Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 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 (dotNet)
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 2 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 66 136 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 15.42% 25.23% 15.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 58.93% 74.73% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 103 70
Kent median daily rate £400 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £305 £313 £255
90th Percentile £449 £435 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% -5.88%

.NET 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 112 182 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 26.17% 33.77% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 130 158
Kent median daily rate £400 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £278 £274 £252
90th Percentile £463 £438 £690
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Kent median hourly rate £41.61 - £40.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Kent

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Kent

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Kent over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Kent

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Kent

.NET
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 within the Kent region over the 6 months to 17 August 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 12 £400 +15.11% 4
Maidstone -5 8 £400 +14.29% 5
Tunbridge Wells -3 6 £346 -1.07% 8
Canterbury +1 1 £125 -70.59% 1
Dartford -2 1 £400 -5.88% 4
.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for .NET.

1 52 (78.79%) C#
2 44 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 35 (53.03%) ASP.NET Web API
5 33 (50.00%) SQL
6 31 (46.97%) Scrum
7 27 (40.91%) ASP.NET
7 27 (40.91%) Sitecore
8 25 (37.88%) TDD
9 23 (34.85%) CMS
9 23 (34.85%) Entity Framework
10 22 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (28.79%) MVC
11 19 (28.79%) E-Commerce
11 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
11 19 (28.79%) AngularJS
12 18 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
13 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
13 17 (25.76%) HTML
14 14 (21.21%) Finance
14 14 (21.21%) OAuth
14 14 (21.21%) API Development
15 12 (18.18%) CSS
16 11 (16.67%) WCF
17 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (15.15%) Windows
17 10 (15.15%) RESTful
18 9 (13.64%) REST
18 9 (13.64%) SOA
18 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server

.NET
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 23 (34.85%) CMS
2 18 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.52%) GitHub
3 1 (1.52%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.61%) TeamCity
3 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (6.06%) ReSharper
4 4 (6.06%) Subversion
5 3 (4.55%) NUnit
5 3 (4.55%) Selenium
6 2 (3.03%) MSTest
6 2 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.03%) webpack
7 1 (1.52%) Appium
7 1 (1.52%) Babel
7 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.52%) Grunt
7 1 (1.52%) gulp
7 1 (1.52%) PostCSS
7 1 (1.52%) TestRail
7 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (95.45%) Developer
2 43 (65.15%) .NET Developer
3 20 (30.30%) C# Developer
4 18 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 11 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (13.64%) SQL Developer
7 8 (12.12%) Sitecore Developer
8 6 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
8 6 (9.09%) WCF Developer
9 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (7.58%) SSIS Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
11 3 (4.55%) Azure Developer
11 3 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (4.55%) T-SQL Developer
12 2 (3.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (54.55%) .NET Framework
2 35 (53.03%) ASP.NET Web API
3 27 (40.91%) ASP.NET
4 23 (34.85%) Entity Framework
5 19 (28.79%) AngularJS
6 17 (25.76%) HTML
7 14 (21.21%) OAuth
8 12 (18.18%) CSS
9 11 (16.67%) WCF
10 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (15.15%) RESTful
11 9 (13.64%) REST
12 7 (10.61%) CSS3
12 7 (10.61%) HTML5
13 6 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (7.58%) Backbone.js
14 5 (7.58%) jQuery
14 5 (7.58%) LINQ
15 4 (6.06%) Web Services
15 4 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
3 1 (1.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (46.97%) Scrum
3 25 (37.88%) TDD
4 19 (28.79%) E-Commerce
4 19 (28.79%) MVC
5 14 (21.21%) API Development
6 9 (13.64%) SOA
7 6 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.06%) Change Management
8 4 (6.06%) Deployment Automation
8 4 (6.06%) Front End Development
8 4 (6.06%) MVVM
8 4 (6.06%) OO
8 4 (6.06%) Prototyping
8 4 (6.06%) Software Architecture
8 4 (6.06%) SOLID
8 4 (6.06%) System Testing
8 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (4.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (78.79%) C#
2 33 (50.00%) SQL
3 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.61%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.06%) R
6 2 (3.03%) PHP
6 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.03%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) ES6
7 1 (1.52%) Java
7 1 (1.52%) VB
7 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) GDPR
1 1 (1.52%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (40.91%) Sitecore
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) Anite
4 1 (1.52%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.52%) Capita
4 1 (1.52%) Facebook
4 1 (1.52%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.52%) UiPath