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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 16 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing C# 23 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 10.55% 16.67% 6.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.16% 34.15% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Median daily rate £385 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.34 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%

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
134 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 61.47% 48.81% 50.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 22 22
Median daily rate £413 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.67 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (62.50%) SQL
2 21 (52.50%) .NET
3 17 (42.50%) TDD
4 16 (40.00%) Java
4 16 (40.00%) BDD
5 15 (37.50%) Multithreading
5 15 (37.50%) C++
5 15 (37.50%) Finance
6 14 (35.00%) Python
7 13 (32.50%) OOD
7 13 (32.50%) NoSQL
8 12 (30.00%) Degree
8 12 (30.00%) MVC
8 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (27.50%) Banking
10 10 (25.00%) HTML
10 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 9 (22.50%) Front Office
11 9 (22.50%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (20.00%) Mathematics
12 8 (20.00%) Integration Testing
12 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (20.00%) Information Security
13 7 (17.50%) WPF
13 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (15.00%) jQuery
15 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
15 5 (12.50%) 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 4 (10.00%) Apache
1 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) NoSQL
2 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) JUnit
3 1 (2.50%) NUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) TestNG
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Banking
3 9 (22.50%) Front Office
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (35.00%) C# Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Senior Developer
4 13 (32.50%) Java Developer
5 11 (27.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (25.00%) Lead Developer
7 8 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
9 4 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (10.00%) WPF Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
11 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (5.00%) Consultant
11 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
11 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
12 1 (2.50%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) .NET
2 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (25.00%) HTML
3 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (17.50%) WPF
4 6 (15.00%) jQuery
5 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.00%) Node.js
6 4 (10.00%) XML
7 3 (7.50%) CSS
8 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.50%) CSS3
9 1 (2.50%) HTML5
9 1 (2.50%) JDBC
9 1 (2.50%) JSP
9 1 (2.50%) LINQ
9 1 (2.50%) Servlets
9 1 (2.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Equity Derivative
2 8 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Derivative
4 2 (5.00%) Equities
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) TDD
3 16 (40.00%) BDD
4 15 (37.50%) Multithreading
5 13 (32.50%) OOD
6 12 (30.00%) MVC
7 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (20.00%) Information Security
7 8 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (10.00%) UML
9 3 (7.50%) Data Validation
9 3 (7.50%) Multithreaded Programming
9 3 (7.50%) Validation
10 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.00%) Migration
11 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
11 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.50%) MVVM
11 1 (2.50%) Process Improvement
11 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) SQL
2 16 (40.00%) Java
3 15 (37.50%) C++
4 14 (35.00%) Python
5 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) VB
7 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle