The first table below looks at the demand for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 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 Job Titles advertised for the Northern Ireland 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 13 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 8 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.90% 4.63% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.34% 6.02% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 2
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £388 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109 216 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 93.97% 76.87% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 124 37
Average daily rate £350 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
.NET Developer
UK

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +7 6 £375 +7.14% 1
.NET Developer
UK

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
4 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) WPF
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) LINQ
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) WinForms
5 2 (18.18%) Banking

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (9.09%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) WCF
3 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
3 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (18.18%) LINQ
4 2 (18.18%) WPF
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) WinForms
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
5 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (9.09%) LESS
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) C
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Facebook
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter