The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 24 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.29% - 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.39% - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Median daily rate £420 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +19.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
143 44 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 63.00% 44.44% 48.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 23 19
Median daily rate £400 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £263 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

C
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Belfast region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Belfast region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Belfast region with a requirement for C.

1 12 (80.00%) C++
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
6 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless
6 2 (13.33%) Electronics
6 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Firmware
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) MS Office
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (6.67%) STL

C
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) CppUnit
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) C++ Developer
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support
2 2 (13.33%) Senior C++ Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) C Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (6.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (46.67%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft