The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 30.00% 26.67% 28.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.00% 26.67% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £313 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +7.14%
Developer
Kent

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 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 100.00% 100.00% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 5
Average daily rate £375 £125 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -51.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £268 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title.

1 13 (50.00%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) .NET
3 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 11 (42.31%) HTML
3 11 (42.31%) CSS
4 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
5 9 (34.62%) Web Development
5 9 (34.62%) TDD
6 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 8 (30.77%) MVC
6 8 (30.77%) Finance
6 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (30.77%) Entity Framework
7 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (26.92%) JSON
7 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
7 7 (26.92%) XML
7 7 (26.92%) Java
7 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
8 6 (23.08%) Java EE
8 6 (23.08%) jQuery
8 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (23.08%) Dojo
8 6 (23.08%) Spring
8 6 (23.08%) REST
8 6 (23.08%) Spring Integration
9 5 (19.23%) CSS3
9 5 (19.23%) HTML5
9 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) OLTP
4 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.85%) Moq
2 1 (3.85%) MSTest
2 1 (3.85%) NUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) CSS
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
4 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 8 (30.77%) Entity Framework
5 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
5 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (26.92%) JSON
5 7 (26.92%) XML
6 6 (23.08%) Dojo
6 6 (23.08%) Java EE
6 6 (23.08%) jQuery
6 6 (23.08%) REST
6 6 (23.08%) Spring
6 6 (23.08%) Spring Integration
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (19.23%) CSS3
7 5 (19.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Android
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) TDD
1 9 (34.62%) Web Development
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) MVC
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
5 4 (15.38%) SOA
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Business Development
6 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) System Testing
6 3 (11.54%) UML
7 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.69%) ETL
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
8 1 (3.85%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) Java
5 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
6 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) PHP 5
7 1 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Infragistics
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Zend
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