Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Maidstone during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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.

.NET Developer
Kent > Maidstone
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +9
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 31 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 40.26% 37.78% 41.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.26% 39.53% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 11
Maidstone median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% -4.41%
10th Percentile £326 £316 £278
90th Percentile £358 £420 £350
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Maidstone median hourly rate - - -
Kent median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone. 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
Maidstone
Contract vacancies in Maidstone with a recognized job title 77 43 46
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 95.56% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 22 28
Maidstone median daily rate £338 £326 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -5.09% +14.58%
10th Percentile £115 £127 £278
90th Percentile £389 £420 £402
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Maidstone median hourly rate £114.09 £21.29 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +435.86% +25.24% -2.63%
10th Percentile £114.04 £20.92 £10.60
90th Percentile £114.13 £21.66 £19.40
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £16.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year +55.70% -1.49% -30.21%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Maidstone

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Maidstone

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Maidstone.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Maidstone

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Maidstone region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (96.77%) C#
3 27 (87.10%) MVC
4 26 (83.87%) SQL Server
5 24 (77.42%) HTML
5 24 (77.42%) CSS
6 23 (74.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (61.29%) .NET Framework
8 17 (54.84%) Web Services
9 16 (51.61%) TDD
9 16 (51.61%) MVVM
9 16 (51.61%) Prototyping
10 15 (48.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (48.39%) AngularJS
10 15 (48.39%) Backbone.js
10 15 (48.39%) KnockoutJS
10 15 (48.39%) Software Architecture
10 15 (48.39%) OWASP
10 15 (48.39%) E-Commerce
11 13 (41.94%) CMS
12 11 (35.48%) Windows
12 11 (35.48%) VB.NET
12 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
12 11 (35.48%) LINQ
13 10 (32.26%) ReSharper
13 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
13 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
14 9 (29.03%) IIS
14 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
14 9 (29.03%) Sitecore CMS

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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 13 (41.94%) CMS
2 9 (29.03%) IIS
2 9 (29.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (83.87%) SQL Server
2 15 (48.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) ReSharper
2 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
3 6 (19.35%) NUnit
4 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.23%) Moq
6 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (6.45%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (77.42%) CSS
2 24 (77.42%) HTML
3 23 (74.19%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (61.29%) .NET Framework
5 17 (54.84%) Web Services
6 15 (48.39%) AngularJS
6 15 (48.39%) Backbone.js
6 15 (48.39%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (35.48%) LINQ
8 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
9 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (16.13%) CSS3
10 5 (16.13%) HTML5
11 4 (12.90%) RESTful
12 2 (6.45%) ADO.NET
12 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
12 2 (6.45%) WinForms
13 1 (3.23%) LINQ to SQL
13 1 (3.23%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) MVC
2 16 (51.61%) MVVM
2 16 (51.61%) Prototyping
2 16 (51.61%) TDD
3 15 (48.39%) E-Commerce
3 15 (48.39%) OWASP
3 15 (48.39%) Software Architecture
4 4 (12.90%) Web Development
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) SDLC
6 1 (3.23%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (3.23%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
2 11 (35.48%) VB.NET
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) VB
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
1 9 (29.03%) Sitecore
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle