The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 4.49% 12.04% 8.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.39% 50.00% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Average daily rate
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- £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +10.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
23 26 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 25.84% 24.07% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 15
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
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
Northern Ireland

.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 July 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 -2 4 - - 8
.NET
Northern Ireland

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) Silverlight
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.79%) MS Access
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) IPTV
6 2 (10.53%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) WCF
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.26%) HTML
7 1 (5.26%) Java
7 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.26%) J2EE
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.26%) OOD
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.79%) MS Access
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
1 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Silverlight Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Silverlight
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) WCF
5 1 (5.26%) WPF
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) REST
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.26%) Ajax
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.26%) OOP
1 1 (5.26%) OO
1 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
1 1 (5.26%) OOD
1 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
1 1 (5.26%) Change Management
1 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (5.26%) MVC
1 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
1 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
1 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (5.26%) ETRM
1 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
1 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) XAML
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Telerik
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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