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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 3 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing C# 70 46 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.65% 19.09% 8.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 46.46% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 14
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£338 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £235 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £333 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.64% -
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
140 99 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 49.30% 41.08% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 42 60
Average daily rate £338 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £235 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £47.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +107.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 7 £344 +25.00% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £344 - 6
Folkestone 0 4 £310 -
Rochester 0 2 - - 3
Sevenoaks - 2 - - 5
Chatham - 2 £506 - 4
Tonbridge - 2 £331 - 1
Dover - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 - - 1
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 July 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#.

1 119 (88.15%) .NET
2 94 (69.63%) ASP.NET
3 76 (56.30%) MVC
4 64 (47.41%) AngularJS
5 62 (45.93%) JavaScript
6 55 (40.74%) SQL Server
7 51 (37.78%) HTML
8 47 (34.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (34.07%) CSS
10 36 (26.67%) TDD
11 34 (25.19%) Oracle
12 33 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (22.22%) .NET Framework
13 30 (22.22%) jQuery
14 29 (21.48%) SQL
15 28 (20.74%) Oracle Database
16 27 (20.00%) CSS3
17 26 (19.26%) HTML5
18 23 (17.04%) Entity Framework
19 22 (16.30%) Microsoft
20 20 (14.81%) Scrum
21 17 (12.59%) Finance
21 17 (12.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 17 (12.59%) ASP.NET Web API
22 15 (11.11%) Visual Studio
22 15 (11.11%) BDD
23 14 (10.37%) WCF
23 14 (10.37%) Software Engineering
24 13 (9.63%) Oracle Database 10g
25 12 (8.89%) OO

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (3.70%) CMS
2 4 (2.96%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.48%) IIS
3 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.74%) Node.js
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 28 (20.74%) Oracle Database
3 13 (9.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (8.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.74%) Redis
8 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 12 (8.89%) Subversion
2 12 (8.89%) ReSharper
2 12 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (8.15%) Git (software)
4 10 (7.41%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.70%) TortoiseSVN
6 3 (2.22%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.22%) Selenium
7 2 (1.48%) JIRA
7 2 (1.48%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.74%) GCC
8 1 (0.74%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.74%) CruiseControl
General
1 17 (12.59%) Finance
2 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 114 (84.44%) Developer
2 97 (71.85%) .NET Developer
3 88 (65.19%) C# Developer
4 82 (60.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 45 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (5.93%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.93%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (4.44%) .NET Software Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) WPF Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Firmware Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (88.15%) .NET
2 94 (69.63%) ASP.NET
3 64 (47.41%) AngularJS
4 51 (37.78%) HTML
5 47 (34.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 46 (34.07%) CSS
7 30 (22.22%) jQuery
7 30 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 27 (20.00%) CSS3
9 26 (19.26%) HTML5
10 23 (17.04%) Entity Framework
11 17 (12.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (12.59%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (10.37%) WCF
13 12 (8.89%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (8.15%) WPF
15 9 (6.67%) Classic ASP
16 8 (5.93%) Razor View Engine
17 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 7 (5.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.48%) W3C
1 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
1 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
1 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
2 1 (0.74%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.15%) Windows
2 5 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (1.48%) Android
3 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.48%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (56.30%) MVC
2 36 (26.67%) TDD
3 33 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (14.81%) Scrum
5 15 (11.11%) BDD
6 14 (10.37%) Software Engineering
7 12 (8.89%) MVVM
7 12 (8.89%) OO
8 10 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 8 (5.93%) Migration
9 8 (5.93%) OOP
10 7 (5.19%) ETL
10 7 (5.19%) Data Management
11 6 (4.44%) Web Development
12 5 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (3.70%) Software Architecture
12 5 (3.70%) Unit Testing
13 4 (2.96%) Data Analysis
13 4 (2.96%) Domain-Driven Design
13 4 (2.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 62 (45.93%) JavaScript
2 29 (21.48%) SQL
3 11 (8.15%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.44%) PL/SQL
4 6 (4.44%) C++
5 5 (3.70%) C
6 1 (0.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (1.48%) ISEB
1 2 (1.48%) Degree
2 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 34 (25.19%) Oracle
2 22 (16.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.22%) Sitecore
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