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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 25 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET 13 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.07% 11.39% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.14% 39.13% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.34 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +27.23%

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
37 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 17.29% 29.11% 42.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 21
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.34 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.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 19 January 2017.

.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 19 January 2017, 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 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (48.00%) MVC
4 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (36.00%) WPF
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (24.00%) XML
9 6 (24.00%) HTML
9 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (16.00%) UML
12 3 (12.00%) Finance
12 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
12 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
12 3 (12.00%) Oracle
12 3 (12.00%) CSS
12 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
12 3 (12.00%) TDD
12 3 (12.00%) Banking
12 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (12.00%) Degree
12 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
12 3 (12.00%) Multithreaded Programming
13 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
13 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c

.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 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 19 (76.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (56.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (44.00%) 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%) 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%) SQL Developer
10 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 1 (4.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
10 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (4.00%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (36.00%) WPF
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (24.00%) HTML
4 6 (24.00%) XML
5 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.00%) jQuery
6 2 (8.00%) Web Services
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.00%) CSS3
7 1 (4.00%) HTML5
7 1 (4.00%) JDBC
7 1 (4.00%) JSP
7 1 (4.00%) LINQ
7 1 (4.00%) Servlets
7 1 (4.00%) SOAP
7 1 (4.00%) WCF
7 1 (4.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) MVC
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) UML
4 3 (12.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (4.00%) MVVM
6 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle