Period
to 20 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior .NET Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 - 64
Rank change year-on-year - +64 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 14 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.99% - 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Kent median daily rate £450 - £338
10th Percentile £375 - £329
90th Percentile £488 - £346
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year - +18.75% +10.34%
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 460 467 518
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.08% 96.29% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 295 380
Kent median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £200 £165 £192
90th Percentile £625 £588 £526
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 24
Kent median hourly rate £39.50 £39.81 £22.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.77% +76.75% +50.13%
10th Percentile £15.19 £10.85 £9.88
90th Percentile £47.25 £56.25 £29.92
South East median hourly rate £20.94 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +19.63% - -6.67%

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 20 May 2019. 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 - 3 £475 - 1
West Malling - 3 £400 - 1
Tonbridge - 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Senior .NET Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) RESTful
3 10 (71.43%) TDD
4 9 (64.29%) Web Services
5 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
5 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (57.14%) .NET Core
5 8 (57.14%) Entity Framework
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (50.00%) Scrum
6 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
7 6 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (42.86%) TypeScript
8 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (35.71%) Sass
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
9 4 (28.57%) Finance
10 3 (21.43%) SOLID
10 3 (21.43%) RxJS
10 3 (21.43%) API Development
11 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
11 2 (14.29%) REST
11 2 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming
11 2 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
11 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
11 2 (14.29%) SQL Server

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) NUnit
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) RESTful
3 9 (64.29%) Web Services
4 8 (57.14%) .NET Core
4 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 8 (57.14%) Entity Framework
5 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 6 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (35.71%) Sass
7 3 (21.43%) RxJS
8 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
8 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
8 2 (14.29%) REST
9 1 (7.14%) CSS
9 1 (7.14%) HTML
9 1 (7.14%) jQuery
9 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) API Development
3 3 (21.43%) SOLID
4 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming
4 2 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) API Design
5 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (7.14%) Kanban
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) TypeScript
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft