Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 23 20
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 60 89 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 15.54% 14.59% 5.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.75% 18.02% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 83 7
Northern Ireland median daily rate £455 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.75% +3.90% +17.11%
10th Percentile £413 £263 £276
90th Percentile £575 £523 £445
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year - +11.84% -5.00%

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 233 494 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 60.36% 80.98% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 428 37
Northern Ireland median daily rate £434 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.09% +37.50% -14.29%
10th Percentile £296 £346 £163
90th Percentile £538 £504 £459
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.89% +66.67% -57.81%
10th Percentile £41.25 £21.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £23.75 £16.70
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 49 £455 +13.75% 29
County Londonderry - 3 £638 - 3
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 52 (86.67%) .NET
2 42 (70.00%) WPF
3 37 (61.67%) Finance
4 35 (58.33%) SQL
4 35 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (50.00%) Multithreading
6 28 (46.67%) ASP.NET
6 28 (46.67%) SOA
6 28 (46.67%) MVC
7 26 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (38.33%) WCF
9 22 (36.67%) Oracle
10 20 (33.33%) Banking
11 19 (31.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
12 17 (28.33%) Front Office
13 15 (25.00%) OO
14 14 (23.33%) TDD
15 12 (20.00%) Visual Studio
15 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (18.33%) Greenfield Project
16 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
16 11 (18.33%) JSON
16 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
17 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (16.67%) OOP
17 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
18 8 (13.33%) Unit Testing
18 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
18 8 (13.33%) Python

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 19 (31.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) npm
1 5 (8.33%) Yarn
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.67%) TeamCity
3 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.33%) JIRA
4 5 (8.33%) JUnit
4 5 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (61.67%) Finance
2 20 (33.33%) Banking
3 17 (28.33%) Front Office
4 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (93.33%) Developer
2 38 (63.33%) .NET Developer
3 23 (38.33%) C# Developer
4 15 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 11 (18.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (15.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 8 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Azure Developer
9 2 (3.33%) C# WPF Developer
9 2 (3.33%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.33%) C++/C# Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior C++ Developer
9 2 (3.33%) WPF Developer
10 1 (1.67%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (86.67%) .NET
2 42 (70.00%) WPF
3 28 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 26 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (38.33%) WCF
6 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
7 11 (18.33%) JSON
8 7 (11.67%) ADO.NET
8 7 (11.67%) RESTful
8 7 (11.67%) Web Services
8 7 (11.67%) WF
9 6 (10.00%) Spring
10 5 (8.33%) Akka
10 5 (8.33%) Hibernate
10 5 (8.33%) HTML
10 5 (8.33%) HTML5
10 5 (8.33%) Kafka
10 5 (8.33%) REST
10 5 (8.33%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (11.67%) Algorithms
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 5 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (5.00%) Equities
5 2 (3.33%) Derivative
5 2 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (3.33%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.67%) Blog
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.67%) Podcast
6 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 28 (46.67%) MVC
3 28 (46.67%) SOA
4 15 (25.00%) OO
5 14 (23.33%) TDD
6 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
7 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (16.67%) OOP
8 8 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (13.33%) Scrum
8 8 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 7 (11.67%) Asynchronous Programming
9 7 (11.67%) Memory Management
10 5 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
10 5 (8.33%) Garbage Collection
10 5 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
10 5 (8.33%) SOLID
11 4 (6.67%) Data Management
11 4 (6.67%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) C++
2 8 (13.33%) Python
3 7 (11.67%) Java
3 7 (11.67%) PL/SQL
4 5 (8.33%) ES6
4 5 (8.33%) Java 8
4 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.33%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Oracle
2 7 (11.67%) Sybase
3 4 (6.67%) FXall
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Reuters
4 3 (5.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.67%) DevExpress