Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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#
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 6 26
Rank change year-on-year -29 +20 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 53 42 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.58% 13.91% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.80% 28.57% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 29 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £363 £305 £325
90th Percentile £551 £420 £375
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.34 -
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%

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 449 147 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 72.65% 48.68% 49.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 84 52
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £385 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +22.71% -2.71%
10th Percentile £313 £193 £163
90th Percentile £513 £514 £465
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 1
Northern Ireland 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
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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 -25 52 £420 +9.09% 3
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for C#.

1 32 (60.38%) TDD
2 31 (58.49%) Finance
2 31 (58.49%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (54.72%) Multithreading
3 29 (54.72%) Visual Studio
4 28 (52.83%) Performance Improvement
5 26 (49.06%) C++
6 25 (47.17%) Low Latency
7 24 (45.28%) Asynchronous Programming
7 24 (45.28%) Test Automation
8 20 (37.74%) Banking
9 18 (33.96%) Refactoring
9 18 (33.96%) Data Structures
9 18 (33.96%) SQL
10 17 (32.08%) .NET
11 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
13 11 (20.75%) Java
13 11 (20.75%) Unix
13 11 (20.75%) Linux
13 11 (20.75%) Derivative
14 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
14 9 (16.98%) Front Office
14 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
14 9 (16.98%) HTML
15 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
15 8 (15.09%) HTML5
16 7 (13.21%) WCF
16 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
16 7 (13.21%) AngularJS

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 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 6 (11.32%) npm
2 4 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.77%) Office 365
4 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.89%) KDB
Development Applications
1 29 (54.72%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.32%) Artifactory
2 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.32%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (11.32%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) NUnit
General
1 31 (58.49%) Finance
2 20 (37.74%) Banking
3 9 (16.98%) Front Office
4 2 (3.77%) Advertising
4 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (88.68%) Developer
2 36 (67.92%) C# Developer
3 22 (41.51%) Senior Developer
4 21 (39.62%) C++ Developer
5 20 (37.74%) C++/C# Developer
5 20 (37.74%) Senior C# Developer
6 15 (28.30%) 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%) UI Developer
9 3 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) JavaScript Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Angular Developer
10 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior SQL Developer
10 2 (3.77%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) .NET
2 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
2 9 (16.98%) HTML
3 8 (15.09%) HTML5
4 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
4 7 (13.21%) WCF
5 6 (11.32%) Node.js
6 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (9.43%) CSS
6 5 (9.43%) jQuery
6 5 (9.43%) JSON
6 5 (9.43%) Web Services
6 5 (9.43%) XML
7 4 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.77%) WPF
10 1 (1.89%) .NET Remoting
10 1 (1.89%) Protocol Buffers
10 1 (1.89%) REST
10 1 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Data Structures
2 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (20.75%) Derivative
4 5 (9.43%) Virtual Team
5 4 (7.55%) User Experience
6 3 (5.66%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (5.66%) Social Network
7 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.77%) Equities
8 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Linux
1 11 (20.75%) Unix
2 4 (7.55%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) TDD
2 31 (58.49%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (54.72%) Multithreading
4 28 (52.83%) Performance Improvement
5 25 (47.17%) Low Latency
6 24 (45.28%) Asynchronous Programming
6 24 (45.28%) Test Automation
7 18 (33.96%) Refactoring
8 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (11.32%) DevOps
9 6 (11.32%) OO
9 6 (11.32%) SDLC
10 5 (9.43%) CRM
10 5 (9.43%) Migration
10 5 (9.43%) MVC
11 2 (3.77%) Concurrent Programming
11 2 (3.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (3.77%) OOD
11 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) C++
2 18 (33.96%) SQL
3 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.75%) Java
5 6 (11.32%) R
6 5 (9.43%) C
6 5 (9.43%) Python
7 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.89%) C++/CLI
8 1 (1.89%) Ruby
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Docker
2 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) Siebel
4 1 (1.89%) Google
4 1 (1.89%) Perforce