Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the 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#
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 79 109 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 17.91% 20.22% 11.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.02% 55.05% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 76 42
Kent median daily rate £418 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.01% -1.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £313 £316 £256
90th Percentile £464 £400 £453
South East median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -4.71%

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 188 198 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 42.63% 36.73% 41.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 143 159
Kent median daily rate £400 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -8.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £281 £288 £249
90th Percentile £498 £485 £685
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 3
Kent median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £20.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +116.03% -44.45%
10th Percentile £29.00 £45.00 £14.57
90th Percentile £55.05 £45.00 £36.97
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% +5.26%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Kent

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Kent

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Kent over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Kent

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Kent

C#
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# within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 September 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 -2 14 £418 +21.01% 12
Maidstone -3 12 £400 +15.94% 4
Tunbridge Wells 0 10 £368 +5.00% 10
Dartford - 3 £400 - 12
Dover - 2 £450 - 2
Sittingbourne - 1 £450 -
Chatham - 1 £400 -
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for C#.

1 71 (89.87%) .NET
2 54 (68.35%) SQL
3 53 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (58.23%) .NET Framework
5 45 (56.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 42 (53.16%) TDD
7 37 (46.84%) Entity Framework
8 35 (44.30%) ASP.NET
9 34 (43.04%) Scrum
10 32 (40.51%) CMS
10 32 (40.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 29 (36.71%) E-Commerce
12 26 (32.91%) Sitecore
13 25 (31.65%) SQL Server
14 24 (30.38%) Sitecore CMS
15 23 (29.11%) MVC
16 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
16 21 (26.58%) API Development
16 21 (26.58%) AngularJS
17 19 (24.05%) OAuth
18 17 (21.52%) HTML
19 16 (20.25%) Windows
19 16 (20.25%) TeamCity
20 15 (18.99%) RESTful
21 14 (17.72%) Finance
21 14 (17.72%) Team Foundation Server
22 12 (15.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 11 (13.92%) SOA
24 10 (12.66%) Degree
24 10 (12.66%) WCF

C#
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 32 (40.51%) CMS
2 24 (30.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (11.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.27%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 32 (40.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.27%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (3.80%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (3.80%) MySQL
6 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.80%) SSDT
7 2 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.27%) DB2
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) TeamCity
2 14 (17.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
4 9 (11.39%) ReSharper
5 6 (7.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (6.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (6.33%) Selenium
7 4 (5.06%) Subversion
7 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.53%) Appium
9 2 (2.53%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.53%) TestComplete
10 1 (1.27%) Babel
10 1 (1.27%) MSTest
10 1 (1.27%) NUnit
10 1 (1.27%) PostCSS
10 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.27%) webpack
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (91.14%) Developer
2 62 (78.48%) .NET Developer
3 31 (39.24%) C# Developer
4 28 (35.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (24.05%) Senior .NET Developer
5 19 (24.05%) Senior Developer
6 15 (18.99%) SQL Developer
7 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (11.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (11.39%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (7.59%) WCF Developer
10 5 (6.33%) Azure Developer
11 4 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (3.80%) .NET Software Developer
12 3 (3.80%) Database Developer
12 3 (3.80%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.80%) SQL Database Developer
12 3 (3.80%) SSIS Developer
12 3 (3.80%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (89.87%) .NET
2 46 (58.23%) .NET Framework
3 45 (56.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 37 (46.84%) Entity Framework
5 35 (44.30%) ASP.NET
6 21 (26.58%) AngularJS
7 19 (24.05%) OAuth
8 17 (21.52%) HTML
9 15 (18.99%) RESTful
10 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (12.66%) LINQ
10 10 (12.66%) WCF
11 8 (10.13%) jQuery
11 8 (10.13%) REST
12 7 (8.86%) CSS
12 7 (8.86%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (8.86%) Web Services
13 6 (7.59%) Backbone.js
14 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Core
15 4 (5.06%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Windows
2 9 (11.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (53.16%) TDD
3 34 (43.04%) Scrum
4 29 (36.71%) E-Commerce
5 23 (29.11%) MVC
6 21 (26.58%) API Development
7 11 (13.92%) SOA
8 10 (12.66%) Test Automation
9 8 (10.13%) Software Architecture
9 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
10 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.86%) Deployment Automation
10 7 (8.86%) OO
10 7 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (8.86%) SOLID
11 6 (7.59%) Prototyping
12 5 (6.33%) BDD
12 5 (6.33%) DevOps
12 5 (6.33%) Front End Development
12 5 (6.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 54 (68.35%) SQL
2 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.86%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.33%) R
5 3 (3.80%) VB
6 2 (2.53%) Java
6 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.27%) C++
7 1 (1.27%) ES6
7 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.27%) VBA
7 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) GDPR
1 2 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) HL7
Vendors
1 26 (32.91%) Sitecore
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle
4 2 (2.53%) HP
4 2 (2.53%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.27%) Anite
5 1 (1.27%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.27%) Capita
5 1 (1.27%) Facebook
5 1 (1.27%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.27%) Sage
5 1 (1.27%) UiPath