Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 17 20
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -6
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 53 67 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 13.59% 12.43% 8.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.91% 13.01% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 59 23
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +3.70% +0.75%
10th Percentile £320 £315 £313
90th Percentile £488 £379 £414
South East median daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -15.00%

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 381 515 470
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.69% 95.55% 96.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 385 326
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £163 £134 £173
90th Percentile £601 £600 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 18
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £25.69 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.24% +60.56% -3.03%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.55 £9.71
90th Percentile £42.75 £130.10 £23.90
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.96% +6.00%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 13 £425 +24.54% 5
Tunbridge Wells -3 11 £346 -1.07% 4
Maidstone -1 7 £463 +32.14% 6
Dartford - 4 £278 - 3
Dover - 2 £425 -
Canterbury - 2 £475 -
Ramsgate - 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £363 - 2
C# Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 53 (100.00%) C#
2 52 (98.11%) .NET
3 47 (88.68%) .NET Framework
4 39 (73.58%) TDD
5 37 (69.81%) Entity Framework
6 31 (58.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (50.94%) ASP.NET
8 25 (47.17%) SQL
9 24 (45.28%) AngularJS
10 20 (37.74%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (37.74%) CMS
11 19 (35.85%) BDD
12 18 (33.96%) RESTful
12 18 (33.96%) Scrum
12 18 (33.96%) MVC
13 17 (32.08%) TeamCity
14 16 (30.19%) SOLID
14 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
15 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
15 15 (28.30%) Degree
16 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (24.53%) Web Services
16 13 (24.53%) OO
16 13 (24.53%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (24.53%) Test Automation
16 13 (24.53%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (22.64%) Deployment Automation
17 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET Core
17 12 (22.64%) API Development

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 20 (37.74%) CMS
2 6 (11.32%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (7.55%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) TeamCity
2 13 (24.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.55%) ReSharper
5 3 (5.66%) Selenium
5 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (98.11%) .NET
2 47 (88.68%) .NET Framework
3 37 (69.81%) Entity Framework
4 31 (58.49%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (50.94%) ASP.NET
6 24 (45.28%) AngularJS
7 18 (33.96%) RESTful
8 13 (24.53%) Web Services
9 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET Core
9 12 (22.64%) LINQ
10 11 (20.75%) .NET Core
10 11 (20.75%) HTML
11 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (13.21%) CSS
12 7 (13.21%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (7.55%) Angular 2
13 4 (7.55%) jQuery
13 4 (7.55%) JSON
14 3 (5.66%) Backbone.js
14 3 (5.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (9.43%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
1 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (73.58%) TDD
2 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.85%) BDD
4 18 (33.96%) MVC
4 18 (33.96%) Scrum
5 16 (30.19%) SOLID
6 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (24.53%) OO
6 13 (24.53%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (24.53%) Test Automation
7 12 (22.64%) API Development
7 12 (22.64%) Deployment Automation
7 12 (22.64%) Economics
7 12 (22.64%) SOA
8 11 (20.75%) Concurrent Programming
8 11 (20.75%) Multithreaded Programming
8 11 (20.75%) Multithreading
9 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
10 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
11 4 (7.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (47.17%) SQL
3 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.66%) R
5 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Sitecore
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Anite
4 1 (1.89%) Facebook