The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £344 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 25 June 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# Developer
South East / Kent
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 33 7
Rank change year-on-year +14 -26  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 22 8 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.76% 2.48% 18.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.44% 2.51% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 22
Median daily rate £344 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £348 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +4.92% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.63 £43.00 £22.88
% change year-on-year -14.82% +87.97%  

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 233 319 257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 92.83% 98.76% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 216 139
Median daily rate £365 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.11% +25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 11
Median hourly rate £22.52 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.48% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £55.00 £24.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 - 8 £345 -
Maidstone - 4 £340 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +5 2 - -
C# Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, C# 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# Developer in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) C#
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (79.55%) LINQ
3 31 (70.45%) TDD
4 30 (68.18%) .NET Framework
5 29 (65.91%) SQL
6 28 (63.64%) Web Services
7 27 (61.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (56.82%) Entity Framework
8 25 (56.82%) XML
9 23 (52.27%) JSON
9 23 (52.27%) LINQ to SQL
9 23 (52.27%) Concurrent Programming
9 23 (52.27%) Multithreading
9 23 (52.27%) Multithreaded Programming
10 21 (47.73%) Algorithms
10 21 (47.73%) Data Management
11 17 (38.64%) MVC
12 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (27.27%) MVVM
13 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
14 11 (25.00%) Oracle
14 11 (25.00%) WCF
14 11 (25.00%) WPF
15 10 (22.73%) HTML
16 9 (20.45%) ReSharper
16 9 (20.45%) Prototyping
17 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
17 8 (18.18%) CSS
17 8 (18.18%) 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 (11.36%) CMS
1 5 (11.36%) IIS
1 5 (11.36%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (61.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (20.45%) ReSharper
3 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.09%) Moq
4 4 (9.09%) MSBuild
4 4 (9.09%) NUnit
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (79.55%) LINQ
3 30 (68.18%) .NET Framework
4 28 (63.64%) Web Services
5 25 (56.82%) Entity Framework
5 25 (56.82%) XML
6 23 (52.27%) JSON
6 23 (52.27%) LINQ to SQL
7 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (25.00%) WCF
8 11 (25.00%) WPF
9 10 (22.73%) HTML
10 8 (18.18%) AngularJS
10 8 (18.18%) CSS
11 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
11 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (11.36%) Backbone.js
12 5 (11.36%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (9.09%) Caliburn.Micro
13 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 21 (47.73%) Algorithms
2 4 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
1 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) TDD
2 23 (52.27%) Concurrent Programming
2 23 (52.27%) Multithreaded Programming
2 23 (52.27%) Multithreading
3 21 (47.73%) Data Management
4 17 (38.64%) MVC
5 12 (27.27%) MVVM
6 9 (20.45%) Prototyping
7 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.36%) OWASP
7 5 (11.36%) Software Architecture
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (65.91%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Sitecore