The median contractor rate for a Developer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Maidstone during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Kent / Maidstone
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 10 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 41.67% 56.52% 23.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 43.48% 56.52% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 1
Median daily rate £338 £350 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +180.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

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 23 23 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 95.83% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 11
Median daily rate £375 £350 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +180.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Maidstone

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Maidstone

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Maidstone

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Developer in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) MVC
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) XML
5 6 (42.86%) LINQ
5 6 (42.86%) Entity Framework
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (35.71%) Web Services
6 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 4 (28.57%) WinForms
7 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
7 4 (28.57%) MSBuild
7 4 (28.57%) Caliburn.Micro
7 4 (28.57%) MVVM
7 4 (28.57%) Moq
7 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 4 (28.57%) ReSharper
7 4 (28.57%) WCF
7 4 (28.57%) WPF
7 4 (28.57%) NUnit

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (7.14%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (28.57%) Moq
2 4 (28.57%) MSBuild
2 4 (28.57%) NUnit
2 4 (28.57%) ReSharper
3 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (42.86%) Entity Framework
4 6 (42.86%) LINQ
4 6 (42.86%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (35.71%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET
6 4 (28.57%) Caliburn.Micro
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 4 (28.57%) WCF
6 4 (28.57%) WinForms
6 4 (28.57%) WPF
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
8 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 2 (14.29%) JSON
8 2 (14.29%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) MVVM
2 4 (28.57%) Prototyping
2 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming
4 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (7.14%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle