The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Maidstone region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Kent / Maidstone
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 9 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 42.86% 77.78% 26.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 45.00% 77.78% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 2
Median daily rate £338 £350 £231
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +51.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidstone 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
Maidstone
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 95.24% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 11
Median daily rate £375 £350 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +180.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Maidstone region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Maidstone region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 17 (85.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) C#
3 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (70.00%) MVC
4 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (55.00%) .NET Framework
6 10 (50.00%) SQL
6 10 (50.00%) Entity Framework
7 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (40.00%) Oracle
8 7 (35.00%) XML
8 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (30.00%) HTML
9 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
10 5 (25.00%) Web Services
10 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (25.00%) LINQ
10 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
11 4 (20.00%) WPF
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (20.00%) WinForms
11 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET
12 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
12 3 (15.00%) Finance
12 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
12 3 (15.00%) NUnit
12 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 3 (15.00%) Web Development

Developer Skill Set
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 (5.00%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) Moq
2 3 (15.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (15.00%) NUnit
2 3 (15.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (55.00%) .NET Framework
5 10 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (35.00%) XML
8 6 (30.00%) HTML
9 5 (25.00%) LINQ
9 5 (25.00%) Web Services
10 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET
10 4 (20.00%) WinForms
10 4 (20.00%) WPF
11 3 (15.00%) Caliburn.Micro
11 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 3 (15.00%) WCF
12 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
12 2 (10.00%) CSS
12 2 (10.00%) JSON
12 2 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) MVVM
3 3 (15.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Web Development
4 2 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Statistics
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) PHP
6 2 (10.00%) VB
7 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Infragistics
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft