Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for .NET Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Core over the 6 months to 15 October 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.

.NET Core
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 56 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - -
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.27% 0.80% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.49% 2.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Kent median daily rate £463 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% - -
South East median daily rate £443 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +10.63% +23.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

.NET Core 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 154 165 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 35.00% 32.93% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 133 78
Kent median daily rate £406 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £281 £301 £255
90th Percentile £488 £435 £629
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +12.33%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in Kent

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Core in Kent

.NET Core
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 Core within the Kent region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - -
West Malling - 2 £475 - 2
Dartford - 1 £400 -
Dover - 1 £450 -
Maidstone - 1 £475 - 2
Sittingbourne - 1 £450 -
.NET Core
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Core 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 Core.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (80.00%) TDD
3 8 (80.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (60.00%) Entity Framework
5 6 (60.00%) BDD
5 6 (60.00%) RESTful
5 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (60.00%) MVC
5 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (50.00%) Scrum
6 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
6 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (40.00%) Web Development
7 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (40.00%) REST
7 4 (40.00%) CMS
7 4 (40.00%) HTML
7 4 (40.00%) CSS
7 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (30.00%) Angular 2
8 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Core
8 3 (30.00%) SOLID
8 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
8 3 (30.00%) Self-Motivation

.NET Core
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 4 (40.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (80.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (60.00%) Entity Framework
5 6 (60.00%) RESTful
6 4 (40.00%) CSS
6 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 4 (40.00%) REST
7 3 (30.00%) Angular 2
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Core
7 3 (30.00%) HTML5
7 3 (30.00%) JSON
8 2 (20.00%) LESS
8 2 (20.00%) Web Services
9 1 (10.00%) ServiceStack
9 1 (10.00%) SOAP
9 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) BDD
3 6 (60.00%) MVC
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (40.00%) Web Development
6 3 (30.00%) Economics
6 3 (30.00%) OO
6 3 (30.00%) SOA
6 3 (30.00%) SOLID
6 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (20.00%) API Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (10.00%) API Design
8 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
8 1 (10.00%) Kanban
8 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Facebook
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore