Period
to 26 April 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 11 15
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 28 70 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 8.48% 16.75% 12.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.00% 23.89% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 61 37
Belfast median daily rate £338 £455 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.82% +21.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £311 £396 £257
90th Percentile £449 £550 £425
County Antrim median daily rate £338 £455 £375
% change year-on-year -25.82% +21.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Belfast median hourly rate £17.50 - £14.34
County Antrim median hourly rate £17.50 - £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 200 293 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 60.61% 70.10% 67.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 240 232
Belfast median daily rate £388 £445 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.92% +10.90% +23.46%
10th Percentile £309 £300 £260
90th Percentile £505 £538 £563
County Antrim median daily rate £388 £445 £403
% change year-on-year -12.92% +10.56% +23.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Belfast median hourly rate £18.06 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.84% +23.08% -10.34%
10th Percentile £17.08 £16.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £90.38 £16.00 £14.17
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.06 £30.00 £14.42
% change year-on-year -39.82% +108.04% -0.55%

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 2019.

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 2019, 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 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
2 11 (39.29%) MVC
3 10 (35.71%) Banking
4 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) Degree
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) HTML
5 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.00%) CSS
5 7 (25.00%) Derivative
5 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (25.00%) WPF
5 7 (25.00%) OTC Derivatives
5 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (21.43%) jQuery
6 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Entity Framework
8 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
8 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle
8 4 (14.29%) Web Services
9 3 (10.71%) Windows
9 3 (10.71%) Workflow

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 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (7.14%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.14%) PaaS
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (3.57%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (3.57%) GIS
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) MSTest
1 2 (7.14%) NUnit
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (35.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 20 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 14 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 10 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) WCF Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C# WCF Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (3.57%) CRM Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Software Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.57%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (25.00%) CSS
3 7 (25.00%) HTML
3 7 (25.00%) WPF
4 6 (21.43%) jQuery
5 5 (17.86%) Entity Framework
6 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (10.71%) HTML5
7 3 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (10.71%) WCF
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Core
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (7.14%) CSS3
8 2 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (7.14%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Derivative
1 7 (25.00%) OTC Derivatives
2 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) MVC
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) Asynchronous Programming
5 3 (10.71%) MVVM
5 3 (10.71%) Workflow
6 2 (7.14%) Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (7.14%) SDLC
6 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.57%) Code Optimisation
7 1 (3.57%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) C++
3 2 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PMO
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) HP