The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 12 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 46.15% 26.32% 50.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 54.55% 83.33% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
Average daily rate £344 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.NET
Kent

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
22 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 84.62% 31.58% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 2
Average daily rate £350 £233 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.53% -33.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone region citing .NET also 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 that cited .NET.

1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) HTML
2 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (80.00%) CSS
3 11 (55.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (45.00%) Entity Framework
6 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (40.00%) MVC
6 8 (40.00%) Front End Development
7 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (35.00%) SQL
8 6 (30.00%) jQuery
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) TDD
9 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (25.00%) CSS3
9 5 (25.00%) HTML5
9 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
10 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
11 3 (15.00%) SDLC
12 2 (10.00%) Android Development
12 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
12 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
12 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone
12 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone region citing .NET also 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 that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Moq
1 1 (5.00%) MSTest
1 1 (5.00%) NUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 18 (90.00%) .NET Developer
2 18 (90.00%) C# Developer
3 17 (85.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (45.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (35.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (30.00%) Angular Developer
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (20.00%) HTML Developer
9 3 (15.00%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (15.00%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
10 1 (5.00%) .NET Programmer
10 1 (5.00%) Agile C# Developer
10 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
10 1 (5.00%) C# Programmer
10 1 (5.00%) Programmer
10 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) CSS
1 16 (80.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) AngularJS
3 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (45.00%) Entity Framework
5 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (30.00%) jQuery
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (25.00%) CSS3
7 5 (25.00%) HTML5
7 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (10.00%) WCF
8 2 (10.00%) Web Services
8 2 (10.00%) XML
9 1 (5.00%) RESTful
9 1 (5.00%) StructureMap
9 1 (5.00%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Android
1 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Front End Development
1 8 (40.00%) MVC
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Android Development
6 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) CQRS
7 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (5.00%) SOA
7 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft