Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 20 26
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 +32
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 64 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 12.05% 7.99% 7.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.49% 28.26% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 25 31
Kent median daily rate £350 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% - +26.17%
10th Percentile £331 £283 £318
90th Percentile £351 £388 £400
South East median daily rate £350 £355 £350
% change year-on-year -1.41% +1.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +1.25% +3.90%

.NET Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 197 138 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 37.10% 28.28% 49.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 86 182
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £300 £259 £263
90th Percentile £475 £544 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Kent median hourly rate - - £38.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 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 -2 25 £350 - 1
West Malling 0 6 £340 -
Dover 0 2 £350 +37.25%
Tunbridge Wells +6 1 £340 - 2
.NET Framework
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 64 (100.00%) .NET
2 61 (95.31%) SQL Server
3 52 (81.25%) Web Services
4 47 (73.44%) C#
5 43 (67.19%) ASP.NET Web API
6 42 (65.63%) TDD
7 40 (62.50%) MVC
8 37 (57.81%) HTML
8 37 (57.81%) CSS
8 37 (57.81%) Entity Framework
9 35 (54.69%) AngularJS
10 31 (48.44%) SQL
11 26 (40.63%) KnockoutJS
12 24 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (35.94%) OWASP
13 23 (35.94%) Software Architecture
13 23 (35.94%) MVVM
13 23 (35.94%) Backbone.js
13 23 (35.94%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (35.94%) Prototyping
13 23 (35.94%) E-Commerce
14 21 (32.81%) LINQ
15 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
16 16 (25.00%) Sitecore
16 16 (25.00%) T-SQL
16 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
17 15 (23.44%) Windows
17 15 (23.44%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (23.44%) Migration

.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 14 (21.88%) CMS
1 14 (21.88%) IIS
1 14 (21.88%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (4.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) G Suite
2 1 (1.56%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (95.31%) SQL Server
2 23 (35.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (23.44%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (23.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
3 14 (21.88%) ReSharper
4 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.25%) NUnit
6 3 (4.69%) Fiddler
6 3 (4.69%) Firebug
6 3 (4.69%) JIRA
6 3 (4.69%) Subversion
7 2 (3.13%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.13%) JMeter
7 2 (3.13%) MSTest
7 2 (3.13%) Selenium
7 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.56%) Grunt
8 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.56%) Moq
General
1 3 (4.69%) Advertising
2 2 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 62 (96.88%) Developer
2 43 (67.19%) .NET Developer
3 33 (51.56%) C# Developer
4 30 (46.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (25.00%) SQL Developer
6 15 (23.44%) Database Developer
6 15 (23.44%) SQL Database Developer
6 15 (23.44%) SSIS Developer
6 15 (23.44%) T-SQL Developer
7 10 (15.63%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (14.06%) .NET Web Developer
8 9 (14.06%) Web Developer
9 7 (10.94%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.13%) Automation Tester
11 2 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.13%) Tester
12 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (81.25%) Web Services
3 43 (67.19%) ASP.NET Web API
4 37 (57.81%) CSS
4 37 (57.81%) Entity Framework
4 37 (57.81%) HTML
5 35 (54.69%) AngularJS
6 26 (40.63%) KnockoutJS
7 23 (35.94%) Backbone.js
8 21 (32.81%) LINQ
9 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET
10 11 (17.19%) RESTful
11 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (12.50%) JSON
13 7 (10.94%) ADO.NET
14 6 (9.38%) HTML5
14 6 (9.38%) LINQ to SQL
14 6 (9.38%) XML
15 5 (7.81%) CSS3
15 5 (7.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Algorithms
2 8 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Windows
2 14 (21.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (65.63%) TDD
2 40 (62.50%) MVC
3 23 (35.94%) E-Commerce
3 23 (35.94%) MVVM
3 23 (35.94%) OWASP
3 23 (35.94%) Prototyping
3 23 (35.94%) Software Architecture
4 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (23.44%) Data Management
4 15 (23.44%) High Availability
4 15 (23.44%) Migration
4 15 (23.44%) Statistics
5 10 (15.63%) Scrum
6 9 (14.06%) Web Development
7 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.94%) Refactoring
9 6 (9.38%) Concurrent Programming
9 6 (9.38%) Multithreaded Programming
9 6 (9.38%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 47 (73.44%) C#
2 31 (48.44%) SQL
3 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 11 (17.19%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.13%) VB
6 1 (1.56%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) PSD2
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.63%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Google
4 1 (1.56%) Xamarin