Period
to 11 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 11 December 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
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 10 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 114 58 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 20.96% 11.96% 19.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.97% 12.34% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 37 85
Kent median daily rate £350 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% - +5.47%
10th Percentile £299 £294 £303
90th Percentile £391 £388 £371
South East median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +40.35%

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 519 470 531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 96.91% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 329 342
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £131 £172 £200
90th Percentile £600 £538 £475
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 37
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.56% -3.03% -26.67%
10th Percentile £11.55 £9.71 £9.30
90th Percentile £130.10 £23.90 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.89
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.23% +11.78%

.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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 -1 35 £350 - 3
West Malling 0 12 £343 -5.52% 3
Tunbridge Wells +10 7 £363 - 3
Folkestone -5 2 £333 -11.33% 2
Dover - 2 £350 -
.NET Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 114 (100.00%) .NET
2 112 (98.25%) C#
3 94 (82.46%) SQL Server
4 85 (74.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 82 (71.93%) MVC
6 63 (55.26%) TDD
7 59 (51.75%) HTML
8 58 (50.88%) Web Services
9 57 (50.00%) CSS
10 52 (45.61%) ASP.NET
11 43 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (37.72%) .NET Framework
12 42 (36.84%) Oracle
13 41 (35.96%) Microsoft
13 41 (35.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 38 (33.33%) AngularJS
15 35 (30.70%) MVVM
15 35 (30.70%) WCF
15 35 (30.70%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (30.70%) SQL
16 32 (28.07%) Prototyping
17 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
18 30 (26.32%) Scrum
19 29 (25.44%) Web Development
20 26 (22.81%) LINQ
20 26 (22.81%) KnockoutJS
21 25 (21.93%) E-Commerce
22 23 (20.18%) Backbone.js
22 23 (20.18%) Software Architecture
22 23 (20.18%) OWASP

.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 21 (18.42%) CMS
2 17 (14.91%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (12.28%) IIS
4 3 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (82.46%) SQL Server
2 23 (20.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.88%) MySQL
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (18.42%) ReSharper
2 20 (17.54%) Git (software)
3 15 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (12.28%) NUnit
5 9 (7.89%) MSBuild
5 9 (7.89%) Visual Studio
6 7 (6.14%) Moq
7 3 (2.63%) Fiddler
7 3 (2.63%) Firebug
7 3 (2.63%) JIRA
7 3 (2.63%) Subversion
8 2 (1.75%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.75%) Calabash
8 2 (1.75%) Selenium
8 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (4.39%) Legal
2 3 (2.63%) Advertising
2 3 (2.63%) Finance
3 2 (1.75%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (100.00%) .NET
2 85 (74.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 59 (51.75%) HTML
4 58 (50.88%) Web Services
5 57 (50.00%) CSS
6 52 (45.61%) ASP.NET
7 43 (37.72%) .NET Framework
8 41 (35.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (33.33%) AngularJS
10 35 (30.70%) WCF
11 26 (22.81%) KnockoutJS
11 26 (22.81%) LINQ
12 23 (20.18%) Backbone.js
13 18 (15.79%) Entity Framework
14 15 (13.16%) ADO.NET
15 12 (10.53%) HTML5
16 11 (9.65%) CSS3
16 11 (9.65%) jQuery
17 9 (7.89%) RESTful
17 9 (7.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.30%) N-Tier
2 9 (7.89%) Client/Server
3 8 (7.02%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.54%) Windows
2 19 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (71.93%) MVC
2 63 (55.26%) TDD
3 43 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (30.70%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (30.70%) MVVM
5 32 (28.07%) Prototyping
6 30 (26.32%) Scrum
7 29 (25.44%) Web Development
8 25 (21.93%) E-Commerce
9 23 (20.18%) OWASP
9 23 (20.18%) Software Architecture
10 22 (19.30%) Refactoring
11 13 (11.40%) Change Control
11 13 (11.40%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.26%) Data Modelling
12 6 (5.26%) OOP
12 6 (5.26%) Structured Programming
13 5 (4.39%) Concurrent Programming
13 5 (4.39%) Multithreaded Programming
13 5 (4.39%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 112 (98.25%) C#
2 35 (30.70%) SQL
3 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
4 20 (17.54%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.75%) VB
6 1 (0.88%) C
6 1 (0.88%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) HL7
1 1 (0.88%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Docker
Vendors
1 42 (36.84%) Oracle
2 41 (35.96%) Microsoft
3 19 (16.67%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.63%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.75%) Capita
6 1 (0.88%) Google