The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 25 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 26 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.52% 8.14% 13.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.12% 8.37% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 14
Median daily rate £345 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £330 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £37.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year +16.77% +10.37%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 285 466 252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 93.44% 97.29% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 353 115
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 15
Median hourly rate £27.38 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.61% -35.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.92 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured C# .NET Developer in the job title.

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 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling - 9 £350 -
Maidstone -5 5 £375 +7.14% 3
Tunbridge Wells -1 2 - -
C# .NET Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, C# .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) C#
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (74.07%) .NET Framework
3 36 (66.67%) LINQ
3 36 (66.67%) Entity Framework
4 32 (59.26%) TDD
5 31 (57.41%) SQL
6 29 (53.70%) Web Services
6 29 (53.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (50.00%) XML
8 25 (46.30%) MVC
8 25 (46.30%) Multithreading
8 25 (46.30%) JSON
8 25 (46.30%) Concurrent Programming
8 25 (46.30%) Multithreaded Programming
9 24 (44.44%) LINQ to SQL
10 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
11 20 (37.04%) Oracle
11 20 (37.04%) Data Management
11 20 (37.04%) Algorithms
12 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET
13 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (20.37%) MVVM
14 11 (20.37%) WCF
14 11 (20.37%) WPF
15 9 (16.67%) Front End Development
16 8 (14.81%) Prototyping
16 8 (14.81%) HTML
16 8 (14.81%) ReSharper

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 4 (7.41%) CMS
1 4 (7.41%) IIS
1 4 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 29 (53.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (14.81%) ReSharper
3 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) Moq
3 4 (7.41%) MSBuild
3 4 (7.41%) NUnit
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (74.07%) .NET Framework
3 36 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 36 (66.67%) LINQ
4 29 (53.70%) Web Services
5 27 (50.00%) XML
6 25 (46.30%) JSON
7 24 (44.44%) LINQ to SQL
8 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET
9 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (20.37%) WCF
10 11 (20.37%) WPF
11 8 (14.81%) HTML
12 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
13 6 (11.11%) CSS
14 4 (7.41%) ADO.NET
14 4 (7.41%) Caliburn.Micro
14 4 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (7.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.04%) Algorithms
2 4 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
1 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) TDD
2 25 (46.30%) Concurrent Programming
2 25 (46.30%) Multithreaded Programming
2 25 (46.30%) Multithreading
2 25 (46.30%) MVC
3 20 (37.04%) Data Management
4 11 (20.37%) MVVM
5 9 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 8 (14.81%) Prototyping
7 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.41%) OWASP
8 4 (7.41%) Software Architecture
8 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Migration
10 1 (1.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (57.41%) SQL
3 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft