Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14 -17
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 82 92 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 18.68% 18.04% 7.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.25% 18.89% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 80 21
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £308 £304 £300
90th Percentile £488 £369 £420
South East median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% +15.65%

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 426 487 499
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 95.49% 98.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 373 340
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £170 £153 £180
90th Percentile £600 £586 £569
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 16 18
Kent median hourly rate £38.00 £25.69 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.92% +42.72% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.88 £10.63
90th Percentile £56.25 £132.44 £69.95
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.79% -5.26% +5.56%

.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 21 October 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 21 October 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
West Malling 0 17 £415 +22.06% 1
Maidstone -2 11 £400 +15.11% 5
Tunbridge Wells -3 9 £325 -7.14% 5
Dartford - 2 £320 - 7
Dover - 2 £450 -
Ramsgate - 1 - -
Sittingbourne - 1 £450 -
Canterbury - 1 £475 - 2
.NET Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 82 (100.00%) .NET
2 76 (92.68%) C#
3 63 (76.83%) .NET Framework
4 56 (68.29%) TDD
4 56 (68.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 51 (62.20%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (60.98%) Entity Framework
7 49 (59.76%) SQL
8 39 (47.56%) ASP.NET
9 37 (45.12%) Scrum
10 36 (43.90%) CMS
11 35 (42.68%) Microsoft Azure
12 29 (35.37%) E-Commerce
13 28 (34.15%) AngularJS
14 26 (31.71%) Sitecore
15 25 (30.49%) Sitecore CMS
15 25 (30.49%) MVC
16 24 (29.27%) SQL Server
17 23 (28.05%) API Development
18 22 (26.83%) TeamCity
19 21 (25.61%) JavaScript
20 19 (23.17%) RESTful
20 19 (23.17%) OAuth
21 17 (20.73%) Finance
22 16 (19.51%) SOA
22 16 (19.51%) HTML
23 15 (18.29%) Degree
24 14 (17.07%) Windows
24 14 (17.07%) BDD
25 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET MVC

.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 36 (43.90%) CMS
2 25 (30.49%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (10.98%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 35 (42.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.66%) MySQL
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (26.83%) TeamCity
2 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (10.98%) ReSharper
4 6 (7.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (4.88%) Selenium
5 4 (4.88%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.66%) Subversion
6 3 (3.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Advertising
2 1 (1.22%) Banking
2 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (76.83%) .NET Framework
3 56 (68.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 50 (60.98%) Entity Framework
5 39 (47.56%) ASP.NET
6 28 (34.15%) AngularJS
7 19 (23.17%) OAuth
7 19 (23.17%) RESTful
8 16 (19.51%) HTML
9 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (15.85%) Web Services
10 11 (13.41%) LINQ
11 10 (12.20%) .NET Core
11 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET Core
11 10 (12.20%) REST
12 8 (9.76%) WCF
13 7 (8.54%) jQuery
13 7 (8.54%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (7.32%) CSS
15 5 (6.10%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Windows
2 9 (10.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (68.29%) TDD
2 51 (62.20%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (45.12%) Scrum
4 29 (35.37%) E-Commerce
5 25 (30.49%) MVC
6 23 (28.05%) API Development
7 16 (19.51%) SOA
8 14 (17.07%) BDD
9 13 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (15.85%) SOLID
10 12 (14.63%) Deployment Automation
10 12 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (14.63%) Test Automation
11 11 (13.41%) OO
12 10 (12.20%) Economics
13 9 (10.98%) Unit Testing
14 8 (9.76%) Software Architecture
14 8 (9.76%) Web Development
15 6 (7.32%) Prototyping
16 5 (6.10%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 76 (92.68%) C#
2 49 (59.76%) SQL
3 21 (25.61%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.32%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.10%) R
6 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) HL7
Vendors
1 26 (31.71%) Sitecore
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (1.22%) Anite
4 1 (1.22%) Facebook