Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 20 15
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 93 42 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 17.38% 9.09% 12.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.06% 9.44% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 26 59
Kent median daily rate £340 £338 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +0.75% +3.08%
10th Percentile £318 £313 £295
90th Percentile £376 £404 £350
South East median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -
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% +116.48%

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 515 445 503
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.32% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 314 357
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £138 £180 £200
90th Percentile £588 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 38
Kent median hourly rate £24.85 £13.23 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.86% -22.21% +5.43%
10th Percentile £10.35 £9.68 £9.85
90th Percentile £39.45 £20.50 £39.20
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.26% +21.88%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 0 38 £338 -3.57% 5
Tunbridge Wells +12 7 £350 - 3
West Malling 0 7 £341 - 1
Canterbury - 4 £328 -
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 22 January 2018, 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 93 (100.00%) C#
2 88 (94.62%) .NET
3 75 (80.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 59 (63.44%) Web Services
5 56 (60.22%) SQL Server
6 55 (59.14%) MVVM
7 48 (51.61%) TDD
8 47 (50.54%) MVC
9 45 (48.39%) .NET Framework
10 38 (40.86%) WCF
11 37 (39.78%) HTML
12 36 (38.71%) CSS
13 33 (35.48%) Windows
13 33 (35.48%) ReSharper
14 32 (34.41%) WPF
15 31 (33.33%) Prototyping
16 30 (32.26%) AngularJS
17 27 (29.03%) LINQ
17 27 (29.03%) ASP.NET
18 26 (27.96%) NUnit
19 25 (26.88%) HL7
20 24 (25.81%) E-Commerce
20 24 (25.81%) NHS
21 23 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC
22 22 (23.66%) Software Architecture
22 22 (23.66%) OWASP
22 22 (23.66%) Backbone.js
22 22 (23.66%) KnockoutJS
22 22 (23.66%) Caliburn.Micro
22 22 (23.66%) SQL Server 2012

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 16 (17.20%) CMS
2 13 (13.98%) IIS
2 13 (13.98%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon Alexa
3 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) G Suite
2 1 (1.08%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (60.22%) SQL Server
2 22 (23.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 33 (35.48%) ReSharper
2 26 (27.96%) NUnit
3 15 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 15 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (13.98%) StyleCop
5 9 (9.68%) MSBuild
6 8 (8.60%) Moq
7 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.08%) Bower
8 1 (1.08%) Calabash
8 1 (1.08%) Grunt
8 1 (1.08%) gulp
8 1 (1.08%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.08%) Selenium
8 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (5.38%) Legal
2 1 (1.08%) Advertising
2 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (94.62%) .NET
2 75 (80.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 59 (63.44%) Web Services
4 45 (48.39%) .NET Framework
5 38 (40.86%) WCF
6 37 (39.78%) HTML
7 36 (38.71%) CSS
8 32 (34.41%) WPF
9 30 (32.26%) AngularJS
10 27 (29.03%) ASP.NET
10 27 (29.03%) LINQ
11 23 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (23.66%) Backbone.js
12 22 (23.66%) Caliburn.Micro
12 22 (23.66%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (10.75%) Entity Framework
14 9 (9.68%) ADO.NET
14 9 (9.68%) RESTful
14 9 (9.68%) WinForms
15 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.81%) NHS
2 9 (9.68%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (35.48%) Windows
2 18 (19.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (59.14%) MVVM
2 48 (51.61%) TDD
3 47 (50.54%) MVC
4 31 (33.33%) Prototyping
5 24 (25.81%) E-Commerce
6 22 (23.66%) OWASP
6 22 (23.66%) Software Architecture
6 22 (23.66%) Unit Testing
7 14 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (13.98%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.53%) Scrum
10 6 (6.45%) Concurrent Programming
10 6 (6.45%) Multithreaded Programming
10 6 (6.45%) Multithreading
11 3 (3.23%) OOD
11 3 (3.23%) OOP
12 2 (2.15%) API Development
12 2 (2.15%) Data Protection
12 2 (2.15%) Refactoring
12 2 (2.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (21.51%) SQL
3 19 (20.43%) VB.NET
4 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.08%) PHP
5 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (26.88%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (17.20%) Oracle
2 13 (13.98%) Sitecore
3 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.23%) Capita
5 1 (1.08%) Google
5 1 (1.08%) Virgin Media