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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 7 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 56 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.30% 14.18% 19.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.09% 33.91% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 19 24
Average daily rate £338 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £315 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
151 115 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 49.35% 41.82% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 68 38
Average daily rate £338 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £229 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +135.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 13 £350 - 3
Tunbridge Wells 0 8 £338 - 7
West Malling - 6 £415 -
Folkestone +5 4 £318 +0.79%
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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#.

1 121 (96.80%) .NET
2 75 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 75 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 73 (58.40%) HTML
4 69 (55.20%) AngularJS
5 68 (54.40%) MVC
6 67 (53.60%) CSS
7 55 (44.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 52 (41.60%) Entity Framework
8 52 (41.60%) .NET Framework
9 40 (32.00%) jQuery
10 39 (31.20%) SQL Server
11 37 (29.60%) TDD
12 32 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (24.80%) SQL
14 28 (22.40%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (20.80%) Front End Development
15 26 (20.80%) CSS3
16 25 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
17 23 (18.40%) HTML5
18 21 (16.80%) Finance
19 20 (16.00%) BDD
20 19 (15.20%) Oracle
21 18 (14.40%) WCF
22 16 (12.80%) Software Engineering
22 16 (12.80%) SDLC
23 13 (10.40%) SOLID
24 12 (9.60%) KnockoutJS
24 12 (9.60%) Waterfall

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.40%) IIS
2 3 (2.40%) Node.js
3 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.80%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.80%) ArcIMS
4 1 (0.80%) Confluence
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.60%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (31.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.80%) GIS
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (8.80%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.00%) Subversion
4 4 (3.20%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (3.20%) Selenium
5 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.40%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.60%) Appium
6 2 (1.60%) NuGet
6 2 (1.60%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.60%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.80%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.80%) JIRA
7 1 (0.80%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.80%) MSTest
7 1 (0.80%) NUnit
7 1 (0.80%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.80%) Xcode
General
1 21 (16.80%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Marketing
3 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.80%) Back Office
4 1 (0.80%) Electronics
4 1 (0.80%) Games
4 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (81.60%) Developer
2 87 (69.60%) .NET Developer
3 75 (60.00%) C# Developer
4 68 (54.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 29 (23.20%) JavaScript Developer
7 27 (21.60%) ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (18.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (13.60%) Senior Developer
10 16 (12.80%) Senior .NET Developer
11 15 (12.00%) Angular Developer
12 14 (11.20%) Senior C# Developer
13 13 (10.40%) HTML CSS Developer
13 13 (10.40%) HTML Developer
13 13 (10.40%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 11 (8.80%) Web Developer
15 10 (8.00%) .NET Web Developer
15 10 (8.00%) C# Web Developer
16 8 (6.40%) SQL Developer
17 7 (5.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (96.80%) .NET
2 75 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 73 (58.40%) HTML
4 69 (55.20%) AngularJS
5 67 (53.60%) CSS
6 55 (44.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 52 (41.60%) .NET Framework
7 52 (41.60%) Entity Framework
8 40 (32.00%) jQuery
9 28 (22.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 26 (20.80%) CSS3
11 25 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 23 (18.40%) HTML5
13 18 (14.40%) WCF
14 12 (9.60%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (9.60%) RESTful
15 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 7 (5.60%) WPF
16 7 (5.60%) XML
17 6 (4.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.00%) User Experience
2 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.20%) NHS
3 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.60%) VHDL
4 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.80%) PlayStation
4 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.80%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.80%) Windows
2 3 (2.40%) Android
2 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.60%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (1.60%) Linux
3 2 (1.60%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (54.40%) MVC
2 37 (29.60%) TDD
3 32 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (20.80%) Front End Development
5 20 (16.00%) BDD
6 16 (12.80%) SDLC
6 16 (12.80%) Software Engineering
7 13 (10.40%) SOLID
8 12 (9.60%) Waterfall
9 11 (8.80%) E-Commerce
9 11 (8.80%) OO
10 8 (6.40%) Scrum
11 6 (4.80%) Migration
11 6 (4.80%) SOA
12 5 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (3.20%) Web Application Development
14 3 (2.40%) Automated Testing
14 3 (2.40%) Dependency Injection
14 3 (2.40%) Unit Testing
15 2 (1.60%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 75 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 31 (24.80%) SQL
3 6 (4.80%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.40%) C++
4 3 (2.40%) VB
5 2 (1.60%) C
5 2 (1.60%) Python
5 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.60%) VBScript
6 1 (0.80%) Java
6 1 (0.80%) Perl
6 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.20%) Degree
2 1 (0.80%) ISEB
2 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.20%) Oracle
3 2 (1.60%) Trillium
4 1 (0.80%) Adobe
4 1 (0.80%) ESRI
4 1 (0.80%) SAP
4 1 (0.80%) Telerik
Kent
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago