Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 66 -
Rank change year-on-year +29 - +26
Contract jobs citing C 9 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.67% 3.72% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.95% 4.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 0
County Antrim median daily rate £380 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.88% - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £380 £413 -
% change year-on-year -7.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £46.25 - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 182 499 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 54.01% 80.74% 38.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 415 42
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £182
90th Percentile £538 £489 £419
Northern Ireland median daily rate £450 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
County Antrim median hourly rate £46.25 £14.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +230.36% +40.00% -68.75%
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +221.43% +40.00% -68.75%

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 25 September 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 +27 9 £380 -7.88% 20
C
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 5 (55.56%) Embedded C
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Automotive
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 3 (33.33%) MISRA
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) Electronics
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) RS-232
5 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
5 1 (11.11%) CAN bus

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 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) RS-232
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (33.33%) Automotive
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C++ Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded C Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded C
2 4 (44.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) MISRA