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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 3 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 63 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 22.74% 19.69% 7.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.65% 57.58% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £237 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.62 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
138 66 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 49.82% 34.20% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 35 48
Average daily rate £350 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £483 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -52.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.62 £17.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.00 £36.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 2015.

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#
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 4 March 2015. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 6 - - 1
Canterbury 0 4 £310 +24.00% 4
Dartford - 4 £394 - 6
Folkestone 0 3 £315 - 1
Maidstone -3 3 - -
Rochester - 1 - - 4
Sevenoaks - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 1
Chatham - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Whitstable - - - -
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 97 (88.99%) .NET
2 66 (60.55%) ASP.NET
3 50 (45.87%) MVC
4 46 (42.20%) AngularJS
5 43 (39.45%) JavaScript
6 42 (38.53%) SQL Server
7 37 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (32.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (30.28%) Oracle
10 28 (25.69%) HTML
11 27 (24.77%) WCF
12 25 (22.94%) Scrum
13 23 (21.10%) CSS
13 23 (21.10%) TDD
14 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
15 19 (17.43%) jQuery
16 18 (16.51%) WPF
17 17 (15.60%) Finance
18 16 (14.68%) .NET Framework
19 15 (13.76%) HTML5
19 15 (13.76%) SQL
19 15 (13.76%) Oracle Database
19 15 (13.76%) CSS3
20 14 (12.84%) KnockoutJS
20 14 (12.84%) Web Services
21 13 (11.93%) Classic ASP
22 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
22 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET Web API
23 11 (10.09%) Windows
23 11 (10.09%) OOP

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 5 (4.59%) CMS
2 4 (3.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.92%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.92%) Node.js
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (38.53%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.76%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.92%) Redis
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (8.26%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.34%) Subversion
3 8 (7.34%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.50%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.83%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (1.83%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.92%) MSTest
6 1 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.92%) Moq
6 1 (0.92%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.92%) Selenium
6 1 (0.92%) JIRA
6 1 (0.92%) NUnit
6 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (15.60%) Finance
2 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 99 (90.83%) Developer
2 82 (75.23%) .NET Developer
3 78 (71.56%) C# Developer
4 72 (66.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (34.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 36 (33.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (10.09%) WPF Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Sitecore Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (2.75%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Web Developer
11 2 (1.83%) Firmware Engineer
11 2 (1.83%) Graduate
11 2 (1.83%) Programmer
11 2 (1.83%) Project Manager
11 2 (1.83%) Software Engineer
11 2 (1.83%) Project Engineer
11 2 (1.83%) PowerBuilder Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (88.99%) .NET
2 66 (60.55%) ASP.NET
3 46 (42.20%) AngularJS
4 35 (32.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (25.69%) HTML
6 27 (24.77%) WCF
7 23 (21.10%) CSS
8 19 (17.43%) jQuery
9 18 (16.51%) WPF
10 16 (14.68%) .NET Framework
11 15 (13.76%) HTML5
11 15 (13.76%) CSS3
12 14 (12.84%) KnockoutJS
12 14 (12.84%) Web Services
13 13 (11.93%) Classic ASP
14 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (8.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 6 (5.50%) XML
17 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
1 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
1 2 (1.83%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (0.92%) Tandem
2 1 (0.92%) W3C
2 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
2 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.09%) Windows
2 2 (1.83%) Windows Phone
2 2 (1.83%) Linux
2 2 (1.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.87%) MVC
2 37 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (22.94%) Scrum
4 23 (21.10%) TDD
5 11 (10.09%) OOP
5 11 (10.09%) OO
6 10 (9.17%) Migration
7 9 (8.26%) ETL
7 9 (8.26%) MVVM
7 9 (8.26%) Data Management
8 7 (6.42%) BDD
9 6 (5.50%) UML
9 6 (5.50%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.50%) Data Analysis
10 5 (4.59%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.59%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (3.67%) Domain-Driven Design
12 3 (2.75%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (2.75%) Web Development
12 3 (2.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.45%) JavaScript
2 15 (13.76%) SQL
3 7 (6.42%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.75%) VB
4 3 (2.75%) C++
5 2 (1.83%) C
5 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.92%) VB6
6 1 (0.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (2.75%) VCP4
2 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Firmware
Vendors
1 33 (30.28%) Oracle
2 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.34%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.92%) Informatica
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