The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £348 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 17 9
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 57 47 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 18.39% 10.00% 16.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.66% 10.22% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 17
Median daily rate £348 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.96% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 290 460 226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 93.55% 97.87% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 342 99
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £188 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 14
Median hourly rate £27.38 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.61% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £12.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.92 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

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 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +5 11 £350 +3.70% 1
West Malling +3 11 £350 -6.79%
Maidstone +2 11 £358 -
Folkestone -2 1 £325 +2.36% 1
.NET Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, .NET 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 Kent region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 105 (100.00%) .NET
2 104 (99.05%) C#
3 69 (65.71%) .NET Framework
4 66 (62.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 62 (59.05%) LINQ
6 61 (58.10%) SQL
7 57 (54.29%) Web Services
8 56 (53.33%) SQL Server
9 54 (51.43%) Entity Framework
10 51 (48.57%) Multithreaded Programming
10 51 (48.57%) Multithreading
11 50 (47.62%) TDD
12 47 (44.76%) MVC
13 46 (43.81%) ASP.NET
14 44 (41.90%) XML
14 44 (41.90%) Oracle
15 40 (38.10%) JSON
15 40 (38.10%) Concurrent Programming
16 39 (37.14%) LINQ to SQL
17 35 (33.33%) WCF
18 34 (32.38%) ASP.NET Web API
19 33 (31.43%) MVVM
19 33 (31.43%) WPF
20 32 (30.48%) ASP.NET MVC
21 30 (28.57%) Algorithms
22 27 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
23 26 (24.76%) Data Management
23 26 (24.76%) Unit Testing
24 19 (18.10%) Microsoft
24 19 (18.10%) ReSharper

.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 4 (3.81%) CMS
1 4 (3.81%) IIS
1 4 (3.81%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.71%) DB2
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.95%) MS Access
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 66 (62.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (18.10%) ReSharper
3 15 (14.29%) Moq
3 15 (14.29%) MSBuild
3 15 (14.29%) NUnit
4 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (5.71%) Advertising
1 6 (5.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (100.00%) .NET
2 69 (65.71%) .NET Framework
3 62 (59.05%) LINQ
4 57 (54.29%) Web Services
5 54 (51.43%) Entity Framework
6 46 (43.81%) ASP.NET
7 44 (41.90%) XML
8 40 (38.10%) JSON
9 39 (37.14%) LINQ to SQL
10 35 (33.33%) WCF
11 34 (32.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 33 (31.43%) WPF
13 32 (30.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (14.29%) ADO.NET
14 15 (14.29%) Caliburn.Micro
14 15 (14.29%) HTML
14 15 (14.29%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 15 (14.29%) WinForms
15 13 (12.38%) CSS
16 11 (10.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 15 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 12 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (10.48%) Mobile App
4 11 (10.48%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.90%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.81%) Windows
1 4 (3.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (48.57%) Multithreaded Programming
1 51 (48.57%) Multithreading
2 50 (47.62%) TDD
3 47 (44.76%) MVC
4 40 (38.10%) Concurrent Programming
5 33 (31.43%) MVVM
6 27 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (24.76%) Data Management
7 26 (24.76%) Unit Testing
8 19 (18.10%) Prototyping
9 17 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (10.48%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (9.52%) Front End Development
12 8 (7.62%) Web Development
13 4 (3.81%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.81%) OWASP
13 4 (3.81%) Software Architecture
14 3 (2.86%) Migration
15 2 (1.90%) Refactoring
15 2 (1.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 104 (99.05%) C#
2 61 (58.10%) SQL
3 16 (15.24%) VB.NET
4 14 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 44 (41.90%) Oracle
2 19 (18.10%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.48%) Infragistics
4 5 (4.76%) Sitecore