Period
to 24 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 8 21
Rank change year-on-year -11 +13 -13
Contract jobs citing C# 31 82 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.73% 18.72% 11.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.08% 27.99% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 67 49
Northern Ireland median daily rate £338 £455 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.82% +21.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £314 £363 £257
90th Percentile £447 £550 £455
UK median daily rate £450 £431 £400
% change year-on-year +4.41% +7.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £43.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +1.16% +3.61% +7.44%

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 237 293 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 59.10% 66.89% 72.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 235 316
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £445 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.11% +7.88% +26.92%
10th Percentile £308 £301 £263
90th Percentile £520 £538 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £46.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.33% - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +7.79%

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 -5 29 £338 -25.82% 30
County Londonderry -1 2 - -
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 28 (90.32%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) Banking
3 11 (35.48%) MVC
3 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
4 10 (32.26%) SQL
5 9 (29.03%) Degree
5 9 (29.03%) Derivative
5 9 (29.03%) OTC Derivatives
6 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
6 8 (25.81%) HTML
6 8 (25.81%) CSS
6 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
8 6 (19.35%) Oracle
8 6 (19.35%) WPF
8 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
8 6 (19.35%) jQuery
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
9 5 (16.13%) PaaS
9 5 (16.13%) HTML5
9 5 (16.13%) Entity Framework
9 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
9 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
10 4 (12.90%) Web Services
10 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 (9.68%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (6.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.23%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (16.13%) PaaS
2 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (9.68%) SaaS
3 2 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (6.45%) Azure Functions
3 2 (6.45%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (6.45%) Office 365
3 2 (6.45%) Serverless
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (6.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (6.45%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (6.45%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (6.45%) GIS
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.45%) MSTest
4 2 (6.45%) NUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (38.71%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (93.55%) Developer
2 23 (74.19%) .NET Developer
3 14 (45.16%) C# Developer
4 12 (38.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (9.68%) WCF Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Azure Developer
9 1 (3.23%) C# WCF Developer
9 1 (3.23%) C++ Developer
9 1 (3.23%) C++/C# Developer
9 1 (3.23%) CRM Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Lead .NET Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Senior C++ Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Software Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
9 1 (3.23%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) .NET
2 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
3 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
3 8 (25.81%) CSS
3 8 (25.81%) HTML
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (19.35%) jQuery
4 6 (19.35%) WPF
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (16.13%) Entity Framework
5 5 (16.13%) HTML5
6 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (12.90%) Web Services
7 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Core
7 3 (9.68%) CSS3
7 3 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (9.68%) WCF
8 2 (6.45%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (6.45%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Derivative
1 9 (29.03%) OTC Derivatives
2 4 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Wiki
5 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) MVC
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.90%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.68%) Analytics
5 3 (9.68%) Asynchronous Programming
5 3 (9.68%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) MVVM
5 3 (9.68%) OO
5 3 (9.68%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (9.68%) Workflow
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.23%) Code Optimisation
7 1 (3.23%) Defect Management
7 1 (3.23%) Low Latency
7 1 (3.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PMO
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ansible
1 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) ESRI
3 1 (3.23%) HP