Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 17 25
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 80 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 14.73% 6.67% 4.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.31% 19.18% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 10 2
Belfast median daily rate £394 £380 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.62% +15.59% -9.31%
10th Percentile £260 £270 £306
90th Percentile £513 £430 £369
County Antrim median daily rate £394 £380 £329
% change year-on-year +3.62% +15.59% -9.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 437 73 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 80.48% 34.76% 53.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 36 52
Belfast median daily rate £413 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £291 £163 £163
90th Percentile £488 £441 £468
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +26.92% -3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Belfast median hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.17% -54.69% -
County Antrim median hourly rate £22.50 £10.00 £32.00
% 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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for C#.

1 53 (66.25%) SQL
2 51 (63.75%) Finance
3 45 (56.25%) .NET
4 38 (47.50%) Banking
5 36 (45.00%) JavaScript
6 33 (41.25%) Web Services
6 33 (41.25%) JSON
6 33 (41.25%) WCF
7 32 (40.00%) Oracle
8 27 (33.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 26 (32.50%) Multithreading
10 25 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (30.00%) OO
12 23 (28.75%) PL/SQL
13 22 (27.50%) XML
13 22 (27.50%) ASP.NET
14 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
14 21 (26.25%) C++
14 21 (26.25%) Java
14 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
15 20 (25.00%) .NET Framework
16 19 (23.75%) jQuery
16 19 (23.75%) Unit Testing
16 19 (23.75%) HTML
16 19 (23.75%) Visual Studio
17 18 (22.50%) CSS
18 17 (21.25%) Unix
18 17 (21.25%) Front Office
19 16 (20.00%) MVC
19 16 (20.00%) SOA

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 10 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.50%) Office 365
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.25%) GitHub
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) LDAP
2 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.25%) MongoDB
2 13 (16.25%) NoSQL
2 13 (16.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.25%) KDB
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (23.75%) Visual Studio
2 14 (17.50%) Jenkins
3 13 (16.25%) Artifactory
3 13 (16.25%) Sonatype Nexus
3 13 (16.25%) TeamCity
4 6 (7.50%) Bitbucket
4 6 (7.50%) JIRA
4 6 (7.50%) NUnit
5 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.75%) LoadRunner
5 3 (3.75%) Selenium
6 1 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 51 (63.75%) Finance
2 38 (47.50%) Banking
3 17 (21.25%) Front Office
4 4 (5.00%) Advertising
5 3 (3.75%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 65 (81.25%) Developer
2 36 (45.00%) C# Developer
3 20 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 18 (22.50%) Senior C# Developer
5 17 (21.25%) C++ Developer
6 15 (18.75%) C++/C# Developer
6 15 (18.75%) UI Developer
7 13 (16.25%) .NET Developer
8 12 (15.00%) Senior C++ Developer
9 9 (11.25%) Angular Developer
10 7 (8.75%) C# WPF Developer
10 7 (8.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (8.75%) WPF Developer
11 6 (7.50%) SharePoint Developer
12 5 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (6.25%) Real Time Developer
13 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
13 4 (5.00%) JavaScript Engineer
13 4 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
13 4 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (56.25%) .NET
2 33 (41.25%) JSON
2 33 (41.25%) WCF
2 33 (41.25%) Web Services
3 27 (33.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 22 (27.50%) ASP.NET
4 22 (27.50%) XML
5 20 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 19 (23.75%) HTML
6 19 (23.75%) jQuery
7 18 (22.50%) CSS
8 16 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (20.00%) WPF
9 15 (18.75%) HTML5
9 15 (18.75%) Node.js
10 11 (13.75%) ADO.NET
10 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
10 11 (13.75%) RESTful
10 11 (13.75%) WF
11 7 (8.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) User Experience
2 14 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (13.75%) Algorithms
4 8 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 8 (10.00%) Virtual Team
5 7 (8.75%) Social Network
6 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
7 5 (6.25%) Derivative
8 4 (5.00%) Equities
8 4 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (1.25%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) Unix
2 15 (18.75%) Linux
3 8 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Multithreading
2 25 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (30.00%) OO
4 19 (23.75%) Unit Testing
5 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (20.00%) CRM
5 16 (20.00%) MVC
5 16 (20.00%) SOA
6 15 (18.75%) TDD
7 14 (17.50%) DevOps
7 14 (17.50%) SDLC
8 12 (15.00%) Low Latency
8 12 (15.00%) OOP
8 12 (15.00%) Performance Improvement
9 11 (13.75%) Memory Management
9 11 (13.75%) Scrum
10 10 (12.50%) Asynchronous Programming
10 10 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 8 (10.00%) Refactoring
12 7 (8.75%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (66.25%) SQL
2 36 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (28.75%) PL/SQL
4 21 (26.25%) C++
4 21 (26.25%) Java
5 8 (10.00%) C
6 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.50%) C++/CLI
8 3 (3.75%) Python
8 3 (3.75%) VBScript
9 2 (2.50%) R
9 2 (2.50%) Ruby
10 1 (1.25%) VBA
10 1 (1.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Docker
2 7 (8.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (40.00%) Oracle
2 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.75%) Siebel
4 12 (15.00%) Sybase
5 6 (7.50%) Google
5 6 (7.50%) Perforce