The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 7 11 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 7.00% 13.41% 24.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.07% 33.33% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 40
Average daily rate
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£220 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £385 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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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
41 33 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 41.00% 40.24% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 79
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £280 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) IIS
3 3 (33.33%) VBScript
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) DMZ
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) DMZ
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) VBScript
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) F5
Belfast, County Antrim
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