Period
to 20 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 20 April 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# Developer
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 19 17
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -7
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 55 55 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.55% 9.57% 10.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.85% 10.15% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 62
Kent median daily rate £330 £340 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +1.12% +3.46%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £389 £388 £350
South East median daily rate £368 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +1.38% +6.62% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £46.69 £43.00 £60.62
% change year-on-year +8.58% -29.06% +86.51%

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 464 542 688
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.48% 94.26% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 385 520
Kent median daily rate £385 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.19% -2.14%
10th Percentile £163 £174 £180
90th Percentile £588 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 31
Kent median hourly rate £37.50 £20.39 £15.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.94% +27.74% -0.25%
10th Percentile £10.55 £10.06 £9.50
90th Percentile £47.75 £29.92 £41.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +10.65%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in Kent

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in Kent

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in Kent over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Developer in Kent

C# 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# Developer in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in Kent

C# 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# Developer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 April 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
Maidstone +4 15 £328 -6.43% 2
Canterbury - 6 £328 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +9 2 £350 - 3
West Malling -5 1 £450 +28.57% 1
Dartford - 1 £375 - 4
Folkestone - 1 £340 -
C# Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, C# 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# Developer in the job title.

1 55 (100.00%) C#
2 49 (89.09%) .NET
3 44 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 38 (69.09%) WCF
5 30 (54.55%) WPF
5 30 (54.55%) Web Services
5 30 (54.55%) MVVM
6 25 (45.45%) HL7
7 24 (43.64%) NHS
8 23 (41.82%) TDD
9 22 (40.00%) NUnit
9 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
10 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET
10 20 (36.36%) MVC
11 19 (34.55%) ReSharper
11 19 (34.55%) .NET Framework
12 18 (32.73%) Unit Testing
13 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (30.91%) Caliburn.Micro
14 15 (27.27%) Windows
15 13 (23.64%) HTML
15 13 (23.64%) StyleCop
16 12 (21.82%) CSS
16 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
17 11 (20.00%) SQL
18 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
19 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
20 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
20 8 (14.55%) AngularJS

C# 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 5 (9.09%) CMS
2 3 (5.45%) IIS
3 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon Alexa
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (40.00%) NUnit
2 19 (34.55%) ReSharper
3 13 (23.64%) StyleCop
4 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (9.09%) Moq
6 4 (7.27%) MSBuild
7 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.82%) Calabash
9 1 (1.82%) Selenium
9 1 (1.82%) Subversion
9 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (3.64%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Advertising
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (89.09%) .NET
2 44 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 38 (69.09%) WCF
4 30 (54.55%) Web Services
4 30 (54.55%) WPF
5 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 19 (34.55%) .NET Framework
7 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (30.91%) Caliburn.Micro
8 13 (23.64%) HTML
9 12 (21.82%) CSS
10 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
11 7 (12.73%) ADO.NET
11 7 (12.73%) LINQ
12 6 (10.91%) CSS3
12 6 (10.91%) HTML5
13 5 (9.09%) WinForms
14 4 (7.27%) Entity Framework
14 4 (7.27%) jQuery
14 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 24 (43.64%) NHS
2 4 (7.27%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) MVVM
2 23 (41.82%) TDD
3 20 (36.36%) MVC
4 18 (32.73%) Unit Testing
5 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.73%) Scrum
8 6 (10.91%) Prototyping
9 3 (5.45%) SOA
9 3 (5.45%) Software Architecture
9 3 (5.45%) Web Development
10 2 (3.64%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.64%) OWASP
10 2 (3.64%) Refactoring
11 1 (1.82%) Continuous Deployment
11 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (1.82%) Multithreaded Programming
11 1 (1.82%) OO
11 1 (1.82%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) VB
5 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (45.45%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) Capita
4 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.82%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.82%) Virgin Media