The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Belfast region that had .NET Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 31 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.10% 1.04% 5.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 1.05% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.95% +23.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
218 95 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 96.46% 98.96% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 39 41
Median daily rate £360 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +280.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Belfast region that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Developer across the Belfast region.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer across the Belfast region.

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) C#
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
5 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
5 9 (47.37%) MVC
6 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) WPF
9 4 (21.05%) XML
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
9 4 (21.05%) HTML
10 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
10 3 (15.79%) CSS
10 3 (15.79%) UML
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (15.79%) TDD
10 3 (15.79%) Banking
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (15.79%) Degree
10 3 (15.79%) jQuery
11 2 (10.53%) Multithreaded Programming
11 2 (10.53%) BDD
11 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
11 2 (10.53%) WCF

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (26.32%) WPF
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (10.53%) SOAP
7 2 (10.53%) WCF
8 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.26%) Ajax
8 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
8 1 (5.26%) Mustache
8 1 (5.26%) Node.js
8 1 (5.26%) REST
8 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) MVC
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) BDD
4 2 (10.53%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) OOD
5 1 (5.26%) SOLID
5 1 (5.26%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) HND
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft