Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 65 34
Rank change year-on-year +33 -31 -8
Contract jobs citing C 13 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 3.83% 1.87% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 2.64% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 5
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.44% -
10th Percentile £350 £300 £383
90th Percentile £460 £402 £420
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £400 £410
% change year-on-year - -2.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
County Antrim median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +226.92% -14.75%
10th Percentile £42.88 £41.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.63 £43.75 £36.70
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +226.92% -14.75%

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 County Antrim with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 182 379 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 53.69% 70.97% 56.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 304 107
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £420 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +9.09% +23.20%
10th Percentile £310 £311 £193
90th Percentile £515 £538 £555
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £416 £385
% change year-on-year -0.96% +8.05% +19.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 15
County Antrim median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +57.89% -6.56%
10th Percentile £22.50 £14.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.50 £40.25 £42.50
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year +88.89% +57.89% -6.56%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for C in County Antrim

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for C in County Antrim

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C in County Antrim.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in County Antrim

C
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +30 13 £400 - 9
C
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 16 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for C.

1 8 (61.54%) Embedded C
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (38.46%) Wireless
3 5 (38.46%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Bluetooth
4 4 (30.77%) Virtual Team
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (30.77%) Low Latency
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Automotive
5 3 (23.08%) MISRA
5 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Electronics
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
7 1 (7.69%) CAN bus
7 1 (7.69%) RS-232
7 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.69%) Banking

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Bluetooth
1 5 (38.46%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) RS-232
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Automotive
3 2 (15.38%) Electronics
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Embedded C Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Embedded Developer
3 5 (38.46%) C++ Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (30.77%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Low Latency
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Embedded C
2 5 (38.46%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) MISRA