Period
to 24 April 2019

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £431 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 16 19
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 37 55 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.92% 11.53% 9.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.15% 11.83% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 50 42
Kent median daily rate £431 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.68% -2.94% +0.74%
10th Percentile £341 £325 £313
90th Percentile £482 £389 £388
South East median daily rate £450 £368 £363
% change year-on-year +22.45% +1.38% +5.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £46.69 £43.00
% change year-on-year +7.09% +8.58% -29.06%

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 454 465 536
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.22% 97.48% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 302 381
Kent median daily rate £419 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.77% +10.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £190 £163 £180
90th Percentile £613 £588 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 26
Kent median hourly rate £39.75 £38.65 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.84% +89.59% +30.65%
10th Percentile £15.19 £10.58 £10.06
90th Percentile £50.25 £145.88 £29.92
South East median hourly rate £19.36 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.63% - -4.11%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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 8 £413 -8.33% 5
Maidstone -5 5 £475 +45.04% 4
Tunbridge Wells -3 4 £443 +26.43% 5
Dartford +4 2 £278 -26.00% 2
Dover - 2 £425 -
Tonbridge - 2 £363 - 1
Canterbury -1 1 £475 +45.04% 2
C# Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 37 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (97.30%) .NET
3 29 (78.38%) TDD
4 24 (64.86%) .NET Framework
4 24 (64.86%) SQL
5 22 (59.46%) Entity Framework
6 21 (56.76%) RESTful
7 19 (51.35%) Web Services
8 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (43.24%) .NET Core
10 15 (40.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
11 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
11 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (32.43%) SOLID
13 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
14 10 (27.03%) API Development
14 10 (27.03%) MVC
15 9 (24.32%) CMS
15 9 (24.32%) Scrum
15 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
15 9 (24.32%) Multithreading
15 9 (24.32%) Concurrent Programming
15 9 (24.32%) Multithreaded Programming
16 8 (21.62%) BDD
17 7 (18.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 6 (16.22%) Web Application Development
18 6 (16.22%) Finance
19 5 (13.51%) HTML

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 9 (24.32%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.41%) Star Schema
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.41%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) NUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) .NET
2 24 (64.86%) .NET Framework
3 22 (59.46%) Entity Framework
4 21 (56.76%) RESTful
5 19 (51.35%) Web Services
6 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (43.24%) .NET Core
8 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
9 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
10 7 (18.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (13.51%) HTML
11 5 (13.51%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (10.81%) CSS
12 4 (10.81%) LINQ
13 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Core
14 2 (5.41%) Code First Entity Framework
14 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
14 2 (5.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) TDD
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) SOLID
4 10 (27.03%) API Development
4 10 (27.03%) MVC
5 9 (24.32%) Concurrent Programming
5 9 (24.32%) Multithreaded Programming
5 9 (24.32%) Multithreading
5 9 (24.32%) Scrum
6 8 (21.62%) BDD
7 6 (16.22%) Web Application Development
8 4 (10.81%) OO
8 4 (10.81%) SDLC
8 4 (10.81%) SOA
8 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.11%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (8.11%) Economics
9 3 (8.11%) ETL
9 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (64.86%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.11%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle