The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 10 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing C# 37 43 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.71% 14.48% 4.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.58% 38.39% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 9
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£275 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £278 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £445 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
C#
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
107 112 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 36.77% 37.71% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 72 40
Average daily rate £275 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.86% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -66.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Kent region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Kent

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Kent region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

C#
Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

C#
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochester - 4 - -
Canterbury - 1 £310 - 1
Chatham - - - -
Cranbrook - - - - 1
Dartford - - - - 5
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 5
Margate - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 2
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 3
West Malling - - - - 1
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 80 (91.95%) .NET
2 67 (77.01%) SQL Server
3 65 (74.71%) ASP.NET
3 65 (74.71%) MVC
4 26 (29.89%) Web Development
5 25 (28.74%) Oracle
6 24 (27.59%) JavaScript
7 23 (26.44%) WCF
8 22 (25.29%) SQL
9 21 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 20 (22.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (21.84%) HTML
11 19 (21.84%) VB.NET
12 18 (20.69%) XML
12 18 (20.69%) JSON
13 17 (19.54%) CSS
14 16 (18.39%) T-SQL
14 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (14.94%) E-Commerce
15 13 (14.94%) REST
15 13 (14.94%) Oracle Database
16 12 (13.79%) Unit Testing
16 12 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (12.64%) HTML5
17 11 (12.64%) OOP
17 11 (12.64%) TDD
18 10 (11.49%) PHP
18 10 (11.49%) jQuery
19 9 (10.34%) WPF
20 8 (9.20%) Web Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.60%) CMS
1 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (77.01%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.94%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.15%) StreamInsight
6 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.15%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (8.05%) Finance
2 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 81 (93.10%) Developer
2 53 (60.92%) .NET Developer
3 48 (55.17%) C# Developer
4 42 (48.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (41.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 33 (37.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (21.84%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.60%) WPF Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Programmer
10 3 (3.45%) Graduate
10 3 (3.45%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (3.45%) IT Graduate
11 2 (2.30%) C# Web Developer
11 2 (2.30%) .NET Programmer
11 2 (2.30%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (91.95%) .NET
2 65 (74.71%) ASP.NET
3 23 (26.44%) WCF
4 21 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 20 (22.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (21.84%) HTML
7 18 (20.69%) XML
7 18 (20.69%) JSON
8 17 (19.54%) CSS
9 13 (14.94%) REST
10 11 (12.64%) HTML5
11 10 (11.49%) jQuery
12 9 (10.34%) WPF
13 8 (9.20%) Web Services
14 4 (4.60%) Ajax
15 3 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
15 3 (3.45%) RESTful
15 3 (3.45%) LINQ
16 2 (2.30%) .NET Framework
16 2 (2.30%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.30%) Statistics
2 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.30%) NHS
3 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (74.71%) MVC
2 26 (29.89%) Web Development
3 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (14.94%) E-Commerce
5 12 (13.79%) Unit Testing
6 11 (12.64%) OOP
6 11 (12.64%) TDD
7 6 (6.90%) Scrum
7 6 (6.90%) Automation Testing
8 5 (5.75%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.60%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.45%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.30%) Integration Testing
11 2 (2.30%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (2.30%) Automated Testing
11 2 (2.30%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (2.30%) BDD
11 2 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.59%) JavaScript
2 22 (25.29%) SQL
3 19 (21.84%) VB.NET
4 16 (18.39%) T-SQL
5 10 (11.49%) PHP
6 3 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (1.15%) C++
7 1 (1.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) Oracle
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) Telerik
3 5 (5.75%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.15%) Adobe
4 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
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