The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 County Antrim 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 16 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 4.85% 1.28% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.36% 2.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44 125 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 42.72% 53.42% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 89 9
Average daily rate £375 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET Framework
Northern Ireland

.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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Silverlight
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) WCF
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) IPTV
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (22.22%) WPF
5 2 (22.22%) LINQ
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) TIBCO EMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Silverlight Developer
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Silverlight
3 4 (44.44%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (22.22%) WPF
5 2 (22.22%) LINQ
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) REST
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C
4 1 (11.11%) XAML
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) Telerik