Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 29 12
Rank change year-on-year +11 -17 +10
Contract jobs citing C# 31 71 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 9.37% 11.27% 10.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.03% 14.55% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 67 20
Belfast median daily rate £433 £403 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.45% +3.21% +18.63%
10th Percentile £350 £278 £313
90th Percentile £575 £535 £419
County Antrim median daily rate £433 £403 £390
% change year-on-year +7.45% +3.21% +18.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

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 182 488 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 54.98% 77.46% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 404 51
Belfast median daily rate £432 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +10.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £309 £350 £191
90th Percentile £538 £488 £419
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +4.61% +10.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Belfast median hourly rate £46.25 £18.25 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +153.42% +82.50% -68.75%
County Antrim median hourly rate £46.25 £18.25 £10.00
% change year-on-year +153.42% +82.50% -68.75%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 27 (87.10%) .NET
2 19 (61.29%) SQL
3 18 (58.06%) ASP.NET
3 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (54.84%) WPF
5 13 (41.94%) MVC
6 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (32.26%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (29.03%) Multithreading
8 9 (29.03%) Finance
8 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
9 7 (22.58%) SOA
9 7 (22.58%) WCF
9 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
9 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (19.35%) Advertising
10 6 (19.35%) TDD
10 6 (19.35%) Banking
11 5 (16.13%) Oracle
12 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
12 4 (12.90%) Java
12 4 (12.90%) JIRA
12 4 (12.90%) EPiServer
12 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
13 3 (9.68%) Automated Trading
13 3 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (9.68%) BDD
13 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
13 3 (9.68%) NoSQL

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 (12.90%) EPiServer
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.23%) npm
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) RavenDB
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) JIRA
2 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) JSUnit
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Advertising
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Front Office
4 1 (3.23%) Law
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 20 (64.52%) .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (12.90%) EPiServer Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (6.45%) CRM Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# WPF Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Java Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (87.10%) .NET
2 18 (58.06%) ASP.NET
3 17 (54.84%) WPF
4 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
5 7 (22.58%) WCF
6 3 (9.68%) HTML
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.45%) Node.js
7 2 (6.45%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (3.23%) Akka
8 1 (3.23%) HTML5
8 1 (3.23%) jQuery
8 1 (3.23%) JSON
8 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (3.23%) React
8 1 (3.23%) REST
8 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
8 1 (3.23%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Equities
3 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.23%) Blog
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Derivative
4 1 (3.23%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) MVC
3 9 (29.03%) Multithreading
4 7 (22.58%) SOA
5 6 (19.35%) TDD
6 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.68%) Automated Trading
7 3 (9.68%) BDD
7 3 (9.68%) CRM
7 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) OO
8 2 (6.45%) OOD
8 2 (6.45%) Scrum
8 2 (6.45%) SOLID
9 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.23%) Index Arbitrage
9 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Open Source
9 1 (3.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) C++
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.23%) ES6
5 1 (3.23%) Java 8
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) TIBCO