Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 8 14
Rank change year-on-year -13 +6 +13
Contract jobs citing C# 47 51 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.23% 13.14% 10.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.20% 21.43% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 12
Northern Ireland median daily rate £460 £385 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.57% +31.06% -9.62%
10th Percentile £347 £256 £256
90th Percentile £541 £420 £395
UK median daily rate £440 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.34 -
UK median hourly rate £44.12 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.60% +2.50% +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 331 238 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 65.03% 61.34% 51.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 164 59
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £298 £256 £259
90th Percentile £538 £563 £450
UK median daily rate £456 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.18% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £23.00 £14.34 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.39% -5.97% -
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.63 £42.50 £16.38
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -16 42 £460 +19.57% 25
County Armagh - 2 £350 -
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 24 (51.06%) .NET
1 24 (51.06%) Visual Studio
2 23 (48.94%) TDD
3 22 (46.81%) Finance
3 22 (46.81%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (44.68%) C++
5 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
5 16 (34.04%) Multithreading
5 16 (34.04%) Performance Improvement
6 15 (31.91%) Test Automation
6 15 (31.91%) Banking
7 14 (29.79%) Refactoring
7 14 (29.79%) Low Latency
8 13 (27.66%) Data Structures
8 13 (27.66%) SQL
8 13 (27.66%) Asynchronous Programming
9 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
10 10 (21.28%) Windows
10 10 (21.28%) Python
11 9 (19.15%) Java
11 9 (19.15%) Spring
11 9 (19.15%) Derivative
11 9 (19.15%) REST
12 8 (17.02%) HTML
12 8 (17.02%) Front Office
13 7 (14.89%) N-Tier
13 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
13 7 (14.89%) WinForms
13 7 (14.89%) DevExpress

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) npm
2 2 (4.26%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (51.06%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.64%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) JUnit
3 2 (4.26%) Maven
3 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 15 (31.91%) Banking
3 8 (17.02%) Front Office
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (97.87%) Developer
2 31 (65.96%) C# Developer
3 14 (29.79%) Senior Developer
4 13 (27.66%) .NET Developer
5 11 (23.40%) C++ Developer
5 11 (23.40%) C++/C# Developer
5 11 (23.40%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (19.15%) Senior C++ Developer
7 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.38%) CRM Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Android Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (4.26%) iOS Android Developer
9 2 (4.26%) iOS Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (4.26%) WinForms Developer
10 1 (2.13%) C# GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) .NET
2 9 (19.15%) REST
2 9 (19.15%) Spring
3 8 (17.02%) HTML
4 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
4 7 (14.89%) WinForms
5 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
5 6 (12.77%) HTML5
6 4 (8.51%) JSON
6 4 (8.51%) React
7 3 (6.38%) Ajax
7 3 (6.38%) WPF
8 2 (4.26%) Akka
8 2 (4.26%) CSS
8 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.26%) Kafka
8 2 (4.26%) Redux
8 2 (4.26%) Spring Boot
8 2 (4.26%) Zuul
9 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Data Structures
2 9 (19.15%) Derivative
3 7 (14.89%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.38%) Grid Computing
5 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.26%) Equities
6 1 (2.13%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.13%) User Experience
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Unix
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.26%) Android
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) TDD
2 22 (46.81%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (34.04%) Multithreading
3 16 (34.04%) Performance Improvement
4 15 (31.91%) Test Automation
5 14 (29.79%) Low Latency
5 14 (29.79%) Refactoring
6 13 (27.66%) Asynchronous Programming
7 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.38%) CRM
9 3 (6.38%) Migration
9 3 (6.38%) MVC
9 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
10 2 (4.26%) Android Development
10 2 (4.26%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (4.26%) OO
10 2 (4.26%) Product Management
10 2 (4.26%) Speech Recognition
10 2 (4.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) C++
2 13 (27.66%) SQL
3 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
4 10 (21.28%) Python
5 9 (19.15%) Java
6 2 (4.26%) ES6
6 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) DevExpress
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) FXall
3 2 (4.26%) Reuters
3 2 (4.26%) Xamarin