Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 28 8
Rank change year-on-year +10 -20 +15
Contract jobs citing C# 29 52 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 8.66% 9.83% 13.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.76% 13.90% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 50 26
Belfast median daily rate £429 £446 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.92% +15.91% +2.67%
10th Percentile £323 £363 £294
90th Percentile £575 £538 £420
County Antrim median daily rate £429 £446 £385
% change year-on-year -3.92% +15.91% +2.67%
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 184 374 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 54.93% 70.70% 55.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 300 106
Belfast median daily rate £413 £420 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +9.09% +22.71%
10th Percentile £310 £310 £193
90th Percentile £515 £538 £556
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £420 £385
% change year-on-year -1.79% +9.09% +22.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Belfast median hourly rate £45.00 £18.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +146.58% +40.38% -14.75%
10th Percentile £22.50 £14.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.50 £37.75 £28.18
County Antrim median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year +100.00% +57.89% -6.56%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 24 (82.76%) .NET
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET
4 12 (41.38%) WPF
5 9 (31.03%) MVC
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (31.03%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
7 6 (20.69%) Advertising
7 6 (20.69%) Finance
8 5 (17.24%) SOA
8 5 (17.24%) TDD
8 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
9 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
9 4 (13.79%) EPiServer
9 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (13.79%) CRM
9 4 (13.79%) HTML
9 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
10 3 (10.34%) Java
10 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.34%) Python
10 3 (10.34%) jQuery
10 3 (10.34%) Banking
10 3 (10.34%) Scrum
10 3 (10.34%) BDD
10 3 (10.34%) Test Automation

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 4 (13.79%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.45%) JSUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (20.69%) Advertising
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 16 (55.17%) .NET Developer
3 7 (24.14%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.79%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (13.79%) EPiServer Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) CRM Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Data Scientist
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET
3 12 (41.38%) WPF
4 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
6 4 (13.79%) HTML
7 3 (10.34%) jQuery
7 3 (10.34%) WCF
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.90%) Angular 2
8 2 (6.90%) CSS
8 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (6.90%) Node.js
9 1 (3.45%) .NET Core
9 1 (3.45%) DOM
9 1 (3.45%) JSON
9 1 (3.45%) SOAP
9 1 (3.45%) Web Services
9 1 (3.45%) WinForms
9 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Equities
3 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) MVC
3 5 (17.24%) SOA
3 5 (17.24%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) CRM
4 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
5 3 (10.34%) BDD
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.90%) Automated Trading
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.45%) API Development
7 1 (3.45%) Asynchronous Programming
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) SDLC
7 1 (3.45%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.45%) R
5 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Cloudera
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle