Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the 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#
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 19 16
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 69 78 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 17.56% 14.50% 7.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.60% 18.10% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 72 11
Belfast median daily rate £455 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.56% +5.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £363 £260 £269
90th Percentile £575 £510 £425
County Antrim median daily rate £455 £394 £375
% change year-on-year +15.56% +5.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 250 431 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 63.61% 80.11% 35.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 373 37
Belfast median daily rate £455 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.30% +26.92% -
10th Percentile £300 £294 £163
90th Percentile £538 £488 £438
County Antrim median daily rate £455 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +10.30% +26.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Belfast median hourly rate - £22.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +55.17% -54.69%
County Antrim median hourly rate - £22.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +125.00% -68.75%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Belfast

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Belfast

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Belfast over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Belfast

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for C#.

1 58 (84.06%) .NET
2 41 (59.42%) Finance
3 40 (57.97%) WPF
4 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (43.48%) SQL
6 29 (42.03%) Multithreading
7 24 (34.78%) MVC
7 24 (34.78%) ASP.NET
7 24 (34.78%) SOA
8 22 (31.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (31.88%) TDD
9 20 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (28.99%) Front Office
10 18 (26.09%) Oracle
10 18 (26.09%) WCF
11 16 (23.19%) Banking
12 15 (21.74%) Spring
12 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
12 15 (21.74%) C++
12 15 (21.74%) Visual Studio
12 15 (21.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 14 (20.29%) Test Automation
13 14 (20.29%) REST
14 13 (18.84%) Windows
14 13 (18.84%) Python
15 12 (17.39%) Unit Testing
16 11 (15.94%) TeamCity
16 11 (15.94%) .NET Framework
16 11 (15.94%) OO
17 10 (14.49%) Java

C#
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 15 (21.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) npm
1 7 (10.14%) Yarn
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.94%) TeamCity
3 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.14%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.14%) JUnit
3 7 (10.14%) Maven
4 4 (5.80%) JIRA
4 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.45%) Selenium
5 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (59.42%) Finance
2 20 (28.99%) Front Office
3 16 (23.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (95.65%) Developer
2 37 (53.62%) .NET Developer
3 27 (39.13%) C# Developer
4 15 (21.74%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (4.35%) C# WPF Developer
10 3 (4.35%) CRM Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.35%) WPF Developer
11 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Developer
11 2 (2.90%) WinForms Developer
12 1 (1.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 1 (1.45%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (84.06%) .NET
2 40 (57.97%) WPF
3 24 (34.78%) ASP.NET
4 22 (31.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (26.09%) WCF
6 15 (21.74%) Spring
7 14 (20.29%) REST
8 11 (15.94%) .NET Framework
9 9 (13.04%) JSON
10 8 (11.59%) WinForms
11 7 (10.14%) Akka
11 7 (10.14%) Hibernate
11 7 (10.14%) HTML
11 7 (10.14%) HTML5
11 7 (10.14%) Kafka
11 7 (10.14%) React
11 7 (10.14%) Redux
11 7 (10.14%) Spring Boot
11 7 (10.14%) Zuul
12 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.59%) N-Tier
4 7 (10.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (8.70%) Data Structures
6 5 (7.25%) Equities
7 4 (5.80%) Derivative
7 4 (5.80%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (5.80%) Grid Computing
8 3 (4.35%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (1.45%) Blog
10 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.45%) Fixed Income
10 1 (1.45%) Podcast
10 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.03%) Multithreading
3 24 (34.78%) MVC
3 24 (34.78%) SOA
4 22 (31.88%) TDD
5 20 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (20.29%) Test Automation
7 12 (17.39%) Unit Testing
8 11 (15.94%) OO
9 9 (13.04%) Performance Improvement
10 8 (11.59%) Asynchronous Programming
11 7 (10.14%) Garbage Collection
11 7 (10.14%) SOLID
12 6 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
12 6 (8.70%) OOP
12 6 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (7.25%) Risk Management
14 4 (5.80%) Low Latency
14 4 (5.80%) Scrum
15 3 (4.35%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) SQL
2 15 (21.74%) C++
3 13 (18.84%) Python
4 10 (14.49%) Java
5 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.14%) ES6
6 7 (10.14%) Java 8
6 7 (10.14%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Oracle
2 8 (11.59%) DevExpress
3 6 (8.70%) FXall
3 6 (8.70%) Reuters
4 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.35%) Sybase
5 3 (4.35%) TIBCO