Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Maidstone during the 6 months to 19 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.

Developer
Kent > Maidstone
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 42 22 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 55.26% 48.89% 84.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 55.26% 51.16% 84.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 11 24
Maidstone median daily rate £350 £338 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.89% +26.19%
10th Percentile £305 £306 £278
90th Percentile £358 £420 £384
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 - - £38.50

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 76 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 £17.00
% change year-on-year +55.70% -2.94% -29.17%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Maidstone.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Maidstone

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 36 (85.71%) .NET
2 33 (78.57%) C#
3 30 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 29 (69.05%) MVC
5 28 (66.67%) HTML
6 27 (64.29%) CSS
7 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (54.76%) .NET Framework
9 20 (47.62%) AngularJS
10 19 (45.24%) Web Services
11 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
12 17 (40.48%) Prototyping
13 16 (38.10%) E-Commerce
13 16 (38.10%) TDD
13 16 (38.10%) Backbone.js
13 16 (38.10%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (35.71%) MVVM
15 14 (33.33%) Software Architecture
15 14 (33.33%) OWASP
15 14 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (28.57%) CMS
16 12 (28.57%) SQL
17 11 (26.19%) VB.NET
17 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
17 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
17 11 (26.19%) LINQ
17 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
18 10 (23.81%) Windows
19 9 (21.43%) ReSharper
19 9 (21.43%) HTML5

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 12 (28.57%) CMS
2 8 (19.05%) IIS
2 8 (19.05%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (4.76%) Fireworks
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
2 9 (21.43%) ReSharper
3 7 (16.67%) NUnit
4 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
6 3 (7.14%) Bitbucket
7 2 (4.76%) Moq
8 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.38%) MSBuild
8 1 (2.38%) Protractor
General
1 2 (4.76%) Automotive
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (85.71%) .NET
2 28 (66.67%) HTML
3 27 (64.29%) CSS
4 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 23 (54.76%) .NET Framework
6 20 (47.62%) AngularJS
7 19 (45.24%) Web Services
8 16 (38.10%) Backbone.js
8 16 (38.10%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
9 11 (26.19%) LINQ
10 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (21.43%) HTML5
11 8 (19.05%) CSS3
12 7 (16.67%) Entity Framework
13 6 (14.29%) RESTful
14 4 (9.52%) jQuery
15 3 (7.14%) JSON
15 3 (7.14%) WinForms
16 2 (4.76%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) User Experience
2 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) Social Media
4 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) MVC
2 17 (40.48%) Prototyping
3 16 (38.10%) E-Commerce
3 16 (38.10%) TDD
4 15 (35.71%) MVVM
5 14 (33.33%) OWASP
5 14 (33.33%) Software Architecture
6 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.52%) Web Development
8 3 (7.14%) Data Management
8 3 (7.14%) High Availability
8 3 (7.14%) Migration
8 3 (7.14%) Statistics
9 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.76%) Microservices
9 2 (4.76%) OO PHP
9 2 (4.76%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.76%) SDLC
9 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) C#
2 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 12 (28.57%) SQL
4 11 (26.19%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.76%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) VB
7 1 (2.38%) Java
7 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Sitecore
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Adobe
4 2 (4.76%) Zend