Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 11 14
Rank change year-on-year -23 +3 +14
Contract jobs citing C# 36 40 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 7.74% 12.20% 9.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.61% 21.28% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 7
Belfast median daily rate £475 £385 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.38% +40.00% -15.38%
10th Percentile £400 £326 £256
90th Percentile £538 £420 £370
County Antrim median daily rate £475 £385 £275
% change year-on-year +23.38% +40.00% -15.38%
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 310 188 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 66.67% 57.32% 51.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 127 47
Belfast median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.08% +3.17%
10th Percentile £300 £255 £259
90th Percentile £538 £563 £443
County Antrim median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +6.25% +23.08% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Belfast median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -14.75% +17.31%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £35.43 £30.80 £16.38
County Antrim median hourly rate £23.00 £14.34 £15.25
% change year-on-year +60.39% -5.97% +17.31%

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 20 January 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 20 January 2018, 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 26 (72.22%) TDD
1 26 (72.22%) Visual Studio
2 25 (69.44%) Multithreading
3 24 (66.67%) Performance Improvement
3 24 (66.67%) Finance
4 23 (63.89%) C++
4 23 (63.89%) Low Latency
5 21 (58.33%) Test Automation
5 21 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (58.33%) Asynchronous Programming
6 18 (50.00%) Refactoring
6 18 (50.00%) Banking
7 17 (47.22%) Data Structures
8 13 (36.11%) Derivative
9 11 (30.56%) SQL
10 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 7 (19.44%) .NET
12 6 (16.67%) Java
12 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (13.89%) Unix
13 5 (13.89%) Linux
13 5 (13.89%) Python
14 4 (11.11%) Front Office
14 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
14 4 (11.11%) HTML
14 4 (11.11%) C
14 4 (11.11%) HTML5
14 4 (11.11%) R
14 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQLite
3 1 (2.78%) KDB
Development Applications
1 26 (72.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (66.67%) Finance
2 18 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Front Office
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (97.22%) Developer
2 31 (86.11%) C# Developer
3 18 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 17 (47.22%) C++ Developer
4 17 (47.22%) Senior C# Developer
5 16 (44.44%) C++/C# Developer
6 14 (38.89%) Senior C++ Developer
7 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
8 4 (11.11%) C Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Android Developer
9 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (5.56%) iOS Android Developer
9 2 (5.56%) iOS Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Angular Developer
10 1 (2.78%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
10 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Senior SQL Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (11.11%) HTML
3 4 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (5.56%) React
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.78%) RESTful
5 1 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) Data Structures
2 13 (36.11%) Derivative
3 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.78%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
1 5 (13.89%) Unix
2 2 (5.56%) Android
2 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) TDD
2 25 (69.44%) Multithreading
3 24 (66.67%) Performance Improvement
4 23 (63.89%) Low Latency
5 21 (58.33%) Asynchronous Programming
5 21 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (58.33%) Test Automation
6 18 (50.00%) Refactoring
7 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.33%) Migration
9 2 (5.56%) Android Development
9 2 (5.56%) iOS Development
9 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.56%) Mobile Development
9 2 (5.56%) Speech Recognition
10 1 (2.78%) Concurrent Programming
10 1 (2.78%) Electronic Trading
10 1 (2.78%) Index Arbitrage
10 1 (2.78%) Market Making
10 1 (2.78%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) C++
2 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) Python
5 4 (11.11%) C
5 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) R
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft