Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 107 126 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 25.91% 24.51% 10.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.42% 60.29% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 95 35
Kent median daily rate £421 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.36% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £269
90th Percentile £488 £425 £460
South East median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +5.88% -

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 221 209 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 53.51% 40.66% 36.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 155 117
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £281 £288 £260
90th Percentile £513 £563 £510
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 2
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £17.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +158.40% -53.56%
10th Percentile £35.00 £45.00 £13.78
90th Percentile £46.00 £45.00 £20.25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +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 19 November 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 November 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 18 £418 +22.34% 9
Tunbridge Wells +1 15 £368 -2.00% 14
Maidstone -3 11 £425 +22.30% 13
Tonbridge - 6 £388 - 10
Dartford - 6 £348 - 6
Dover +2 3 £438 +25.00% 1
Canterbury +2 2 £475 +11.76% 4
Chatham - 2 £400 - 4
Ramsgate - 1 - -
Sittingbourne - 1 £450 - 1
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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#.

1 101 (94.39%) .NET
2 77 (71.96%) .NET Framework
3 69 (64.49%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (60.75%) TDD
5 63 (58.88%) SQL
5 63 (58.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 59 (55.14%) Entity Framework
7 48 (44.86%) ASP.NET
8 45 (42.06%) Scrum
9 43 (40.19%) CMS
9 43 (40.19%) Microsoft Azure
10 32 (29.91%) MVC
10 32 (29.91%) E-Commerce
10 32 (29.91%) JavaScript
10 32 (29.91%) AngularJS
11 31 (28.97%) Sitecore
12 30 (28.04%) API Development
13 29 (27.10%) Sitecore CMS
14 28 (26.17%) SQL Server
15 25 (23.36%) TeamCity
16 23 (21.50%) RESTful
17 22 (20.56%) OAuth
17 22 (20.56%) Finance
18 21 (19.63%) HTML
19 20 (18.69%) Test Automation
20 18 (16.82%) BDD
21 17 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
22 16 (14.95%) Team Foundation Server
22 16 (14.95%) Degree
23 15 (14.02%) LINQ

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 43 (40.19%) CMS
2 29 (27.10%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (8.41%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.93%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 43 (40.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.93%) Azure Functions
4 1 (0.93%) npm
4 1 (0.93%) Serverless
4 1 (0.93%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.80%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.80%) MySQL
7 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.93%) DB2
8 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.93%) Redis
8 1 (0.93%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 25 (23.36%) TeamCity
2 16 (14.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (13.08%) Git (software)
4 12 (11.21%) Selenium
5 10 (9.35%) ReSharper
6 9 (8.41%) WebDriver
7 8 (7.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (4.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (3.74%) SpecFlow
9 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.80%) MSTest
10 3 (2.80%) NUnit
10 3 (2.80%) Subversion
11 2 (1.87%) JIRA
11 2 (1.87%) JMeter
11 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.93%) Appium
12 1 (0.93%) Babel
12 1 (0.93%) webpack
General
1 22 (20.56%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Advertising
3 1 (0.93%) Banking
3 1 (0.93%) Marketing
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 97 (90.65%) Developer
2 88 (82.24%) .NET Developer
3 53 (49.53%) C# Developer
4 49 (45.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (25.23%) Senior .NET Developer
5 27 (25.23%) Senior Developer
6 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (15.89%) SQL Developer
7 14 (13.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (7.48%) Azure Developer
9 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (6.54%) Automation Tester
10 7 (6.54%) Tester
11 5 (4.67%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 5 (4.67%) Selenium Tester
11 5 (4.67%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.67%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (94.39%) .NET
2 77 (71.96%) .NET Framework
3 63 (58.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 59 (55.14%) Entity Framework
5 48 (44.86%) ASP.NET
6 32 (29.91%) AngularJS
7 23 (21.50%) RESTful
8 22 (20.56%) OAuth
9 21 (19.63%) HTML
10 15 (14.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (14.02%) LINQ
11 13 (12.15%) .NET Core
12 12 (11.21%) CSS
12 12 (11.21%) REST
12 12 (11.21%) WCF
12 12 (11.21%) Web Services
13 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET Core
14 10 (9.35%) jQuery
15 9 (8.41%) KnockoutJS
16 6 (5.61%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.02%) Windows
2 9 (8.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (64.49%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (60.75%) TDD
3 45 (42.06%) Scrum
4 32 (29.91%) E-Commerce
4 32 (29.91%) MVC
5 30 (28.04%) API Development
6 20 (18.69%) Test Automation
7 18 (16.82%) BDD
8 17 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (14.02%) SOA
10 14 (13.08%) Deployment Automation
10 14 (13.08%) SOLID
10 14 (13.08%) Unit Testing
11 13 (12.15%) OO
12 11 (10.28%) Economics
12 11 (10.28%) Web Development
13 8 (7.48%) Multithreaded Programming
13 8 (7.48%) Multithreading
13 8 (7.48%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 63 (58.88%) SQL
2 32 (29.91%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.61%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.67%) R
5 4 (3.74%) Java
6 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.93%) ES6
7 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.93%) VB
7 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (14.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) GDPR
2 1 (0.93%) HL7
Vendors
1 31 (28.97%) Sitecore
2 12 (11.21%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.54%) Oracle
4 1 (0.93%) Anite
4 1 (0.93%) Facebook
4 1 (0.93%) HP
4 1 (0.93%) Sage
4 1 (0.93%) Xamarin