Period
to 19 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior .NET Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Senior .NET Developer
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 58 49
Rank change year-on-year +26 -9 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 23 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.97% 1.11% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 1.16% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 5
Kent median daily rate £425 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.33% +11.94%
10th Percentile £413 £340 £355
90th Percentile £462 £340 £420
South East median daily rate £500 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +25.00% +3.16% +10.79%
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 376 518 470
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.66% 95.57% 96.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 387 325
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £162 £135 £176
90th Percentile £605 £593 £545
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 18
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £25.69 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.24% +60.56% -3.03%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.55 £9.71
90th Percentile £42.50 £119.78 £23.90
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.26% +6.92%

Senior .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior .NET Developer in Kent

Senior .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior .NET Developer in Kent

Senior .NET Developer
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 Senior .NET Developer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 December 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 - 4 - - 1
Tonbridge - 2 £448 -
West Malling -7 1 £413 - 2
Dover - 1 £450 -
Maidstone - 1 - - 1
Sittingbourne - 1 £450 -
Senior .NET Developer
South East

Senior .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, Senior .NET 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 Senior .NET Developer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (95.65%) .NET Framework
2 22 (95.65%) Entity Framework
3 20 (86.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (86.96%) SQL
4 19 (82.61%) CMS
4 19 (82.61%) Scrum
4 19 (82.61%) TDD
5 18 (78.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (65.22%) API Development
6 15 (65.22%) OAuth
6 15 (65.22%) Sitecore CMS
6 15 (65.22%) Sitecore
6 15 (65.22%) E-Commerce
7 8 (34.78%) TeamCity
8 7 (30.43%) RESTful
8 7 (30.43%) .NET Core
8 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
9 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (26.09%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
10 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
10 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
10 4 (17.39%) MVC
11 3 (13.04%) SOA
11 3 (13.04%) OO

Senior .NET 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 19 (82.61%) CMS
2 15 (65.22%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) TeamCity
2 3 (13.04%) Octopus Deploy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (95.65%) .NET Framework
2 22 (95.65%) Entity Framework
3 18 (78.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (65.22%) OAuth
5 7 (30.43%) .NET Core
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
5 7 (30.43%) RESTful
6 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
7 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Core
8 3 (13.04%) WCF
9 2 (8.70%) Web Services
10 1 (4.35%) REST
10 1 (4.35%) ServiceStack
10 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (82.61%) Scrum
2 19 (82.61%) TDD
3 15 (65.22%) API Development
3 15 (65.22%) E-Commerce
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (17.39%) MVC
5 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.04%) API Design
6 3 (13.04%) BDD
6 3 (13.04%) Economics
6 3 (13.04%) Kanban
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) SOA
6 3 (13.04%) SOLID
6 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (86.96%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Sitecore