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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 8 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 9.30% 4.90% 15.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.00% 12.20% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Average daily rate £325 £215 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -40.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £205 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £222 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
.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
20 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 23.26% 40.20% 43.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 6
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

.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
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 8 £325 +51.16% 3
.NET
Northern Ireland

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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%) C#
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
6 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) MS Office
6 3 (15.79%) UML
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) OLAP
6 3 (15.79%) VBA
6 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) FileNet
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (15.79%) OLAP
2 3 (15.79%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Android Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) FileNet Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
1 6 (31.58%) jQuery
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) Ajax
6 1 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.26%) CSS3
6 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.26%) HTML5
6 1 (5.26%) WCF
6 1 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
1 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
1 3 (15.79%) UML
2 2 (10.53%) Workflow
3 1 (5.26%) Android Development
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) SDLC
3 1 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.79%) VBA
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) HL7
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) BMC
3 1 (5.26%) BT
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy