The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Malling 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 April 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 / West Malling
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing .NET 13 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 86.67% 50.00% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £376 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.79% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £340
% change year-on-year -4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +31.53% -7.14%  

.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 West Malling with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Malling
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13 8 0
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Malling 86.67% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Median daily rate £345 £376 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% -  
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 £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in West Malling

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Malling 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 West Malling

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Malling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in West Malling

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Malling

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in West Malling over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in West Malling

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 West Malling region with a requirement for .NET.

1 15 (78.95%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) LINQ
3 9 (47.37%) MVC
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 8 (42.11%) MVVM
5 7 (36.84%) Web Services
5 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (21.05%) Backbone.js
8 4 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
8 4 (21.05%) Prototyping
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle
8 4 (21.05%) IIS
8 4 (21.05%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) CMS
8 4 (21.05%) WCF
8 4 (21.05%) WPF
8 4 (21.05%) ReSharper

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Malling 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 4 (21.05%) CMS
1 4 (21.05%) IIS
1 4 (21.05%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) ReSharper
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) TestRail
3 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) .NET Developer
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) C# .NET Developer
2 11 (57.89%) C# Developer
3 4 (21.05%) WPF Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# WPF Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Test Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) QA Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Development Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Development Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Software Development Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) LINQ
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
2 7 (36.84%) Web Services
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (21.05%) Backbone.js
5 4 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (21.05%) WCF
5 4 (21.05%) WPF
6 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
6 2 (10.53%) JSON
6 2 (10.53%) XML
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.26%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) MVC
2 9 (47.37%) TDD
3 8 (42.11%) MVVM
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) OWASP
4 4 (21.05%) Prototyping
4 4 (21.05%) Software Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Multithreaded Programming
5 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
5 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Concurrent Programming
6 2 (10.53%) User Stories
7 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
1 4 (21.05%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.26%) Infragistics