Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 29 7
Rank change year-on-year +11 -22 +14
Contract jobs citing C# 32 53 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.16% 9.19% 14.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.17% 12.80% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 50 28
Northern Ireland median daily rate £429 £446 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.92% +15.91% +10.00%
10th Percentile £323 £363 £301
90th Percentile £575 £538 £420
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £17.50 - £14.34
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.15% +8.75% -

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 211 414 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 53.83% 71.75% 54.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 332 101
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £416 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.84% +7.92% +21.26%
10th Percentile £310 £310 £193
90th Percentile £520 £538 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 15
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £42.50 £18.25 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.88% +28.07% -6.56%
10th Percentile £12.34 £14.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.25 £37.75 £42.50
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.23
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.98% +4.60%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 29 £429 -3.92% 29
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 27 (84.38%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
3 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 14 (43.75%) WPF
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (34.38%) MVC
5 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (18.75%) Finance
7 6 (18.75%) Advertising
8 5 (15.63%) TDD
8 5 (15.63%) SOA
8 5 (15.63%) HTML
8 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
8 5 (15.63%) WCF
8 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
9 4 (12.50%) Multithreading
9 4 (12.50%) EPiServer
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 4 (12.50%) CRM
9 4 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 3 (9.38%) Angular 2
10 3 (9.38%) Degree
10 3 (9.38%) JIRA
10 3 (9.38%) Banking
10 3 (9.38%) Scrum

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 (12.50%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.13%) JSUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (18.75%) Advertising
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 18 (56.25%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.88%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (12.50%) EPiServer Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) CRM Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Data Scientist
7 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
3 14 (43.75%) WPF
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
6 5 (15.63%) HTML
6 5 (15.63%) WCF
7 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 3 (9.38%) Angular 2
8 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (9.38%) CSS
8 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
8 3 (9.38%) jQuery
8 3 (9.38%) SOAP
8 3 (9.38%) Web Services
9 2 (6.25%) JSON
9 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (6.25%) Node.js
9 2 (6.25%) REST
9 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Derivative
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Equities
3 1 (3.13%) Life Science
3 1 (3.13%) LIMS
3 1 (3.13%) SCADA
3 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) MVC
3 5 (15.63%) SOA
3 5 (15.63%) TDD
4 4 (12.50%) CRM
4 4 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.38%) BDD
5 3 (9.38%) Scrum
5 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.25%) Automated Trading
6 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) Prototyping
7 1 (3.13%) Random Forest
7 1 (3.13%) SDLC
7 1 (3.13%) Sentiment Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.13%) R
5 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle