Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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# Developer
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 26 -
Rank change year-on-year -27 - +34
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 35 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.57% 5.02% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.85% 5.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -
UK median daily rate £445 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +11.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.34 -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 598 286 125
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 95.65% 89.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 161 76
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +12.00% -0.79%
10th Percentile £289 £141 £101
90th Percentile £513 £438 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 4
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.28 £14.30 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.10% -6.26% -9.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £13.16
90th Percentile £20.78 £28.13 £17.35
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings that featured C# Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in Northern Ireland

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in Northern Ireland

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Developer in Northern Ireland

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in Northern Ireland

C# Developer
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# Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 21 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
County Antrim -23 34 £413 +3.13% 2
C# Developer
UK

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (82.86%) Visual Studio
3 28 (80.00%) Finance
4 27 (77.14%) TDD
5 25 (71.43%) Multithreading
5 25 (71.43%) C++
5 25 (71.43%) Performance Improvement
6 21 (60.00%) Test Automation
6 21 (60.00%) Low Latency
6 21 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (60.00%) Asynchronous Programming
7 16 (45.71%) Banking
8 15 (42.86%) Refactoring
8 15 (42.86%) Data Structures
9 10 (28.57%) .NET
10 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
10 9 (25.71%) Derivative
10 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (22.86%) Front Office
11 8 (22.86%) C
12 7 (20.00%) SQL
13 6 (17.14%) WCF
13 6 (17.14%) R
14 5 (14.29%) JSON
14 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
14 5 (14.29%) Web Services
14 5 (14.29%) XML
14 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
14 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
15 4 (11.43%) Protocol Buffers

C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (82.86%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.43%) Bitbucket
2 4 (11.43%) JIRA
2 4 (11.43%) NUnit
General
1 28 (80.00%) Finance
2 16 (45.71%) Banking
3 8 (22.86%) Front Office
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) WCF
3 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 5 (14.29%) JSON
3 5 (14.29%) Web Services
3 5 (14.29%) XML
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Remoting
4 4 (11.43%) HTML
4 4 (11.43%) HTML5
4 4 (11.43%) Protocol Buffers
4 4 (11.43%) REST
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.86%) CSS
6 1 (2.86%) jQuery
6 1 (2.86%) React
6 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Data Structures
2 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (25.71%) Derivative
3 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
1 3 (8.57%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) TDD
2 25 (71.43%) Multithreading
2 25 (71.43%) Performance Improvement
3 21 (60.00%) Asynchronous Programming
3 21 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (60.00%) Low Latency
3 21 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 15 (42.86%) Refactoring
5 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (11.43%) Migration
6 4 (11.43%) Process Improvement
6 4 (11.43%) SOA
6 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) MVC
8 1 (2.86%) CRM
8 1 (2.86%) OOD
8 1 (2.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (71.43%) C++
3 8 (22.86%) C
4 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (17.14%) R
6 4 (11.43%) C++/CLI
6 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.57%) Java
7 3 (8.57%) Python
8 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Google
1 4 (11.43%) Perforce
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Siebel