Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 3 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 83 166 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.80% 30.80% 14.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.35% 64.59% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 131 50
Kent median daily rate £425 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.19% +2.22% +0.37%
10th Percentile £298 £313 £299
90th Percentile £488 £400 £438
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.25 £45.20 £42.50
% change year-on-year -6.52% +6.34% -

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 196 257 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 53.85% 47.68% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 189 121
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +3.70% -
10th Percentile £289 £298 £243
90th Percentile £544 £528 £525
South East median daily rate £442 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +7.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 0
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £38.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.49% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +5.81%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 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
Tunbridge Wells 0 11 £400 +14.29% 16
West Malling -2 11 £419 +21.38% 17
Maidstone -3 10 £444 +31.48% 23
Tonbridge - 6 £388 - 3
Dover -1 5 £425 +21.43%
Dartford +1 4 £278 -26.00% 10
Canterbury 0 2 £475 +45.04%
Chatham - 1 - - 6
Ramsgate - 1 - -
Sittingbourne - 1 £450 - 1
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 78 (93.98%) .NET
2 61 (73.49%) .NET Framework
3 52 (62.65%) TDD
4 47 (56.63%) Entity Framework
5 43 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (51.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 41 (49.40%) SQL
7 34 (40.96%) ASP.NET
8 28 (33.73%) JavaScript
9 27 (32.53%) Scrum
9 27 (32.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 26 (31.33%) CMS
11 25 (30.12%) MVC
12 24 (28.92%) TeamCity
13 21 (25.30%) RESTful
13 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
14 20 (24.10%) AngularJS
15 19 (22.89%) BDD
15 19 (22.89%) API Development
15 19 (22.89%) Web Services
16 17 (20.48%) HTML
16 17 (20.48%) Test Automation
16 17 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (19.28%) .NET Core
18 15 (18.07%) SOLID
18 15 (18.07%) Sitecore
19 14 (16.87%) Finance
20 13 (15.66%) OO
20 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
20 13 (15.66%) Git (software)

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 26 (31.33%) CMS
2 12 (14.46%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (7.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.20%) Kentico
4 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.20%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 27 (32.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.41%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.20%) Azure Functions
4 1 (1.20%) npm
4 1 (1.20%) Serverless
4 1 (1.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (3.61%) MySQL
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.41%) Redis
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.20%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.20%) DB2
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (28.92%) TeamCity
2 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (13.25%) Selenium
4 9 (10.84%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (9.64%) WebDriver
6 6 (7.23%) ReSharper
7 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.82%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.41%) JIRA
9 2 (2.41%) JMeter
9 2 (2.41%) MSTest
9 2 (2.41%) NUnit
9 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.20%) Appium
10 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.20%) Fiddler
10 1 (1.20%) PostCSS
10 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Advertising
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (89.16%) Developer
2 68 (81.93%) .NET Developer
3 44 (53.01%) C# Developer
4 42 (50.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (19.28%) Senior .NET Developer
5 16 (19.28%) Senior Developer
6 11 (13.25%) SQL Developer
7 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (10.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Automation Tester
8 7 (8.43%) Azure Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Tester
9 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 5 (6.02%) Selenium Tester
11 3 (3.61%) Agile Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Senior SQL Developer
11 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (93.98%) .NET
2 61 (73.49%) .NET Framework
3 47 (56.63%) Entity Framework
4 43 (51.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 34 (40.96%) ASP.NET
6 21 (25.30%) RESTful
7 20 (24.10%) AngularJS
8 19 (22.89%) Web Services
9 17 (20.48%) HTML
10 16 (19.28%) .NET Core
11 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (13.25%) CSS
13 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET Core
13 10 (12.05%) LINQ
14 8 (9.64%) OAuth
14 8 (9.64%) REST
15 7 (8.43%) jQuery
16 6 (7.23%) WCF
17 4 (4.82%) HTML5
17 4 (4.82%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Windows
2 6 (7.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (62.65%) TDD
2 43 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (32.53%) Scrum
4 25 (30.12%) MVC
5 19 (22.89%) API Development
5 19 (22.89%) BDD
6 17 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (20.48%) Test Automation
7 15 (18.07%) SOLID
8 13 (15.66%) Deployment Automation
8 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
8 13 (15.66%) OO
8 13 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (13.25%) Concurrent Programming
9 11 (13.25%) Multithreaded Programming
9 11 (13.25%) Multithreading
10 10 (12.05%) Economics
10 10 (12.05%) SOA
10 10 (12.05%) Unit Testing
10 10 (12.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (49.40%) SQL
2 28 (33.73%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.82%) Java
4 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.20%) C
6 1 (1.20%) ES6
6 1 (1.20%) R
6 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) Sitecore
2 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) Sage
4 1 (1.20%) Xamarin