Period
to 19 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 6 13
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 -7
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 52 101 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.86% 17.50% 11.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.13% 18.53% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 66 71
Kent median daily rate £368 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.09% +0.74% +3.85%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £299
90th Percentile £475 £398 £419
South East median daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £46.00 £43.25 £60.62
% change year-on-year +6.36% -28.65% +116.48%

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 467 545 691
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.49% 94.45% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 387 523
Kent median daily rate £385 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +1.60% -1.57%
10th Percentile £164 £176 £180
90th Percentile £598 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 32
Kent median hourly rate £38.65 £20.39 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.59% +28.59% -0.91%
10th Percentile £10.53 £10.06 £9.55
90th Percentile £48.25 £29.92 £40.93
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year - -4.11% +9.15%

.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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -5 11 £385 +10.00% 4
West Malling -2 6 £450 +28.57% 2
Tunbridge Wells +7 4 £350 - 5
Folkestone -1 2 £333 -5.00% 1
Dartford -3 2 £375 +50.00% 7
Dover - 2 £350 - 1
.NET Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (98.08%) C#
3 42 (80.77%) MVC
4 37 (71.15%) SQL Server
4 37 (71.15%) ASP.NET
5 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET Web API
6 30 (57.69%) HTML
7 29 (55.77%) CSS
8 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
10 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
10 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (44.23%) TDD
11 23 (44.23%) Oracle
12 20 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (32.69%) Web Development
13 17 (32.69%) Scrum
14 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (28.85%) WCF
16 14 (26.92%) Web Services
16 14 (26.92%) SQL
16 14 (26.92%) ADO.NET
17 13 (25.00%) .NET Framework
18 12 (23.08%) N-Tier
18 12 (23.08%) AngularJS
19 11 (21.15%) Refactoring
20 10 (19.23%) MVVM
20 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
20 10 (19.23%) Entity Framework
20 10 (19.23%) NUnit

.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 5 (9.62%) CMS
2 3 (5.77%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (71.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) NUnit
2 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (13.46%) ReSharper
4 6 (11.54%) Moq
5 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
5 5 (9.62%) MSBuild
6 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (3.85%) Calabash
7 2 (3.85%) Selenium
7 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.92%) Subversion
8 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (5.77%) Advertising
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (71.15%) ASP.NET
3 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET Web API
4 30 (57.69%) HTML
5 29 (55.77%) CSS
6 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (28.85%) WCF
8 14 (26.92%) ADO.NET
8 14 (26.92%) Web Services
9 13 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 12 (23.08%) AngularJS
11 10 (19.23%) Entity Framework
12 9 (17.31%) jQuery
13 7 (13.46%) HTML5
13 7 (13.46%) LINQ
14 6 (11.54%) CSS3
14 6 (11.54%) WinForms
14 6 (11.54%) WPF
15 5 (9.62%) Caliburn.Micro
15 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) N-Tier
2 5 (9.62%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) MVC
2 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (44.23%) TDD
4 20 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (32.69%) Scrum
5 17 (32.69%) Web Development
6 11 (21.15%) Refactoring
7 10 (19.23%) MVVM
7 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
8 7 (13.46%) Prototyping
9 6 (11.54%) SOA
10 3 (5.77%) Change Control
10 3 (5.77%) Microservices
10 3 (5.77%) Mobile Development
10 3 (5.77%) Performance Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Software Architecture
10 3 (5.77%) SOLID
10 3 (5.77%) System Testing
11 2 (3.85%) API Testing
11 2 (3.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 51 (98.08%) C#
2 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (26.92%) SQL
4 6 (11.54%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) VB
6 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (44.23%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Capita
4 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.92%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.92%) Virgin Media
5 1 (1.92%) Xamarin