Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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.

C#
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 11 3
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 126 50 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.51% 10.00% 22.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.29% 27.17% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 35 99
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +11.20%
10th Percentile £300 £269 £305
90th Percentile £425 £460 £388
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
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% - +13.33%

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 209 184 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 40.66% 36.80% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 117 182
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £288 £260 £263
90th Percentile £563 £510 £475
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 16
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 £17.42 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.40% -53.56% -6.25%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 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 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 2017. 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 35 £348 -4.14% 2
West Malling +3 10 £341 -2.50% 2
Tunbridge Wells +15 6 £375 - 4
Dover -2 2 £350 +37.25%
Canterbury - 1 £425 - 3
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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#.

1 116 (92.06%) .NET
2 93 (73.81%) SQL Server
3 81 (64.29%) MVC
4 77 (61.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 70 (55.56%) HTML
6 66 (52.38%) CSS
7 65 (51.59%) TDD
8 59 (46.83%) Web Services
9 49 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (34.92%) .NET Framework
10 44 (34.92%) ASP.NET
11 41 (32.54%) JavaScript
11 41 (32.54%) AngularJS
12 40 (31.75%) Microsoft
13 37 (29.37%) WCF
14 36 (28.57%) SQL
15 35 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (25.40%) Oracle
17 30 (23.81%) Scrum
17 30 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
18 29 (23.02%) MVVM
19 26 (20.63%) Prototyping
19 26 (20.63%) Sitecore
20 25 (19.84%) E-Commerce
21 24 (19.05%) Windows
21 24 (19.05%) Web Development
21 24 (19.05%) KnockoutJS
22 23 (18.25%) CMS
23 22 (17.46%) SQL Server 2012
24 21 (16.67%) Backbone.js

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 23 (18.25%) CMS
2 19 (15.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 13 (10.32%) IIS
4 6 (4.76%) Confluence
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon Alexa
5 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) G Suite
2 1 (0.79%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) HTTP
2 2 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) AMQP
3 1 (0.79%) SMTP
3 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (73.81%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.79%) MySQL
5 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 16 (12.70%) ReSharper
4 12 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (8.73%) NUnit
6 7 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 7 (5.56%) Selenium
7 6 (4.76%) JIRA
8 5 (3.97%) MSBuild
9 4 (3.17%) Fiddler
9 4 (3.17%) Moq
10 3 (2.38%) Firebug
10 3 (2.38%) JMeter
10 3 (2.38%) LoadRunner
10 3 (2.38%) Subversion
10 3 (2.38%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.59%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.79%) Grunt
12 1 (0.79%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (3.97%) Advertising
1 5 (3.97%) Legal
2 4 (3.17%) Finance
3 2 (1.59%) Automotive
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 115 (91.27%) Developer
2 98 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 53 (42.06%) C# Developer
4 47 (37.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (10.32%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (9.52%) Sitecore Developer
7 11 (8.73%) .NET Web Developer
7 11 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (8.73%) Web Developer
8 9 (7.14%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.17%) CMS Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Tester
11 3 (2.38%) Consultant
11 3 (2.38%) Software Tester
11 3 (2.38%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (92.06%) .NET
2 77 (61.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 70 (55.56%) HTML
4 66 (52.38%) CSS
5 59 (46.83%) Web Services
6 44 (34.92%) .NET Framework
6 44 (34.92%) ASP.NET
7 41 (32.54%) AngularJS
8 37 (29.37%) WCF
9 35 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (19.05%) KnockoutJS
11 21 (16.67%) Backbone.js
11 21 (16.67%) Entity Framework
11 21 (16.67%) LINQ
12 19 (15.08%) HTML5
13 16 (12.70%) CSS3
14 15 (11.90%) XML
15 14 (11.11%) RESTful
16 13 (10.32%) jQuery
17 11 (8.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 9 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.97%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.79%) Fintech
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.79%) New Media
6 1 (0.79%) NHS
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.05%) Windows
2 17 (13.49%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.38%) Android
3 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (64.29%) MVC
2 65 (51.59%) TDD
3 49 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (23.81%) Scrum
5 29 (23.02%) MVVM
6 26 (20.63%) Prototyping
7 25 (19.84%) E-Commerce
8 24 (19.05%) Web Development
9 21 (16.67%) OWASP
9 21 (16.67%) Software Architecture
10 20 (15.87%) Refactoring
11 13 (10.32%) Change Control
12 10 (7.94%) Unit Testing
13 7 (5.56%) BDD
13 7 (5.56%) OO
13 7 (5.56%) OOP
13 7 (5.56%) Regression Testing
14 6 (4.76%) Structured Programming
14 6 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.54%) JavaScript
2 36 (28.57%) SQL
3 19 (15.08%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.38%) Java
4 3 (2.38%) Ruby
4 3 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.59%) PHP
5 2 (1.59%) TypeScript
5 2 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.38%) ISEB
1 3 (2.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) HL7
1 1 (0.79%) PSD2
1 1 (0.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (31.75%) Microsoft
2 32 (25.40%) Oracle
3 26 (20.63%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.97%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (0.79%) Anite
6 1 (0.79%) Capita
6 1 (0.79%) Google
6 1 (0.79%) Orchard