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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 13 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.85% 4.39% 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 8.33% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £400 £308 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -15.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +7.31%
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
30 60 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 29.13% 52.63% 48.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 15
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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#
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 3 May 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 3 £400 +30.08% 1
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 13 (56.52%) SQL
1 13 (56.52%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) Validation
3 10 (43.48%) Data Validation
4 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (39.13%) Banking
4 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
5 8 (34.78%) VBScript
5 8 (34.78%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (30.43%) Defect Management
6 7 (30.43%) HTML
6 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
6 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
7 6 (26.09%) jQuery
7 6 (26.09%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) CSS
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
9 3 (13.04%) JIRA
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (13.04%) OLAP
9 3 (13.04%) MS Office
9 3 (13.04%) VBA

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 2 (8.70%) FileNet
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (13.04%) OLAP
2 3 (13.04%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Android Studio
General
1 9 (39.13%) Banking
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Developer in Test
6 2 (8.70%) FileNet Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
3 6 (26.09%) jQuery
4 4 (17.39%) CSS
5 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (13.04%) XML
6 2 (8.70%) Ajax
7 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.35%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (4.35%) CSS3
7 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
7 1 (4.35%) HTML5
7 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.35%) REST
7 1 (4.35%) WCF
7 1 (4.35%) Web Services
7 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Data Validation
1 10 (43.48%) Validation
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Defect Management
4 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
5 3 (13.04%) UML
6 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.70%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) Android Development
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.35%) SDLC
7 1 (4.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 8 (34.78%) VBScript
5 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.04%) VBA
6 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle