Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 7 25
Rank change year-on-year -30 +18 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 53 39 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 9.04% 14.18% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.44% 28.68% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 27 1
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.08% +10.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £363 £328 £325
90th Percentile £528 £420 £375
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +7.08% +10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - £14.34 -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.34 -

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 426 136 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 72.70% 49.45% 49.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 77 48
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £385 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +23.20% -0.79%
10th Percentile £313 £192 £163
90th Percentile £513 £500 £450
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £385 £314
% change year-on-year +7.14% +22.71% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 1
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.25 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.07% -6.56% +17.31%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £37.75 £42.50 £16.38
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £18.25 £14.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year +28.07% -6.56% +17.31%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -25 53 £412 +7.08% 5
C#
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 34 (64.15%) Finance
2 29 (54.72%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (52.83%) TDD
3 28 (52.83%) Visual Studio
4 25 (47.17%) C++
4 25 (47.17%) Multithreading
5 24 (45.28%) Performance Improvement
6 23 (43.40%) SQL
7 22 (41.51%) Banking
8 21 (39.62%) Low Latency
9 20 (37.74%) Asynchronous Programming
9 20 (37.74%) Test Automation
10 19 (35.85%) .NET
11 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
11 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (26.42%) Data Structures
12 14 (26.42%) Refactoring
12 14 (26.42%) Unix
12 14 (26.42%) Linux
13 13 (24.53%) Java
14 12 (22.64%) Unit Testing
15 10 (18.87%) Oracle
15 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
15 10 (18.87%) Derivative
16 9 (16.98%) HTML
16 9 (16.98%) Front Office
16 9 (16.98%) WCF
16 9 (16.98%) Node.js
16 9 (16.98%) DevOps
17 8 (15.09%) SDLC

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 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) npm
2 5 (9.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.77%) Office 365
4 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.89%) KDB
Development Applications
1 28 (52.83%) Visual Studio
2 8 (15.09%) Artifactory
2 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.09%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (15.09%) TeamCity
3 4 (7.55%) Bitbucket
3 4 (7.55%) JIRA
3 4 (7.55%) NUnit
General
1 34 (64.15%) Finance
2 22 (41.51%) Banking
3 9 (16.98%) Front Office
4 2 (3.77%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (86.79%) Developer
2 33 (62.26%) C# Developer
3 23 (43.40%) Senior Developer
4 21 (39.62%) C++ Developer
4 21 (39.62%) Senior C# Developer
5 20 (37.74%) C++/C# Developer
6 17 (32.08%) Senior C++ Developer
7 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Real Time Developer
8 4 (7.55%) C Developer
8 4 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (7.55%) UI Developer
9 3 (5.66%) JavaScript Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (5.66%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Angular Developer
10 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.77%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) .NET
2 9 (16.98%) HTML
2 9 (16.98%) Node.js
2 9 (16.98%) WCF
3 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
3 8 (15.09%) HTML5
3 8 (15.09%) JSON
3 8 (15.09%) Web Services
3 8 (15.09%) XML
4 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
4 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
5 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (9.43%) CSS
5 5 (9.43%) jQuery
6 4 (7.55%) .NET Remoting
6 4 (7.55%) Protocol Buffers
6 4 (7.55%) REST
6 4 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.77%) WPF
8 1 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (26.42%) Data Structures
3 10 (18.87%) Derivative
4 6 (11.32%) Virtual Team
5 4 (7.55%) Social Network
5 4 (7.55%) User Experience
6 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.66%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.77%) Equities
8 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
1 14 (26.42%) Unix
2 5 (9.43%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (52.83%) TDD
3 25 (47.17%) Multithreading
4 24 (45.28%) Performance Improvement
5 21 (39.62%) Low Latency
6 20 (37.74%) Asynchronous Programming
6 20 (37.74%) Test Automation
7 14 (26.42%) Refactoring
8 12 (22.64%) Unit Testing
9 9 (16.98%) DevOps
10 8 (15.09%) OO
10 8 (15.09%) SDLC
11 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (9.43%) CRM
11 5 (9.43%) Migration
11 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
12 4 (7.55%) Issue Tracking
12 4 (7.55%) MVC
12 4 (7.55%) Process Improvement
12 4 (7.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) C++
2 23 (43.40%) SQL
3 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
4 13 (24.53%) Java
5 8 (15.09%) C
6 6 (11.32%) R
7 5 (9.43%) Python
8 4 (7.55%) C++/CLI
8 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.89%) Ruby
10 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Docker
2 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) Google
3 4 (7.55%) Perforce
3 4 (7.55%) Siebel