Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 31 12
Rank change year-on-year +15 -19 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 37 73 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.34% 10.91% 10.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.79% 13.98% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 68 22
Northern Ireland median daily rate £433 £403 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.45% +3.21% +18.63%
10th Percentile £350 £281 £313
90th Percentile £575 £533 £419
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 208 522 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 52.53% 78.03% 39.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 430 55
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +10.00% +19.52%
10th Percentile £309 £343 £192
90th Percentile £538 £488 £419
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £45.00 £18.25 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +146.58% +82.50% -68.75%
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +10 31 £433 +7.45% 30
County Londonderry - 2 - - 1
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 33 (89.19%) .NET
2 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) ASP.NET
3 21 (56.76%) SQL
4 19 (51.35%) WPF
5 17 (45.95%) MVC
6 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (27.03%) Finance
7 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
7 10 (27.03%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
8 9 (24.32%) WCF
8 9 (24.32%) Multithreading
9 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
10 7 (18.92%) SOA
10 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (16.22%) Advertising
11 6 (16.22%) TDD
11 6 (16.22%) Banking
11 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
11 6 (16.22%) JIRA
12 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
12 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (13.51%) Oracle
13 4 (10.81%) HTML
13 4 (10.81%) Java
13 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
13 4 (10.81%) OOD
13 4 (10.81%) OO

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 4 (10.81%) EPiServer
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.70%) npm
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) RavenDB
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) JIRA
1 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) JSUnit
4 1 (2.70%) JUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Advertising
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Front Office
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 25 (67.57%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
4 6 (16.22%) C# Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (10.81%) EPiServer Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Azure Developer
7 2 (5.41%) CRM Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) C# WPF Developer
8 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (89.19%) .NET
2 23 (62.16%) ASP.NET
3 19 (51.35%) WPF
4 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
5 9 (24.32%) WCF
6 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
8 4 (10.81%) HTML
9 3 (8.11%) SOAP
10 2 (5.41%) Angular 2
10 2 (5.41%) CSS
10 2 (5.41%) HTML5
10 2 (5.41%) JSON
10 2 (5.41%) Node.js
10 2 (5.41%) REST
10 2 (5.41%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (5.41%) Web Services
10 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Equities
3 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.70%) Blog
4 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.70%) Derivative
4 1 (2.70%) Life Science
4 1 (2.70%) LIMS
4 1 (2.70%) Podcast
4 1 (2.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) MVC
3 9 (24.32%) Multithreading
4 7 (18.92%) SOA
5 6 (16.22%) TDD
6 4 (10.81%) OO
6 4 (10.81%) OOD
6 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.11%) Automated Trading
7 3 (8.11%) BDD
7 3 (8.11%) CRM
7 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (5.41%) Scrum
8 2 (5.41%) SOLID
9 1 (2.70%) Index Arbitrage
9 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Release Management
9 1 (2.70%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.11%) C++
3 3 (8.11%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.70%) ES6
5 1 (2.70%) Java 8
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.70%) VBA
5 1 (2.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) TIBCO