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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 4 7 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Contract jobs citing C# 45 50 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.52% 17.61% 4.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.47% 45.87% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 12
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£323 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.73% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £271 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £429 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
114 109 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.31% 38.38% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 65 74
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Folkestone 0 6 £315 +0.80% 1
Tunbridge Wells +4 4 - - 7
Maidstone -1 3 £340 +13.33% 1
Margate - - - -
Rochester - - - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 1
West Malling - - - - 1
Whitstable - - - - 1
Canterbury - - - - 3
Dartford - - - - 4
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 75 (91.46%) .NET
2 53 (64.63%) MVC
2 53 (64.63%) ASP.NET
3 41 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 37 (45.12%) JavaScript
5 34 (41.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (36.59%) WCF
7 25 (30.49%) HTML
8 24 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (26.83%) AngularJS
10 20 (24.39%) Oracle
11 19 (23.17%) Scrum
12 18 (21.95%) CSS
13 17 (20.73%) SQL
13 17 (20.73%) TDD
14 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
14 16 (19.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 16 (19.51%) HTML5
15 15 (18.29%) XML
16 14 (17.07%) E-Commerce
17 13 (15.85%) T-SQL
17 13 (15.85%) Finance
18 12 (14.63%) OOP
18 12 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
18 12 (14.63%) jQuery
18 12 (14.63%) Unit Testing
18 12 (14.63%) JSON
19 11 (13.41%) WPF
19 11 (13.41%) KnockoutJS
19 11 (13.41%) REST

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (4.88%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (4.88%) CMS
2 3 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.44%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (1.22%) NUnit
4 1 (1.22%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.22%) MSTest
4 1 (1.22%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.22%) Moq
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 76 (92.68%) Developer
2 60 (73.17%) .NET Developer
3 51 (62.20%) C# Developer
4 49 (59.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (31.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (29.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (20.73%) Web Developer
8 9 (10.98%) WPF Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (6.10%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (6.10%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Graduate
10 3 (3.66%) IT Graduate
11 2 (2.44%) Tester
11 2 (2.44%) Programmer
11 2 (2.44%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (2.44%) .NET Programmer
11 2 (2.44%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (91.46%) .NET
2 53 (64.63%) ASP.NET
3 34 (41.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (36.59%) WCF
5 25 (30.49%) HTML
6 22 (26.83%) AngularJS
7 18 (21.95%) CSS
8 16 (19.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 16 (19.51%) HTML5
9 15 (18.29%) XML
10 12 (14.63%) jQuery
10 12 (14.63%) JSON
11 11 (13.41%) WPF
11 11 (13.41%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (13.41%) REST
12 9 (10.98%) Web Services
12 9 (10.98%) CSS3
13 8 (9.76%) Classic ASP
14 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.22%) Tandem
3 1 (1.22%) W3C
3 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) Windows
2 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (64.63%) MVC
2 24 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (23.17%) Scrum
4 17 (20.73%) TDD
5 14 (17.07%) E-Commerce
6 12 (14.63%) OOP
6 12 (14.63%) Unit Testing
7 9 (10.98%) Web Development
8 8 (9.76%) OO
9 5 (6.10%) Migration
10 4 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (4.88%) Automation Testing
10 4 (4.88%) BDD
10 4 (4.88%) SOA
10 4 (4.88%) ETL
10 4 (4.88%) Data Management
11 3 (3.66%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.66%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.66%) MVVM
12 2 (2.44%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 37 (45.12%) JavaScript
2 17 (20.73%) SQL
3 13 (15.85%) T-SQL
4 11 (13.41%) VB.NET
5 6 (7.32%) PHP
6 3 (3.66%) VB
7 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (24.39%) Oracle
2 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.10%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.88%) DevExpress
4 4 (4.88%) Telerik
5 1 (1.22%) Informatica
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