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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 11 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 13.10% 8.16% 15.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 61.11% 22.22% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Median daily rate £375 £215 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% -38.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +25.00%
.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
18 36 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 21.43% 36.73% 47.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 5
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 £370
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
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (56.00%) C#
3 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (24.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (20.00%) MVC
6 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (20.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Windows
7 4 (16.00%) OOP
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (12.00%) VBA
8 3 (12.00%) XML
8 3 (12.00%) CSS
8 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (12.00%) OLAP
8 3 (12.00%) MS Office
8 3 (12.00%) UML
8 3 (12.00%) MS Visio

.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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) FileNet
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
1 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (12.00%) OLAP
3 3 (12.00%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Android Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Azure Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (24.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (20.00%) jQuery
3 5 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (12.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) XML
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.00%) Ajax
6 1 (4.00%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (4.00%) CSS3
6 1 (4.00%) HTML5
6 1 (4.00%) WCF
6 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) MVC
1 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) OOP
3 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) UML
3 3 (12.00%) Workflow
4 2 (8.00%) Change Control
4 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Android Development
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) SDLC
5 1 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (12.00%) VBA
5 2 (8.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Blue Prism
2 2 (8.00%) BMC
2 2 (8.00%) Remedy
3 1 (4.00%) BT
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle