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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 17 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing C# 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.39% 5.47% 2.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.06% 10.29% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
66 68 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 55.93% 53.13% 48.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 35
Average daily rate £313 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -1 4 £325 +8.33% 4
County Londonderry - - - -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) WCF
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Silverlight
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) WPF
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
8 1 (7.14%) Telerik
8 1 (7.14%) Subversion
8 1 (7.14%) Information Management
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Maven
8 1 (7.14%) Ruby
8 1 (7.14%) Ajax
8 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Silverlight Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) WCF
4 4 (28.57%) Silverlight
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 2 (14.29%) WPF
7 1 (7.14%) Ajax
7 1 (7.14%) SOAP
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 1 (7.14%) JSON
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (7.14%) HTML5
7 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Information Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) OOD
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) XAML
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Telerik
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle