Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 111 113 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.27% 19.76% 16.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.37% 50.90% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 76 98
Kent median daily rate £350 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +0.74% +3.85%
10th Percentile £326 £306 £305
90th Percentile £470 £400 £419
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £37.50
South East median hourly rate £41.00 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -4.65% +14.67% -3.85%

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 208 222 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 43.61% 38.81% 51.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 158 294
Kent median daily rate £363 £341 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.23% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £266 £245
90th Percentile £500 £475 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 12
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 - £17.00
10th Percentile £32.50 - £15.00
90th Percentile £48.75 - £40.25
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +11.11%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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
Maidstone 0 23 £329 -6.07% 7
West Malling -1 9 £420 +20.00% 5
Dartford +2 6 £400 +60.00% 9
Canterbury +1 6 £328 -12.67% 3
Tunbridge Wells +2 3 £350 - 11
Dover +2 2 £350 +40.00% 1
Folkestone -3 2 £333 -5.00% 1
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 96 (86.49%) .NET
2 63 (56.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 52 (46.85%) WCF
4 47 (42.34%) HTML
5 46 (41.44%) CSS
6 45 (40.54%) Web Services
6 45 (40.54%) SQL Server
6 45 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (38.74%) MVC
8 41 (36.94%) JavaScript
9 40 (36.04%) ASP.NET
10 39 (35.14%) Microsoft
11 37 (33.33%) TDD
12 33 (29.73%) MVVM
13 31 (27.93%) SQL
14 30 (27.03%) WPF
14 30 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
14 30 (27.03%) AngularJS
15 29 (26.13%) .NET Framework
16 27 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
17 25 (22.52%) ReSharper
17 25 (22.52%) HL7
18 24 (21.62%) NUnit
18 24 (21.62%) NHS
19 23 (20.72%) Unit Testing
20 22 (19.82%) HTML5
20 22 (19.82%) Windows
21 21 (18.92%) Oracle
21 21 (18.92%) Scrum
22 18 (16.22%) Continuous Integration

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 5 (4.50%) CMS
2 3 (2.70%) IIS
3 2 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon Alexa
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.80%) npm
4 1 (0.90%) IaaS
4 1 (0.90%) PaaS
4 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) Internet
2 6 (5.41%) HTTP
2 6 (5.41%) SMTP
2 6 (5.41%) SSL
3 5 (4.50%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) Big Data
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.90%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 25 (22.52%) ReSharper
2 24 (21.62%) NUnit
3 13 (11.71%) StyleCop
4 12 (10.81%) Selenium
4 12 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (9.91%) Visual Studio
6 7 (6.31%) WebDriver
7 6 (5.41%) Fiddler
8 5 (4.50%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.50%) Moq
9 4 (3.60%) Appium
9 4 (3.60%) MSBuild
9 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (2.70%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.70%) TestComplete
11 2 (1.80%) Calabash
11 2 (1.80%) JIRA
11 2 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.80%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (4.50%) Advertising
1 5 (4.50%) Finance
2 2 (1.80%) Retail
3 1 (0.90%) Banking
3 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (81.98%) Developer
2 55 (49.55%) C# Developer
3 49 (44.14%) .NET Developer
4 26 (23.42%) C# WCF Developer
4 26 (23.42%) WCF Developer
5 23 (20.72%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (18.02%) C# WPF Developer
6 20 (18.02%) WPF Developer
7 18 (16.22%) Full Stack Developer
8 14 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 13 (11.71%) Web Developer
10 12 (10.81%) .NET Web Developer
10 12 (10.81%) Full Stack Web Developer
11 10 (9.01%) Architect
12 7 (6.31%) .NET Architect
12 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (6.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (6.31%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (6.31%) SQL Developer
13 5 (4.50%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (86.49%) .NET
2 63 (56.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 52 (46.85%) WCF
4 47 (42.34%) HTML
5 46 (41.44%) CSS
6 45 (40.54%) Web Services
7 40 (36.04%) ASP.NET
8 30 (27.03%) AngularJS
8 30 (27.03%) WPF
9 29 (26.13%) .NET Framework
10 27 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (19.82%) HTML5
12 17 (15.32%) Caliburn.Micro
12 17 (15.32%) CSS3
13 15 (13.51%) REST
14 13 (11.71%) ADO.NET
14 13 (11.71%) Entity Framework
15 10 (9.01%) jQuery
15 10 (9.01%) SOAP
16 8 (7.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.62%) NHS
2 11 (9.91%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.50%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.60%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.82%) Windows
2 7 (6.31%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.90%) Android
4 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (38.74%) MVC
3 37 (33.33%) TDD
4 33 (29.73%) MVVM
5 23 (20.72%) Unit Testing
6 21 (18.92%) Scrum
7 18 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (15.32%) Web Development
9 11 (9.91%) SOA
10 10 (9.01%) Microservices
10 10 (9.01%) Refactoring
10 10 (9.01%) Test Automation
11 7 (6.31%) DevOps
12 6 (5.41%) Prototyping
12 6 (5.41%) Test Scripting
13 5 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (4.50%) Data Modelling
13 5 (4.50%) Performance Testing
13 5 (4.50%) Software Engineering
13 5 (4.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.94%) JavaScript
2 31 (27.93%) SQL
3 14 (12.61%) VB.NET
4 9 (8.11%) TypeScript
5 7 (6.31%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.60%) Java
7 2 (1.80%) VB
8 1 (0.90%) C
8 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.70%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.90%) ISEB
2 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (22.52%) HL7
2 5 (4.50%) QA
3 4 (3.60%) GDPR
4 1 (0.90%) PSD2
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.92%) Oracle
3 4 (3.60%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.70%) Capita
5 2 (1.80%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.90%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.90%) Facebook
6 1 (0.90%) Google
6 1 (0.90%) HP
6 1 (0.90%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.90%) Telerik
6 1 (0.90%) Virgin Media