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 3 months to 28 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#
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 11 15
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4  
Contract jobs citing C# 52 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 14.48% 6.93% 6.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.11% 19.44% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 4 1
Median daily rate £400 £380 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +23.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £320 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £410 £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.13 £39.28
% change year-on-year +4.91% -2.92%  

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 304 36 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 84.68% 35.64% 53.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 30 35
Median daily rate £413 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £423 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -57.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
County Antrim -8 51 £400 +5.26% 2
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for C#.

1 51 (70.83%) SQL
2 46 (63.89%) .NET
3 44 (61.11%) Finance
4 34 (47.22%) JavaScript
4 34 (47.22%) WCF
5 33 (45.83%) JSON
5 33 (45.83%) Web Services
6 32 (44.44%) Banking
7 30 (41.67%) Oracle
8 28 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (31.94%) PL/SQL
9 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET
10 22 (30.56%) XML
10 22 (30.56%) OO
10 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
11 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
11 20 (27.78%) .NET Framework
12 19 (26.39%) jQuery
12 19 (26.39%) Multithreading
12 19 (26.39%) HTML
12 19 (26.39%) Java
13 18 (25.00%) CSS
13 18 (25.00%) MVC
13 18 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (23.61%) Unit Testing
14 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (23.61%) Front Office
15 16 (22.22%) SOA
15 16 (22.22%) C++
15 16 (22.22%) WPF

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 10 (13.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) Office 365
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.39%) GitHub
3 1 (1.39%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) LDAP
2 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.06%) Relational Database
3 11 (15.28%) MongoDB
3 11 (15.28%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.39%) KDB
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 12 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.28%) Artifactory
2 11 (15.28%) Sonatype Nexus
2 11 (15.28%) TeamCity
3 6 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 6 (8.33%) JIRA
3 6 (8.33%) NUnit
4 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.17%) LoadRunner
4 3 (4.17%) Selenium
5 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 44 (61.11%) Finance
2 32 (44.44%) Banking
3 17 (23.61%) Front Office
4 4 (5.56%) Advertising
5 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (81.94%) Developer
2 29 (40.28%) C# Developer
3 16 (22.22%) UI Developer
4 14 (19.44%) .NET Developer
4 14 (19.44%) Senior Developer
5 12 (16.67%) C++ Developer
6 11 (15.28%) Senior C# Developer
7 10 (13.89%) Angular Developer
7 10 (13.89%) C++/C# Developer
8 7 (9.72%) C# WPF Developer
8 7 (9.72%) Senior C++ Developer
8 7 (9.72%) WPF Developer
9 6 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Node.js Developer
10 5 (6.94%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (5.56%) Java Developer
11 4 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
13 2 (2.78%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (63.89%) .NET
2 34 (47.22%) WCF
3 33 (45.83%) JSON
3 33 (45.83%) Web Services
4 28 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET
6 22 (30.56%) XML
7 20 (27.78%) .NET Framework
8 19 (26.39%) HTML
8 19 (26.39%) jQuery
9 18 (25.00%) CSS
10 16 (22.22%) HTML5
10 16 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (22.22%) WPF
11 13 (18.06%) Node.js
12 12 (16.67%) AngularJS
13 11 (15.28%) ADO.NET
13 11 (15.28%) RESTful
13 11 (15.28%) WF
14 7 (9.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) User Experience
2 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (15.28%) Algorithms
4 6 (8.33%) Virtual Team
5 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.94%) Social Network
6 3 (4.17%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.17%) Equities
6 3 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.78%) Derivative
7 2 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.39%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.83%) Unix
2 13 (18.06%) Linux
3 6 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) OO
2 19 (26.39%) Multithreading
3 18 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (25.00%) MVC
4 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (23.61%) Unit Testing
5 16 (22.22%) SOA
6 15 (20.83%) CRM
7 12 (16.67%) DevOps
7 12 (16.67%) OOP
7 12 (16.67%) SDLC
8 11 (15.28%) Memory Management
8 11 (15.28%) Scrum
9 9 (12.50%) TDD
10 7 (9.72%) Low Latency
10 7 (9.72%) Risk Management
11 6 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
12 5 (6.94%) Performance Improvement
12 5 (6.94%) Process Improvement
12 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 51 (70.83%) SQL
2 34 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 23 (31.94%) PL/SQL
4 19 (26.39%) Java
5 16 (22.22%) C++
6 8 (11.11%) C
7 7 (9.72%) T-SQL
8 6 (8.33%) C++/CLI
9 3 (4.17%) Python
9 3 (4.17%) VBScript
10 2 (2.78%) R
10 2 (2.78%) Ruby
11 1 (1.39%) VBA
11 1 (1.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Docker
2 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (41.67%) Oracle
2 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.83%) Siebel
4 12 (16.67%) Sybase
5 6 (8.33%) Google
5 6 (8.33%) Perforce
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