Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 69 104 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 14.78% 18.98% 13.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.33% 55.32% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 66 75
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £341 £313 £309
90th Percentile £468 £425 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £43.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -5.81% +13.16% -19.15%

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 180 188 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 38.54% 34.31% 48.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 135 263
Kent median daily rate £400 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £277 £300 £256
90th Percentile £475 £433 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 6
Kent median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +197.52% -62.19%
10th Percentile £30.50 £45.00 £13.56
90th Percentile £52.65 £45.00 £30.92
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +6.67%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -1 10 £409 +16.79% 9
Maidstone -3 9 £400 +14.29% 3
Dartford - 7 £400 - 12
Tunbridge Wells -3 5 £368 +5.00% 11
Canterbury +1 2 £363 -14.71% 1
Chatham - 1 £400 -
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 58 (84.06%) .NET
2 48 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (59.42%) SQL
4 36 (52.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 32 (46.38%) ASP.NET
6 31 (44.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 27 (39.13%) SQL Server
7 27 (39.13%) .NET Framework
8 26 (37.68%) Scrum
9 25 (36.23%) TDD
10 24 (34.78%) CMS
11 23 (33.33%) MVC
12 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
12 22 (31.88%) AngularJS
13 21 (30.43%) Entity Framework
14 20 (28.99%) HTML
15 19 (27.54%) E-Commerce
15 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
16 18 (26.09%) WCF
16 18 (26.09%) Sitecore CMS
16 18 (26.09%) Sitecore
17 15 (21.74%) CSS
17 15 (21.74%) Windows
18 14 (20.29%) SOA
18 14 (20.29%) OAuth
18 14 (20.29%) API Development
19 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET MVC
19 13 (18.84%) REST
20 11 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
20 11 (15.94%) Finance

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 24 (34.78%) CMS
2 18 (26.09%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (7.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (44.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) IaaS
3 1 (1.45%) PaaS
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) Internet
2 3 (4.35%) AMQP
2 3 (4.35%) HTTP
2 3 (4.35%) SMTP
2 3 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (4.35%) Big Data
5 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (4.35%) SSDT
6 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (15.94%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.59%) Selenium
3 7 (10.14%) ReSharper
4 6 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.25%) NUnit
5 5 (7.25%) TeamCity
5 5 (7.25%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.80%) Subversion
6 4 (5.80%) TestComplete
7 3 (4.35%) Appium
7 3 (4.35%) Fiddler
8 2 (2.90%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.90%) JIRA
8 2 (2.90%) MSTest
8 2 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.90%) TestRail
8 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.45%) Moq
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Advertising
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (81.16%) Developer
2 44 (63.77%) .NET Developer
3 25 (36.23%) C# Developer
4 21 (30.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (15.94%) Senior .NET Developer
5 11 (15.94%) Senior Developer
5 11 (15.94%) SQL Developer
6 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Developer
8 7 (10.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (8.70%) WCF Developer
10 5 (7.25%) Analyst
10 5 (7.25%) Architect
11 4 (5.80%) Automation Test Analyst
11 4 (5.80%) Software Developer
11 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
12 3 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
12 3 (4.35%) Database Developer
12 3 (4.35%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (84.06%) .NET
2 36 (52.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 32 (46.38%) ASP.NET
4 27 (39.13%) .NET Framework
5 22 (31.88%) AngularJS
6 21 (30.43%) Entity Framework
7 20 (28.99%) HTML
8 18 (26.09%) WCF
9 15 (21.74%) CSS
10 14 (20.29%) OAuth
11 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (18.84%) REST
12 10 (14.49%) CSS3
13 9 (13.04%) HTML5
13 9 (13.04%) RESTful
14 7 (10.14%) jQuery
15 6 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
16 5 (7.25%) Backbone.js
16 5 (7.25%) LINQ
16 5 (7.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.45%) Android
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.68%) Scrum
3 25 (36.23%) TDD
4 23 (33.33%) MVC
5 19 (27.54%) E-Commerce
6 14 (20.29%) API Development
6 14 (20.29%) SOA
7 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
8 7 (10.14%) DevOps
9 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.25%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.25%) Microservices
9 5 (7.25%) Software Architecture
9 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.25%) SOLID
9 5 (7.25%) Test Scripting
9 5 (7.25%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.80%) Change Management
10 4 (5.80%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (5.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 41 (59.42%) SQL
2 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.49%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.25%) TypeScript
4 5 (7.25%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.80%) Java
5 4 (5.80%) R
6 3 (4.35%) VB
7 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) C++
8 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) GDPR
2 1 (1.45%) HL7
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.09%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.90%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) Anite
5 1 (1.45%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.45%) Capita
5 1 (1.45%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.45%) Facebook
5 1 (1.45%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.45%) UiPath