The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidstone with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 .NET (dotNet)
Kent / Maidstone
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 6 1
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Contract jobs citing .NET 12 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 37.50% 5.56% 61.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 85.71% 20.00% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Median daily rate £343 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.38 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.43% -  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Maidstone with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Maidstone
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14 5 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 43.75% 27.78% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 8
Median daily rate £340 £315 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.93% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidstone citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Maidstone

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Maidstone

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Maidstone region with a requirement for .NET.

1 17 (85.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (70.00%) .NET Framework
2 14 (70.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (60.00%) Web Services
4 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 9 (45.00%) LINQ
7 8 (40.00%) Algorithms
7 8 (40.00%) Data Management
7 8 (40.00%) MVC
7 8 (40.00%) Oracle
7 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (40.00%) WCF
7 8 (40.00%) WPF
7 8 (40.00%) MVVM
7 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (35.00%) Multithreading
8 7 (35.00%) Multithreaded Programming
9 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
9 6 (30.00%) XML
10 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (25.00%) Client/Server
10 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (25.00%) Migration
10 5 (25.00%) WinForms
10 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET
10 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library

.NET
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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (85.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (25.00%) Moq
2 5 (25.00%) MSBuild
2 5 (25.00%) NUnit
2 5 (25.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 14 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (45.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (45.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (40.00%) WPF Developer
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Developer
6 5 (25.00%) WinForms Developer
7 4 (20.00%) Database Developer
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
7 4 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
7 4 (20.00%) T-SQL Developer
8 3 (15.00%) C# WCF Developer
8 3 (15.00%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (15.00%) WCF Developer
9 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (10.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
10 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (60.00%) Web Services
3 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (50.00%) Entity Framework
5 9 (45.00%) LINQ
6 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (40.00%) WCF
6 8 (40.00%) WPF
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (30.00%) XML
8 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET
8 5 (25.00%) Caliburn.Micro
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 5 (25.00%) WinForms
9 4 (20.00%) JSON
9 4 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
10 3 (15.00%) HTML
10 3 (15.00%) RESTful
11 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Data Management
1 8 (40.00%) MVC
1 8 (40.00%) MVVM
1 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 7 (35.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 4 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 4 (20.00%) High Availability
4 4 (20.00%) Statistics
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) VB
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Infragistics