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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 5 7 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Contract jobs citing C# 49 50 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.25% 16.61% 4.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.04% 38.17% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 13
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£320 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £463 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
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
102 131 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.92% 43.52% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 75 67
Average daily rate £320 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.09%
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 25 November 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 25 November 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
Tunbridge Wells +5 4 - - 9
Folkestone 0 4 - - 2
Maidstone -3 3 £340 +13.33% 2
Rochester - 2 - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - - 1
Sittingbourne - - - - 1
Tonbridge - - - -
Margate - - - -
Canterbury - - - - 2
Dartford - - - - 5
West Malling - - - -
Whitstable - - - - 2
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (93.02%) .NET
2 59 (68.60%) ASP.NET
3 54 (62.79%) MVC
4 47 (54.65%) SQL Server
5 39 (45.35%) JavaScript
6 36 (41.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (34.88%) WCF
8 26 (30.23%) HTML
9 24 (27.91%) SQL
10 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (24.42%) XML
11 21 (24.42%) AngularJS
12 20 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 20 (23.26%) Oracle
13 19 (22.09%) CSS
14 18 (20.93%) VB.NET
15 17 (19.77%) T-SQL
15 17 (19.77%) Scrum
15 17 (19.77%) JSON
16 16 (18.60%) TDD
17 15 (17.44%) HTML5
17 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
17 15 (17.44%) E-Commerce
18 14 (16.28%) OOP
18 14 (16.28%) Finance
18 14 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
18 14 (16.28%) REST
18 14 (16.28%) Unit Testing
19 13 (15.12%) WPF
20 12 (13.95%) jQuery

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.16%) IIS
2 1 (1.16%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (54.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.33%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.33%) Subversion
3 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.16%) MSTest
4 1 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.16%) Moq
4 1 (1.16%) NUnit
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 80 (93.02%) Developer
2 57 (66.28%) .NET Developer
3 51 (59.30%) C# Developer
4 49 (56.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (30.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 25 (29.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (24.42%) Web Developer
8 9 (10.47%) WPF Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.81%) C# Web Developer
10 5 (5.81%) .NET Web Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (3.49%) IT Graduate
12 3 (3.49%) Graduate
12 3 (3.49%) Programmer
13 2 (2.33%) Senior Software Developer
13 2 (2.33%) Senior Web Developer
13 2 (2.33%) Software Developer
13 2 (2.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (93.02%) .NET
2 59 (68.60%) ASP.NET
3 36 (41.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (34.88%) WCF
5 26 (30.23%) HTML
6 21 (24.42%) XML
6 21 (24.42%) AngularJS
7 20 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 19 (22.09%) CSS
9 17 (19.77%) JSON
10 15 (17.44%) HTML5
11 14 (16.28%) REST
12 13 (15.12%) WPF
13 12 (13.95%) jQuery
14 10 (11.63%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (10.47%) Web Services
16 8 (9.30%) Classic ASP
17 6 (6.98%) CSS3
18 5 (5.81%) .NET Framework
19 4 (4.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.16%) Statistics
3 1 (1.16%) NHS
3 1 (1.16%) W3C
3 1 (1.16%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (62.79%) MVC
2 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.77%) Scrum
4 16 (18.60%) TDD
5 15 (17.44%) E-Commerce
6 14 (16.28%) OOP
6 14 (16.28%) Unit Testing
7 10 (11.63%) Web Development
8 8 (9.30%) OO
9 6 (6.98%) Automation Testing
10 5 (5.81%) Test Automation
10 5 (5.81%) Migration
11 4 (4.65%) ETL
11 4 (4.65%) Data Management
12 3 (3.49%) BDD
12 3 (3.49%) MVVM
12 3 (3.49%) Software Engineering
12 3 (3.49%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (3.49%) SOA
13 2 (2.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.35%) JavaScript
2 24 (27.91%) SQL
3 18 (20.93%) VB.NET
4 17 (19.77%) T-SQL
5 8 (9.30%) PHP
6 3 (3.49%) VB
7 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (23.26%) Oracle
2 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.81%) DevExpress
3 5 (5.81%) Telerik
4 1 (1.16%) Informatica
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