The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 17 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 22 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.53% 9.79% 15.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.89% 10.15% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 40 16
Median daily rate £338 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.48% +20.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 279 453 252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 95.55% 96.38% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 348 132
Median daily rate £380 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.59% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 11
Median hourly rate £27.38 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.61% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.92 £170.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured C# Developer in the job title.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -2 5 £375 +7.14% 2
West Malling - 3 £400 -
C# Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 40 (100.00%) C#
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 31 (77.50%) Entity Framework
4 27 (67.50%) LINQ
5 25 (62.50%) SQL
6 24 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (57.50%) TDD
8 22 (55.00%) XML
9 21 (52.50%) Web Services
10 20 (50.00%) Multithreading
10 20 (50.00%) JSON
10 20 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
10 20 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
11 19 (47.50%) LINQ to SQL
11 19 (47.50%) MVC
12 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
13 15 (37.50%) Oracle
13 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET
13 15 (37.50%) Data Management
13 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (37.50%) Algorithms
14 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (22.50%) Front End Development
16 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (17.50%) MVVM
17 6 (15.00%) WCF
17 6 (15.00%) WPF
18 5 (12.50%) Prototyping
18 5 (12.50%) ReSharper

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 1 (2.50%) CMS
1 1 (2.50%) IIS
1 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.50%) ReSharper
3 4 (10.00%) Moq
3 4 (10.00%) MSBuild
3 4 (10.00%) NUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 31 (77.50%) Entity Framework
4 27 (67.50%) LINQ
5 22 (55.00%) XML
6 21 (52.50%) Web Services
7 20 (50.00%) JSON
8 19 (47.50%) LINQ to SQL
9 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET
9 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (15.00%) WCF
11 6 (15.00%) WPF
12 4 (10.00%) ADO.NET
12 4 (10.00%) Caliburn.Micro
12 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 4 (10.00%) WinForms
13 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
13 3 (7.50%) HTML
14 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) TDD
2 20 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 20 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 20 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 19 (47.50%) MVC
4 15 (37.50%) Data Management
5 9 (22.50%) Front End Development
6 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.50%) MVVM
7 5 (12.50%) Prototyping
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.50%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.50%) OWASP
9 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Sitecore