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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
South East / Kent
Rank 4 7 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Contract jobs citing C# 58 76 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.66% 16.49% 24.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.88% 31.28% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 60 29
Median daily rate £340 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £382 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.57 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.39% +8.57%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 114 243 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 38.64% 52.71% 48.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 193 60
Median daily rate £343 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £573 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Kent

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -1 7 £375 +7.14% 5
Folkestone -2 7 £325 +2.36% 3
Tunbridge Wells +8 5 - - 4
West Malling +1 5 £400 +6.59%
Dover - 1 £250 -
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for C#.

1 87 (97.75%) .NET
2 53 (59.55%) .NET Framework
2 53 (59.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (58.43%) SQL
4 50 (56.18%) LINQ
5 46 (51.69%) Entity Framework
6 44 (49.44%) SQL Server
7 39 (43.82%) MVC
7 39 (43.82%) ASP.NET
8 37 (41.57%) Web Services
8 37 (41.57%) TDD
9 36 (40.45%) XML
9 36 (40.45%) Multithreading
9 36 (40.45%) Multithreaded Programming
10 32 (35.96%) Concurrent Programming
10 32 (35.96%) JSON
11 31 (34.83%) LINQ to SQL
12 30 (33.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (33.71%) Oracle
13 25 (28.09%) Algorithms
14 24 (26.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (24.72%) MVVM
16 21 (23.60%) WCF
16 21 (23.60%) WPF
16 21 (23.60%) Data Management
17 19 (21.35%) Unit Testing
18 17 (19.10%) VB.NET
18 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
19 16 (17.98%) HTML

C#
Top Related 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 1 (1.12%) CMS
1 1 (1.12%) IIS
1 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (49.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) DB2
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 53 (59.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (17.98%) ReSharper
3 15 (16.85%) Moq
3 15 (16.85%) MSBuild
3 15 (16.85%) NUnit
4 3 (3.37%) Selenium
4 3 (3.37%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.25%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (8.99%) Advertising
2 4 (4.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 82 (92.13%) Developer
2 77 (86.52%) .NET Developer
3 40 (44.94%) C# Developer
4 39 (43.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (23.60%) SQL Developer
5 21 (23.60%) WPF Developer
6 15 (16.85%) WinForms Developer
7 13 (14.61%) Oracle Developer
8 10 (11.24%) WCF Developer
9 6 (6.74%) C# WPF Developer
10 5 (5.62%) XML Developer
11 4 (4.49%) C# WCF Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Senior Developer
13 2 (2.25%) Development Manager
13 2 (2.25%) HTML Developer
13 2 (2.25%) QA Tester
13 2 (2.25%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (97.75%) .NET
2 53 (59.55%) .NET Framework
3 50 (56.18%) LINQ
4 46 (51.69%) Entity Framework
5 39 (43.82%) ASP.NET
6 37 (41.57%) Web Services
7 36 (40.45%) XML
8 32 (35.96%) JSON
9 31 (34.83%) LINQ to SQL
10 30 (33.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (26.97%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (23.60%) WCF
12 21 (23.60%) WPF
13 16 (17.98%) HTML
14 15 (16.85%) ADO.NET
14 15 (16.85%) Caliburn.Micro
14 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 15 (16.85%) WinForms
15 13 (14.61%) CSS
16 10 (11.24%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.09%) Algorithms
2 15 (16.85%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.49%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.12%) Android
1 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.12%) Windows
1 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.82%) MVC
2 37 (41.57%) TDD
3 36 (40.45%) Multithreaded Programming
3 36 (40.45%) Multithreading
4 32 (35.96%) Concurrent Programming
5 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (24.72%) MVVM
7 21 (23.60%) Data Management
8 19 (21.35%) Unit Testing
9 16 (17.98%) Prototyping
10 15 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (12.36%) Front End Development
12 9 (10.11%) Web Development
13 4 (4.49%) Dependency Injection
14 3 (3.37%) Scrum
14 3 (3.37%) SDLC
15 2 (2.25%) Automated Testing
15 2 (2.25%) Defect Management
15 2 (2.25%) QA Automation
15 2 (2.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 52 (58.43%) SQL
2 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
2 17 (19.10%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.25%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.12%) LINC
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (33.71%) Oracle
2 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.49%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.12%) Xamarin
Maidstone, Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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