The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 13 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.57% 3.92% 6.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.00% 7.02% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
25 57 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 44.64% 55.88% 53.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 32
Average daily rate £300 £306 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £384 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) QlikView
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (16.67%) FMCG
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView
3 1 (16.67%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Xamarin Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Data Management
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
1 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Xamarin