The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for ASP.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ASP.NET over the 3 months to 27 April 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 ASP.NET
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 17 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 31 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.23% 9.70% 12.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.41% 25.14% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 41 17
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £318 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +67.27% -21.42%  

ASP.NET 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 122 183 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 40.26% 38.61% 35.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 144 38
Median daily rate £345 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £38.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for ASP.NET in Kent

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET in Kent

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET in Kent over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ASP.NET in Kent

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in Kent

ASP.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 ASP.NET within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Tunbridge Wells +5 8 £350 +3.70% 3
Maidstone -2 8 £375 -6.25%
West Malling -5 1 - -
Folkestone -6 1 - - 1
Dover - 1 £250 -
ASP.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET 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 ASP.NET.

1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (97.96%) C#
3 41 (83.67%) SQL Server
4 36 (73.47%) Oracle
5 35 (71.43%) MVC
6 33 (67.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (55.10%) .NET Framework
7 27 (55.10%) WCF
8 26 (53.06%) WPF
8 26 (53.06%) Unit Testing
8 26 (53.06%) MVVM
8 26 (53.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (51.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (38.78%) SQL
12 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
13 16 (32.65%) VB.NET
13 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (30.61%) LINQ
14 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 15 (30.61%) ReSharper
14 15 (30.61%) NUnit
14 15 (30.61%) WinForms
14 15 (30.61%) ADO.NET
14 15 (30.61%) Client/Server
14 15 (30.61%) Prototyping
14 15 (30.61%) MSBuild
14 15 (30.61%) Caliburn.Micro
14 15 (30.61%) Moq
15 14 (28.57%) Entity Framework

ASP.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 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (83.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (53.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (30.61%) Moq
2 15 (30.61%) MSBuild
2 15 (30.61%) NUnit
2 15 (30.61%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.12%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Automotive
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (97.96%) Developer
2 45 (91.84%) .NET Developer
3 26 (53.06%) WPF Developer
4 15 (30.61%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (30.61%) C# Developer
4 15 (30.61%) SQL Developer
4 15 (30.61%) WinForms Developer
5 13 (26.53%) Oracle Developer
6 10 (20.41%) WCF Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C# WCF Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C# WPF Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Development Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (67.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 27 (55.10%) .NET Framework
3 27 (55.10%) WCF
4 26 (53.06%) WPF
5 25 (51.02%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (30.61%) ADO.NET
6 15 (30.61%) Caliburn.Micro
6 15 (30.61%) LINQ
6 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 15 (30.61%) WinForms
7 14 (28.57%) Entity Framework
8 13 (26.53%) Web Services
9 11 (22.45%) RESTful
10 8 (16.33%) HTML
11 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
12 4 (8.16%) CSS
12 4 (8.16%) XML
13 2 (4.08%) COM
13 2 (4.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Client/Server
2 12 (24.49%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (22.45%) Mobile App
3 11 (22.45%) Virtual Team
4 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) MVC
2 26 (53.06%) MVVM
2 26 (53.06%) Unit Testing
3 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (30.61%) Prototyping
6 11 (22.45%) Dependency Injection
6 11 (22.45%) Multithreaded Programming
6 11 (22.45%) Multithreading
7 9 (18.37%) Front End Development
8 6 (12.24%) Web Development
9 3 (6.12%) TDD
10 2 (4.08%) BDD
10 2 (4.08%) Scrum
10 2 (4.08%) SDLC
11 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.04%) Change Control
11 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
11 1 (2.04%) OOP
11 1 (2.04%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (97.96%) C#
2 19 (38.78%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) VB.NET
4 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) LINC
5 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) Oracle
2 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.45%) Infragistics