Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 20 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 18 33
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15 -23
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 44 56 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.05% 10.96% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.35% 11.48% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 52 12
Kent median daily rate £425 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.19% -8.00% +11.94%
10th Percentile £359 £321 £314
90th Percentile £488 £374 £420
South East median daily rate £416 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +14.83% - +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.26% +2.40%

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 425 488 500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.03% 95.50% 98.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 373 342
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £170 £153 £180
90th Percentile £600 £586 £569
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 16 18
Kent median hourly rate £38.00 £25.69 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.92% +42.72% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.88 £10.63
90th Percentile £56.25 £132.44 £69.95
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.79% -5.26% +5.56%

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 October 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 October 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 -3 12 £418 +22.79% 3
Tunbridge Wells +2 11 £368 -2.00% 2
Maidstone -8 5 £463 +32.14% 3
Dartford - 2 £320 - 7
Dover - 1 - -
Ramsgate - 1 - -
Canterbury - 1 £475 - 1
C# Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 44 (100.00%) C#
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (88.64%) .NET Framework
3 32 (72.73%) TDD
4 28 (63.64%) Entity Framework
5 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET Web API
6 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET
7 23 (52.27%) AngularJS
8 22 (50.00%) CMS
9 21 (47.73%) SQL
9 21 (47.73%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (40.91%) Scrum
11 17 (38.64%) MVC
12 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
13 15 (34.09%) Degree
13 15 (34.09%) TeamCity
14 14 (31.82%) BDD
15 13 (29.55%) SOLID
15 13 (29.55%) HTML
15 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
16 11 (25.00%) LINQ
16 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (25.00%) OO
16 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
16 11 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (25.00%) Sitecore
16 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
16 11 (25.00%) RESTful
17 10 (22.73%) Sitecore CMS

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 22 (50.00%) CMS
2 10 (22.73%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (13.64%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 21 (47.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) TeamCity
2 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (13.64%) ReSharper
5 3 (6.82%) Selenium
5 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (88.64%) .NET Framework
3 28 (63.64%) Entity Framework
4 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET Web API
5 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET
6 23 (52.27%) AngularJS
7 13 (29.55%) HTML
8 11 (25.00%) LINQ
8 11 (25.00%) RESTful
9 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET Core
10 8 (18.18%) .NET Core
11 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (15.91%) CSS
11 7 (15.91%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (13.64%) Web Services
13 5 (11.36%) Backbone.js
13 5 (11.36%) jQuery
13 5 (11.36%) JSON
14 4 (9.09%) OAuth
15 3 (6.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
1 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) TDD
2 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.91%) Scrum
4 17 (38.64%) MVC
5 14 (31.82%) BDD
6 13 (29.55%) SOLID
7 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 11 (25.00%) OO
7 11 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 10 (22.73%) Deployment Automation
8 10 (22.73%) Economics
8 10 (22.73%) SOA
9 8 (18.18%) API Development
10 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
11 6 (13.64%) Software Architecture
12 5 (11.36%) Concurrent Programming
12 5 (11.36%) MVVM
12 5 (11.36%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (47.73%) SQL
3 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.36%) R
5 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Anite
4 1 (2.27%) Facebook