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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 14 19
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing C# 34 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 15.89% 3.45% 3.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.12% 11.11% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.56
% change year-on-year +12.00% -0.15%  

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 161 27 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 75.23% 31.03% 56.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 14 28
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £401 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -54.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 29 April 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 38 (67.86%) SQL
2 37 (66.07%) .NET
3 33 (58.93%) Finance
4 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
6 22 (39.29%) Banking
6 22 (39.29%) WCF
6 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (37.50%) JSON
7 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 21 (37.50%) Web Services
8 19 (33.93%) PL/SQL
8 19 (33.93%) Multithreading
9 18 (32.14%) HTML
10 17 (30.36%) Front Office
11 16 (28.57%) Java
11 16 (28.57%) Oracle
11 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET
12 15 (26.79%) MVC
12 15 (26.79%) Relational Database
13 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 14 (25.00%) XML
13 14 (25.00%) WPF
13 14 (25.00%) jQuery
14 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
14 13 (23.21%) CSS
14 13 (23.21%) C++
15 12 (21.43%) OOP
16 11 (19.64%) OO
16 11 (19.64%) ADO.NET

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 (17.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.57%) IIS
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.79%) Confluence
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.79%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.79%) KDB
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
1 3 (5.36%) LoadRunner
1 3 (5.36%) Selenium
1 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) JUnit
2 1 (1.79%) NUnit
2 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.79%) TestNG
General
1 33 (58.93%) Finance
2 22 (39.29%) Banking
3 17 (30.36%) Front Office
4 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Billing
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (85.71%) Developer
2 21 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 18 (32.14%) .NET Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Java Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Senior Developer
5 9 (16.07%) UI Developer
6 8 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
7 7 (12.50%) WPF Developer
8 6 (10.71%) Angular Developer
9 5 (8.93%) Lead Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Analyst
10 3 (5.36%) Banking Analyst
10 3 (5.36%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (5.36%) SQL Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
11 2 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (3.57%) Senior WPF Developer
11 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (66.07%) .NET
2 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 22 (39.29%) WCF
3 21 (37.50%) JSON
3 21 (37.50%) Web Services
4 18 (32.14%) HTML
5 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 14 (25.00%) jQuery
6 14 (25.00%) WPF
6 14 (25.00%) XML
7 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
7 13 (23.21%) CSS
8 11 (19.64%) ADO.NET
8 11 (19.64%) RESTful
8 11 (19.64%) WF
9 10 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (16.07%) HTML5
11 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
12 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (3.57%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Algorithms
2 9 (16.07%) User Experience
3 6 (10.71%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (7.14%) Equities
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) Derivative
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) Multithreading
3 15 (26.79%) MVC
4 12 (21.43%) OOP
5 11 (19.64%) Memory Management
5 11 (19.64%) OO
5 11 (19.64%) Scrum
6 10 (17.86%) SOA
7 9 (16.07%) CRM
7 9 (16.07%) TDD
8 8 (14.29%) BDD
8 8 (14.29%) OOD
9 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.14%) Information Security
10 4 (7.14%) Integration Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Mathematics
11 3 (5.36%) Data Validation
11 3 (5.36%) Manual Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 38 (67.86%) SQL
2 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 19 (33.93%) PL/SQL
4 16 (28.57%) Java
5 13 (23.21%) C++
6 10 (17.86%) Python
7 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.36%) VBScript
9 2 (3.57%) C
9 2 (3.57%) Ruby
10 1 (1.79%) VB
10 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) HND
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Oracle
2 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (19.64%) Sybase
4 9 (16.07%) Siebel
Belfast, County Antrim
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