent / Maidstone
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 7 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 31.82% 42.31% 40.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 70.00% 52.38% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £282 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Maidstone
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
10 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 45.45% 80.77% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 3
Median daily rate £375 £350 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +50.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Maidstone region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Maidstone region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Maidstone

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Maidstone region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Maidstone region with a requirement for .NET.

1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
2 13 (76.47%) MVC
3 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
5 9 (52.94%) Entity Framework
6 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (41.18%) Oracle
8 6 (35.29%) VB.NET
8 6 (35.29%) HTML
8 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 5 (29.41%) XML
9 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (29.41%) LINQ
10 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
10 4 (23.53%) WPF
10 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (23.53%) Web Services
10 4 (23.53%) WinForms
10 4 (23.53%) ADO.NET
11 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
11 3 (17.65%) Finance
11 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
11 3 (17.65%) NUnit
11 3 (17.65%) ReSharper
11 3 (17.65%) WCF
11 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Enterprise Library

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (17.65%) Moq
2 3 (17.65%) MSBuild
2 3 (17.65%) NUnit
2 3 (17.65%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) .NET Developer
2 14 (82.35%) C# .NET Developer
2 14 (82.35%) C# Developer
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Senior C# Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C# WCF Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C# WPF Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior SQL Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 3 (17.65%) WCF Developer
6 3 (17.65%) WinForms Developer
6 3 (17.65%) WPF Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Senior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
4 9 (52.94%) Entity Framework
5 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (35.29%) HTML
7 5 (29.41%) LINQ
7 5 (29.41%) XML
8 4 (23.53%) ADO.NET
8 4 (23.53%) Web Services
8 4 (23.53%) WinForms
8 4 (23.53%) WPF
9 3 (17.65%) Caliburn.Micro
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 3 (17.65%) WCF
10 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
10 2 (11.76%) CSS
10 2 (11.76%) JSON
10 2 (11.76%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (5.88%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) MVVM
4 3 (17.65%) Prototyping
4 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Concurrent Programming
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Multithreaded Programming
5 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) API Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.88%) High Availability
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) VB.NET
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) VB
6 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Infragistics