The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 16 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 10 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.09% 7.89% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 15.38% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £380 £329 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £39.25 £37.04
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +5.98%
C#
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50 39 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 35.46% 51.32% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 18
Median daily rate £375 £329 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Northern Ireland region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

C#
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
County Antrim -4 9 £380 +15.58% 3
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for C#.

1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (50.00%) MVC
4 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
8 4 (22.22%) Banking
8 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) HTML
8 4 (22.22%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) CSS
8 4 (22.22%) OOP
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
9 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (16.67%) Validation
9 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 3 (16.67%) CRM
9 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (16.67%) jQuery
9 3 (16.67%) WCF
9 3 (16.67%) Data Validation
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) NUnit
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.56%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
5 3 (16.67%) jQuery
5 3 (16.67%) WCF
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (5.56%) CSS3
7 1 (5.56%) HTML5
7 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) OOP
6 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 3 (16.67%) Data Validation
6 3 (16.67%) Validation
7 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
7 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) TDD
8 1 (5.56%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (5.56%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) OO
8 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.56%) System Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft