Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 37 25
Rank change year-on-year -33 -12 +4
Contract jobs citing C 16 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.73% 1.45% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.76% 2.94% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £410 -
% change year-on-year -2.44% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
County Antrim median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +226.92% -14.75% +17.31%
10th Percentile £41.25 £12.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £43.75 £36.70 £16.38
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +226.92% -14.75% +17.31%

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 426 136 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 72.70% 49.45% 49.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 77 48
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £385 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +23.20% -0.79%
10th Percentile £313 £192 £163
90th Percentile £513 £500 £450
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £385 £314
% change year-on-year +7.14% +22.71% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 1
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.25 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.07% -6.56% +17.31%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £37.75 £42.50 £16.38
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £18.25 £14.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year +28.07% -6.56% +17.31%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in County Antrim over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 November 2017. 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 -28 16 £400 -2.44% 1
C
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for C.

1 10 (62.50%) Finance
1 10 (62.50%) C++
1 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Front Office
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
4 5 (31.25%) REST
5 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Bitbucket
5 4 (25.00%) Protocol Buffers
5 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) Low Latency
5 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) WCF
5 4 (25.00%) C++/CLI
5 4 (25.00%) Google
5 4 (25.00%) .NET Remoting
5 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (25.00%) JSON
5 4 (25.00%) JIRA
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) NUnit
5 4 (25.00%) Banking
5 4 (25.00%) Risk Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) NUnit
3 2 (12.50%) CppUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Front Office
3 4 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Automotive
5 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (43.75%) C Developer
4 5 (31.25%) C++ Developer
5 4 (25.00%) C++/C# Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Senior C++ Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Embedded C Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Embedded Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) REST
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Remoting
2 4 (25.00%) JSON
2 4 (25.00%) Protocol Buffers
2 4 (25.00%) WCF
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 4 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (6.25%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (12.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
3 4 (25.00%) Asynchronous Programming
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 4 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (25.00%) SOA
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C++
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) C++/CLI
4 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 4 (25.00%) R
4 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) MISRA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Google
1 4 (25.00%) Perforce
2 1 (6.25%) Dynatrace
2 1 (6.25%) Splunk
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO