The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Belfast region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.44% 12.82% 8.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.00% 51.72% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 5
Average daily rate
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- £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
25 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 27.78% 24.79% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 16
Average daily rate £381 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
.NET
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.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 22 July 2014, 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 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) Silverlight
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (15.00%) MS Access
5 3 (15.00%) IPTV
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (10.00%) WCF
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.00%) ETRM
7 1 (5.00%) WPF
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.00%) HTML5
7 1 (5.00%) REST
7 1 (5.00%) Build Automation
7 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) MS Access
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) StarTeam
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Silverlight Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Silverlight
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (5.00%) WPF
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.00%) HTML5
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.00%) JSON
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
5 1 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.00%) ETRM
1 1 (5.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (5.00%) OOD
1 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (5.00%) OOP
1 1 (5.00%) OO
1 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (5.00%) Change Management
1 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Telerik