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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing .NET 8 15 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 8.16% 14.29% 26.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.05% 31.25% 50.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 46
Average daily rate
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£215 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.64% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £351 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £361 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
.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
42 48 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 42.86% 45.71% 51.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 88
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £345 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.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 5 May 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 8 (61.54%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) MVC
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) IIS
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) VBScript
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) F5
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) CSS3
7 2 (15.38%) HTML5
7 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
7 2 (15.38%) WCF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 4 (30.77%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) QlikView
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) LINQ
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) FMCG
1 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
4 1 (7.69%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) VBScript
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
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