Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 71 65 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 15.57% 15.33% 18.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.80% 39.63% 52.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 52 66
Kent median daily rate £423 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £348 £313 £319
90th Percentile £525 £462 £425
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% -8.89% +19.21%

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 183 164 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 40.13% 38.68% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 107 138
Kent median daily rate £425 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +15.94% -2.13%
10th Percentile £322 £273 £275
90th Percentile £575 £469 £479
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 1
Kent median hourly rate £42.88 £42.06 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.95% -6.54% +116.03%
South East median hourly rate £47.00 £42.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year +10.59% -0.58% +6.88%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Maidstone +2 17 £475 +18.75% 19
West Malling -1 10 £438 +7.03% 19
Tunbridge Wells 0 4 £419 +13.95% 18
Folkestone - 2 £300 - 2
Dover -1 1 £393 -
Chatham -6 1 - - 2
Canterbury - 1 £350 - 3
Tonbridge - 1 - - 2
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 60 (84.51%) .NET
2 44 (61.97%) AngularJS
3 40 (56.34%) Azure
4 31 (43.66%) TDD
5 29 (40.85%) SQL
6 27 (38.03%) ASP.NET
7 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (33.80%) TypeScript
8 24 (33.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 22 (30.99%) HTML
9 22 (30.99%) SQL Server
9 22 (30.99%) RESTful
10 21 (29.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (29.58%) Sass
11 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
12 17 (23.94%) HTML5
13 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (21.13%) .NET Framework
13 15 (21.13%) MVC
13 15 (21.13%) CSS
13 15 (21.13%) Node.js
14 14 (19.72%) SOLID
14 14 (19.72%) Unit Testing
15 13 (18.31%) Scrum
16 12 (16.90%) Web Services
16 12 (16.90%) Entity Framework
17 11 (15.49%) REST
17 11 (15.49%) Finance
18 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 10 (14.08%) RxJS

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 3 (4.23%) Confluence
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (56.34%) Azure
2 6 (8.45%) npm
3 3 (4.23%) Azure Functions
3 3 (4.23%) Serverless
4 2 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.41%) AWS
5 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.41%) Office 365
5 1 (1.41%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.41%) Trello
5 1 (1.41%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) DB2
6 1 (1.41%) Power BI
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.45%) Jasmine
2 6 (8.45%) Karma Test Runner
2 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.04%) NUnit
4 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.63%) JIRA
4 4 (5.63%) Moq
5 2 (2.82%) git-flow
5 2 (2.82%) Selenium
5 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.41%) JMeter
6 1 (1.41%) MSTest
6 1 (1.41%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.41%) Subversion
6 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (91.55%) Developer
2 38 (53.52%) .NET Developer
3 23 (32.39%) Angular Developer
4 21 (29.58%) C# Developer
5 19 (26.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (25.35%) Senior Developer
7 14 (19.72%) Senior .NET Developer
8 11 (15.49%) SQL Developer
9 10 (14.08%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 10 (14.08%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (12.68%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (12.68%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 9 (12.68%) Senior Software Developer
10 9 (12.68%) Software Developer
11 8 (11.27%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (11.27%) Senior C# Software Developer
12 7 (9.86%) Azure Developer
13 6 (8.45%) WPF Developer
14 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
15 3 (4.23%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (84.51%) .NET
2 44 (61.97%) AngularJS
3 27 (38.03%) ASP.NET
4 24 (33.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 22 (30.99%) HTML
5 22 (30.99%) RESTful
6 21 (29.58%) ASP.NET Web API
6 21 (29.58%) Sass
7 17 (23.94%) HTML5
8 15 (21.13%) .NET Framework
8 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (21.13%) CSS
8 15 (21.13%) Node.js
9 12 (16.90%) Entity Framework
9 12 (16.90%) Web Services
10 11 (15.49%) REST
11 10 (14.08%) RxJS
12 6 (8.45%) .NET Core
12 6 (8.45%) LESS
12 6 (8.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.23%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.23%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.41%) EPoS
4 1 (1.41%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) TDD
2 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.13%) MVC
4 14 (19.72%) SOLID
4 14 (19.72%) Unit Testing
5 13 (18.31%) Scrum
6 10 (14.08%) SDLC
7 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
8 7 (9.86%) Web Application Development
9 6 (8.45%) MVVM
10 5 (7.04%) Asynchronous Programming
10 5 (7.04%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (7.04%) ETL
10 5 (7.04%) Matrix Management
10 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (5.63%) BDD
11 4 (5.63%) DevOps
11 4 (5.63%) Web Development
12 3 (4.23%) Data Management
12 3 (4.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) SQL
2 24 (33.80%) TypeScript
3 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.27%) ES6
5 7 (9.86%) Java
6 6 (8.45%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.41%) Delphi
8 1 (1.41%) RPG
8 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 2 (2.82%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) SimCorp
4 1 (1.41%) Xamarin