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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 11 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 55.00% 17.65% 26.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 57.89% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £700 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +115.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £700 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £700 £385
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 £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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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
19 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 95.00% 52.94% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
Average daily rate £350 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -33.33%
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 £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 1 September 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) C#
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) HTML
4 7 (43.75%) MVC
5 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
6 5 (31.25%) Entity Framework
6 5 (31.25%) CSS3
6 5 (31.25%) HTML5
6 5 (31.25%) ReSharper
6 5 (31.25%) CSS
7 4 (25.00%) OO
7 4 (25.00%) OOD
7 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (25.00%) SDLC
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
8 3 (18.75%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) IIS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
3 1 (6.25%) ArcIMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) ReSharper
2 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
1 12 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 6 (37.50%) VB.NET Developer
2 6 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) GIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
3 6 (37.50%) jQuery
4 5 (31.25%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) HTML5
4 5 (31.25%) Entity Framework
4 5 (31.25%) CSS3
5 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (18.75%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (12.50%) Backbone.js
7 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (12.50%) LINQ
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (6.25%) Web Services
8 1 (6.25%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) W3C
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) MVC
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) OOD
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) ESRI