Period
to 23 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

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.

Microsoft Developer
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 60 53
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.23% 0.38% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.41% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Kent median daily rate - £293 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.00% -33.33%
South East median daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 415 492 575
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.96% 93.54% 98.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 364 404
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £170 £165 £180
90th Percentile £575 £563 £567
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 18
Kent median hourly rate £38.00 £25.69 £20.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.92% +27.40% +26.03%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.80 £10.70
90th Percentile £187.50 £103.70 £69.95
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +5.56% -8.21% +12.06%

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in Kent

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Developer in Kent

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Infragistics
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Infragistics
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft