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 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 23 6 19
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing C# 16 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 7.21% 17.14% 6.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.76% 40.00% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 4
Median daily rate £264 £294 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.12% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £395 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +12.14%

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
136 45 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 61.26% 42.86% 51.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 25 21
Median daily rate £400 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 28 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 28 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 32 (64.00%) SQL
2 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (56.00%) .NET
4 21 (42.00%) Finance
5 19 (38.00%) Java
6 18 (36.00%) Multithreading
7 17 (34.00%) TDD
7 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
8 16 (32.00%) BDD
9 15 (30.00%) Banking
9 15 (30.00%) C++
10 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
10 14 (28.00%) Python
10 14 (28.00%) OOD
11 13 (26.00%) MVC
11 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
11 13 (26.00%) NoSQL
12 12 (24.00%) Degree
12 12 (24.00%) HTML
13 11 (22.00%) Front Office
14 10 (20.00%) WPF
15 9 (18.00%) Equity Derivative
15 9 (18.00%) jQuery
15 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (16.00%) Integration Testing
16 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (16.00%) Mathematics
16 8 (16.00%) Information Security
16 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
17 6 (12.00%) AngularJS

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (8.00%) Apache
4 2 (4.00%) Confluence
4 2 (4.00%) IIS
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.00%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (6.00%) Selenium
1 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) JUnit
3 1 (2.00%) NUnit
3 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) TestNG
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 15 (30.00%) Banking
3 11 (22.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Billing
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (86.00%) Developer
2 19 (38.00%) .NET Developer
3 17 (34.00%) C# Developer
4 14 (28.00%) Senior Developer
5 13 (26.00%) Java Developer
6 12 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (20.00%) Lead Developer
8 8 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
9 5 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (10.00%) WPF Developer
10 4 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (8.00%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (6.00%) Analyst
11 3 (6.00%) Banking Analyst
11 3 (6.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
11 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
12 2 (4.00%) Consultant
12 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (56.00%) .NET
2 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (24.00%) HTML
4 10 (20.00%) WPF
5 9 (18.00%) jQuery
6 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (12.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (10.00%) CSS
8 5 (10.00%) Node.js
8 5 (10.00%) WCF
8 5 (10.00%) XML
9 4 (8.00%) JSON
9 4 (8.00%) Web Services
10 3 (6.00%) ADO.NET
10 3 (6.00%) RESTful
10 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (6.00%) WF
11 2 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (6.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Derivative
3 2 (4.00%) Equities
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Multithreading
3 17 (34.00%) TDD
4 16 (32.00%) BDD
5 14 (28.00%) OOD
6 13 (26.00%) MVC
7 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (16.00%) Information Security
8 8 (16.00%) Integration Testing
8 8 (16.00%) Mathematics
9 4 (8.00%) UML
10 3 (6.00%) Data Validation
10 3 (6.00%) Manual Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Memory Management
10 3 (6.00%) Multithreaded Programming
10 3 (6.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (6.00%) OO
10 3 (6.00%) Scrum
10 3 (6.00%) Validation
11 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) SQL
2 19 (38.00%) Java
3 15 (30.00%) C++
4 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (28.00%) Python
5 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.00%) VBScript
7 1 (2.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) HND
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Sybase