The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 30 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 5.33% - 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.63% - 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Median daily rate £420 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +18.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Programming Languages Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
139 45 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 61.78% 42.45% 50.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 25 21
Median daily rate £403 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.16% -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 County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

C
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the County Antrim region.

C Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

C
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

C Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

C
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the County Antrim region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

C
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 12 £420 -
C
Northern Ireland

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 26 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for C.

1 12 (75.00%) C++
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Unit Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 2 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Firmware
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) MS Office
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 2 (12.50%) Wireless
6 2 (12.50%) Electronics
6 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) Banking

C
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) CppUnit
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) C++ Developer
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) Senior C++ Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Automotive Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior C Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (6.25%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
2 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Unit Testing
2 7 (43.75%) UML
3 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (6.25%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft