The first table below looks at the demand for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Belfast region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 14 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing C 3 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.41% 11.21% 1.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.38% 21.05% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Average daily rate
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£340 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.42 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
32 57 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 36.36% 53.27% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 34 26
Average daily rate £300 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.42 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
County Antrim

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 11 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 2 (66.67%) PMP
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python

C
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PMP
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
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