Period
to 18 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 8 21
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 -16
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 42 85 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 9.01% 15.60% 8.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.35% 16.35% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 54 54
Kent median daily rate £400 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% +2.22% +3.85%
10th Percentile £343 £313 £313
90th Percentile £438 £400 £413
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £38.75 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -13.89% - +38.46%

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 449 520 776
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 95.41% 97.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 375 564
Kent median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £200 £173 £180
90th Percentile £616 £538 £559
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 23
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £26.54 £20.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.74% +27.39% +30.19%
10th Percentile £11.19 £12.68 £10.60
90th Percentile £148.13 £77.64 £129.80
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% +14.29%

.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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -1 10 £409 +16.79% 7
Maidstone -4 6 £400 +15.94% 4
Tunbridge Wells -3 3 £325 -7.14% 6
Dartford - 2 £400 - 6
.NET Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (97.62%) C#
3 29 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (61.90%) ASP.NET
4 26 (61.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (59.52%) SQL
6 24 (57.14%) .NET Framework
7 22 (52.38%) TDD
8 21 (50.00%) Scrum
9 20 (47.62%) CMS
10 19 (45.24%) Entity Framework
11 18 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (42.86%) MVC
12 17 (40.48%) E-Commerce
13 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
13 16 (38.10%) Sitecore CMS
13 16 (38.10%) Sitecore
14 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
15 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
16 12 (28.57%) API Development
16 12 (28.57%) OAuth
16 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (26.19%) Finance
18 10 (23.81%) HTML
18 10 (23.81%) Windows
19 9 (21.43%) SOA
20 8 (19.05%) WCF
20 8 (19.05%) RESTful
20 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
21 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

.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 20 (47.62%) CMS
2 16 (38.10%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (11.90%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.52%) ReSharper
3 4 (9.52%) Subversion
3 4 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (7.14%) NUnit
4 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) Moq
5 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (61.90%) ASP.NET
2 26 (61.90%) ASP.NET Web API
3 24 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 19 (45.24%) Entity Framework
5 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
6 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (28.57%) OAuth
7 10 (23.81%) HTML
8 8 (19.05%) RESTful
8 8 (19.05%) WCF
9 6 (14.29%) REST
10 5 (11.90%) CSS
10 5 (11.90%) jQuery
10 5 (11.90%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (11.90%) LINQ
11 4 (9.52%) Backbone.js
12 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Core
13 2 (4.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) TDD
3 21 (50.00%) Scrum
4 18 (42.86%) MVC
5 17 (40.48%) E-Commerce
6 12 (28.57%) API Development
7 9 (21.43%) SOA
8 5 (11.90%) Software Architecture
8 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Change Management
9 4 (9.52%) MVVM
9 4 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (9.52%) Prototyping
9 4 (9.52%) SOLID
9 4 (9.52%) System Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (7.14%) Front End Development
10 3 (7.14%) OO
10 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) C#
2 25 (59.52%) SQL
3 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.52%) R
6 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.38%) VB
6 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Sitecore
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Anite
3 1 (2.38%) Capita
3 1 (2.38%) Facebook
3 1 (2.38%) Infragistics
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle