The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft .NET Framework
South East / Kent
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 32 29
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 34 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 13.33% 3.00% 5.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.00% 9.17% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 12
Median daily rate £340 £253 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.65% -25.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.72% -14.11%  

.NET Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 85 109 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 33.33% 32.73% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 68 65
Median daily rate £345 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.42% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £750 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Kent

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Framework in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Kent

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in Kent over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in Kent

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in Kent

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Maidstone - 11 £343 - 1
West Malling +1 5 £340 -
Tunbridge Wells +5 3 - - 2
Dartford - 1 - -
.NET Framework
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 70 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (92.86%) Web Services
3 60 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 52 (74.29%) C#
4 52 (74.29%) SQL
5 51 (72.86%) Entity Framework
6 44 (62.86%) Multithreaded Programming
6 44 (62.86%) Multithreading
7 41 (58.57%) Algorithms
8 38 (54.29%) LINQ
8 38 (54.29%) TDD
9 37 (52.86%) Data Management
10 35 (50.00%) XML
10 35 (50.00%) SQL Server
11 33 (47.14%) JSON
11 33 (47.14%) Concurrent Programming
11 33 (47.14%) LINQ to SQL
12 17 (24.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (22.86%) MVVM
13 16 (22.86%) Migration
13 16 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
14 15 (21.43%) High Availability
14 15 (21.43%) Statistics
15 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
16 11 (15.71%) Oracle
16 11 (15.71%) Infragistics
16 11 (15.71%) WCF
16 11 (15.71%) WPF

.NET Framework
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 6 (8.57%) IIS
2 5 (7.14%) CMS
2 5 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) 802.11
1 1 (1.43%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (1.43%) DHCP
1 1 (1.43%) DNS
1 1 (1.43%) DPNSS
1 1 (1.43%) Firewall
1 1 (1.43%) IP Telephony
1 1 (1.43%) IPsec
1 1 (1.43%) LAN
1 1 (1.43%) MPLS
1 1 (1.43%) Network Security
1 1 (1.43%) QSIG
1 1 (1.43%) SNMP
1 1 (1.43%) Telepresence
1 1 (1.43%) Wireless
1 1 (1.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (24.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) DB2
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 60 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.14%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 69 (98.57%) Developer
2 51 (72.86%) .NET Developer
3 30 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 30 (42.86%) C# Developer
4 22 (31.43%) SQL Developer
5 11 (15.71%) WPF Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Database Developer
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Database Developer
6 4 (5.71%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (5.71%) T-SQL Developer
6 4 (5.71%) XML Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Sitecore Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.43%) Consultant
9 1 (1.43%) Network Consultant
9 1 (1.43%) Security Consultant
9 1 (1.43%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (92.86%) Web Services
3 51 (72.86%) Entity Framework
4 38 (54.29%) LINQ
5 35 (50.00%) XML
6 33 (47.14%) JSON
6 33 (47.14%) LINQ to SQL
7 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
8 11 (15.71%) RESTful
8 11 (15.71%) WCF
8 11 (15.71%) WPF
9 9 (12.86%) HTML
10 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
10 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (8.57%) CSS
12 5 (7.14%) Backbone.js
12 5 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1 (1.43%) 802.1X
14 1 (1.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 41 (58.57%) Algorithms
2 11 (15.71%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (15.71%) Mobile App
2 11 (15.71%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
1 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (62.86%) Multithreaded Programming
1 44 (62.86%) Multithreading
2 38 (54.29%) TDD
3 37 (52.86%) Data Management
4 33 (47.14%) Concurrent Programming
5 16 (22.86%) Migration
5 16 (22.86%) MVVM
6 15 (21.43%) High Availability
6 15 (21.43%) Statistics
7 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (15.71%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (15.71%) Unit Testing
9 9 (12.86%) MVC
10 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.14%) OWASP
10 5 (7.14%) Prototyping
10 5 (7.14%) Software Architecture
11 1 (1.43%) Data Migration
11 1 (1.43%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 52 (74.29%) C#
1 52 (74.29%) SQL
2 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.43%) C
4 1 (1.43%) VB
4 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) CCNP
1 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.43%) CISSP
1 1 (1.43%) CNA
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.43%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) PMO
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) Infragistics
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle
3 8 (11.43%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco
4 1 (1.43%) HP
4 1 (1.43%) Mitel
4 1 (1.43%) Riverbed
4 1 (1.43%) Siemens
4 1 (1.43%) VMware