Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 15 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +18
Contract jobs citing C# 70 54 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 16.75% 12.47% 11.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.89% 18.43% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 37 13
Belfast median daily rate £455 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.33% +25.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £396 £257 £256
90th Percentile £550 £425 £420
County Antrim median daily rate £455 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +21.33% +25.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Belfast median hourly rate - £14.34 -
County Antrim median hourly rate - £14.34 -

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 293 293 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 70.10% 67.67% 41.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 232 37
Belfast median daily rate £445 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.90% +23.46% -3.70%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £256
90th Percentile £538 £563 £425
County Antrim median daily rate £445 £403 £325
% change year-on-year +10.56% +23.85% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Belfast median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -10.34% -54.69%
County Antrim median hourly rate £30.00 £14.42 £14.50
% change year-on-year +108.04% -0.55% -54.69%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 48 (68.57%) .NET
2 43 (61.43%) Finance
3 34 (48.57%) Multithreading
4 30 (42.86%) SQL
5 29 (41.43%) WPF
6 28 (40.00%) TDD
7 27 (38.57%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (34.29%) C++
8 24 (34.29%) Visual Studio
9 22 (31.43%) Banking
10 19 (27.14%) Front Office
10 19 (27.14%) SOA
10 19 (27.14%) Test Automation
11 18 (25.71%) Performance Improvement
11 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
12 16 (22.86%) MVC
12 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET
12 16 (22.86%) Oracle
12 16 (22.86%) Asynchronous Programming
13 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (21.43%) WCF
14 14 (20.00%) Spring
14 14 (20.00%) REST
14 14 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 14 (20.00%) Windows
14 14 (20.00%) Data Structures
15 13 (18.57%) Low Latency
15 13 (18.57%) Refactoring
16 12 (17.14%) Python

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 14 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) npm
1 6 (8.57%) Yarn
2 2 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.86%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (34.29%) Visual Studio
2 10 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.57%) JUnit
3 6 (8.57%) Maven
4 3 (4.29%) JIRA
4 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (61.43%) Finance
2 22 (31.43%) Banking
3 19 (27.14%) Front Office
4 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (98.57%) Developer
2 36 (51.43%) C# Developer
3 31 (44.29%) .NET Developer
4 18 (25.71%) Senior Developer
5 12 (17.14%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (12.86%) C++ Developer
6 9 (12.86%) C++/C# Developer
7 7 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Senior C++ Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Android Developer
10 2 (2.86%) C# WPF Developer
10 2 (2.86%) iOS Android Developer
10 2 (2.86%) iOS Developer
10 2 (2.86%) WinForms Developer
10 2 (2.86%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (68.57%) .NET
2 29 (41.43%) WPF
3 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET
4 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (21.43%) WCF
5 14 (20.00%) REST
5 14 (20.00%) Spring
6 11 (15.71%) .NET Framework
7 9 (12.86%) JSON
8 8 (11.43%) React
8 8 (11.43%) WinForms
9 7 (10.00%) HTML
9 7 (10.00%) HTML5
10 6 (8.57%) Akka
10 6 (8.57%) Hibernate
10 6 (8.57%) Kafka
10 6 (8.57%) Redux
10 6 (8.57%) Spring Boot
10 6 (8.57%) Zuul
11 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 9 (12.86%) Derivative
3 8 (11.43%) N-Tier
4 7 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (5.71%) Equities
5 4 (5.71%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (5.71%) Grid Computing
6 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.43%) Blog
7 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.43%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.43%) Podcast
7 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.86%) Android
3 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) Multithreading
2 28 (40.00%) TDD
3 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (38.57%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (27.14%) SOA
4 19 (27.14%) Test Automation
5 18 (25.71%) Performance Improvement
6 16 (22.86%) Asynchronous Programming
6 16 (22.86%) MVC
7 13 (18.57%) Low Latency
7 13 (18.57%) Refactoring
8 11 (15.71%) Unit Testing
9 10 (14.29%) OO
10 6 (8.57%) Electronic Trading
10 6 (8.57%) Garbage Collection
10 6 (8.57%) SOLID
11 5 (7.14%) OOP
11 5 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
12 4 (5.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.86%) SQL
2 24 (34.29%) C++
3 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.14%) Python
4 10 (14.29%) Java
5 6 (8.57%) ES6
5 6 (8.57%) Java 8
5 6 (8.57%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Oracle
2 8 (11.43%) DevExpress
3 6 (8.57%) FXall
3 6 (8.57%) Reuters
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) Sybase
4 3 (4.29%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.86%) Xamarin