The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 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 29 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.

C#
Kent / Maidstone
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Contract jobs citing C# 8 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 26.67% 34.78% 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.67% 57.14% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Median daily rate £375 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +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 Maidstone with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Maidstone
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 12 14 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 40.00% 60.87% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 3
Median daily rate £338 £350 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +50.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidstone 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 Maidstone

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# in Maidstone.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Maidstone

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# in Maidstone.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 29 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 Maidstone region with a requirement for C#.

1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (63.64%) LINQ
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (45.45%) MSBuild
5 5 (45.45%) Caliburn.Micro
5 5 (45.45%) Prototyping
5 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (45.45%) ReSharper
5 5 (45.45%) WCF
5 5 (45.45%) WPF
5 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
5 5 (45.45%) MVVM
5 5 (45.45%) Moq
5 5 (45.45%) ADO.NET
5 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
5 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
5 5 (45.45%) WinForms
5 5 (45.45%) NUnit
5 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 4 (36.36%) XML
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (45.45%) Moq
2 5 (45.45%) MSBuild
2 5 (45.45%) NUnit
2 5 (45.45%) ReSharper
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) .NET Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (72.73%) C# Developer
3 5 (45.45%) WinForms Developer
3 5 (45.45%) WPF Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# WCF Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# WPF Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
4 3 (27.27%) WCF Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (63.64%) LINQ
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 5 (45.45%) ADO.NET
5 5 (45.45%) Caliburn.Micro
5 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 5 (45.45%) WCF
5 5 (45.45%) WinForms
5 5 (45.45%) WPF
6 4 (36.36%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) HTML
7 2 (18.18%) JSON
7 2 (18.18%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (45.45%) MVVM
2 5 (45.45%) Prototyping
2 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Concurrent Programming
4 2 (18.18%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
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