The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in Maidstone during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 6 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 8 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 25.00% 6.25% 47.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.00% 6.25% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £340 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Maidstone. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Maidstone
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32 16 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 10
Median daily rate £340 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £203 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £66.99 £20.83 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.61% +60.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidstone that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

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 24 June 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
4 9 (64.29%) LINQ
5 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
5 8 (57.14%) MVVM
5 8 (57.14%) WCF
5 8 (57.14%) WPF
5 8 (57.14%) Oracle
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
6 7 (50.00%) Web Services
6 7 (50.00%) MVC
6 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
6 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
7 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (42.86%) Entity Framework
7 6 (42.86%) XML
8 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
8 5 (35.71%) ADO.NET
8 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
8 5 (35.71%) ReSharper
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 5 (35.71%) NUnit
8 5 (35.71%) WinForms
8 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (35.71%) MSBuild

.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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (35.71%) Moq
2 5 (35.71%) MSBuild
2 5 (35.71%) NUnit
2 5 (35.71%) ReSharper
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
3 9 (64.29%) LINQ
4 8 (57.14%) WCF
4 8 (57.14%) WPF
5 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (50.00%) Web Services
6 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (42.86%) Entity Framework
6 6 (42.86%) XML
7 5 (35.71%) ADO.NET
7 5 (35.71%) Caliburn.Micro
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 5 (35.71%) WinForms
8 4 (28.57%) JSON
8 4 (28.57%) LINQ to SQL
9 3 (21.43%) RESTful
10 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 2 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
2 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
2 3 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (21.43%) Virtual Team
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) MVVM
1 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 7 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) Prototyping
4 4 (28.57%) Concurrent Programming
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Data Management
5 3 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Infragistics
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft