The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 20 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 2.38% 2.50% 3.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 8.00% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£263 £280 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -25.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
.NET Framework
Northern Ireland

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 County Antrim region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 25 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 33.33% 31.25% 51.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 57
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the County Antrim region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -5 2 £263 -6.25%
.NET Framework
Northern Ireland

.NET Framework
Top 29 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) VCP4
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) VCP4
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft