Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 32 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - +35
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 30 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 6.36% 4.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 6.61% 4.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 0
Belfast median daily rate £475 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £475 £400 -
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Belfast median hourly rate - £14.34 -
County Antrim median hourly rate - £14.34 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Contract vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 454 321 135
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 98.17% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 216 68
Belfast median daily rate £423 £361 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.12% +11.15% +8.33%
10th Percentile £270 £213 £192
90th Percentile £538 £550 £475
County Antrim median daily rate £425 £361 £325
% change year-on-year +17.65% +11.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 3
Belfast median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -21.31% +2.62%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £18.75 £17.60 £17.49
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £12.34 £15.25
% change year-on-year +13.45% -19.08% +17.31%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018, 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 30 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (83.33%) Visual Studio
3 24 (80.00%) TDD
4 23 (76.67%) Multithreading
4 23 (76.67%) Performance Improvement
5 22 (73.33%) Finance
6 21 (70.00%) C++
6 21 (70.00%) Low Latency
7 20 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (66.67%) Asynchronous Programming
7 20 (66.67%) Test Automation
8 17 (56.67%) Refactoring
9 16 (53.33%) Data Structures
10 14 (46.67%) Banking
11 12 (40.00%) Derivative
12 7 (23.33%) SQL
12 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
13 5 (16.67%) Java
13 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (13.33%) R
14 4 (13.33%) C
14 4 (13.33%) Front Office
15 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
15 3 (10.00%) Migration
15 3 (10.00%) Unix
15 3 (10.00%) Linux
15 3 (10.00%) Python
15 3 (10.00%) .NET
15 3 (10.00%) HTML
15 3 (10.00%) HTML5

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQLite
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (83.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (73.33%) Finance
2 14 (46.67%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Front Office
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
1 3 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Data Structures
2 12 (40.00%) Derivative
3 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
1 3 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) Android
2 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) TDD
2 23 (76.67%) Multithreading
2 23 (76.67%) Performance Improvement
3 21 (70.00%) Low Latency
4 20 (66.67%) Asynchronous Programming
4 20 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (66.67%) Test Automation
5 17 (56.67%) Refactoring
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Android Development
7 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) Mobile Development
7 2 (6.67%) Speech Recognition
8 1 (3.33%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (70.00%) C++
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) C
5 4 (13.33%) R
6 3 (10.00%) Python
7 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Xamarin