The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 6 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 5.56% 4.35% 8.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.79% 20.00% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
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 £37.50 £35.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.20%
.NET
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
38 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 35.19% 21.74% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 17
Average daily rate £325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £325 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

.NET
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 within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 6 £325 - 3
.NET
Northern Ireland

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) Silverlight
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
7 4 (21.05%) WCF
8 3 (15.79%) jQuery
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
8 3 (15.79%) IPTV
8 3 (15.79%) MVC
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 3 (15.79%) CSS
8 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
8 3 (15.79%) HTML
9 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
9 2 (10.53%) SQL
9 2 (10.53%) MS Access
9 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
9 2 (10.53%) Web Services
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (5.26%) ETRM
10 1 (5.26%) WPF
10 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
10 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) MS Access
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) StarTeam
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Silverlight Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Silverlight
2 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
4 4 (21.05%) WCF
5 3 (15.79%) jQuery
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 2 (10.53%) Web Services
7 1 (5.26%) WPF
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.26%) HTML5
7 1 (5.26%) REST
7 1 (5.26%) JSON
7 1 (5.26%) SOAP
7 1 (5.26%) J2EE
7 1 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) IPTV
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) MVC
2 1 (5.26%) ETRM
2 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
2 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
2 1 (5.26%) OOP
2 1 (5.26%) OO
2 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
2 1 (5.26%) OOD
2 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.26%) Information Management
2 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) XAML
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Telerik