The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Kent region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 5 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 47 33 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.47% 11.91% 18.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.34% 35.11% 56.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 28
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £455 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
106 94 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.41% 33.94% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 38
Average daily rate £275 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £47.00 £35.79 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.33% +104.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
South East

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 28 July 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#
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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Maidstone +2 3 £275 -26.66% 4
Dartford - 2 - - 6
Folkestone +1 1 - -
Canterbury - 1 £310 - 1
Rochester - 1 £333 - 2
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 3
West Malling - - - - 1
Chatham - - - -
Cranbrook - - - - 1
Longfield - - - -
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 71 (97.26%) .NET
2 60 (82.19%) ASP.NET
3 58 (79.45%) MVC
4 56 (76.71%) SQL Server
5 25 (34.25%) JavaScript
6 23 (31.51%) SQL
6 23 (31.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (30.14%) HTML
7 22 (30.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 21 (28.77%) VB.NET
9 20 (27.40%) WCF
10 19 (26.03%) CSS
11 18 (24.66%) XML
12 17 (23.29%) JSON
12 17 (23.29%) Web Development
13 16 (21.92%) T-SQL
14 15 (20.55%) TDD
15 13 (17.81%) Oracle
15 13 (17.81%) E-Commerce
15 13 (17.81%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (17.81%) REST
15 13 (17.81%) Oracle Database
16 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
17 11 (15.07%) jQuery
17 11 (15.07%) HTML5
17 11 (15.07%) OOP
18 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
18 10 (13.70%) PHP
19 9 (12.33%) Scrum
20 8 (10.96%) Web Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (6.85%) CMS
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (76.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.81%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.74%) Big Data
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.37%) StreamInsight
6 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (17.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.37%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.37%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.37%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (97.26%) Developer
2 42 (57.53%) .NET Developer
3 38 (52.05%) C# Developer
4 32 (43.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (42.47%) ASP.NET Developer
6 27 (36.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (23.29%) Web Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Programmer
9 4 (5.48%) .NET Programmer
10 3 (4.11%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Developer
11 2 (2.74%) Analyst Programmer
11 2 (2.74%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (2.74%) Analyst Developer
11 2 (2.74%) Tester
11 2 (2.74%) Consultant
11 2 (2.74%) Analyst
11 2 (2.74%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.74%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (97.26%) .NET
2 60 (82.19%) ASP.NET
3 23 (31.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (30.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 22 (30.14%) HTML
5 20 (27.40%) WCF
6 19 (26.03%) CSS
7 18 (24.66%) XML
8 17 (23.29%) JSON
9 13 (17.81%) REST
10 11 (15.07%) HTML5
10 11 (15.07%) jQuery
11 8 (10.96%) Web Services
12 6 (8.22%) Classic ASP
12 6 (8.22%) WPF
13 4 (5.48%) LINQ
13 4 (5.48%) Ajax
13 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
15 2 (2.74%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.74%) NHS
1 2 (2.74%) Statistics
1 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (79.45%) MVC
2 17 (23.29%) Web Development
3 15 (20.55%) TDD
4 13 (17.81%) E-Commerce
5 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
6 11 (15.07%) OOP
7 9 (12.33%) Scrum
8 6 (8.22%) Automation Testing
9 5 (6.85%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.11%) SOA
10 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.74%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.74%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (2.74%) Integration Testing
11 2 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (1.37%) Data Privacy
12 1 (1.37%) Kanban
12 1 (1.37%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.25%) JavaScript
2 23 (31.51%) SQL
3 21 (28.77%) VB.NET
4 16 (21.92%) T-SQL
5 10 (13.70%) PHP
6 2 (2.74%) XAML
7 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.37%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Oracle
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.85%) Telerik
3 5 (6.85%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.37%) Adobe