Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 23 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 61 32 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.49% 6.41% 15.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.03% 6.58% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 17 66
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.91%
10th Percentile £318 £299 £304
90th Percentile £376 £420 £355
South East median daily rate £363 £364 £350
% change year-on-year -0.34% +3.93% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £41.75
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.40% +7.74%

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 507 486 534
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 97.39% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 334 335
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £165 £171 £200
90th Percentile £613 £556 £483
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 37
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.70% -2.94% -26.88%
10th Percentile £12.80 £11.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £143.43 £51.60 £39.16
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -2 29 £350 -9.09% 2
Tunbridge Wells +13 7 £350 -
West Malling +3 7 £341 - 1
Folkestone - 1 £340 -
C# Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 61 (100.00%) C#
2 59 (96.72%) .NET
3 53 (86.89%) SQL Server
4 48 (78.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 43 (70.49%) MVC
6 37 (60.66%) HTML
7 36 (59.02%) CSS
8 35 (57.38%) Web Services
9 33 (54.10%) TDD
10 32 (52.46%) .NET Framework
11 30 (49.18%) MVVM
11 30 (49.18%) Prototyping
12 29 (47.54%) AngularJS
13 25 (40.98%) LINQ
13 25 (40.98%) E-Commerce
14 23 (37.70%) OWASP
14 23 (37.70%) KnockoutJS
14 23 (37.70%) Software Architecture
14 23 (37.70%) Backbone.js
14 23 (37.70%) SQL Server 2012
15 22 (36.07%) ASP.NET
16 21 (34.43%) Windows
17 19 (31.15%) ReSharper
17 19 (31.15%) Windows Server
18 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET MVC
18 18 (29.51%) CMS
19 17 (27.87%) SQL
20 16 (26.23%) VB.NET
21 15 (24.59%) Git (software)
22 14 (22.95%) Oracle

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 18 (29.51%) CMS
2 14 (22.95%) IIS
2 14 (22.95%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon Alexa
3 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) G Suite
2 1 (1.64%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (86.89%) SQL Server
2 23 (37.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (31.15%) ReSharper
2 15 (24.59%) Git (software)
3 12 (19.67%) NUnit
3 12 (19.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (11.48%) MSBuild
5 6 (9.84%) Moq
6 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.64%) Bower
7 1 (1.64%) Grunt
7 1 (1.64%) gulp
7 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (8.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (96.72%) .NET
2 48 (78.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 37 (60.66%) HTML
4 36 (59.02%) CSS
5 35 (57.38%) Web Services
6 32 (52.46%) .NET Framework
7 29 (47.54%) AngularJS
8 25 (40.98%) LINQ
9 23 (37.70%) Backbone.js
9 23 (37.70%) KnockoutJS
10 22 (36.07%) ASP.NET
11 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (14.75%) Entity Framework
12 9 (14.75%) WCF
13 8 (13.11%) RESTful
14 7 (11.48%) Caliburn.Micro
14 7 (11.48%) HTML5
14 7 (11.48%) WinForms
15 6 (9.84%) WPF
15 6 (9.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Windows
2 19 (31.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (70.49%) MVC
2 33 (54.10%) TDD
3 30 (49.18%) MVVM
3 30 (49.18%) Prototyping
4 25 (40.98%) E-Commerce
5 23 (37.70%) OWASP
5 23 (37.70%) Software Architecture
6 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Concurrent Programming
9 5 (8.20%) Multithreaded Programming
9 5 (8.20%) Multithreading
9 5 (8.20%) Scrum
10 3 (4.92%) OOD
10 3 (4.92%) OOP
11 2 (3.28%) API Development
11 2 (3.28%) Data Protection
11 2 (3.28%) Refactoring
11 2 (3.28%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (27.87%) SQL
3 16 (26.23%) VB.NET
4 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.64%) PHP
5 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Oracle
1 14 (22.95%) Sitecore
2 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) Capita
3 1 (1.64%) Google