Period
to 19 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 22 27
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 -12
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 28 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.35% 8.72% 5.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.59% 9.31% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 41 16
Kent median daily rate £425 £345 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.19% -4.83% +7.41%
10th Percentile £385 £328 £319
90th Percentile £478 £375 £420
South East median daily rate £400 £351 £350
% change year-on-year +14.12% +0.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +28.36%

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 425 505 583
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 93.69% 98.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 367 414
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £169 £159 £180
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 17
Kent median hourly rate £38.75 £25.69 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.84% +22.33% +31.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.80 £10.60
90th Percentile £187.50 £103.70 £74.10
South East median hourly rate £19.19 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.63% -10.00% +14.29%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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 -3 10 £418 +21.90% 4
Tunbridge Wells +5 6 £325 - 2
Maidstone -5 4 £450 +30.43% 2
Dartford - 1 £400 - 3
Dover - 1 - -
C# .NET Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 28 (100.00%) C#
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (89.29%) .NET Framework
3 21 (75.00%) TDD
4 19 (67.86%) Entity Framework
5 17 (60.71%) SQL
6 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
7 14 (50.00%) CMS
7 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (50.00%) AngularJS
8 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (42.86%) Scrum
10 11 (39.29%) E-Commerce
10 11 (39.29%) MVC
10 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (35.71%) Sitecore
11 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
11 10 (35.71%) Degree
11 10 (35.71%) LINQ
12 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
12 9 (32.14%) TeamCity
12 9 (32.14%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (28.57%) HTML
14 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
15 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
15 6 (21.43%) RESTful
15 6 (21.43%) Software Architecture
15 6 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (21.43%) API Development

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 14 (50.00%) CMS
2 9 (32.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (21.43%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) TeamCity
2 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (21.43%) ReSharper
3 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (89.29%) .NET Framework
3 19 (67.86%) Entity Framework
4 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 14 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (35.71%) LINQ
8 8 (28.57%) HTML
9 6 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (21.43%) RESTful
10 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Core
10 5 (17.86%) Backbone.js
10 5 (17.86%) Web Services
11 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (14.29%) OAuth
12 3 (10.71%) jQuery
13 2 (7.14%) .NET Core
13 2 (7.14%) LINQ to SQL
14 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 1 (3.57%) Fluent NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
1 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) TDD
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) Scrum
4 11 (39.29%) E-Commerce
4 11 (39.29%) MVC
5 6 (21.43%) API Development
5 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (21.43%) OO
5 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (21.43%) Software Architecture
5 6 (21.43%) SOLID
5 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 5 (17.86%) BDD
6 5 (17.86%) Change Management
6 5 (17.86%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (17.86%) MVVM
6 5 (17.86%) Prototyping
6 5 (17.86%) SOA
6 5 (17.86%) System Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (60.71%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) R
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.57%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.57%) Anite
2 1 (3.57%) Capita
2 1 (3.57%) Facebook
2 1 (3.57%) Infragistics
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle