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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 2 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 57 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 23.46% 15.79% 10.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.90% 40.91% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 16
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£338 £354 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% +18.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.81 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -6.66%
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
119 88 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 48.97% 38.60% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 42 59
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £38.81 £47.00 £35.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.42% +31.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.56 £47.00 £19.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.00 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 6 £350 +27.27% 4
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £338 - 9
Sevenoaks - 2 - - 1
Tonbridge - 2 £319 - 6
Chatham - 2 £506 - 1
Rochester 0 1 - - 2
Dover - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 - - 6
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 98 (85.22%) .NET
2 74 (64.35%) ASP.NET
3 59 (51.30%) MVC
4 49 (42.61%) SQL Server
5 45 (39.13%) AngularJS
6 44 (38.26%) JavaScript
7 37 (32.17%) HTML
7 37 (32.17%) CSS
8 34 (29.57%) Oracle
9 31 (26.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (23.48%) Oracle Database
11 24 (20.87%) TDD
11 24 (20.87%) SQL
12 22 (19.13%) .NET Framework
13 21 (18.26%) CSS3
13 21 (18.26%) jQuery
14 20 (17.39%) HTML5
15 19 (16.52%) WCF
16 18 (15.65%) Microsoft
17 17 (14.78%) Entity Framework
18 16 (13.91%) Scrum
19 14 (12.17%) ASP.NET Web API
20 12 (10.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 12 (10.43%) Oracle Database 10g
20 12 (10.43%) Visual Studio
20 12 (10.43%) WPF
20 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
21 11 (9.57%) MVVM
21 11 (9.57%) Web Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (6.09%) CMS
2 4 (3.48%) Umbraco
2 4 (3.48%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.87%) Node.js
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (42.61%) SQL Server
2 27 (23.48%) Oracle Database
3 12 (10.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.87%) Redis
8 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.70%) ReSharper
3 9 (7.83%) Subversion
3 9 (7.83%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.09%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.35%) TortoiseSVN
6 3 (2.61%) Selenium
6 3 (2.61%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.74%) JIRA
7 2 (1.74%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (1.74%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.87%) GCC
8 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 93 (80.87%) Developer
2 76 (66.09%) .NET Developer
3 71 (61.74%) C# Developer
4 65 (56.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (28.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 32 (27.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) C# Software Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) WPF Developer
9 6 (5.22%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Firmware Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) Project Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) Sitecore Developer
12 3 (2.61%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (2.61%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (85.22%) .NET
2 74 (64.35%) ASP.NET
3 45 (39.13%) AngularJS
4 37 (32.17%) HTML
4 37 (32.17%) CSS
5 31 (26.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (19.13%) .NET Framework
7 21 (18.26%) CSS3
7 21 (18.26%) jQuery
8 20 (17.39%) HTML5
9 19 (16.52%) WCF
10 17 (14.78%) Entity Framework
11 14 (12.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (10.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (10.43%) WPF
13 11 (9.57%) Web Services
14 9 (7.83%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 8 (6.96%) Classic ASP
16 7 (6.09%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
1 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
1 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.87%) Device Driver
2 1 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.22%) Windows
2 5 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (1.74%) Android
3 2 (1.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (51.30%) MVC
2 27 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (20.87%) TDD
4 16 (13.91%) Scrum
5 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
6 11 (9.57%) MVVM
7 8 (6.96%) BDD
7 8 (6.96%) Migration
7 8 (6.96%) E-Commerce
7 8 (6.96%) OOP
7 8 (6.96%) OO
8 5 (4.35%) ETL
8 5 (4.35%) Data Management
8 5 (4.35%) Web Development
9 4 (3.48%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.48%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (3.48%) UML
10 3 (2.61%) OOD
10 3 (2.61%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (1.74%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (38.26%) JavaScript
2 24 (20.87%) SQL
3 10 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.22%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.22%) C++
5 5 (4.35%) C
6 1 (0.87%) Java
6 1 (0.87%) VB
6 1 (0.87%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (1.74%) Degree
1 2 (1.74%) ISEB
2 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 34 (29.57%) Oracle
2 18 (15.65%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.96%) Sitecore
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