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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 18 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 7.32% 7.25% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.45% 13.16% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £380 £329 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £39.40 £36.57
% change year-on-year
+0.25% +7.73%
C#
County Antrim

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
44 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 35.77% 55.07% 36.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 13
Median daily rate £385 £329 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% -9.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £463 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016, 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 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) MVC
4 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 4 (33.33%) OOP
7 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
8 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (25.00%) WCF
8 3 (25.00%) jQuery
8 3 (25.00%) CSS
8 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (25.00%) CRM
8 3 (25.00%) HTML
9 2 (16.67%) Finance
9 2 (16.67%) NUnit
9 2 (16.67%) Web Services
9 2 (16.67%) Windows
9 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) NUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
1 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) OOP
4 3 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft