Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C# Developer
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 28 32
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 33 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 6.17% 0.93% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.40% 0.99% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 2 1
Belfast median daily rate £400 £343 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.79% +11.38% -23.13%
10th Percentile £363 £284 £304
90th Percentile £425 £395 £311
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £343 £308
% change year-on-year +16.79% +11.38% -23.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 516 202 175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 96.45% 93.52% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 97 97
Belfast median daily rate £413 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% +30.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £263 £103 £119
90th Percentile £500 £464 £508
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £325 £250
% change year-on-year +26.92% +30.00% -23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 5
Belfast median hourly rate £14.56 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.71% +29.63%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.65 £12.65
90th Percentile £22.47 £29.00 £32.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.56 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +0.41% -6.45% +14.81%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured C# Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in Belfast

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# Developer in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in Belfast

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in Belfast over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Developer in Belfast

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer in Belfast.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in Belfast

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (78.79%) Finance
3 21 (63.64%) .NET
4 20 (60.61%) Web Services
4 20 (60.61%) JSON
4 20 (60.61%) WCF
4 20 (60.61%) Multithreading
5 19 (57.58%) Banking
5 19 (57.58%) SQL
6 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
6 18 (54.55%) .NET Framework
7 16 (48.48%) SOA
8 15 (45.45%) Visual Studio
8 15 (45.45%) WPF
9 14 (42.42%) Front Office
9 14 (42.42%) C++
9 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (39.39%) Relational Database
11 12 (36.36%) Sybase
12 11 (33.33%) Oracle
12 11 (33.33%) ADO.NET
12 11 (33.33%) PL/SQL
12 11 (33.33%) Scrum
12 11 (33.33%) WF
12 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (33.33%) RESTful
12 11 (33.33%) Memory Management
12 11 (33.33%) Algorithms
13 10 (30.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 10 (30.30%) TDD

C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 10 (30.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (39.39%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 6 (18.18%) Bitbucket
2 6 (18.18%) JIRA
2 6 (18.18%) NUnit
General
1 26 (78.79%) Finance
2 19 (57.58%) Banking
3 14 (42.42%) Front Office
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) .NET
2 20 (60.61%) JSON
2 20 (60.61%) WCF
2 20 (60.61%) Web Services
3 18 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 15 (45.45%) WPF
5 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (33.33%) ADO.NET
6 11 (33.33%) RESTful
6 11 (33.33%) WF
7 9 (27.27%) XML
8 6 (18.18%) .NET Remoting
8 6 (18.18%) Protocol Buffers
8 6 (18.18%) REST
9 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 3 (9.09%) CSS
9 3 (9.09%) HTML5
9 3 (9.09%) jQuery
9 3 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 6 (18.18%) Data Structures
3 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.09%) User Experience
5 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.03%) Derivative
6 1 (3.03%) Equities
6 1 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Multithreading
2 16 (48.48%) SOA
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Memory Management
3 11 (33.33%) Scrum
4 10 (30.30%) OO
4 10 (30.30%) OOP
4 10 (30.30%) TDD
5 9 (27.27%) Low Latency
5 9 (27.27%) Performance Improvement
6 8 (24.24%) Asynchronous Programming
6 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
7 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
8 6 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
8 6 (18.18%) Refactoring
8 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Process Improvement
10 3 (9.09%) CRM
10 3 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (57.58%) SQL
3 14 (42.42%) C++
4 11 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 6 (18.18%) C
5 6 (18.18%) C++/CLI
5 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.09%) Java
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.06%) R
8 1 (3.03%) VBA
8 1 (3.03%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Sybase
2 11 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) Google
3 6 (18.18%) Perforce
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) Siebel