The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing .NET 15 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 9.87% 3.13% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.67% 11.76% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.34 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
.NET
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
36 17 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 23.68% 26.56% 56.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 42
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £324 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.34 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 21 (84.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) MVC
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (36.00%) WPF
5 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.00%) UML
7 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (12.00%) Multithreaded Programming
8 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (12.00%) Banking
8 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (12.00%) Degree
8 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
8 3 (12.00%) Finance
8 3 (12.00%) CSS
8 3 (12.00%) XML
8 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (12.00%) CRM
9 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
9 2 (8.00%) HND
9 2 (8.00%) Windows
9 2 (8.00%) Web Services

.NET
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 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) NUnit
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 17 (68.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (48.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (36.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (16.00%) C# WPF Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (16.00%) WPF Developer
8 3 (12.00%) Consultant
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (12.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
9 2 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (8.00%) CRM Consultant
9 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 2 (8.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
10 1 (4.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (36.00%) WPF
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (12.00%) XML
6 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.00%) WCF
6 2 (8.00%) Web Services
7 1 (4.00%) CSS3
7 1 (4.00%) HTML5
7 1 (4.00%) jQuery
7 1 (4.00%) LINQ
7 1 (4.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (44.00%) MVC
2 4 (16.00%) UML
3 3 (12.00%) CRM
3 3 (12.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (8.00%) BDD
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.00%) MVVM
5 1 (4.00%) OO
5 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) HND
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle