Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 12 3
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 166 59 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 31.14% 12.58% 22.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.40% 34.91% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 42 94
Kent median daily rate £345 £338 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +0.75% +3.08%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £289
90th Percentile £400 £438 £384
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £364
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Kent median hourly rate - - £37.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +16.44%

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 250 169 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 46.90% 36.03% 49.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 116 181
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £298 £236 £244
90th Percentile £528 £544 £463
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 16
Kent median hourly rate - - £37.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +6.49% +14.07%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Maidstone +1 49 £341 -2.50% 15
West Malling +5 13 £344 - 7
Tunbridge Wells +13 8 £350 - 9
Canterbury +1 4 £328 -12.67% 1
Folkestone -5 2 £333 -11.33% 3
Dover - 2 £350 - 1
Dartford +1 1 £375 +50.00% 10
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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#.

1 155 (93.37%) .NET
2 117 (70.48%) ASP.NET Web API
3 102 (61.45%) SQL Server
4 91 (54.82%) MVC
5 87 (52.41%) Web Services
6 80 (48.19%) TDD
7 72 (43.37%) HTML
8 70 (42.17%) CSS
9 67 (40.36%) WCF
10 61 (36.75%) .NET Framework
11 59 (35.54%) MVVM
11 59 (35.54%) ASP.NET
12 55 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (31.33%) AngularJS
14 49 (29.52%) SQL
15 48 (28.92%) Microsoft
16 45 (27.11%) ASP.NET MVC
17 43 (25.90%) JavaScript
17 43 (25.90%) Oracle
18 37 (22.29%) Windows
18 37 (22.29%) ReSharper
19 36 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
20 34 (20.48%) WPF
20 34 (20.48%) Scrum
21 32 (19.28%) Prototyping
22 30 (18.07%) Web Development
23 28 (16.87%) LINQ
24 27 (16.27%) Unit Testing
24 27 (16.27%) NUnit
25 26 (15.66%) HL7

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 18 (10.84%) CMS
2 15 (9.04%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (8.43%) IIS
4 3 (1.81%) Confluence
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon Alexa
5 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.81%) npm
3 1 (0.60%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.41%) Internet
2 3 (1.81%) HTTP
2 3 (1.81%) SMTP
2 3 (1.81%) SSL
3 2 (1.20%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (61.45%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.60%) Big Data
6 1 (0.60%) MySQL
6 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 37 (22.29%) ReSharper
2 27 (16.27%) NUnit
3 21 (12.65%) Git (software)
4 20 (12.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (10.84%) Visual Studio
6 13 (7.83%) StyleCop
7 9 (5.42%) MSBuild
8 8 (4.82%) Moq
9 6 (3.61%) Fiddler
10 5 (3.01%) Selenium
11 3 (1.81%) Firebug
11 3 (1.81%) JIRA
11 3 (1.81%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.81%) Subversion
11 3 (1.81%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.20%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.20%) Calabash
12 2 (1.20%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (3.01%) Finance
1 5 (3.01%) Legal
2 3 (1.81%) Advertising
3 2 (1.20%) Automotive
4 1 (0.60%) Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Games
4 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 156 (93.98%) Developer
2 111 (66.87%) .NET Developer
3 94 (56.63%) C# Developer
4 60 (36.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (16.87%) WCF Developer
6 26 (15.66%) C# WCF Developer
7 21 (12.65%) Full Stack Developer
8 20 (12.05%) C# WPF Developer
8 20 (12.05%) WPF Developer
9 17 (10.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 15 (9.04%) Web Developer
11 14 (8.43%) .NET Web Developer
12 13 (7.83%) Full Stack Web Developer
13 10 (6.02%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (6.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (4.22%) SQL Developer
15 6 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
15 6 (3.61%) Senior .NET Developer
15 6 (3.61%) Senior Developer
16 5 (3.01%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (93.37%) .NET
2 117 (70.48%) ASP.NET Web API
3 87 (52.41%) Web Services
4 72 (43.37%) HTML
5 70 (42.17%) CSS
6 67 (40.36%) WCF
7 61 (36.75%) .NET Framework
8 59 (35.54%) ASP.NET
9 52 (31.33%) AngularJS
10 45 (27.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (20.48%) WPF
12 28 (16.87%) LINQ
13 26 (15.66%) KnockoutJS
14 23 (13.86%) Backbone.js
14 23 (13.86%) Entity Framework
15 22 (13.25%) Caliburn.Micro
16 20 (12.05%) HTML5
17 16 (9.64%) ADO.NET
18 15 (9.04%) CSS3
19 14 (8.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.06%) NHS
2 23 (13.86%) N-Tier
3 9 (5.42%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.29%) Windows
2 21 (12.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (54.82%) MVC
2 80 (48.19%) TDD
3 59 (35.54%) MVVM
4 55 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (20.48%) Scrum
7 32 (19.28%) Prototyping
8 30 (18.07%) Web Development
9 27 (16.27%) Unit Testing
10 26 (15.66%) E-Commerce
11 23 (13.86%) OWASP
11 23 (13.86%) Software Architecture
12 22 (13.25%) Refactoring
13 13 (7.83%) Change Control
14 7 (4.22%) Data Modelling
14 7 (4.22%) OOP
15 6 (3.61%) Multithreaded Programming
15 6 (3.61%) Multithreading
15 6 (3.61%) SOA
15 6 (3.61%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 49 (29.52%) SQL
2 43 (25.90%) JavaScript
3 26 (15.66%) VB.NET
4 6 (3.61%) TypeScript
5 4 (2.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.20%) VB
7 1 (0.60%) C
7 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
1 1 (0.60%) ISEB
1 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.66%) HL7
2 4 (2.41%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) Docker
Vendors
1 48 (28.92%) Microsoft
2 43 (25.90%) Oracle
3 21 (12.65%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.81%) Capita
4 3 (1.81%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.20%) Google
6 1 (0.60%) Anite
6 1 (0.60%) Facebook
6 1 (0.60%) Orchard
6 1 (0.60%) Telerik
6 1 (0.60%) Virgin Media