Period
to 19 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £393 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 27 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -20
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 25 41 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.40% 7.50% 6.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.62% 7.87% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 44
Kent median daily rate £393 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.77% +2.22% +3.85%
10th Percentile £351 £326 £313
90th Percentile £445 £388 £409
South East median daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +13.48% +0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £44.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year -3.95% +2.91% +32.31%

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 445 521 772
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 95.25% 97.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 376 560
Kent median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £199 £174 £180
90th Percentile £601 £538 £564
South East median daily rate £425 £409 £400
% change year-on-year +3.91% +2.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 23
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £26.54 £20.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.74% +27.39% +30.19%
10th Percentile £11.19 £12.68 £10.60
90th Percentile £161.25 £77.64 £129.80
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year +8.57% -10.83% +12.14%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -1 7 £418 +19.29% 2
Tunbridge Wells +9 5 £368 - 2
Canterbury - 2 £363 -
Maidstone -3 1 £425 +22.30% 2
Dartford - 1 £400 - 4
C# Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 25 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (92.00%) .NET
3 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (64.00%) SQL
5 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (60.00%) MVC
5 15 (60.00%) .NET Framework
6 14 (56.00%) CMS
6 14 (56.00%) TDD
6 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (48.00%) AngularJS
8 12 (48.00%) HTML
9 11 (44.00%) Entity Framework
10 10 (40.00%) Scrum
11 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
12 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (32.00%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (32.00%) Sitecore
13 7 (28.00%) jQuery
13 7 (28.00%) CSS
14 6 (24.00%) Degree
14 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
15 5 (20.00%) IIS
15 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
15 5 (20.00%) WCF
15 5 (20.00%) LINQ
15 5 (20.00%) Git (software)

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 14 (56.00%) CMS
2 8 (32.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.00%) ReSharper
3 3 (12.00%) NUnit
3 3 (12.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (12.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (4.00%) Moq
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (48.00%) AngularJS
5 12 (48.00%) HTML
6 11 (44.00%) Entity Framework
7 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (28.00%) CSS
8 7 (28.00%) jQuery
9 5 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (20.00%) LINQ
9 5 (20.00%) WCF
10 4 (16.00%) Backbone.js
10 4 (16.00%) CSS3
10 4 (16.00%) OAuth
11 3 (12.00%) Ajax
11 3 (12.00%) RESTful
11 3 (12.00%) XML
12 2 (8.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
1 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (60.00%) MVC
2 14 (56.00%) TDD
3 10 (40.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (16.00%) API Development
6 4 (16.00%) Change Management
6 4 (16.00%) MVVM
6 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (16.00%) Prototyping
6 4 (16.00%) SOA
6 4 (16.00%) SOLID
6 4 (16.00%) System Testing
7 3 (12.00%) BDD
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.00%) OO
7 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.00%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (64.00%) SQL
3 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) R
5 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.00%) VB
7 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Sitecore
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Anite
4 1 (4.00%) Capita
4 1 (4.00%) Facebook
4 1 (4.00%) Infragistics