Period
to 23 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C# .NET Developer
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 22 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 42 59 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.54% 10.95% 9.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.83% 11.37% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 51 27
Kent median daily rate £450 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +3.70% +0.75%
10th Percentile £327 £315 £313
90th Percentile £488 £376 £388
South East median daily rate £463 £368 £353
% change year-on-year +25.85% +4.26% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -34.01%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 355 519 452
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.29% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 389 320
Kent median daily rate £409 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.79% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £149 £138 £181
90th Percentile £614 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 16
Kent median hourly rate £38.75 £25.69 £13.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.84% +94.25% -22.21%
10th Percentile £15.19 £10.45 £9.68
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.32 £20.50
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.86% -8.04%

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured C# .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for C# .NET Developer in Kent

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# .NET Developer in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# .NET Developer in Kent

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in Kent over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# .NET Developer in Kent

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# .NET Developer in Kent

C# .NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling +1 9 £425 +24.54% 3
Tunbridge Wells -2 7 - - 4
Maidstone +2 6 £475 +38.18% 6
Dartford 0 3 £240 -36.00% 2
Dover - 3 £425 -
Canterbury - 2 £475 -
Ramsgate - 1 - -
C# .NET Developer
South East

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, C# .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) C#
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (95.24%) .NET Framework
3 33 (78.57%) TDD
4 31 (73.81%) Entity Framework
5 25 (59.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (45.24%) SQL
7 19 (45.24%) ASP.NET
8 17 (40.48%) BDD
9 16 (38.10%) AngularJS
9 16 (38.10%) CMS
10 15 (35.71%) TeamCity
10 15 (35.71%) RESTful
10 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (33.33%) Scrum
12 13 (30.95%) Web Services
12 13 (30.95%) SOLID
13 12 (28.57%) MVC
14 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
14 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (26.19%) Multithreading
14 11 (26.19%) Degree
14 11 (26.19%) Concurrent Programming
14 11 (26.19%) API Development
14 11 (26.19%) Multithreaded Programming
15 10 (23.81%) .NET Core
15 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET Core
15 10 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (23.81%) Deployment Automation

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (38.10%) CMS
2 4 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) TeamCity
2 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (7.14%) Selenium
4 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.76%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (95.24%) .NET Framework
3 31 (73.81%) Entity Framework
4 25 (59.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 19 (45.24%) ASP.NET
6 16 (38.10%) AngularJS
7 15 (35.71%) RESTful
8 13 (30.95%) Web Services
9 10 (23.81%) .NET Core
9 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET Core
10 9 (21.43%) LINQ
11 8 (19.05%) HTML
12 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (11.90%) CSS
13 4 (9.52%) Angular 2
13 4 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (7.14%) HTML5
14 3 (7.14%) JSON
14 3 (7.14%) REST
15 2 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
1 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (78.57%) TDD
2 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (40.48%) BDD
4 14 (33.33%) Scrum
5 13 (30.95%) SOLID
6 12 (28.57%) MVC
7 11 (26.19%) API Development
7 11 (26.19%) Concurrent Programming
7 11 (26.19%) Multithreaded Programming
7 11 (26.19%) Multithreading
8 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (23.81%) Deployment Automation
8 10 (23.81%) Economics
8 10 (23.81%) OO
8 10 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (23.81%) SOA
8 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.14%) Software Architecture
9 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (45.24%) SQL
3 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle