Period
to 24 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

.NET Developer
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 111 70 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 20.67% 14.80% 15.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.47% 15.35% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 47 74
Kent median daily rate £350 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% - +3.85%
10th Percentile £296 £285 £301
90th Percentile £388 £388 £371
South East median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £46.00 £42.50 £50.31
% change year-on-year +8.24% -15.52% +62.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 517 456 494
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 96.41% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 322 352
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £138 £181 £200
90th Percentile £588 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 38
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £13.23 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.25% -22.21% +5.43%
10th Percentile £10.55 £9.68 £9.85
90th Percentile £42.84 £20.50 £39.20
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +21.84%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Kent

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Developer in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Kent

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Kent over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in Kent

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Kent

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -3 33 £345 +0.36% 10
West Malling -1 12 £343 -8.67% 5
Tunbridge Wells +12 7 £363 - 7
Folkestone -5 2 £333 -11.33% 1
Dover - 2 £350 -
Dartford 0 1 £375 +50.00% 6
.NET Developer
South East

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 109 (98.20%) C#
3 91 (81.98%) SQL Server
4 82 (73.87%) ASP.NET Web API
5 80 (72.07%) MVC
6 60 (54.05%) TDD
7 55 (49.55%) HTML
7 55 (49.55%) Web Services
8 54 (48.65%) CSS
9 53 (47.75%) ASP.NET
10 43 (38.74%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (37.84%) Oracle
11 42 (37.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 41 (36.94%) .NET Framework
12 41 (36.94%) Microsoft
13 37 (33.33%) AngularJS
14 35 (31.53%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (31.53%) SQL
15 34 (30.63%) WCF
16 33 (29.73%) MVVM
17 31 (27.93%) Scrum
18 30 (27.03%) JavaScript
18 30 (27.03%) Prototyping
19 29 (26.13%) Web Development
20 24 (21.62%) KnockoutJS
20 24 (21.62%) LINQ
21 22 (19.82%) Refactoring
21 22 (19.82%) N-Tier
21 22 (19.82%) E-Commerce
22 21 (18.92%) VB.NET

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 16 (14.41%) CMS
2 13 (11.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 12 (10.81%) IIS
4 3 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (81.98%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.90%) MySQL
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (17.12%) ReSharper
2 18 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 15 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (11.71%) NUnit
5 9 (8.11%) MSBuild
5 9 (8.11%) Visual Studio
6 7 (6.31%) Moq
7 3 (2.70%) Fiddler
7 3 (2.70%) Firebug
7 3 (2.70%) JIRA
7 3 (2.70%) Subversion
8 2 (1.80%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.80%) Calabash
8 2 (1.80%) Selenium
8 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.80%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (4.50%) Legal
2 3 (2.70%) Advertising
3 2 (1.80%) Automotive
3 2 (1.80%) Finance
4 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 82 (73.87%) ASP.NET Web API
3 55 (49.55%) HTML
3 55 (49.55%) Web Services
4 54 (48.65%) CSS
5 53 (47.75%) ASP.NET
6 42 (37.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (36.94%) .NET Framework
8 37 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 34 (30.63%) WCF
10 24 (21.62%) KnockoutJS
10 24 (21.62%) LINQ
11 21 (18.92%) Backbone.js
12 18 (16.22%) Entity Framework
13 16 (14.41%) ADO.NET
14 11 (9.91%) jQuery
15 10 (9.01%) HTML5
16 9 (8.11%) RESTful
16 9 (8.11%) WPF
16 9 (8.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.82%) N-Tier
2 9 (8.11%) Client/Server
3 7 (6.31%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.22%) Windows
2 17 (15.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (72.07%) MVC
2 60 (54.05%) TDD
3 43 (38.74%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (31.53%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (29.73%) MVVM
6 31 (27.93%) Scrum
7 30 (27.03%) Prototyping
8 29 (26.13%) Web Development
9 22 (19.82%) E-Commerce
9 22 (19.82%) Refactoring
10 21 (18.92%) OWASP
10 21 (18.92%) Software Architecture
11 13 (11.71%) Change Control
11 13 (11.71%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.41%) Data Modelling
12 6 (5.41%) OOP
12 6 (5.41%) Structured Programming
13 5 (4.50%) Concurrent Programming
13 5 (4.50%) Multithreading
13 5 (4.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 109 (98.20%) C#
2 35 (31.53%) SQL
3 30 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 21 (18.92%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.80%) VB
6 1 (0.90%) C
6 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (0.90%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) HL7
1 1 (0.90%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Docker
Vendors
1 42 (37.84%) Oracle
2 41 (36.94%) Microsoft
3 15 (13.51%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.70%) Capita
4 3 (2.70%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.90%) Google
5 1 (0.90%) Virgin Media