Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 30 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 -21 +14
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 38 48 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.00% 6.10% 16.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.36% 6.23% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 41
Kent median daily rate £345 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +3.85% +11.11%
10th Percentile £325 £321 £309
90th Percentile £388 £406 £388
South East median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +38.46% -10.34%

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 516 771 533
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 95.03% 97.97% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 560 271
Kent median daily rate £365 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £170 £180 £175
90th Percentile £538 £551 £506
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 22
Kent median hourly rate £26.54 £20.83 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.39% +30.19% -8.57%
10th Percentile £12.68 £10.60 £9.00
90th Percentile £77.64 £129.80 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.30% +2.93%

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 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 20 July 2017. 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 - 11 £350 -
Maidstone -3 10 £348 -0.71%
Tunbridge Wells +3 2 - -
C# .NET Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 38 (100.00%) C#
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (73.68%) LINQ
3 24 (63.16%) TDD
4 22 (57.89%) .NET Framework
4 22 (57.89%) SQL
5 21 (55.26%) Web Services
6 20 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (47.37%) MVC
8 17 (44.74%) XML
8 17 (44.74%) Entity Framework
9 16 (42.11%) LINQ to SQL
9 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (42.11%) Multithreading
9 16 (42.11%) JSON
9 16 (42.11%) Concurrent Programming
9 16 (42.11%) Multithreaded Programming
10 14 (36.84%) Data Management
10 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
10 14 (36.84%) Algorithms
11 12 (31.58%) MVVM
12 11 (28.95%) WCF
12 11 (28.95%) WPF
12 11 (28.95%) Oracle
12 11 (28.95%) HTML
13 10 (26.32%) CSS
14 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
14 9 (23.68%) ReSharper
14 9 (23.68%) Prototyping
15 7 (18.42%) CMS

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 7 (18.42%) CMS
2 5 (13.16%) IIS
2 5 (13.16%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (23.68%) ReSharper
3 6 (15.79%) NUnit
4 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
5 4 (10.53%) Moq
5 4 (10.53%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (73.68%) LINQ
3 22 (57.89%) .NET Framework
4 21 (55.26%) Web Services
5 17 (44.74%) Entity Framework
5 17 (44.74%) XML
6 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (42.11%) JSON
6 16 (42.11%) LINQ to SQL
7 11 (28.95%) HTML
7 11 (28.95%) WCF
7 11 (28.95%) WPF
8 10 (26.32%) CSS
9 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
9 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
9 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (13.16%) Backbone.js
10 5 (13.16%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (10.53%) Caliburn.Micro
11 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
1 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) TDD
2 18 (47.37%) MVC
3 16 (42.11%) Concurrent Programming
3 16 (42.11%) Multithreaded Programming
3 16 (42.11%) Multithreading
4 14 (36.84%) Data Management
5 12 (31.58%) MVVM
6 9 (23.68%) Prototyping
7 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.16%) OWASP
7 5 (13.16%) Software Architecture
8 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (57.89%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft