The first table below looks at the demand for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Maidstone region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank - 9 7
Contract jobs citing C# 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone - 11.43% 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 22.22% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate - £286 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Programming Languages Category
Maidstone
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 40.00% 51.43% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 13
Average daily rate £300 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.42 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C#
Kent

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Maidstone region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Maidstone region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) WinForms
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (33.33%) DevExpress
4 2 (33.33%) MSTest
4 2 (33.33%) MVVM
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) WPF
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
1 1 (16.67%) ArcIMS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) WPF Developer
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) DBA
5 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) WinForms
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (33.33%) MVVM
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) DevExpress
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) ESRI