The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tunbridge Wells 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 25 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 / Tunbridge Wells
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 13 9
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4  
Contract jobs citing .NET 13 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tunbridge Wells 68.42% 9.30% 15.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 92.86% 12.90% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Median daily rate £350 £320 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -6.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £386 £349
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 £43.25 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.84% -1.56%  

.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 Tunbridge Wells with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Tunbridge Wells
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14 31 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tunbridge Wells 73.68% 72.09% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 4
Median daily rate £350 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.75% +1.78%  
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 Tunbridge Wells

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tunbridge Wells 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 Tunbridge Wells

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Tunbridge Wells

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tunbridge Wells

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Tunbridge Wells over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 25 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 Tunbridge Wells region with a requirement for .NET.

1 16 (88.89%) Oracle
2 15 (83.33%) C#
3 14 (77.78%) WCF
4 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
5 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
5 11 (61.11%) Web Services
5 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (50.00%) WPF
7 7 (38.89%) Mobile App
7 7 (38.89%) Virtual Team
7 7 (38.89%) Multithreaded Programming
7 7 (38.89%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
7 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (38.89%) RESTful
7 7 (38.89%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (38.89%) MVVM
7 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
7 7 (38.89%) Infragistics
8 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (22.22%) Change Control
9 4 (22.22%) Scrum
9 4 (22.22%) MVC
9 4 (22.22%) Refactoring
9 4 (22.22%) TDD
9 4 (22.22%) Web Development
9 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells 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 3 (16.67%) Apache
1 3 (16.67%) EPiServer
1 3 (16.67%) FileNet
1 3 (16.67%) IIS
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 3 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) .NET Developer
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) WPF Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# WCF Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# WPF Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) WCF Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) WCF
2 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
2 11 (61.11%) Web Services
3 9 (50.00%) WPF
4 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
4 7 (38.89%) RESTful
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (11.11%) CSS
7 2 (11.11%) HTML
8 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.56%) EDI
8 1 (5.56%) jQuery
8 1 (5.56%) JSON
8 1 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (5.56%) SOAP
8 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (38.89%) Mobile App
1 7 (38.89%) Virtual Team
2 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
3 3 (16.67%) Clustering
3 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 3 (16.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Dependency Injection
2 7 (38.89%) Multithreaded Programming
2 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
2 7 (38.89%) MVVM
2 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Change Control
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) Refactoring
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Web Development
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Line Management
4 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Android Development
5 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) JCL
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Oracle
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Infragistics
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Genesys
4 3 (16.67%) Informatica
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) F5
6 1 (5.56%) Xamarin