The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 14 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.57% 2.13% 5.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 5.56% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £220 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
.NET Framework
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
18 36 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 21.43% 38.30% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 4
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £32.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Belfast region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) OOP

.NET Framework
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 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) BMC
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) BT
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft