Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 23 May 2018 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#
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 20 8
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 +7
Contract jobs citing C# 86 60 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 19.07% 11.52% 12.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.10% 16.04% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 47 16
Northern Ireland median daily rate £455 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.33% +20.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £363 £257 £256
90th Percentile £550 £460 £414
UK median daily rate £431 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.75% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £38.63
% change year-on-year +3.61% +7.44% +4.39%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 306 374 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 67.85% 71.79% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 309 38
Northern Ireland median daily rate £450 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +26.92% -3.70%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £256
90th Percentile £545 £553 £425
UK median daily rate £463 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +7.56% +2.99% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £30.00 - £13.50
10th Percentile £17.80 - £13.25
90th Percentile £37.00 - £14.35
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -3.61% +7.79% +10.00%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Northern Ireland

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Northern Ireland

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Northern Ireland

C#
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# in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Northern Ireland

C#
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# within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. 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 +11 71 £460 +22.67% 28
County Londonderry - 3 £638 - 4
County Armagh - 2 £350 -
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for C#.

1 58 (67.44%) .NET
2 52 (60.47%) Finance
3 41 (47.67%) Multithreading
4 38 (44.19%) SQL
5 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (40.70%) WPF
7 33 (38.37%) Visual Studio
8 31 (36.05%) TDD
9 30 (34.88%) Banking
9 30 (34.88%) SQL Server
10 29 (33.72%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (31.40%) C++
12 25 (29.07%) Front Office
13 24 (27.91%) SOA
14 23 (26.74%) MVC
15 21 (24.42%) Oracle
15 21 (24.42%) Test Automation
16 19 (22.09%) WCF
16 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET
16 19 (22.09%) Performance Improvement
17 18 (20.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 18 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
18 17 (19.77%) .NET Framework
18 17 (19.77%) OO
18 17 (19.77%) JavaScript
18 17 (19.77%) Asynchronous Programming
19 16 (18.60%) Data Structures
19 16 (18.60%) Low Latency
20 15 (17.44%) JSON
20 15 (17.44%) Spring

C#
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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (20.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) npm
1 7 (8.14%) Yarn
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.49%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.14%) MongoDB
4 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.33%) SQLite
7 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (38.37%) Visual Studio
2 12 (13.95%) TeamCity
3 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.14%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.14%) JUnit
3 7 (8.14%) Maven
4 6 (6.98%) JIRA
5 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 52 (60.47%) Finance
2 30 (34.88%) Banking
3 25 (29.07%) Front Office
4 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (97.67%) Developer
2 45 (52.33%) C# Developer
3 39 (45.35%) .NET Developer
4 23 (26.74%) Senior Developer
5 16 (18.60%) Senior C# Developer
6 11 (12.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (12.79%) C++ Developer
6 11 (12.79%) C++/C# Developer
7 10 (11.63%) Senior C++ Developer
8 8 (9.30%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (8.14%) Java Developer
9 7 (8.14%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Senior Oracle Developer
12 3 (3.49%) CRM Developer
12 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 2 (2.33%) Android Developer
13 2 (2.33%) C# WPF Developer
13 2 (2.33%) iOS Developer
13 2 (2.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (67.44%) .NET
2 35 (40.70%) WPF
3 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET
3 19 (22.09%) WCF
4 18 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (19.77%) .NET Framework
6 15 (17.44%) JSON
6 15 (17.44%) Spring
7 14 (16.28%) REST
8 11 (12.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (10.47%) HTML
9 9 (10.47%) React
10 8 (9.30%) WinForms
11 7 (8.14%) ADO.NET
11 7 (8.14%) Hibernate
11 7 (8.14%) Redux
11 7 (8.14%) RESTful
11 7 (8.14%) Spring Boot
11 7 (8.14%) Web Services
11 7 (8.14%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Data Structures
2 10 (11.63%) Derivative
3 8 (9.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (9.30%) N-Tier
4 7 (8.14%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.81%) Equities
5 5 (5.81%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (5.81%) Grid Computing
6 4 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.16%) Blog
8 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.16%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.16%) Podcast
8 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.44%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.33%) Android
3 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.16%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.67%) Multithreading
2 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (36.05%) TDD
4 29 (33.72%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (27.91%) SOA
6 23 (26.74%) MVC
7 21 (24.42%) Test Automation
8 19 (22.09%) Performance Improvement
9 17 (19.77%) Asynchronous Programming
9 17 (19.77%) OO
10 16 (18.60%) Low Latency
11 14 (16.28%) Refactoring
12 13 (15.12%) Unit Testing
13 10 (11.63%) OOP
13 10 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (9.30%) Scrum
15 7 (8.14%) Electronic Trading
15 7 (8.14%) Garbage Collection
15 7 (8.14%) Memory Management
15 7 (8.14%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.19%) SQL
2 27 (31.40%) C++
3 17 (19.77%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.12%) Python
5 10 (11.63%) Java
6 7 (8.14%) ES6
6 7 (8.14%) Java 8
6 7 (8.14%) PL/SQL
6 7 (8.14%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Oracle
2 8 (9.30%) DevExpress
3 7 (8.14%) Sybase
4 6 (6.98%) FXall
4 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.98%) Reuters
5 3 (3.49%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.33%) Xamarin