The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was £235 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Application Developer
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 37 40
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.41% 0.60% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.61% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £235 £369 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.27% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £344
% change year-on-year +4.30% +11.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 230 327 258
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 95.04% 98.79% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 220 139
Median daily rate £365 £415 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.04% +22.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 11
Median hourly rate £22.52 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.48% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.60 £55.00 £24.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in Kent

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in Kent

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in Kent

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Applications 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 Applications Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) jMock
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Mockito
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

Applications 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) jMock
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Mockito
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle