The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 24 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing C 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.09% 2.90% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.31% 4.88% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £410 - £298
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 - £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +14.39%
C
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
111 41 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 64.91% 59.42% 67.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 28 41
Median daily rate £388 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £302 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.34 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.96% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

C
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
County Antrim -8 7 £410 - 3
C
UK

C
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for C.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
5 1 (14.29%) Network Management
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (14.29%) CppUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 1 (14.29%) Automotive
5 1 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) STL

C
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) CppUnit
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) C++ Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) Senior C++ Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automotive Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C/C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (14.29%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
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