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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 21 5 14
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9  
Contract jobs citing C# 21 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.25% 15.00% 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.38% 36.73% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 7
Median daily rate £375 £294 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.65% -9.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £263 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £395 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

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 146 49 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 64.32% 40.83% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 25 32
Median daily rate £400 £300 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -12.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £388 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 -14 19 £375 +27.65% 6
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 34 (68.00%) SQL
2 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (56.00%) .NET
4 23 (46.00%) Finance
5 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
6 20 (40.00%) Multithreading
7 19 (38.00%) Java
8 18 (36.00%) Banking
9 17 (34.00%) Front Office
10 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
10 15 (30.00%) C++
10 15 (30.00%) TDD
11 14 (28.00%) BDD
11 14 (28.00%) Python
11 14 (28.00%) OOD
12 13 (26.00%) Relational Database
13 12 (24.00%) HTML
14 11 (22.00%) .NET Framework
14 11 (22.00%) Degree
14 11 (22.00%) WCF
14 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (20.00%) JSON
15 10 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
15 10 (20.00%) NoSQL
15 10 (20.00%) PL/SQL
15 10 (20.00%) Oracle
15 10 (20.00%) Web Services
16 9 (18.00%) OO
16 9 (18.00%) Sybase
16 9 (18.00%) ADO.NET

C#
Top Related 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 8 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.00%) Apache
5 2 (4.00%) Confluence
5 2 (4.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.00%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.00%) Relational Database
3 10 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (6.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (6.00%) Selenium
1 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) JUnit
3 1 (2.00%) NUnit
3 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) TestNG
General
1 23 (46.00%) Finance
2 18 (36.00%) Banking
3 17 (34.00%) Front Office
4 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.00%) Billing
5 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (84.00%) Developer
2 15 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 14 (28.00%) .NET Developer
4 13 (26.00%) Java Developer
5 12 (24.00%) Senior Developer
6 9 (18.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (16.00%) Lead Developer
8 7 (14.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
9 5 (10.00%) WPF Developer
10 4 (8.00%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (8.00%) SQL Developer
11 3 (6.00%) Analyst
11 3 (6.00%) Banking Analyst
11 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
12 2 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
12 2 (4.00%) Consultant
12 2 (4.00%) QA Analyst
12 2 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (56.00%) .NET
2 12 (24.00%) HTML
3 11 (22.00%) .NET Framework
3 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (22.00%) WCF
4 10 (20.00%) JSON
4 10 (20.00%) Web Services
5 9 (18.00%) ADO.NET
5 9 (18.00%) RESTful
5 9 (18.00%) WF
5 9 (18.00%) WPF
6 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (14.00%) jQuery
8 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (10.00%) CSS
8 5 (10.00%) XML
9 4 (8.00%) Node.js
10 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.00%) SOAP
11 1 (2.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
2 9 (18.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.00%) Equities
4 3 (6.00%) Derivative
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 15 (30.00%) TDD
4 14 (28.00%) BDD
4 14 (28.00%) OOD
5 9 (18.00%) Memory Management
5 9 (18.00%) OO
5 9 (18.00%) Scrum
6 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (16.00%) OOP
6 8 (16.00%) SOA
7 7 (14.00%) Information Security
7 7 (14.00%) Integration Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Mathematics
7 7 (14.00%) MVC
8 4 (8.00%) Data Validation
8 4 (8.00%) Validation
9 3 (6.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) SQL
2 19 (38.00%) Java
3 15 (30.00%) C++
3 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (28.00%) Python
5 10 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.00%) VBScript
8 1 (2.00%) VB
8 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) HND
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) Sybase
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft