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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 8 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 38.10% 81.25% 33.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.11% 81.25% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 5
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £39.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +12.29%
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
19 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 90.48% 100.00% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 8
Median daily rate £350 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £319 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 2016, 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 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) C#
3 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
4 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET
5 14 (60.87%) Oracle
5 14 (60.87%) MVC
6 13 (56.52%) .NET Framework
6 13 (56.52%) Entity Framework
7 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (52.17%) SQL
8 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (43.48%) Front End Development
9 7 (30.43%) Finance
10 6 (26.09%) HTML
10 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
11 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
12 4 (17.39%) XML
12 4 (17.39%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
12 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
12 4 (17.39%) CSS
13 3 (13.04%) Web Services
13 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
13 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
13 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET
3 13 (56.52%) .NET Framework
3 13 (56.52%) Entity Framework
4 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (26.09%) HTML
7 4 (17.39%) CSS
7 4 (17.39%) XML
8 3 (13.04%) Web Services
9 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET
9 2 (8.70%) DHTML
9 2 (8.70%) JSON
9 2 (8.70%) LINQ
9 2 (8.70%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (8.70%) WinForms
9 2 (8.70%) WPF
10 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) MVC
2 10 (43.48%) Front End Development
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Concurrent Programming
5 2 (8.70%) Multithreaded Programming
5 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) High Availability
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.35%) Wealth Management
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
4 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.70%) VB
6 2 (8.70%) VBScript
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Infragistics
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft