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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 1 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Contract jobs citing .NET 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 18.75% 52.94% 5.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 90.00% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
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£340 £300 £196
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +52.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.70% -
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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
6 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 37.50% 58.82% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 11
Average daily rate £225 £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% -13.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 18 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) ReSharper
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (75.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) W3C
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft