Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 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.

.NET Core
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.55% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Kent median daily rate £300 - -
South East median daily rate £375 £363 -
% change year-on-year +3.45% - -
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 212 147 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 39.04% 30.56% 48.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 95 182
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £313 £255 £263
90th Percentile £525 £505 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
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% +22.95%

.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 18 December 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 £300 -
.NET Core
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Core 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 Core.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation

.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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Core
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin