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 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 21 7 19
Rank change year-on-year -14 +12  
Contract jobs citing C# 19 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 8.92% 14.41% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.07% 36.36% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 3
Median daily rate £375 £294 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.65% -9.61%  
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 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 135 44 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 63.38% 39.64% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 24 28
Median daily rate £400 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £389 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 -11 19 £375 +27.65% 5
C#
Northern Ireland

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

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

1 32 (68.09%) SQL
2 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (55.32%) .NET
4 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
4 22 (46.81%) Finance
5 20 (42.55%) Multithreading
6 18 (38.30%) Java
7 17 (36.17%) Front Office
7 17 (36.17%) Banking
8 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
8 14 (29.79%) C++
8 14 (29.79%) TDD
9 13 (27.66%) BDD
9 13 (27.66%) Python
9 13 (27.66%) OOD
9 13 (27.66%) Relational Database
10 11 (23.40%) HTML
10 11 (23.40%) .NET Framework
10 11 (23.40%) Degree
10 11 (23.40%) WCF
10 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (21.28%) JSON
11 10 (21.28%) NoSQL
11 10 (21.28%) PL/SQL
11 10 (21.28%) Oracle
11 10 (21.28%) Web Services
12 9 (19.15%) Scrum
12 9 (19.15%) OO
12 9 (19.15%) Sybase
12 9 (19.15%) ADO.NET

C#
Top Related 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 8 (17.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.38%) Apache
5 2 (4.26%) Confluence
5 2 (4.26%) IIS
6 1 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
2 1 (2.13%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.66%) Relational Database
3 10 (21.28%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
1 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
1 3 (6.38%) Selenium
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.13%) JUnit
3 1 (2.13%) NUnit
3 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) TestNG
General
1 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Banking
2 17 (36.17%) Front Office
3 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Billing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (85.11%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) C# Developer
3 14 (29.79%) .NET Developer
4 12 (25.53%) Java Developer
5 10 (21.28%) Senior Developer
6 8 (17.02%) Lead Developer
6 8 (17.02%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (14.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (10.64%) C# WPF Developer
8 5 (10.64%) WPF Developer
9 4 (8.51%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Analyst
10 3 (6.38%) Banking Analyst
10 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
11 2 (4.26%) Consultant
11 2 (4.26%) QA Analyst
11 2 (4.26%) QA Test Analyst
11 2 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) .NET
2 11 (23.40%) .NET Framework
2 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (23.40%) HTML
2 11 (23.40%) WCF
3 10 (21.28%) JSON
3 10 (21.28%) Web Services
4 9 (19.15%) ADO.NET
4 9 (19.15%) RESTful
4 9 (19.15%) WF
4 9 (19.15%) WPF
5 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
5 7 (14.89%) jQuery
6 5 (10.64%) XML
7 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
7 4 (8.51%) CSS
7 4 (8.51%) Node.js
8 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.26%) SOAP
9 1 (2.13%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Algorithms
1 9 (19.15%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (6.38%) Derivative
2 3 (6.38%) Equities
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) Multithreading
3 14 (29.79%) TDD
4 13 (27.66%) BDD
4 13 (27.66%) OOD
5 9 (19.15%) Memory Management
5 9 (19.15%) OO
5 9 (19.15%) Scrum
6 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (17.02%) OOP
6 8 (17.02%) SOA
7 7 (14.89%) Information Security
7 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Mathematics
8 6 (12.77%) MVC
9 4 (8.51%) Data Validation
9 4 (8.51%) Validation
10 3 (6.38%) Manual Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (4.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (68.09%) SQL
2 18 (38.30%) Java
3 14 (29.79%) C++
3 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
4 13 (27.66%) Python
5 10 (21.28%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.38%) VBScript
8 1 (2.13%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) HND
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle
2 9 (19.15%) Sybase
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft