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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 7 6 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing C# 37 41 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.07% 13.85% 4.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.58% 38.32% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 10
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£310 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £278 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £448 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
104 107 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 36.75% 36.15% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 67 40
Average daily rate £320 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 11
Average hourly rate £12.42 £11.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £11.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 - -
Folkestone 0 1 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells -4 1 - - 3
Canterbury - 1 £310 - 1
Chatham - - - -
Cranbrook - - - - 1
Dartford - - - - 5
Maidstone - - - - 4
Margate - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - - 1
Tonbridge - - - - 2
West Malling - - - -
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 77 (91.67%) .NET
2 60 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 59 (70.24%) ASP.NET
4 58 (69.05%) MVC
5 26 (30.95%) Web Development
6 23 (27.38%) JavaScript
7 22 (26.19%) SQL
8 21 (25.00%) Oracle
8 21 (25.00%) WCF
8 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (22.62%) HTML
9 19 (22.62%) VB.NET
10 18 (21.43%) XML
10 18 (21.43%) JSON
11 17 (20.24%) CSS
12 16 (19.05%) T-SQL
13 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (15.48%) E-Commerce
14 13 (15.48%) REST
15 12 (14.29%) Unit Testing
15 12 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (13.10%) HTML5
16 11 (13.10%) OOP
17 10 (11.90%) PHP
18 9 (10.71%) jQuery
18 9 (10.71%) WPF
19 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database
19 8 (9.52%) TDD
20 7 (8.33%) Finance

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.57%) CMS
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.38%) Big Data
6 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.19%) StreamInsight
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.19%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 78 (92.86%) Developer
2 52 (61.90%) .NET Developer
3 44 (52.38%) C# Developer
4 40 (47.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (36.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (22.62%) Web Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Programmer
10 4 (4.76%) WPF Developer
11 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (3.57%) IT Graduate
11 3 (3.57%) .NET Programmer
11 3 (3.57%) Graduate
11 3 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
12 2 (2.38%) Analyst Developer
12 2 (2.38%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (91.67%) .NET
2 59 (70.24%) ASP.NET
3 21 (25.00%) WCF
3 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (22.62%) HTML
5 18 (21.43%) XML
5 18 (21.43%) JSON
6 17 (20.24%) CSS
7 13 (15.48%) REST
8 11 (13.10%) HTML5
9 9 (10.71%) jQuery
9 9 (10.71%) WPF
10 7 (8.33%) Web Services
11 4 (4.76%) Ajax
12 3 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (3.57%) RESTful
12 3 (3.57%) LINQ
13 2 (2.38%) SOAP
13 2 (2.38%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.38%) NHS
2 2 (2.38%) Statistics
2 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (69.05%) MVC
2 26 (30.95%) Web Development
3 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.48%) E-Commerce
5 12 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 11 (13.10%) OOP
7 8 (9.52%) TDD
8 6 (7.14%) Automation Testing
8 6 (7.14%) Scrum
9 5 (5.95%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.76%) Data Management
10 4 (4.76%) ETL
10 4 (4.76%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.57%) Incident Management
12 2 (2.38%) SOA
12 2 (2.38%) OO
12 2 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (2.38%) Integration Testing
12 2 (2.38%) Systems Analysis
12 2 (2.38%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) JavaScript
2 22 (26.19%) SQL
3 19 (22.62%) VB.NET
4 16 (19.05%) T-SQL
5 10 (11.90%) PHP
6 3 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (1.19%) C++
7 1 (1.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.95%) DevExpress
3 5 (5.95%) Telerik
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe
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