The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 26 June 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#
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 12 15
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3  
Contract jobs citing C# 51 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 15.18% 7.06% 6.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.96% 18.75% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 4 1
Median daily rate £400 £380 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +23.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.84%  

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 County Antrim with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 284 32 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 84.52% 37.65% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 13 22
Median daily rate £413 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.99% +6.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim 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 County Antrim

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in County Antrim

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in County Antrim over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in County Antrim

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in County Antrim

C#
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Belfast -7 51 £400 +5.26% 2
C#
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for C#.

1 50 (71.43%) SQL
2 45 (64.29%) .NET
3 43 (61.43%) Finance
4 34 (48.57%) WCF
5 33 (47.14%) JSON
5 33 (47.14%) Web Services
6 32 (45.71%) JavaScript
7 31 (44.29%) Banking
8 29 (41.43%) Oracle
9 28 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 23 (32.86%) SQL Server
10 23 (32.86%) PL/SQL
10 23 (32.86%) XML
11 22 (31.43%) ASP.NET
12 21 (30.00%) OO
13 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
13 20 (28.57%) .NET Framework
14 19 (27.14%) jQuery
14 19 (27.14%) Multithreading
15 18 (25.71%) MVC
15 18 (25.71%) HTML
15 18 (25.71%) Java
16 17 (24.29%) CSS
16 17 (24.29%) Front Office
16 17 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (22.86%) Unit Testing
17 16 (22.86%) WPF
17 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (22.86%) SOA
17 16 (22.86%) C++

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 10 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.43%) GitHub
3 1 (1.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) LDAP
2 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
3 10 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 10 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.43%) KDB
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
3 10 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 10 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 10 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 6 (8.57%) Bitbucket
4 6 (8.57%) JIRA
4 6 (8.57%) NUnit
5 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.29%) LoadRunner
5 3 (4.29%) Selenium
6 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 43 (61.43%) Finance
2 31 (44.29%) Banking
3 17 (24.29%) Front Office
4 4 (5.71%) Advertising
5 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 58 (82.86%) Developer
2 30 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 15 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 15 (21.43%) UI Developer
4 13 (18.57%) Senior Developer
5 12 (17.14%) C++ Developer
6 11 (15.71%) Senior C# Developer
7 10 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
8 9 (12.86%) Angular Developer
9 7 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
9 7 (10.00%) Senior C++ Developer
9 7 (10.00%) WPF Developer
10 6 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
12 4 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (5.71%) Java Developer
12 4 (5.71%) Node.js Developer
12 4 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
13 2 (2.86%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (64.29%) .NET
2 34 (48.57%) WCF
3 33 (47.14%) JSON
3 33 (47.14%) Web Services
4 28 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 23 (32.86%) XML
6 22 (31.43%) ASP.NET
7 20 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 19 (27.14%) jQuery
9 18 (25.71%) HTML
10 17 (24.29%) CSS
11 16 (22.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (22.86%) WPF
12 15 (21.43%) HTML5
13 12 (17.14%) Node.js
14 11 (15.71%) ADO.NET
14 11 (15.71%) AngularJS
14 11 (15.71%) RESTful
14 11 (15.71%) WF
15 7 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) User Experience
2 11 (15.71%) Algorithms
2 11 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.14%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.71%) Social Network
5 3 (4.29%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.29%) Equities
5 3 (4.29%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.86%) Derivative
6 2 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.43%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Unix
2 12 (17.14%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) OO
2 19 (27.14%) Multithreading
3 18 (25.71%) MVC
4 17 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (22.86%) SOA
5 16 (22.86%) Unit Testing
6 15 (21.43%) CRM
7 12 (17.14%) OOP
8 11 (15.71%) DevOps
8 11 (15.71%) Memory Management
8 11 (15.71%) Scrum
8 11 (15.71%) SDLC
9 9 (12.86%) TDD
10 7 (10.00%) Low Latency
10 7 (10.00%) Risk Management
11 6 (8.57%) Issue Tracking
12 5 (7.14%) Asynchronous Programming
12 5 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (7.14%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 50 (71.43%) SQL
2 32 (45.71%) JavaScript
3 23 (32.86%) PL/SQL
4 18 (25.71%) Java
5 16 (22.86%) C++
6 8 (11.43%) C
6 8 (11.43%) T-SQL
7 6 (8.57%) C++/CLI
8 3 (4.29%) Python
8 3 (4.29%) VBScript
9 2 (2.86%) R
9 2 (2.86%) Ruby
10 1 (1.43%) VBA
10 1 (1.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Docker
2 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Oracle
2 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.43%) Siebel
4 12 (17.14%) Sybase
5 6 (8.57%) Google
5 6 (8.57%) Perforce