The first table below looks at the demand for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Northern Ireland region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank - 35 23
Contract jobs citing C 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.05% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.85% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.40%
Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
55 162 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 47.41% 56.84% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 109 13
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £386 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C
UK

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

C
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

C
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - - - - 1
C
UK

C
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
1 2 (50.00%) LINQ
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database

C
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
1 2 (50.00%) LINQ
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) TIBCO